September 17, 2014

Watch this Obama-ISIS parody video set to tune of “Ice Ice Baby”

Watch this recently released parody video about ISIS and Barack Obama set to the tune of “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice:

September 16, 2014
Krispy Kreme to sell Ghostbusters doughnuts

Variety Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures have collaborated on something fans loved from their childhoods, creating two kinds of marshmallow-filled doughnuts to celebrate the Blu-Ray release of the 30th anniversary edition of “Ghostbusters.”

Krispy Kreme to sell Ghostbusters doughnuts

Variety Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures have collaborated on something fans loved from their childhoods, creating two kinds of marshmallow-filled doughnuts to celebrate the Blu-Ray release of the 30th anniversary edition of “Ghostbusters.”

September 16, 2014
AP drops ISIL moniker - now refers to them as “Islamic State group”

AP drops ISIL moniker – now refers to them as “Islamic State group”

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Associated Press blog:

Back in June we talked in this blog about AP’s preferred abbreviation for the fast-growing Islamic militant group in Iraq and Syria, known variously at the time as ISIL and ISIS. We explained why our preference was ISIL.

Things then changed with ISIL’s decision in July to rebrand itself as the “Islamic State.” In a recent story, we explained that AP now refers to the…

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September 16, 2014
Breaking: Bomb explodes near Afghanistan’s Supreme Court in Kabul

The BBC’s report went up just after midnight Eastern Time. A powerful bomb explosion has rocked the Afghan capital Kabul, sending a plume of smoke over the city and shaking buildings, reports say.

Breaking: Bomb explodes near Afghanistan’s Supreme Court in Kabul

The BBC’s report went up just after midnight Eastern Time. A powerful bomb explosion has rocked the Afghan capital Kabul, sending a plume of smoke over the city and shaking buildings, reports say.

September 15, 2014
Please help us let Mandy Nagy know how much she means to us all while she recovers from a stroke  http://thndr.it/1m234tW

Please help us let Mandy Nagy know how much she means to us all while she recovers from a stroke http://thndr.it/1m234tW

September 14, 2014
Bedbugs give some MD state employees the day off

Bedbugs give some MD state employees the day off

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AP/WTOP reports:

The Maryland Department of the Environment [MDE] is giving some employees the day off after bedbugs were discovered in a portion of the agency’s headquarters building in Baltimore.

Agency spokesman Jay Apperson says employees who work on one floor of the building were granted administrative leave for Monday. The agency is conducting a comprehensive inspection to ensure all areas…

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September 14, 2014
Watch C.J. Spiller’s 102-yard touchdown return

Watch C.J. Spiller’s 102-yard touchdown return

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C.J. Spiller returned a kickoff for 102 yards and a touchdown today for the Buffalo Bills against the Miami Dolphins. SB Nation has this GIF:

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You can see a video on NFL.COM.

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September 10, 2014
Goodell on thin ice? AP reports NFL had Rice video in April

Goodell on thin ice? AP reports NFL had Rice video in April

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The AP reports:

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.

The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number on April 9 confirming the video arrived. A female voice expresses thanks and says:…

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September 10, 2014
Police: Former WWE Wrestler Sean O’Haire committed suicide

Police: Former WWE Wrestler Sean O’Haire committed suicide

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O’Haire had been working as a personal trainer in Spartanburg. After he left wrestling he tried his hand at kickboxing, MMA, and being a hair stylist. He and Chuck Palumbo were WCW tag team champions when that organization was shut down after being purchased by WWE.

WYFF (emphasis added):

Former WWE wrestler Sean Christopher Haire was found dead in his Spartanburg home Tuesday, according to…

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September 10, 2014
Student disciplined for displaying Confederate flag at game

Student disciplined for displaying Confederate flag at game

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A Washington Post story on a Howard County student disciplined for displaying a Confederate flag at a high school football game:

Rebecca Amani-Dove, the spokeswoman, would not say what type of action was taken against the Glenelg student who displayed the flag while standing at the top of the bleachers during the season opener between Glenelg and River Hill high schools on Friday night. The…

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