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  • Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves

    Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously thought to be dormant, Reuters reports. The recent earthquake swarm, beginning on March 24 and climaxed by a 4.9 magnitude tremor on Saturday, has produced no reports of injuries or severe damage but has rattled nerves in a region where Idaho's most powerful known quake, measured at 6.9, killed two children in 1983.

  • VIDEO: 3-year-old gets stuck inside claw crane vending machine

    Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    A child is safe after climbing into and getting stuck inside a claw crane machine at a bowling alley Monday night, reports KETV. Lincoln police said it started with a mom frantically searching for her 3-year-old boy at her apartment around 5:30 p.m. She called police immediately. Across the street, patrons at a nearby bowling alley made the startling discovery -- a little boy sitting with stuffed animals inside the machine.

  • KOCO: Neighbors post 'no hooking zone' sign near 40th and S Robinson

    Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    A billboard has declared the area near 40th Street and Robinson Avenue a “no-hooking zone,” reports KOCO. Last week, the billboard appeared that reads “This is a no hooking zone.” Brian Bates of JohnTV said he started getting ...

  • Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Kansas City concert

    Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Miley Cyrus was forced to cancel her show Tuesday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City after being hospitalized for an allergic reaction to some medication, reports Entertainment Weekly. Cyrus took to Twitter to apologize to fans and show a picture of her recovering in her hospital bed.

  • Oklahoma basketball: Guard Je'lon Hornbeak to transfer

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    OU men's basketball coach Lon Kruger announced Tuesday that sophomore guard Je'lon Hornbeak has decided to transfer. Hornbeak, an Arlington, Texas, native, played in 61 games in two seasons as a Sooner, averaging 5.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. The 6-foot-4 Hornbeak said he will go through the recruiting process again.

  • Man re-arrested in Pakistan for cannibalism

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Two brothers previously jailed for cannibalism and then released, have been arrested again after police discovered a child's severed head at their home in a remote village in northwest Pakistan. Mohammed Arif Ali was arrested early Monday after neighbors alerted police to a "foul smell" coming from his house in the village of Kahawar Khan in the Bhakkar district of Punjab, district police chief Ameer Abdullah Khan told CNN Tuesday.

  • Report: Joe Buck, Greg Norman to lead Fox Sports' golf coverage in 2015

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Joe Buck and Greg Norman will be Fox Sports' top on-air voices when the network debuts its golf coverage next year, according to several sources. The two will be set up in the 18th green tower at the 2015 U.S. Open, when the event will be held at Chambers Bay outside Seattle. Neither has announced golf on television before. Fox picked up the rights to the U.S. Open from NBC in 2013 as part of a 12-year deal worth more than $1 billion.

  • Opinion: What if the government guaranteed you an income?

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    First, the bad news: Even if the economy improves, middle-class career paths will continue to disappear as globalization and technological innovation render more jobs obsolete. Now, the good news: The fear, stress and humiliation caused by unemployment (and underemployment) can be alleviated with a simple solution. And now, the even-better news: This simple solution is starting to find backers on both sides of the political spectrum.

  • 'Is it constitutional, the Civil Rights Act?'

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) isn't sure the landmark civil rights law is constitutionally permissible. The Supreme Court is far more certain.

  • 13 tax deductions you never knew existed | WashingtonExaminer.com

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    It's tax day! And if you waited until today to file, these weird deductions might be helpful. Or you might not want to deal with them and just get your taxes done as fast as possible. Whatever floats your boat.

  • Ron Paul group to defy IRS | WashingtonExaminer.com

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Ron Paul's nonprofit Campaign for Liberty will fight the Internal Revenue Service's demand that it reveal its donor list to the agency, despite having already been fined for refusing to do so.

  • VIDEO: John Daly tees off from a woman's mouth

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Last week, John Daly stopped by the Masters golf tournament with his bus full of merchandise. Apparently, he played some golf, too. This shot from Katherine Michelle shows Daly hitting a golf ball off a tee placed in her mouth. Risky maneuver, but Daly's a pro. Don't try this at home! #MastersWeek #TeeitHigh #GripitandRipIt @kath_michelle @JDsACE http://t.co/XqTx5CyDv6 — John Daly (@PGA_JohnDaly) April 11, 2014

  • Paul Walker's Brothers To Take On His Role In 'Fast & Furious 7'

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Universal Pictures announced on Tuesday on Facebook that Paul Walker’s brothers Caleb and Cody will be “helping … complete some remaining action for their [late] brother” on "Fast and Furious 7," according to BuzzFeed. The statement noted that Paul Walker “had already shot his dramatic scenes and most of his action” for the film, which suspended production in December after Walker’s death from a high-speed crash on Nov. 30. A New York Daily News report claimed the production would also be using CGI to replace Walker’s performance, which may be possible using Walker’s brothers as body doubles.

  • John Farrell fined for negative remarks about replay

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    After saying it's hard to have faith in the new replay system, Red Sox manager John Farrell has been fined by Major League Baseball. The former Oklahoma State player and assistant coach was docked an undisclosed amount of money by the league after he said it was "hard to have any faith in the system," when talking about the new replay system implemented into baseball this season. The league is setting an NBA-esque precedent with Farrell, who is believed to be the first MLB coach to be fined for criticizing the new replay system.

  • Cuonzo Martin leaves Tennessee for Cal

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    The California Golden Bears have hired Tennessee Volunteers coach Cuonzo Martin to replace Mike Montgomery. Martin was under fire at Tennessee at times this past season before leading the Vols to the Sweet 16. Martin's ace player along the way was Edmond native Josh Richardson, who averaged 19.3 points per game in the NCAA Tournament.

  • 9 Countries That Hate America Most

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    From 24/7 Wall St.: International approval of U.S. leadership improved last year, rising from of 41% in 2012 to 46% in 2013. This ended a downward trend in U.S. approval ratings, which had consistently declined since 2009. While people around the world tended to have positive opinions of U.S. leadership, residents of some countries had a negative impression of the United States. In five nations, more than two-thirds of those surveyed disapproved of the current administration, according to the latest U.S.-Global Leadership Project, a partnership between Meridian International Center and Gallup.

  • Louisiana state house advances bill designating the Bible as the state book.

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Louisiana’s state flower is the magnolia. The state’s symbolic drink of choice is milk. What Louisiana is missing, however, is a state book. State lawmakers came up with a solution to that problem last week however, introducing a bill that declares the Bible as Louisiana’s book of choice. The idea...

  • 6 Ways Friendships Grow More Complicated As You Get Older

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Straight through college, you likely relied largely on one pool from which to fish for your closest friends: School. Everyone was about the same age and more or less at the same life stage: Unmarried, maybe uncoupled, and few if any kids. You easily found people who liked what you liked, saw the world through a similar prism, and shared your interests. Then you hit the brick wall known as graduation and your circle of friends scattered to the four corners. We're not going to lie. Friendship often gets trickier as you get older. Here are six things you should know.

  • Warriors C Andrew Bogut has broken rib, uncertain for return

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    The playoffs have not even begun and the Golden State Warriors are already dealing with a big blow to their postseason chances. The Warriors could be without center Andrew Bogut as an X-ray revealed that he has a fractured right rib. The injury could keep him out of the start of the playoffs and possibly all of the postseason.

  • Bill O'Reilly Goes After Colbert AGAIN

    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Bill O'Reilly is still not done going after Stephen Colbert. The Fox News host took another stab at Colbert Monday night, this time in response to the news that Colbert will replace David Letterman as the host of the "Late Show." Why is Bill O'Reilly obsessed with Colbert, anyway? Thoughts?