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‘Wow’: IRS boss refuses to apologize; US reps, Katie Pavlich give him hell

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‘Wow': IRS boss refuses to apologize; US reps, Katie Pavlich give him hell

http://twitter.com/#!/jamiedupree/status/479974648806125568 Just don’t expect an apology from IRS commissioner John Koskinen. http://twitter.com/#!/KatiePavlich/status/479978919848718336 Never mind his March testimony that agency emails — like the ones “lost” to Lois Lerner’s “hard drive crash” — are “stored in servers.” http://twitter.com/#!/KatiePavlich/status/479979084659707905 Note the wording here: http://twitter.com/#!/pbolyard/status/479982425712627712 “Since the start of this investigation.” Katie Pavlich reports on today’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing, including Koskinen’s increasingly ridiculous testimony and […]

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Amy Poehler makes out with Bono; Daphne Zuniga smack-talks [Vine, pics]

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Amy Poehler makes out with Bono; Daphne Zuniga smack-talks [Vine, pics]

http://twitter.com/#!/Barret_Swatek/status/422563236144484352 Oh. My. http://twitter.com/#!/eonline/status/422578803659915264 There may have been an oh-so-awkward moment between Bono and Diddy at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, but Amy Poehler totally scored. http://twitter.com/#!/JarettSays/status/422563560904855553 http://twitter.com/#!/CNN/status/422579176894656512 Green with envy yet, ladies? Poehler also got a back rub from Bono. http://twitter.com/#!/lizadonnelly/status/422564046630440960 http://twitter.com/#!/alexblagg/status/422563635412488193 Heh. Does Bono make this a swoony habit? Actress Daphne Zuniga […]

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J.K. Rowling and Sony announce ‘Book of Spells’ for PS3

http://twitter.com/#!/AlicePN4/status/209839853209260032 The “Harry Potter” series is over, in both book and movie format, but the phenomenon is long from over. At the E3 convention today, Sony Corp. announced a new project, in association with J.K. Rowling; a video game that will turn the Playstation Move controller into a magic wand. Titled “Wonderbook: Book of Spells,” […]

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‘Keep calm and look at this dog’: Facebook users survive brief outage

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‘Keep calm and look at this dog': Facebook users survive brief outage

http://twitter.com/#!/momsreview4you/status/507252961958199296 Facebook going down earlier prompted a wave of people to head to a functional Twitter and attempt to calm the nerves of anybody who might have been in panic mode: http://twitter.com/#!/Londonandreams/status/507257712380739584 http://twitter.com/#!/DJ__nufc/status/507259908417683456 http://twitter.com/#!/FriendsReactss/status/507255555040493568 http://twitter.com/#!/NolteNC/status/507256293099569152 http://twitter.com/#!/jrsalzman/status/507254389732802561 http://twitter.com/#!/AlexJamesFitz/status/507252290605285376 http://twitter.com/#!/Guyism/status/507252191422599168 However, all is well now: http://twitter.com/#!/stephenkruiser/status/507258515589980163 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/03/keep-calm-and-look-at-this-dog-in-a-bow-tie-facebook-users-survive-brief-outage/

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These Photos Of The Arctic Circle Are Amazing, But They Could Spell Big Trouble

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These Photos Of The Arctic Circle Are Amazing, But They Could Spell Big Trouble

If you live near the Arctic Circle, winter can be a dark, dull time of year (especially compared to the rest of the Northern Hemisphere). During the winter, the sun drops below the horizon, casting a dark shadow over the people there for weeks on end. It may seem dreary to some, but during that […]

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Bret Baier’s 6-year-old son ‘recovering super fast’ from open-heart surgery [pics]

