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  • Man’s soda refill costs him $525 and gets him slapped with a federal charge

    A Charleston, South Carolina man is speaking out after receiving a $525 ticket following his soda refill at a Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital.

    Odd News
  • Ukraine disbands army unit after fiasco push into east

    Ukraine on Thursday disbanded an army unit that lost six armoured vehicles to pro-Russian militants, as Kiev's military reeled from a disastrous attempt to oust separatists in its eastern regions. "The 25th parachute brigade, members of which showed cowardice and gave up their weapons, will be…

    AFP
  • Comparison Of The Best Travel Credit Cards of 2014

    If you travel frequently, an airline or travel credit card can help save you money. We've researched the best travel credit cards to help you travel.

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  • Why Vladimir Putin Needs to Show Alaska Some Love

    Russian Leader Dissed the 49th State During Annual Question-and-Answer Session

    Good Morning America
  • Texas has been holding this man hostage for 12,600 days

    Last week, in a decision that contorted both law and fact, a state judge ruled against an illiterate, intellectually disabled black man named Jerry Hartfield. Hartfield has been imprisoned for more than 33 years — without a valid conviction or sentence authorizing his confinement. In the latest…

    The Week
  • FATHER OF FOUR IS SELFISH TO PUT HIS HEALTH AT RISK

    DEAR ABBY: I am a 34-year-old wife and mother of four. I'm concerned about my husband. He is 44 and drinks at home every evening after work. I don't mind him having a few cans of beer, but he drinks between six and 12 a day. He refuses to see a doctor for checkups or when he is sick. I am worried…

    Dear Abby
  • Man allows 72-year-old who unwittingly bought his stolen car keep it

    Derk West of Boonville, Indiana had his car stolen and then did something very generous when he could have just taken it back.

    Odd News
  • Police say Utah mom gave birth at home before killing infants

    By Derek Jensen SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical assistance at home and then immediately killed them, police said on Wednesday. Megan Huntsman, 39, was…

    Reuters
  • Knicks ink Odom as season winds down

    Lamar Odom's twisting path from NBA champion with the Lakers to tabloid target along with reality TV star wife Khloe Kardashian has brought him, for now, to the New York Knicks. Knicks President Phil Jackson, who coached Odom on two Los Angeles Lakers title-winning teams in 2009 and 2010, announced…

    AFP
  • New Site Grants Access to Anyone's Public Record

    Did you know that your record in online and anyone can see it? Search through millions of public records and see what you can find.

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    'Displaced in C.A.R.': Victims of sectarian violence in Central African Republic (20 photos)

    Scores of internally displaced Muslims are at the heart of the humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic, where violence between Christians and Muslims has threatened to spiral into genocide. (Photographs by Goran Tomosavic/REUTERS) Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and…

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  • Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.

    Associated Press
  • Putin fields question from U.S. fugitive Snowden

    By Steve Gutterman and Alessandra Prentice MOSCOW (Reuters) - Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of U.S. intelligence eavesdropping, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin a question on Thursday during a televised call-in show. The exchange was the…

    Reuters
  • Rare Video Shows People Riding Infamous New Jersey Looped Water Slide

    Rare footage has New Jersey residents recollecting memories from a time when summer debauchery was far from limited to just the Jersey Shore.The Cannonball Loop was as talked about by New Jersey residents as the theme park it could be found in. Now, rare footage of the slide has park-goers…

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  • A Conservative Think Tank Shoots Down the Obamacare Census Conspiracy Theory

    We can now pinpoint the exact moment when the Obamacare Census Bureau conspiracy theory lost its intellectual credibility on the right. On Wednesday night, Michael R. Strain, a resident scholar at the right-leaning, pro-business, and anti-Obamacare think tank American Enterprise Institute, argued…

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

    Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still…

    AFP
  • 10 Best Midsized SUVs for 2014

    Midsized SUVs come in many shapes and sizes. There's 2-row and 3-row seating, 4-wheel drive and more! We've found this year's best options for you!

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    Calgary stabbings (13 photos)

    The son of a Calgary police officer was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the law enforcement officials called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history. Matthew Douglas de Grood, a recent graduate of the University of Calgary, picked up a large…

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  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Star Wants Nothing to Do With Sequel

    Wednesday, it was announced that a "Mrs. Doubtfire" sequel was in the works. “Elf” writer David Berenbaum is writing the script, while Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus are also attached to the project, the Hollywood Reporter stated. Read: ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Sequel in the Works The original…

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  • 'Deeply Ashamed' Ferry Captain Among First to Abandon Ship

    Authorities Investigate Korean Captain as Possible Criminal After Disaster

    Good Morning America
  • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation.

    Associated Press
  • Brain 'Stones' Found in Man with Celiac Disease

    A young man in Brazil who suffered from throbbing headaches and vision problems for 10 years turned out to have stonelike buildups of calcium in his brain.

    LiveScience.com
  • Armed robber was never told to report to prison

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison. But those instructions never came.

    Associated Press
  • Auto Dealers Cut Prices for April to Move Stock

    New car dealers are cutting their prices for the beginning of April. Visit Auto-Price-Finder.com, select your vehicle, and compare dealer quotes!

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