Tag Archives: Them

San Bernardino killers nearly stopped by 3 men who rushed them

They had the semiautomatic rifles needed to slaughter 14 innocent people in San Bernardino last December — including three men who valiantly tried to rush and overwhelm them. But in the end, their weapons, hatred and silly stockpile of ibuprofen, adult diapers and Airsoft neck guards were no match for the incredible police response that hunted them down. A new ...

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10 of the Most Infuriating Fees and How to Avoid Them

Filed under: Banking, Travel, Internet, How to Save Money, Renting By Stacy Johnson You give me something I want, we agree on a price, I pay for it. It’s the way the world has worked for thousands of years. These days? Not so much. Today, with an increasing number of businesses, it goes more like this: You provide something I ...

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Obama Slams Staples on Health Care: ‘Shame on Them’

Filed under: Health Care, Retail, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, This Built America Moment Editorial/Getty Images By Doina Chiacu, Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Martin Howell WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama singled out office supply giant Staples (SPLS) as undercutting his health care reform law and said large corporations shouldn’t use the health insurance issue as an excuse for cutting wages, the ...

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Orlando Bloom — Loves Plus Size Models … Or Questions About Them (VIDEO)

You Gotta See This! Orlando Bloom put on a Gregory Hines-esque performance — tap dancing like a total pro when we asked the legendary lady slayer about banging curvier girls … and the video is awesome. Just watch … Orlando was walking out of Giorgio Baldi Tuesday night, and our camera guy fired off the question: “Would you date a ...

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Pope Francis: It’s OK to spank kids, just don’t humiliate them

Frances BurnsVATICAN CITY, Feb. 6 (UPI) — The public should not read too much into Pope Francis’ apparent endorsement of spanking in an address on the role of fathers, a spokesman said. Latest News – UPI.com

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How Many People Are Naturally Immune To Ebola, And How Soon Can We Find Them?

While the Ebola virus infects and kills thousands, it may also be silently building up a natural immunity in some people. It was already believed that survivors of Ebola like Mark Jerry and Zaizay Mulbah – pictured above before their shift working with Doctors Without Borders – have developed antibodies to Ebola and are probably immune once healed. Still, some ...

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The new sheriff in town: Michele Roberts attempts to fix the NBA Players Association, her latest challenge in a lifetime full of them

Michele Roberts grew up in Melrose Houses, a low-income housing project in the South Bronx. Her father left the family when she was still a toddler, leaving her mother, Elsie, to raise five kids on her own. As a hobby, her mother would watch trials and arraignments at the nearby courthouse, often bringing her daughter with her. During one such ...

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5 Open Office Nightmares and How to Survive Them

Between the constant chitchat and swarm of germs, you may want to run and hide. But these tips can help you keep calm and carry on. This one item will change your life. It’s a productivity hack and a stress buster. It’s a privacy protector and a work-life balancer. It’s a buzzword-loaded beauty, and if you’re fancy, it’s made of ...

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Bandwagon fans are good for hockey, and we shouldn’t ridicule them

We have a tendency to ridicule bandwagon fans, or fans who might not know as much about hockey as those of us who have been watching the game for years. We shouldn’t do that, because bandwagoners are good for the game. I was born in Atlanta, Ga., and was raised by two Floridians who never learned how to ice skate. ...

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