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Thousands will be without power until Friday, 2014

Thousands will be without power until Friday, 2014

The ice storm that left thousands of Central Maine Power Co. customers without electricity this week — some for up to four days, including Christmas — could have been much worse, a company official said Friday. And with a predicted nor’easter bearing down on the region later this weekend, year-long prevention plans by the state’s largest utility could pay off ... Read More »

Delta Airlines Computer Glitch Offers Fares for $25 (VIDEO)

Delta Airlines Computer Glitch Offers Fares for $25

A computer glitch allowed some lucky Delta air lines customers to buy deeply-discounted tickets online Thursday morning. For about two hours, people looking for certain domestic fares on Delta’s own website, as well as various booking sites, got some incredible deals. Some reportedly bought tickets for as low as $25 for the routes that normally cost several hundred dollars. Read More »

Rapper Doe B Dead At 22 After Shooting

Rapper Doe B Dead At 22 After Shooting

Hustle Gang affiliated rapper Doe B was murdered last night in Montgomery, Alabama. The 22 year old rapper born Glenn Thomas was shot a local hotspot, Centennial Hill Bar and Grill. Reports also state a young woman was also a victim to the senseless crime however the second victims’ name has yet to be released Read More »

4-metre Python kills security guard in Bali hotel

4-metre Python kills security guard in Bali hotel

Ambar Arianto Mulyo, 59, a security guard was strangled by a 15ft long python in front of a luxury Bali hotel as terrified onlookers looked on. The man’s death came as he volunteered to help capture the python which had been spotted several times near the hotel in Bali’s Sanur district. The python had been spotted several times previously near ... Read More »

Head Trauma Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease, Study

Head Trauma Lead to Alzheimer's Disease, Study

As research continues to progress with Alzheimer’s disease, scientists are looking for information about what might contribute to it. They recently found one possibility. A recent study found that past concussions might be related to the development of Alzheimer’s in patients who are already susceptible to cognitive problems. The researchers compared brain scans of patients and found some differences only ... Read More »

10 healthiest housing markets in America : Zillow says

10 healthiest housing markets in America

The healthiest housing markets in October in the United States were clustered in California and the rest of the West, according to the newly released Zillow Market Health Index. The index on a scale from zero to 10 is a new measure designed to illustrate the current health of a region’s housing market relative to similar markets nationwide. It incorporates ... Read More »

California Man admits to al-Qaida links

California Man admits to al-Qaida links

A Garden Grove man pleaded guilty Friday to a federal terrorism charge, admitting he intended to aid al-Qaida fighters by traveling to Pakistan, where he would provide weapons training. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 24, who has also used the name Hasan Abu Omar Ghannoum, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles to one count of attempting to ... Read More »

Plus-size Barbie dolls Sparks Debate Over Body Image

Plus-size Barbie dolls Sparks Debate Over Body Image

A simple Facebook question has created a social media frenzy over how body image should play a role in today’s toy industry. A picture posted by Plus Size Modeling last week has people talking. The group asked fans “Should toy companies start making plus-sized dolls” — and within hours — more than 40,000 people liked the post and thousands commented ... Read More »