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Bride killed limo fire: Limo fire kills 5 on San Mateo Bridge

They were heading out on what was supposed to be one of the happiest nights of Neriza Fojas' life, a party to cap off the bridal shower she'd been celebrating with eight of her nurse friends. Then the women's stretch limousine headed west over the San Mateo Bridge - and horror erupted. Just after 10 p.m. Saturday, flames burst out in the back of the 1999 Lincoln Town Car. The driver pulled over, and he and four of the women managed to escape. But the other five passengers, including Fojas, remained trapped. They couldn't get out the rear doors, so they tried to squeeze through a small window into the driver's compartment. Within seconds, the back end was engulfed and it was too late. Emergency workers later found Fojas and four of her friends clustered under the 3-by-1 1/2-foot window. The women, all in their 30s and 40s, died in the flames. "This is one of the most horrific things I've seen in 21 years with this office," San Mateo County's medica

Syria Is Not Iraq

IN the search for an American response to the civil war in Syria, the favorite guidebook seems to be our ill-fated adventure in Iraq. We have another brutal Middle East autocrat holding power on behalf of a sectarian minority. We have another dubious cast of opposition factions competing for foreign patronage. We hear some of the same hawks — John McCain, Paul Wolfowitz — exhorting us to intervene, countered by familiar warnings of “quagmire.” We even have murky intelligence claims that the regime has used weapons of mass destruction. This time, though, we have a president who, having opposed the costly blunder of Iraq and been vindicated, is holding back. The theme song at the National Security Council is “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” As a rule, I admire President Obama’s cool calculation in foreign policy; it is certainly an improvement over the activist hubris of his predecessor. And frankly I’ve shared his hesitation about Syria, in part because, during an earlier column-writing int

Hungary's Prime Minister Denounces Anti-Semitism

Hungary's prime minister told an international assembly of Jews on Sunday that his government has declared "zero tolerance" on anti-Semitism, but his speech failed to impress those gathered who said he has failed to confront the country's largest far-right party. Addressing the opening session of the World Jewish Congress, Prime Minister Viktor Orban acknowledged that anti-Semitism was on the rise both in Europe and Hungary, attributing it partly to the economic crisis affecting the region. "Anti-Semitism is unacceptable and cannot be tolerated," Orban told some 600 delegates at the meeting, adding that it was his government's "moral duty to declare zero tolerance on anti-Semitism." While delegates applauded some parts of Orban's speech on Sunday, the WJC was also quick to express its disappointment that he had not specifically talked about the country's third biggest political force, the far-right Jobbik party, whose politicians in

British M.P. Rejects Accounts of Assaults

LONDON — Nigel Evans, the senior Conservative member of Parliament who has been questioned by the police over accusations of rape and sexual assault involving two men, said Sunday that the allegations were “completely false.” In a statement to reporters outside his house in the Lancashire County village of Pendleton, Mr. Evans said the complaints were four years old and were made “by two people who are well known to each other and who until yesterday I regarded as friends.” Mr. Evans, 55, was interrogated by the Lancashire police for most of the day on Saturday and was released with an order to return for further questioning next month. He has not been charged. The police also searched his car and house. The allegations concern two men in their 20s and cover a period from 2009 until a few weeks ago, according to British news reports. Mr. Evans is one of the two deputy speakers in the House of Commons. He has been a member of Parliament since 1992 and was elected to the deputy speak

Bride killed limo fire: Limo headed to party catches fire on Calif. bridge; 5 women trapped inside killed

Bride killed limo fire , A limousine taking nine women to a night on the town to celebrate a newlywed bride erupted in flames, killing five of the passengers who were trapped inside as the other four escaped with burn and smoke inhalation injuries, authorities said Sunday. Relatives said the bride was among the dead. The driver, who was not hurt, told investigators he was driving the women on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Saturday night when one of them complained of smoke inside the passenger compartment, San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said. He said he pulled over, got out, and saw the back of the 1999 Lincoln Town Car fully engulfed in flames, Foucrault said. By the time firefighters rushed to the scene and put out the fire, authorities found five badly burned bodies huddled near the partition that separates the driver from the passengers. “My guess would be they were trying to get away from the fire and use that window opening as an escape route,” Foucrault said. He said

