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Obama’s corporate tax sham

Krauthammer: The Obama administration is highly exercised about “inversion,” the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.

SEE IT: Excited giraffe tries to ride a motorcycle

Hilarious video capturing a limber-legged giraffe passionately trying to ride a motorcycle in South Africa is picking up steam after its posting on YouTube last year.

Mom of toddler who died at Bronx daycare speaks for first time

Tomasina Cheatham, 33, was in tears Thursday as she spoke to reporters for the first time since her 20-month-old son, Cardell Williamson, died at a daycare center on Aug. 22. The child's accused killer, Athena Skeeter, 40, was hit with upgraded murder charges Thursday.

Penn. woman sees UFO, calls cops, they see it, too

Stephanie Wilkerson of Pennsylvania grabbed her cell phone, shot some video and called over her neighbor, who saw what she saw. Then she called 911 and an officer came over. He saw it, too.

State grants will improve three NYCHA developments in the Bronx

THREE NYCHA complexes in the Bronx will get $3.7 million in state grants to bolster safety measures and upgrades, officials said.

Luxury living takes off in Jackson Heights

A posh new development at the nexus of Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and Woodside has leased all of its 31 luxury units after being on the market for less than a year.

Okla. death row inmate died from drugs, not heart attack: autopsy

An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state’s prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

Teens charged with defacing Civil War monument with red paint

Psst... If you don’t want to get caught red-handed, don’t use red paint.

Audio alleged to capture Michael Brown's death was taken at same time: company

The audio capturing what sounds like a series of gunshots was recorded on August 9 at 12:02 p.m. near where the 18-year-old teen was gunned down by a Missouri police officer, Glide, the company that recorded the audio, told CNN.

Bondy: Top ten players to watch - and avoid - at U.S. Open

Roger Federer is an artist. Novak Djokovic is a technician. Lleyton Hewitt is a jackhammer operator. Some players are a joy to watch, others an endless ordeal.

Retired Pa. Marine in dress blues acts a volunteer crossing guard

From the halls of Montezuma to the crosswalks of Lancaster, Pa. Retired Marine Cpl. Lewis Alston, 63, decided to take matters into his own hands when he saw that schoolchildren near his home were endangered by heavy traffic while walking to class.

Ga. siblings had sex after watching ‘The Notebook’: police

Two Georgia siblings admitted to police they had sex three times in a tractor trailer parked outside a church after watching “The Notebook,” cops said.

5 Mistakes Moms Make When Moving Toddlers from Crib to Bed and How to Avoid Them

Post by Judy Dutton. You've gotta love how cribs keep babies penned in a safe area to sleep -- they're like jail cells but far more comfortable. Then one day, you hear a whump as your toddler pulls a ninja move and climbs out... and this, mamas, is where the true test of your bedtime skills begins. Show More Summary

All the fixins

16 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Dooce

This time I'm not stepping too far outside of my comfort zone, but at least I won't be wearing yoga pants.

SEE IT: Photographer cooks up 'inedible' food photos

The subjects of this Aussie photographer’s photos look good enough to eat, but you wouldn’t want to take a bite.

Chris O’Dowd reveals baby news with Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is hugely popular with celebrities, and Chris O’Dowd has used the viral sensation to announce some good news.

Obama's baggy tan suit draws ire from critics, Twitter

All eyes were on President Obama’s baggy tan suit at his White House press conference Thursday — and those eyes weren’t smiling.

Chicago man with ISIS flag claims car rigged with bomb: cops

A Chicago man trailing an ISIS flag outside his car window is behind bars after leading cops on a chase and then telling officers the vehicle was rigged with explosives and would detonate if searched, police said.

Fla. mom says her Facebook post led to child's expulsion

Outraged mom, Ashley Habat, says she was only venting her frustration after missing notice of her son's picture day at Sonshine Christian Academy in Callahan but her online comments ended up giving her son the boot.

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