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Kyrie Irving, Al Horford lead Celtics past 76ers for first win

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 9:29pm

The Celtics won for the first time without Gordon Hayward, 102-92 over the 76ers.

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How accurate is 'Only the Brave'? Here's what the movie gets right and wrong

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 8:49pm

'Only the Brave,' an intense firefighter drama starring Josh Brolin, tells a true story. But how real is the movie's narrative?

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Amazon Prime is popular, but in three-quarters of all U.S homes? That's open to debate

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 7:41pm

Estimates for how many U.S. households have Prime memberships vary between 75% and 40%

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Student debt forgiven, but wounded vet gets $62K tax bill

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 7:38pm

A state senator dubbed the situation “the definition of insanity.”

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Google's parent sends Internet balloons to reconnect Puerto Rico cell phones

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 7:29pm

Two Project Loon balloons are hovering over Puerto Rico, giving some AT&T customers the ability to send texts and emails and get basic access to Web.

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Why cocaine cut with fentanyl ‘changes the game’

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 6:57pm

Even trace amounts of fentanyl — the equivalent of a grain of salt — could be enough to trigger an overdose.

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Warrantless ICE arrest of man inside house under investigation

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 6:39pm

A video taken by a man remodeling a house in Oregon shows federal immigration agents arresting his co-worker, even though they acknowledged they lacked a warrant to enter the home.

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Marshawn Lynch suspended for one game for making contact with referee

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 6:34pm

Marshawn Lynch was ejected from the Raiders' win over the Chiefs on Thursday night for his role in an altercation.

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Boo! Taco Bell's scariest product yet is the Kit Kat Chocoladilla

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 6:18pm

It's basically a melted candy bar in a flour tortilla. Sounds delicious, right?

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Smaller airlines face more competition for crews as Air Force plans to recall 1,000 pilots

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 6:16pm

The Air Force plan to recall 1,000 pilots from retirement could hurt regional airlines already struggling to hire beginning pilots.

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Boo! Here's what it's like to be a 'scare actor' at a haunted Halloween attraction

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 6:14pm

I turned into a demon and made people scream (and laugh) at a Universal Studios Hollywood's 'Horror Nights.'

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Court blocks undocumented teen's abortion — for now

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 6:09pm

A federal appeals court sought a compromise Friday in an undocumented teen's battle with the Trump administration over an abortion.

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Chilean poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer, experts say

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 5:32pm

The leftist writer died in the chaos following Chile’s 1973 right-wing military coup. Some have speculated that he was poisoned.

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In firing Dusty Baker, Nationals' gutless arrogance on display

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 5:30pm

The Nationals' history of mistreating their managers reared its head again Friday.

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If you're serious about cleaning your home, you need a canister vacuum

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 3:52pm

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Verizon out as IndyCar title sponsor after 2018

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 3:39pm

Search begins for new sponsor as Verizon leaves after four years as series' title sponsor.

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LaVar Ball quandary front and center after Lonzo's NBA debut

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 3:31pm

Lonzo Ball gets to deal with the backlash that comes with all the hype, and if opening night was any indication, that’s a brutal cross to bear.

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Ex-actress Heather Kerr details the Harvey Weinstein encounter that made her quit showbiz

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 3:27pm

Plus, actress Sean Young accuses Weinstein of exposing himself to her on the set of a 1992 film and the TV academy begins disciplinary proceedings.

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Video debunks John Kelly's claim that Frederica Wilson took credit for FBI building funds

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 3:24pm

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly incorrectly accused Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson of taking credit for securing federal aid for an FBI building.

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Air Force will recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to address serious shortage

USA Today - October 20, 2017 - 3:23pm

The Air Force has been scrambling to address a huge shortfall in combat pilots. Friday's order greatly expands the Pentagon's ability to recall them.

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