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The big white house with pillars at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW in Washington, D.C

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The aftermath of a divorce can be expensive and is an experience that is dreaded by most couples. While lovers try their best to save their marriages, sometimes divorce is the only logical conclusion. And things get hotter when there are huge amounts of wealth that need to be split.

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Some travelers prefer the beach and nature, others have a soft spot for the pool, and everyone wants a killer view. For all those times when you can’t choose between the two, there’s an infinity pool.

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When Matt Rotner  was tasked with giving a speech at his sister’s wedding, he was not about to  throw away his shot .

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Anyone who thinks a minor event like voting is going to shut down the television news industry’s coverage of the 2016 presidential election probably also thinks The Walking Dead is a spinoff from the Grateful Dead. Nope, in all likelihood Tuesday’s voting will give the TV news channels a chance to say, “Hmmm, someone won, that’s interesting,” and wade right back in. Truth is, we’ve learned a lot both from and about contemporary television news in this election.

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Why November 9th Matters So Much

07Nov

Mary was a city council president, owns a small business, and prefers Cabernet.

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Don’t do this… A big obstacle to finding love after 50 happens when you’re NOT putting yourself in places where you can be seen and found by available men on a DAILY BASIS! Men can’t find you when you’re hiding every night at home. I know it feels great after a long day at work to snuggle up with a good book, your fave TV show or your cat or dog for some unconditional loving

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It seems that offensive antics are par for the course for these two “golfers.” Evan Shay and Morgan Ruig, both 28-year-olds from Brisbane, Australia, claim to have passed themselves off as the Australian national team for an international golf tournament in North Korea  as a joke. “Initially we just said we were a couple of Australian golfers and they said, ‘You are the Australian team,’ and we sort of didn’t say no,” said Ruig, a real estate agent who  told 9News  the stunt started when the pair was in Beijing for a polo tournament.  The two are now reveling in their feat after returning safely from a country the U.S. sanctioned earlier this year for human rights abuses .  The media is largely applauding the men for carrying out an epic “prank ” or dismissing them with a wink as harmless hooligans .

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When Jeffrey Robinson’s  Trump Tower debuted in July 2012, it failed to receive much attention, despite boasting the tagline, “The sexiest novel of the decade,” and an endorsement from Donald Trump  himself.

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I Wish I Could Vote For Hillary Clinton Twice

29Oct

As we all know, James Comey, the director of the FBI, shook up the presidential election by informing Congress that the FBI is looking into additional emails related to its investigation of Hillary Clinton, later reported to have been found on a computer used by her close aide Huma Abedin and her lecherous husband Anthony Wiener. Director Comey said in his brief message that the emails have not been reviewed and may not be significant.  This announcement was  contrary to the Justice Department’s longstanding policy  of not commenting on ongoing investigations and not interfering in elections within the 60 days prior to the vote

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While Donald Trump ’s  racism ,  xenophobia  and  sexism  have drawn considerable scorn, there has been some confusion about his stance on the queer community.

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Adult film star Jessica Drake on Saturday became the 12th woman in recent weeks to allege that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sexually mistreated her.  Drake said she met Trump at a golf tournament in 2006 in Lake Tahoe, California, where he invited her to come to his hotel suite at the end of the day. She didn’t feel comfortable going alone, she said, so she invited two female friends to go with her.

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Trump’s Gettysburg Address, Believe Me

22Oct

Donald Trump spoke today at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and offered a new “contract between Donald J. Trump and the American voter,” which is pretty funny given that Trump has failed to honor hundreds of contracts.  So I’m not sure we should sign it

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When two dogs lovers get hitched, it looks a little something like this: On Saturday, bride Kathryn Dombrowski, who volunteers at animal rescue Secondhand Hounds , married Brad Ziemer at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Instead of having their wedding party hold floral bouquets for the professional group photos, they asked them to hold pit bull rescue puppies to spread awareness for the “adopt don’t shop” movement ― much like a bridal party in Pennsylvania did last month.  Dombrowski told The Huffington Post that she and Ziemer managed to keep the 13 dogs a surprise from their parents, bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girl and ring bearer. “They all thought we were heading outside to take pictures and to their surprise and delight, there were pit bull puppies!” she said

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli leader who won international acclaim for peacemaking with the Palestinians. U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders gathered for the burial in Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl cemetery, two days after Peres, a former president and premier, died at the age of 93.