Justin Bieber Attacked

Justin Bieber attacked , Justin Bieber fan tackled the singer onstage during a concert in Dubai over the weekend, according to a United Arab Emirates report and a mobile phone video posted on YouTube . News website The National reported that an unsuspecting Bieber was rushed from behind on Sunday night during his second show at Dubai's Sevens Stadium as part of the Believe world tour. The teen star enraged fans the previous night, and again on Sunday night, when he turned up two hours late for both concerts in the same city. Advertisement A video purporting to be of Sunday's concert shows a male in a white T-shirt and denim shorts run onto the stage and grab a singer, dressed all in black, before security officers swarm onstage and tackle the young man. The singer was able to free himself and dash to the side of the stage just seconds before a grand piano the star had been playing was tipped over in a tussle between the fan and a bodyguard. Although the piano was rendered unp

Justin Bieber attacked

Justin Bieber attacked ,  Justin Bieber was attacked by an overzealous fan at his show in Dubai on Sunday, May 5, but luckily for the singer, security guards were on-hand and quickly tackled the fan before he could disrupt the show too much. "A man ran on stage during 'Believe' and tried to grab Justin and knocked the piano over," a source close to the 19-year-old pop star tells Us Weekly of the incident. "He was a fan. Security detained the young man. All was fine and Justin continued the show." In footage shot by a fellow fan in the audience, Bieber was at the piano when the fan rushed onto the stage to grab him, and in his attempt to flee from the security guards, the stage stormer knocked the piano off its hinges so that it was upended in the middle of the stage. Bieber and his band managed to finish off the song without further incident, however, and later returned to the stage for an encore performance of "Boyfriend"

17-year cicadas: Back Again! Cicadas Swarm from Georgia to New York

17-year cicadas to Swarm from Georgia to New York. New Yorkers haven’t heard the noisy buzzing of cicadas in springtime in 17 years, but get ready, because they’re coming again. As 1010 WINS’ Gene Michaels reported, by the end of May, billions of cicadas will be swarming for about six weeks. Once the area has sustained ground temperatures of 64 degrees or more, no one will be able to miss them. Geraldine of Massapequa Park told Michaels she was none too thrilled at the prospect of the cicadas’ return. She still has vivid memories of their last visit in 1996. “They were noisy, and very annoying – especially if you’re trying to barbecue outside,” she said. Geraldine said the cicadas were all over everything. “They’re kind of ugly looking and crunchy” when stepped on, she said. As CBS 2’s Lou Young explained last month , scientists are tracking 15 different broods of periodic cicadas, insects that spend 17 years below ground and emerge with wings, flying around, making noise and mating

Tebow fans plea: Tebow fan plea to Obama, please help Tebow join Jaguars

Tebow fans plea is now known for having an intensely loyal, very vocal and sometimes crazy fan base. Tebow's fans have issued a plea to the White House seeking help in getting their favorite quarterback on the Jacksonville Jaguars roster, reported UPI on May 5. Tebow's fans started a petition on the "We the People" website to try and get Obama to help with their cause. Since being released from the New York Jets and becoming a free agent, Tebow's football future has been uncertain. Examiner Some rumors had him considering the Canadian Football League; others had him in contact with the Miami Dolphins organization and still others had him pegged for the Jacksonville Jaguars. None of the rumors have yet to pan out; sources from the Dolphins and Jaguars have said that they are not actively pursuing Tebow. So Tebow's legions of fans are turning to social media to try and get their quarterback back into the game. While their attempt to garner attention from Obama

Dolphins Cancel Stadium: Renovation Plans are on Hold

The Miami Dolphins have canceled plans to renovate Sun Life Stadium. The Dolphins were hoping to get some public funding but the Florida House of Representatives didn’t pass the proposal. Without the public’s help, the team has announced that it was cancelling its plans to renovate the stadium. SB Nation reports that the bill would have raised the hotel bed tax cap from six to seven percent. The team was also hoping to get about $90 million i sales tax rebates over the next three decades. CEO Mike Dee said that the stadium issue will have to be addressed eventually and that it was possible that the team finds a new home in the future. Dee said : “The Dolphins are one of the only franchises in the NFL that don’t have a long-term lease with their community … At some point, somebody’s going to buy the franchise from (Dolphins owner Stephen Ross), and clearly the stadium is the first thing they would need to address.” Dee blamed Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford for denying fans of t

