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Charlie Wilson dies

Charlie Wilson dies , Ohio Democratic Party says former Congressman Charlie Wilson, who represented southeastern Ohio in Washington for two terms after winning a write-in campaign, has died. He was 70. Democratic Party officials say Wilson died Sunday afternoon in a Florida hospital from complications of a stroke he suffered in February. Before being elected to Congress, Wilson served in the Ohio House of Representatives from 1997 to 2005. He then served two years in the Ohio Senate before winning his first congressional campaign in 2006, filling the seat vacated by Gov. Ted Strickland. Wilson had failed to gather enough petition signatures to qualify for the state's primary, requiring him to run as a write-in. He lost bids for Congress in 2010 and 2012. Wilson had suffered a stroke in February while vacationing with his family and was recovering at a rehabilitation center, Democratic Party officials said. He fell ill Saturday night and was admitted to a hospital in Boynton Beach,

Kevin Hart arrested

Kevin Hart arrested , Authorities say comedian Kevin Hart has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after his black Mercedes nearly collided with a tanker truck on a Southern California freeway. California Highway Patrol Officer Ed Jacobs says Hart appeared intoxicated when he was pulled over before dawn Sunday on Highway 101 in Los Angeles. Hart failed a field sobriety test, was booked for misdemeanor DUI, and held on a $5,000 bond. Actor and comedian Kevin Hart was arrested early Sunday morning (April 14) on suspicion of DUI after he nearly slammed into a gas tanker while speeding on a freeway, according to the celebu-site TMZ. The CHP told TMZ that officers spotted Hart driving a black Mercedes on the 101 Freeway at around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. The CHP said he was “driving erratically,” “going 90 miles per hour,” and that he “almost collided with a gas tanker truck.” The CHP says when they pulled Hart over, he showed “objective signs of intoxication” and was “unable to perform

'SNL' gun control

'SNL' gun control , This Saturday Night Live skewed the Senate’s hard work on the legislation for gun control on Saturday, after devoting its cold-opening sketch to the debate. During this week’s episode of Saturday Night live they ridiculed a number of US politician’s attempts at reforming the process of gun control and made a point of outlining stupid ideas for prospective background checks. "If our bill passes," Toomey announced, "no individual can purchase a handgun from a private dealer without being asked, 'Are you a good person?' as well as the follow-up, 'seriously, are you?'" President Obama, who was played by Jay Pharoah, started off the programme by stating some good news that this week 68 to 31 to begin debating the idea of discussing gun control." Further to this he continued to state "Let me say that again, they've agreed to think about talking about gun control... amazing." Obama then wen

Starbucks cutting prices? Can they compete?

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Starbucks cutting prices? The world’s largest coffee shop operator, Starbucks has announced that it will lower its prices on the Starbucks and Seattle’s best brand packaged coffees by around 10 percent. The price decrease will see the coffee dropping from $9.99 to $8.99 of a 12 ounce bag of Starbucks coffee. Jim Olson who is a spokesman for the Seattle based company, said in an interview that the Seattle’s best prices could drop by 13 percent to $6.99 from $7.99. The price drop will actually enhance the value that they already provide to existing customers and at the same time hopefully increase the frequency at which the purchase the Starbucks packaged coffee. The drop should also entice a range of new customers to the chain which announced huge profits in the last quarter. The price drop actually means that Starbucks will be required to sell up to 65 percent more of the 12 ounce bags of coffee in order to turn over the same amount of profit however the store has a strategy

'SNL' gun control sketch has Obama in its sights.

