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NJ probes FanDuel refusal to pay $82K on wrong football odds

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel's sports book should pay out more than $82,000 to a man who was given exorbitant odds for the Denver Broncos to win Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.<p>Anthony Prince of Newark made his bet and was handed a …

New Jersey

Homeless Man Says He's Still Waiting for $200,000 Raised on GoFundMe After Viral Act of Charity

Johnny Bobbitt is reportedly homeless and asking for money on the Philadelphia streets less than a year after he selflessly helped a stranded person, …

'I hereby resign from my race. F--- these people,' white professor writes online, sparking furor

A white professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey violated the school's policy when he complained about other white people in a post on Facebook, according to reports.<p>The university says it prohibits discrimination and harassment, and judged that history professor James Livingston, who is …

Rights & Freedoms

Melania Trump tackles 'destructive and harmful' effects of social media

<b>(CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump spoke out against cyberbullying Monday as part of her Be Best campaign, warning against "destructive and harmful" uses of social media and once again highlighting a messaging rift between the East Wing and the West Wing.<p>"In today's global society, social media is an …

Social Media

Chelsea Clinton says she has not ruled out running for office

Chelsea Clinton has said she has not ruled out running for office one day, describing a move into politics as a “definite no now” but a “definite maybe” in the future.<p>She told the Edinburgh international book festival that while she “abhorred” Donald Trump’s presidency, she had no current plans to …

Donald Trump

Pennsylvania is trying to loosen sex abuse laws after scathing report on 300 Catholic priests

One Catholic priest raped a 7-year-old girl while she was in the hospital after getting her tonsils out, then raped her again when she was 13. Another raped an altar boy hundreds of times, reportedly telling him, “This is what all good altar boys do.” Yet another regularly five sisters within the …

Oklahoma Parents Plot Hate Crime Against Pre-Teen Transgender Girl

These parents threatening to commit a hate crime on a transgender pre-teen in a Facebook group need to be arrested<p>As parents of school-aged children, …

Anti-Gay Pastor Timothy Lee Reddin Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Have Sex With Underage Boy

Redding previously served 27 months in prison for possession of child pornography.<p>Pastor Timothy Lee Reddin did not practice what he preached, police …

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Queen’ Is Tainted by Tekashi 6ix9ine and Eminem

Nicki Minaj’s latest album, <i>Queen</i>, has been plagued by setbacks since the rapper announced its release at this year’s Met Gala.<p>First, Minaj ran into …

Music

Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants

As a garden designer who also loves making homemade gifts, I often propagate my houseplants. Giving away or swapping the plant babies is a rewarding …

Red Flags That Indicate A Real Estate Market Crash

The housing market is hot. Prices are up, inventory is down, and the market is active. Many people are starting to become cautious of a “real estate bubble.” The past has revealed many red flags that would indicate a real estate market may very well crash.<p><b>The Great 18 Year Real Estate Market …

Real Estate

The age of 3D-printed guns in America is here

A last-ditch effort to block a US organization from making instructions to 3D-print a gun available to download has failed. The template will be posted online on Wednesday (Aug. 1).<p>From then, anyone with access to a 3D printer will be able to create their own firearm out of the same kind of …

Gun Control

Anne Hathaway attacks 'white privilege' after death of black teenager in California

Anne Hathaway has urged white people to ask “how decent are we really” after a black teenager was killed in California.<p>Nia Wilson, 18, died after being stabbed in the neck in Oakland on Sunday night.<p>A suspect, John Lee Cowell, was arrested in connection with the attack. Officials said it was …

Anne Hathaway

Alberta man legally changes sex for cheaper car insurance: ‘I didn’t feel like getting screwed over any more’

An Alberta man has legally changed his gender purely to benefit from the lower car insurance rates offered to women.“I didn’t feel like getting …

Texas police chief offers one simple response after atheists bash God-themed lip sync

Crandall (Texas) Police Chief Dean Winters is speaking out after his department’s “God’s Not Dead” lip sync performance went viral, capturing attention across the nation — and the world. Winters told Pure Flix Insider in an email interview that he saw the effort as “a unique opportunity to create …

