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Detroit cuts off water for families - and hopes for future

<b>For months, thousands of families in Detroit have been living without water.</b><p>It is not because of natural disaster, but because of a controversial decision by the city to enforce bans for those who do not pay their bills.<p>But the plight of those without water - already among the poorest residents of …

Bankruptcy

10th-Grade Russell Wilson Was a Camper at the Manning Passing Academy

Long before Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was preparing to face off against Peyton Manning in Super Bowl XLVIII, he was learning everything he could from the future Hall of Famer.<p>During his sophomore season of high school, Wilson was a camper at the Manning Passing Academy. He talked …

Seattle Seahawks

Will a Criminal Enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

It’s almost inconceivable that baseball would let a convicted felon into its pantheon. San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. is a different …

Ana Ivanovic upsets Serena Williams

MELBOURNE, Australia -- The powerful serve that carried Serena Williams to 25 consecutive wins suddenly became the target of Ana Ivanovic's attack in …

Tennis

US secretly backs rebels to fight al-Qaeda in Syria

Sources tell Telegraph that America is backing 'friendly' rebels with millions in cash and non lethal aid to take on extremists in Syria<p>The United States and Gulf countries have been secretly backing efforts by opposition rebels to destroy al-Qaeda's most extreme wing in <b>Syria,</b> diplomats and rebels …

Middle East

Bill Gates predicts there will be almost no poor countries by 2035

In their foundation’s just-released annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates attempt to debunk three pervasive myths in development economics:<p>“Poor countries are doomed to stay poor.”<br>• “Foreign aid is a big waste.”<br>• “Saving lives leads to overpopulation.”<p>From the letter’s introduction:<p>We hear these myths …

Demographics

Funker Tactical

Democrat Senators Blame Obama Administration For Benghazi

A new bipartisan Senate report is making headlines this week for its direct criticism of the Obama administration in regard to the 2012 attack on the …

Government

Father sentenced to 6 months in jail for paying too much child support

A father will spend half of 2014 behind bars for doing too much for his son. After overpaying child support and seeing his son too often - breaking …

Larry Sanders Ejected for Elbowing Steven Adams in the Head

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has had a tumultuous 2013-14 campaign, and his violent blow to the head of Thunder center Steven Adams continued that disturbing trend on Saturday night.<p>During the second quarter, Sanders landed a clean shot with his elbow to the head of the Adams, which …

St. Jude

An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

Littoral Combat Ships

Anderson Silva Leg Break Update from Doctor Who Performed Surgery

For a man who has made a career out of crafting spectacular highlight-reel knockouts and unforgettable moments inside the cage, any time Anderson Silva fights, something about it is worth remembering.<p>Neither the viewing public nor the former middleweight champion himself will be able to forget the …

UFC

America’s Most Apocalyptic, Violent City. Hmmm…Catchy Title.

America’s most apocalyptic, violent city. Hmmm…catchy title. Before I even knew the city to which the author was referring, I was intrigued. Well …

Racism

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LeBron James is dunking all over the Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James dunked and dunked and dunked on Christmas.<p>TERRIFYING DUNK NO. 1:<p>It turns out Wes Johnson is incapable of defending LeBron James in a post. Shocker!<p>TERRIFYING DUNK NO. 2!<p>LeBron and D-Wade gave us all an extra special Christmas gift on one fastbreak against the Lakers on Wednesday. Wade …

Newell, Fadai trade words before WSOF 7

When Nick Newell made his MMA debut back in 2009, it was hard for many observers to discern the line between skill and spectacle.<p>Four years and 10 …

MMA & UFC

The Best And Worst Dressed Players In The NBA

Patterned shirts and lenseless glasses are all the rage among players like Russell Westbrook, but there are still a few guys who dress with a classic style.<p>Guys like Kobe, Deron Williams, and Tony Parker keep it fresh in classic suits and they are the true best dressed players in the NBA. But on …

NBA

20 Ways to Incorporate Sriracha Into Your Meals

Sriracha has been the spicy king of the sauce world for the past few years. It's time to kick it up a notch, and get creative.<p>The distinct condiment …