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Officer Jeff Dorn was wounded and his K-9 partner Mick was killed in a shootout with an armed man in Portland, Ore. on April 16, 2014.

Officer Jeff Dorn was wounded and his K-9 partner Mick was killed in a shootout with an armed man in Portland, Ore. on April 16, 2014.

In a touching tribute., some of America’s finest first responders led a full blown funeral procession to the vets to bury a brave K9 dog who died while saving the life of his police officer  partner

Mick, a K9 dog fresh out of training, was shot and killed by an armed robbery suspect who was among three men trying to burglarize a police uniform store in Southwest Portland, according to police.
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At the murder trial of Olympian  Oscar Pistorius,  punishing  prosecutor Gerrie Nel, also known as “The Pitbull,” and lead defense lawyer Barry Roux, one of South Africa’s most expensive attorneys, are the focus of public attention. NBC national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen reports.


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From Hong Kong to Hollywood Jackie Chan has come a big mile as an action star and his next project is  historical action epic Dragon Blade, in which he will star opposite an as-yet-unnamed Hollywood star.

Chinese websites have speculated for weeks that Mel Gibson is the man in question.

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Apr. 16, 2014 – 2:53 – Talking Points on Pot  4/16

CNN’s Paula Hancocks reports on the massive search effort to find those trapped in the sinking South Korean ferry

TMZ  Hollywood=His friendship with Rick Ross is finally leading to a musical collaboration. Ginger Gangster!

The staff at the Yunnan Wild Animal Park in Kunming city installed a television to entertain a lonely panda that was tired and depressed.

The panda’s companion was returned to her native Sichuan on March 31, making Sijia the only panda in the whole of Kunming city.



A city administrator who carried  the  clout  of a mafia Godfather, and acted liked one, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in state prison for his conviction on corruption charges

By Corina Knoll and Jeff Gottlieb

Robert Rizzo, the city administrator who oversaw an era of corruption and graft in one of Los Angeles County’s poorest cities, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in state prison.

Rizzo stared straight ahead, his palms pressed against the defense table as the sentence was read.
“Mr. Rizzo, you did some very, very bad things for a very long time,” Superior Court Judge Kathleen Kennedy told the former Bell city administrator    read rest Los Angeles Times



April 16 (Bloomberg) — More Bettie Page than your typical Play boy blonde bombshell, Dita Von Teese is taking her brand to the next level by launching her own lingerie line.

Dita Von Teese stopped by Bloomberg to talk about everything from her role in the modern burlesque renaissance to the redefinition of modern female sexuality. (Source: Bloomberg



Flamboyant Kim Dotcom, the finding father of famous file-sharing site Megaupload is fighting extradition to the United States where he is charged with a cluster of crimes , says the lawsuits are a war against innovation.

He held court on Sunday in the swimming pool of his sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he founded this month to promote Internet freedom.


App Smart: Hotel Booking

Kit Eaton for the NY Times delves  into three hotel booking apps that can help transform how you book rooms.



Yasiel Puig is one of the most-talked about young players in Major League Baseball. Puig made his way from Cuba and wound up playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ben Tracy reports on new revelations about how Puig got to the U.S. are raising questions about his past and safety.

The “Haunted House 2″ star has everybody howling with his admission that he’ll pretend to have sex with any inanimate object. Hear it!

Dashcam video shows the mom being arrested after driving dangerously with her daughter on her lap.

Miley Cyrus hospitalized; Paul Walker’s brothers to help finish ‘Fast and Furious’; Sean ‘Puff Daady’ Combs to receive honorary degree. (April 16)


French and Italian Police in Nice have captured and cuffed Mob scion  Antonio Lo Russo, one of Italy’s 100 most-wanted fugitives

Antonio Lo Russo has been sentenced to 20 years in the slammer for mafia association and drug dealing  He is the son of Salvatore Lo Russo, jailed super boss of the ruthless Lo Russo clan of the Camorra, who dominate the drug rackets in the Naples region

Lo Russo  was detained on Tuesday on Nice’s seafront along with his 23-year-old cousin Carlo Lo Russo , a fleeing fugitive wanted on a murder rap. Read ansa news


Racy texts, suggestive posing, and naked photos are all a part of the sexting hierarchy. But, when underage kids start snapping and sending salacious images of themselves, the seemingly harmless activity can set off a chain reaction that’s beyond a teenager’s control.

