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Alison Lundergan Grimes Releases Her First General Election TV Ad

Allison Lundergan Grimes locked-in the Democratic nomination for Kentucky’s senate seat on Tuesday. Now the candidate is starting her media blitz in earnest. Grimes’ campaign this week released the candidate’s first general election TV ad. Titled “A Moment” the ad …

Coffee Rust Fungus Could Raise U.S. Coffee Prices

Americans enjoy making fun of themselves for buying expensive coffee, but continue to do so on a daily basis. Now those high-priced blends could become even more expensive thanks to a destructive fungus that is destroying coffee crops in Latin …

LifeLock Wallet App Removed From Mobile Stores LifeLock Wallet App Removed From Mobile Stores

LifeLock, the company that promises customers safety from credit and identity theft, has temporarily shut down one of its services. The company has taken down its LifeLock Wallet app from the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Amazon’s mobile app …

Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty to U.S. Tax Evasion Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty to U.S. Tax Evasion

Swiss banking firm Credit Suisse this week pleaded guilty to U.S. tax evasion charges. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Credit Suisse is the largest bank to plead guilty to such charges in over two decades. The case surrounds …

Amy Sue Pagnac Case Reopened After 25 Years

In 1989 Amy Sue Pagnac went missing. The 13 year-old girl’s stepfather, Marshall Midden, told police that Amy disappeared while he was using the restroom in an Osseo, Minnesota gas station. For 25 years the girl has remained missing, but …

Michael Jace Charged For Wife’s Murder

An actor most famous for playing a police officer has now found himself on the opposite side of the law. Michael Jace was arrested late Monday night for the murder of his wife, April Jace. According to a TMZ report, …

NASA Space Shuttle Carrier Being Reassembled in Houston

For decades the space shuttle program was the crown jewel of NASA’s space initiative. Dozens of astronauts were launched into orbit inside the reusable space shuttles, returning weeks later inside the shuttles, which were designed to glide in for a …

Pamela Anderson Reveals Childhood Sexual Abuse

Pamela Anderson is best known as the bubbly blonde who made the Baywatch one-piece iconic in her role as CJ Parker. However, the star’s life before Playboy, Baywatch, and Tommy Lee was anything but charmed. The 46 year-old star this …

Gripen Fighter Jets Deal Nixed by Swiss Voters Gripen Fighter Jets Deal Nixed by Swiss Voters

Saab Group was dealt a major blow this week as Swiss voters halted a plan to order the company’s Gripen fighter jets. The deal had been worth an estimated $3.5 billion. The deal stems from a February 2013 agreement between …

Red Lobster Sold For $2.1 Billion Red Lobster Sold For $2.1 Billion

Darden Restaurants, the parent company behind restaurants such as Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse, today announced that it has sold Red Lobster. Ownership of the seafood restaurant will be transferred to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion. …

Aaron Hernandez Charged With Boston Double-Murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez this week was charged with two counts of first-degree murder for a 2012 double-murder in Boston. A grand jury released the indictments on Thursday. The charges stem from murders that took place …

Diane Humetewa Becomes First Female Native American Federal Judge

The U.S. Senate this week confirmed the first female Native American federal judge in U.S. history. Diane Humetewa, a former U.S. Attorney, will serve on the Federal District Court of Arizona. According to an Associated Press report, Humetewa was confirmed …

Mike Ditka is Now the Spokesperson For Al’s Beef

Football legend Mike Ditka is best known as the longtime coach of the Chicago Bears, but younger NFL fans may soon know him for more for Italian beef and pizza. Two Chicago restaurants this week announced that Mike Ditka will …

Ehud Olmert Headed to Prison For Taking Bribes

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for accepting bribes. Olmert was convicted of bribery in March 2014. The charge stems from a bribe of over 500,000 NIS that Olmert accepted while he …

Xbox One Price Slashed to $399 Without Kinect

In yet another huge Xbox announcement from Microsoft, the price of the Xbox One will soon be cut to just $399. This price brings Microsoft’s new console down to the same price as Sony’s PlayStation 4. The new $399 Xbox …

Satanic Mass at Harvard Cancelled After Outcry

The provocative “Black Mass” planned to take place at Harvard Extension School this week has been officially cancelled. The event had caused an outcry from Boston’s significant Catholic community. According to a WCVB Boston report, the event has now been …

Samsung Galaxy Tablets Still Growing Larger, Shows Leak Samsung Galaxy Tablets Still Growing Larger, Shows Leak

Samsung’s quest to offer a mobile Galaxy-branded device in every conceivable size category is continuing apace. GSMArena this week reported that Samsung is preparing three new tablet devices in a variety of sizes. The report’s unnamed source revealed that the …

Hillshire Farm Buys Pinnacle Foods For $6.6 Billion Hillshire Farm Buys Pinnacle Foods For $6.6 Billion

Hillshire Brands, the food company behind Jimmy Dean Sausages, Ball Park hot dogs, and Sara Lee frozen pies, today announced that it will be acquiring food company Pinnacle Foods. Hillshire will acquire all outstanding shares of Pinnacle stock for approximately …

Carrie Fisher Lost 40 Pounds For Star Wars: Episode VII

Star Wars: Episode VII is now filming and fans around the world are hoping that director J.J. Abrams can re-capture the Star Wars magic lost among the hit-and-miss prequel trilogy. One sign that the movie is on the right track …

HTC One “Prime” Specs Leaked, Could Have 2K Display HTC One “Prime” Specs Leaked, Could Have 2K Display

For the past few years, Android smartphone manufacturers have been taking their flagship products and tweaking them for all levels of the smartphone market. Samsung’s Galaxy S lineup is the most visible of these, with Galaxy smartphones now coming in …

Alice Uden Found Guilty of 1970s Murder

A jury in Cheyenne, Wyoming this week found Alice Uden guilty of second-degree murder. Uden was found to have shot and killed her husband during the mid 1970s. Uden is 75 years old and most recently lived in Missouri. According …

Genealogy Tool Can Now Pinpoint Ancestry Through Genetics

Genealogy is a fun pastime for many people throughout the world. Tracking down ancestral information and filling out family trees is a way for many to connect with the past. Beyond birth and death records, however, the study of genealogy …

Cassette Tape That Can Hold 185TB Revealed by Sony Cassette Tape That Can Hold 185TB Revealed by Sony

The cassette tape has long been irrelevant in the consumer market, with the technology hanging on only in a few isolated hipster music circles. In storage media industry, however, cassettes have never really gone out of style. Magnetic tape is …

Angry Birds Control Humans in New Viral Video

As one of the first big hits of the mobile gaming market, the Angry Birds franchise is now bigger than ever. The series spans nearly a dozen games, a popular cartoon series, and a mountain of Angry Birds-branded merchandise. What …