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Fantasia Barrino — I Give Up … Take My House!

Fantasia Barrino didn’t get any bites on her North Carolina mansion, so now she’s willing to walk away for zero dollars … by signing it over to the bank.Barrino has had long-standing troubles with the home Continue reading

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Jeremy Kyle Returns After Losing A Testicle

The TV host breaks down in tears and gets a standing ovation from his studio audience following his battle against cancer. Continue reading

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In the U.S. government’s eyes, S&P’s ratings stopped making sense

REUTERS – Barely two weeks after the big subprime lender New Century Financial Corp went bankrupt, a top Standard & Poor's executive assured Congress that her employer could be counted on to sound the alarm for the next credit disaster. S&P ratings are “grounded in the cornerstone principles of independence, transparency, credibility and quality,” resulting in a “long-standing track record of analytical excellence and objective commentary,” Susan Barnes, managing director in charge of U.S. Continue reading

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Chris Huhne Pleads Guilty Over Penalty Points

The ex-Cabinet minister is standing down as an MP and could face jail after admitting perverting the course of justice. Continue reading

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Boy Scouts may soon welcome gay youths, leaders

The national board could vote next week to reverse a long-standing ban on gay membership Continue reading

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Gunmen shoot birdshot at Egypt protesters; 15 hurt

CAIRO (AP) — A dozen masked attackers fired birdshot late Saturday at protesters who have camped outside Egypt’s presidential palace in Cairo for the past month, wounding several along with security forces standing watch nearby, witnesses said. It was the latest in a series of shootings of protesters in Egypt. Continue reading

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Syria envoy seeks peace as clashes rage

BEIRUT (Reuters) – International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi pursued mediation efforts in Damascus on Tuesday, but there was no pause in the bloodletting as Syrian Christians marked a bleak Christmas Day with prayers for peace. Continue reading

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Some Venezuelans see ‘Chavismo’ struggles brewing

Hugo Chavez's most influential allies are projecting an image of unity while the president recovers from cancer surgery in Cuba, standing side-by-side and pledging to uphold his socialist movement no matter what happens. Continue reading

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Some Venezuelans see ‘Chavismo’ struggles brewing

Hugo Chavez's most influential allies are projecting an image of unity while the president recovers from cancer surgery in Cuba, standing side-by-side and pledging to uphold his socialist movement no matter what happens. Continue reading

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Palestinians predict historic UN vote on statehood

The Palestinians predicted a historic U.N. vote recognizing their statehood this week, praising important new support from France on Tuesday and likely backing from other European nations seen as critical to enhancing their international standing. Continue reading

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