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Huge Blast at Texas Fertilizer Plant Over 100 Injured

A huge explosion tore through a fertilizer plant near West, a town in central Texas on Wednesday night, causing over 100 injuries and an unknown number of deaths, laying waste to swathes of buildings and potentially sending toxic fumes into the air, authorities said. The explosion, in the quiet town of fewer than 3,000, ripped through the night at around 8 p.m. local time, said Representative Bill Flores, a Republican who represents the district. It began with a smaller fire at the plant, West Fertilizer, just off Interstate 35, about 20 miles north of Waco, Mr. Flores said, which was attended by local volunteer firefighters. “The fire spread and hit some of these tanks that contain chemicals to treat the fertilizer,” Mr. Flores said, “and there was an explosion which caused wide damage.” Videos posted online showed a large fire, visible from hundreds of yards away, followed by a fireball that blasted high into the sky and, according to television footage, set fires burning into

Deadly explosion, fire rips through Texas fertilizer plant

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A deadly explosion ripped through a Texas fertilizer plant near Waco late on Wednesday, injuring more than 100 people, leveling dozens of homes and damaging other buildings including a school and nursing home, authorities said. They said an undetermined number of people had been killed, and that the death toll was expected to rise as search teams combed through the rubble of the demolished plant and surrounding homes. "We do have confirmed fatalities," Texas Public Safety Department spokesman D.L. Wilson told a news conference about four hours after the explosion. "The number is not current yet. It could go up by the minute. We're in there searching the area right now and making sure that it's safe." The blast, apparently preceded by a fire at the plant, was reported at about 8 p.m. CDT (0100 GMT on Thursday) in West, a town of some 2,700 people about 80 miles south of Dallas and 20 miles north of Waco. West Mayor Tommy Muska told Reuters that five or six

Family awarded $90M

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Family awarded $90M , a family from Maryland was awarded $90 million after their 13-year-old was killed while walking across the street to catch her school bus in 2009. According to the Daily Mail, Ashley Davis was hit by a luxury car. The same Lincoln Continental also hit a 17-year-old as well as another vehicle. A Washington, D.C.-area jury located in wealthy Prince George's County, Maryland, made this determination after hearing the facts of this sad case in which lawyer John Costello asserted that the school was negligent. Costello is the family lawyer to Nycole Davis, the mother of Ashley. She explained what happened when her daughter died. "[Ashley] was... doing the right thing. She was going to school. She was a good girl. She didn't deserve this," said Nycole. Costello talked about the school policy regarding what he considered "safe transportation." He said that "the policy was... to pick up Ashley on her own side of the street. They ne

Katherine Webb quits

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Katherine Webb quits , katherine webb is consoled by "Splash" co-star Louie Anderson (right) (Getty Images) Sad news from the world of college football: Katherine Webb had to withdraw from the ABC reality diving show "Splash." We'll give you a moment to compose yourselves. Webb, the beauty pageant queen and Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron's girlfriend, had been on the show with various celebrities, but she said during Tuesday's episode that a practice dive had left her with a back injury and she had to quit the show. And she was doing so well. "I've had the worst time training this week because even the most simplest dives shot pain all the way from the middle of my back down my leg," she said on the show. "I went to the doctor and unfortunately he told me I'm out for the competition" Webb was replaced by Louie Anderson, which might be the worst trade ever. No, it's definitely the worst trade ever. It makes

Adam Scott girlfriend

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Adam Scott girlfriend , an adam scott girlfriend announcement has broken the hearts of women all over the world. According to E Online on April 17, Scott finally admitted to the world that he has a girlfriend. Adam Scott is on a high right now, enjoying his time as the first Australian to win the Masters. He is so popular right now that the producers of "The Bachelor" said they definitely intended to pursue him for a future season of their dating show. However, those plans will definitely never come to fruition now. View slideshow: Adam Scott The Adam Scott girlfriend announcement came on "CBS This Morning" where he laughed about the attention to his looks and said he is in a very happy relationship right now with a woman named Marie. Scott, 32, won the 77th Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club by winning a playoff with Angel Cabrera. Scott sunk a 12-foot putt while Cabrera missed his, and Scott took home the green jacket. It was also a bittersweet mo

unknown number dead, over 100 injured in Texas fertilizer plant blast

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A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday night injured dozens of people and killed an unknown number of others. The blast sent flames shooting into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and leveling buildings for blocks in every direction. The explosion at West Fertilizer in West, a community about 20 miles north of Waco, happened shortly before 8 p.m. and could be heard as far away as Waxahachie, 45 miles to the north. A person looks on as emergency workers fight a house fire after a near by fertilizer plant exploded Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in West, Texas. / AP Photo/ Waco Tribune Herald, Rod Aydelotte Although authorities said it will be some time before they know the full extent of the loss of life, Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman D.L. Wilson said just after midnight that an unknown number of people had died. Earlier, Dr. George Smith, the head of West, Texas EMS had confirmed that there were at least 60 dea