Dolphins cancel stadium renovations: Say all Plans are put on hold

Miami Dolphins organization has cancelled plans for renovations to Sun Life Stadium following news that public funding would not be available to support the efforts, reported NFL.com on May 5. They are unwilling to pursue the planned work without any public support, saying that such a partnership is necessary for the endeavor to be successful. Funding for the stadium renovations was part of a bill in front of the Florida Legislature. Last Friday was the remaining chance to introduce and pass that bill before the legislature closed its session. That died not happen, effectively killing the bill and along with it, the Dolphins' hopes for a private-public partnership. Examiner reports The Dolphins' organization is dismayed by the news as it was hopeful that a mutually beneficial arrangement could have been reached. Mike Dee, CEO for the Miami Dolphins, made the announcement that the organization would not be the sole funding body for stadium improvements and at the same time sug

60,000 bees in cabin: 60,000 bees removed from Utah cabin

60,000 bees in cabin It was the biggest beehive that that Ogden beekeeper Vic Bachman has ever removed — a dozen feet long, packed inside the eve of a cabin in Ogden Valley. "We figure we got 15 pounds of bees out of there," said Bachman, who said that converts to about 60,000 honeybees. Bachman was called to the A-frame cabin last month in Eden, Utah. Taking apart a panel that hid roof rafters, he had no idea he would find honeycombs packed 12 feet long, 4 feet wide and 16 inches deep. The honeybees had been making the enclosed cavity their home since 1996, hardly bothering the homeowners. The cabin was rarely used, but when the owners needed to occupy it while building another home nearby, they decided the beehive wasn't safe for their two children. A few bees had found their way inside the house, and the hive was just outside a window of a children's bedroom. They didn't want to kill the honeybees, a species in decline that does yeoman's work pollinating f

Popstar Justin Bieber Gets Attacked By Fan Onstage at Dubai Concert

Justin Bieber was in the middle of his song "Believe" when a crazed fan rushed onstage during his May 5 show in Dubai. Credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images That was close! Justin Bieber was attacked by an overzealous fan at his show in Dubai on Sunday, May 5, but luckily for the singer, security guards were on-hand and quickly tackled the fan before he could disrupt the show too much. "A man ran on stage during 'Believe' and tried to grab Justin and knocked the piano over," a source close to the 19-year-old pop star tells Us Weekly of the incident. "He was a fan. Security detained the young man. All was fine and Justin continued the show." In footage shot by a fellow fan in the audience, Bieber was at the piano when the fan rushed onto the stage to grab him, and in his attempt to flee from the security guards, the stage stormer knocked the piano off its hinges so that it was upended in the middle of the stage. Bieber and his band managed to finis

Justin Bieber got attacked by Crazy Fan during Concert in Dubai

Justin Bieber got attacked by wild fan in Dubai as seen in a video found at TMZ, reported TMZ on May 5. The 19-year-old, who is currently on tour in Dubai before heading for Cape Town, South Africa, was singing on stage and playing the piano when a fan grabbed him from behind. When security hauled the fan off the stage, the force was so great you can see the grand piano tip over. In footage shot by a fellow fan in the audience, Bieber was at the piano when the fan rushed onto the stage to grab him, and in his attempt to flee from the security guards, the stage stormer knocked the piano off its hinges so that it was upended in the middle of the stage. Bieber and his band managed to finish off the song without further incident, however, and later returned to the stage for an encore performance of "Boyfriend" and "Baby." Usmagazine It was quite the spectacle for fans who you can hear screaming on the video. However, the show must go on, and Justin continued with the p

