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56 min ago | KMIZ

Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Hercules

To convincingly yell "I am Hercules!" in his new action movie, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had to do more than warm up his vocal chords.


Related Topix: Dwayne Johnson, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Breakfast, Food, Vegetables, Entertainment

2 hrs ago | 96.5 KOIT FM

Leader Supremely Upset

You've seen the Jib-Jab videos. The ones where you can take the heads of yourself and others and insert them into a preprogrammed animated greeting card that will have you appearing as an elf at Christmas or a leprechaun on Saint Patrick's Day and more.


Related Topix: Christmas, North Korea, World News, Asia

6 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Porch-shooting suspect didn't know gun was loaded

His own words, told to police moments after he shot a 19-year-old woman on his Dearborn Heights porch, suggest Theodore Wafer may not have intended to fire his gun the night Renisha McBride was killed.


Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI, Self Defense, Wayne County, MI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Chicken off McDonald's HK menu after food scandal

The fast food chain said late Thursday that it "suspended relevant food ingredients" at Hong Kong outlets in light of the scandal surrounding Shanghai Husi Food Co.


Related Topix: Fast Food, Food


Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

A doctor who was grazed by gunfire from a patient in his office at a suburban hospital on Thursday helped stop him by apparently returning fire with his own weapon and severely injuring him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said.


Related Topix: Self Defense

The Fresno Bee

Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that federal courts have no jurisdiction over the Colombian claims.


Related Topix: Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Self Defense, US Supreme Court, Terrorism


Bill Murray shows up at ice cream party

Bill Murray showed up at an ice cream event named for him Tuesday in front of a Los Angeles ice cream truck.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill Murray, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

The Macon Telegraph

Sanders offers lower-cost bill to reform VA

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., , speaks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, about reforming the vast health care system responsible for treating the nation's veterans.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine, Nursing, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

US lifts ban on commercial flights to Israel

Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv , as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Holidays, Ramadan, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Brandon Sun

Charities may be asked for donor lists under CRA proposal floated by minister

Canadian charities would have to turn over lists of their donors' identities to the Canada Revenue Agency under a proposal being floated by the Conservative government.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, Charity , World News, Tax

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Toll plaza boss saves lost senior 125 miles from home

Mark Taylor, a Thruway Authority toll plaza supervisor in Canaan, N.Y., was nearing the end of his night shift at the when a clerk called him to her booth.


Related Topix: Canaan, NY, Veteran Affairs, Bethlehem, NY, Selkirk, NY

Fort Morgan Times

New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.


Related Topix: Food, Pizza

Northern Michigan News

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

It isn't a household name, but the company that's at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at McDonald's locations.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Aurora, IL, Food, Hamburger

Cybercast News Service

Porch shooter's lawyer says he feared for his life

In this April 25, 2014, file photo, Theodore Wafer listens during a motion hearing in Judge Timothy Kenny's courtroom at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit.


Related Topix: Self Defense, Dearborn Heights, MI

Stars and Stripes

Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

A sign is posted at a checkpoint belonging to the Islamic State group, captured from the Iraqi army, at the main entrance of Rawah, 175 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Holidays, Ramadan, Jalal Talabani

Cybercast News Service

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.


Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, Veteran Affairs


Making Clothes from Castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste.


Related Topix: Blog News, Columbia, SC, Sewing, Hobbies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

VA chief pledges end to whistleblower retaliation

The acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs vowed Tuesday to crack down on whistleblower retaliation after a private government watchdog released a critical report on the agency's treatment of employees who brought internal problems to light.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs


Maryland State Senator Must Drop Hershey Bar-Like Signs

JULY 16: In this photo illustration, Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.


Related Topix: US Politics, Dutch Ruppersberger, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate, Food, Chocolate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

KOLD-TV Tucson

California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.


Related Topix: Fruits, Food, Food and Drug Administration

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