#UP Japanese Fukushima's Nuclear Disaster Made Its Kids Fat

Japanese disaster made kids fat, researchers say ...
A recent report by the Government of Japan said obesity for children in Fukushima increased after the nuclear accident following the earthquake of 2011 ...

Fukushima's Nuclear Disaster Made Its Kids Fat - Technology ...
Discovered: Radiation worries are expanding Japanese children's waistlines; birds respond to music like humans; chemo changes the brain; asparagus each day keeps the ...



Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson believes he will break rushing record

Photos: Adrian Peterson closes in on rushing record - Minnesota Public Radio
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson believes he will break record - Fox Sports



AK-47 Gunman Shoots, Kills Teen Outside Party in Queens


In Queens, an AK-47 toting gunman shot and killed a teen boy outside a house party shortly after midnight on December 29. The Queens AK-47 shooting

Teen shot and killed in Far Rockaway, Queens by two masked ...
A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed after two masked men, armed with an AK-47 and a .45-caliber pistol, ambushed the teen on a Queens street early Saturday, cop ...



Video: 17-Foot Python slithers into Florida picnic area

17-Foot Python Shot And Killed After Entering Everglades ...
For Florida wildlife officials, the Python Challenge 2013 can't start soon enough. ... the picnic python was almost the longest one ever caught.

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Seventeen-foot Python slithers into picnic area. A family got quite a shock when an uninvited guest slithered into a picnic area in Florida.



Anniversary of Roberto Clemente's Death

Nicaragua Honors ...
This upcoming December 31 will mark the 40 year anniversary of baseball legend Roberto Clemente's death. Despite how long ago it happened, time has not ...

Roberto Clemente's impact waxes, wanes in Puerto Rico 40 ...
Roberto Clemente's humanitarian impact resounds in Puerto Rico 40 years after his death.



#UP Russia Plane Crash: Four People Killed


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Four people have died after a passenger plane overshot an airport runway and crashed into a motorway in Russia. The Red Wing Airlines aircraft burst through a perimeter fence on to a motorway next to ...

Four dead in Russia plane crash
The New Zealand Herald
A passenger airliner careered off the runway at Russia's third-busiest airport and partly onto a highway while landing, broke into pieces and caught fire, killing at least four people.Officials said ...



#UP Nick Stahl Arrested at Porn Shop for Alleged Lewd Act

Actor Nick Stahl lewd conduct allegation under review - Los Angeles Times
Nick Stahl Arrested at Porn Shop for Alleged Lewd Act - US Weekly



#UP Benazir Bhutto's son, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, steps into Pakistan's political limelight

Benazir Bhutto son Bilawal gives Pakistan ...
The son of Pakistan's murdered ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has promised to fight militancy to maintain democracy, in his first major political speech. Bilawal ...

Benazir Bhutto's son steps into Pakistan's political ...
Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, son of Benazir Bhutto, came of age politically in Pakistan on Thursday, exactly five years after the assassination of his mother.



#RIP Rick Cimato, drummer for Thinning The Herd, Death in a car accident

Thinning The Herd Death | Today News Gazette
Thinning The Herd Death, Rick Cimato, drummer for New York metal band Thinning the Herd, was killed last weekend in a car accident.

Thinning the Herd death: killed in head-on car ...
Drummer Rick Cimato, of the metal band Thinning the Herd, was killed in a car this past weekend in Connecticut.



WellPoint Urges Seniors to Get Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines

Business Wire
Flu hits Massachusetts unusually early and hard Boston Globe
Flu hitting Central Mass. early, hard Worcester Telegram & Gazette



The Worst CEOs of 2012

Businessweek
Who are the absolute worst chief executives of 2012? Sydney Finkelstein thinks he knows. The longtime professor at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of ...

The Worst CEO Screw-ups Of 2012 - Forbes
In Pictures: The Worst CEO Screw-ups of 2012 Which CEOs did the most abominable jobs managing their companies this year? We have plenty to choose from in 2012.

Worst CEO of 2012: Best Buy’s Brian Dunn | Daily Ticker ...
As 2012 comes to a close, it's that time of year again to list some of the best and worst CEOs over the past 12 months. Sydney Finkelstein, a professor of ...




Top French court overturns Hollande's 75 per cent tax on millionnaires

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Globe and Mail
France's Constitutional Council on Saturday rejected a 75 per cent upper income tax rate to be introduced in 2013 in a setback to Socialist President Fran├žois Hollande's push to make the rich contribute more to cutting the public deficit. The Council ...

