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‘She is finally at peace’: Bobbi Kristina Brown has died

(seattlepi.com)
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown was overwhelmed by the achievements and demons of others before she could begin to figure out who she was.
Bobbi Kristina died Sunday at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia, [...]

 

Monday July 27th, 2015 | No comments »


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Dodge Challenger Hellcat with VIN ending in “666” For Sale on Craigslist

 
You don’t need to be a car aficionado to figure out some of the Hellcats will become highly treasured collectibles. And when you have a blown 6.2 liter Challenger with a VIN ending in “666”, you know you’re in for a good catch.
The Challenger Hellcat we’re talking about has shown up on Craigslist earlier this [...]

 

Monday July 27th, 2015 | No comments »


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Review: Sam Smith bares soul, breaks hearts at Tampa’s Amalie Arena

 
(www.tampabay.com)
With all he’s been through over the past few months, it’s a miracle Sam Smith is still with us.
Career-threatening vocal cord surgery this spring. A Segway accident last week. A terrible sunburn in Miami only Monday. What’s next, Legionnaires’ disease? Spontaneous combustion?
Thankfully, Smith’s magnificent moan sounded no worse for the wear as he soulfully serenaded [...]

 

Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 | No comments »


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Video shows confrontation between trooper and Sandra Bland, who died in Texas jail

(www.foxnews.com)
HEMPSTEAD, Texas –  Police dashcam video shows a Texas state trooper tried to pull Sandra Bland out of her car, then drew his stun gun and threatened her after the woman who authorities say later killed herself in a jail cell refused to follow his orders.
The roadside encounter swiftly escalated into a shouting confrontation, the [...]

 

Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 | No comments »


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Leader of al-Qaeda Offshoot Khorasan Killed in U.S. Air Strike in Syria

Muhsin al-Fadhli was killed while traveling close to the Turkish border
A Pentagon spokesperson has confirmed that a U.S. air strike in Syria earlier this month killed a top leader of al-Qaeda splinter group Khorasan who had rare advanced knowledge of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
On July 8, Muhsin al-Fadhli was traveling near Sarmada, a [...]

 

Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 | No comments »


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The unbelievably lucrative business of escape rooms

Where locking up your customers can lead to 800% revenue growth in one year

(www.marketwatch.com)
You and 10 other people are locked in a room. Words, numbers and pictures are scrawled on the walls, objects scattered. A disembodied voice announces there are 60 minutes remaining to escape. A frenzy sets in as people ransack the room, looking [...]

 

Tuesday July 21st, 2015 | No comments »


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Jeffreys Bay considers drones and spotters after shark attack

 
(mg.co.za)
Officials Jeffreys Bay where a surfer came face-to-fin with a shark said they would consider hiring spotters and even using drones to prevent another scare.
Australian Mick Fanning’s lucky escape on Sunday in Jeffreys Bay – said to be one of the five best surfing locations in the world – comes two years after a swimmer [...]

 

Tuesday July 21st, 2015 | No comments »


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Man accused of giving bag of dirt to cancer patient as treatment

(www.latimes.com)
Authorities say a Northern California man claiming to practice natural medicine swindled a Thousand Oaks cancer patient out of thousands of dollars by giving her expired medication and a baggie of dirt to treat her ailments.
incent Gammill is out on bail after Ventura County sheriff’s officials say he was furnishing dangerous drugs without a license, [...]

 

Tuesday July 21st, 2015 | No comments »


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U.S. law enforcement, Mexico agents met on Guzman escape: Mexico official

(reuters.com)
U.S. law enforcement officials met with agents of the Mexican attorney general’s office this week to share information related to the escape from prison of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and coordinate efforts to apprehend him, a Mexican government official said on Wednesday.
Representatives from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement [...]

 

Thursday July 16th, 2015 | No comments »


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Is Siri correcting people who say Bruce instead of Caitlyn?

(dailymail.co.uk)
‘How tall is Bruce Jenner? Caitlyn Jenner is 6ft 2′: Siri is correcting users who refer to the Olympic athlete by her previous name

Apple’s voice recognition software always refers to the athlete as Caitlyn
If the user asks about Bruce Jenner, the content of the question is changed
One Tumblr user asked: ‘What is Bruce Jenner’s real [...]

 

Thursday July 16th, 2015 | No comments »