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Ship, 33 sailors missing in hurricane

CNN World - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:27pm

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'No Notoriety' campaign to not name mass murderers sees progress

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 7:05pm
The family members of shooting victims who launched a campaign called "No Notoriety," aimed at discouraging news coverage of mass murderers, are starting to feel like they're succeeding.

FIFA's Sepp Blatter tells Coca-Cola: I 'will not resign'

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 7:03pm
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MSU Completes Day One of Purdue Invite

Bulldog Beat - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 7:00pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – After the first day of play at the Purdue Invite, the Mississippi State women's tennis is 3-2 in doubles play and 3-3 in singles play.

When will technology be able to predict crimes like the Oregon shooting?

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 6:44pm
A few decades from now, experts hope that algorithms and artificial intelligence will get good enough to help law enforcement officials prevent crimes like Thursday's shooting in Oregon.

A vigilante hacker is changing 10,000 WiFi passwords

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 6:41pm
Someone is hacking unprotected WiFi routers everywhere -- and forcing them to be on guard.

Princess Leia's 'Slave Bikini' sold for $96,000 at auction

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 6:15pm
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Scottrade hacked, customer data stolen

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:58pm
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NFL's plan for world domination

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:33pm
The National Football League is the by far the richest sports league in the world. But its popularity comes to a screeching halt at the U.S. border.

MSU, American Cancer Society teaming up to ‘TACKLE CANCER’

MSU News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:20pm

Contact: Sasha Steinberg

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University and the American Cancer Society are inviting members of the campus and surrounding communities to attend the inaugural “TACKLE CANCER” Kickoff Event.

Taking place Thursday [Oct. 8] at Davis Wade Stadium’s Gridiron Club, festivities begin at 7 p.m. Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. The event also will feature a silent auction and special appearances by The Famous Maroon Band, new Bully mascot Jak and MSU cheerleaders.

Straton Karatassos, MSU associate athletic director for development, will serve as emcee.

Tickets are $50 per person. To purchase tickets, make a general donation or obtain sponsorship information, contact Libba Hardwick at or visit

“Mississippi State is the first school in the SEC to launch the new ‘TACKLE CANCER’ breast cancer awareness program benefitting the American Cancer Society,” said Julia Meyers, corporate relations account manager for ACS Mid-South Division in Birmingham, Alabama.

Victoria A. “Tori” Wilson, co-director for the MSU Student Association’s health and sustainability committee, said breast cancer awareness activities have been scheduled for the week leading up to Saturday’s [Oct. 10] “Think Pink” home football game against the Troy University Trojans.

Fans in the upper levels of Davis Wade Stadium are encouraged to wear white, while those in the lower levels are asked to wear maroon.

Breast cancer survivors also will be honored during the game. Those who would like to be recognized are asked to contact Meyers at (404) 538-6069 or

The week’s events include:

Oct. 7—Wellness Wednesday on the Drill Field

The SA’s health and sustainability and community and governmental relations committees will pass out stickers, hashtag #TACKLECANCERMSU bracelets and fast fact sheets to raise breast cancer awareness. Additionally, committee members will be promoting a #TACKLECANCERMSU Instagram contest. Prizes will be awarded.

Oct. 8, 4-6 p.m.—The Pink Dawg Walk, Chadwick Lake walking track at Joe Frank Sanderson Center

MSU’s Department of Health Promotion and Wellness again is sponsoring this free, family-friendly breast cancer awareness event. The first 350 people who complete the walk will receive a free t-shirt. Breast health and cancer prevention information will be available at various educational stations. Participants also can enjoy samplings of healthy recipes and other free treats. Prizes will be awarded to those deemed the best dressed in pink attire.

Oct. 9—Pink Friday

In addition to supporting the university’s “Maroon Friday” tradition, interested members of the campus community are encouraged to wear pink all week to promote breast cancer awareness.

For more details, contact Wilson at

Additional information about MSU Athletics may be found at

MSU is Mississippi’s leading university, available online at

Tesla posts another strong sales quarter

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:08pm
A one-week shutdown due to the launch of its new Model X didn't stop Tesla Motors from once again posting strong sales in the third quarter.

Arianna Huffington says she'll support a HuffPost union

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:54pm
If employees at the Huffington Post want to form a union, they apparently have the blessing of their president and co-founder.

Breast cancer awareness Pink Dawg Walk returns to MSU

MSU News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:53pm
Jordan Ramsey walks the 2014 Pink Dawg Walk with her father, Lynn Reinschmidt, and her son, Ryan. The family participates to promote awareness and preventative measures, as well as in memory of Judy Reinschmidt, who passed away in 2003 from breast cancer. (Photo by Lee Bryant)

Contact: Georgia Clarke

Jordan Ramsey walks the 2014 Pink Dawg Walk with her father, Lynn Reinschmidt, and her son, Ryan. The family participates to promote awareness and preventative measures, as well as in memory of Judy Reinschmidt, who passed away in 2003 from breast cancer.

STARKVILLE, Miss.—In recognition of an illness that affects more than 200,000 American women each year, Mississippi State’s Department of Health Promotion and Wellness is hosting the second Pink Dawg Walk on Thursday [Oct. 8] as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

From 4-6 p.m., all are encouraged to dress in their most creative pink attire for the mile-long walk around the Chadwick Lake walking track.

In addition to the walk, educational stations will be available with information on breast health and cancer prevention. The first 350 people to complete the walk will receive a free t-shirt.

Pumpkin decorating, healthy fall treats and recipes and special appearances from MSU’s mascot Jak and the Chick-Fil-A cow will contribute to the fun.

“So many people are affected by breast cancer. Everyone knows at least one person who has been diagnosed with it. The survival rate continues to increase partly due to people being more aware and learning more about early detection. Events like this are designed to increase awareness but have a little fun while doing it,” said JuLeigh Baker, a health and wellness educator for University Health Services.

“This is a great event for the MSU family to come out to show support and create more awareness for breast cancer and its survivors,” she added.  

In addition to MSU’s Department of Health Promotion and Wellness, sponsors of the event are Baptist Hospital Cancer Center, Gentiva Home Health and Hospice, Center for Breast Health and Imaging of Starkville and Aramark.

MSU is Mississippi’s leading university, available online at

The acronyms teens really use on social media

Health - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:48pm

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It's harder for Millennials to keep weight off

Health - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:47pm

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I was on food stamps. Now I run an organic delivery startup

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:43pm
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The gig economy: More people might have jobs than you think

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:36pm
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Quiz: Name the CNNers from their junior high photos

Health - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:34pm
Can you guess the CNN talent from their eighth-grade photos? A CNN special report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens," airs Monday, October 5, at 9 p.m. ET.

Categories: Health

NY Daily News hires columnist and activist Shaun King

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:33pm
Shaun King, a Daily Kos columnist and a prominent voice in the Black Lives Matter movement, has been hired by the New York Daily News, the paper announced on Friday.

Stocks rally at the end despite weak jobs report

Business News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:11pm
There's no sugarcoating it. The September jobs report was not good. And it's adding to the considerable amount of confusion that investors have about the global economy and financial markets.

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