Author Archive for: ‘Sean Patterson’

BMW Cars: The X5 M and X6 M Are Back

BMW Motorsport (M) this week revealed all of the details about its latest M series vehicles. The BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M are back and sporting more power than ever. BMW is referring to the latest revisions of the X5 and X6 as a generational shift. Both vehicles combine aspects of BMW X vehicles with performance enhancements from …

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Ronnie Milsap Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

Country music luminaries gathered in Nashville Sunday night to honor a few of the genre’s greats. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum inducted three men into the Country Music Hall of Fame: Hank Cochran, Mac Wiseman, and blind performer Ronnie Milsap. Tributes were played for each of the new inductees by their contemporary peers. Martina McBride sang Milsap’s …

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Senzo Meyiwa Shot Dead During Home Invasion

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead on Sunday during a home invasion gone wrong. Meyiwa was a goalkeeper and team captain for the Orlando Pirates soccer club in Johannesburg. He had also served as goalkeeper for the South African national team during several matches throughout the past year and a half. Meyiwa’s death came as a shock to …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 Out Now

Yes, Barnes & Noble is still a part of the eBook market. Amazon may have a bunch of popular Kindles and weird Gary Busey ads, but Barnes & Noble still exists and is trying its hardest to compete in the tablet space. Barnes & Noble has partnered with Samsung on its tablets, which are still being branded as Nooks. The …

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Chuck Norris Endorses Greg Abbott For Texas Governor

Chuck Norris is still best-known for his on-screen roles in TV shows and movies such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Lone Wolf McQuade, but for a few years now the martial artist’s conservative political views have been getting headlines. The most prominent example of this came two years ago when Norris and his wife released an anti-Obama video on YouTube …

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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir to Host NBC Figure Skating

During this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir gained fans as an on-air commentary team that clicked. Now it seems that Lipinski will continue to live out her dream of covering the Olympics. NBC this week announced that Lipinski and Weir have been promoted to head of NBC’s figure skating broadcast team. The pair appeared …

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Ebola in Mali: Virus Continues to Spread in West Africa

As the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations struggle to contain Ebola in West Africa, the virus is continuing to spread. The current outbreak is the largest Ebola outbreak in history. More than 4,800 people have died of Ebola since the outbreak began in March. Most of the nearly 10,000 Ebola cases diagnosed during the current outbreak have come …

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Halle Berry to Debut Lingerie Line at Target

Halle Berry is many things. She’s an actress, a model, a mother, an activist, and an Oscar-winner. Now the star is pursuing fashion with a new line of clothing set to debut in Target stores. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Berry’s clothing line is set to debut online and in U.S. Target stores on October 27. The line …

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Proposition 46 Debate Heats Up in California

In November Californians will have the opportunity to significantly change medical malpractice law in their state. Proposition 46 would raise California’s cap on non-economic damages awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits. The state’s cap is currently $250,000, set in 1975 by the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act. If voted into law, Proposition 46 would raise the cap to around $1.1 million, …

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Northern Trust Posts Flat Third-Quarter Income

Northern Trust Corporation, a financial services company headquartered in Chicago, this week reported its third quarter earnings. Income over the quarter was on-par with that seen in the third quarter of 2013 and up slightly from income during the second quarter of 2014. Northern Trust took in $204.5 million during the third quarter of 2014, just shy of the $206.5 …

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Ebola in New Jersey? Not If Christie Has a Say

Three people have now been diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. and one of them has died. The small outbreak seems to have been contained to just one Dallas hospital, but fear of the virus spreading is high. The U.S. has stringent measures in place to prevent infection, but stories of cruise ship passengers and Bostonians possibly exposed to the …

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17 Ebola Patients Escaped Quarantine Back in August

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the first cases of Ebola began to appear in the Liberian capital of Monrovia in mid-June. The WHO and other organizations tried to quickly train local hospitals to contain the outbreak, but Monrovia’s limited healthcare infrastructure was soon overrun with Ebola patients. The city is now one of the worst-hit by the largest …

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