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2 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

Stars getting stuffed for charity

Stars including Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood are getting their teeth into a fundraising challenge as they are pictured filling their faces for a good cause. Former Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle and Blue's Simon Webbe - a contestant on the new series of Strictly - have also posed with tasty treats ahead of the annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning, which takes place for Macmillan Cancer Support later this month.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Craig Revel Horwood, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

2 hrs ago | The Tribune

Escaped school shooter had pitchfork, patrol says

The school shooter who briefly escaped from an Ohio prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured, the state patrol said Monday as newly released records added to the picture of an inmate frequently in trouble behind bars. T.J. Lane, convicted of killing three students at Chardon High School in the Cleveland area in 2012, did not threaten officers with the pitchfork, and it isn't known where he got it from, said patrol Lt.

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Related Topix: 2012, Gliese Games, Drugs, State Prisons, Allen Correctional Institution, Prison

4 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Trafford's unsung heroes sought for 'people's' Strictly Come Dancing

COMMUNITY heroes from across Trafford are being sought to take part in the first ever 'People's Strictly Come Dancing'. The team behind the smash BBC show is opening its dance floor to the public for the very first time and looking for inspiring unsung heroes to take part.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

8 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Ben Stiller stars in Tropic Thunder

What's It About? Media tycoon Elliot Carver sparks a war between China and the West so he can cover it in his TV, magazines and newspapers - and there's no prizes for guessing who's called in to stop him. Bond's showdown with the sadistic Dr Kaufman is 'delicious', there's a car park chase to die for and a motorbike scene that would have given Evel Knievel nightmares.

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Related Topix: Tropic Thunder, Celebrities, Ben Stiller, Pierce Brosnan, Activision, GoldenEye

12 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

10 things to know Monday

France's president says there's "no time to lose" in the global push to combat extremists from the Islamic State group, minus the two countries who share most of Iraq's borders. AP's Dan Perry finds that much of the problem lies in the region's Sunni-Shiite divide, which outsiders tend to underestimate repeatedly.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Idea Factory, -8

12 hrs ago | Key 103

Madonna Aiming To Release 13th Album in 2015

Over the past few months, the pop icon has shared a series of photos from the recording studio on Instagram often featuring American super producer Diplo - aka Thomas Wesley Pentz. A rep has now told Billboard that Madonna is eyeing up a 2015 release date for the follow-up to 'MDNA', which was met with a mixed reaction back in 2012.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, 2012, Gliese Games

16 hrs ago | International Business Times

'The Sims 4' Game Guide: 7 Causes Of Death And How To Bring Back Dead Sims

A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014. The event takes place on the eve of the annual three-day Electronic Entertainment Expo video game conference.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4, The Sims, The Sims Studio, Playfish

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Seth MacFarlane Album Featuring Sara Bareilles & Norah Jones Gets Title, Release Date

S eth MacFarlane , the guy who brought you Family Guy and Ted, is also a singer, and he's just announced a title and release date for his upcoming Christmas album, which will feature guest appearances by his pals Sara Bareilles an d Norah Jones. The album is called Holiday for Swing!, a title that's likely a play on the classic instrumental tune " Holiday for Strings.

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Related Topix: Ted, Seth MacFarlane, Christmas!!!!!, Life, Holidays, Christmas

The Capital-Journal

Topekan finds career in video game creation

Brent Porter lives in Topeka and creates video games for Action Button Entertainment. The company plans in about two months to put out its next game, "Videoball."

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, 2012, Gliese Games, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, 2010

Theboltonnews.co.uk

War of the Roses! Annual Black Pudding Throwing Championships held in Ramsbottom

THE age-old rivalry between Lancashire and Yorkshire was rekindled in Ramsbottom yesterday for the official World Black Pudding Throwing Championships. Hundreds travelled from across the country - and beyond - to be part of the quirky symbolic tradition which has its origins the War of the Roses.

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Related Topix: Fatshark AB, War of the Roses, Paradox Interactive

Braintree and Witham Times

STARS flocked to Southend as a new steak and lobster restaurant opened its doors for the first time.

