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Tiger Woods’ big talk the sign everyone has been waiting for

 
www.nypost.com
NASSAU, Bahamas — The state of Tiger Woods — post 15-month tournament layoff — can be characterized best by the following question-and-answer exchange at this week’s Hero World Challenge.
“What do you feel like has been the strength of your game this week?’’ Woods was asked.
“My mind,’’ Woods said.
“Can you elaborate on that?’’
“Always has been,’’ Woods [...]

 

Monday December 5th, 2016 | No comments »


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Mobsters ran a fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana for 10 years, flying the flag and issuing visas for $6,000

 
www.washingtonpost.com
For a decade, an American flag flew outside a battered pink building in Ghana’s capital city, welcoming out-of-town visitors who, once inside, found a photo of President Obama hanging on the wall. Signs confirmed to travelers — who had been bused in from the most remote parts of West Africa — that they had arrived at the [...]

 

Monday December 5th, 2016 | No comments »


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‘People want answers:’ Criminal probe of Oakland fire launched as death toll hits 36

 
www.latimes.com

The grim search for bodies in the ruins of the Oakland warehouse fire entered its third day Monday as criminal investigators began to examine who is to blame for one of the worst fires in modern California history.
Thirty-six bodies have been recovered, but officials halted recovery operations overnight due to the unstable condition of the [...]

 

Monday December 5th, 2016 | No comments »


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Huge event this Saturday at Elder Ford of Tampa from 2-4pm it’s the BTLS Foundation Raffle Drawing!

Huge event this Saturday at Elder Ford of Tampa  from 2-4pm it’s the BTLS Foundation Raffle Drawing!
Join the one and ONLY Bubba from the Bubba The Love Sponge® Morning Show and Friends
WHERE:

Elder Ford of Tampa
9560 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa 33612
Free Food – Silent Auction – BRN Garage Sale
CHECK OUT SOME OF THE BRN GARAGE ITEMS UP [...]

 

Thursday December 1st, 2016 | No comments »


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$30 Million David Bowie Auction Sets Records for Modern British Art

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There were no signs of a post-Brexit or Donald Trump election victory backlash in the art market tonight as, fairly predictably, every lot found a buyer in the first part of Sotheby’s sale of the David Bowie collection. Over 720 bidders registered to make a play for the 49 lots—more than for any other evening [...]

 

Friday November 11th, 2016 | No comments »


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Leonard Cohen Dead at 82

(www.rollingstone.com)
Leonard Cohen, the hugely influential singer and songwriter whose work spanned nearly 50 years, died at the age of 82. Cohen’s label, Sony Music Canada, confirmed his death on the singer’s Facebook page.
“It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away,” the statement read. “We have [...]

 

Friday November 11th, 2016 | No comments »


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T.I. to Lil Wayne — You Need to Be a Leader … Stop ‘Cooning’ Over Black Lives Matter!

(www.tmz.com)
T.I. is absolutely destroying Lil Wayne for his rant against Black Lives Matter … saying he pulled some “Uncle Tom s***” when he blew off the movement on “Nightline.”
T.I. begged his longtime friend to stop embarrassing himself … “You have to get outta that bubble that you’ve been living in & get out here & [...]

 

Tuesday November 8th, 2016 | No comments »


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Mutant Ebola May Have Caused Explosive Outbreak

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One mutation. A simple tweak in the Ebola gene — a C got turned into a T. That’s all it took to make Ebola more infectious during the West Africa epidemic, scientists report Thursday.
Two studies, published in the journal Cell, found that a single mutation arose early in the epidemic. It allows Ebola to infect [...]

 

Friday November 4th, 2016 | No comments »


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Man charged in Iowa cop killings financially exploited, abused mother

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DES MOINES, Iowa – An Iowa man charged in the killings of two police officers was facing intense money problems, had been found by a judge to hit and financially exploit his mother and was ordered to move out of her basement hours before the shootings.
Scott Michael Greene, 46, was arrested Thursday afternoon after [...]

 

Friday November 4th, 2016 | No comments »


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Oklahoma fugitive Michael Vance killed in shootout with police

(CNN)Michael Dale Vance, Jr., the Oklahoma fugitive who authorities said shot two officers and killed two relatives a week ago, died in a shootout Sunday night, according to FBI Special Agent Terry Weber.
Vance was killed in Dewey County, U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Dave Turk told CNN. Turk said an officer from the Dewey County Sheriff’s [...]

 

Monday October 31st, 2016 | No comments »