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McDonald’s Receipt Tattoo, Norwegian Teen Gets Inked Again

A Norwegian teenager got a tattoo of a McDonald’s receipt on his left arm Tuesday, a week after having a receipt inked on his right arm. Stian Ytterdahl, 18, shared a photo of his tattoo on his Facebook page Tuesday.  He tagged the photograph with the phrase “YOLO,” short for “you only live once.” He also posted a snapshot of …

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Amber Heard and Johnny Depp Engaged, Actor Confirms at ‘Transcendence’ Press Event

Johnny Depp essentially confirmed that he is engaged to Amber Heard while doing press for his new film Transcendence in Beijing on Monday. The Pirates of the Caribbean actor wore a band with a single diamond on his finger during an interview, and the journalist asked if the ring was a confirmation of his engagement. “You can take that anyway you like, absolutely,” …

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Hobie Alter, Surfing and Sailing Pioneer, Dies at 80

Hobart “Hobie” Alter, whose innovations revolutionized surfing and sailing, died in California on Saturday at the age of 80. Alter died in his home in Palm Desert on Saturday after a long bout with cancer. In 1958, Alter worked with Gordon “Grubby” Clark  to perfect the first polyurethane foam surfboards. Their alternative to the heavier balsa wood model was faster, less expensive, …

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Anna Nordqvist Claims Victory at LPGA Kia Classic

Anna Nordqvist rallied to win the Kia Classic by one shot at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, C.A., on Sunday to capture her second win in her last four LGPA starts. The Swedish 27-year-old player was two strokes behind leaders Cristie Kerr and Lizette Salas when she entered the round, and finished with her second straight 5-under 67 for a …

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Vegas Ferris Wheel Wows Visitors

Tourists began taking in the view of the Las Vegas Strip from the city’s new 550-foot observation wheel, the High Roller, Monday. The High Roller’s height surpasses that of the 541-foot Singapore Flyer and the nearly 443-foot London Eye. It is expected to be the tallest in the world until planned Ferris-style wheels are completed in coming years in New …

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Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry Are Married

Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry wed on Sunday in a ceremony in front of close friends and family. A spokeswoman for Gilbert, Melissa Kates, confirmed the wedding Monday. Gilbert, 39, is currently a creator and co-host of the CBS show The Talk and will be off from the show for a week while she and Perry are on their honeymoon. She is also known …

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Shirley Jones Skydives for Her 80th Birthday

Actress Shirley Jones said she will take her first skydive on Monday, her 80th birthday. “That’s something I wanted to do all my life,” Jones said Friday. The idea to skydive was inspired by former President George H.W. Bush’s jumps on a number of his birthdays, including when he turned 85 in 2009, Jones said. “When I saw him do …

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Ford Mustang Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Empire State Building

Two modern American icons will come together when the latest generation of the Mustang convertible appears on the top of the Empire State Building in April to celebrate 50 continuous years of production of the Pony car by Ford. The new, 2015 Ford Mustang convertible will be on display on the 86th floor observatory in the Empire State Building. The …

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Nikki Reed Spotted Post-Split from Paul McDonald

Nikki Reed was spotted leaving a gym in Los Angeles Saturday, just hours after the announcement of her separation from American Idol Season 10 musician Paul McDonald after more than two years of marriage. The Twilight actress was seen wearing dark sunglasses and a black tank top, minus her wedding ring, as she left a yoga studio. A rep for the Twilight actress announced …

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Anne Hidalgo Elected First Female Mayor of Paris

Anne Hidalgo, a Spanish-born Socialist, was elected the first female mayor of Paris Sunday in local elections. “I am the first woman mayor of Paris. I am aware of the challenge,” Hidalgo said in a victory speech after defeating the candidate of the conservative right, former minister Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet. Hidalgo, 54, served as a deputy mayor under the French capital’s …

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Miguel Cabrera Signs $292 Million Deal with Tigers

First baseman Miguel Cabrera agreed Friday to the richest contract to date in American sports, a $292 million, 10-year deal with the Detroit Tigers. The 30-year-old, two time MVP had two years and $44 million left on his current contract, and was offered an eight-year extension into 2023 at $152.3 million guaranteed. Cabrera’s new contract, which totals $292 million, surpasses …

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Peanut Butter Dumped in Landfill, Costco Blamed

Nearly a million jars of peanut butter deemed safe to eat were dumped in a landfill in Clovis, N.M. Friday to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the center of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall. Sunland Inc. dumped peanut butter valued at an estimated $2.6 million into the Curry County landfill in Clovis …

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