Former rugby player and current Strictly Come Dancing contestant Thom Evans set pulses racing as did glamour model and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Casey Batchelor when they appeared at the launch of seafront restaurant Bourgee. The venue in Eastern Esplanade, formerly Tiffins Indian restaurant, also played host to celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, TOWIE star Ferne McCann and her boyfriend Charlie Sims.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

New York Daily News

A rabbi's fight for religious freedom

A journey to the obscure last week brought me my very own U.S. Senate hearing. No other reporter was interested in the confirmation of ambassadors to Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Comoros and Malawi.

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Related Topix: Africa, Guinea-Bissau, World News, National Geographic, Tradewest, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, US Politics, Opinion

Cinema Blend News

Mortal Kombat X PS4 And Xbox One Fight Pad Revealed

Mortal Kombat X owners will be able to play the game using a custom controller. A Mortal Kombat X -themed fight pad was revealed at GameStop Expo earlier this week.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Mortal Kombat, X360, Gamepads

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Kotaku

A Video Game Finally Does The X-Men's Rogue Justice

How do you handle a hero like Rogue, whose ability allows her to siphon powers from any other character? MMO Marvel Heroe s has come up with an elegant solution - give her all the powers. Rogue has traditionally gotten the short end of the stick in Marvel video games.

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Related Topix: Marvel Heroes, Gazillion

IGN

Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN Limited Edition Announced for PS4 and PS3

Publisher Aksys Games has revealed on its website that Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN will receive a North American exclusive limited edition version for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 when the game releases later this year. The PS4 and PS3 limited edition versions will include an outer box replica of The Backyard, an alternate world hiding in the Guilty Gear universe in the form of a book, a "hard rocking" soundtrack arranged by Guilty Gear series creator Daisuke Ishiwatari, an art book profiling characters from Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus and Guilty Gear 2 Overture, and a Sol Badguy "Free" keychain, a replica of Sol's belt buckle.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Arc System Works, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus

CTV

Will Ferrell to fight cancer by playing video games

Will Ferrell arrives on the red carpet for the film 'Welcome To Me' during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Kids, Family

Battle Creek Enquirer

Police & Fire: Girl was not targeted for abductionPolice & Fire: Girl ...

Police & Fire: Girl was not targeted for abduction Police say girl was not victim of attempted abduction Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1rZZump NO ABDUCTION: A woman who talked to a young girl at a school bus stop was apparently just warning her to step away from the roadway. Calhoun County Sheriff Department deputies said Friday after an interview with the woman it does not appear she was attempting to kidnap the child.

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Related Topix: _No Company, Fun Infused Games, Abduction!, Calhoun County, MI, Marshall, MI

Nevada Appeal

SimCity makes way for Carson City in video game

Courtesy Gamers can re-create Carson City's past and reshape its future in a new video game being released next week. As Nevada celebrates its 150th birthday, we're taking a look at where we came from, our early statehood and how we see the future shaping the Silver State.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, Carson City, NV, SimCity, Virginia City, NV, Dayton, NV

South Wales Guardian

Tim Wonnacott says he can't put a value on being in Strictly Come Dancing

Tim Wonnacott has admitted even he can't put a price on the experience of taking part in Strictly Come Dancing. The TV auctioneer, who is known for appearing on Bargain Hunt, is part of the line-up for this year's BBC dancing contest and said he felt very lucky to be involved.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

Bomb Threats to SJV in Holmdel, Other Schools Tied to Connecticut X-Box Gamer, Swatting Ring

A 21-year-old Connecticut resident has been arrested and federally charged for his involvement in a "swatting" ring, which affected two Monmouth County schools in January of this year, according to authorities. Matthew Tollis, of Wethersfield, was first arrested in connection to an April 2014 bomb threat made to the University of Connecticut and is now facing additional charges for his involvement with the "swatting" ring, who call themselves "TCOD", or "Team Crucifix or Die," according to the FBI .

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Related Topix: Holmdel, NJ, The, Deep Silver, They, _No Company, Microsoft Xbox

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