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About Jasmine Allen

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
Ruth Duccini: Second-to-last Surviving “OZ” Munchkin Dies at 95

One of the original Munchkins of the 1939 film “Wizard of Oz” has passed away. At 95-years-old, Ruth Robinson Duccini died from natural causes on Thursday in Las Vegas’ Solari Hospice Care Center. Stephen Cox, the author of “The Munchkins …

Penney Store Closings of 33 Locations Will Cut 2,000 Jobs

On Wednesday, January 15th, J.C. Penney Co. announced the shutdown of 33 stores mainly located in smaller markets that have been experiencing a continual decline in customer visits. According to Chief Executive Mike Ullman, the clothing company chain has experienced a …

Monster Drinks Investigated For Targeting Children
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Monster Beverage Corp. is coming under attack in an investigation by a New York state attorney general and a San Francisco city attorney general. Amidst all the death reports cause by energy drinks, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed that …

Jim Carrey’s Ex, Jenny McCarthy, Addresses Shia LaBeouf Insults
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The Internet death rumors that were made about Jim Carrey on Tuesday were suspected to stem from Shia LaBeouf’s comment on Twitter Monday. The feud between the two all started at the Golden Globe Awards. Carrey made a playful reference …

Arian Foster Sued for Pressuring a Woman into Abortion
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Houston Texans football player Arian Foster may have to worry about more than his $43.5 million contract this upcoming season. The married NFL player may face a lawsuit and child support by a gold-digger woman claiming to be pregnant with …

Movie Theater Shooting: One Dead Over Texting Dispute

Texting while driving can be deadly, but who would have thought that texting while seeing a movie could be too? Well, that’s exactly what happened on Monday during a “Lone Survivor” showing at Cobb Theater in Tampa, Fla. Curtis Reeve, …

Mikhail Kalashnikov Mourned the Deaths Caused by His Invention
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The deceased Russian designer of the Ak-47 may have just felt guilty months before his death in December. According to a heartfelt letter to Russia’s Orthodox Patriarch in April 2013, Mikhail Kalashnikov pondered on the notion that he may be …

Rosamund Pike Plays Dead in Magazine Cover with Ben Affleck

On the latest edition of Entertainment Weekly, a spooky shot of a man embracing the lifeless body of a female corpse in a morgue is the last thing anybody would want to see on a magazine cover. However, that’s exactly …

Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside of Four Churches in California
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The religious-crazed circus is at again with all their obnoxious antics and political beliefs. Westboro Baptist Church was scheduled to protest at four churches in Glendale, Calif. on Sunday morning. According to their website, the protests were to take place …

Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized for Depression Due To Hollande Affair Rumors

France’s first lady has been hospitalized following affair rumors of her partner, President Francois Hollande. Valerie Trierweiler, 48, has been in the hospital since Friday after reports were made that Hollande and French actress Julie Gayet were seeing each other. …

Gracie Gold Wins First U.S. Skating Championship

On Saturday night, 18-year-old Gracie Gold won her first title in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Following in second place was 15-year-old Polina Edmunds and third was Mirai Nagasuf, a previous Olympian in 2010. Former two-time titleholder, Ashley Wagner, gave …

Jason Berryman, Former Iowa State Player, Found Dead

Ex-Iowa State Football Player Jason Thomas Berryman was found dead on Wednesday in his East Texas home. Succumbing to multiple gunshot wounds, the body of the 28-year-old former Cyclone player was found by family members who were just so happening …

Hilary Duff and Husband Separate on Compromising Terms

Today is a very sad day for Hilary Duff’s marriage, or is it? Duff, 26, and husband Mike Comrie, 33, have decided to call it quits and end their marriage of three years. However, their intentions are completely the opposite …

‘Frozen’ Movie Exceeds Box Office And Billboard Expectations
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Animated film “Frozen,” which was released in the U.S. on November 27, has had a very successful week in the box office all the while surpassing other Disney films. The wintry film has earned over $300 million nationwide and $642 …

Inmates Pathogens: State Prison Exposed To Viruses

A state prison in west Phoenix, Ariz., could possibly be in danger of blood-borne pathogens, better known as viruses that can be transmitted through body fluids or blood. Twenty-four inmates may have been exposed to the pathogens Sunday after a …

Insane Clown Posse Files Lawsuit Against FBI for Gang Label

On Wednesday, rap duo Insane Clown Posse (ICP) and four of their fans filed a lawsuit against the FBI for labeling the group and its followers as a gang. ICP’s fans also refer to as ‘Juggalos,’ have been targeted ever …

Train Derailment in Canada Causes Fire, Homes Evacuated

Fire continues to burn Wednesday after a train carrying oil derailed in New Brunswick, Canada Tuesday. The train consisted of 122 cars and four locomotives. Only eight were transporting crude oil and propane from Canada, which were destined for an …

Japan Tainted Food Products on Recall, Consumers Fall ill

There has been a recent outbreak of food poisoning in Japan, with hundreds of people sickened by contaminated frozen food. Food Company Maruha Nichiro recalled frozen products of lasagna and pancakes due to repeated complaints of vomiting and diarrhea. After …

N. Korea Rap Video Becomes First Ever To Be Released

On Tuesday, the very first rap music video to ever be recorded in North Korea was revealed in an exclusive report by The Guardian. Washington D.C.-based rappers, (Anthony Bobb) Pacman, 19, and (Dontray Ennis) Peso, 20, uploaded to YouTube a video …

Candace Cameron Bure, From “Full House” to Family Matters

Candace Cameron Bure has come a long way since her leading role in the 1990’s hit show “Full House” and it seems that she may have picked up on some of those theatrical family values. Most of you may remember …

Olivia Wilde Helps Others By Being Consciously Fashionable
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Olivia Wilde, 29, is taking Hollywood philanthropy to another level. The “Cowboys and Aliens” actress, who is also a first-time mom-to-be, has been working on elevating a benevolent online business that blends charity and fashion into one. Conscious Commerce, also …

Satan Statue Design: Proposal Sent to Oklahoma Officials
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A group of Satanists from a New York-based Satanic temple is pursuing the establishment of a monument in Oklahoma’s capitol. In an attempt to display their beliefs to the public, the group seeks to build a design outside of the …

Mary Kay Letourneau: Scandalous Ex-Teacher Arrested, Again
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Mary Kay Letourneau, the schoolteacher arrested in 1997 for sleeping with her sixth grade student, is in trouble yet again. The fifty-one-year-old was arrested Monday morning in Seattle, Wash., for “failing to appear in court for a suspended driver’s license …

Steven Seagal Talks About Running For Governor
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One of Hollywood’s toughest action fighters is thinking about running for governor. Steven Seagal, 61, mentioned the idea in an interview while talking about his reality show “Steven Seagal – Lawman: Maricopa County.” The Arizona-based TV series, which airs on …