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The Shift: YouTube’s Rapid Response Partisans Game the News of Tragedy

In a phone interview from his home in Houston, Mr. Williams told me that he had created more than 10,000 YouTube videos over an eight-year period, posting as many as 20 monologues per day, and racking up estimated 200 million ...

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Rehab stint ends in tragedy for oxy-addicted bouncer

Freddy Carrasco had never tried heroin — until he went to rehab. The burly Staten Island bouncer was 25 years old when he flew to Florida in 2013 for his second stint in a drug treatment program. A graduate of ...

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Kids of 9/11 victims ‘rise above’ tragedy in ‘We Go Higher' film

Delaney Colaio, after the deaths of her dad and two uncles in the World Trade Center terror attack, flinched at the term “9/11 kid.” After working on an ambitious film project about the children of those killed 16 years ago, ...

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Mother’s prosecution shows ‘tragedy on top of tragedy’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 5:49 PM Parents who put their babies in unsafe sleeping positions risk criminal charges in addition to their children’s lives, experts say. A Northern Virginia woman pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and ...

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Newtown can’t forget Sandy Hook shooting tragedy

BY Edgar Sandoval, Erica Pearson NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, December 13, 2015, 4:00 AM DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images Jimmy Greene says that every day he misses his 6-year-old daughter, Ana Grace Marquez. It’s been three years since the terrible day ...

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JFK would consider Trump’s run a “tragedy” says neice

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 5:18 PM Kevin Winter/Getty Images What would one the greatest American leaders think of one of the worst? Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the eldest of Robert F. and Ethel Kennedy’s 11 children and ...

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Scott Weiland’s ex asks ‘Don’t glorify this tragedy’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 7:45 AM Scott Weiland’s family mourned his loss long before he passed away. “December 3rd, 2015 is not the day Scott Weiland died,” writes Mary Forsberg Weiland, the mother and ex-wife of ...

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‘The Big Short’ is a funny comedy about a fiscal tragedy

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, December 7, 2015, 6:53 AM Jaap Buitendijk / Paramount Pictures In “The Big Short,” Christian Bale plays Michael Burry, the first stock trader to figure out something is very very wrong with the mortgage-backed securities ...

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Georgia trooper cares for kids following Halloween tragedy

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, November 5, 2015, 9:58 AM GoFundMe The Howard children, Justin, Amaya, Damien and Travion (seen with friends) were orphaned when their parents were killed in a car crash in Morgan County, Ga., on Saturday. A ...

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Vigil for victims of trick-or-treating car tragedy in Bronx

BY Danny Lewis, Ryan Sit, Stephen Rex Brown NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, November 1, 2015, 10:15 PM Aaron Showalter for New York Daily News Natalya Perez and daughter Sanaya, who was saved from being hit by a car by ...

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