Justin Bieber attacked at Dubai Performance

Justin Bieber attacked while performing on stage in Dubai according to TMZ reports on Sunday, May 5. The crazed male, dressed in a white shirt and jeans ran onto the stage behind Justin Bieber and grabbed him from behind before security rushed the stage and apprehended the attacker, but not before knocking over the piano while hauling the rambunctious fan from the stage. Bieber luckily managed to free himself unharmed and dashed to the side of the stage. Various news sources reported that after Justin Bieber was attacked on stage, he took a brief three-minute break, before returning to the stage for an encore and finished the concert with "Boyfriend" and the finale "Baby."  Poor Justin Bieber can't seem to catch a break these days between, death plots, lawsuits, bad press, and his on and off relationship with Selena Gomez. Hopefully things will,calm down a bit for Justin. Check out Justin Bieber getting attacked on stage video here. What do you think about Jus

Justin Bieber attacked: Wild fan attacked at the Biebs during concert

Justin Bieber attacked from a crazed fan in Dubai is making Beliebers across the world worried, though US Magazine reported this Sunday, May 5, that the Biebs is completely fine after an excited male fan jumped on stage and tried to grab the singer before security guards stopped him. According to TMZ , the Justin Bieber attacked headline began after a man ran onto the stage during the Biebs’ concert in Dubai, India, while the pop star was singing his hit song, “Believe.” Fortunately, before the man could reach him, Justin Bieber’s security guards tackled the man to the ground, and the show went on without any more incidents. "A man ran on stage during 'Believe' and tried to grab Justin and knocked the piano over," said a source close to the Biebs. "He was a fan. Security detained the young man. All was fine and Justin continued the show." Justin Bieber attacked by a fan has happened in the past, as it seems that sometimes both his male and female foll

Justin Bieber attacked During Show by Fan Onstage at Dubai Concert

Justin Bieber was attacked by a fan at a concert in Dubai on Sunday. According to a May 5 report in the Dubai English language newspaper, The National, a male fan stormed the stage and grabbed Bieber from behind while he was performing "Believe" on the piano at the end of the set. Of course, an army of security guards jumped the youth, who was wearing a white shirt and jeans, and Bieber managed to free himself. He ran to the other side of the stage while security struggled with the offender who broke the piano in the struggle. It clattered to the stage floor with a loud noise. Movies.yahoo reports Although somewhat rattled, the good-natured 19-year-old pop star and his 8-piece band completed the song while the struggle continued until the piano and the attacker were escorted off stage. After a three-minute break, fans got the thrills they expected from the conclusion of the show, with Justin Bieber performing an encore of “Boyfriend” and “Baby.” Bieber tweeted the fo

Frontier fort found: Revolutionary War Found in Ga.

Frontier fort found Less than two months after British forces captured Savannah in December 1778, patriot militiamen scored a rare Revolutionary War victory in Georgia after a short but violent gunbattle forced British loyalists to abandon a small fort built on a frontiersman's cattle farm. More than 234 years later, archaeologists say they've pinpointed the location of Carr's Fort in northeastern Georgia after a search with metal detectors covering more than 4 square miles turned up musket balls and rifle parts as well as horse shoes and old frying pans. The February 1779 shootout at Carr's Fort turned back men sent to Wilkes County to recruit colonists loyal to the British army. It was also a prelude to the more prominent battle of Kettle Creek, where the same patriot fighters who attacked the fort went on to ambush and decimate an advancing British force of roughly 800 men. The battles were a blow to British plans to make gains in Georgia, the la

Damascus Explosions: Syria says Israeli Bombs Airstrike on Damascus

Damascus Explosions rocked the capital of Syria for the second time in three days, as reports of the airstrike poured in on social and conventional media. According to an unnamed source, Israel struck a research center near Damascus which was developing Fateh-110 missiles with advanced guidance systems. Other reports say that the facility was an arms storage depot. Whatever it was, the highly visible explosions near Syria’s capital were filmed and uploaded to YouTube in a matter of hours. News.yahoo reports Israel hasn’t given very complete details of the airstrike, but an Israeli military statement acknowledged that it had deployed two rocket defense batteries near its northern border. The Syrian Foreign Ministry sent a letter Sunday to the United Nations complaining about the attacks within their borders, directly accusing Israel of aggression and saying that several people had been wounded. “The Israeli attack on military sites in Syria is proof that there is communication between