Fertilizer-Plant Blast Injures Dozens in Texas

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An explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas, late Wednesday injured dozens of people, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and causing major damage to nearby buildings, including a nursing home, authorities said. There was no immediate word from officials about fatalities or the severity of the explosion at the West Fertilizer plant, as Texas Gov. Rick Perry said state officials were also waiting for details about the extent of the damage. Glenn A. Robinson, chief executive of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco, told CNN that his hospital had received 66 injured people, including 38 who were seriously hurt. He said the injuries included blast injuries, orthopedic injuries, large wounds and a lot of lacerations and cuts. The hospital has set up a hotline for families of the victims to get information, he said. The blast was reported at about 8 p.m. local time (9 p.m. Eastern) in West, a town of about 2,700 people about 80 miles south of Dallas and 20 miles north of Waco

Hawking Big Bang

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Hawking Big Bang , physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking says the Big Bang that set the world in motion did not need any help from God. And the famed British scientist is happy he doesn’t have to explain his theories to a church-run board of inquiry, reports Yahoo News on Wednesday, April 17. “I was glad not to be thrown into an inquisition,” Hawking, 71, joked. The occasion was the British physicist’s annual month sabbatical at California Institute of Technology, and an open-to-the-public lecture titled: “The Origin of the Universe.” People lined up for the free tickets 12 hours in advance, and at least one patron turned down $1,000 for his space. To see and hear Stephen Hawking speak on the Big Bang – or any other topic – is something special. Time is a singularity, Hawking says. The Big Bang happened only once, and physical forces drove it forward. Since that time, more than 13 billion years ago, the universe has moved forward under its own steam, and all the puzzle pieces

The blast took place at the West Fertilizer Plant, about 18 miles north of Waco

A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in the small Texas town of West left at least two people dead, leveled several homes and prompted a widescale evacuation in the community of 2,600 people. "It was a like a nuclear bomb went off," Mayor Tommy Muska said. "Big old mushroom cloud. There are a lot of people that got hurt. There are a lot of people that will not be here tomorrow." Fire officials fear that the number of casualties could rise as high as 60 to 70 dead, said Dr. George Smith, the emergency management system director of the city. "That's a really rough number, I'm getting that figure from firefighters, we don't know yet," he said. "We have two EMS personnel that are dead for sure, and there may be three firefighters that are dead." Fireball in the sky The blast took place at the West Fertilizer Plant, about 18 miles north of Waco, about 8:50 p.m. ET. It sent a massive fireball into the sky. Flames leaped over the roof o

Sharon Osbourne 911 tape

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Sharon Osbourne 911 tape , sharon osbourne called 911 a while back about a candle that had started a fire at her home. On April 17, TMZ reported that this tape could just be a clue that Ozzy and she were having problems. If you listen to this tape, you can hear Ozzy at the very start of it. He is hard to understand, but doesn't sound happy. Sharon then talks to 911 sounding very upset saying that they had a fire in her room and it was from a candle. She goes on to say that her husband put it out but she still wants firemen to come to her home. Sharon just wants to be sure that things are fine. She tells them her name and address so that the fire department can come out to help them. She said the table it was sitting on is what caught fire. Sharon did say she was responsible, but when you listen to the tape knowing what is going on now it really doesn't sound that way. Ozzy has admitted that he was doing drugs and drinking again, but says he is now sober. He has hopes th

Boston suspect ID'd? Arrest not made in Marathon explosions

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Boston suspect ID'd? Questions are cropping up such as: Has a Boston suspect been ID'd? While no arrests have been made in the Boston Marathon bombings and explosions, media sources report progress has been made. Reportedly, a surveillance camera at the Boston bombings shows a person putting down a black bag near the finish line, citing a live CNBC broadcast on April 17. Reports begin circulating around 2 p.m. EDT that suggested a suspect responsible for the two blasts at the Boston Marathon would be taken into custody in short order. Moments later, other major news outlets began reporting a person was in custody and would be arraigned in a courthouse. However, the Boston Police Department and FBI report inaccuracies in reports, stating that no Boston Marathon suspect in the explosions was under arrest or near being taken into custody. Nonetheless, a critical piece of evidence could possibly break the case and identify a person or group responsible for the terror att

