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'Firework Oreo' Hits Store Shelves, Company Launches #MyOreoCreation Contest

'Firework Oreo' Hits Store Shelves, Company Launches #MyOreoCreation Contest

NBD. There will be three finalists, who will win $25,000 each and see their ideas on select retail shelves around the United States in May 2018 - before the grand prize victor is chosen via a fan vote in July 2018. Need some oddball Oreo flavors to jump-start your ideas? The cream inside includes red and blue popping sweets (aka pop rocks). Though the contest was officially announced minutes ago, ideas are already pouring in on Twitter , and majority have been pretty serious ... Read More

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Facebook to make debut in premium TV shows next month

Whether Facebook's users will embrace such programming is unclear. Facebook wants the advertisers to spend more on news feed advertisements, which Facebook users are now populating, spending hours of their time on scrolling down. Snapchat continues to attract young users to its youth-centric show deals for the Discover section. "They are definitely in a race right now", a third person said. Read More

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Edward Crawford, Protestor from Iconic Ferguson Photo, Found Dead

Edward Crawford, Protestor from Iconic Ferguson Photo, Found Dead

Louis Police Department but did not receive a response. "I don't believe it was a suicide", he said , adding that investigators were "being hush-hush". Police fired rubber bullets, deployed flash bang grenades and threw tear gas nearly indiscriminately at BLM demonstrators, during protests that followed the non-indictment of former Ferguson , Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson. Read More

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Drivers ID'd in Beltrami County Bus Crash

Drivers ID'd in Beltrami County Bus Crash

Seventh-grader Kristiana Norris, 13, who was sitting with friends at the back of the bus, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal (http://bit.ly/2paWALD ) the crash was fast and frightening. One person has died and 16 kids have been hospitalized after a crash involving a school bus Thursday morning. The wreck killed the driver of the passenger auto and critically injured a child in that vehicle, and authorities said at least 15 children on the bus suffered injuries including broken bones, cuts and ... Read More

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Reported details of Marshawn Lynch's contract revealed

Reported details of Marshawn Lynch's contract revealed

He seemed impending return in an earlier tweet thanking Seahawks fans and expressing his affinity for Oakland. He most recently played for the Seahawks during the 2015-2016 season before retiring months ahead of the 2016-2017 campaign. The Raiders now have Taiwan Jones and DeAndre Washington in the backfield. The Raiders need a power back like Lynch after they lost free agent Latavius Murray to the Minnesota Vikings . Read More

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Buccaneers select O.J. Howard with 19th pick of the NFL Draft

Buccaneers select O.J. Howard with 19th pick of the NFL Draft

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected former Alabama and Autauga Academy tight end O.J. Howard with the 19th pick of the NFL Draft Thursday night. The Bucs will continue to use him as an F tight end and make Howard a Y. But he'll be benched for the first three games of the 2017 season after violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy. "We still have some time there but just two years ago he was the second leading rusher in the NFL". Read More

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Filmmaker Jonathan Demme Passed Wednesday

Filmmaker Jonathan Demme Passed Wednesday

He acknowledged, however, that they essentially allowed him to fund passion projects such as Stop Making Sense (1984 ), his revered concert film about Talking Heads. There's a joyousness to Stop Making Sense that hadn't yet existed in even the best of Demme's already exemplary exploitation work. Is " Something Wild " a comedy or creepy captivity narrative? He drew an erotically anarchical performance from Melanie Griffith, as a brunette on the run, and coaxed an impressive debut from ... Read More

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What was happening in Bill O'Reilly's zone?

What was happening in Bill O'Reilly's zone?

O'Reilly' severance, totaling the equivalent of one year of his salary, would mark the latest multi-million-dollar payment by Fox News related to men accused of sexual harassment. Bill O'Reilly, longtime host of Fox News's top-rated show, "The O'Reilly Factor", will not return to the network. In his statement , O'Reilly remains defiant, insisting his exit from Fox News was "tremendously disheartening", while also slamming the "completely unfounded claims" that led Fox to end its ... Read More

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How Many Americans Are Amazon Prime Members?

How Many Americans Are Amazon Prime Members?

A trial version of the program launched in August with established media publishers, including The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal and the Chicago Tribune. CIRP estimates that about 26 percent of Prime members have opted for the monthly plan. In addition to helping vendors market their wares, Subscribe with Amazon could, like Pay with Amazon, reduce purchase friction because it enables Amazon customers to purchase and manage subscriptions through their existing Amazon accounts, ... Read More

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Silence of the Lambs Director Jonathan Demme Dead At 73

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS: Once again, strangers meet and the results are unforgettable. Now the three stars are paying homage to the legendary director. The Long Island, N.Y., native burst into Hollywood with 1970s B-movies including Caged Heat, Crazy Mama and Fighting Mad , but found commercial success in the next decade with Melvin and Howard (1980), Swing Shift (1984) and Something Wild (1986). Read More

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