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Jasmine Allen is a passionate freelance writer and multimedia journalist addicted to thrift shopping. Every now and then she enjoys indulging in cotton candy of all flavors! Follow her on Twitter: @ThriftThrive, Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/jasminerallen, IG: roseyjhearts
Helen Mirren ‘Twerks’ While Accepting Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Award

Oscar-winner Dame Helen Mirren showed off a little bit of her bum-shaking skills on Thursday at Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals Award Ceremony. The ceremony is put together by one of the nation’s oldest drama companies, which presents annual awards …

Prison for Starving Girl: Parents Sentenced to Five Years
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A father was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday for starving his 15-year-old daughter. The 42-year-old Wisconsin-native denied his daughter food until she weighed only 68 pounds. She was instead required to consume her on feces and drink her …

Pig Virus Makes Its Way From the U.S. to Canada
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A deadly virus known as porcine epidemic diarrhea (PEDv) is spreading among hog herds in Canada and is said to be affecting two provinces. The pig virus, which was tested positive in the United States last May, has now made …

Cold Remedies: Natural Ways to Fight the Seasonal Bug

Over-the-counter drugs are great but are also known to have a lot of associated side effects. According to a report done by Health.com, Dr. David Leopold, MD, mentioned how natural remedies look slightly more promising. “I believe that most of …

Hawaii School Shooting: Police Officer Fires at Runaway Teen
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A shooting occurred early Tuesday morning at Roosevelt High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Unlike the typical school shootings that have taken place lately, this instead involved police officers. A police officer shot a 17-year-old runaway boy in the wrist following …

Online Dating: ChristianMingle.com Rapist On Trial Faces Another Victim

An alleged ChristianMingle.com rapist who was arrested on Feb. 11, 2013, stood trial yet again on Monday for sexually assaulting two women from San Diego, Calif. However, another woman has come forward with new accusations that may substantiate his pattern …

Postage Increase: New Price Rates May Be a ‘Lose-Lose Proposition’

A forewarning on changes in stamp prices has been reported since last year, informing Americans to look forward to an increase in costs for the new year. Well Sunday was the day that stamps officially increased by 4 cents; a …

Brianna Benlolo: Loved Ones Remember Mall Shooting Victim
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Among the three people killed on Saturday in a mall shooting in Columbia, Md., was 21-year-old Brianna Benlolo from College Park. The shooting that took place that day was a shock for shoppers who were present during the incident. However, …

Francois Hollande Ends Seven-Year Relationship with ‘First Lady’

French president Francois Hollande has split with long-time girlfriend, Valerie Trierweiler, an anonymous source confirms. The news first broke during an interview with news agency, Agence France Presse, in which Hollande, 59, admits that he and Trierweiler, 48, were no longer a …

Phaedra Parks’ Husband Charged in Fraudulent Schemes

The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, Phaedra Parks, may literally be married to a partner-in-crime. Parks’ husband, Apollo Nida, was charged with bank fraud and identity theft on Thursday Jan. 23. He was questioned by U.S. Marshalls the same day …

Mall in Columbia Lockdown: Three Dead Including Shooter Mall in Columbia Lockdown: Three Dead Including Shooter

Three people have been confirmed dead after a shooting took place on Saturday at a mall in Columbia, Md., resorting police officials to order a lockdown. Authorities initially started responding to 911 calls around 11:15 a.m. It wasn’t until 12:30 …

Cecil Chao Doubles Offer to Any Man Who Weds Lesbian Daughter
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A Hong Kong real estate billionaire has doubled the reward amount to any man who is willing to win over his lesbian daughter’s heart. In 2012, Cecil Chao initially set the amount for $65 million after receiving news that his …

Identical Triplets: Another Rare Case of Natural Conception

Yet another rare birth of identical triplets occurred in Long Beach, Calif. Just a few months ago, Tom and Hannah Hepner gave birth to three baby girls on November 22 at Sutter Memorial Hospital in Northern California. According to medical …

Jessica Sanchez is Declared Cancer-Free and Returns Back to WKMG
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Traffic reporter Jessica Sanchez at WKMG-Channel 6 will be returning back to work following a one-year struggle with cancer. If you’re unfamiliar with Sanchez, you may remember the very outspoken journalist for her controversial response to a drunk interviewee during …

Kim Pham Dies From Brutal Attack Outside of Nightclub
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A 23-year-old graduate of Chapman University died Tuesday after a brutal attack outside of a nightclub left her on life support. “She had so much to give back, so much to experience and it was cut so short,” said her …

Wendy Williams Sobs: “My Son Doesn’t Like Me Anymore”

Wendy Williams became pretty emotional on her talk show Monday. The 49-year-old TV host opened up to the audience about her relationship with her 13-year-old son. The topic that led to her emotional moment was about Madonna and a controversial …

Vatican Monsignor Arrested for Money Laundering
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A former senior Vatican accountant who is already on house arrest is facing yet another charge for money laundering. Monsignor Nunzio Scarano is currently facing separate charges from last year for smuggling 20m euros into Italy. However, on Tuesday, he, …

Omaha Explosion Claims the Lives of Two Workers

An explosion at an Omaha, Neb., factory left two dead and ten hospitalized on Monday morning. Thirty-eight staff members were working at the International Nutrition animal-feeding plant when a sudden explosion knocked out the lights in the building. Authorities are …

Laerdal Norway: Fire Immerses the Historical Wooden Village

A large fire has destroyed at least 30 buildings in a historical village of Laerdal, Norway. The Laerdalsoyri village is home to at least 1,150 people. Sixteen residential homes were said to be some of the buildings ruined by the …

Pregnant Nun Surprises Roman Catholic Church
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A 31-year-old El Salvadoran nun has caught the Roman Catholic Church off guard by giving birth to a baby boy. Roxana Rodriguez was rushed to a hospital in Rieti, Italy on Wednesday for severe stomach pains. She eventually had the baby …

Exorcism Leads to Death of Two Maryland Children
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Zakieya Latrice Avery, 28, and 21-year-old Monifa Sanford have been charged in the murder of two toddlers, which were brutally stabbed on Friday in an attempted exorcism. Two other young victims, ages five and eight, were also wounded but all …

Yuengling Ice Cream is Returning to Store Shelves

After a 28-year break, the Pennsylvania-based Yuengling Ice Cream is making a comeback. Better remembered by its similar name to Yuengling Beer, the product has been in a one-year process of ingredient experimentations and consumer research. Contrary to popular belief, …

Kellen Winslow Arrested After Having Solo Sex
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New details have developed in regards to former New York Jet’s football athlete, Kellen Winslow, who was arrested on November 19 for smoking synthetic marijuana outside of a New Jersey Target parking lot. It appears that the 30-year-old was doing …

Amy Robach Dominates Cancer with “I Feel Free” Hair Cut
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ABC’s “Good Morning America” co-host, Amy Robach, recently took control of her health by cutting her hair. The 40-year-old appeared on the show Wednesday Jan. 15 with a new short hairstyle, in which she refers to as “taking control of …