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Amsterdam alcoholics paid in beer for collecting litter

<b>Alcoholics are being paid in beer to clean the streets of Amsterdam as part of a project partly funded by the Dutch government - the organisers think other countries should abandon "old-fashioned political correctness" and adopt the same approach.</b><p>Rene scours the streets, grasping at discarded …

Did 2013 Mark the End of Somali Piracy?

When five armed men in a small motorboat approached an oil tanker sailing off the coast of Somalia on Dec. 9, the crew sprang into action. They …

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Senegal seizes Russian vessel for 'illegal fishing'

<b>Senegal has seized a Russian vessel after accusing its sailors of fishing illegally in its waters.</b><p>Sixty-two Russians and 20 nationals from Guinea-Bissau were detained when the navy raided the trawler, Oleg Naydenov, Senegal's military said.<p>Russia has condemned the "crude and aggressive conduct of …

Colorado's Pot Shops Say They'll Be Sold Out Any Day Now

A few days into the experiment, the new world of legal-recreational-marijuana sales in Colorado appears to be a big success — so much so that pot …

Afghani domestic violence against women rises

Setara, who had her nose and lips chopped off and was repeatedly stabbed, is an example of the increasing number of Afghani women who face domestic violence.<p>The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission said that in 2013 they saw a 26% increase in report from women saying they had been …

Final push to extend unemployment insurance

WASHINGTON — With an effort in the Senate to extend federal unemployment insurance facing tough odds, the White House on Monday made one last push before the upper chamber is set to hold a key procedural vote Tuesday on a bill to restore benefits for nearly 1.3 million Americans.<p>Benefits expired …

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RiRi Stuns in New M.A.C Viva Glam Ad

The pop singer is the fresh face for the philanthropic makeup collection.<p>Rihanna looks sexy, chic (per usual) in the latest M.A.C Viva Glam ads, a program that has been helping those living with HIV/Aids since its launch in 1994. Every cent goes to the cause—so choose from the sultry, frosty red …

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30 Sex-Life Resolutions to Make This Year

When it comes to New Year's resolutions, the usual suspects are a snooze. Dieting is boring, saving money is hard, and keeping your closet color-coded just isn't going to happen....

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Whenever we ask readers why they don't entertain more often, lack of space inevitably crops up as a recurring reason. Here are five ways to make room for a dining table, even if you live in a few hundred square feet. --> http://apttherapy.com/1daC3yM

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

Plan, measure, & more with your phone.<p>Whether you're planning, measuring, renovating or redecorating, we've rounded up the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.

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Scott Disick's Father Dies, Only 3 Months After His Mother

Jeffrey Disick, father of <i>Keeping Up with the Karashians</i> star Scott Disick, has died, according to a report.<p>The real-estate developer was 63, and his …

Jay Z's Controversial Partnership With Barney's Nets $1,000,000 For Charity

Amid controversy comes some very good news.<p>Jay Z's holiday partnership with clothing retailer Barney's came under fire in late 2013 after the store was accused of racial profiling and detaining black shoppers who had purchased goods at the luxury department store. Jay Z was criticized for his …

'Saturday Night Live' Hires First Black Female Cast Member in Years

There's going to be a new face on "Saturday Night Live" soon!<p>Comedian Sasheer Zamata has joined the cast, reps confirmed to ABC News. Zamata is the …

This no nonsense branding kills the pretentious aspect of wine - The Fox Is Black

Most wine bottles are boring. Wandering the aisles it’s hard to tell most of them apart, because really, the only true way to tell them apart is by …