Aniston cupping marks: Actress shows off back marks on red carpet

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Aniston cupping marks , actress Jennifer Aniston is 44-years-old and looking great, and she isn't afraid to show off her good looks whenever out in public, but she recently had something new to show. EOnline revealed some images of Aniston on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, that show cupping marks covering almost all of her back. Aniston was on the red carpet for the premiere of "Call Me Crazy" on Lifetime, and smiling away as the cameras flashed at her. The pictures that were taken though, showed lots of marks on her back and reveal that she is now into cupping. Cupping is an ancient Chinese form of alternative medicine that uses glass bulbs filled with heat and placed on the skin of a person. The act of cupping is said to remove toxins from a person's skin and also ease the soreness and tension of muscles. Obviously, cupping also leaves big-time marks. Jennifer Aniston's cupping marks prove just that. A number of celebrities have gone into cuppin

Boston suspect ID'd: Police say suspect arrested, press conference set

Boston suspect ID'd? After almost two full days since the Boston Marathon bombings, an arrest has been made on a suspect that investigators identified as a suspect earlier on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. CNN made the revelation on Wednesday afternoon that a suspect had been identified but then an announcement of the arrest came shortly after and a press conference is set for 5:00 p.m. EST. UPDATE #3 at 2:45 p.m.: "Significant progress has been made, but anyone saying an arrest has been made is ahead of themselves." - Word from the U.S. Attorney General is that a suspect "has" been identified, but no arrest has been made. UPDATE #2: A press conference is still scheduled for 5:00 p.m. EST, but media reports and the FBI says that there is no suspect identified and no arrest. UPDATE: Conflicting reports about an arrest are coming out now as of 2:30 p.m. EST - CNN and NBC say that there has been no arrest and they don't even have an identification of a suspe

Boston suspect ID'd

Boston suspect ID'd, After almost two full days since the Boston Marathon bombings, an arrest has been made on a suspect that investigators identified as a suspect earlier on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. CNN made the revelation on Wednesday afternoon that a suspect had been identified but then an announcement of the arrest came shortly after and a press conference is set for 5:00 p.m. EST. UPDATE #3 at 2:45 p.m.: "Significant progress has been made, but anyone saying an arrest has been made is ahead of themselves." - Word from the U.S. Attorney General is that a suspect "has" been identified, but no arrest has been made. UPDATE #2: A press conference is still scheduled for 5:00 p.m. EST, but media reports and the FBI says that there is no suspect identified and no arrest. UPDATE: Conflicting reports about an arrest are coming out now as of 2:30 p.m. EST - CNN and NBC say that there has been no arrest and they don't even have an identification of a suspec

Aniston cupping marks

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Aniston cupping marks , well that's a rare kind of red carpet beauty blunder! Jennifer Aniston hit her first Hollywood event in a while for Wednesday's Hollywood premiere of Call Me Crazy, the Lifetime "Five Film" series which she helped produce. The 44-year-old star looked sexy as ever in a short, black, strapless pantsuit that emphasized her world-famous stems and a hint of cleavage. With her hair swept back in a glam, low ponytail, Justin Theroux's fiancee beamed as she chatted up the short films starring Brittany Snow, Jennifer Hudson, Bryce Dallas Howard and others. One glitch with the Wanderlust star's look? Her yoga-toned back sported numerous round cupping marks which foundation failed to conceal. The blonde beauty is among the many A-listers who've tried "cupping" -- a healthful Asian method of stimulating circulation by attaching glass cups to the skin via heat or suction, leaving temporary marks like the one seen on Aniston's b

Boston suspect ID'd?

