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Piaget Crenshaw Releases Video Evidence in Michael Brown Case

There is perhaps no bigger news story in the United States at the current moment than the case of Michael Brown – a Ferguson, Mo teen who was gunned-down by a police officer in broad daylight a little more than a week ago. The decision to fire upon Brown has been questioned by many witnesses, most of whom state that …

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Gisele Bundchen is Once Again World’s Richest Model

When Forbes released its first-ever Celebrity 100 list in 1999, only five models made the list – Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, Niki Taylor and Kate Moss. When Forbes released its highest-earning models of 2014 list yesterday, only Kate Moss remained on the list. Aside from Moss, there was also another constant on the list – Gisele Bundchen. Bundchen …

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Plane Crash in Bahamas Leaves Four Dead

At 8:30 am Monday morning, a Cessna 340 aircraft left Ormond Beach Municipal Airport and headed for Grand Bahama International Airport. Unfortunately, the plane would crash approximately six miles from its destination, killing all four passengers aboard the aircraft. Aboard the plane was Ormond Beach lawyer, R. Michael “Mike” Kennedy. Kennedy was 65 years old and was the attorney for …

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USS Houston Wreck Found in Pacific Ocean

On the night of February 28, 1942, the USS Houston, nicknamed “The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast,” was engaged in a naval skirmish in the Battle of Sunda Strait off the coast of Java. The battle was precipitated by a Japanese attempt to invade the island of Java on February 27, an attempt that was halted by the efforts …

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Lindsey Stirling, YouTube Sensation, Signs New Deal

In 2010, Lindsey Stirling was a quarterfinalist for NBC’s hit show, America’s Got Talent. At the time, her act was described as a “hip hop violinist”. Unfortunately, Stirling would be voted off the show during the quarterfinal round. While the news was devastating, it was anything but the end for Stirling: “After I got voted off the show, I was …

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USS Iwo Jima Relocated to Jacksonville, Florida

In 2001, the United States Navy built its last ever conventionally powered steam ship, the USS Iwo Jima. Along with featuring two geared steam turbines which churn out 70,000 horsepower, the ship was equipped with four missile launchers, two .50-caliber machine guns, and two 600 pound boilers. The USS Iwo Jima is the seventh Wasp class ship of its particular …

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Jackie Chan’s Son Arrested by Chinese Government

Jaycee Chan, Jackie Chan’s son, most recently made headlines indirectly when his father stated that he was to receive none of his $130 million inheritance. Jackie Chan stated that “If he is capable, he can make his own money,. If he is not, then he will just be wasting my money.” Instead of giving the money to his son after …

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Oderus Urungus Receives Fitting Viking Tribute

On March 22, 2014, GWAR front-man David Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus, was found dead in his Virginia home due to an accidental overdose on heroin. Upon hearing of his passing, Lamb of God singer Randall Blythe stated, “When someone dies, a lot of the time people will say “Oh, he was a unique person, really one of a …

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Colt McCoy to Face Former Team Monday Night

ESPN’s Monday Night Preseason Football game tonight will feature two teams historically not in the national limelight (at least not for the right reasons) – the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Browns. However, recent acquisitions made by both teams have brought much needed intrigue to both squads. The Browns have found a renewed vigor through their drafting of Johnny Manziel, …

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Britney Spears and Yet Another Lip-Syncing Scandal

While Britney Spears has yet to have a lip-syncing scandal as big as Ashlee Simpson’s SNL debacle, her career has been riddled with vocal criticisms, with the most recent one coming earlier this summer when a version of her hit song, “Alien”, was released without the assistance of auto-tune. While her producers have defended the singer’s out of tune track …

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Tiger Woods Withdraws from Ryder Cup Consideration

This year could not have been much worse for Tiger Woods. Woods started the year ranked No. 1 in the world, yet due to poor performances over the past eight months he has since dropped to No. 11. Woods has also had one of his worst years financially, only earning approximately $100,000 for his finishes at tournaments. Woods’s best finish …

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Missing Amish Girls Being Sought in New York

Police are currently asking for any and all assistance in a missing children case in Oswegatchie, New York, a town in upstate New York only 10 miles from the Canadian border. The two young girls – Fannie Miller, age 12, and Delila Miller, age 7, were last seen at 7:20 pm Wednesday afternoon. The two were sent by their parents …

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