In part one of this three-part docu-series we explore the sexting epidemic that’s hitting schools and the serious repercussions it can have.


For four decades, from Space Invaders to Star Craft, videogamers have been fighting villains—but artificial intelligence is making the enemy super- smarter.

The WSJ’s Michael Kofsky reports on what it takes to beat them


The editor-in-chiefs of Elle and Esquire magazines join TODAY to talk about their experiment in trying to decode the sexes.
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Dr. Hans Breiter author of a news study on casual marijuana use causing brain abnormalities

Democratic states watch more online porn that Republican states. This information comes from the website Pornhub, which crunched user data to see if there was a relationship between viewing habits and political affiliation. Statisticians were also able to retroactively predict the state by state results of the 2012 election, saying this may be valuable information for predicting the outcomes of future elections. RT’s Ameera David takes a deeper look at thefindings.


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A Camorra wiseguy just released from the joint returned to his underworld ways ,and shook down 10,000 euros from a wholesaler who reported him to the police

Antonio Cristofaro began extorting money for his mafia crime family following his release from prison last month say prosecutors who issued arrest warrants against Cristofaro and three of his cohorts in the  Casalesi clan of the Camorra reports Ansa news

Cristofaro is known as a  member of the “cayman’ gang, because he kept a live killing cayman/crocodile on his balcony to scare extortion victims into cauging up more money.

According to authorities, the extortion victim in this instance said Cristofaro kept two guns in full view on the table throughout their conversation.

“Then he said, ‘we’re in charge here. Get me 10,000 euros by Easter and if you love your children, don’t worry about a thing’,” the victim told police.

The weary wholesaler agreed to set up a sting, following which police on Tuesday nabbed three other alleged members of the cayman gang on aggravated extortion charges.


A new Google Chrome extension called Silencer will help you avoid spoilers by muting selected keywords from your Twitter and Facebook feeds. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) shows you that you can silence more than just spoilers.


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Motor bikes have been making people dream since they were invented around 120 years ago. And a new exhibition in the south-eastern French city of Lyon, explores the crossroads where motor bikes, bikers and contemporary art meet.

XMen Days of Future Past “Opening Battle” Clip Official
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X-Men: Days of Future Past opens in theaters on May 23rd, 2014.

Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Ian McKellen,

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE

At the murder trial of Olympian star speedster  Oscar Pistorius,  the so-called’ ”Blade Runner ” broke down again under unrelenting  cross-examination




Gone Girl – Official Trailer starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and directed by David Fincher

Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?  Based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn — unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage.

Nicola Varacalli, pictured in a 2005 photo, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy regarding a plot to smuggle massive amounts of marijuana into the U.

Nicola Varacalli, pictured in a 2005 photo, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy regarding a plot to smuggle massive amounts of marijuana into the U.

A man with ties to the mob who  prosecutors portray as a major player in a multi-million-dollar drug operation has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term in the U.S


By Paul Cherry

MONTREAL — A man with ties to the Mafia in Montreal has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term in the U.S. for his role in a plot to smuggle massive amounts of marijuana into that country.

Nicola (Nick) Varacalli’s ties to the Mob in Montreal came to light in 2005 when he was kidnapped during a dispute between Mafia clans who were at odds over a large-scale marijuana smuggling operation that had gone sour.

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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi who has been up to his neck in high-profile scandals including supposed  ties to the Sicilian mafia, was ordered Tuesday to spend a year performing community service  as a sentence  for committing tax fraud at his media conglomerate.