Boston suspect ID'd? Investigators have identified a possible suspect in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings, CBS News Senior Correspondent John Miller reports. Authorities have been collecting photos and videos from surveillance cameras and other digital media since the twin bombings Monday that killed three people and wounded more than 170 others "There is one individual in particular that they are most interested in and what they believe is it is possible that have collected an image of the bomber around the time the device was placed," Miller said. Boston Mayor Tom Menino reportedly told CBS Boston that investigators are "very close" to identifying a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. The Boston Globe reports that authorities have an image of a suspect carrying and possibly dropping a black bag at the second blast site on Boylston Street. "We live in a world where when we're out in public there is no reasonable expectation

Rachael Ray show sued: by Overweight Teen for "humiliation"

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Rachael Ray show sued , the racael ray show is being sued by an overweight teen for "humiliation" on her show. Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images One high schooler's hopes for a fairytale prom has a supposedly nightmarish ending instead. Christina Pagliarolo, who was a guest on the Rachael Ray Show back in April 2011, has filed papers to sue the show, the network, and the personal trainer assigned to her to help shed major pounds in time for her senior prom. Pagliarolo, who was 18 years old and weighed 260 lbs. at the time of the filming, initially approached the show with the goal of losing 70 pounds by her senior prom. She spoke on the show about how she had endured bullying because of her weight, and hoped that Ray could help turn her life around. Two years later, however, the teen is alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday, April 16, that Ray and her colleagues were "grossly negligent, careless, reckless, wanton, and outrageous" in their conduct. Among

Secret Service: Ricin-Laced Letter to Obama Has Been Found

A letter addressed to President Obama that field-tested positive for the poison ricin was received at the remote White House mail screening facility Tuesday, according to law enforcement officials. The facility routinely identifies letters or parcels that require secondary screening or scientific testing before delivery. The separate Senate mail-handling facility also Tuesday received a suspicious letter potentially laced with ricin addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi, postmarked from Memphis. Testing on the first letter, addressed to Republican Wicker, is incomplete but expected to be finished this afternoon. The Secret Service's White House mail-screening facility is a remote facility, not located near the White House complex, through which all White House mail goes. The Secret Service is working closely with the U.S. Capitol Police and the FBI in this investigation. "The investigation into these letters remains ongoing, and more letters may still be re

Shakira $250M lawsuit

Shakira $250M Lawsuit , her hips don’t lie, but her ex-boyfriend is a different story. Shakira is calling out the former flame who’s suing her for $250 million — lambasting his claim that he’s responsible for her success and asking a judge to throw his case out. Antonio de la Rua has been waging an international war against his ex, saying he shaped the “Shakira brand,” was responsible for two of her biggest hits — “Hips Don’t Lie” and “Waka Waka” — and that she still owes him big time...reported..nydailynews In papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court , the sexy judge from “The Voice” says she’s a self-made woman, and that he should get over himself — and her. Shakira, 36, says in an affidavit when she first met de la Rua at a concert in Argentina in 2000, “I was already a well-known and recognized artist, and my international career was established and solid.” And the Colombian singer shrugged off claims that he was her business partner and strategist, saying she just hired

Report: Suspect identified in Boston bombing

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Authorities believe they have identified a suspect from video footage in the Boston Marathon bombings, Reuters reported Wednesday. An arrest is imminent, according to the AP. The FBI is holding a press conference at 5 p.m. and is expected to announce the news then. CNN reported that the breakthrough in the investigation came from analyzing department store surveillance video and video from a news station. The Boston Globe reported that officials have found an image of "a suspect carrying, and perhaps dropping, a black bag at the second bombing scene." Boston news station WCVB-TV is reporting via Twitter that an arrest is, "imminent or has already taken place." An FBI spokesman in Boston and a spokeswoman for Boston Mayor Tom Menino declined to comment on the reports to Yahoo News. This image from a Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security joint bulletin issued to law enforcement and obtained by The Associated Press, shows the rem

Shakira $250M lawsuit

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Shakira $250M lawsuit - Shakira of "The Voice" is trying hard to get the $250M lawsuit against her dropped. On April 17, ABC News reported that she thinks her ex-boyfriend is lying and just wants the entire suit dropped now. She did date De la Rua for over 10 years, but that doesn't mean that he helped her get where she is today in her career. Shakira says that yes he did advise her, but that was it. He was not what made her who she is today and doesn't deserve any money at all. She is trying to get the lawsuit to just be dropped completely. News came out a while back that he was planning to sue her for $100 million, but now it is a lot higher and sounds like he has decided he is worth more than he originally thought. Shakira thinks his help is not worth one penny at all. It is still unknown if the $250M lawsuit against Shakira will be dropped. She doesn't even want it to go to court.

