• Soldier in battle to rid home of squatters, Florida sheriff’s office says it can’t do anything

    Soldier Michael Sharkey was deployed to Afghanistan two years ago and asked a friend to watch over his house in New Port Richey, Florida.

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  • PARENTS ARE APPALLED BY MAN'S INDIFFERENCE TO HIS YOUNG SON

    DEAR ABBY: My 23-year-old son, "Wayne," who is single, has a 3-year-old son. We didn't learn about the child until he was more than a year old, when Wayne was asked to take a paternity test. Luckily, we have been able to form a good relationship with our grandson's mother and see him often.…

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  • Inside Oprah’s Bizarre Love Triangle

    Winfrey’s stepmom gives an unfiltered Daily Mail interview about the former queen of daytime’s unusual relationship with her boyfriend—and even stranger one with her best friend.

    The Daily Beast
  • Camilla's brother dies in US after head injury

    NEW YORK (AP) — The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police said.

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  • Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

    By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…

    Reuters
  • AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

    WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.

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    Planning to settle abroad? Here are America's most overpriced cities (11 photos)

    Forbes We started with America’s 100 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and Metropolitan Divisions (MDs), all with populations of 600,000 or more. Then we factored in housing affordability, using the Housing Opportunity Index from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells…

    Forbes
  • Russia says firms leaving over sanctions can't return soon

    By Denis Dyomkin BIROBIDZHAN, Russia (Reuters) - Russia warned foreign companies working in the oil and gas sector that if they quit the country over Ukraine-related sanctions, they would not be able to return any time soon. Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoy said on Thursday that foreign…

    Reuters
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  • ‘Her crazy’: Florida woman goes on rampage after storeowner won’t exchange dollar bills for her jar of coins

    This past Monday, a woman became furious with a storeowner when he declined to exchange dollar bills for her jar of coins.

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  • Praise and playtime for royals in Canberra

    Canberra (AFP) - Prince William and wife Catherine visited children at a playground and received warm praise from Australia's monarchist prime minister in the capital Canberra on Thursday, the penultimate day of their royal tour.

    AFP
  • Obama in Tokyo backs Japan in China island row

    US President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute, but also urged Beijing to help stop North Korea from forging ahead with its "dangerous" nuclear programme. Obama described as "critically important" China's role in keeping its wayward ally…

    AFP
  • It’s Not Racist to Oppose Gay Marriage

    Lots of people compare the opposition to gay marriage and the resistance to interracial relationships. It’s a flawed analogy. Here’s why.

    The Daily Beast
  • Man charged with murder in nursing home deaths

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of his wheelchair to beat two of his roommates to death is facing a capital murder charge, police said Wednesday.

    Associated Press
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    Yosemite National Park (20 photos)

    Yosemite National Park is best known for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves and biological diversity. Almost 95 percent of the park is designated wilderness, which is defined by the Wilderness Act of 1964 as, "an area where the earth and its community of…

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  • The Missouri House Wants to Impeach Governor Jay Nixon Over Gays and Guns

    The Republican-controlled Missouri House will begin impeachment proceedings against Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday. There are three reasons, according to the state legislature's judiciary committee. First, Nixon allowed legally-married same-sex couples in the state to file joint tax returns…

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Should You Try Oil Pulling?

    Every morning for 10 days, Jennifer Beckinsale woke up, poured a tablespoon of coconut oil in her mouth and swooshed. "I had been hearing about oil pulling everywhere, and I was curious, so I figured why not," says Beckinsale, 30, a Chicago-area blogger who runs The Allergista. Advocates claim…

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  • Dead teen's mother claims negligence in deadly California crash: report

    (Reuters) - The mother of a 17-year-old student who was among 10 people killed in a highway crash in northern California earlier this month has sued FedEx Corp for negligence, California-based City News Service reported. More than 30 others were injured when a FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a…

    Reuters
  • Mark Cuban in the Hot Seat: 'Shark Tank' Star Reveals 9 Little Known Facts About Himself

    Billionaire investor Mark Cuban is no stranger to the headlines. He owns the Dallas Mavericks, he’s Mr. Shark Tank and now he’s got a new app, Cyber Dust. The new messaging app is being described as a cross between WhatsApp and Snapchat. Cyber Dust deletes...

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  • Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists.

    Associated Press
  • Teacher throws high school senior out of prom for wearing red skinny jeans

    Take the case of Shafer Rupard, a senior at Cherryville High School in the small town of Cherryville, N.C. Last Saturday, a chaperoning teacher kicked Rupard out of the Cherryville High senior prom because she was wearing a pair of red skinny jeans, reports WBTV, the CBS affiliate in Charlotte.

    The Daily Caller
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