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Kathy Karadza is a contributing writer for WebProNews. Follow Kathy on Twitter @KathyKaradza and/or StumbleUpon at Kathy_K.
Joan of Shark: Biggest Great White Tagged in Australia Closes Beaches

The largest Great White Shark to be tagged in Australia, nicknamed “Joan of Shark,” was spotted swimming close to beach in Albany, in Western Australia’s southern coast, leading city officials to warn residents to stay out of the waters earlier …

‘Jessie’ Lead Will Get Engaged, a First for the Disney Channel

The title character of the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie will accept a marriage proposal from her boyfriend towards the end of the season this fall, making her the first lead character on the network to become engaged. The 22-year-old lead character, …

Glen Campbell, Country Legend, Moved to Care Facility

Country music legend Glen Campbell was moved to an Alzheimer’s care facility last week, a friend of the family told the media. “I’m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We’ll know more next week,” the family …

Portland Shootout Kills K-9, Injures Officer; 3 Suspects in Custody

A Portland Police Bureau K-9 German Shepherd was shot and killed early Wednesday, and his handler was wounded, during the investigation of a burglary at a retail store in Southwest Portland, Ore. Mick, the police K-9, was fatally shot with at …

Lawrence O’Donnell of MSNBC Injured in Car Accident

Lawrence O’Donnell is taking several weeks off as host of MSNBC’s The Last Word to recover from injuries he sustained in a taxi accident with his brother while on vacation outside of the U.S., the network said Monday. O’Donnell and his brother, Michael, were …

Rare Baby Camel Makes First Appearance in Budapest Zoo

The public got its first look at a rare baby camel at Budapest Zoo and Botanic Garden on Tuesday, following its birth there last week. Baby Ilias, a male of the endangered wild Bactrian or Camelus bactrianus ferus species, was born on Apr. …

Detroit Snow Record Broken, Flood Warnings in Effect

A spring snow storm Michigan broke seasonal snowfall records in Detroit and Flint on Tuesday, prompting flood warnings, and some areas to declare a state of emergency. The National Weather Service reported that as of 6 a.m. on Tuesday, 3.1 …

Zoe Saldana Stars in ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Trailer

Zoe Saldana stars in the trailer for the upcoming NBC miniseries adaptation, Rosemary’s Baby. NBC stated that the two-part, four-hour miniseries is based on Ira Levin’s best-selling 1967 suspense novel, and not a remake of the Oscar-winning 1968 Roman Polanski film, …

Megan Huntsman Admitted She Killed Six of Her Babies

Megan Huntsman, 39, admitted to killing six of her newborn babies, police in Pleasant Grove, Utah, said Monday. Huntsman told police she either suffocated or strangled each of the babies immediately after they were born. She wrapped their bodies in a …

Michael Phelps is Coming Out of Retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement to swim next week in the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz. The Olympic swimmer will compete in a meet in Mesa April 24-26. It will be Phelps’ first competitive meet since the …

Jewish Center Shootings Deemed “Hate Crimes”

The shootings that occurred at Jewish community centers on Sunday in Overland Park, Kansas City, were officially classified as “hate crimes,” authorities said Monday, and the shooting suspect has been identified as Frazier Glenn Cross of Aurora, Mo. Cross, 73, …

France’s Black Widow on Trial for Husband’s Murder

Manuela Gonzalez, a 53-year-old woman nicknamed the “Black Widow” of the French Alps, appeared in court as her murder trial began on Monday in Grenoble. She stands accused of the 2008 murder of her late husband, 58-year-old metal worker Daniel …

Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas Wed in Private Ceremony

Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas married in a private ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday. The couple, who co-star as Snow White and Prince Charming in ABC’s Once Upon a Time, wed in front of about 30 friends and family members …

Missing Flight 370 Black Box Hunted by British Ship

British Navy ship HMS Echo arrived Sunday in the area in the southern Indian Ocean where a Chinese ship detected “pulse signals” that could be from the black box of the Malaysian Boeing 777-200 jet that has been missing since …

Kathleen Sebelius Says She Told Obama Staying “Wasn’t an Option”

Kathleen Sebelius, who resigned last week as U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary, said on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday that she made the decision to leave and told President Barack Obama last month that staying “wasn’t an option.” …

Man Holding Bully Sign Says Judge Ruined His Life

An Ohio man ordered by a judge to spend Sunday wearing a sign reading “I AM A BULLY” at a busy street corner in Cleveland said was greeted by jeers and honking, and said the sentence was unfair, and that the judge …

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Mogul Named Yahoo Beauty Editor-in-Chief

 Bobbi Brown will take over as Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Beauty, the makeup mogul announced Wednesday on her blog, Everything Bobbi. Brown, the Founder and COO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, said in the statement that Yahoo had been working over the …

Jennifer Lawrence’s Mystique Could Get Own ‘X-Men’ Spinoff

Jennifer Lawrence’s Mystique could be the next X-Men character to have a spin-off film in the franchise. The 23-year-old Oscar winning actress reprises her role as the shapeshifter Mystique in the 20th Century Fox film, X-Men: Days of Future Past, which does …

Jennifer Lopez Honored at GLAAD Awards

Jennifer Lopez was among those honored at the 25th annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Saturday. Rita Moreno, the first Hispanic woman to ever win an Oscar, presented the …

Jewish Center Shooting Leaves Three Dead, Suspect in Custody

Three people were killed in two shootings at Kansas Jewish centers police said Sunday – the day before the Passover begins. The three victims were shot in the Kansas City, Kan., suburb of Overland Park, in two locations – at …

Olivia Newton-John Returns to the Stage in Las Vegas After Sister’s Death

Olivia Newton-John returned to the stage in Las Vegas this week for her Summer Nights residency, which was postponed for a year after her sister’s death. The veteran singer and actress returned to the stage April 8th at the Flamingo Hotel and …

North Korea Hosts International Marathon in Capital

North Korea allowed foreign tourists to compete in the annual marathon on Sunday in its capital, Pyongyang. Of thousands of participants in Sunday’s event, more than 200 were from other countries. The race started and ended at Kim Il Sung …

Jerry Lewis Honored, Said Women Are Funny

Jerry Lewis was immortalized in hand and foot prints at famed TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, and said that women are funny, but not when they are crude. The 88-year-old entertainer was criticized for expressing his distaste …

Richard Hoggart, British Academic, Dies at Age 95

Richard Hoggart, a prominent British cultural historian and an important witness in the court case that ended British censorship of Lady Chatterley’s Lover died Thursday at a nursing home in London. He was 95 years old. Hoggart, a university lecturer at the …