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Last Sunday afternoon I drove to Fordham University in the Bronx, where I was a guest on Dan Romanello’s Group Harmony Review over Fordham’s radio station, WFUV. As you approach the main entrance to Fordham, you pass the baseball diamond, home field of the Fordham Rams. You park and you walk to the basement of Keating Hall, where WFUV has become as professional an operation as you’ll find at any college-based radio station anywhere

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The son of the Republican nominee for President – the son who favors killing elephants and leopards over golfing and says he wants to become secretary of the Interior Department (which oversees trophy imports) if his father is elected president – might have to set his gunsights elsewhere if HSUS and HSI get our way.

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Just one night into the Democratic National Convention , things are looking a whole lot brighter for the environment under a potential Hillary Clinton presidency than anything we heard in Cleveland last week. Climate change, fossil fuels and clean energy were all mentioned on Monday by leading Democrats, who have crafted a party platform heavy on environmental action and a belief in science

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An out-of-control brush fire consumed hillsides around the Santa Clarita Valley near Los Angeles over the weekend, charring 33,000 acres  and destroying more than a dozen structures in the region.  One person was found dead  inside a burned vehicle, although it was unclear if the fire was to blame. More..

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There are numerous live music festivals and venues throughout North Carolina, Virginia and beyond on tap to help you celebrate the official kick off of summer over the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. Following are a few highlights

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‘Green News Report’ – May 24, 2016

24May

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The vehicle is as classy as the city where I headed to test it out, the 2016 BMW 3 Series 340i, a sporty rendition of a luxury sedan offering comfort, style and power behind the wheel. This year all the 3 Series offerings have been tweaked a bit inside and out with not only suspension improvements, but also a name change from 335i to 340i and under the hood there is more power in the 340i than in the previous incarnation

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Rooster Walk 8 Music and Arts Festival, set for May 26-29 near Martinsville, Virginia, is a week away and just in case you haven’t purchased a pass, I’m giving you eight reasons you don’t want to miss it.

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Verizon is now in over 150 countries and has over 330 ‘investments’ worldwide. AT&T is now touting its investments in Mexico and the 100+ locations in the Middle East and Africa. And both companies claim that they are digital entertainment companies

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This Valentine’s Day, I will be alone. As couples kick off a romantic weekend together, I will be catching up on work and household chores, cooking dinner for one, binge-watching Korean dramas, and eventually tucking myself into bed alone. For the past few years, I have spent the day of l’amour by myself.

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“A broadcasting legend.” — Tony Hall “Britain has lost a huge talent — someone millions came to feel was their own special friend.” — David Cameron “Just the most warm-hearted, generous, funny, clever, life-affirming man.” — Dermot O’Leary “He was probably the greatest broadcaster since the invention of the microphone.” — Jeremy Vine “Part of the fabric of our lives.” — Simon Mayo “Nobody’s going to top that act.” — Ruby Wax Few deaths move nations like Sir Terry Wogan’s has Britain and Ireland. Few moments are more poignant than Wogan’s farewell to his Radio 2 listeners.

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Is Under Armour Copying Nike’s Playbook?

31Ene

Under Armour just announced earnings that were better than expected. This caused their stock to jump 15.49% at the closing bell on Thursday

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The world is full of awesome Prince stories, from the time he played basketball against Eddie Murphy and then served pancakes to tales of him showing up on doorsteps to preach on behalf of the Jehovah’s Witnesses .  Now, there’s another tale of just how unique The Purple One is, courtesy of Questlove, and this story involves speeding golf carts, awkward seating arrangements and shutting down his DJ gig to replace him with a cartoon fish.  Check out Questlove’s Prince story in the clip above, which was animated by Hectah  for Okayplayer .   Also on HuffPost: — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

