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Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

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Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

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Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

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Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

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James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

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Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber drives a quad bike at the beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame on the outskirts of Panama City in a January 27, 2014 file photo.

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Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation and collision on Friday.

A Delta Air Lines jet takes off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., Monday, July 28, 2014. In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

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Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport.

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Illinois Ranked at the Top for School Emergency Plans

Illinois is the nation’s most improved state when it comes to establishing emergency plans for children

The cover of People magazine, dated 15th September, 2014, featuring the wedding of Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt.

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Angelina Jolie debuts wedding dress featuring kids’ artwork

Angelina Jolie has debuted photos of her surprise nuptials to Brad Pitt, revealing she wore a designer wedding gown featuring artwork by their six children.

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Prisons and Power

A spokesman for AFSCME says power failures highlight a lack of necessary funding

Miley Cyrus performing live on stage on 'The Bangerz Tour' concert at Forum di Assago.

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Miley Cyrus defends weed photos

Miley Cyrus has defended her decision to publish pictures of her cannabis habit online, insisting she does not promote drug-taking to kids or feature it in her songs.

Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Kirsten Dunst criticizes Apple over naked photo leak

Kirsten Dunst was among a number of celebrities targeted by a hacker who published explicit personal pictures on the Internet.

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U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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Sam fails to secure spot on Rams practice squad

Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the NFL looks even more remote.

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Study: High-action TV shows lead to more snacking

Watching high-energy TV programs might make watching calories harder, a new study suggests.

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Carrie Underwood expecting her first child

Singer Carrie Underwood and her pro hockey player husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.

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Amid foreign crises, Obama takes solace in economic turnaround

With economic growth now far more robust than when he took office, Obama finds some measure of solace on the domestic front.

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Dozens arrested at Made in America music festival

The two-day festivals in Philly and L.A. kept police busy.

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Fast-food workers plan intensified protests

McDonald's line cooks, Burger King cashiers, and other fast-food restaurant workers across the U.S. plan to walk off the job.

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Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber drives a quad bike at the beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame on the outskirts of Panama City in a January 27, 2014 file photo.

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation and collision on Friday.

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Kanye West confronted SNL comedian over MTV VMAs spoof

Kanye West American rapper, songwriter, record producer, film director, entrepreneur, and fashion designer, Kanye West attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival is a world's meeting place for professionals in the communications industry.

Kanye West has urged SNL's Jay Pharoah not to make light of his hard work after the rapper was spoofed during the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Angelina Jolie debuts wedding dress featuring kids’ artwork

The cover of People magazine, dated 15th September, 2014, featuring the wedding of Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt.

Angelina Jolie has debuted photos of her surprise nuptials to Brad Pitt, revealing she wore a designer wedding gown featuring artwork by their six children.

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Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault

Singer Chris Brown leaves District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, after pleading guilty on a misdemeanor assault. Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hitting a man outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served. He spent two days in a District of Columbia jail in this case.

Chris Brown appeared at a court in Washington, D.C. and admitted beating up a man outside a hotel in the city last year.

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Miley Cyrus defends weed photos

Miley Cyrus performing live on stage on 'The Bangerz Tour' concert at Forum di Assago.

Miley Cyrus has defended her decision to publish pictures of her cannabis habit online, insisting she does not promote drug-taking to kids or feature it in her songs.