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From the AFP: WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama, in remarks aired late Sunday, awarded himself a B plus for his first 11 months in office, stressing in an interview with talk show queen Oprah Winfrey that there was still much to be done. “A good solid B plus,” Obama said during an hour-long, intimate […]

From WISN.com Lamya Cammon is angry, confused, and scared by the incident last week in which the apparently frustrated teacher cut one of her braids off after she wouldn’t stop playing with them in class. Cammon, 7, sports a few dozen braids, but one is conspicuously absent. “She told me to stop playing with it. […]

LAS VEGAS — The owner of a brothel more than two hours’ drive from Las Vegas said she hopes to hire Nevada’s first legal male prostitutes within a month, now that state health officials have approved a method to test men for infectious diseases. The world is ready for women, or even other men, to […]

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital got in the holiday spirit Sunday night when music legends Neil Diamond and Mary J. Blige performed for President Barack Obama at the annual “Christmas in Washington” concert. RELATED: Oprah To Visit White House For Christmas TV Special The festivities, hosted by comedian George Lopez, took place at the National […]

VIA CNN: (CNN) — A major sponsor for Tiger Woods announced Sunday that it is dropping the golf star in light of recent controversy swirling around his personal life. Accenture, a management consulting firm, said on its Web site that “given the circumstances of the last two weeks … the company has determined that he […]

NEW YORK – Mark Ingram dabbed his eyes, took a deep breath and tried to steady himself. All set, he accepted the Heisman that completes Alabama’s trophy case. The tough-running tailback turned tearful after winning the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night in the closest vote in the award’s 75-year history. Next, he’ll try to lead […]

HOUSTON – Houston became the largest U.S. city to elect an openly gay mayor, with voters handing a solid victory to City Controller Annise Parker after a hotly contested runoff. Parker defeated former city attorney Gene Locke with 53.6 percent of the vote Saturday in a race that had a turnout of only 16.5 percent. “This election […]

Tiger Woods said Friday he is taking an indefinite leave from golf to try to save his marriage, the biggest fallout yet from two shocking weeks filled with allegations of rampant extramarital affairs. “I need to focus my attention on being a better husband, father, and person,” Woods said on his Web site. RELATED: OPINION: […]

VIA RADAR ONLINE: Tiger Woods wife Elin has moved out of their house, RadarOnline.com is reporting exclusively. The explosive development follows numerous women coming forward with claims of affairs with the golfing great. Elin Nordegren had enough and moved out of the $2.6 million Windermere home,neighbors and other sources close to Tiger, told RadarOnline.com exclusively. […]

VIA THE EXAMINER: Is reality TV fame and crashing a White House party worth possible criminal charges? That’s the question Tareq and Michaele Salahi will have to answer as the couple successfully attended President Obama’s first White House state dinner last month (November 24) – without an invitation. According to the US Secret Service, the […]