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CBS is selling a 30-second spot during the 2016 Super Bowl for $5 million – 11% higher than NBC charged for half a minute during the 2015 Super Bowl. How is the network able to charge so much

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Ted Cruz’s wife is a managing director of Goldman Sachs and the firm loaned Cruz money for his Senate campaign. Hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer has donated millions to his super PAC

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Baby Boomers Feel the Bern

20Ene

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has attracted an enormous following of millennials – the diverse group of millennials who sat on stage behind Sanders at his town meeting in Carroll, Iowa on Tuesday showed as much. But surprisingly, the audience facing Sanders at noon Tuesday was mainly made up of older generations. Sanders is currently polling 2-1 with millennials against democratic opponent Hilary Clinton, according to an NBC poll

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The Clintons have no shame, that much you can count on. That stupefying arrogance was on full display in the most recent presidential campaign debate when Hillary Clinton countered Bernie Sanders’ charge that she was compromised by her close ties to Goldman Sachs and other rapacious Wall Street interests with the retort: “Sen.

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Pulling a wobbly tooth used to be a simple rite of passage for kids. But now it’s ultra-competitive, as children see who can do it in the most spectacular fashion. The latest video going viral sees little Addy’s dad hooking her loose fang up to a Nerf gun. She pulls the trigger and her ivory is sent soaring across the room.  It’s unclear exactly when or where the clip was filmed.

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The Tesla Way

14Ene

My husband Rod and I are electric car aficionados, for all the obvious environmental reasons.

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Louisa Whitehead-Payne, High50 ‘s dating columnist, has settled upon a new boyfriend. The ‘Delightful Dick’ is living up to his name and she enjoyed his charming company over a weekend at a swanky country hotel, despite his ex popping up in the middle of it. After a couple of Saturday nights in London, we are spending a quiet weekend at my home

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Friday proposed an overhaul of the U.S. welfare system that would eliminate what he called failing programs for the poor and send the federal dollars from them to the states to develop their own plans

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Your partner should bring out the best in you, inspire you to grow and make you laugh like nobody’s business. If that’s not happening, you’re probably with the wrong person.  Below, experts share nine signs the person you’re with might not be right for you.  1. She doesn’t see your full potential.  The right partner sees your worth and won’t make you feel anxious about where you are in life, said Washington D.C-based psychologist Alicia H.

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The 5 Best Islands in the World

29Oct

by the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler and Jenna Scherer Getty Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the best islands in the world outside the U.S., from nearby Caribbean beaches to far-flung islands in Southeast Asia. Read on for the top 5 islands across the globe. Getty 5.

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The Best Community Colleges of 2015

22Oct

As the cost of attending a four year college or university continues to grow throughout the country, community colleges have assumed an increasingly important role in our higher education system. Tuition and fees at community colleges are one third those at public four year colleges and universities, on average.

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When you buy an electric car, you’re showing fuel costs the door. But you might be letting in an unexpected guest: higher auto insurance rates . NerdWallet researched insurance premiums for gas and electric versions of the same cars and found that the electric cars had higher premiums in all cases

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LOOK! A Monster …. Or A Giant Hairball

12Oct

If you believe the legends and breathless witnesses, somewhere deep in New Jersey, there’s a devil so scary even Satan himself would be terrified. And now, there may be an image to prove its existence

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An inspirational couple has turned a shared illness into a shared vision for the future of public health.  Meg and Gerard Campion have both been diagnosed with breast cancer over the past decade, and today are relentlessly raising awareness for the disease, particularly among men, ABC News reported .

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By Nancy Gould Chuda Founder and Editor-in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Some call her Liv, others Livvy, and if you’re a close family friend and want to get her attention you say, OLIVIA . But to her fans and friends alike she is Olivia Newton-John, one of the most popular and talented singers in the world.

