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Nancy Pelosi Won’t Be Speaker Again

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has announced that she will not be Speaker of the House again. However the 73-year-old says she will run again for her seat.In an interview published Friday in the National Journal, an inside-Washington magazine, Pelosi was asked whether she wishes to return to the top job. Pelosi said she did not, pointing out that she …

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Twitter Now Shows You Articles Where Popular Tweets Have Been Embedded

After testing it last month, Twitter is announcing the wide rollout of a new feature called “related headlines.” Basically, what Twitter is doing is displaying all of the articles that embed certain tweets under the actual tweet itself, on its permalink page. Twitter says that it will “make it easier to discover stories that provide more context. For example, this …

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NowThis News Launches Video News Channel on Instagram

NowThis News, an online news startup focusing on mobile video and social sharing, is looking to harness Instagram to deliver short bits of news on the go. Back in June, Instagram launched video on the network on the heels of a massive surge in popularity for Twitter’s Vine. It quickly exploded in terms of use. Instagram video allows users to …

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Internet Is the Main Source of News for 21% of Americans

Just over one-fifth of American adults now rely on the Internet as their main source of news about current events. That’s according to a new poll from Gallup. 21% of those polled answered the question “what would you say is your main source of news about current events in the U.S. and around the world” with the internet. 18% of …

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Megyn Kelly Will Be Moving To Primetime On Fox News

Megyn Kelly of Fox News fame announced back in February that she was pregnant. As a result, she’ll be leaving the news channel for a while, but she’s in for a big promotion upon her return. Fox News announced on Tuesday that Kelly will be moved to the channel’s primetime lineup after she returns from maternity leave. Roger Ailes, Chairman …

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Weather Girl Has Totally Appropriate Reaction to a Giant On-Screen Spider

When I was a kid, I loved nature books. But there was one problem with the larger-than-life photographic representations in the arachnid section – the problem was that they were still creepy, even though they were just photographs. I wouldn’t even touch them on the page. So I feel for weatherwoman Kristi Gordon, who had a giant spider crawling near …

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Google Reader Is Dying Because News Consumption Is Changing

Check your calendars, folks. The beheading of Google Reader is less than a month away. On July 1st, the popular (but not popular enough) RSS reader will close forever. If you weren’t aware of this, Google will remind you the next time you open up Reader. When Google made the fateful decision that launched a thousand Twitter freakouts, they made …

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Local News Anchor and Weatherwoman Have Some Cringeworthy Exchanges [VIDEO]

CBS 3 anchor Nicole Brewer and weatherwoman Carol Erickson despise each other – at least that’s what it looks like on camera. YouTube user AmazingLife247 compiled this supercut of some cringeworthy moments between the two Philly newswomen. What you’re about to see may just be among the most catty exchanges between professionals on live TV that you’ll ever see. Ouch, …

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Missing Man Walks By News Crew Right After They Wrap Up Report On HIs Disappearance

It’s hard not to worry when a man goes missing for 16 hours. For one town, that worry turned into surprise when the missing man unexpectedly showed up on a live broadcast about his disappearance. WMTW reports that Robert McDonough, a 73-year-old man from Limington, Maine, went missing on Monday. A local news crew was covering the story on Tuesday …

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Yahoo/Twitter Partnership Brings Tweets to the Yahoo Newsfeed

Attention Yahoo users: you’re about to see a big change to the homepage newsfeed – tweets. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced the new partnership today in a post on the Yahoo blog. “Tweets have become an important information source for many of our users, so we are thrilled to announce our partnership with Twitter to bring Tweets directly into the …

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Why Are These News Anchors Holding A Satellite Interview In The Same Parking Lot?

CNN has become somewhat of an Internet joke the past few weeks with its botched coverage of the Boston bombings and subsequent manhunt. That story is mostly behind us, though, and CNN can now work on delivering news without something silly happening, right? The Atlantic Wire has the absolutely bizarre tale of two anchors – Ashleigh Banfield of CNN and …

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105-Year-Old Bacon Woman Credits Tasty Meat For Her Long Life

105-year-old bacon woman sounds like a post-modern art piece, but it actually refers to a sweet grandmother who has found the secret to life – delicious bacon. Pearl Cantrell is 105-years-old and she really loves bacon. In fact, she eats bacon for every meal. She is also a bacon ambassador among her family and friends encouraging them all to enjoy …

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