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June 2, 2012

Target Sells T-Shirts To Help Pro-Gay Marriage Group

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Two years after Target Corp. angered gay marriage supporters with a political donation that benefited a fiery gay marriage opponent seeking the governor’s office, the retailer is now upsetting same-sex marriage opponents by selling T-shirts to raise money for a group working to defeat a gay marriage ban in Minnesota. The Minneapolis-based retailer is taking heat in its home state, where voters will decide this November whether to put a…

Black Baseball Greats Will Now Appear On Forever Stamps

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After the U.S. Postal Service made a recent announcementthat it would honor Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams collectively on a single sheet of 20 Forever Stamps, there was overwhelming demand from baseball fans for sheets of 20 stamps honoring each player individually. Starting on July 21, you’ll be able to buy a set honoring just your favorite iconic athlete. “We’ve heard from Indians, Pirates, Red Sox and…

Another Cop Gets Off For Shooting Teen To Death

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A Fulton County grand jury declined to indict a Union City police officer involved in the shooting death of a teenager. The grand jury listened to evidence for more than 14 hours on Wednesday in the death of 19-year-old Ariston Waiters. The family of Waiters says the teen was unarmed when he was shot by Union City Police Officer Luther Lewis on December 14, 2011. Police had been called to…

Mom Kills Daughter And Injures 4 Others As She Accidentally Runs Them Over In Her SUV

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A Maryland woman killed her daughter and sent four other children to the hospital with serious injuries after she accidentally ran over them in her SUV. Marianable Cruz-Lopez, 33, stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake as she attempted to back a Ford Expedition into a garage in Lewisdale, Maryland on Thursday, according to police in Prince George’s County. Instead of stopping, the SUV shot backward, killing Cruz-Lopez’s…

Scientists Create Marijuana That Doesn’t Get You High

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Scientists have taken the high out of marijuana, creating a strain that doesn’t leave you stoned and even stops the food-craving “munchies.” The new cannabis could benefit medical patients without the side effects of feeling stoned, AFP reported, citing an article from Israeli newspaper Maariv Daily. A team at Tikkun Olam, a company in Israel, worked to boost the levels of cannabidiol — the part of the plant used to…

Comic Book Lovers: The Green Lantern Returns As Married Gay Man Active In U.S. Military

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The Green Lantern isn’t the gay pioneer everyone thinks he is — at least according to the people over at Archie Comics, who claim THEY created the first ever gay comic book character. The gay doodle is Kevin Keller (right) — an active U.S. military officer who married his partner in the January 2012 issue of Archie Comics. DC Comics followed suit Friday — announcing The Green Lantern would be be rebooted as a gay character….

Michael Jackson’s Beautiful House Finally Gets an Offer to Buy

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Michael Jackson’s most precious piece of real estate has been put on the auction block.  Jackson’s Holmby Hills estate was the place where the singer lived out his final days.  The asking price is $23.9 million, and the monthly payment on the home was $100,000.  A buyer has reportedly offered just $17 million for the house. The Jackson estate has been trying to sell the house for three years.  The…

Will Smith: International Appeal is the Key to Acting Success

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Will Smith, who recently starred in “Men in Black 3,” says that international appeal is the key to success in acting.   He also says that he is an even greater natural behind the camera than he is in front of it. Men in Black 3” marks the first acting gig for Will Smith in four years, but the Hollywood heavyweight didn’t spend the entire hiatus away from the business….