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It’s been a big news week for icons: The People’s Pope arrived for his historic tour of the Eastern seaboard. Yogi Berra departed the stage, leaving us hungry for more of his cheeky wisdom. And now the death of Volkswagen – German for the “People’s Car.” For Baby Boomers like me, this one hurts

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2015 Emmy Style Lounge

21Sep

It was Emmy weekend and celebrities were out partying, celebrating and picking up goodies at local Los Angeles gift lounges. While there were fewer suites than in previous years, the ones that were around packed a whole lot of goods, services and star power! EXTRA’S 1st ANNUAL WEEKEND OF I LOUNGE produced by On 3 Productions to celebrate an EXTRAordinary year of television

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Chase the Summer, Head to Jamaica Now

11Sep

Sadly, summer is coming to an end here in the states, but fortunately you can experience an endless summer in Jamaica. With weather ranging from mid-70s to the high 80s all year-round, it’s always a right time to travel to Jamaica

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5 Unexpected Finds in Napa Valley

11Sep

Napa Valley, CA (Flickr: James Daisa) Napa Valley is known for world-class wineries and celebrity chef restaurants, but lately parents are finding that a family vacation in Napa is good for the milk-drinking crowd too. The kid-friendly attractions in Napa are tucked into rolling hills and the downtown area allowing families to see the sights pedaling or on foot. Check out our five unexpected finds in Napa Valley for your next Northern California family vacation.

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Many associate the end of summer with the return to the grind — but it doesn’t have to be so! As professional vacationers (hey, it actually can be a lot of work — and someone’s got to do it), we here at Oyster.com would beg to differ. The fall season can actually be a prime time for a getaway; even in popular autumnal locales, rates across the board generally aren’t at their very highest, and airline prices certainly aren’t soaring like they are around the holiday season

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When you’re 6 & a 1/2, almost 7 years-old, you view the movie-making process differently than — say — your typical SAG-AFTRA member. Take — for example — Asher Blinkoff.

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The photobombing squirrel that started it all. Photo: Melissa Brandts. All photos used with permission of Banff Lake Louise Tourism.

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Thank God Labor Day has come and gone.

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Cherry Clafoutis (with Roasted Grapes) I love summer fruit and have been busy making cobblers with peaches and nectarines these past few weeks. I steer away from pies this time of year, since they require too much pressing and pinching. I like making desserts that at least seem and sound easy.

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“More than ever conservation needs new ideas, risky ventures to find out what will work and what won’t; biodiversity doesn’t benefit from us calling each other stupid as a substitute for rational discourse.” (Harry Greene, 2015, Pleistocene rewilding and the future of biodiversity, in Ben Minteer and Stephen Pyne (editors), After Preservation: Saving American Nature in the Age of Humans ) The broad and interdisciplinary field of conservation biology has received a good deal of attention in the past two weeks that has stimulated researchers and others to weigh in on what sorts of human-animal interactions are permissible as we try to save nonhuman animals (animals) and their homes.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As Hillary Rodham Clinton walked among the booths of funnel cakes and corn dogs at the Iowa State Fair, trailed by a massive pack of media and onlookers, Donald Trump’s helicopter  circled the fairgrounds in the air above. That’s as close as Clinton and Trump’s massive entourages came at the state fair, a rite of passage for any presidential candidate

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We’re going to begin today with a wrapup of the week that was in the presidential campaigns, and as befitting his status as the Republican frontrunner, we’re going to start with Donald Trump (if you’re sick of hearing about Trump, just skip down eight or ten paragraphs and continue reading). Trump is helicoptering in to the Iowa State Fair today, so perhaps he’ll have said something even more outrageous by the time you read this. Hey, it’s a pretty safe bet, at this point.

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Staving Off Alzheimer’s

12Ago

Alzheimer’s – already afflicting well over five million Americans — is expected to claim more than 16 million of us by 2050 if a cure isn’t found. Today it is at the top of the Bad News list of potential diagnoses for almost anyone over 50

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Obama Golfs With Larry David

08Ago

President Barack Obama chose a pretty, pretty good golf companion for his first golf outing on Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday: “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David.

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Face to face networking has been making a huge comeback in recent years despite (or perhaps in reaction to) the preponderance of social media and other digital networking opportunities.

