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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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'Swiss Army Man' Directors Explain The Symbolism Behind A Farting Corpse

The directors of Swiss Army Man — Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — talk to NPR's Kelly McEvers about what inspired them to make a movie about a flatulent corpse, and the deeper meaning behind it.
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Can Arnold Schwarzenegger Persuade China To Eat Less Meat?

Like the U.S., China is battling obesity and climate change. So it's urging citizens to eat less meat — and spreading the word with public service ads featuring Hollywood stars.
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Kansas Votes More Money For Public Schools To Avert Shutdown

Legislators, pressured by the state Supreme Court, passed a $38 million package for the state's underfunded schools. Justices had threatened to close all public schools in Kansas after this month.
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Shock, Rage And Gallows Humor: A Brexit Backlash On Social Media

Young voters had overwhelmingly voted to remain in the European Union. Now there's a flood of anger from those who accuse older generations of choosing a future they don't want.

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