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George W. Bush accepted his daughter Jenna Bush Hager's ice bucket challenge

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Former President George W. Bush accepted his daughter Jenna Bush Hager's ice bucket challenge on August 20. In a hilarious twist, former First Lady Laura...
Former Manx Grand Prix winner Stephen McIlvenna has been killed during qualifying for this year's event in the Isle of Man

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Former Manx Grand Prix winner Stephen McIlvenna has been killed during qualifying for this year's event in the Isle of Man, organizers have confirmed. Stephen...
The estate of Anna Nicole has lost the final bid to obtain her late husband J Howard Marshall's fortune

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The estate of Anna Nicole has lost the final bid to obtain her late husband J Howard Marshall's fortune, seven years after the death...
Russian watchdog Rospotrebnadzor claimed McDonald’s restaurants had breached numerous sanitary laws

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Four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow have been temporarily closed by Russia’s main consumer watchdog as part of an investigation into food standards. Watchdog Rospotrebnadzor claimed...
Eric Holder has promised a full, fair and independent investigation into Michael Brown’s death as he arrived in Ferguson

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Attorney General Eric Holder has promised a "full, fair and independent" investigation as he arrived in Ferguson, Missouri, in a bid to defuse tensions...

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When businesses seek to boost profits and maintain growth, they often concentrate on increasing volume or lowering costs but neglect the role that pricing...
Vin Diesel has nominated Russian President Vladimir Putin to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Vin Diesel has nominated Russian President Vladimir Putin to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The star also put forward Angelina Jolie and Michelle Obama. Although...
Mia Robertson revealed she suffered a miscarriage in 2002 after giving birth to Reed and Cole and before having Mia

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In an interview with Closer Weekly, Duck Dynasty's Missy Robertson reveals she suffered a miscarriage before having daughter Mia. Missy Robertson told the publication that...
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal asked Willie Robertson to take on the ice bucket challenge and donate to the ALS Association

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After many celebrities have joined the Ice Bucket Challenge movement in the past weeks, all in hopes of raising money for ALS Association, Duck...
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an activity involving pouring a bucket of ice water on someone's head or donating to the ALS Association

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an activity involving pouring a bucket of ice water on someone's head or donating to the ALS Association...
Hamas military commander Mohammed Deif’s wife and son have been killed in an Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip

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Hamas military commander Mohammed Deif’s wife and son have been killed in an Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip. At least 19 Palestinians have died...
Journalist James Foley went missing in Syria in 2012

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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has released a video apparently showing the killing of American journalist James Foley, who went...
Liberia has imposed a night-time curfew in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak

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Liberia has imposed a night-time curfew in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak. In addition, it has quarantined an area of the capital...
Steve Ballmer has announced he is stepping down from Microsoft board with immediate effect

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Microsoft’s ex-CEO Steve Ballmer has announced he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect. In a public letter, Steve Ballmer said he had...
The police killing of a second black man in St Louis in 11 days has threatened to further escalate tension

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A second black man has been killed by police in St Louis, Missouri, days after Michael Brown’s death, threatening to further escalate tension. On August...
Showing no hint of worry on his face, Rick Perry flashed a thin, confident grin beneath perfect hair in his mug shot

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Texas Governor Rick Perry has been booked at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Austin, for two felony indictments of abuse of power on...
Ray J has pleaded not guilty to battery at Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward

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Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward. Los Angeles County prosecutors say Ray...