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CNN Fires News Editor over 50 Instances of Plagiarism

CNN has fired a news editor after they discovered around 50 instances of plagiarism in her articles. Marie-Louise Gumuchian has been terminated after CNN’s internal investigation. According to the company, Gumuchian wrote frequently about international events–especially in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. She worked out of CNN’s London bureau. CNN says that they’ve edited out plagiarized passages from her …

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Budget Vacations: Websites, Destinations, And More

Vacation is all I ever wanted. It’s a chance to get away. And it can be spent with or without other people. But what do you do when you want to take a vacation but all you can find are resorts that charge an arm and a leg or five-star hotels that don’t live up to the billing? Enter budget …

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Ayrton Senna: A Racing Legend Remembered

He was a Formula One driver who transcended his sport, a man who amassed 161 Grand Prix starts, 41 wins, and three World Championships, and did so with a rare humility rarely seen in sports today. Ayrton Senna died on May 1, 1994, when his car crashed into a concrete barrier while he was leading the 1994 San Marino Grand …

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Beef Recall Investigation Reveals Company Deception

It’s a case that previously had been known for the sheer volume of the recall—millions of pounds of bad meat, retrieved from thousands of stores across the country. But CNN is now reporting that the case has a far more sinister tone. According to an article by CNN, federal investigators began surveillance on the slaughterhouse owned by Rancho Feeding Corp. …

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Steve Israel: GOP Base Is Unfortunately “Animated by Racism”

Steve Israel, Democratic congressman of New York and chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told CNN’s “State of the Union” that “to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate.” Israel has not been the only high ranking Democrat to call out the Republican Party on racism. “I think race …

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George W. Bush Painting Exhibit Panned by Critics

The George W. Bush Center began a new exhibit today of the former president’s portraits of world leaders. His artwork is being universally condemned by art critics. “George W. Bush paints like a beginning college art major,” Mat Gleason of the Coagula Art Journal told CNN, “The haste in which these pictures appear to have been completed reveal an artist …

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West African Virus Death Toll Rises Above 80

West Africa is bracing itself for the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in nearly a decade. CNN is reporting that the death toll has risen to 85 with dozens more ill. The deaths are among 137 cases reported by the World Health Organization, which said the outbreak has “rapidly evolved” since starting in southeastern Guinea. Other suspected affected areas …

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Piers Morgan Bids Adieu With Shot at NRA

Piers Morgan bid adieu to his television viewers on Friday, replete with a shot at the NRA and a plea for Americans to become more stringent about gun control. Morgan’s show was canceled due to low ratings. Critics say the British native is “out of touch” with American culture. “We gave everything we had and loved every minute of it. …

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Piers Morgan Ends Show’s Run With Gun Control Plea

Piers Morgan ended his CNN show’s 3-year run with a final shot at the NRA, pleading with the country to take another look at gun control policies. The cancellation of “Piers Morgan Live” was announced last month with Morgan admitting that his stance on gun control issues hadn’t made him very popular with many of his viewers. “Look, I am …

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CNN Producers Arrested Trying to Get into World Trade Center Site to Cover Recent Break-ins of the WTC Site

Two CNN producers have failed at something a set of BASE jumpers and a 16-year-old parkour enthusiast succeeded in doing: getting past security and scaling the World Trade Center. Reuters reports that 35-year-old Yon Pomrenze and 26-year-old Conner Fieldman Boals were arrested and charged with criminal trespass, obstruction of governmental administration, and disorderly conduct after attempting to bypass security at …

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Elephants Escape Circus In Missouri

Three elephants escaped their enclosure and went on a stroll this past Saturday—through the employee parking lot of the St. Louis Moolah Shrine Circus. Eyewitnesses told CNN that the elephants had become spooked by noises from the circus goers and managed to find a way out of their enclosure into the parking lot, where they were eventually rounded up by …

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The World Wide Web Turns 25 This Week

In 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee turned on the World Wide Web. Since then, it has become one of the most pervasive technologies ever created. In fact, one could argue that it’s the most important invention in human history. To celebrate the Web’s 25th anniversary, CNN has shared the very first news report it put out on the Web. Unfortunately, the …

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