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Kansas City Chiefs Player Shoots Girlfriend, Then Commits Suicide

A 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs player shot his girlfriend, and then fatally shot himself early Saturday at the team's training facility near Arrowhead Stadium, reports the Associated Press.

Police spokesman Darin Snapp says authorities received a call Saturday morning from a woman who said her daughter had been shot multiple times at a residence about 5 miles away from the Arrowhead complex, reports AP.

The player has been identified as Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher.

The Chiefs hosted the Carolina Panthers Sunday afternoon. Before kickoff, fans at Arrowhead Stadium observed a moment of silence for the victims of domestic violence and their families.

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Comic-Con Fans Continue The Epic Battle Between Science And Fiction

Fans of science fiction have long wrestled with the question of just how much science should be in their fiction. Advocates of different approaches met at San Diego's Comic-Con.
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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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Leaked Democratic Party Emails Show Members Tried To Undercut Sanders

Just days before the Democratic National Committee convention gets underway, WikiLeaks releases almost 20,000 emails among DNC staff, revealing discussions of topics from Bernie Sanders to the media.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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