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'SNL' gun control , Saturday Night Live skewed the Senate’s hard work on the legislation for gun control on Saturday, after devoting its cold-opening sketch to the debate. During this week’s episode of Saturday Night live they ridiculed a number of US politician’s attempts at reforming the process of gun control and made a point of outlining stupid ideas for prospective background checks. "If our bill passes," Toomey announced, "no individual can purchase a handgun from a private dealer without being asked, 'Are you a good person?' as well as the follow-up, 'seriously, are you?'" President Obama, who was played by Jay Pharoah, started off the programme by stating some good news that this week 68 to 31 to begin debating the idea of discussing gun control." Further to this he continued to state "Let me say that again, they've agreed to think about talking about gun control... amazing." Obama then went on to introduce a numb

Lingerie football: Rant causes a stir amongst Fans

Lingerie football rant , A rant about lingerie football is currently making a lot of players and spectators raise an eyebrow or two this week. Reported on the 13th of April one of the coaches from the Legends Football League (a female lingerie football league), recently let his players have it and has gotten a lot of negative comeback from many of the fans due to his select choice of remarks. Latest Newser reported that head coach Chris Michaelson of the Seattle Mist team, recently failed to subdue his anger when talking to his players during half of the big game between Seattle Mist and competitors Green Bay Chill. The lingerie football rant was ultimately the outcome of Michaleson treating his players more like than men than ladies. The league which is formally known as the Lingerie Football League but now called by the less risqué name the Legends of Football league, is known producing some rather sexy female athletes, however the head coach is now getting some bac

Florida van crash

Florida van crash , A crash on the Florida turnpike left one person dead and 18 injured when the driver of a church van lost control, causing the vehicle to roll several times. The van had a tire problem at close to 7:10 pm on Saturday, said Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Kim Montes. This caused the driver to lose control, and as the van flipped a 46-year-old woman from North Miami was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The van’s driver, Willem Camille, was also seriously injured. The van is owned by a non-profit youth-development group based out of Miami. It was being used to transport a church group on a mission trip, police said. An investigation showed that there were 19 or 20 people in the van, and all were taken to local hospitals, five by medical helicopter and the others by ambulance. The crash on the Florida Turnpike was not the only major traffic accident to take place in the Sunshine State over the weekend. On Friday evening, five people were killed in Interstate

Victoria Justice photos: Oceanup quick to remove images from web

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Victoria Justice photos , This week saw an interesting set of racy photos leaked online of actress Victoria Justice. This prompted the Nickelodeon star to speak out publically on Twitter. The 20-year-old actress-singer has so far starred in Victorious on Nickelodeon from 2010 until February of this year and she has also been the star in a number of films including films like last year's Fun Size. The pictures actually only showed the actress fully clothed but wearing a bathing suit, but this was enough to get a bit of a reaction from the 20 year old star. She struck back on Twitter stating that the R-rated photos had been stolen from her phone and that hacking and stealing were not cool. Victoria Justice photos leaked online show Victoria sporting a floral patterned bathing suit that doesn’t appear to have much fabric around the area of the crotch. She really isn’t showing off any x-rated parts of her body but there is most definitely more flesh on display tha

Lingerie football: Rant causes a stir amongst Fans

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Lingerie football rant , A rant about lingerie football is currently making a lot of players and spectators raise an eyebrow or two this week. Reported on the 13th of April one of the coaches from the Legends Football League (a female lingerie football league), recently let his players have it and has gotten a lot of negative comeback from many of the fans due to his select choice of remarks. Latest Newser reported that head coach Chris Michaelson of the Seattle Mist team, recently failed to subdue his anger when talking to his players during half of the big game between Seattle Mist and competitors Green Bay Chill. The lingerie football rant was ultimately the outcome of Michaleson treating his players more like than men than ladies. The league which is formally known as the Lingerie Football League but now called by the less risqué name the Legends of Football league, is known producing some rather sexy female athletes, however the head coach is now getting some

Victoria Justice photos leaked online, star responds via Twitter

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Victoria Justice photos , This week saw an interesting set of racy photos leaked online of actress Victoria Justice. This prompted the Nickelodeon star to speak out publically on Twitter. The 20-year-old actress-singer has so far starred in Victorious on Nickelodeon from 2010 until February of this year and she has also been the star in a number of films including films like last year's Fun Size. The pictures actually only showed the actress fully clothed but wearing a bathing suit, but this was enough to get a bit of a reaction from the 20 year old star. She struck back on Twitter stating that the R-rated photos had been stolen from her phone and that hacking and stealing were not cool. Victoria Justice photos leaked online show Victoria sporting a floral patterned bathing suit that doesn’t appear to have much fabric around the area of the crotch. She really isn’t showing off any x-rated parts of her body but there is most definitely more flesh on display than we’re used to seein

