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  • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:49:40 GMT
    Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
  • Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

    Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:02:52 GMT
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she...
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who Ballmer was. But in short order she...
  • Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:39:35 GMT
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state...
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and...
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  • Israel identifies body as missing American student

    Israel identifies body as missing American student

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:39:35 GMT
    Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week.
    Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said.
  • WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

    WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:31:23 GMT
    The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
    The past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak in West Africa began, the World Health Organization said Friday, offering more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
  • US delivers military aid to Lebanon

    US delivers military aid to Lebanon

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:31:22 GMT
    The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war.
    The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war.
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  • Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

    Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:31:14 GMT
    Inflation has fallen to an annual 0.3 percent in August for the 18 countries that use the euro, underlining the shakiness of the continent's economic recovery.
    Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to 0.3 percent in August, a worrying sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take drastic steps to save a stalling recovery.
  • Largest UK retailer warns on profits, shares drop

    Largest UK retailer warns on profits, shares drop

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:09:17 GMT
    Tesco shares have dropped sharply after Britain's largest retailer by revenue issued another profit warning and slashed its dividend to shareholders by 75 percent.
    Tesco shares have dropped sharply after Britain's largest retailer by revenue issued another profit warning and slashed its dividend to shareholders by 75 percent.
  • Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:01:55 GMT
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home.
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.
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  • Missing Pit Bull Puppy Found Safe in Cat City

    Missing Pit Bull Puppy Found Safe in Cat City

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:22:17 GMT
    We first reported yesterday about a Pit Bull Puppy stolen from the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. Today, we learned the puppy was found safe late last night at a residence in Cathedral City.  Cathedral City Police Department put out this press release this afternoon:  On August 28th, 2014, at about 1130 hrs, CCPD Officers responded to the 68100 block of Estio Road, Cathedral City, regarding information that was received about a stolen dog from the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. 
    We first reported yesterday about a Pit Bull Puppy stolen from the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. Today, we learned the puppy was found safe late last night at a residence in Cathedral City.  Cathedral City Police Department put out this press release this afternoon:  On August 28th, 2014, at about 1130 hrs, CCPD Officers responded to the 68100 block of Estio Road, Cathedral City, regarding information that was received about a stolen dog from the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. 
  • You Ask. We Investigate.® Dog Attack in Palm Desert

    You Ask. We Investigate.® Dog Attack in Palm Desert

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:24:41 GMT
    PALM DESERT - A dog attack in a Palm Desert neighborhood led to a hearing at the City with animal control and the injured dog's owners, Peter and Jana Koroczynsky. The Koroczynsky's nine-year-old terrier mix, Oscar, suffered back injuries and bruising on August 13 outside their neighborhood.
    PALM DESERT - A dog attack in a Palm Desert neighborhood led to a hearing at the City with animal control and the injured dog's owners, Peter and Jana Koroczynsky. The Koroczynsky's nine-year-old terrier mix, Oscar, suffered back injuries and bruising on August 13 outside their neighborhood.
  • KMIR EXCLUSIVE: 'It was Like a Bad Movie' Says Armed Robbery Victim

    KMIR EXCLUSIVE: 'It was Like a Bad Movie' Says Armed Robbery Victim

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:36:40 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS - 82-year-old Topper Smith was victim of an armed robbery inside his Palm Springs home at Sunshine Villas, a gated community."I came out of my room and found this man standing with his arm around her neck with a very large butcher knife in his hand," remembers Smith.
    PALM SPRINGS - 82-year-old Topper Smith was victim of an armed robbery inside his Palm Springs home at Sunshine Villas, a gated community."I came out of my room and found this man standing with his arm around her neck with a very large butcher knife in his hand," remembers Smith.
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