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Musician says US customs agents destroyed 11 bamboo flutes

NEW YORK, Jan. 2 (Entertainment Magazine) — A musician says U.S. customs agents destroyed 11 of his flutes but a customs official says agents destroyed only “fresh green bamboo canes.” Boujemaa Razgui, a flautist based in New York, told ArtsJournal.com…

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Hospitalized In Texas For Early Signs Of Pneumonia

Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized for early signs of pneumonia. Bush, 88, whose husband George H.W. Bush served as president from 1989 to 1993, was admitted to a Texas hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 31. “Former first lady…

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‘Selfie’ and ‘Twerking’ top list of most annoying words of 2013

A Michigan university has issued its annual list of annoying words, and those flexible enough to take selfies of themselves twerking should take note. In addition to “selfie” and “twerking,” there was a strong sense among those who nominated words…

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Seventy people injured following piranha attack in Argentina

A man being treated after he was bit by a type of piranha in Argentina. An attack by a school of carnivorous fish has injured 70 people bathing in an Argentine river, including seven children who lost parts of their…

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Eliot Spitzer and Wife to End 26-Year Marriage

DIsgraced former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned from office in 2008 after it was revealed he was involved with prostitutes, announced in a joint statement with his wife late Tuesday that their 26-year marriage is over. “We regret…

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Claire Davis, Teen Wounded in Colorado School Shooting, Has Died

Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson holds a picture of Claire Davis. A suburban Denver high school student who was shot in the head by a classmate died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials said in a statement. Claire Davis, 17, was in…

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Apollo Theatre ceiling collapses in London

A rescue operation was under way Thursday after part of the ceiling in the Apollo Theatre in central London collapsed during a performance, injuring more than 40 people, five of them seriously, officials said. “It was like slow motion,” said…

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Lostprophets’ Singer Ian Watkins Sentenced to 29 Years

The former lead singer of the rock band Lostprophets was sentenced Wednesday to 29 years in jail, with a British judge saying that Ian Watkins had “plumbed new depths of depravity” in committing a string of sexual offenses against very…

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Walter White (Not From ‘Breaking Bad’) Deals Meth, Sentenced to 12 Years

“Breaking Bad” lives on … sort of.A Montana man named Walter Jack White, 53, was sentenced on Monday to nine years in federal prison for “possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.” The judge added three years to his sentence for…

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Arapahoe High School Shooting: Dead Gunman Wanted to Confront Teacher

Centennial, Colorado (Emag.co.uk) — A high school student opened fire Friday inside a suburban Denver school, injuring at least three people before ultimately killing himself, police said. The shooting began after the student entered Arapahoe High School in Centennial with…

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