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235,000 hair dryers recalled due to fire, burn and electrical shock hazards

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The hair dryers were sold separately or as part of various hair care kits that included hair treatment products, a flat iron or a diffuser.

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Smothered, covered and at your office or wedding: Waffle House has a legit food truck Video included

The Atlanta-based company posted on its website that customers can enjoy the eatery's menu from a food truck as a part of their catering services. (Source: Waffle House) The Atlanta-based company posted on its website that customers can enjoy the eatery's menu from a food truck as a part of their catering services. (Source: Waffle House)
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Ah, Waffle House - a staple of Southern tastiness at a low, low price.  

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Woman caught in flood called 911, family: I'm going to drown

Rene Halligan, who lost her dog during the severe flooding in the Finger Lakes recently, is pictured in Trumansburg, N.Y., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth) Rene Halligan, who lost her dog during the severe flooding in the Finger Lakes recently, is pictured in Trumansburg, N.Y., Thursday, August 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)
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Rene Halligan had just enough time to call 911 and then her daughter and boyfriend, telling them she didn't think she'd survive.

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Body found at New Mexico compound identified as missing Georgia boy

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The boy's remains were discovered a few days after authorities first raided the makeshift compound earlier this month and discovered 11 emaciated children wearing rags and no shoes.

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Court docs: Phoenix man accused of beating husband to death with hammer

Andrew Aranda (Source: GoFundMe) Andrew Aranda (Source: GoFundMe)
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A 24-year-old man is facing a charge of first-degree murder after allegedly beating his husband to death with a hammer in the Phoenix apartment they share with two roommates.

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First generic EpiPen gets FDA approval

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The newly approved option made by Teva is the only approved non-brand option and can be substituted only for Mylan's EpiPen.

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Family of 7 on vacation died in Oregon collision, relative says

This Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 photo provided by the Oregon State Police shows the scene of a fatal car crash outside Burns, Ore. (Oregon State Police via AP) This Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 photo provided by the Oregon State Police shows the scene of a fatal car crash outside Burns, Ore. (Oregon State Police via AP)
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The crash happened in a remote part of Oregon about 130 miles west of the Idaho border.

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Bodies of pregnant Colorado woman, 2 daughters likely found

Authorities in Colorado are searching for a missing pregnant woman and her two young daughters. (KMGH, Family Photos) Authorities in Colorado are searching for a missing pregnant woman and her two young daughters. (KMGH, Family Photos)
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According to authorities, her husband said that their home has security cameras but they didn't capture her leaving.

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Celebrities react to Aretha Franklin's death

In this April 29, 2016 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the International Jazz Day Concert on the South Lawn of the White House of the Washington. Franklin is planning to retire this year. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) In this April 29, 2016 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the International Jazz Day Concert on the South Lawn of the White House of the Washington. Franklin is planning to retire this year. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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The 'Queen of Soul,' Aretha Franklin, died Thursday morning after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Celebrities across the country are expressing their love and celebrating the life of the iconic artist.

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Mesa homeowner yelling at hiker to get off his property goes viral

Homeowner Bill Jaffa was recorded calling police on a woman hiking the Hawes Loop Trail last month. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Homeowner Bill Jaffa was recorded calling police on a woman hiking the Hawes Loop Trail last month. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
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It’s the Mesa screaming match gone viral.

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New challenge encourages customers to leave 100% tip on restaurant bill

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A new trend is encouraging people to leave a 100% tip on their restaurant bills. 

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Teen dies days after being diagnosed with rare disease, family says

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Christopher spent most of the next 48 hours sleeping. That's when his parents knew something was wrong.

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Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft Video included

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Two Minnesota deputies helped a group of women stranded on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn.

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‘She is clearly someone’s beloved pet’: Stray Rescue looking for owner after dog hit by car Video included

"Raindrop" was struck by a car and taken to Stray Rescue of St. Louis Wednesday (Credit: Stray Rescue of St. Louis) "Raindrop" was struck by a car and taken to Stray Rescue of St. Louis Wednesday (Credit: Stray Rescue of St. Louis)
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The Stray Rescue of St. Louis is looking for a dog’s owners after it was hit by a car Wednesday.

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Macy's holding hiring event Thursday for St. Louis-area stores

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Over 95 full-time and part-time jobs are up for grabs at St. Louis-area Macy stores this fall.

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Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, FILE) Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, FILE)
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A sweeping grand jury report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania said church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they’d fielded at least one allegation about him sexually abusing a boy.

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A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

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Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?. More>>

FDA recalls 2 thyroid medications due to impurity risk

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Certain batches of hypothyroid medications are being recalled.

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Nearly $100K worth of ramen noodles stolen in Georgia, police say

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Police are trying to figure out who stole a semi-truck filled with ramen noodles.

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Anonymous donor gives Kentucky teachers $100 for school supplies

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Teachers usually have to dip in their own pockets to buy necessities for their classrooms, but not this time.

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Aerosmith to launch residency in Las Vegas next year Video included

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Corona owner makes $4 billion bet on cannabis

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Constellation Brands is spending $4 billion to boost its stake in cannabis company Canopy Growth. Constellation also owns a big wine business

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Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain, study claims

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Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at least a 50 percent lower risk of dying prematurely from heart disease and other causes, the Harvard-led study found.

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6-year-old buys $300 worth of toys on mom's Amazon account

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A Utah mother let her 6-year-old daughter order a Barbie on Amazon for her birthday. The next day, she was surprised to see a delivery driver unload a stack of six large boxes on the sidewalk. "They just started unloading box after box after box."

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Man accused of kidnapping infant in Arkansas arrested

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Authorities in Arkansas say they've apprehended a man who they say kidnapped his infant child and fled after attacking the baby's mother.

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Family: Police use taser to stun 87-year-old woman cutting flowers

This Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo released by the Murray County Jail, Ga. shows Martha Al-Bishara, 87, under arrest. (Murray County Jail via AP) This Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo released by the Murray County Jail, Ga. shows Martha Al-Bishara, 87, under arrest. (Murray County Jail via AP)
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Family members said Al-Bishara's spent about two hours at the Murray County jail before being released Friday and that she still has trouble sleeping and is nervous about going outside.

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Nearly $500K disappeared from school cafeterias. Officials say the lunch ladies did it.

Marie Wilson, 67, and Joanne Pascarelli, 61, are charged with larceny and defrauding a public community. (New Canaan Police Department) Marie Wilson, 67, and Joanne Pascarelli, 61, are charged with larceny and defrauding a public community. (New Canaan Police Department)
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For four years, nearly half-a-million dollars quietly vanished from cafeteria registers at two schools in Connecticut.

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Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical found in some cereals, report finds

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Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars contain higher levels of a chemical found in the weed killer Roundup than what the Environmental Working Group considers safe, according to a report.

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Apple: No, your iPhone isn't eavesdropping on you

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In a letter to federal lawmakers, the tech giant insisted that iPhones do not listen to what users are saying and said third-party app developers don't have access to audio data.

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Teacher battling cancer runs out of sick days, co-workers donate theirs

Robert Goodman (WPTV via CNN) Robert Goodman (WPTV via CNN)
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Within four days he had enough sick days to cover an entire semester.

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