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Parisians ease burden of love with bolt-cutters

Locals hacked off with 'unsightly' love lock padlocks attached to the city's bridges as love tokens remove them with bolt-cutters<p>Romantic couples who spent Valentine's Day in Paris and decided to fasten "love locks" on the city's bridges were shocked to find locals armed with bolt-cutters removing …

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Brian Williams Used 'Thuggish Kids' To Dramatize Hurricane Katrina Story

Brian Williams has been accused of many things, but being racist has not been one of them. Yet one of the stories Williams told whose authenticity has been called into question bears the hallmarks of subtle bigotry.<p>That story -- told over the years to various reporters, writers and others -- …

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

Beastie Boys lawyers: Bills top $1.7M in Monster Energy suit

The Beastie Boys want to force the maker of Monster Energy drink to pay nearly $2.4 million in legal fees and costs so the rappers' $1.7 million jury award is not dwarfed by expenses in a copyright violation case, lawyers say.<p>A Manhattan federal court jury awarded the group most of the $2 million …

Mets pay winning bidder OF's checks

The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday auctioned off the money owed to Darryl Strawberry from the New York Mets contract he signed in 1985.<p>A man, …

Golfer's story of night in the rough draws skepticism

Something happened to pro golfer Robert Allenby last week in Honolulu, but nobody - including him - seems to know exactly what it was.<p>Intrigue continues to build around an incident in Honolulu that left the four-time PGA Tour winner with severe facial injuries early Saturday morning.<p>Allenby, in …

Mayor says Glendale 'will lose money' on Super Bowl, Bears interested in Charlie Weis

In other NFL news on Tuesday, the Jags fill out their offensive coaching staff, the Bears are still looking for OC, and the Eagles may try to trade up for Mariota.<p>The NFL's biggest stage is coming to Glendale, Ariz., but not everyone in the city is happy about hosting the Super Bowl on Feb. 1. …