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  • Reporter’s Execution Could Unleash U.S. Against ISIS

    The release Tuesday  of a shocking video showing the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley by a representative of the Islamic State may wind up backfiring on the Islamic fundamentalist movement that has taken over much of Iraq in recent months. “Obama authorized military operations…

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  • Top 10 Hottest Celeb Fashion Lines

    Many celebrities take their fame and channel it into new enterprises, like fashion. These 10 stars have created surprisingly impressive fashion lines!

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  • Rihanna Takes Short Shorts To New Heights

    Summer days are hot in New York City and Rihanna knows that keeping cool may require some very specific wardrobe choices.Rihanna stepped out in a pair of cutoff denim shorts with slits on the sides and a crop top while out in the Big Apple on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The 26-year-old wore the outfit for a…

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  • Grouper Eats Shark in One Bite in Viral Video

    With Shark Week on the Discovery Channel just ending, it's understandable that you may have the carnivorous fish on the mind and think that such a dangerous predator should be avoided at all costs. A certain grouper clearly didn't think so. In this video, which was featured on the front page of…

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  • British couple walled into French home by 'neighbours from hell'

    A British couple's dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbours walled them into their home. Locals in the village of Brugairolles in the foothills of the Pyrenees were so appalled by the immurement, they rose up to rescue the elderly…

  • Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn Divorcing While She Remains in Rehab

    Following Sunday's news that Elizabeth Vargas checked back into rehab, People reports that the 20/20 co-anchor and her husband, singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, are divorcing. "Marc and Elizabeth are in divorce proceedings," a source told the magazine. "The kids are with him in New York while she seeks…

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  • L.A. Starbucks is Ugly and the News Media is On It

    Photo by Tim D/Yelp Last week, L.A.-based architect Catherine Garrison gave voice to Highland Park residents who are unhappy with a drive-through Starbucks that recently opened in their neighborhood, calling the dismal stucco box an "awkward space" with "poor craftsmanship"...

  • Most Women Don't Know About Free Samples

    Freebies so good, you'll feel guilty about paying nothing for them!

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  • Some People Are Saying Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Video Is Racist

    August 19, 2014, 11:30 am Throughout her decade-long career, Taylor Swift has done an impressive job at avoiding controversy, at least when it comes to her music. The video sees Swift dancing in a variety of situations, in a variety of outfits, with a variety of different people who are a variety…

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  • Oil ‘super spike’ is coming: Dan Dicker

    Dan Dicker of MercBloc on why cheap oil could trigger a 'super spike' in oil prices

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    The peaceful side of the Ferguson protests (13 photos)

    Nightly chaos in the St. Louis suburb is getting all the attention, but the vast majority of those protesting have been peaceful. Here's a look at the some of the moments that are not making the front pages. (Yahoo News) Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr.

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  • Barack Obama refused to save a 'Saturday Night Live' sketch about racial profiling

    The Hollywood Reporter has an excerpt from the updated edition of Live From New York: An Uncensored History Of Saturday Night Live. Much of the piece focuses on politics — of Hillary Clinton's "entitlement" or the reaction to impressions like Sarah Palin and George W. Bush. Robert Smigel, writer:…

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  • Fox News host: 'History of Islam' shows a 'bullet to the head' is 'only thing these people understand'

    Fox News host Andrea Tantaros on Wednesday appeared to suggest that the recent actions by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria were typical of Islamic behavior stretching back hundreds of years, arguing that the "only thing these people understand" is a "bullet to the head."

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  • This one fact alone will make you insanely jealous of Google employees

    Why do people love working at Google so much? There seem to be many reasons and one of them is without a doubt the fact that Google showers its employees with perks when they come into the office every day. Business Insider has scored an interview with Google’s former executive head chef Nate…

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  • 10 Terrifying Animals with Adorable Family Lives

    Even the most horrifying animals started out as itty-bitty babies. Find out which spooky looking critters have super cute families.

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  • Cold, Dark and Alive! Life Discovered in Buried Antarctic Lake

    Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Nearly 4,000 species of microbes inhabit Lake Whillans, which lies beneath 2,625 feet (800 meters) of ice in West Antarctica, researchers report today (Aug. 20) in the journal Nature. "We found not just that things are alive, but…
  • A Last Look at Atlantic City’s Failed Revel Casino

    Revel, the sleek, stylish $2.4 billion beachfront resort that opened in April 2012, will close its doors at 11am ET on Monday, Sept 1. Here's a last look at the property before it's gone.

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    What Goes Around: 15 Songs Justin Timberlake Co-Wrote for Other Artists (16 photos)

    On Sunday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET, Yahoo Live will live stream Justin Timberlake's concert from Kórinn Sports Hall in Reykjavík, Iceland. Tune in HERE to watch!

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  • World's luckiest man crashes motorcycle like a boss

    The invention of the dash cam and its mandatory status on Russian vehicles has produced some of the most hilarious, terrifying, down-right crazy videos the internet has ever seen – and that includes this amazing compilation of fails.

  • Anna Wintour accepts the ALS ice bucket challenge and it is epic

    Countless celebs have taken part in the ALS #icebucketchallenge and over $13 million has been donated so far... but this one might just be our favorite!%Slideshow-1616%This is epic. You probably know all about the ALS #icebucketchallenge that's sweeping the country right now -- hundreds of your…

  • Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon Split Rumors Swirl

    The latest celebrity split rumor from the Hollywood gossip mill claims Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are headed for a breakup. The New York Post's Page Six reports Carey and Cannon are "living separately." She has allegedly suspected him of cheating and even hired security guards to make sure he…

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  • Best Wrinkle Creams 2014

    Mom reveals simple wrinkle solution that has researchers very excited. Try this free solution today to look and feel years younger.

  • Spider-Woman isn't good for women when she looks like this

    Earlier this summer, Marvel could do no wrong. In the span of a week, the company announced that it was turning Thor, one of its iconic heroes, into a woman and that it would be turning Captain America into a black man. This week, the company appears to have made a misstep.