Highly Cited:French 75% income tax struck down by constitutional council

French Recovery Weaker Than Estimated as Economy Barely Grows
Bloomberg
The French Communist Party, which is loosely allied with Hollande's Socialist Party in parliament, though not part of his government, issued a New Year video showing various Hollande campaign promises over-dubbed with canned laughter and graphics ...




LA Lakers retire Jamaal Wilkes' No. 52 jersey


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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jamaal Wilkes spent most of his successful basketball career as a remarkable supporting player. The Los Angeles Lakers felt it was time to put Silk under the spotlight. Wilkes' ...

Jamaal Wilkes thrilled to join ranks of these ...
Los Angeles Times
Jamaal Wilkes, who played on three NBA title teams in the '80s, becomes the eighth Laker to have his jersey number (52) retired and hung on Staples Center wall. Jamaal Wilkes was finally inducted into ...


#UP New York Times - Dominique Wilkins remembers drowned teammate Dan Roundfield

LOS ANGELES – A Dominique Wilkins New York Times Magazine tribute remembers the late Dan Roundfield of the Atlanta Hawks this week.

Dominique Wilkins remembers drowned teammate Dan ... In a feature called "The Lives They Loved," The New York Times invited readers to submit photographs and ...



#UP New China Family Law Forces Grown-Up Children to Visit Senior Parents

New China family law regulates family visits - Jacksonville ...
On Friday Dec. 28 China's national legislature amended their law on the elderly. The new china family law now requires that adult children make regular ...

New China Family Law | Wal-Mart
New China Family Law, A new amendment to a law passed in China will force kids to visit their elderly parents “often” or face legal ramifications.


ASPCA Pays $9.3 Million to Ringling Bros. in Lawsuit Settlement

How Ringling Bros. Keeps Walking the Legal Tightrope on Elephant Abuse - The Atlantic Wire
Ringling Bros. Producer Gets $9.3 Mln ASPCA Settlement - Bloomberg

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ASPCA Pays $9.3 Million in Landmark Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Settlement Feld Entertainment RICO Lawsuit Will Continue against the Humane ...



India Gang-Rape Victim Dies In Singapore Hospital


SINGAPORE — An Indian woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized ...

Delhi gang-rape victim dies in Singapore hospital | Reuters
[Dec 28, 2012] Delhi gang rape victim dies in Singapore hospital. The Delhi gang-rape victim whose assault in New Delhi triggered nationwide protests has died, the ...



Hobby Lobby Lawsuit Against Required Contraceptives

Hobby Lobby to defy morning-after pill insurance ...
Attorney: Hobby Lobby to defy morning-after pill insurance requirement while lawsuit’s pending

Supreme Court shuns Hobby Lobby lawsuit | Times 247
In one of the most closely watched issues involving religious freedom, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied Hobby ...

Hobby Lobby Lawsuit Against Emergency ...
Hobby Lobby has filed a lawsuit over a federal mandate requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives?



Government crackdown on candy cigarettes

Candy Crackdown! Gov't Goes After Candy Cigarettes - FOX 35 ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Owners of an old-school soda shop in St. Paul, Minn., are being warned to kick the habit and stop stocking novelty candy cigarettes.

Government crackdown on candy cigarettes | Fox News Video
Welcome back to the five -- candy and -- in this story you know how there's a war on smoking cigarettes in this country.


#UP Berlusconi to pay ex-wife $4m-a-month alimony

Berlusconi to pay ex-wife $4m-a-month alimony (that's $132,000 a DAY!) ... saying he must pay her $4 million a month alimony but gets to keep their estate. ...

$4 million a month alimony will be paid to Italian ex-Premier ...
Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, will pay his second wife, Veronica Lario, $4 million a month in alimony (three million euros per month ...



#UP Katt Williams ARRESTED For Child Endangerment!

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Katt Williams has been arrested for a lot of messed up shiz this year — but THIS crime is by faaar the worst! This Friday authorities from LAPD put the ...

Katt WiIliams Arrested for Child Endangerment | TMZ.com
Katt Williams was arrested Friday for allegedly endangering his 4 children ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... LAPD cops picked Katt ...



#UP Alamo Bowl suspensions: Texas Longhorns suspend Case McCoy, Jordan Hicks for bowl game

Texas players accused of sexual assault will miss Alamo Bowl
Texas coach Mack Brown on Friday announced two suspensions hours after two Longhorns players were linked to an alleged sexual assault.

Texas Longhorns suspend Case McCoy, Jordan Hicks for Valero ...
Texas suspends QB Case McCoy and LB Jordan Hicks for Valero Alamo Bowl game after ...



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