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Lovesick Chinese woman, 26, dumped by boyfriend spends entire week in KFC

uk.news.yahoo.com — A lovesick Chinese woman dumped by her boyfriend spent an entire week in a KFC eating chicken wings. Depressed Tan Shen, 26, from Chengdu, in China's southwest Sichuan Province, decided she needed some fried comfort food to get over her ex.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @shondarhimes: I don't even know what to with myself, I just love everything about this story SO much. No judgement, sister! uk.news.yahoo.com/lovesick-chine…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @shondarhimes: I don't even know what to with myself, I just love everything about this story SO much. No judgement, sister! uk.news.yahoo.com/lovesick-chine…

Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

"When we asked her if she was ok, she said she was... & then asked for another box of chicken wings." Hero. uk.news.yahoo.com/lovesick-chine…

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UNC report forces school to face truth about its culture of cheating

sports.yahoo.com — There was an emergency in the North Carolina football program in the summer 2009. Deborah Crowder, architect of a massive and long-lasting academic sham, was retiring. Before she left the school, the Tar Heels needed her for one more round of bailouts.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @YahooForde: Column: Wainstein report damning enough that UNC shouldn't wait for an NCAA ruling. Take down the banners. sports.yahoo.com/news/unc-acade…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @YahooForde: Column: Wainstein report damning enough that UNC shouldn't wait for an NCAA ruling. Take down the banners. sports.yahoo.com/news/unc-acade…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @YahooForde: Column: Wainstein report damning enough that UNC shouldn't wait for an NCAA ruling. Take down the banners. sports.yahoo.com/news/unc-acade…

Oct 22, 2014

Column: Wainstein report damning enough that UNC shouldn't wait for an NCAA ruling. Take down the banners. sports.yahoo.com/news/unc-acade…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @YahooForde: Column; UNC report forces school to face truth about its culture of cheating sports.yahoo.com/news/unc-acade… via @YahooSports

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MPs credit sergeant-at-arms for saving lives in Parliament Hill shootings

ca.news.yahoo.com — Read 'MPs credit sergeant-at-arms for saving lives in Parliament Hill shootings' on Yahoo News Canada. OTTAWA - The man who is reported to have shot an assailant on Parliament Hill today is a former police officer with a background in providing security services for dignitaries, including members of the Royal Family.
Oct 22, 2014

MPs credit sergeant-at-arms for saving lives in Parliament Hill shootings ca.news.yahoo.com/mps-credit-ser…

Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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NHL considers game cancellation after Ottawa shootings; Leafs in lockdown

sports.yahoo.com — Ottawa A gunman opened fire at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday morning, shooting a solider standing guard there before driving a car to the doors of Parliament Hill. Witnesses reported hearing gunfire from inside the building; the gunman was later reported dead, while the solider was being treated for injuries.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @YahooSports: NHL considers game cancellation after Ottawa shootings; Leafs in lockdown yhoo.it/1woxA16

Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Homeland Security raids K.C. store selling unlicensed World Series panties

sports.yahoo.com — Attention small-business owners and Major League Baseball fans: Think twice before you start production on your own line of unlicensed intimate apparel related to the World Series. If you push ahead anyway, Homeland Security might conduct a panty raid on your store.

Penguins, Flyers fans sing ‘O Canada’ in support of Ottawa after shootings

sports.yahoo.com — The Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators were due to play on Wednesday night. They did not because downtown Ottawa came under siege earlier in the day, when a gunman shot and killed a solider at the National War Memorial before the gunman was shot and killed inside the Canadian Parliament building.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @YahooSportsNHL: Watch: Penguins, Flyers fans sing ‘O Canada’ in support of Ottawa after shootings. yhoo.it/1ths7Kt

Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Slava Voynov ‘clearly did not hit her’ says lawyer (Yahoo Sports Exclusive)

sports.yahoo.com — The lawyer for Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov said he believes his client did not commit a crime and should be reinstated by the NHL. Voynov was suspended from team activities indefinitely with pay Monday after he was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence by Redondo Beach police.

