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Virginia police officer denied service at restaurant

  Thursday July 28, 2016 – A Virginia police officer was refused service at a restaurant Monday because one of the cooks refused to serve her while she was in uniform. Authorities said the uniformed Alexandria police officer was standing in line at Noodles & Company when the cook came out from the back and told the cashier, “You better ...

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Rubio says yes to another Senate run after all

Wednesday June 22, 2016 – Ending weeks of political speculation, Marco Rubio announced Wednesday he has changed his mind and will run for re-election to the U.S. Senate, reversing his pledge to return to private life after his presidential campaign collapsed three months ago. Rubio cited a sense of duty to try to remain in office under either President Donald ...

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Facebook security flaw allowed hackers to alter Messenger conversations

Wednesday June 08, 2016 – A security flaw in Facebook’s Messenger, discovered by online security company Check Point Software Technologies, allowed a malicious user to alter the messages in a Facebook chat after they were sent. In one scenario, this could allow someone to send you an innocuous link in a Facebook chat, and later change it to a link ...

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Five fights that made Muhammad Ali the greatest

Muhammad Ali, who died Friday at 74, is widely considered one of the greatest boxers off all time. After defeating Zbigniew Pietrzykowski for the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Ali would win 56 of his 61 professional bouts — 37 by knockout. According to rankings at BoxRec, an independent site that catalogs and ranks more than 1.8 million fights, Ali ...

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Want to sell your house without using a realtor? Read this first

For 46-year-old Lorna Basse, a makeup artist in Alexandria, Va., deciding to sell her house on her own — without using a real estate agent — worked out well. But she said that’s only because she was lucky. “Honestly, we didn’t have a clue as to what we were doing, but for us, the stars aligned,” she said. She and ...

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Woman taken to Fla. hospital with shark attached to arm

Monday may 16, 2016 – A 23-year-old woman bitten by a nurse shark in Boca Raton, Florida, was taken to the hospital with the shark still attached to her arm, CBS affiliate WPEC reported. According to Boca Raton Fire Rescue, the call came in at approximately 1:20 p.m. on Sunday, advising that someone was bitten by a shark. Crew responded ...

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