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The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards: The Performances

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards: The Performances

MTV(LOS ANGELES) -- Last night's MTV Video Music Awards were unforgettable -- and not just because of hostMiley Cyrus crazy antics andKanye Wests bizarre presidential announcement. The evening packed some major musical performances, too.

Here's who sang what:

Nicki Minajopened the show and was joined by a surprise appearance by her former Twitter sparring partnerTaylor Swift.The two sang ...

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Two Southwest Planes Clip One Another at Oakland Airport

Two Southwest Planes Clip One Another at Oakland Airport

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(OAKLAND, Calif.) Southwest Airlines says no one was hurt when two of its planes clipped one another other near a gate at Oakland International Airport Sunday night.

The wing on Southwest Airlines aircraft operating flight number 280 came into contact with the wing of another Southwest aircraft, while pushing back from the gate at Oakland Airport. No customer or emp...

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Violent Clashes Outside Parliament in Kiev

Violent Clashes Outside Parliament in Kiev

SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images(KIEV, Ukraine) -- Violent clashes erupted in Ukraine's capital city Monday as demonstrators there protested constitutional amendments being discussed by lawmakers.

Police in riot gear hurled stun grenades and smoke bombs into the crowds, and at least 10 police officers were injured in the clashes.

The parliament is discussing amendments that would grant greater au...

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Ice Cream that’s Better for You… and Doesn’t Melt?!

Ice Cream that’s Better for You… and Doesn’t Melt?!

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Reduced-fat ice cream that doesn't melt? That's what British scientists are said to be working on.

A team of scientists from the University of Edinburgh and the University of Dundee said in a written statement that they have discovered a type of protein which could be used to create ice cream that is more resistant to melting.

"The protein binds together the air, fa...

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Netflix Drops Epix in Move to Create More Original Content

Netflix Drops Epix in Move to Create More Original Content

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(LOS GATOS, Calif.) -- Now's the time to catch some of the biggest blockbusters on Netflix.

Netflix announced in a statement on Sunday that they will dropping its contract with Epix, the cable network, in pursuit of creating more original content.

Without Epix, the streaming service will not show such films as Hunger Games: Catching Fire, World War Z and Transformers...

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Scott Walker Doesn't Rule Out Building Fence Along US-Canada Border

Scott Walker Doesn't Rule Out Building Fence Along US-Canada Border

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- When it comes to securing the nation's borders, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he has heard "legitimate concerns" from voters about the need to strengthen security along the U.S. border with Canada, not just Mexico.

Asked by NBC about the notion of building a fence along the Canadian border, the Republican presidential candidate said it's an issue "for ...

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  • Tagger To Pay For Graffiti Damage

    The so called lonely tagger is avoiding time behind bars for his vandalism spree in Providence.  Devin Costa admits that he painted messages about being lonely on roofs and walls around the ci...Read More

  • Men Shot At Providence McDonald's

    Two men are injured after being shot in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant in Providence.  Police say one of the victims was shot three times at the Broad Street location, includin...Read More

  • Hasbro Helping Pawtucket Fight Bullying

    Toy maker Hasbro is looking to help Pawtucket deal with bullying.  Hasbro is set to provide the city with a 130-thousand-dollar grant to train teachers in all city schools in a system designed...Read More

  • Coventry Fire District Misses Payroll

    The financial problems continue at the Coventry Fire District.  The district was unable to make payroll for their 14 firefighters on Friday, and it appears likely they will be laid off.  ...Read More

  • Council Wants Closed Door Meeting

    The Providence City Council wants to hold a closed door meeting next week to talk about the work schedule lawsuit filed by city firefighters.  The suit seeks to block changes in work schedules...Read More

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