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The coroner's report on the death of Whitney Houston was released Thursday afternoon. The report ruled her death an accidental drowning from "effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use." In addition to the cocaine found in her system, the coroner said marijuana, Xanax, Flexeril and Benadryl were also present, but those drugs did not cause her death.


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"You could not have found a more perfect illustration of why people distrust Romney than to have his (adviser) say that the Etch A Sketch allows you to erase everything in the general election. You have to read the guy's quote to realize - if he had set out to highlight for everybody why we distrust Romney, I think he couldn't have done a better job." – Newt Gingrich, pouncing on a quote by Mitt Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom, who said on CNN that if Romney wins the Republican nomination, "it's almost like an Etch A Sketch - you can kind of shake it up, and we start all over again." Rick Santorum also jumped on the comments.


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