Bret Baier’s 6-year-old son ‘recovering super fast’ from open-heart surgery [pics]

http://twitter.com/#!/BretBaier/status/381022042587664384 Fox News anchor Bret Baier tweeted fantastic news about his son: 6-year-old Paul is on the mend from his third open-heart surgery and may be released from the ICU today. http://twitter.com/#!/BretBaier/status/380873841087897600 http://twitter.com/#!/BretBaier/status/381020511738023937 http://twitter.com/#!/BretBaier/status/381022898389266432 http://twitter.com/#!/BretBaier/status/381026745115508736 Prayers, support and, of course, “COWABUNGAs” continue to pour in: http://twitter.com/#!/fatherjonathan/status/381022465709051904 http://twitter.com/#!/JaredHalpern/status/381023901029257216 http://twitter.com/#!/mkhammer/status/381025110742020096 http://twitter.com/#!/HeyTammyBruce/status/380925940169056257 http://twitter.com/#!/vbspurs/status/381024824141053952 More good news: Baier is hopeful […]

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Here’s The Perfect House For Anyone Insane Enough To Stay In It. But You’ll Probably Get Arrested.

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Here's The Perfect House For Anyone Insane Enough To Stay In It. But You'll Probably Get Arrested.

School tours at the University of California San Diego just got a little more interesting. On the corner of the Jacobs Hall engineering building, there is a new, jaw-dropping addition. It looks as if a rogue twister from Kansas spat out this house, complete with Dorothy and Toto, and put it on top of the […]

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Four militants killed, one apprehended in Kupwara

Four militants killed, one apprehended in Kupwara

“Four terrorists have been killed while one has been apprehended alive during an operation in Naugam sector,” the official said. He said all the militants were foreign nationals.“We have got one of th Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/four-militants-killed-one-apprehended-in-kupwara/article8901007.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Royal Birthday: Prince William turns 30, receives snarky best wishes

Royal Birthday: Prince William turns 30, receives snarky best wishes

http://twitter.com/#!/MariaFowler/status/215771345487790080 Happy birthday, Prince William! The prince turns 30 years old today and is reportedly celebrating it privately with his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The Duke of Cambridge has another reason to celebrate this year; he inherited millions left to him by his late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. Duke of Cambridge inherits […]

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Remembering the 70th anniversary of Operation Market Garden [photos]

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Remembering the 70th anniversary of Operation Market Garden [photos]

http://twitter.com/#!/InspGadgetBlogs/status/512631786506289152 This week marks the 70-year anniversary of World War II’s Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Arnhem. The operation, led by the United Kingdom’s Field Marshall Bernard Law Montgomery, was an audacious attempt to use airborne troops to invade Germany through the Netherlands, with the hope that a victory here would bring the war […]

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Product firms to drive IT growth story: Arun Jain

Product firms to drive IT growth story: Arun Jain

Product firms will form the fulcrum of a fresh momentum in India’s growth story in the IT (information technology) space which has been dominated so far by the services companies, according to Arun J Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/product-firms-to-drive-it-growth-story-arun-jain/article8876819.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Kanye West’s skirt steals the 12-12-12 concert buzz, spawns Twitter account

Kanye West’s skirt steals the 12-12-12 concert buzz, spawns Twitter account

http://twitter.com/#!/tjburg13/status/279197016226140160 Because nothing says “relief for Sandy victims” like a pleated leather skirt paired with a hoodie, here’s what Kanye West wore to the 12-12-12 benefit concert: Imma let you finish, but the Twitterverse is pretty sure where Kanye got that skirt. KANYE IS WEARING A LEATHER SKIRT Kim K. must have picked that out…thats […]

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What This Photographer Did Is Stupidly Dangerous, But The Results Are Amazing.

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What This Photographer Did Is Stupidly Dangerous, But The Results Are Amazing.

Iceland based photographer Iurie Belegurschi has just done something amazing. Right now, there is an eruption in progress at the Bárðarbunga volcano in the Holuhraun lava field in Iceland. Instead of staying away from the eruption (very far away), Belegurschi chartered a helicopter and to get up close and personal with the volcano. By which of course I mean, snap some […]

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Tom Brady proves why he’s the best leader in the NFL

http://twitter.com/#!/ShawnnaDior/status/182869164627730434 Ever wonder what sets New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady apart from everyone else in the NFL? While most players and teams are fighting for money, Brady just wants to win. Even if that means giving up money. From Boston Globe: Tom Brady agreed to a restructuring of his contract with the Patriots within […]

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