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We all hear stories about bad plastic surgery but a New York man living in Tulsa went to get a nose job with a well-established Tulsa plastic surgeon and five years later does not have a nose. Now that’s a problem! As a result of his numerous operations Vishal Thakkar got a divorce and in… Read more »

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They spent their lives helping others with problems but a Brooklyn couple who hosted a self-help radio show committed suicide by suffocating themselves with helium and plastic bags. Leaving behind tragic suicide notes detailing a battle with bipolar disorder, police sources and witnesses said, friends and neighbors were taken aback by the tragic and ironic turn… Read more »

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AFP – France’s culture minister has branded online retailer Amazon a “destroyer” of bookshops in the latest confrontation between the Socialist government in Paris and America’s giants of the digital economy. “Today, everyone has had enough of Amazon, which, by dumping, slashes prices to get a foothold in markets only to raise them once they… Read more »

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The world is in a mess and the fact that Victoria Beckham could be voted Woman Of The Decade at last night’s Glamour Awards ceremony doesn’t help matters. What type of role models are we promoting here? Now maybe she once sang a few catchy numbers. Certainly not Opera style, and maybe more recently she has become… Read more »

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Today’s New York Post (a paper we adore) reports the high-end fund-raisers raking in dough for mayoral candidate Christine Quinn look more like a rogues gallery. We ask: Is she a good candidate? According to the NYP, Quinn’s “bundlers” — those who host events to collect large-sum campaign contributions for political candidates — include a… Read more »

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Though a smiling Anthony Weiner took his mayoral campaign down to the Israel parade route carrying a large Israeli flag, we say don’t bother! While he shouted: “Am Yisrael Chai! Am Yisrael Chai!” as he strode up Fifth Avenue, using the Hebrew slogan touting Israel’s continued existence. “God bless America! Am Yisrael Chai! Welcome to New York!” This… Read more »

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AFP – Al-Qaeda’s military chief in Yemen warned Americans in an audio message posted online that the Boston bombings revealed a fragile security as he urged Muslims to defend their religion. Qassim al-Rimi, the military chief of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, said making bombs such as the ones used in the twin blasts in… Read more »

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The QE2 is passing by earth today but hopefully will not dock on the West Side. The QE2, is not the ship of the same name but the1998 QE2, an asteroid, and mountain sized monster (yes you read that correctly), that will pass Earth at what NASA calls a “safe distance” of about 3.6.million miles. Let’s hope our beloved NASA are good with distances.The… Read more »

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Oprah Winfrey received an honorary doctorate  from Harvard University, on Thursday. The media mogul was obviously deeply touched  by the commendation as she accepted the law degree with a few tears brimming in  her eyes on the famous campus grounds in Cambridge,  Massachusetts. The honour was bestowed upon the 59-year-old  talk show host just hours … Read more »