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Kate and William Are Expecting

Get the nursery ready: Prince William and his wife Catherine are expecting their first child.

St. James's Palace announced the pregnancy today, saying that the Duchess of Cambridge — formerly known as Kate Middleton — has a severe form of morning sickness and is currently in a London hospital. William is at his wife's side.

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Another Russian Car Crash…and the Driver Walks Away…Again! (video)

Here we go again, yet another wacky Russian car accident.

If you remember, I've posted a few videos here of unbelievable accidents,  seemingly all from Russia.  What's up over there?

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James Bond Auction on September 28, 2012 in London, England.
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James Bond Auction Raises $2.6 Million for Charity

James Bond memorabilia auctioned off by Christie’s auction house yielded nearly $3 million last week in a charity event set to commemorate the tail chasing playboy’s 50th anniversary on the silver screen.

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JetBlue Will Fly You Out of the Country If Your Candidate Loses the Election

As the Presidential campaign heads into the home stretch, expect more and more folks to pull an Alec Baldwin and declare they will be exiting the country if their favored candidate is not victorious.

While people (Baldwin included) rarely ever follow through with these threats, this year JetBlue is making it a bit easier for folks to decamp to foreign soil if their guy suffers electoral defeat.

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Lifelong Friends Celebrate 100th Birthday Together

We’d like to introduce you to the world’s most adorable best friends -- Joseph Katz and Al Spiegel from Florida. They have been buds for 91 years, and they’re still going strong!

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The Luckiest Driver In The World (video)

Doesn't it seem that we've seen a lot of videos from Russia lately about wacky accidents?

It sure does, and my latest 'video-of-the-day' is no different.

Ladies and gentleman, the Internet -- in conjunction with the Russian Federation -- presents, the luckiest truck driver in the world.

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Memorial Held At World Trade Center Site On 11th Anniversary Of Sept. 11 Attacks
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New York Prepares For The 11th Anniversary Memorial Of 9/11 [Gallery]

New York pauses each year on the 10th of September to get ready to honor the brave men and women that died in the September 11th attacks.  Below you will find a gallery of images of residents of New York taking that pause.

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7 American Troops Die in Afghan Helicopter Crash

More sad news from the war in Afghanistan.

The international military force in Afghanistan says seven American troops are among the 11 people who died in a Blackhawk helicopter crash in the country's south

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One Direction, Spice Girls, Jessie J + More Close Out 2012 Olympics

The London Olympics wrapped up Sunday night with a closing ceremony that paid tribute to the best of British music over the years, featuring performances by iconic classic rockers, the reunited Spice Girls, and current superstars like One Direction and Jessie J.

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This Day in History for August 12 – ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Premieres and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1851 – Isaac Singer patents the sewing machine (More info)

1898 – An Armistice ends the Spanish-American War (More info)

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Could Texting Make Kids’ Grammar Worse?

We already know texting while driving is bad, but new research seems to indicate that even before kids are old enough to get behind the wheel, texting might have another downfall: it’s making their grammar worse.

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Olympic ‘Protest’ Bags Poke Fun at ‘Fat Americans’

So it turns out not everyone has Olympic fever. I can imagine, that while some Londoners feel honored to host the Games, others are  not looking forward to the hoards of tourists invading their, the inevitable traffic delays, and just the general disruption that's caused by hosting one of world's largest sporting events. For those that are feeling a bit grumpy and irritated about the situation, they can go ahead and wear their complaints on their sleeves. Or rather, their bags and T-shirts. A London designer, Toby Lee created a line of totes and T's that snarkily pokes fun at the Summer 2012 Games.

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