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  • Divorce sheds light on Michael Moore's wealth

    Oscar-winning director Michael Moore, famous for documentaries challenging capitalism, has divorced his wife of 22 years following a civil court proceeding in Michigan that drew attention to his wealth. "'Kathleen and Michael have mutually and amicably reached a divorce settlement'," read a posting…

    AFP
  • NASCAR drivers want changes on the schedule

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France says nothing drastic will be done to next year's schedule.

    Associated Press
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  • Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

    XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

    Associated Press
  • Man Who Killed Neighbor Over Tree-Trimming Feud Has No Regrets

    Michael Vilkin Said He Was Acting in Self-Defense When He Shot His Neighbor John Upton

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  • Former WWE champ nabs suspected burglar in Arizona

    A hapless burglar in Arizona learned a hard lesson when he broke into the Phoenix home of former World Wrestling Entertainment heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan, police said on Friday. The ex-professional grappler gave chase and was able to catch 22-year-old Cesar Sosa. Sergeant Tommy Thompson, a…

    Reuters
  • Top Obama Aide Concerned by Impeachment Threats

    Dan Pfeiffer, a top aide to President Obama, said that the White House is taking the threat of a possible impeachment attempt by Republicans seriously.  “I think a lot of people in this town laugh that off,” Pfeiffer told reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast. “I would not discount…

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Israel kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, as Israel's Security Cabinet was to decide whether to expand its operation or consider ideas for a cease-fire.

    Associated Press
  • Kansas man arrested after baby girl dies in hot car

    A foster parent for a 10-month-old Kansas girl who died after being left in a car in sweltering heat for more than two hours has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated child endangerment, police said on Friday. The man and the older child went into the home without realizing the baby was still in…

    Reuters
  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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    Worldwide demonstrations against Israel's military aggression in Gaza (45 photos)

    Across the globe, demonstrators call for a stop to Israel's offensive in Gaza. Here's a look at some the best photos of the protests. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr.

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  • Three children killed, three adults hurt in Philadelphia carjacking

    By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Three children were killed and three adults, including their mother, injured on Friday when a carjacked SUV swerved out of control in Philadelphia, striking a sidewalk church fundraiser, police said. The crash occurred at about 11:15 a.m. after two men used…

    Reuters
  • Chinese grad student found beaten to death near USC campus

    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has been found dead in his off-campus apartment after being assaulted late at night on his way home, police and university officials said. The body of Xinran Ji, 24, an…

    Reuters
  • Dallas Cowboys LB McClain convicted in Alabama

    DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A judge on Friday convicted Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his Alabama hometown and imposed an 18-day jail term that could interrupt the player's bid to restart his career.

    Associated Press
  • Arizona inmate takes nearly two hours to die in botched execution

    By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection on Wednesday and his lawyers said he "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States. The execution of…

    Reuters
  • TYKE BECOMES A TERROR WHEN MOM TAKES BACK HER CELLPHONE

    DEAR ABBY: When my friend "Fran" and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies. If she tries to take the phone from her 6-year-old to make a call or recharge the phone, he starts yelling at her, pushes her, pulls her skirt and hits her. Her reaction…

    Dear Abby
  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • California man says he shot fleeing intruder who said she was pregnant

    Police have released few details about the Tuesday night shooting in the middle-class Bixby Knolls neighborhood of Long Beach, south of Los Angeles. Tom Greer, 80, told Los Angeles television station KNBC that he is the Bixby Knolls resident who shot the woman, striking her twice in the back just…

    Reuters
  • Nigeria fears as man falls ill with Ebola-like symptoms

    A Liberian man has been hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms, but it is not yet clear if he is infected with the killer virus, Nigerian officials said Thursday. The 40-year-old Monrovia resident arrived in Nigeria's mega-city on Sunday and was admitted to hospital on Tuesday suffering…

    AFP
  • Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.

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    Two men charged in Chapel Hill beating death of UNC professor

    Police say they have charged two men after a robbery and beating victim has died

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  • Russia firing artillery on Ukraine troops: US

    The United States on Thursday said it had evidence Russian forces were firing artillery from inside Russia on Ukrainian troops, in what officials called a "clear escalation" of the conflict. Moscow is also planning to "deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers" to the pro-Russian…

    AFP
  • Suspect in 1992 slaying of Illinois teen arrested in California

    An elderly California man, long suspected in the unsolved killing of a Chicago-area youth 22 years ago, has been arrested in Los Angeles on a murder warrant from Illinois prosecutors, a spokeswoman for the Cook County state's attorney said on Thursday. Robert Serritella, 71, is wanted in the…

    Reuters
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    Are you sick and tired of frequent bathrooms trips that wake you up at night and dominate your day? There's a new product that helps.

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