Bride among five killed when limo bursts into flames on San Mateo-Hayward bridge

The bride was among five killed Saturday when a limousine carrying nine women to a bridal shower burst into flames on the San Mateo-Hayward bridge, authorities said. Four of the women and the driver escaped the fire inside the 1999 Lincoln Town Car as it was burning on the westbound side of the bridge around 10:05 p.m. But according to her grieving family, Neriza Fojas of Fresno, who was to be married next month in the Philippines, didn't make it out in time. "She is everything," said her brother-in-law Joseph Bersamin of Honolulu, Hawaii through tears. "She is so nice to everyone." Fojas had already married her husband, but the couple planned a ceremony and reception for family on June 19. The other victims' names won't likely be released until Monday because the coroner needs dental records to confirm the identities of the severely burned women. Two of the survivors were in critical condition at a San Jose hospital Sunday, the condition of two others w

Cleveland Volcano: Eruption causes travel alert to be issued

An eruption of a Cleveland Volcano in Alaska was reported by the Daily Mail on Sunday, May 5, 2013, and there have already been some alerts issued. The remote volcano erupted on Saturday with three different explosions and started shooting forth a continuous plume of steam, gas, and ash. The problem is that all of this is happening right underneath a route of high air traffic. The location in question is actually a huge air traffic stretch between North America and Asia. Luckily, the issues are not severe enough to cause any threats to passing planes, but that is as of now. Alerts were issued by a number of aviation authorities, and it even prompted a few flights to be diverted. Like all of the volcanoes in the Alaska Aleutian island chain, the Cleveland Volcano sits beneath that air traffic corridor. Scientists are currently watching the volcano and studying the ash cloud, which has reached an altitude of only about 15,000 feet. Most jets fly about 35,000 feet. The Cleveland Volcano

Bride killed in limo fire after Tragic fire in limo kills bride and 4 others (Video)

Five people were killed Saturday night after a limousine that was on it's way to a bridal shower erupted into flames on the San Mateo Bridge. The bride-to-be, along with the other victims, was trapped inside while the driver and four other women managed to escape, KTVU explained on May 5. According to the report, police received calls of a white Lincoln town car limo that was ablaze on Highway 92, just east of Foster City, at about 10 p.m., California Highway Patrol Officer Art Montiel stated to the press. “It appears the white town car limo was traveling westbound on the number three lane, when for some unknown reason, caught on fire,” said Montiel. “Driver stopped the vehicle in the number three lane.” The limo driver, Orville Brown, 46, immediately stopped the limo and got out when he noticed the fire. He was able to escape uninjured. The nine passengers in the limo were all women in their 30s, Montiel said. Five of the passengers were killed in the limo fire, and four others

Lindsay Lohan rehab: Rehab Center is unlicensed, claims state official

Lindsay Lohan rehab: The facility Lindsay Lohan entered Thursday to comply with court-ordered rehab is not licensed to provide alcohol or drug rehab treatment, a state official said. Lohan, 26, flew from New York to California last night to check into Morningside Recovery in Newport Beach, California, by the Thursday morning deadline for her to start her 90-day sentence. When Los Angeles Superior Judge James Dabney sentenced Lohan to 90 days in jail in March he gave her the option of serving the time in a "lock down rehab" facility. "If a 24-hour residential facility is providing treatment or services to promote the recovery of alcohol and drug abuse then they must possess a license," deputy director for the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs Millicent Tidwell said. None of Morningside's several California locations are licensed, Tidwell said. The company previously had three licenses, but they were all revoked. The state's licensing agency i

Bride killed limo fire: Five women, bride-to-be die in limousine burnt car

Bride killed limo fire was along with several other women is topping news headlines this week, as KTVU News reported this Sunday, May 5, that a bride-to-be was tragically one of the ladies killed this Saturday night following a devastating explosion on a Calif. bridge. The “bride killed limo fire” story begins something like this: according to CBS News , nine women were in the back of a limousine as part of a bachelorette party yesterday when the Lincoln limo caught fire on Highway 92. “It appears the white town car limo was traveling westbound on the number three lane, when for some unknown reason, caught on fire,” said an officer on the tragic death of a bride killed in the limo fire with her friends. “The Driver stopped the vehicle in the number three lane.” The driver of the limo escaped after seeing the fire, pulling over, and rushing out of the vehicle. Five of the nine women were killed after the limo caught fire, while the four others were taken to local hospitals for burns

