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Student Asks School For More Homework, Gets Suspended

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Student Aaron Parfitt of Bispham High School in Blackpool, UK, was suspended by school authorities last week after complaining that he and his classmates weren’t given enough homework by their teachers. Parfitt, who realized that he and his classmates were lagging behind academically, sent a message to the local council and education board to urge… Read more »

Pub Posts Sign Calling Gun Owners ‘Losers’ And ‘Douchebags’

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A South Carolina pub owner posted a sign calling gun owners with concealed carry permit “losers” and “douchebags.” The no concealed weapons allowed sign at the Backstreets Pub & Deli in Clemson has understandably infuriated Second Amendment supporters from around the country. Nationwide backlash against the pub was swift once images of the insulting sign… Read more »

KOMO News Helicopter Crash Leaves Two Dead

KOMO News Helicopter Crash

Two people were killed and one was seriously injured when the KOMO News helicopter came crashing down Tuesday morning near the Seattle Space Needle. According to KOMO News, the helicopter had exploded into a fireball on impact. Huge flames and thick black smoke reportedly poured from the blazing wreckage of the helicopter. “Fuel gushing from… Read more »

Mitt Romney Slams Obama’s Leadership

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Looks like Mitt Romney has a lot of disappointments about the presidency. Romney expressed this by slamming President Obama, and former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, for “failed leadership”. According to Christian Science Monitor, former Republican candidate Mitt Romney said in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, how Obama and Hillary Clinton have… Read more »

Buick Enclave Recall: 1.18 Million SUVs Afflicted With Airbag Defect

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General Motors will recall about 1.18 million of its Buick Enclave SUVs, plus several other models, as the auto-making giant tries to react quickly to yet another safety defect. GM is currently facing several investigations for moving slowly on a recall about 1.6 million small cars with a defect that ended up leading to the… Read more »

Silicone ‘Pumping Parties’ on the Rise: Penis Injections Killing Males

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While women have often been associated with headlines centered around the dangers of butt injections, there’s now a new trend killing men. Penile injections are part of the latest silicone epidemic. According to Rolling Out magazine, penis “pumping parties” are a rapidly growing trend among males. The publication reports that a “pumping party” is an… Read more »

For Krispy Kreme, Big Gains Come In Small Packages

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Krispy Kreme happily announced a strong fourth quarter, reporting a 6.7 percent increase in company same-store sales, and a 9.9-percent increase in domestic franchised stores. During Wednesday’s earnings call, CEO James Morgan elaborated on the positive numbers, saying sales growth is driven by foot traffic and is among the strongest in the industry. For the… Read more »

Jodi Arias Trial: Sheriff’s Office Bans Defense From Jail

Jodi Arias Defense Aide Banned From Jail

Jodi Arias, a 33 year old ex-waitress convicted of first degree murder, escaped the death penalty during the 2013 trial which gripped the nation. The murder, which occurred in 2008 in Arizona, is one of the more gruesome scenes depicted in a courtroom in recent history but the jurors could not reach a decision regarding… Read more »

Russian Officials Take To Twitter To Mock ‘Comrade Obama’ Sanctions

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin took to Twitter to mock President Barack Obama and the sanctions he levied against the former USSR yesterday. Rogozin called the president, “Comrade Obama” and basically stated the sanctions designed to be repercussions for ongoing actions in Crimea, will have no negative impact at all. Shortly after President Obama announced… Read more »

Michigan Teacher Serves O’Doul’s Beer To Fifth Graders In Class

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A Michigan teacher is in trouble this week for serving non-alcoholic beer to fifth grade students in her class. The teacher, whose named has not yet been revealed, allowed one of her students to bring in O’Doul’s to share with the whole class. And it wasn’t even on St. Patrick’s day! The incident took place… Read more »

Seattle Helicopter Crash: Firefighters On Scene Near Space Needle

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A news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, hitting two cars as it fell. Fox News is now reporting that one victim may have been taken from the scene in critical condition. The Seattle Fire Department is now reporting that two people died in the news helicopter crash near the Space Needle and… Read more »

Navy SEALs Seize Libya Renegade Tanker Carrying Stolen Oil For Sale

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Navy SEALs raided an oil tanker off sailing from Libya, seizing the tanker from members of Libya anti-government militia and securing a payload of oil stolen from Libya’s central government. No one was injured in the Navy SEALs raid and the United States is now deciding the fate of the Libyan rebels who had earlier… Read more »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Found By Courtney Love, Or So She Thinks

Malaysia Airlines plane found by Courtney Love

The Malaysia Airlines plane missing for 10 days now has presented one of the most baffling mysteries in recent memory, leaving intelligence agencies, governments and many of the world’s most skilled airline accident investigators absolutely stumped. But now the mystery has been solved — by Courtney Love. The eccentric 49-year-old rock star and widow of… Read more »

Atlanta Sex Trade: Pimps Making More Than $32,000 A WEEK

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The jaw-dropping information is actually factual. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, federally-funded study on the underground sex trade industry reveals that the city of Atlanta has been named the “Sex Trafficking Capital of the U.S.” The Urban Institute study also reveals that pimps in the city are making more than an estimated $32,000 a… Read more »

Jodi Arias Trial: Second Penalty Phase Set For September

Jodi Arias Penalty Phase

Jodi Arias is set to face a jury in September in a second penalty phase where prosecutors will try to obtain the death sentence for the convicted killer. In a hearing which took place on Monday – which Arias did not attend – the judge set the new trial date, with jury selection for the… Read more »

Lawmaker Argues Jack Daniels Has Monopoly On Tennessee Whiskey Title

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Jack Daniel’s and some lawmaker are embroiled in heated debate over the official definition of Tennessee whiskey. Only whiskey fermented in the state from mash comprised from at least 50 percent corn, aged in new charred barrels, filtered through maple charcoal, and bottled at least a minimum of 80 proof can boast the coveted designation,… Read more »