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Extend Your Simpsons Marathon Buzz With These Videos

If you're anything like us, then you have had The Simpsons marathon on FXX as your constant background companion for the last 10 days or so. It's been a rollercoaster ride from the slightly awkward family comedy of the first seasonsShow More Summary

Manchester United sends 'Chicharito' packing, tries to land Falcao

Manchester United has sent Mexico forward Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez to Real Madrid and is on the verge of bringing in Colombia striker Radamel Falcao from Monaco in a pair of loan transfers, according to reports Monday out of Europe.

Unlike Summer, September Is Hot And Humid

Meteorological summer ended with a swampy high of 90 degrees yesterday. Only the sixth 90-degree day of the year. [ more › ]

TIFF 2014: Special Presentations

7 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

A look at the fest's Special Presentations programme, from Kristen Stewart's finest performance to Xavier Dolan's latest hyperactive opus. Typically the bastion for holdovers from the main competition at Cannes and fresher awards hopefuls...Show More Summary

TIFF Survival Guide: Getting Celebrities on Camera

7 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

You're not a paparazzo, but you want some decent photos of famous people to liven up your Facebook wall. Here's how to get them. To capture the magic and misdeeds of TIFF, photographers on the red carpet and paparazzi in the streets arm themselves with some of the most expensive and advanced camera equipment available. Show More Summary

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Gilroy, Calif.

A shallow, magnitude-3.5 earthquake was reported Monday morning five miles from Gilroy, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:10 a.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles.

Arsenal transfer news: Nastasic, Vlaar and Defoe in, Campbell out?

Credits: Julian Finney / Getty Alt Text: Jermain Defoe Spurs Deadline day: Gunners miss out on Falcao and Rabiot and could lose Campbell Transfer Talk Monday, September 1, 2014 - 2:55pm After a limp performance against Leicester on Sunday,...Show More Summary

Man in Sichuan offers 1 million yuan for 'adopted mother'

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A grown-ass man in Sichuan province baffled netizens after he was photographed in a busy park this past weekend seeking an adoptive mother for a hefty 1 million yuan. [ more › ]

The Morning News: Check Out This Very Mellow Volcanic Eruption in Iceland Right Now

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ármann Höskuldsson/University of Iceland/Institute of Earth Sciences There isn't a ton of pressing local news, so we're gonna look at photos of the volcano erupting in Iceland first. Ármann Höskuldsson/University of Iceland/Institute...Show More Summary

Hot Tub Enthusiast And Celebrity Chef Todd English Busted For Hamptons DWI

Once-acclaimed chef Todd Engish was arrested yesterday for allegedly driving drunk in Southampton Town. Newsday reports, "English, whose full name is William Todd English, was stopped about 3:33 a.m. for drifting out of his lane on County Road 39, Southampton Town police said. English, 54, of New York City, refused a Breathalyzer test, police said." [ more › ]

Hate Crime Suspect Blames Friends For "Anti-White" Central Park Attacks

Yesterday, a man was arrested and charged with hate crimes for "anti-white" attacks in Central Park last week. Suspect Edward Fall, 20, was charged in two incidents in which he and a group of people allegedly shot pellet guns at white joggers in the park. Show More Summary

Liverpool transfer news: Cech, Valdes linked, Borini to QPR?

Credits: Getty Images Suarez returns on deadline day, but just for a visit, as Agger joins Anfield exodus Transfer Talk Monday, September 1, 2014 - 3:42pm Luis Suarez made a shock return to Liverpool on Monday... but only to pick upShow More Summary

Trading Standards: Used car buying – The try before you buy test

Remember National Consumer Week (NCW) 2013 when Citizens Advice and TSI prompted people to ‘check it before you regret it‘? The aim of the campaign was to encourage inexperienced car buyers to go through a series of checks before buying a car. While the campaign is long over, consumers continue hearing the message check it […]

Brit History: Adventure is Out There! – 10 Great British Explorers and What They Explored/Discovered

The world is a smaller place today than it ever has been, in part thanks to the explorers who trekked over land and sea to increase our knowledge of it. There is a certain indomitable attitude particularly attributed to British explorers,...Show More Summary

Plymouth landlord fined for endangering tenants

The landlord of a property in Plymouth risked the lives of a young mother and her child, by providing a dangerous gas oven installed in the house a court has heard. Giles Boardman was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) at Plymouth Magistrates on 29 August following an investigation. HSE began inquiries when […]

What It Looks Like When a Passerby Starts Climbing Up Our Chinese Consulate Building

TweetIt looks like this: Bro was like a monkey, a tall, lanky monkey. He made it up to this garage door roof with a quickness. I wouldn’t have thought that this would be so easy: I didn’t see where he went after that, but people with desks 20 feet above Geary might have been surprised […]

Happy Labor Day!

Yes, even the ne'er-do-wells at CL take the day off in observance of Labor Day. Expect things to be quiet 'round these parts unless major news breaks.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

David Cameron sets out new anti-terror laws

Tories and Lib Dems had been at odds on on new powers to seize passports of returning jihadist fighters One-Minute Read Monday, September 1, 2014 - 4:14pm Police will get new powers to confiscate the passports of British jihadists fighting...Show More Summary

London News Roundup

8 hours agoEngland / London : Londonist

High points, Hello Kitty and sarcastic bike hire.

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