Lindsay Lohan rehab: Lindsay Lohan talks drugs, booze, rehab, sex

Lindsay Lohan rehab the last story you read about Lindsay Lohan for the next three months if all goes well during her 90-day stay at the Betty Ford Clinic. Just days before checking into court-ordered rehab last week, the actress spoke extensively to Piers Morgan in an article for London's Daily Mail newspaper, which published it in this Sunday's edition. Lohan, who turns 27 in two months, told Morgan, host of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," she's never been "a huge drinker" and despite rumors, failed drug tests and a drug possession arrest, she's only used cocaine "maybe four or five times in my life." She's spent more than 250 days in rehab and another trip "is pointless," she said in the Daily Mail story. Instead, she should be allowed to "go abroad to different countries and work with children." reports CNN Lohan's life off the rails Lohan's life and career ran off the rails starting in her disastrous y

Cleveland Volcano: Low-level eruption still continues at Alaska's Cleveland Volcano

Cleveland Volcano in Alaska continues to be undergoing a low-level eruption following the Saturday's morning explosion, the Alaska Volcano Observatory and the United States Geological Survey said. Scientists said images captured by satellites and installed cameras were showing continuous low-level emissions of gas, mist and ash. A soft cloud of ash has extended eastward below 15,000 feet, and estimates have suggested that the clouds of ash could exceed even 20,000 feet above the sea level. Frenchtribune reports Scientists said in a statement, "Sudden explosions of blocks and ash are possible with little or no warning. Ash clouds, if produced, could exceed 20,000 feet above sea level." The level of aviation alert has already been raised to "Orange," from "yellow." A bigger ash emission could even threaten international flights. But, the Federal Aviation Administration has so far announced no flight restrictions. The eruption activity started with an exp

Bride killed limo fire: 5 killed in limo fire on way to bridal shower

Five women died late Saturday when a limousine heading to a bridal shower burst into flames on the San Mateo Bridge, trapping the victims inside while the driver and four other women escaped. The woman for whom the bridal shower was being thrown was among those killed, her sister said Sunday. She had recently married and had planned to return to her native Philippines for another ceremony next month. The limo was going west on the bridge at about 10 p.m. when smoke began pouring out of the rear passenger area, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. The driver managed to stop the car, and he and those in the front scrambled to safety. But the fire evidently spread so quickly that the rest of the occupants were unable to get out in time - the CHP said they died at the scene. Reports sfgate Emergency crews extinguished the blaze before it engulfed the entire vehicle, but the rear of the white, 1999 Lincoln Town Car was left a charred ruin. "We don't know what caused the accid

Anna Nicole Smith daughter: Daughter Makes Rare Public Appearance

Anna Nicole Smith daughter has once again made a rare public appearance and attended the Kentucky Derby. Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead was accompanied by her father Larry Birkhead at the annual event in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday. In true derby fashion, Danielynn was spotted wearing a very elaborate outfit while posing for photographs. The six-year-old’s white gown looked similar to one worn by Anna Nicole Smith during her appearance at the Kentucky Derby in 2004. The late model’s daughter and her father were dressed like characters from the classic Disney film Mary Poppins. Inqistir Reports Dannielynn and her father took a moment to take some pictures at the Grey Goose lounge at Churchill Downs. Many in attendance who spotted the little girl thought she was the spitting image of her late mother. Although Larry’s daughter sported a gown with red trim and matching parasol and shoes, Birkhead was decked out in a multi-colored striped jacket and a straw hat. He also sported a

