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Top Gear Says 'Sorry' For Weird Racist Joke, Blames America

Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman just issued an apology, and it's even weirder and blames us.


Related Topix: Autos

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KRYS-FM Corpus Christi

She talks keeping warm, Bill Nye The Science Guy, being a Starbucks barista and more

Singer, songwriter, poet, role model, Mary Lambert is one talented individual. Teaming up with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on their The Heist track "Same Love," Mary has launched herself into her own solo career bringing forth her beautiful and emotionally-charged music.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Bill Nye, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

WFTV Orlando

Viral video: Massive 805-lb. world record mako shark caught

A picture of them putting gas in their truck with the huge fish in the back has gone viral on the Internet.


The Kansas City Star

Kansas man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before his murder trial

An announcement will be made Wednesday morning. The largest U.S. carriers not already serving KCI are JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines.


Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Mike Devito, NFL Players

The Kansas City Star

Sex, movies and the desperate attempt to shock audiences

No sooner had viewers taken in the long, graphic lesbian sex scenes in the French coming-of-age drama "Blue Is the Warmest Color" last year than they were treated to "Stranger by the Lake," a homoerotic thriller set in a gay cruising site, at which men could be seen pleasuring each other and themselves with unsettling frankness.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Drama Movies, Monster's Ball, Theater, Shame

99.3 the FOX

Sorry, powdered alcohol not approved after all

If you were excited about the possibility of " powdered alcohol " coming to a liquor store near you, we have bad news: It won't be, at least not in the near future.


The Kansas City Star

'Game of Thrones' recap: Incest, cannibalism and a poison called the Strangler

By now, at least half of them should be gone. Out of teaching within five years.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Billy Butler, Baseball Players


Ad of the Day: Watching Sex Scenes With Your Parents Is Weird, Says HBO

As someone who once, as a teenager, was watching this George Carlin bit when his parents walked into the room, I can appreciate SS+K's new HBO campaign, aimed at millennials, which rightly attests that some programming is just better consumed without your mom and dad around.

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Related Topix: Advertising

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Bury St Edmunds: Pet owner flies in helicopter to find missing dog

Dog owner Lewis Blythe, left, chartered a helicopter to search for his and his partner Gary Lee's dog Murphy.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Dog fatally stabbed while on walk with owner in bizarre attack

According to Friday's NBC Bay Area News , a violent stabbing attack, which claimed the life of a dog, took place early Friday morning in San Francisco, Calif.


Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA


Officials amazed 16-year-old boy was unharmed on California-to-Hawaii journey

A 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane after a fight with his family is incredibly lucky to be alive after the California-to-Hawaii flight, authorities say.


KCOL-AM Fort Collins

Teen stowaway survives 5-hour flight in wheel well

A 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane after a fight with his family is incredibly lucky to be alive after the California-to-Hawaii flight, authorities say.


CBS Local

Trial Begins For Man Accused Of Murdering 2 Teens

Opening statements are expected to get under way in the case of a central Minnesota man who shot and killed two teens who entered his home.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Little Falls, MN

Weather in Seattle not as strange as other areas but still shades of strange

In contrast to previous seasons of rainfall, the pattern seemed to have changed in February, followed by record breaking totals in March of this year.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Weather, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA)

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, boxer whose quest for justice became a cause celebre, dies at 76

The KCI Terminal Advisory Group appears ready to decide Tuesday or soon after on a specific terminal configuration for the airport's future.


The Kansas City Star

Tipster power leads to shooting arrest

There is relief for commuters today. They can go back to worrying about traffic tie-ups on our major highways, not about terrorizing bullets.


Related Topix: Grandview, MO, Jackson County, MO, Kansas City, MO

CBS Local

Royals Bullpen Holds On For 5-4 Victory Over Twins

Bruce Chen labored through five innings before the Kansas City Royals' bullpen took over, shutting down the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way in a 5-4 victory Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Bruce Chen, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Brian Dozier

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Man killed when car plunged onto 33 from above

A 47-year-old man from Buffalo died early Saturday morning when the car he was driving went through a guiderail, and crashed onto the Kensington Expressway below, bursting into flames.


Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

High school student in hot water after asking Miss America to...

FEBRUARY 01: Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri attends the 23rd Annual Super Bowl Party With A Purpose at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on February 1, 2014 in New York City.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Pop/Rock, Country, Hot Chicks

The Modesto Bee

Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants

Jenkintown Mayor Ed Foley, in a gut-busting campaign to draw attention to the tiny borough's varied restaurant scene, set out to visit all 24 of them on Saturday, starting with a pre-dawn visit to IHOP.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Jenkintown, PA