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Where is Kim Jong Un? Interwebs abounds with rumors

Where is Kim Jong Un? Interwebs abounds with rumors

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Above: We don’t know where Kim Jong Un is either, but we did find a photo of this Chinese street food vendor and self-described Kim Jong Un look-alike who may have a short-lived career if the wild speculation surrounding the absence of the North Korean dictator is true. Where in the world is Kim Jong Un? The leader […] [Read More]
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Texas TV station accidentally tweets gay porn photos

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Time Warner Cable News in Austin was forced to apologize Wednesday after accidentally tweeting four images of gay porn to accompany its afternoon traffic update. The tweet, which was captured by Jezebel.com and has since been removed, said “TRAFFIC: Your 5:12 p.m. update. Too many!” The apology followed: We sincerely apologize for an earlier tweet […] [Read More]
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Jimmy Kimmel proves it: Americans don’t know who Joe Biden is

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Los Angeles commuters faced traffic nightmares on Monday and Tuesday as Vice President Joe Biden’s motorcade blocked major highways and roads around West L.A. and downtown. The Vice President’s visit to Tinsel Town led late-night talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel to wonder if locals even knew who this man was riding around in a black car […] [Read More]
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War tourists watch Kobani fall to Islamic State

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The images war photographers are capturing in the besieged Syrian city of Kobani are heart-wrenching. Bombed-out buildings. Raging street fights. Wounded soldiers. Refugees fleeing their home, carrying their possessions on their backs and walking alongside tired, hungry children. This bloody, burning city has been under fire for weeks as Islamic State (IS) fighters have barreled […] [Read More]
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Report: ’7th Heaven’ star admits to child molestation

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Stephen Collins, the actor who played the dad on the long-running TV show “7th Heaven,” has confessed on tape to molesting children, according to TMZ. The tape recording, from a 2012 couples therapy session, was obtained by TMZ at a time that Collins and his wife, actress Faye Grant, are in the midst of a […] [Read More]
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#EbolaFootballChants trending

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How are UK soccer fans dealing with the Ebola crisis? They created a hashtag, and it’s trending on Twitter. While laughter is often called the best medicine, #EbolaFootballChants is being used for some tasteless tweets like “When you cough and you sigh and then curl up and die its EBOLAAAA.” Funny or not, it’s happening […] [Read More]
Categories: Sports

This Cheerios ad will probably make you misty-eyed

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You’ve been warned: The latest installment in the “The Cheerios Effect” ad campaign is a tearjerker. The nearly three-minute video, posted to General Mills’ YouTube page, tells the story of Canadian family Andre, Jonathan and their adopted daughter. “Most of my life I thought it would never be possible to have a child, given that […] [Read More]
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Catch a glimpse of a ‘blood moon’ on Wednesday

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Right on time to get you in a Halloween spirit, the second ‘blood moon’ of 2014 will appear in the sky this Wednesday. Look up at 6:25 a.m. EST to catch a glimpse of this rare total lunar eclipse. Full lunar eclipses are called “blood moons” because sunsets and sunrises reflect off the surface and […] [Read More]
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