Talladega pileup: Big one hits early at Talladega with 16-car pileup

Kyle Busch nudged Kasey Kahne and sparked a massive pileup early in Sunday's Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, causing 16 cars to be damaged in the process. The wreck was similar to one in the Daytona 500 which also involved some of the same big names: Busch, Kahne, Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart. Others collected in the mess included Martin Truex Jr., Jamie McMurray, Marcos Ambrose, Jeff Burton, David Stremme, Kurt Busch, David Reutimann, Casey Mears, Scott Speed, Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon. Most of the cars were able to continue, but Kahne and Harvick were among those who could not get back in the race. Democratandchronicle The wreck also caught Brian Vickers, who had just subbed for Denny Hamlin in Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 11 car. After much talk and buildup, Hamlin was cleared by doctors late Thursday to return. He drove 24 laps, then climbed out of a specially installed roof hatch when a caution came out for Trevor Bayne's blown engine. Vickers hopped into th

Miley tops Maxim: Star reveals she's No.1 on Maxim Hot 100 List

Miley tops Maxim Magazine Standing No.1 on Hot 100 list. Miley tops Maxim on their annual Hot 100 list, reported Us Weekly on May 4. The 20-year-old former Disney star tweeted her excitement about the news, "Didn't know this was coming out yet! I'm so happy to be #1 on Maxims HOT 100! #myfanskickass #dreamsdocometrue." Accompanying the tweet is a Twitpic of Miley Cyrus' Maxim photo. She lays seductively in a gold one-piece that matches her golden short locks. It is common to see long-haired beauties take over the top spots when it comes to the "most hot" or "most beautiful" lists. Miley, however, has gone from sporting long hair to sporting ultra-short hair, often with a masculine feel depending on what she's wearing. Will short hair become "the new black"? Examiner reports "I'm going to change, I'm going to be different, I'm going to do what I want to do," said Miley. "I chopped my hair and bought a pai

Talladega pileup

Talladega pileup, Kyle Busch nudged Kasey Kahne and sparked a massive pileup early in Sunday's Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, causing 16 cars to be damaged in the process. The wreck was similar to one in the Daytona 500 which also involved some of the same big names: Busch, Kahne, Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart. Others collected in the lap-43 mess included Martin Truex Jr., Jamie McMurray, Greg Biffle, Marcos Ambrose, Jeff Burton, David Stremme, Kurt Busch, David Reutimann, Casey Mears, Scott Speed, Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon.. Usatoday "I was trying to go to the outside of him, but he just moved up in front of me and I wasn't expecting it," Busch said. "I tried to go to the outside of him and before I could get to the outside of him, I got in the back of him. "I just hate that I caused a hell of a melee for everybody. I hate that." Most of the cars were able to continue, but Kahne, Busch and Harvick were among those who could not get bac

Justin Bieber Reportedly Attacked on Stage in Dubai

A fan grabbed Justin Bieber from behind while the pop star was on stage in Dubai tonight before he was hauled off by security ... this according to a local report. According to the National, an English-language newspaper in Abu Dhabi, Bieber was at the piano when the alleged attacker, described as "a youth in a white shirt and jeans," rushed the stage. Security quickly descended and grabbed the alleged attacker and removed him from the stage. Bieber's piano was knocked over in the ruckus and was eventually removed from the stage. The National says Bieber continued the show as if nothing happened. Tmz.com reported

Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter Dannielynn Looked Adorable At The Kentucky Derby (PHOTO)

Anna Nicole Smith's daughter looked absolutely adorable as she walked the red carpet with her dad Larry Birkhead at the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4 in Louisville. Dannielynn Birkhead dressed up as Mary Poppins while her dad played Bert for the event, which brought out celebrities like Miranda Lambert, Lauren Conrad and Stephen Amell. The 6-year-old is definitely following in the footsteps of her model mommy, showing off her best pose as she smiled for photographers. Dannielynn became the face of Guess Kids last year. via www.Huffingtonpost.com

Kim Kardashian Cannot Wait For Pregnancy To Be Over

Kim is very excited to have her first child, but she's also just as ready for the pregnancy to be over. HollywoodLife.com reported that after health scares and many fashion faux pas, the thirty-two-year-old will be relieved once she gives birth. A source told HollywoodLife.com that Kim has "had a miserable pregnancy." On March 7, she was rushed off of a plane to a hospital in Los Angeles after becoming very sick. Kim was sobbing at the doctor's office in her show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, fearing a miscarriage. Luckily, it was only a scare and both mother and child are healthy. Her maternity fashion has been criticized by paparazzi and fans since her pregnant belly has started to show. The reality star must be ready to get her incredible body back and not appear on the cover of The New York Post with the headline, "What The Frock." Kim may be surprised by the hardships that come along with pregnancy after watching her sister Kourtney's past expe

