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Fugitive Sex Offender In Custody After Riding Bike From New Hampshire To Florida

AP | David Moye | July 10, 2015 | Crime
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. marshals say they've apprehended a fugitive sex offender who fled New Hampshire on his bicycle and rode to Florida. Authorities say Manchester resident Edgar Gordon was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender. He also had outstanding warrants in Dunbarton and Concord for...

A Very Important Manatee Just Got Inducted Into The Guinness Book Of World Records

Arin Greenwood | July 10, 2015 | Weird News
Snooty is turning 67 years old. Were he human, Snooty would be eligible for full retirement. As a manatee, the monthly stipend wouldn't help him much. Luckily, Snooty's in for something even greater: making it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Yes, Snooty is officially the...

Paul Ryan Explains What Jeb Bush Meant When He Said Americans Should Work Longer Hours

Michael McAuliff | July 10, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan, who was Mitt Romney's vice presidential nominee in 2012, declined Friday to say whether 2016 contender Jeb Bush's recent declaration that "Americans need to work longer hours" was as damaging as Romney's infamous "47 percent" remarks. "You're Huffington Post aren't you? What the...

7 Tips For Hand-Washing Dishes FAST, Because Nobody's Got Time For A Slow Scrub

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | July 10, 2015 | HuffPost Home
It's time to make your life easier.

Disney World Happiest Place On Earth For Accused Dine-And-Dasher

AP | David Moye | July 10, 2015 | Weird News
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man has made Walt Disney World his happiest place on Earth for dining and dashing. Fifty-one-year-old Jerry Moody was arrested Tuesday after the manager of a lounge at Disney's Contemporary Resort says he racked up a $92 bar tab and tried to leave...

Florida Supreme Court Orders Redrawing Of Some Congressional Districts

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | July 9, 2015 | Politics
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., July 9 (Reuters) - The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the redrawing of some of the state's U.S. congressional districts before the 2016 elections. The state's high court found the legislature's redistricting plan was "constitutionally invalid," the latest decision in...

Alan Grayson To Enter Race For Marco Rubio's Senate Seat

AP | AP | July 10, 2015 | Politics
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, an unapologetically outspoken critic of Republicans who calls himself a congressman with guts, will enter the race to replace Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, a close friend and major Democratic Party donor said Wednesday. Trial lawyer John Morgan said he exchanged a series...

'Space Guy' Jeb Bush Would Increase Funding To NASA

Igor Bobic | July 8, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- If elected president in 2016, Jeb Bush would propose an increase in funding to NASA. "I'm a space guy," Bush said in a Wednesday sit-down with the New Hampshire Union Leader's editorial board. The former of governor of Florida, where a large portion of the country's...

Harry Reid Slams Entire GOP Over 'Disgusting' Donald Trump Remarks

Michael McAuliff | July 9, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) slammed not just Donald Trump but the rest of the Republican Party Wednesday over the wealthy businessman's anti-Mexican slurs. Trump has repeatedly described undocumented immigrants from Mexico as "rapists" and "drug dealers," adding, "Some, I assume are good...

Former UCF Fraternity Taunts University As A Frat With No Rules

Tyler Kingkade | July 8, 2015 | College
A former fraternity at the University of Central Florida is openly taunting the public school's administration and Greek life officials, advertising themselves as a organization not bound by any rules. The former Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity chapter was closed and had its charter revoked in January for university...

NBA Free Agency Winners And Losers

Jordan Schultz | July 8, 2015 | Sports
NBA free agency may not be officially over, but the marquee dominoes are off the board and we can start to evaluate what has happened. Kevin Love turned out to be telling the truth all along when he said he would return to Cleveland, while LaMarcus Aldridge...

'My Mother Told Me Never To Marry A Black Woman': How Race Works In The Dominican Republic

Roque Planas | July 7, 2015 | World
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Like most Dominicans, Roque Feliz has skin that, while dark, is not quite what his countrymen would call "black." A heavyset man with full lips and close-cropped gray hair, Feliz says his mother told him never to marry a black woman, even though his father...

Carnival Cruises Get The OK To Visit Cuba -- But Not For Beach Vacations

Alexander C. Kaufman | July 7, 2015 | Business
“This isn’t just another ship. It’s not for people who are just looking to go and have a good time. If you want to go to the beach and just relax, this is not for those types of people.”

Lightning Smites Florida Wendy's, Employee Claims Restaurant Not Cursed

Hilary Hanson | July 7, 2015 | Weird News
We always knew those square burgers were an abomination. A dramatic video taken during a Sunday thunderstorm shows the sky flashing red as lightning strikes terrifyingly close to a Wendy’s restaurant in Gainesville, Florida. Hollin Hoffman, 25, told The Huffington Post he works across the street and took...

How To Defend Yourself Against A Shark Week Fan, Because They're Convo-Killing Machines

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | July 6, 2015 | Comedy
Da-dum ... da-dum ... Shark Week is here again -- and for us non-Shark Week folk, that means suffering through a week of people yammering on and on about how awesome Shark Week is. And it potentially means the death of thousands of otherwise rich and lively conversations about anything...

NASCAR Fans Ignore Request To Leave Confederate Flags At Home

Lydia O'Connor | July 6, 2015 | Sports
Confederate flags flew in full force at NASCAR's Coke Zero 400 race last weekend despite event officials asking fans to keep the controversial banner away from the event. While several major retailers stopped carrying the flag after a white gunman apparently obsessed with the racist symbol allegedly slaughtered...

Hundreds Of Thousands Attend Pope Francis Mass In South America

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | July 6, 2015 | Religion
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis received a hero's welcome in Ecuador's biggest city Monday as he celebrated the first public Mass of his South American tour, telling hundreds of thousands of faithful their families are the bedrock of society but need to be supported better and strengthened. In his...

Leaping Sturgeon Kills Girl In Boat On Florida River

Michael McLaughlin | July 4, 2015 | Crime
LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A 5-year-old Florida girl riding in a boat has died after a sturgeon leaped from the Suwannee River and struck her. Wildlife officials said Jaylon Rippy died after being struck Thursday night. Her mother and 9-year-old brother were also injured and taken to a Gainesville...

Watch The Emotional Moment A Judge Recognizes The Accused As A Former Classmate

David Lohr | July 3, 2015 | Crime
Courtroom cameras captured the bittersweet moment that a south Florida judge realized the burglary suspect in front of her was a former middle-school classmate. Arthur Booth, 49, was in Miami-Dade Circuit Court for a bond hearing Thursday when Judge Mindy Glazer asked him if he had attended a nearby middle...

If Mexicans Toasted The 4th Of July The Way Americans Toast Cinco De Mayo

Andy McDonald | July 3, 2015 | Comedy
Official beverage of America: Natural Light. Every year on the 5th of May, Americans consume tacos and tequila in honor of -- wait, what is it for? ... oh, really? -- Mexico's military victory over France in the Battle of Puebla. If you're of Mexican descent, you've probably grown a...
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