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Pa. Company Recalling Nearly 32,000 Pounds of Chicken Products

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neirfy/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A Pennsylvania company is recalling nearly 32,000 pounds of gluten-free breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with bacteria. According to the United States Department of Agriculture said in a press release Saturday that Murry’s Inc. is recalled 31,689 pounds of chicken products that may contain Staphylococcal entertoxin. All of the products have a “best by” date ... Read More »

Fiancee’s Family Confident in Medical Care Ebola Doctor Receiving

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Craig Spencer/LinkedIn(NEW YORK) — The family of Morgan Dixon, the fiancée of the New York doctor who tested positive for Ebola, said in a statement Saturday that they are confident in the medical care he’s receiving. Dr. Craig Spencer has been in an isolation unit at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan since Thursday. His fiancée, Morgan Dixon, is also quarantined there, ... Read More »

WHO Could Field Test Ebola Vaccine by December

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Photo by Fatih Erel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The World Health Organization says an experimental Ebola vaccine could be ready for field testing by December, the BBC reports. As the number of cases of the disease has surpassed 10,000 in West Africa, with over 4,000 dead, the WHO has been working on a drug that could help combat the disease. ... Read More »

Study Says Listening to Gossip Impacts Self Evaluation

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Ridofranz/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Researchers from the Netherlands say that listening to gossip impacts the way we judge ourselves. The study, published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, looked at two separate groups, consisting of a total of 305 undergraduate students. The students listened to either positive or negative gossip, and found that either form could have a positive ... Read More »

Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead at 71

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Photo: Tina KorhonenJack Bruce, bass player for legendary supergroup Cream, has died. He was 71. A message on the musician’s official website reads, “It is with great sadness that we, Jack’s family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad and all around legend. The world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lives ... Read More »

Carlos Santana & Son Playing National Anthem at Tonight’s World Series Game

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Maryanne Bilham/RCA RecordsJust a reminder that Carlos Santana will be playing “The Star-Spangled Banner” tonight before Game Four of the 2014 World Series between his hometown San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals. The guitar legend will perform an instrumental version of the national anthem accompanied by his son Salvador. The game, which will take place at San Francisco’s ... Read More »

Chaka Khan Performs Tribute to Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire

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PAUL BERGEN/AFP/Getty ImagesChaka Khan will perform a tribute to the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, Maurice White, tonight during the 13th annual “A Great Night in Harlem” at the Apollo Theater in New York City. The event is a fundraiser for Quincy Jones‘ Jazz Foundation of America which assists needy musicians around the country. White’s brother, Earth, Wind & ... Read More »

Ray Davies Says Conflict Between Brother and Drummer Mick Avory Could Quash Kinks Reunion

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Decca Label GroupRecent comments from The Kinks‘ Ray and Dave Davies have suggested that the contentious siblings are finally close to agreeing on doing a new project together in the coming year. NowRay now has revealed a major roadblock is standing in the way of a band reunion. The 70-year-old singer/songwriter tells U.K. newspaper The Telegraph that the obstacle to ... Read More »

NJ, NY Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After Doctor Case

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — The New York doctor who tested positive for Ebola wasn’t required to quarantine himself when he returned to New York City after treating Ebola patients in Guinea. Instead, Dr. Craig Allen Spencer went about his life, hitting a popular restaurant and bowling alley before his diagnosis — and sending health officials scrambling in the aftermath. But ... Read More »