Clapping

Student Union Wants to Ban Clapping and Cheering Because it Excludes Deaf People

Britain’s largest national student union has told attendees of its annual conference they would face “consequences” for cheering and clapping because these forms of expression exclude deaf people. The National Union of Students (NUS), which…

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Atomic Bomb

What Should You Do in Case of Nuclear Attack? ‘Don’t Run. Get Inside’

The threats seem to come almost daily now out of North Korea — ballistic missile firings, preparations to test a nuclear bomb and routine bravado. State-owned media in the rogue nation last week vowed a…

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Lottery

Mega Millions ticket to increase to $2

ALBANY — Make it two dollars and a dream. Mega Millions lottery tickets will increase from $1 to $2 later this year, and the odds of winning the jackpot will decrease, according to a measure…

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Erin Moran

‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran dies at 56

Erin Moran, who played Joanie on hit TV show “Happy Days,” has died at 56. Officials got a call on Saturday afternoon about “an unresponsive female,” the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department said. “Upon the arrival,…

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Breaking News

Major Power Outages In New York City, San Francisco Come Amid Worries About Failing Infrastructure

Major power outages caused chaos on mass transit systems in both New York and San Francisco Friday, with parts of both cities’ systems still suffering ongoing outages or delays into the pre-weekend afternoon commute. The…

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Bose

Bose faces lawsuit over allegations its headphones spy on users

Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a…

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GM

General Motors says Venezuela illegally seizes auto plant

General Motors (GM.N) said on Wednesday that Venezuelan authorities had illegally seized its plant in the industrial hub of Valencia and vowed to “take all legal actions” to defend its rights. The seizure comes amid…

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Bill O'Reilly

Sources: Fox News Has Decided Bill O’Reilly Has to Go

The Murdochs have decided Bill O’Reilly’s 21-year run at Fox News will come to an end. According to sources briefed on the discussions, network executives are preparing to announce O’Reilly’s departure before he returns from…

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Aaron Hernandez

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez kills self in prison

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has committed suicide in prison, the Massachusetts Department of Corrections has confirmed. The former New England Patriots star was discovered hanging in his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional…

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Fresno

Gunman targeting white men kills three in Fresno, California

A gunman who went by the nickname Black Jesus killed three white men in downtown Fresno, California, on Tuesday, and fired at another before he was taken into custody while shouting “Allahu Akhbar,” police said….

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