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Kim Kardashian’s dress catches fire at fashion awards

Pharrell Williams and his wife 'save' Kim Kardashian from a different type of wardrobe malfunction.

File-This April 9, 2012, file photo shows Instagram being demonstrated on an iPhone in New York. Social media websites Facebook and Instagram have stopped working Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The problem is affecting users in Australia but also in other countries including the United States. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File)

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Instagram takes steps to open platform to advertisers

Instagram will make ads available to all types of businesses, not just hand-selected brands.

In this photo taken Tuesday, March 24, 2015, TSA agents work at a security check-point at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash.

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TSA head reassigned after poor security report

Melvin Carraway, head of the TSA, is being reassigned after agents were able to smuggle numerous prohibited items past checkpoints.

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SPCA: no new leads in potential cat poisonings

Four sick cats brought in over the weekend have now died, and a fifth is being cared for at Cornell.

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Sex ed field trip angers parents

A sex education teacher has angered parents by taking students on a field trip to an adult novelty store in Minneapolis.

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter attends a news conference at the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has received personal assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country's economic problems will not affect its ability to host the 2018 World Cup.

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Sepp Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

Despite a recent re-election, FIFA President Sepp Blatter will resign amid a widening corruption scandal.

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, Senate Commerce Committee member Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. displays the parts and function of a defective airbag made by Takata of Japan that has been linked to multiple deaths and injuries in cars driven in the U.S., during the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Government statistics released Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 show that automakers issued 803 recalls totaling almost 64 million vehicles in the U.S. last year, more than double the old record set a decade earlier.

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Owners may need to replace Takata air bags more than once

Millions with Takata air bags may need more repairs because of shortages of replacement parts and uncertainty over defective repair parts.

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Cornell lobbies to keep status quo for student-athlete insurance plans

Colleges, universities around New York say costs would soar for insurance if changes occur

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Local airport manager sees silver lining in TSA report

Ithaca Airport manager Mike Hall says information could lead to more vigilance in security.

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leaves the field after an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Vikings will open their optional team practices this week without Peterson. The star running back has told coach Mike Zimmer that he will not attend the three days of team work that begin Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday, May 24, 2015. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly on the issue. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota Vikings

Adrian Peterson is returning to the Minnesota Vikings after missing the final games last season while addressing child abuse charges.

Paris city employees remove a railing loaded with locks on the famed Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, Monday June 1, 2015. Lovers in Paris, beware: City authorities are taking down thousands of padlocks affixed to the famed Pont des Arts bridge. The city council says the locks, usually hung by couples to express eternal love, cause long-term damage to Paris heritage and sometimes pose a security risk. Last summer a chunk of fencing fell off under their weight.

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Paris removes ‘love locks’ from famed bridge

City authorities in Paris are taking down thousands of padlocks affixed to the famed Pont des Arts bridge.

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Burglar’s red underwear leads to police arrest

The blue sneakers were the subject of the crime. But it was a Long Island man's red underwear that led him into the hands of police.

A Boston terrier named Mango relaxes after winning best of opposite sex at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.

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Woman reunited with family dog after 7 years

A South Florida woman has been reunited with her Boston Terrier who ran away seven years ago.

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Tropical Storm Blanca expected to become major hurricane

Tropical Storm Blanca is forecast to rapidly strengthen and become a major hurricane later this week over the eastern Pacific.

Vocalist Jonathan Davis of Korn performs in concert at The Wiltern on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Los Angeles.

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Korn frontman going country with Big & Rich

Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is working with country duo Big & Rich for a new music collaboration.

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Wild animals react to their reflections

What happens when you put a large mirror in the jungle? Strange things.

Eddie Redmayne poses in the press room with the award for best actor in a leading role for "The Theory of Everything" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Eddie Redmayne officially joins Harry Potter spin-off

Eddie Redmayne is joining the Harry Potter franchise as Newt Scamander in spin-off series "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

A woman is helped after being pulled out by divers from a sunken ship in Jianli, Hubei province, China, June 2, 2015. REUTERS/cnsphoto

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Hundreds missing after ship capsizes on Chinese river

Rescuers search for more than 400 people missing after a ship capsized on the Yangtze River in one of China's worst shipping disasters.

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Conference scheduled in sexual harassment case of Southern Tier police chief

Female officer accused Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski of sexual harassment in March

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Oneida Indian Nation opens new “Wizard of Oz”-themed casino

$20 million casino opens Tuesday in Chittenango

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Slipknot, Judas Priest, Korn and dozens of their friends to invade ‘Knotfest’ this fall

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The two-day festival includes 50 of rock's biggest bands.

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This is one way to (not) cut a watermelon

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Don't ask this guy to make a fruit salad.

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How to hold a baby

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We all know a guy who could use this "instructional video."

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World’s ‘ugliest’ dog crowned at California pageant

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A plucky mixed breed with a humped back and pit bull heritage is the epitome of ugly excellence.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: If ‘Minecraft’ was a movie

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Sure it's got rudimentary graphics and no specific goals, but "Minecraft" is one fun game.