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Driver on runway halts air traffic in Philadelphia

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A man charged with DUI and reckless endangerment after driving onto a runway at Philadelphia International Airport as a US Airways plane was about 10 seconds from landing on the strip, ABC11 is reporting. [Read More]
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Obama knew about Jeremy Lin first, loves ‘The Wire’s’ Omar

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Obama cemented his image as ‘the cool president’ by talking about his favorite character on ‘The Wire’ and revealing that he knew about Jeremy Lin before he got all mainstream. On a recent episode of ESPN’s The B.S. Report with Bill Simmons (Grantland has a transcript here), Obama talked about his love of the Bulls, [...] [Read More]
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Target pulls tasteless Whitney Houston cards

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Target has removed from its shelves a greeting card that makes a tasteless joke of Whitney Houston’s rocky relationship with her ex-husband Bobby Brown, according to CBS News. [Read More]
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Video: Bear charges toward the camera

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Imagine a quiet hike through the woods and then this thing comes barreling at you. [Read More]
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Lindsay Lohan says she’s finally grown up

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Lindsay Lohan, whose life and career seemed in freefall for the past couple of years, said on TV this morning she got her wake-up call and has a new outlook on life. [Read More]
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Small Jewish school has decision reversed, will be allowed to play

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The small Jewish high school in Houston that has been in national spotlight for being forced to forfeit its state semifinal basketball game will be allowed to play the game after all. The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools has received a temporary restraining order that will allow Beren Academy to participate in the [...] [Read More]
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Lauren Scruggs out and about with new prosthetic eye

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Dallas fashionista Lauren Scruggs, who is recovering from severe injuries after walking into an airplane propeller last December, was seen outside a gym in her hometown with her new prosthetic eye visible for the first time last week, msnbc.com reports. [Read More]
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Man who accidentally drank gasoline burns to death

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A man who had accidentally drunk gasoline died after he later lit a cigarette and exploded in flames. [Read More]
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