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Reduced-nicotine cigarettes may help smokers quit, New Study

Reduced-nicotine cigarettes may help smokers quit, New Study

A notable reduction in nicotine content in cigarettes appeared to significantly reduce smoking, nicotine exposure and nicotine dependence in adults who smoke, according to results of a randomized, double blind clinical trial. The double-blind, parallel clinical trial, conducted at 10 sites between 2013 and 2014, randomly assigned adults to smoke for 6 weeks either their usual brand of cigarettes or ... Read More »

Umpqua Community College Shooting: Shooter opens fire at school in rural Oregon town “Video”

Umpqua Community College Shooting: Shooter opens fire at school in rural Oregon town (Video)

A mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, left 10 dead and and more than 22 injured on Thursday, according to CNN. Early reports suggest a suspect has been detained, after the shooting spree before lunchtime at the Umpqua Community College in the timber town of Roseburg. The shooting took place in a science building, according to one ... Read More »

Taylor Swift Gifts Baby Boy “Ayden” With Cancer $50k

Taylor Swift Gifts Baby Boy 'Ayden' With Cancer $50k

Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to help the baby boy nephew of one of her backup dancers, who is battling cancer. “Baby Ayden, I’m lucky enough to perform with your uncle Toshi on tour,” the “Bad Blood” singer, 25, posted on the GoFundMe page for 13-month-old Ayden, whose uncle Kim “Toshi” Davidson, 28, performs on Swift’s “1989” tour. “All of ... Read More »

John Guillermin: Towering Inferno Director Dead Aged 89

John Guillermin: Towering Inferno Director Dead Aged 89

John Guillermin, known for “The Towering Inferno” and the 1976 “King Kong,” died Sunday at his home in the Topanga Canyon area of Los Angeles. He was 89. The filmmaker’s career began after studying at Cambridge University and a stint in the RAF during World War Two. His friend Nick Redman confirmed that he passed away at his home in ... Read More »

Ford issues six new recalls covering 380K vehicles

Ford issues six new recalls covering 380K vehicles

Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday announced six new recalls covering about 380,000 vehicles for 10 various models over safety defect concerns, including axle breakage and sudden braking, that have resulted in a “small number” of accidents. The latest Windstar recall includes 1998-2003 models. Dealers will inspect the rear axles of the minivans to make sure the fixes were made correctly. Read More »

Richard Glossip: Execution delayed in Oklahoma after concerns arise

Richard Glossip: Execution delayed in Oklahoma after concerns arise

The governor of Oklahoma has issued a stay of execution for Richard Glossip who was scheduled to be killed today at 3 p.m. Fallin issued the following statement: “Last minute questions were raised today about Oklahoma’s execution protocol and the chemicals used for lethal injection,” said Fallin. “After consulting with the attorney general and the Department of Corrections, I have ... Read More »