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Trump Taj Mahal to give away plastic surgery prizes

The latest casino promotion in Atlantic City gives new meaning to “going…

Letter T goes missing on Georgia Tech signage

The letter T is disappearing from signs all over campus at Georgia…

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Millions use emergency food banks as their only food source

WHAT: A new report finds emergency food banks and pantries are becoming…

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British TV special depicts video-game footage as IRA attack

Britain’s television network ITV admits a documentary about the Irish Republican Army…

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Woman flogged, not fined, for driving in Saudi Arabia

WHAT: A Saudi woman was sentenced to be lashed 10 times with…

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Money guzzlers: Tax refunds to oil refineries would hurt schools

WHAT: Some of the nation’s largest oil refineries are seeking huge tax…

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UC Berkeley Rupublican group cooking up racy idea

A Republican group at UC Berkeley has cooked up controversy with a…

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Budget impasse propels lawmakers toward government shutdown

WHAT: Government shutdown WHY: Here we go again. With only a few…

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Woman jailed for pointing laser beam at plane

A Los Angeles County woman is behind bars for allegedly pointing a…

Death benefits: Over $600 million paid to dead federal workers

WHAT: Because deaths were not reported, more than $600 million in payments…

Too many medical machines beep producing false alarms

The growing problem of “alarm fatigue” is blamed for the death of…

Error-filled textbook gets past Virginia Board of Education

DIM BULB: The Virginia Board of Education approved a corrected edition of…

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Mississippi cancer doctor charged with diluting meds, reusing needles

WHAT: Dr. Meera Sachdeva, 50, of Mississippi was charged in federal court…

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Ex-union leaders receive public pension windfall

A mysterious 1991 amendment to the Illinois public employee pension code is…

Owners of a Brooklyn preschool are accused of stealing $2.5 million. (AP file photo)

Lunch money: Feds say NYC couple stole $2.5 million from preschooler meals

WHAT: The owners of the Red Apple Child Development Center preschool chain,…

Owners of a Brooklyn preschool are accused of stealing $2.5 million. (AP file photo)

College fails to cancel dead professor's classes

DIM BULB: University of Pennsylvania students were puzzled by a no-show professor…

Full Tilt Poker was blocked from the United States this spring and has criminal and civil charges filed against it. (Courtesy photo)Full Tilt Poker was blocked from the United States this spring and has criminal and civil charges filed against it. (Courtesy photo)

Feds charge gaming website with skimming $444 million

WHAT: Federal prosecutors added charges to their civil lawsuit against Full Tilt…

Full Tilt Poker was blocked from the United States this spring and has criminal and civil charges filed against it. (Courtesy photo)Full Tilt Poker was blocked from the United States this spring and has criminal and civil charges filed against it. (Courtesy photo)

Islamist radio station in Somalia giving guns, bombs to children

An Islamist militia-run radio station in Somalia said it is awarding guns…

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Spy hack: Key Japanese military contractor hit by cyberattack

WHAT: Japan’s biggest defense contractor, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, acknowledged that hackers had…

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Billionaires duke it out

A Russian tycoon punched a fellow billionaire on a television panel show…