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David Geffen: Business Magnate Interested In Buying LA Clippers

Buyers have been showing their interest in purchasing the Los Angeles Clippers after Adam Silver, the NBA Commissioner, said that he is pushing for the team’s sale and is also urging league owners to push for the sale as well. …

Diamond Embargo On Ivory Coast Lifted By UN Security Council

The UN Security Council lifted the diamond trade ban against the Ivory Coast on Tuesday and reduced its arms embargo. In 2005, the diamond embargo was declared because the stones were being used for funding the rebel group “Forces Nouvelles”. The …

Oscar Isaac Named In ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Cast

Star Wars fans have long been waiting for the complete list of cast members for J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, which is set to be released in 2015. Rumors have been floating around for months on who the …

FedEx Shooter Injured Six Before Taking His Own Life

A FedEx employee armed with a shotgun injured six people at a FedEx warehouse in Atlanta, Georgia, before killing himself with his own gun on Tuesday morning. According to police spokesperson Sgt. Dana Pierce, the shooting started at 5:54 am. …

Porsha Williams Says Kenya Moore Bullied Her For Two Years

Porsha Williams, one of the women in the reality series Real Housewives of Atlanta, opened up about her recent fight with one of her co-stars, Kenya Moore. The on-screen catfight happened during the show’s reunion special that was aired a …

Rosie The Riveter Plant May Be Lost To A Wrecking Ball

The iconic Michigan Plant where thousands of women constructed B-24 bombers during World War II faces its own battle this week with a wrecking ball. The Willow Run bomber plant in Ypsilanti has two days to come up with $1 …

Cathedral Roof Fall Leaves Woman Trapped In Bell Tower

The RAF (Royal Air Force) was called to the Wells Cathedral in Somerset, England, to rescue a 68-year-old woman who was trapped between a void located between two walls in the church’s bell tower. The woman was trapped for three …

Julie Schenecker Double Murder Trial Begins

Julie Schenecker was a suburban mother and former military linguist. She is charged with two counts of murder for allegedly killing her two teenaged children. On Monday, Schenecker attend the jury selection stage of her trial at the Hillsborough County courtroom. …

Lone Ranger’s Colt .45 Pistol Acquired By Wyoming Firearms Museum

A Wyoming museum has acquired an old colt .45 pistol that belonged to John Hart. In 1952, Hart became the second actor to play the title role in the The Lone Ranger series . Hart replaced Clayton Moore for one season after Moore …

Lydia Ko: Golf Prodigy Wins Swinging Skirts World Ladies Masters

One look at Lydia Ko, and you might not guess that this unassuming young woman is one of the top players in professional golf today. The Korean-born, New Zealander just turned 17 on Sunday when she claimed victory at the Swinging …

Erica Enders-Stevens Wins Pro Stock Race

Erica Sanders-Stevens brought home the trophy last Sunday at the NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals held at the Royal Purple Raceway. Almost 40,000 people were there to witness the event. Stevens was able to beat her rival, Allen Johnson, …

Plane Crash At South Dakota Wind Farm Claims Four Victims

A tragic plane crash in South Dakota leaves all four of its passengers dead early Monday morning. The single engine, Piper 32, was said to be headed to Gettysburg, South Dakota from Hereford, Texas. The plane disappeared on Sunday night. …

Potato Arrest: Police Put An End To Crime Spree

Police authorities from Providence, Rhode Island, put an end to a robbery suspect’s potato crime spree Friday afternoon. No, this man did not try to steal potatoes; instead, he used the starchy vegetable as a weapon in two separate robbery …

London Underground Workers Go On 48-Hour Strike

Workers of the London Underground (LU) went on a strike, which began at 9pm on April 28 and will last for 48 hours. The strike was done in protest of the plans to close the Tube’s ticket offices. The closure …

Seung-Yul Noh: 22-Year-Old South Korean Wins Zurich Classic On PGA Tour

On Sunday, Seung-Yul Noh won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. At 22 years old, the South Korean native is the fourth player under the age of 25 to win on the PGA tour. He worked his way towards a …

Vince Young To Try Out For Cleveland Browns Team At Pre-Draft Camp

In a recent interview, Vince Young mentioned that he must do his part and stay ready, since “you never know when you are going to get a call.” The call has arrived for the football player, and it came from …

Elin Nordegren And Lindsey Vonn Getting Chummy

After the messy and very public divorce between golf superstar Tiger Woods and former model Elin Nordegren, no one would have guessed that it was possible for his ex-wife to be friends with his current flame. This unlikely scenario is …

Missouri Execution: William Rousan Is Dead

William Rousan, 57, was executed in Missouri on Wednesday. Rousan is the main man responsible for orchestrating the 1993 murder of a couple who owned some cows that he wanted to steal. Rousan was the mastermind behind the murders that …

Tara Lipinski And Johnny Weir Set To Cover Kentucky Derby For NBC

The most talked about stars at the 2014 Sochi Olympics were Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, but take note that the two did not compete in any events during the Olympics. The duo captured the audience’s approval for commentating on …

‘Ice Road Truckers’ Driver Tim Zickuhr Charged With Kidnapping Vegas Hooker

Tim Zickuhr, one of the drivers on History Channel’s show Ice Road Truckers: Deadliest Roads, is facing felony charges for purportedly kidnapping a prostitute named Lisa Cadeau, also called “Snow White.” According to police reports, Zickuhr went to an ATM …

Arpad Busson And Uma Thurman Call Off Engagement Yet Again

Hollywood actress Uma Thurman has reportedly ended her engagement with her hedge-fund billionaire fiancé Arpad Busson once again. According to British tabloid Daily Mail, the 43-year-old Kill Bill star and the 51-year-old French financier are said to have been struggling …

Jaren Lockhart: Police Resume Investigation In Murder Case

On June of 2012, Jaren Lockhart’s dismembered body was found a few days after she went missing in New Orleans. According to the Hancock County Sheriff Office’s investigation, Lockhart, 22, was murdered shortly after she left Bourbon Street, which is …

Big Bang Theory In Doubt By Most Americans According To Poll Big Bang Theory In Doubt By Most Americans According To Poll

A recent Associated Press- GfK poll taken revealed that most Americans are skeptical when it comes to topics such as the Big Bang theory, evolution, and global warming. It also revealed that Americans are more inclined to believe and support …

Pet Duck Attack: Oregon Woman Sued For $275,000

Cynthia Ruddell from Washougal, Washington, is suing her mother’s neighbor for $275,000 in damages brought on by a pet duck attack. On May 2012, Ruddell was in Oregon visiting her mother when she was attacked by a duck, which she …