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Former Iowa Republican official admits to taking payment for support of Ron Paul’s presidential bid

news.yahoo.com — A former Iowa state senator who abandoned then-presidential candidate Michele Bachmann to endorse Ron Paul a week before the 2012 Iowa caucuses has pleaded guilty to "concealing payments" from Paul's campaign in exchange for his support, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday.
Aug 27, 2014

Former Iowa Republican official admits to taking payment for support of Ron Paul’s presidential bid news.yahoo.com/former-iowa-re… via @YahooNews

Aug 27, 2014

This is mostly just baffling because why would anyone think it was worth the money? j.mp/1q5OjWr

Aug 27, 2014

RT @moody: @nickconfessore The DOJ told me a few minutes ago that "this remains an ongoing investigation." news.yahoo.com/former-iowa-re…

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Lion Cub Found On Front Porch Finds New Home 2,500 Miles Away

gma.yahoo.com — How could anyone abandon such a sweet face? Rescuers in Kettle Falls, Washington, asked themselves the same question after this baby mountain lion was found "orphaned, abandoned and malnourished" on the front porch of a home the week of Aug. 17. The startled homeowner promptly called authorities to report the misplaced cub.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @ABC: Orphaned mountain lion kitten, found on a Wa. porch, finds a new home 2,500 miles away: abcn.ws/1AVa9j9 pic.twitter.com/YQFl41QXmU

Aug 27, 2014

#meow HOW CUTE IS THIS? Orphaned mountain lion kitten, found on a Wa. porch, finds a new home! abcn.ws/1AVa9j9 pic.twitter.com/Jf7hLoG9aR

Aug 27, 2014

RT @ABC: Orphaned mountain lion kitten, found on a Wa. porch, finds a new home 2,500 miles away: abcn.ws/1AVa9j9 pic.twitter.com/YQFl41QXmU

Aug 27, 2014

This little lion cub was abandoned-- But now has a new forever home 2,500 miles away. abcn.ws/1AVa9j9 (@GMA)

Discovery: a Clothing Shop Inspired by Hillary Clinton in Kosovo (of All Places)

yahoo.com — Finally! A shop inspired by the sartorial stylings of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Photo: Jo Piazza) Drive down Bill Clinton Boulevard in Pristina, Kosovo's capital, and you would be hard-pressed to miss the gleaming, 10-foot-tall statue of the former president of the United States waving.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @Pfro: Clothing Shop Inspired by Hillary #Clinton in Kosovo (of All Places) - I didn't believe it either yahoo.com/travel/discove… via @YahooTravel

Aug 27, 2014

RT @Liz_Kreutz: At the Hillary Clinton-inspired clothing store in Kosovo, the bright red pantsuit is the best-seller. yhoo.it/1vmjdx2

Aug 27, 2014

RT @Pfro: Clothing Shop Inspired by Hillary #Clinton in Kosovo (of All Places) - I didn't believe it either yahoo.com/travel/discove… via @YahooTravel

Aug 27, 2014

Most amazing thing I have seen in the Balkans yet— Clothing Shop Inspired by Hillary Clinton in Kosovo yahoo.com/travel/discove… @YahooTravel

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Air France suspends Sierra Leone flights over Ebola

news.yahoo.com — Air France said it was suspending its flights to Sierra Leone from Thursday because of an Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 1,400 people in West Africa. The French flag carrier announced the "temporary suspension" of its flight to Freetown that it runs three times a week but insisted it would continue to serve Guinea and Nigeria, other Ebola-hit countries.

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor James Costello Weds Nurse He Met During Recovery

gma.yahoo.com — The Boston Marathon bombing survivor whose photo of him staggering away from the aftermath of the explosion, with his clothes shredded, became an iconic photo of that tragic day was married to a nurse who helped him recover from his injuries.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @ABC: Boston Marathon bombing survivor weds nurse he met during his recovery: abcn.ws/1tcqOxx pic.twitter.com/aDC2TjSePG

Aug 27, 2014

RT @Yahoo: Boston Marathon bombing survivor marries nurse he met during recovery: abcn.ws/1tcqOxx ‘Most wonderful couple’ pic.twitter.com/35rmqSPwiR

Aug 27, 2014

RT @ABCWorldNews: Boston Marathon bombing survivor weds nurse he met during recovery: abcn.ws/1tcqOxx pic.twitter.com/n2Z68loC9R

Aug 27, 2014

RT @Yahoo: Boston Marathon bombing survivor marries nurse he met during recovery: abcn.ws/1tcqOxx ‘Most wonderful couple’ pic.twitter.com/35rmqSPwiR

Brilliant new GoPro accessory will let you see the world from a dog’s eye view

news.yahoo.com — Love wacky GoPro videos? Well just wait until the Internet gets its hands on a terrific new GoPro accessory that lets you hook up your camera directly to your beloved pooch. The new GoPro Fetch is a dog harness that will let you securely strap on a GoPro camera to your dog's back or around its neck, all without weighting the canine down.

