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Shark leaps into boat and lands on fisherman

An Australian fisherman got a rare — and unusual — catch on Saturday when a great white shark leapt into his boat and knocked him off his feet.  Terry Selwood, 73, said he was on his 15-foot boat off Evans Head, north of Sydney, when the shark came charging toward him. It struck him with its pectoral fin before landing ...

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PROUD AMERICAN Reflections of an Army widow on Memorial Day

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.  We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” —President Ronald Reagan May is traditionally a month of delight and expectation. Summer is drawing near, the school year will end soon, pools begin to ...

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Baldwin sexiest woman?

Hailey Baldwin has earned the title of world’s sexiest woman. The 20-year-old American model was named number one on Maxim’s annual Hot 100 issue on Tuesday and is officially the publication’s new cover girl. Baldwin is the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin and niece of Alec Baldwin. HAILEY BALDWIN: DEMONS CAN POSSESS PEOPLE Related Image Expand / Collapse Hailey Baldwin ...

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Disney unveils new theme park?

In 2009, director James Cameron brought the otherworldly adventure film “Avatar” to the big screen after 15 in production. Eight years later, Cameron along with Disney Imagineers are bringing the film to life at Walt Disney World. “Pandora – The World of Avatar” officially opens as an expansion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park Saturday, May 27. The park, which ...

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Officials scramble to control new Ebola outbreak

Global health officials are monitoring a possible resurgence of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid reports of an outbreak of the feared contagion near the country’s northern border. Public health officials in the DRC have reported at least 43 cases of suspected Ebola and four deaths. While only two of the cases have been positively confirmed ...

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Connecticut's fiscal crisis described and explained

Home to Yale University with its $25-billion endowment, numerous high-flying hedge funds and top-drawer celebrities ensconced in opulent estates worth tens of millions of dollars, Connecticut possesses great wealth and boasts the highest per capita income of any American state. But look a little closer and it’s a fiscal train wreck. The Constitution State is among the worst states when ...

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Pennsylvania veteran turns big trash into big business

Jerry “JDog” Flanagan always wanted to go to college. But, growing up poor outside of Philadelphia with an alcoholic father and a working mother, he knew it wasn’t financially possible. “I was not a good school student,” Flanagan told Fox News. “I really didn’t have any direction, my work ethic was not that great… I found myself having to go into the ...

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INSULT TO A HERO? Memo claims Glenn’s remains disrespected

An employee at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware allegedly offered inspectors a chance to take a look at John Glenn’s dead body while awaiting burial, according to a memo obtained by The Military Times. The paper reported that William Zwicharowski, the mortuary’s branch chief, allegedly “offered to allow the inspectors to view the deceased.” The memo reportedly said that ...

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