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Shaylin Clark is a staff writer for WebProNews. Email: sclark@webpronews.com, Twitter: @stclark81, Google Plus:
Zimmerman Jury Selected: All-Female Jury To Decide Zimmerman’s Fate

George Zimmerman’s jury has finally been seated after a lengthy selection process, according to Zimmerman’s attorney. The six jurors seated are all women, and nearly all (five of the six) are white. Of the four alternates, two are women and …

James Gandolfini Dead At 51 Of Heart Attack James Gandolfini Dead At 51 Of Heart Attack
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James Gandolfini, best known for playing Tony Soprano on HBO’s hit series The Sopranos, has died at age 51, according to his managers and to an HBO spokesperson. Gandolfini was reportedly on vacation with his family in Rome, Italy when …

China Supercomputer: Tianhe-2 Claims Fastest Computer Title China Supercomputer: Tianhe-2 Claims Fastest Computer Title
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A Chinese supercomputer – the Tianhe-2 – has leapt to the top of the latest Top 500 List, which tracks the fastest supercomputers in the world. The Tianhe-2 (or “Milky Way-2″), which became fully operational two years ahead of schedule, …

Donaldsonville Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Injured

An explosion at a plant in Donaldsonville, Louisiana yesterday left one person dead and seven more injured, according to local authorities. The explosion occurred at the CF Industries Nitrogen Complex. The explosion appeared to have been caused by a ruptured …

Hasan Rowhani To Replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad As Iran’s President
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Hasan Rowhani has won his election bid and will replace Mahmoud Amadinejad as president of Iran. Rowhani, a cleric backed by reformist groups within Iran, won the election with over 50% of the popular vote, thus precluding a two-man runoff, …

St. Louis Shooting: Four Dead, Including Gunman
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A St. Louis shooting this afternoon left four people dead in an a murder-suicide at a health care business on St. Louis’s Cherokee Street. Two women and two men – one of whom was the gunman – were killed. Based …

Mike Mussina Becomes High School Basketball Coach

Former Major League pitcher Mike Mussina has been named the head boys basketball coach at the high school from which he graduated. The Montoursville School Board voted unanimously on Tuesday to name Mussina the head coach at Montoursville Area High …

1984 Book Sales Spike Due To NSA Scandal
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Nearly everyone knows what the phrase “Big Brother” means in a political discussion – a government that keeps a close eye on its people’s comings and goings, a surveillance state. Surprisingly few people these days know that the phrase comes …

14 White Lions Found In Bangkok Warehouse

Fourteen white lions were among the over 200 wild animals that were found in Bangkok, Thailand, authorities confirmed today. The animals were believed to have been brought into the country as part of the illegal wildlife trade. The raid came …

Coach Fired Via Skype: Krueger Out As Oilers Skipper
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Nobody likes getting fired, but the way its done can have a huge impact on the experience. Hang around the internet long enough, and you’ll read stories about people getting fired in all sorts of creative ways: over Facebook, Twitter, …

2 Chainz Mugged At Gunpoint In Oakland

Rapper 2 Chainz became the victim of an armed robbery on Sunday in Oakland, California on Sunday, according to reports. He was reportedly walking with five companions when three men approached the group. One of the men produced a gun, …

“George W. Obama” Photo Takes Aim At NSA Scandal “George W. Obama” Photo Takes Aim At NSA Scandal
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If you’ve been anywhere near the internet in the last couple days, you are probably aware of the recent government surveillance scandals. It started yesterday with the revelation that the government was collecting data from Verizon customers phone calls (all …

IRS Star Trek Parody Video Is Hilariously Awful
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An IRS Star Trek parody video has prompted a formal apology from everybody’s favorite government agency. Faris Fink, an IRS executive who appears in the video as Mr. Spock, apologized for the video and for some of the IRS’s other …

Wii U Basic Being Discontinued? Nintendo Says No

It seems that in the run-up to this year’s E3 Conference, there is some uncertainty about the future of the 8GB Basic version of Nintendo’s Wii U console. It seems that GameStop has issued orders recalling unopened consoles. According to …

“Evil Elmo” Charged With Extorting Girl Scouts
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This just in from the “you can’t make this stuff up” department, the “Evil Elmo” who made the news last year when he was arrested after going on an anti-semitic rant in Central Park, is now in trouble for trying …

Nerf Gun Suspensions Draw Fire In Washington
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These days it seems you can’t go more than a few days without hearing another story about a student disciplined for some gun-related offense. Whether it’s the kid who was suspended for biting a Pop-Tart into the shape of a …

Game of Thrones Still Blowing Up Twitter 24 Hours Later

Earlier today we brought you a video compilation of some of the best reactions to last night’s episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Well, it seems that the internet is not quite done dealing with one of the biggest events …

China, Iraq Oil Partnership Has Donald Trump Fuming China, Iraq Oil Partnership Has Donald Trump Fuming
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When the United States sent troops into Iraq ten years ago with the intent of toppling Saddam Hussein’s government, many questioned whether the Bush administration was really seeking to liberate Iraq’s oppressed people, or to liberate the country’s vast oil …

Egypt Pyramids Warning: Egypt Condemns “Baseless” US Warning
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With all the unrest in the Middle East over the last couple of years (well, the last few decades, but the last couple of years in particular) you may be inclined to think twice before visiting some of that regions …

UFO Over Historic Barn Causes Stir In California
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A picture showing a UFO near a historic barn in Santee, California is drawing a bit of attention this week. Ellen Henry was taking pictures of the Edgemoor barn when she noticed the object. Before she could get any clearer …

Soda Meth Study Reveals Bad News For Your Teeth
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Soda may be as damaging to your teeth as meth or crack in the long run, according to a recently released study. The study claims that the damage done by high soda consumption combined with a lack of proper dental …

Tiger Kills Worker In British Zoo
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A zoo worker mauled by a tiger at a British zoo died of her injuries at the hospital yesterday. The worker, 24-year-old Sarah McClay was in the big cat enclosure when the tiger attacked her. She was airlifted to nearby …

Chris Brown Car Crash: Singer Rear Ends Woman
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R&B singer Chris Brown, best known for beating the crap out of then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009, is once again in the news for hitting a woman. This time, though, he did it with his car, rather than inside it. Fortunately, …

Jesse James Chops Pinky Off In Shop Accident
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In today’s modern social media-saturated culture, many people’s first instinct when something happens to them – good or bad – is to tell the internet. Find out your pregnant? Post it to Facebook! Find a great new restaurant? Check in …