The decision by a Milan judge spares Berlusconi, 77, a sentence of house arrest . Read rest Los Angeles Times



The “Hello Ross” host skips out on Coachella. Find out why! Plus, Chelsea Lately Staff critiques   Leonardo Di Caprio’s dancing skills!



Frazier Glenn Miller, the man accused of killing three people in a Kansas City suburb, has a long record of racist and anti-Semitic talk.

Dean Reynolds reports that the suspected killer faces federal prosecution for hate crimes – which are based on a person’s intent.



A Twitter tweet  prank prompted a swift response from American Airlines and copycats.




Katherine Jackson to pay court fees; ‘Captain America’ tops box office; Victoria’s Secret to hold show in London (April 15)


Confident and charismatic Michael Strahan, the former double tough New York Giants  football star, will take on a  part-time role with Good Morning America , the ABC morning show announced 

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Meet the band that backs up Neil Patrick Harris in the cult rock musical,on Broadway

Pot vending machine is full of “pizazz.” CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on the unveiling.



The incident was caught on camera Tuesday morning in Limestone County,



Veteran actor William Shatner previews his one-man show ‘Shatner’s World on Fox & Friends

The French town of Angouleme already has an international reputation for its Comic book Festival, but now it’s also gaining a reputation for animation. Video by AFP


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Austrian pilot Hannes Arch claimed first win of the 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship as he beat Briton Paul Bonhomme by less than a 10th of a second in Rovinj, Croatia on Sunday (April 13).



Italian Carabinieri police crushed a Bulgarian based credit card counterfeiting ring operating in Rome and across Europe with support from Europol and the Bulgarian Cybercrime department .

Anti-fraud Police say as part of probe aimed at members of an organized crime ring operating a counterfeit credit card racket , a total of 25 persons were arrested with an additional 21 persons detained and charged. -

The authorities confiscated 250 skimming devices, 2000 blank credit cards and more than EUR 50 000 in cash.

The criminals committed fraudulent withdrawals in Indonesia, the USA, Bali, the Dominican Republic and Kenya, , according to a media statement of Europol.




Kate Upton Boobs Playlist:…

TMZ Hollywood=Kate Upton says she hates two HUGE stars in the fashion world … no, not Chrissy Teigen and Cara Delevingne — Kate’s talking about her own boobs

Showtime Championship Boxing
Keith Thurman vs. Jesus Soto Karass
December 14, 2014
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Don’t miss Thurman vs. Diaz Saturday, April 26 at 9:30PM ET/6:30PM PT live on Showtime.



Nevada’s big brothel business  suffering a slowdown was a precursor to prostitution escort services turning apartments into temporary brothels on the cheap, and it looks like they have, by using the home-sharing website Airbnb Bloomberg


Bloomberg’s Alix Steel reports

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Olympian Oscar Pistorius, referred to as the “Blade Runner”, began his second week on the witness stand in his murder trial Monday. Correspondent and CBS News contributor Debora Patta reports on the dramatic questioning.


 Super- sexy Hollywood  star   Cameron Diaz  reveals her thoughts about relationships and marriage.



Hockey hall of famer  Mark Messier. a  six-time Stanley Cup champion predicts which NHL teams look good for a playoff run this season and who has the best chances of winning the


“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” wins big at MTV Movie Awards; Jennifer Lopez honored at GLAAD Media Awards; Prince William and Kate arrive meet well-wishers in Christchurch, New Zealand. (April 14)


The Grandmaster”   directed by Wong Kar-wai, sweeps the board at the Hong Kong Film Awards with 12 wins.

The martial arts fantasy, inspired by the life of Kung Fu master Ip Man, won best movie and best director, along with a host of other awards, for director Wong Kar-wai

A 39-year-old Utah woman is accused of murder after police say they found the remains of seven infants at her past home.


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