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Bus driver sets up sting for ‘idiot’

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I know stopping for children to cross the street is annoying. I know that your time is more important than the safety of pedestrians. I know that you are really, really, in a hurry, but Shena Hardin, 32 of Cleveland, the judge was right, you are an “idiot.” According to Cleveland’s ABC affiliate, a veteran bus [...] [Read More]
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Chris Rock calls Barack Obama a “white president you can trust”

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Chris Rock went on the Jimmy Kimmel show with a “special message for white people.” The provocative comedian then went on to describe Barack Obama as a “white president you can trust.” The pre-recorded video message has since gone viral with many viewers questioning if the clip is in good taste. Your opinion in the [...] [Read More]
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Lawsuit: Cop Tased boy on school career day

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There’s a boy in New Mexico who probably won’t want a career in law enforcement after a school event went terribly wrong. The Albuquerque Journal reported the legal guardian of a 10-year-old has filed a lawsuit after a police officer used a stun gun on the boy. According to the suit, officer Christopher Webb asked [...] [Read More]
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Police called for ‘dead’ woman find Halloween zombie

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama were called to what looked like a woman shot dead in her car but found a Halloween reveler they described as drunk and passed out in a bloody-looking zombie costume. The news site Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/SrbNCn) that a passerby called 911 in Birmingham on Thursday morning after seeing [...] [Read More]
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Mustached American of the Year

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Get ready  for Movember: the American Mustache Institute has bestowed the title of  ”Mustached American of the Year” on Adam Paul Causgrove of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Causgrove carries the torch of mustached men across the world; you can see some of the best on display next Sunday at the World Beard and Mustache Championships in Las [...] [Read More]
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On animals in listing photos: does pet sell?

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Pets. Friends, companions, … real estate accessories? Thanks to a tip from Estately, we’re now fascinated by the decision to include cats, dogs and (as you’ll see) much more exotic creatures in photos of homes for sale. [Read More]
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‘Bronco Bamma’ girl expresses what we all feel deep down about the elections

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Meet Abby. She’s just your average red-haired, blue-eyed four year old but from now on she may be forever known as the “Bronco Bamma Girl” after her mother posted the following video of her crying because she just can’t stand to listen to anymore election 2012 talk. “I’m tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney,” [...] [Read More]
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Viral Sandy photos aren’t actually of hurricane

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Images of big news and events move quickly across our digitally connected society. But as we share and re-post images that grab our attention, we sometimes forget to ask the obvious question: Is that really what is says it is? Case in point: These viral images that were initially said to show Hurricane Sandy weren’t [...] [Read More]
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