Is it really that cold? Lana Del Rey masters Eskimo chic in furry hood

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By Swedish standards, Stockholm's current temperature is quite mild - but as far as Lana Del Rey is concerned, she's in the Arctic. The video games singer wore a thick coat with furry collar for a stroll around Stockholm, where the mercury is hovering just above freezing at three degrees Celsius. Also in the Scandinavian nation with the 25-year old singer is her boyfriend, Glaswegian rocker Barrie James O'Neil. Swedish fish: Lana Del Rey and Barrie-James O'Neill are sure to have fit in with the local hipsters in Stockholm The couple were seen enjoying a day out and about in the Swedish capital, and they both made sure to be prepare for the elements. For Lana, this meant wearing not only a thick coat and woolly hat, but also a pair of sunglasses. The white framed shades had pink lenses and were typical of the thrift shop meets 1950s style the Video Games star is associate with. Hug a hoody: Lana Del Rey made sure she was wrapped up again

Hoping for third time lucky, Marc? Anthony attends friend's wedding with Chloe Green amid claims she's '

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They've only been dating for a couple of months, but things appear to have got very serious, very fast, between Marc Anthony and Chloe Green. The pair looked happier than ever as they attended a friend's wedding in Puerto Rico together on Saturday, smiling widely as they posed up for pictures together. Chloe, 22, and twice-married Marc's appearance at the nuptials come amid claims the Topshop heiress is planning to move to America permanently to make it work with her 44-year-old beau. Things are getting serious! Marc Anthony and Chloe Green attended a friend's wedding together in Puerto Rico on Saturday A source told Grazia magazine: 'Chloe and Marc have totally fallen for one another. She's been looking into getting a place in New York, where they love to hang out, or Miami, where his family are based.' And while the pair's 23-year age gap might have raised eyebrows among many, her father Sir Philip Green is said to have

Hoping for third time lucky, Marc? Anthony attends friend's wedding with Chloe Green amid claims she's '

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They've only been dating for a couple of months, but things appear to have got very serious, very fast, between Marc Anthony and Chloe Green. The pair looked happier than ever as they attended a friend's wedding in Puerto Rico together on Saturday, smiling widely as they posed up for pictures together. Chloe, 22, and twice-married Marc's appearance at the nuptials come amid claims the Topshop heiress is planning to move to America permanently to make it work with her 44-year-old beau. Things are getting serious! Marc Anthony and Chloe Green attended a friend's wedding together in Puerto Rico on Saturday A source told Grazia magazine: 'Chloe and Marc have totally fallen for one another. She's been looking into getting a place in New York, where they love to hang out, or Miami, where his family are based.' And while the pair's 23-year age gap might have raised eyebrows among many, her father Sir Philip Green is said to have

Eva Longoria and La La Anthony are babes in blue as they party at lavish Puerto Rico wedding

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It appeared great minds thought alike over the weekend when Eva Longoria and La La Anthony both opted for stunning blue gowns to wear to a wedding. The former Desperate Housewives star and her friend, basketball WAG La La decided on similar shades of blue as they attended a lavish ceremony in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The pair were among a host of star-studded guests at the wedding of American socialite Amber Ridinger and gospel singer Duane McLaughlin. Wedding guests: (L-R) La La Anthony, Khloe Kardashian Odom and Eva Longoria attend a wedding in Puerto Rico on Saturday Too much fun: The three women cosied up to each other during the reception Pregnant bride Amber, 20, is the daughter of internet marketing moguls JR and Loren Ridinger, who hosted a weekend-long celebration at the Ritz Carlton Dorado Beach for 200 of their closest friends. No expense was spared, with the proud parents of the bride flying in Maxwell, Mary J Blige, Marc Anthony and