A Cooler Just Beat Pebble’s Record for Highest-Funded Kickstarter Project

yahoo.com — The Pebble smartwatch, a shining example of ingenuity being supported by crowdfunding, has held the record for highest-funded Kickstarter campaign for more than two years now, not even being surpassed by cult hits like Veronica Mars. But finally, on Tuesday, the title was taken by another project: a cooler - like, the thing you bring your drinks to the beach in.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @Pogue New record for the most-funded Kickstarter project ever: A picnic cooler. Over $10 million. j.mp/1pj2Kr9

Aug 27, 2014

New record for the most-funded Kickstarter project ever: A picnic cooler. Over $10 million. j.mp/1pj2Kr9

Yahoo Fantasy Hockey: Ranking goalies will save your season

sports.yahoo.com — This week, your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a variety of fantasy hockey previews ahead of the 2014-15 season. In many fantasy hockey leagues, goalies make up close 10 percent of your roster, but account for 40% to 50% of your categories.

Every State in the USA, Ranked by Beer

yahoo.com — By: Ben Robinson and Andy Kryza and Matt Lynch Credit: Jennifer Bui It's a great time to be drinking beer in America. Not that it was ever, you know, a BAD time to be doing that necessarily, but with craft breweries multiplying like rabbits who've been drinking beer, you can literally find some serviceable (if not downright tasty) local brews in all 50 states.

Twitter Co-Founder on Women in Tech: “There’s a leadership crisis”

news.yahoo.com — By Bianna Golodryga Jack Dorsey knows code. The co-founder of Twitter and CEO of the mobile payments company Square, Dorsey has the perfect pedigree of a Silicon Valley programmer turned business mogul. Dorsey grew up in tech at a time when men dominated the field. They still do.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @YahooNews: #SiliconValley giants are betting on "code camps" to inspire future female engineers. What are these camps? WATCH: yhoo.it/1rA8YEH

Aug 27, 2014

Twitter Co-Founder on Women in Tech: “There’s a leadership crisis” news.yahoo.com/twitter-jack-d… via @YahooNews

Aug 27, 2014

Twitter Co-Founder on Women in Tech: “There’s a leadership crisis” news.yahoo.com/twitter-jack-d… via @Yahoo

Rebels take Syria crossing with Israel-occupied Golan: NGO

news.yahoo.com — Beirut (AFP) - Syrian rebels, including Al-Qaeda's affiliate Al-Nusra Front, seized control of the Syrian crossing with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday, a monitoring group said. "Al-Nusra Front and other rebel groups took the Quneitra crossing, and heavy fighting with the Syrian army is continuing in the surrounding area," said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based NGO.

Was Justin Bieber the worst 'Saturday Night Live' host ever? Here are four others the cast hated

ca.celebrity.yahoo.com — Read 'Was Justin Bieber the worst 'Saturday Night Live' host ever? Here are four others the cast hated' from our blog Celebrity News on Yahoo Celebrity CA. According to former "SNL" cast member Bill Hader, the 20-year-old pop star is the only guest he disliked in his eight years on the show.
Aug 27, 2014

Who were the worst hosts to work with at "Saturday Night Live?" Three answers are ... well, yeah. ca.celebrity.yahoo.com/blogs/celebrit… (h/t @sternbergh)

Padres name plaza at Petco after Bud Selig as All-Star bid looms

sports.yahoo.com — Just announced: Palm Court Plaza will be dedicated to Commissioner Selig & will be renamed Selig Hall of Fame Plaza pic.twitter.com/6Diyriu105 - San Diego Padres (@Padres) August 27, 2014 The San Diego Padres announced Tuesday the renaming of a plaza outside of Petco Park to "Selig Hall of Fame Plaza," as in commissioner Bud Selig.
Aug 27, 2014

TY @AnswerDave for the @Yahoo love RT @bigleaguestew Padres name plaza at Petco after Bud Selig as All-Star bid looms dlvr.it/6kyxLg

Aug 27, 2014

RT @JamesRRiffel: #Padres plaza controversy now on front page of Yahoo! Links to Big League Stew article, mentions @SDuncovered. sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @JamesRRiffel: #Padres plaza controversy now on front page of Yahoo! Links to Big League Stew article, mentions @SDuncovered. sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-…

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How investors are betting on golf's decline

finance.yahoo.com — More and more market participants have been banking on the decline in the popularity of golf, according to new research, with stocks that have exposure to the sport seeing an increase in short interest in recent weeks.
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