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$100K in Prizes for Texting Competition

The 2010 LG U.S. National Texting Championship, to be held in New York, will provide the opportunity for the country’s fastest fingers to show their mettle. The competition will feature $100k worth of prizes to be won. Participants endured a difficult gauntlet of preliminary and qualifying tournaments to reach the finals to be held in… Keep Reading

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11 Year Old Girl Charged with Murder of 2 Year Old

GEORGIA, U.S.A. — A two year old baby died from trauma to the head and buttocks after a babysitting session, and her 11 year old babysitter is now facing murder charges . The infant’s mother arrived to fetch her after work from home but found her lifeless in the sitter’s home. Ashlea Collier, whose daughter… Keep Reading

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Similac Recalls 5 Million Cans of Baby Formula

NEW YORK – Popular baby product manufacturer Abbott Laboratories has issued a recall of 5 million cans of Similac infant powdered formula products due to the possibility of contamination. The recall will affect Similac products all across the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and some countries in the Caribbean. The recall was due to the… Keep Reading

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Secret Revealed about Sinking of the Titanic

A revelation about the real reason behind Titanic’s sinking has been revealed by a new source –  none other than the granddaughter of the most senior surviving officer from the tragic incident of 1912. Louise Patten, an author based in UK and grand-daughter of the Titanic’s Second Officer Charles Lightoller, has unearthed a century old… Keep Reading

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S. African Twitterer Arrested for Defaming Police

Police have pressed charges against an anonymous Twitter user “@pigspotter” for defamation and impairing the dignity of another person. That Twitter user has been sending tweets to his massive followers of 17000 followers about the location of speed traps laid by South Africa’s traffic police, likely by mobile phone app and presumably in an attempt… Keep Reading

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ADI: Alzheimer’s Causing Global Financial Burden

According to the latest report by the Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), more than $600m is spent every year worldwide to care for people with dementia. The ADI releases their annual report every September 21st on World Alzheimer’s Day. The 2010 report estimated that about 35.6m people suffered from some form of dementia and the number… Keep Reading

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Carrot Vending Machines Installed in U.S. Schools

Two high schools in the U.S. are taking healthy eating to a whole new level. According to a release, the schools in Cincinnati, OH and Syracuse, NY are testing a new program that aims to repackage healthy food as junk food. The marketing and selling approach of the carrots and other healthy food items will… Keep Reading

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FDA Discuss Approval of Genetically Modified Salmon

Food and Drug Administration officials will meet to discuss if a new genetically modified salmon will make its way into the U.S. food system. AquaBounty Technologies’ new genetically modified “AquAdvantage Salmon” does not suffer from stunted growth during cold weathers and is able to grow to twice the size of a normal salmon in half… Keep Reading

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Ex-Military: UFOs have Visited Nuke Weapon Sites

WASHINGTON – Ex-military personnel have urged the United States government to come clean and reveal facts about UFOs and other similar incidents. Witness testimonies made publis suggest that these unidentified objects have even gone to the extent of tampering with nuclear and weapons tests. More than 120 former or retired military personnel will stand as… Keep Reading

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Vatican Bank Faces Money Laundering Probe

ROME, ITALY – Italian authorities have confirmed that the Vatican Bank is currently undergoing investigations for money laundering. Investigators are initially looking into two Vatican Bank transactions that did not comply with anti-money laundering guidelines. A statement issued by the Vatican has claimed that it is “perplexed and baffled” by the latest developments and the… Keep Reading

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