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  • Gamer dies while attempting 24-hour livestream for charity

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who died at home while playing a 24-hour video game marathon was part of an online livestreaming community where members sometimes go to extremes to build their audiences, experts say.

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  • GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it.

    Associated Press
  • A Mysterious Blob Has Washed Up On A Beach In The Philippines

    A giant, hairy blob has washed up on a beach in the Philippines, baffling local residents. The mysterious beast beached after a deadly earthquake struck the region on Sunday, causing a number of strange creatures to come ashore. Some suggested it looked like a huge Shitzu, or even an Appa, a fiction character from the animated TV show Avatar: The Last Airbender.

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  • Mysterious sea creature that washed ashore in Philippines is identified; video

    The remains of a hairy, white sea creature that washed ashore Wednesday afternoon on a beach on Dinagat Island in the Philippines created a buzz among the locals of Barangay Poblacion and on social media. Most speculated it was a sea cow. Some said it resembled an Old English sheepdog. The creepy beast measured 20 feet long and, as it sat on the shoreline, became the subject of many selfies, photographs and videos. Sky News reported that the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources at first believed it could be the remains of a sea cow. But after testing samples it was determined to be the carcass of a whale in an advanced stage of decomposition, according to the Sun Star. The type of whale

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  • Honey Boo Boo Reveals How Mama June Hid Shocking Weight Loss from the Public: ‘She Went Overboard’

    Honey Boo Boo is spilling all of the details surrounding her mother’s body transformation. Stopping by PEOPLE Now, Mama June Shannon‘s daughters Alana Thompson (AKA “Honey Boo Boo”) and Lauryn (“Pumpkin”), opened up about watching their former pageant mom go from 460 lbs. to a size 4. Since losing weight and filming for WE tv’s new docu-dramedy Mama June: From Not to Hot, Shannon, 37, has remained hidden from the public eye as to not reveal her drastic new transformation before the show’s premiere — and it hasn’t been easy.

    People
  • Fox News' Shep Smith attempts to explain 'Fake News' to Donald Trump

    "CNN's reporting was not fake news," Fox News host Shep Smith said on air on Friday. In lieu of a daily press conference, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer held a closed-door gaggle with reporters, hand-selecting which media organizations had the privilege of attending. CNN, the New York Times , BuzzFeed , the Los Angeles Times and Politico were denied access, prompting a flurry of confusion and outrage.  While reporters from the Associated Press and Time reportedly boycotted the meeting, the media outlets banned found an unexpected but increasingly vocal ally: Fox News' Shep Smith.  SEE ALSO: Trump White House blocks CNN, New York Times, BuzzFeed, Politico from press briefing Smith defended the media organizations that the White House barred from the briefing on TV on Friday afternoon, and noted that President Donald J. Trump has referred to some the organizations as "fake news" in the past. When Smith noted that Spicer hand-picked the media allowed in the gaggle, Smith said, "that is highly unusual." Later in the segment, Smith attempted to educate Trump and his audience on what "fake news" really actually is. Sorry, but it's not news that you don't like. "For the record," Smith said in the broadcast, "fake news refers to stories that are created often by entities pretending to be news organizations solely to draw clicks and views and are based on nothing of substance. In short, fake news is made-up nonsense delivered for financial gain. CNN's reporting was not fake news." This isn't the first time Smith has gone on air to defend CNN. He defended CNN reporter Jim Acosta after Trump called CNN fake news during a press conference and again when Trump insulted the media at another press conference when he ignored questions involving Russia.   BONUS: Trump claims drugs are cheaper than candy, Americans collectively facepalm

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  • JaVale McGee-Shaquille O'Neal beef is so bad the Warriors reached out to TNT

    Golden State is trying to mediate the situation, according to report. The Golden State Warriors have reached out to TNT and Turner Sports after JaVale McGee and Shaquille O’Neal had a Twitter exchange about the network’s coverage of the Warriors player, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Haynes.

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  • 'Country Over Party': Dershowitz to Leave Dems If Ellison Elected DNC Chair

    Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, a high-profile Democrat for decades, said in an op-ed published Friday that he will leave the party if Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is elected chairman this weekend. "My loyalty to my country and my principles and my heritage exceeds any loyalty to my party," Dershowitz, who supported Hillary Clinton in 2016, wrote in "The Hill" newspaper. Dershowitz recounted Ellison's history of controversial statements and actions many deemed anti-Semitic, including the congressman's history with Louis Farrakhan's "Nation of Islam" movement. "A prominent lawyer ... told me that while he was a law student, Ellison approached her and said he could not respect her because she was a Jew and because she was a woman who should not be at a law school," Dershowitz claims in the column.

