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Mystery deaths plague Thai hotel

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Did a three-star Thai hotel inadvertently kill six of its guests while trying to poison bed bugs? Between January and March, six people suffering from virtually the same medical symptoms died after staying at the Downtown Inn in Chiang Mai or using its facilities. Authorities maintain the deaths are just a coincidence. But an investigation [...] [Read More]
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Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwarzenegger separating

We were shocked when Al and Tipper Gore announced their split, but now another long-running political marriage is kaput. California power couple Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver confirmed late Monday that they are separating after 25 years of marriage. The Internet is a buzz that this announcement was foreshadowed in the couples’ Twitter feeds — [...] [Read More]
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Outrage after Hasidic paper removes Clinton from iconic photo

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An ultra-Hasidic newspaper in Brooklyn stirred up outrage after digitally removing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (and National Security team member Audrey Tomason) from the iconic photo of President Obama and others watching the raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound. The paper, Der Tzitung, has a policy against showing photos of women, considering them “sexually [...] [Read More]
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Incredible video of out-of-control Russian airliner

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Ever have a rough flight on an airliner? It was probably nothing like this flight of a Russian plane, documented in YouTube videos shot on April 29.. According to the description, the Tu-154 was being flown at Chkalovsky Airport, a military airport 19 miles northeast of Moscow that serves the Russian space program. It was [...] [Read More]
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Incredible video of out-of-control Russian airliner

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Every have a rough flight on an airliner? It was probably nothing like this flight of a Russian plane, documented in YouTube videos shot on April 30 by a user who identifies himself as MrHuySGory. According to the description, the Tu-154 was being flown at Chkalovsky Airport, a military airport 19 miles northeast of Moscow [...] [Read More]
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May a busy month for Romo

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A wedding, some golf and conducting unofficial workouts with teammates is keeping Tony Romo, the Cowboys’ star quarterback, on the move this month. [Read More]
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Facebook scams/hoaxes to watch out for

There are some new viruses infecting Facebook walls around the world and I want to make sure none of you get sucked in. If you see any of the below posts on your wall (supposedly put there by a friend) do not click on them: “See how you will look in the future!”: All you [...] [Read More]
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Japanese invention simulates kisses over Internet

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Long-distance relationships suck, right? Luckily for those with loves in far-off lands, a new invention might make things a bit easier — that is, if you can stand to use it. Soon, you may be kissing your distant beau via the Internet, courtesy of the Kajimoto Laboratory at the University of Electro-Communications in Japan, DigiInfo [...] [Read More]
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How comics, pundits tweeted Osama’s death

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A sampling of Osama bin Laden tweets by comics, pundits, writers and others: @toddlevin Todd Levin Bin Laden was killed in a mansion?!? Must Be nice. — @GhostOsama Osama Bin Laden Well this sucks…I accidentally enabled location on my tweets. — @KeithOlbermann Keith Olbermann Note Fox News has switched to “Usama Bin Laden” presumably so [...] [Read More]
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Osama’s death: ‘ROT IN HELL’ is most powerful headline

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Among the newspaper front pages about the killing of Osama bin Laden, the New York Daily News stands out for its power. The Daily News’ “ROT IN HELL!” headline made the mostly local paper the hottest news website on Google Trends, ahead of national sites USA Today, Drudge Report, Fox News and the New York [...] [Read More]
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