Deadly ricin: poisonous but clumsy weapon

Ricin is a deadly poison and fairly easy to make, but it’s a crude and clumsy weapon, according to bioterror experts. A letter sent to President Barack Obama tested positive for ricin, officials said Wednesday, and it was sent by the same person who mailed a letter that tested positive for the poison to Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker. Ricin is made from castor beans -- it’s a natural byproduct of making castor oil. When purified using sophisticated methods, it can be lethal and hard to trace. It’s best known as the poison used to kill Bulgarian journalist Georgi Markov in London in 1978 by an agent who poked him with an umbrella tipped with an injector. The U.S military also considered developing ricin as a biowarfare agent in the 1940s. Dr. Eric Toner of the Center for Biosecurity at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, says he doubts anything this sophisticated is involved in the letters sent to Wicker and the White House. “That is totally different from what we think is goin

Rachael Ray Show Sued: Fat Teen Featured in Weight Loss Segment

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Rachael Ray Show Sued: Sending fat teens to boot camp, or sending troubled teens to “scared straight” prison sessions has been a staple of daytime television for decades. Now, it seems that one of these teens was not happy about her daytime TV experience, and is suing the Rachael Ray show. E! News is reporting that Christina Pagliarolo is suing the show for negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress during her appearance on the show. Pagliarolo, who weighed over 270 pounds at the time, appeared on the show in a series of segments in which she attempted to lose 70 pounds before going to her high school prom. She was put on a diet and a personal trainer was brought in to help her exercise. According to the report, Pagliarolo is claiming that a trainer, who was not the one depicted on the show, verbally abused her and pushed her too hard. She also claims that the trainer increased the speed of a Stairmaster until she fell off. As seen in the Rachael Ray show cli

Images show what FBI says are parts of Boston Marathon bombs

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FBI agents zeroed in Wednesday on how the Boston Marathon bombing was carried out - with kitchen pressure cookers packed with explosives, nails and other lethal shrapnel - but said they still didn't know who did it and why. An intelligence bulletin issued to law enforcement and obtained by The Associated Press and the Reuters news agency late Tuesday included pictures of a mangled pressure cooker, a torn black bag, a circuit board and a battery connected to wires, all of which the bulletin said were from the two bombs used in the attack. The blasts killed 8-year-old Martin Richard, of Boston, and 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, of Medford, Mass. On Wednesday, CBS News confirmed that the third fatality has been identified as Lu Lingzi, a 23-year-old graduate student at Boston University from Shenyang, China. Third Boston fatality: Graduate student Lu Lingzi Both explosive devices appear to have been placed in metal pressure cookers packed with nails and ball bearings designed t

Rachael Ray Show Sued: by teen says She Was Humiliated

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Rachael Ray Show Sued - The "Rachael Ray" show has allegedly been slapped with a lawsuit from an overweight teen who says her participation in a weight loss episode supposedly left her humiliated and hurt. TMZ reported Tuesday that Christina Pagliarolo has sued the "Rachael Ray" show for negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress stemming back to an appearance she made on the CBS series when she was 18 years old. Pagliarolo's goal was to lose 70 pounds by prom. On the episode, which aired two years ago, she discussed the difficulties she was having in high school because of constant bullying. At 260 pounds, the teen decided to enlist the help of Ray, who turned to a fitness trainer. In her lawsuit against "Rachael Ray," Pagliarolo claims the trainer made her run and hike mountains, and yelled and screamed at her, according to TMZ. One time when she was on the StairMaster, the trainer kept upping the speed and then yelled at h

New Clues Found in Boston Marathon Bombing

Authorities investigating the Boston Marathon blasts that killed three and injured more than 175 believe the two bombs were assembled from household pressure cookers, a crude but effective explosive that has been thwarted in prior U.S. terror plots. Authorities found a pressure-cooker lid believed to have been part of a bomb that apparently was catapulted onto the roof of a nearby building, a person briefed on the investigation said Wednesday. A small piece of a circuit board they suspect was part of one of the explosive devices also was found at the scene, the person said. Investigators are exploring whether the bombs were assembled not far from the scene of Monday's horrific explosions since transporting such improvised devices over any significant distance could trigger a premature detonation, according to a law-enforcement official with knowledge of the matter. Working with local police, federal agents are canvassing Boston hotels and short-term rentals for clues on where the b