Music Videos

Dude Running For Virginia Governor Wants To Ban All Oral And Anal Sex

We pity the wife of Ken Cuccinelli, the current Republican gubernatorial candidate in Virginia who wants to ban <i>all</i> oral and anal sex, even between consenting adults, under the thin guise of "stopping sexual predators," according to <i>Slate's</i> Double X.<p>He claims that this is the only foolproof way to …

Indiana state trooper lauded as 'hero' for pulling over 'slowpoke' driver

An Indiana state trooper’s tweet reminding people about the state’s so-called “slowpoke” or “move over” law went viral Saturday.<p>Sgt. Stephen Wheeles, an Indiana State Police Public Information Officer for the Versailles District, posted a photo of a car he pulled over for violating a law that went …

What Happened When I Called Out Comedians for Transphobic 'Jokes'

After I received a hateful message from my former friend, actor and comedian TJ Miller, the #MeToo movement inspired me to continue calling out transphobia—even when it means facing hordes of vitriolic trolls.<p>My name is Danielle Solzman and I’m the film critic who was once on the receiving end of a …

Uber is working on AI to identify drunk passengers

Uber is working on technology that could determine just how drunk passengers are when ordering a ride. According to <i>CNN</i>, Uber Technology Inc. filed a patent for a machine learning application that could accurately predict a user’s state of sobriety and alert the driver with this information.<p>The …

Simple Summer Appetizers

1 of 40<p>Tomato Feta Bites<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 40<p>Cruisin’ Crab Dip<p>3 of 40<p>Oysters on the Half Shell with Pickled-ginger Salsa<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 40<p>Greek …

How to Fly With a Bad Back

Over time our bodies become less pliable, and the bumps and bruises we experienced as younger versions of ourselves sometimes manifest into chronic …

Cost-benefit Analysis

High adviser fees lower retirement savings and how the SEC aims to stop them

Americans are losing millions of dollars because investment advisers put them into pricier categories of retirement funds that often pay the consultants for their recommendations.<p>Now, a Wall Street regulator hopes to stop the losses.<p>The problem involves mutual funds, a mainstay of retirement plans …

7 Great Quotes from Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain, who passed Friday morning, was a father, chef, writer, and television host that grabbed the minds and hearts of his audience and …

New Jersey Police Who Repeatedly Punched Beachgoer Will Not Face Charges

Three New Jersey police officers who pinned down and punched a woman on a beach during an arrest for alcohol possession will not face criminal …

Police swarm home of high-school shooting survivor and gun-safety advocate David Hogg after prank phone call

The home of David Hogg, a survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, in February, was "swatted" on Tuesday after a prank caller told law enforcement there was a hostage situation at the residence.<p>Hogg, who recently graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and has become one of …

Customs stole a US citizen's life savings when he boarded a domestic flight, now he's suing to get it back

Rustem Kazazi is a 67-year-old retired Albanian policeman who became a US citizen in 2010; last October, he boarded a flight from his hometown in …

Absolute Legend Grounds Southwest Plane After Sparking a J in the Bathroom

Apparently he's never heard of edibles.<p>Things haven't been going so well for Southwest lately. Yesterday, one of its employees was accused of asking a passenger to prove that her son was her own before a flight, and less than a month after an engine on one of its planes exploded—killing one …

Girl was 'raped by priest after she complained to him nun had abused her at Catholic orphanage'

A former resident at a Catholic-run orphanage was raped by a priest and repeatedly abused by a nun, an inquiry heard.<p>Helen Holland, who has bravely …

Diane Black: Porn Is ‘Big Part of the Root Cause’ in School Shootings

‘It’s available on the shelf when you walk in the grocery store,’ Tennessee congresswoman says<p>Republican Rep. Diane Black said during her campaign …

Tennessee

A Florida cop implied he hoped a car would hit David Hogg during “die-in” against gun violence

A Florida police department is deciding what to do with an officer who implied someone should crash a car into the parking lot where activists, including Parkland student David Hogg, were hosting a “die-in” to protest gun violence.<p>Coconut Creek Police officer Brian Valenti, a 23-year veteran with …