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  • Drunk driver’s mom jailed for laughing at victim’s family

    A Detroit judge threw the mother of a drunk driver out of her courtroom and into the slammer for laughing during a victim’s statement about the man her daughter killed while driving drunk last June. Amanda Kosal, 25, was waiting to be sentenced Thursday for the crime that killed Jerome Zirker, a father of five, when her mother, Donna, and her boyfriend laughed and smiled during a victim statement from Zirker’s sister, according to WDIV Local 4 in Detroit. “It’s time for him to go … Whoever can sit here at a tragic moment like this and laugh and smile when somebody has lost a family member, I mean the entire time that Mr. Zirker’s sister was speaking, that clown, and that’s what I am going to call him, a clown, was sitting there smiling and laughing,” the enraged judge spat at the unruly audience member.

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  • Amber Tamblyn announces utterly ridiculous baby name - and people aren't quite sure what to think

    The US actress Amber Tamblyn and her husband, comedian and actor David Cross, have welcomed a new baby daughter – and, as per modern tradition, have taken to social media to announce the name of the new arrival. "David and I are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Dauphinoise Petunia Brittany Scheherazade Von Funkinstein Mustard Witch RBG Cross Tamblyn-Bey jr.," wrote 127 Hours and Two and a Half Men star Tamblyn in a post on Tuesday, as she shared a video of her daughter's foot via Instagram.

    The Telegraph
  • 22 Times Justin Bieber's Clothes Made No Sense (23 photos)

    If anyone can make these looks work, it's Bieber. From Cosmopolitan

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  • Key congressman: It's 'a good thing' if more Americans lose coverage

    Rep. Mike Burgess (R-Texas) chairs the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee related to health care, which makes his perspective on the issue rather important. If Republicans ever present their alternative to the Affordable Care Act, for example, Burgess’ panel would be among the first to tackle the policy. Maddow: Is the Trump administration stupid or nefarious? It was therefore rather striking yesterday when the far-right congressman appeared at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and shared an unusual insight. BuzzFeed reported: Burgess was asked about concerns that repealing Obamacare will lead to a drop in the number of people with health insurance. He responded that it

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  • Amal Clooney debuts her baby bump on the red carpet, is perfection as usual

    She’s a busy human rights attorney who kicks ass on the daily, but Amal Clooney took some time out of her busy…

    Hello Giggles
  • EXCLUSIVE: Inside Mama June's Diet and Exercise Plan That Led to Her Stunning Weight Loss

    Mama June's life has definitely changed since losing the weight.

    Entertainment Tonight
  • Nintendo to release newest game console on Tuesday

    On Tuesday, Nintendo will release its latest game console that looks nothing like you've ever seen before.

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  • Witnesses: Bar gunman shouted 'get out of my country'

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help.

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  • Falcons are still finding ways to help Patriots even after the Super Bowl

    The Atlanta Falcons did the New England Patriots a solid by blowing a 28-3 lead in Super Bowl LI, and they’re still doing them favors weeks later. Falcons are too kind to Pats. When the Patriots traded Jamie Collins to the Browns, it was for a conditional 2018 fourth-round pick.

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  • Wiz Khalifa Addresses the Death of His Sister: ‘My Family Will Get Through This’

    Wiz Khalifa is mourning the death of his sister, Dorien “Lala” Thomaz, who died on Monday. Lala, who was transgender, was 32. Khalifa’s mother, Peachie Wimbush, posted her daughter’s obituary on her Instagram page, including a quote from the film Steel Magnolias.

    People
  • The Warriors aren't happy with Shaquille O'Neal's coverage of JaVale McGee, and Shaq doesn't seem to care

    JaVale McGee and Shaquille O’Neal are still going at it. After the feud between Hall of Fame center turned “Inside the NBA” commentator Shaquille O’Neal and third-string Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee achieved “threats of violence on Twitter” status on Thursday night, our Dan Devine expressed hope this strange obsession would end there. Both the Warriors and O’Neal didn’t hesitate to escalate the matter to another level Friday.

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  • Boy in Starvation Case Pictured as Doctor Reveals 9-Year-Old's Alleged Nightmare of Neglect

    Cameron Hoopingarner died at 9 years old, weighing less than 15 pounds.

    Inside Edition