Justices back corporations in overseas abuses case

The Supreme Court made it harder Wednesday for foreign victims of torture and other crimes against humanity to press their legal claims against corporations and others in U.S. federal courts. The outcome could have significant global impact from a moral, political and financial perspective. At issue is the scope of a federal law that is increasingly being used in an effort to hold those accountable for human rights atrocities committed overseas. A dozen Nigerian political activists now living under asylum in the United States say foreign oil companies were complicit in violence at the hands of their former country's military. Their decade-old civil damages lawsuits have been blocked from going to trial in American courts. Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the unanimous court, said acts committed on foreign soil by foreign entities against foreign citizens typically cannot be resolved in American courts. "On these facts, all the relevant conduct took place outside the Uni

Initial tests show ricin in letter to Obama

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a letter containing a "suspicious substance" that was addressed to President Obama, the agency confirmed on Wednesday, and at least three U.S. senators also reported receiving suspicious mail. FBI spokesman Paul Beeson said the letter to Obama tested for the substance ricin. The letter was sent to Obama on Tuesday,and was intercepted at the White House mail screening facility, according to Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary. The White House mail screening facility is a remote facility, not located near the White House complex, Leary said. The White House declined to comment, deferring to the FBI and Secret Service which is leading the investigation. The revelation of the suspicious letter to Obama comes less than 24 hours after U.S. Capitol Police confirmed it was investigating a letter addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., that tested positive for the poison ricin in a preliminary examination. Obama was briefed on the suspicious

Julianne Hough mystery man

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  Julianne Hough mystery man , julianne hough is not having any trouble moving on from Ryan Seacrest. On April 16, Wet Paint reported that she was seen with a mystery man at Coachella. She looked very happy with a new man. Julianne was seen walking around holding hands with a sexy Australian. His name is Tommy, but that is all that anyone knows about him. He is not a celebrity or if he is then he has not made it big yet. This is the first time that she has been seen with anyone since her very public split with "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest. They could just be friends, but it looks like Julianne Hough is moving on and is going to be just fine since her split. Ryan has not been seen with anyone so far, but he is very secretive about things and spends a lot of time working. A lot of fans thought that she would end up back with Ryan, but she is moving on without him. Does this news shock you?

Rachael Ray Show sued: by 260 lb Teen Girl

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  Rachael Ray Show sued , teen girl who weighed around 260 lb. TMZ reported on April 16 the Rachel Ray Show is being sued by an overweight teen who voluntarily took part in a segment on overweight teens. The teen, Christina Pagliarolo, who weighed in at 260 pounds, says she was left humiliated and anxious. Pagliarolo says the segment she participated in was far worse than any P90X training and more intense than any “The Biggest Loser” show. In her lawsuit, the teen states that her trainer made her run like “Forrest Gump,” yelling and screaming at her frequently. She was also made to take a hike in the mountains. She says the worst of it occurred when she was put on a StairMaster. The trainer kept increasing the speed of the machine until Pagliarolo finally fell off the workout equipment. The trainer reportedly then yelled at her falling off. Following her appearance on the segment Christina says she suffered serious injuries including injuries to her legs. In her lawsuit, she

Shakira $250M lawsuit

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Shakira $250M lawsuit, pop star Shakira says her hips don't lie but her ex-boyfriend does. Columbian singer is asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by her ex-boyfriend. The singer and judge on "The Voice" is asking a New York judge to throw out a $250 million lawsuit filed by her ex, Antonio de La Rua (ROO'-ah). De la Rua is the son of former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua. He dated Shakira for more than a decade before they split in 2011. De la Rua has been waging an international war against his ex, saying he shaped the "Shakira brand." The Daily News reports ( http://nydn.us/Z2MeNZ ) that Shakira said in court papers filed in Manhattan that she does not owe her success to de la Rua. She says he was just one of her numerous advisers. Source: ABC News

Obama insists federal government 'will get to the bottom of' Boston Marathon bombings

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At the end of a long Monday afternoon that began with a jubilant photo-op with the BCS champion Alabama Crimson Tide football team, a somber President Barack Obama addressed reporters about the bombings that claimed at least two lives -- including that of an eight-year-old boy -- and injured more than 110 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. But it was what he didn't say that may provoke the most discussion: Unlike media outlets including CNN, Fox News and others, Obama didn't utter the 'T' word. He ignored a reporter's question, shouted after he concluded his prepared remarks, about whether the attacks were 'an act of terrorism.' 'We still do not know who did this or why, and people shouldn't jump to conclusions before we have all the facts,' he said during his speech. The New York Post has reported that a Saudi man is in custody in a Boston hospital in connection with the bombings. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Is it terror or something el