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Donald Trump is staking his run for U.S. president in part on a vow to protect American jobs

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Awesome Swim-Up Pool Bars

17Jul

When the weather gets warm, nothing beats the pleasure of a cold drink and a refreshing pool — preferably at the same time.

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Raiders Legend Ken Stabler Dead At 69

10Jul

Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl victory and was the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 1974, has died as a result of complications from colon cancer. He was 69. His family announced his death on Stabler’s Facebook page on Thursday.

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Will Amazon Be the Next to Dump Donald Trump?

07Jul

As America Ferrera said in her brilliant open letter to Donald Trump, “Thank you for reminding us that there remains an antiquated and endangered species of bigots in this country that we must continue to combat.” In the last couple of weeks, we have seen Latinos and their allies come together to take down Trump’s empire piece by piece.

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An unusually buff kangaroo has made a suburb of Brisbane, Australia, his new home, and he’s reportedly been intimidating and astounding his human neighbors with his massive muscles. Seven News Brisbane says the muscly marsupial has been spotted hanging out at the golf course in North Lakes, Queensland, among other areas

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UFO Spotted At PGA Tournament

19May

Did a UFO share the field of view of a flying golf ball during a PGA tournament in Florida? Upon first examination, this is some approach shot. It was during the Players Championship part of the PGA tour, held in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida on May 9.

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Ahead of the Masters Tournament, former NBA coach-turned-analyst Jeff Van Gundy took some time on Wednesday to remind everyone that up until very, very recently , Augusta National Golf Club wasn’t too welcoming to people who weren’t white or weren’t men.

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Ann Liguori , sports radio and TV personality, talk show host, journalist, reporter, author, business owner and philanthropist, continues to shine as a leader and visionary in the world of sports media.

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Madison, Wisconsin just claimed the top spot on Milken Institute’s Best Cities For Successful Aging list for large metros . Yes, Madison, with its annual average snowfall of more than 50 inches. While that probably sounds pretty inviting to most Bostonians right now as they shovel out from under more than six feet of the white stuff they’ve gotten in recent weeks, whatever happened to the Sunbelt as the top retirement destination

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Over the past ten days there has been an avalanche of deaths of major sports figures. The obituary writers have been kept busy and tributes have been coming from all directions in sportsworld. The death of Dean Smith attracted the attention of sports writers and social commentators across the country

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Charlie Sifford, who only wanted a chance to play and broke the color barrier in golf as the first PGA Tour member, died Tuesday night, the PGA of America said. Sifford, who recently had suffered a stroke, was 92. Details of his death and funeral arrangements were not immediately available

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Golfers and non-golfers alike can appreciate the satisfying beauty of Rory McIlroy’s perfectly placed hole-in-one .

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HONOLULU (AP) — Golf Channel is reporting that Robert Allenby of Australia was robbed, beaten and dumped in a park after missing the cut in the Sony Open. The network showed a photo Allenby took of his face bloodied and swollen.

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An Ohio man has been indicted for allegedly threatening to kill House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), WCPO and the Associated Press report. The man, Michael Robert Hoyt, served Boehner drinks at the Wetherington Golf & Country Club in West Chester, Ohio for more than five years, but was fired in October, according to WCPO . More..

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Move over, Tiger Woods. On Wednesday, 103-year-old golfer Gus Andreone hit a hole-in-one at the Lakes Course at Palm Aire in Sarasota, Florida.

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Nobody likes a neighbor who doesn’t pick up after their dog. Case in point: two Maui residents were so upset at finding dog poop in their yard on Sunday that they allegedly menaced a neighbor with golf clubs. More..

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Voltereta mortal del Tiburón

09Ago

Redacción | MEDIOTIEMPO Estadio Luis ‘Pirata’ Fuente, Veracruz, México, viernes 8 de Agosto del 2014 La Pandilla ganaba con gol de Dorlan, pero Veracruz reaccionó Los jarochos rompieron la malaria ofensiva en el torneo Humberto Suazo salió lesionado dejando al Monterrey con 10 El Tiburón Rojo al fin mordió en el torneo.

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