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Your Toilet Could Blow Up And Hurt You, Toilet Recall Information

Millions of toilets sold at Home Depot and Lowes stores are being recalled because they can explode and cause "laceration risks" for people. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the warning about the Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing System.

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5 Things You Should Never Say On Vacation

Back in the olden days (the 80's) when you traveled, you could depend on locals to give directions, help with the language and so on. Now, not so much. So, to be safe, here are some things not to say.

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The National Weather Service Joins The Department Of Homeland Security In Stockpiling Ammunition

First, the Department Of Homeland Security ordered 450 million rounds of hollow point bullets back in March.  Now, the National Weather Service is joining in and stockpiling 46 thousand rounds of ammo as well

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Obama Sues To Prevent Military Voting

In direct contrast to the Obama administrations usual fight to ease voting restrictions and barriers, a lawsuit has been filed to block a measure to extend early military voting for Ohio residents

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Former Exxon Valdez Ship To Be Dismantled

Twenty three years after it was involved in one of the worst oil spills in history, the ship formerly-known as the Exxon Valdez is going to be dismantled.  A ruling by India's Supreme Court okays the scrapping of the ship, after it was examined and cleared of toxic wastes

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Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Dead at 61

Sally Ride, the first American woman to go into space, has died. Ride, 61, passed away peacefully at her home in La Jolla, CA. on Monday, July 23 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Does the Colorado Theater Shooting Affect Your View on Gun Control? – Survey of the Day

Gun control has always been a major issue of debate in America — right up alongside the more recently heated topics of abortion, same-sex marriage and health care — but the tragic shooting of 71 people during a Colorado theater’s showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has given this controversy a brand new spotlight.

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Watch President Obama’s Speech on the ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting

President Barack Obama was scheduled to speak this morning at a campaign stop in Fort Myers, Florida. Instead of speaking about his upcoming re-election campaign, he instead delivered a speech on the ‘Dark Knight Rises’ shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

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Victim of Colorado ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting Leaves Behind Eerie Blog About Avoiding Mall Shooting

Details about the victims of the mass shooting in a Colorado movie theater have been scant thus far, but the name of one woman killed in the attack has now been made public — and the details of the days leading up to her death are downright eerie.

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Gas Prices To Rise Due To Drought Conditions; Could Play A Negative Role In The U.S. Recovery

The careful news follower has already heard about the expected rise in prices at the grocery store due to this summers harsh drought conditions across the country.  What you may not have expected was how this dry season will affect prices at the gas pumps

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Tragedy at ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Screening As Gunman Kills 12, Injures at Least 50

At least 12 people were killed and 50 injured when someone went into an Aurora, Colorado movie theater during a midnight screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' Friday morning, fired a smoke grenade and began shooting.

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Snow Globes Soon To Be Allowed On Airplanes

Snow globes will soon fall off the Transportation Security Administration's list of forbidden carry-on items. Currently, snow globes are prohibited from being brought through security as a carry-on item. Instead, any flier wishing to fly with a snow globe must put it in his or her checked luggage – or buy one from a post-security airport retailer. Snow Globes?

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