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Former MLB Pitcher Ted Lilly Charged With Insurance Fraud

ex-MLB pitcher Ted Lilly charged with insurance fraud

Ted Lilly, a retired Major League Baseball pitcher, has been charged with felony insurance fraud in California. Lilly, a California native, earned an estimated $80 million to $100 million in base salary while pitching in the big leagues. He made his MLB debut with the Montreal Expos (now the Washington Nationals) in 1999, and also… Read more »

Muslim Brotherhood Starts A Political Party Out Of Chicago

Sabri Samirah

When it comes to the United States government, most people usually know it to be a two-party system. For the longest time, branches of the government have been delegated as Democrat or Republican. Despite this, there are technically more parties in government, mostly supportive of the aforementioned two parties. The Inquisitr reported on these parties,… Read more »

‘An Ungainly Sight': Obama’s Gum Chewing Disgusts Media In India

President Chided For Chewing Gum At Parade

Barack Obama has been accused of being disrespectful after being caught chewing gum during the Republic Day parade in India, reports the Hindu. A photo of the President removing the gum from his mouth, before popping it back in, has been shared across Twitter. At the time, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be… Read more »

Greek F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes In Spain, 10 People Reported Dead

F-16 crash Spain

Ten people were killed and at least 13 others were injured after a Greek fighter jet, believed to be an F-16, crashed near an airbase in Spain. According to Yahoo! News, the accident occurred during a routine NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) training exercise. Several people in the vicinity posted photos from near the site… Read more »

State Of Emergency, Travel Bans Issued For New York, New Jersey, Connecticut And Massachusetts Due To Blizzard As #BlizzardOf2015, #StateOfEmergency Trend On Twitter

Travel Bans 2015

Governor Chris Christie isn’t taking any chances with the #BlizzardOf2015, and has declared a state of emergency, according to NJ.com. The site reports that Christie is urging folks to stay home during the state of emergency for residents of New Jersey. But New Jersey isn’t the only state under a state of emergency. Connecticut Governor… Read more »

Rare And Extremely Cute Pygmy Hippo Born In U.K. Zoo [Video]

pygmy hippo

A rare and overly cute pygmy hippo calf was born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in the U.K. the day after Christmas and has recently been introduced to the public. Born of Flora, a 28-year-old pygmy hippo battling with cancer, the tiny unnamed boy is welcome indeed. According to Fox 5, Flora has been living with… Read more »