Counterinsurgency expert: Beating ISIS will require U.S. ground troops in Iraq

news.yahoo.com — Now watching Top Line Retired Army Lt. Col. John Nagl literally helped to write the book on counterinsurgency field strategy for the Army and Marine Corps during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But for all the lessons that the U.S.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @Yahoo: VIDEO Counterinsurgency expert says defeating IS will require at least 15,000 ground troops: yhoo.it/1wkhtTq pic.twitter.com/S6SscsEYMC

Oct 22, 2014

No US ground troops in combat, no victory over the "Islamic State," warns top counterinsurgency expert yhoo.it/1s7EYtD

Oct 22, 2014

RT @JordynPhelps: Counterinsurgency expert John Nagl on Obama's ISIS strategy: It clearly isn't working yhoo.it/1s7EYtD #PowerPlayers @rickklein @OKnox

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Hundreds protest against Iran acid attacks

news.yahoo.com — Tehran (AFP) - Around 1,000 people took to the streets in Iran on Wednesday to demand action after four women were maimed in acid attacks reportedly linked to them not wearing the veil. The demonstration took place in Isfahan -- 450 kilometres (280 miles) south of Tehran -- where the victims were injured in the past week by assailants on motorcycles.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @YahooNews: Around 1,000 take to streets in Iran after 4 women maimed in acid attacks linked to them not wearing veil: yhoo.it/1nzb7in

Oct 22, 2014

RT @arthurmacmillan: Our story on today's acid attacks protest in Isfahan yhoo.it/1sPFDn8 #Iran via @AFP Tehran

Cheap luxuries, pricey necessities: Why Americans are really going broke

finance.yahoo.com — The so-called Latte Factor. It's a pop culture metaphor for how much money consumers waste on small, frivolous goods. It was first coined by personal finance author David Bach. But then Oprah got a hold of it, and it became a guiding principle for people on cutting back small to save big.

TruTV's Docu-Comedy 'Breaking Greenville' Is Giving Off Some Serious 'Waiting for Guffman' Vibes

tv.yahoo.com — From Yahoo TV: Watch a preview of TruTV's new docu-comedy "Breaking Greenville" about a small-town news station in Mississippi.

How Rick Nash went from playoff bust to NHL's leading scorer

sports.yahoo.com — As a goal scorer, Rick Nash has always dabbled in the extremes. "I usually find myself a pretty streaky player. If they're going in, they're going in," he said Tuesday night, after the New York Rangers rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils. "If they're not ... they're definitely not."
Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

Scored goals. RT @YahooSportsNHL: How the Rangers' Rick Nash went from playoff bust to NHL's leading goal-scorer. yhoo.it/1nz7Lfk

Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Sources: NBA owners nix lottery reform plan

sports.yahoo.com — The NBA's draft lottery reform was voted down by the league's owners Wednesday at the Board of Governors meetings in New York, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The current lottery system - a weighted format in which the worst team has 25 percent of the pingpong balls for the No.

Syria says shoots down two of three 'IS warplanes'

news.yahoo.com — Damascus (AFP) - Syria's air force has destroyed two of three warplanes reportedly seized by fighters of the Islamic State group in the north of the country, Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi said. The jihadists were reported to have seized the three planes, believed to be MiG-21 and MiG-23 jets, from Syrian military airports now under IS control in the northern provinces of Aleppo and Raqa.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @prashantrao: Syria says its air force has destroyed two of the three warplanes reportedly seized by the Islamic State group: yhoo.it/1ovqc5a

Oct 22, 2014

Syria says its air force has destroyed two of the three warplanes reportedly seized by the Islamic State group: yhoo.it/1ovqc5a

Crime makes halting comeback as a political issue

news.yahoo.com — DENVER (AP) - The ad seems like an artifact from an earlier political era - a grainy mug shot of a convicted murderer, flashing police lights, a recording of a panicked 911 call and then a question about Colorado's Democratic governor, up for re-election next year: "How can we protect our families when Gov.

Audrey Hepburn’s Granddaughter Emma Ferrer Talks Family and Fashion

yahoo.com — It's where my grandmother [Audrey Hepburn] spent the last twenty-something years of her life, and my parents were living there after she passed away, about a year and a half before I was born. My dad and my grandmother were extremely close-he's always told me that they were more of 'best friends' than 'mother and son.'
Oct 22, 2014

Audrey Hepburn's granddaughter inherited some of her clothes. You won't believe where she keeps it. yhoo.it/1ykSu2v

Oct 22, 2014

I don’t think Audrey Hepburn’s granddaughter looks anything like her. yahoo.com/style/audrey-h…

Canada soldier shot near parliament has died: minister

news.yahoo.com — Ottawa (AFP) - A soldier who was shot at a war memorial at the start of an attack by one or more gunmen on Canada's parliament has died of his wounds, a government minister said. "Condolences to family of the soldier killed and prayers for the parliamentary guard wounded.