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Water heater malfunction mistaken for gunfire at high school

Water heater malfunction mistaken for gunfire at high schoolHAMPSTEAD, N.C. (AP) — Classes were delayed by a few hours at a group of North Carolina schools Friday after loud noises from a high school's malfunctioning water heater prompted a report of an active shooter and a massive law enforcement response.



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Man Stabbed At Haunted House After Knife Mistaken For Prop: Police

Man Stabbed At Haunted House After Knife Mistaken For Prop: PoliceA man looking for a scare at a haunted house got one that he'll likely never



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How Kofi Annan Once Reacted To Being Mistaken For Morgan Freeman

How Kofi Annan Once Reacted To Being Mistaken For Morgan FreemanWith the passing of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan,



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Florida Massacre Survivor Describes Harrowing Experience Of Being Mistaken For Shooter

Florida Massacre Survivor Describes Harrowing Experience Of Being Mistaken For ShooterLorenzo Prado, a student who survived last week’s deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, recounted the terrifying experience of being mistaken for the gunman.



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Indian DJ receives death threats after being mistaken for FCC commissioner who repealed net neutrality

Indian DJ receives death threats after being mistaken for FCC commissioner who repealed net neutralityThe wave of online discontent with the Federal Communications Commission decision to reverse Internet neutrality rules has yielded one unlikely victim: A 42-year-old Indian DJ. As the American agency marched closer this year to making a decision that would allow telecommunications companies to discriminate when it comes to bandwidth, Internet mobs took up their virtual pitchforks and began circling around the Instagram account of FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai. Ajit Pai, the DJ who lives in Goa, India, says that he first noticed the strangely abusive comments about two months ago, but wasn’t immediately sure why he had been targeted.



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Roy Moore mistaken in Alabama recount claim

Roy Moore mistaken in Alabama recount claimRachel Maddow reports on why Roy Moore is mistaken to believe he can call for a recount in the senate race he just lost, apparently the result of misleading guidance from the Alabama secretary of state.



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Harvey Fierstein Responds To Being Mistaken For Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Fierstein Responds To Being Mistaken For Harvey WeinsteinHarvey Fierstein has been inadvertently thrust into a sexual harassment scandal that’s shaken up Hollywood.



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Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrestNEW YORK (AP) — Former pro tennis star James Blake testified on Tuesday that a plainclothes police officer wearing a T-shirt and jeans didn't identify himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him in a mistaken arrest in 2015 outside a Manhattan hotel.



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