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NFL Star Adrian Peterson Deactivated After Indictment in Child Injury Case



Troubling allegations regarding one of its marquee stars were not what the NFL needed after a week of scandal and outrage — but they’re just what the league got. Adrian Peterson, the star running back for the Minnesota Vikings, was indicted on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child and won’t

Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of iPhone Event



If you needed any more proof that Apple plans to release new products today, this is it.

Apple’s online store went down on Tuesday morning around 8:20 a.m. ET ahead of the company’s big launch event. Apple employees typically take the online store down a few hours ahead of big events in order to upload new product information, and it often remains down until after the event is over.

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The company is expected to unveil

Are These the Top 5 Country Albums and Music Videos of the Year?



The Country Music Association narrowed down the past year’s best albums to a field of five Wednesday while announcing the nominees for the 48th CMA Awards

The finalists for Album of the Year are no surprise, with nods going the usual suspects: Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley and Eric Church.

Lambert, last year’s Female Vocalist of the Year, leads the pack with nine nominations (see full…

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Orbitz Stock Falls After American Airlines Pulls Listings



FORT WORTH, Texas—American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.

Shares of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. fell more than 6% in afternoon trading on Tuesday.

American said it had already dropped its fares from the travel website and that US Airways listings would be pulled on Sept. 1.

Corporate customers of the airlines will still be able to book travel…

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Report: Amazon Preparing to Tackle Google AdWords



Not content with simply leading the realm of ecommerce, Amazon is reportedly set to significantly expand its own online advertising business, challenging Google‘s long-held position as the top ad network in the United States

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal that cited sources familiar with the matter, Amazon is developing an in-house ad placement platform that utilizes information it has already collected from its customers

Apple Pulls Secret App in Brazil After Judge’s Request



Days after a Brazilian judge requested in a preliminary injunction that the Secret app be removed from the Apple App Store and Google Play store, Apple has removed the virtual confession forum from the App Store in Brazil.

Secret is an app that allows users to anonymously share their most intimate confessions with other people browsing the app. Paulo Cesar de Carvalho, the presiding judge, argued that the app is an agent of online bullying and therefore detrimental to the public. He ordered…

UK to ‘Protect Kids’ by Rating Music Videos Like Movies



British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a new program that will rate music videos like movies — though it’s not clear how effectively it will block inappropriate content

“We’re going to help parents protect their children from some of the graphic content in online music videos,” Cameron said in a speech to the Royal College of GPs in London on Monday. The three-month pilot program will begin in October

Music videos will be rated by the British…

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