'Honey Boo Boo' wedding: A thinner June 'Mama' Shannon gets hitched - Chicago Celebrity

A "Honey Boo Boo" wedding is in the works, reported Us Weekly on May 5. June "Mama" Shannon and Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson will exchange vows in a "taped event" on Sunday in McIntyre, Ga. "No cell phones, cameras, or outside video taping" is the rule, and the attire is "full redneck." It seems fans of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" can expect a treat. Shannon was last in the news for a couple of reasons. She had lost 115 pounds, and there was a rumor she was going to be a contestant on "Dancing with the Stars," but that rumor proved to be untrue. June 'Mama' Shannon attends the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on March 16, 2013 in New York City. As much as some people make fun of the reality TV show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," it's the cast of the show who are having the last laugh, at least financially. For instance, Honey Boo Boo, whose real name is Alana, is worth $300,000 according to Ce

E! News hacked: E! Online's Twitter, texting accounts hacked

E! Online says hackers compromised its Twitter and text messaging accounts, sending out erroneous news alerts about Justin Bieber and Angelina Jolie. The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for Saturday's hack. E! Online said it was working with Twitter to correct the issue, and that an investigation into the attack was underway. The SEA has taken credit for a string of Web attacks on media targets it sees as sympathetic to Syria's rebels, including the BBC, Al-Jazeera English and the Guardian. The group claims to have hacked the Twitter feed of The Associated Press last month.

President Obama to speak in Austin

President Obama will travel to Austin next Thursday to deliver a speech FOX 7 has confirmed. According to officials at the Austin Chamber of Commerce, Obama's speech will be about the economy. The last time Air Force One landed in Austin was in July of 2012. President Obama held two campaign fundraisers. Next Thursday, he will return, this time for an official visit to talk about the economy. Drew Scheberle with the Chamber of Commerce explains why the city is an appealing stage. "The President has been focused since the beginning of his term on an innovation-based economy driven by education, better training better workforce. Austin is emblematic of many of those things," Scheberle said. Scheberle says Austin also has a 5.3 percent unemployment rate, one of the lowest in the country as well as the best job growth in the country out of the 50 largest metropolitan areas. "There's obviously people who will agree and disagree with him on things, but we'll always

5 killed as limo bursts into flames on Calif. bridge

Police are trying to determine the cause of the deadly blaze, which was not the result of a crash. A bride-to-be was among five women killed when a limousine burst into flames while traveling on a major bridge in the San Francisco area. The five killed were pronounced dead at the scene of the fire late Saturday night on the westbound San Mateo-Hayward bridge in Foster City, the California Highway Patrol said. Their names have not been released pending identification and notification of family. Usatoday reports The bodies are so severely burned that authorities need dental records to confirm their identities, according to MercuryNews.com. Their names likely won't be released until Monday at the earliest. Four other women passengers were injured and taken to two medical centers to be treated for smoke inhalation and burns. The injured, all from California, are Mary Guardiano, 42, of Alameda; Nelia Arrellano, 36, of Oakland; Amalia Loyola, 48, of San Leandro; and Jasmine Desguia, 34

Obama, at Ohio State, calls on graduates to be active citizens

Speaking to the graduating class of Ohio State University in Columbus on Sunday, Obama called on the students to embrace the school’s motto, “education for citizenship,” and to press the government to act. He encouraged students to work to narrow the income gap between the middle class and the wealthy, to improve education for children and protect them from gun violence, and to better the environment, among other things. Most of all, the president told the new generation to persevere in the face of obstacles. “We remember Michael Jordan’s six championships. We don’t remember his nearly 15,000 missed shots,” he said. Latimes reported Obama pointed out that most of the graduating class was born as the Berlin Wall fell and grew up with the Internet and the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Of the school’s 10,000 graduating students, 130 have already served in the military and 50 will become commissioned officers in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines, he said. He said told the g