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Pope Francis’ Controversial Remarks Prompt Vatican ‘Damage Control’

October 10, 2013 7:32 PM0 comments
Pope Francis’ Controversial Remarks Prompt Vatican ‘Damage Control’

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has grabbed headlines with his off-the-cuff homilies, crowd-pleasing one-liners and lengthy interviews during which he has pontificated on everything from the church’s “obsession” with rules to how he won’t judge gays. But his chattiness has gotten him into some trouble, and the Vatican has gone […]

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Obama Administration Has Gone To Unprecedented Lengths To Thwart Journalists

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Obama Administration Has Gone To Unprecedented Lengths To Thwart Journalists

NEW YORK — Leonard Downie spent more than four decades at The Washington Post, including 17 years as the paper’s top editor, and has heard plenty of grumbling from reporters blocked from access to government information. “I’m used to journalists complaining,” he told HuffPost in an interview. But after speaking […]

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Ariel Castro May Have Died From Auto-Erotic Asphyxiation, Not Suicide

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Ariel Castro May Have Died From Auto-Erotic Asphyxiation, Not Suicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro’s death by hanging in his prison cell may not have been suicide after all, but an attempt to choke himself for a sexual thrill, authorities said Thursday. They also said two guards falsified logs documenting the number of times they checked on Castro […]

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Wall Street Isn’t Buying Obama’s Doomsday Scenario

October 9, 2013 4:56 PM0 comments
Wall Street Isn’t Buying Obama’s Doomsday Scenario

Markets sold off sharply yesterday as the rhetoric surrounding the looming debt ceiling escalated. The S&P500 (^GSPC) dropped 1.2% to 1,655; the lowest close in more than month. Despite the worst single day drop since the current sell-off began, most traders remain skeptical that the similar debacle in summer of […]

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Lottery Ticket Turns Into $17,500 Tip For Oregon Bartender

October 7, 2013 7:17 PM0 comments
Lottery Ticket Turns Into $17,500 Tip For Oregon Bartender

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An Oregon bartender just got the tip of a lifetime. One of Aurora Kephart’s regulars at Conway’s Restaurant and Lounge in Springfield often tips her with Keno tickets from the Oregon Lottery. On Tuesday evening, the man who wishes to remain anonymous asked Kephart to choose two. […]

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‘Gravity’ Box Office Stuns, Bringing In $55 Million And Beating Out ‘Runner Runner’

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‘Gravity’ Box Office Stuns, Bringing In $55 Million And Beating Out ‘Runner Runner’

LOS ANGELES — The Sandra Bullock-George Clooney space drama “Gravity” flew to the top of the box office in its debut weekend. The Warner Bros. adventure opened with $55.55 million in North American ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Alfonso Cuaron directs the film, which is set almost entirely […]

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Warren Buffett Compares Debt Ceiling Politics To Nuclear Bomb

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Warren Buffett Compares Debt Ceiling Politics To Nuclear Bomb

Republican leaders’ debt ceiling politics are a weapon of mass destruction of a different sort, according to Warren Buffett. The billionaire investor told Fortune in an interview Friday that “it makes absolutely no sense” for politicians to use the debt ceiling as a threat to get their way on other […]

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Lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of a noblewoman with same smile as the Mona Lisa discovered in Swiss vault after 500 years

October 4, 2013 5:42 PM0 comments
Lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of a noblewoman with same smile as the Mona Lisa discovered in Swiss vault after 500 years

SWITZERLAND – Leonardo da Vinci painting lost for centuries found in Swiss bank vault. It was lost for so long that it had assumed mythical status for art historians. Some doubted whether it even existed. But a 500-year-old mystery was apparently solved today after a painting attributed to Leonardo da […]

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House Democrats Will Unveil Discharge Petition To Force Vote On Government Funding Bill

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House Democrats Will Unveil Discharge Petition To Force Vote On Government Funding Bill

WASHINGTON – House Democrats plan to announce Friday that they will try to force a vote to fully fund the government — and end the shutdown – with a procedural motion known as a discharge petition. Democrats were expected to announce the news at a Friday afternoon press conference. The […]

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Amanda Bynes’ Mother Speaks Out For The First Time

October 3, 2013 11:25 PM0 comments
Amanda Bynes’ Mother Speaks Out For The First Time

Just days after Amanda Bynes entered a private rehabilitation facility, her mother, Lynn Bynes, is speaking out for the first time. In an exclusive statement to People magazine, Lynn addresses the media attention Amanda has been getting. “I would really like everyone out there to know that almost 99 percent […]

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