Donna Summer dead at 63: Legendary disco singer succumbs to cancer

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Disco Legend Donna Summer has died this morning due to complications from lunng cancer. By Mesfin Fekadu AP NEW YORK (AP) — Like the King of Pop or the Queen of Soul, Donna Summer was bestowed a title fitting of musical royalty — the Queen of Disco. Yet unlike Michael Jackson or Aretha Franklin, it […]

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Sunday's partial solar eclipse is only the start

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At sunrise in some parts of China and Japan and by sunset in the western United States, a partial solar eclipse is set to slink across a narrow swath of the Earth on May 20 and 21. By Melissa Gray CNN (CNN) — Thousands of people are planning viewing parties in the western United States […]

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Joe Ricketts, a wealthy donor, getting attention in presidential contest

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Joe Ricketts is the founder of TD Ameritrade. He's really rich, and he really dislikes Barack Obama. He's working with longtime GOP operative Fred Davis on a way to spend $10 million venting that anti-Obama rage with a series of racial attacks on Obama Joe Ricketts is a registered independent, a fiscal conservative, and an […]

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Discover Financial Services to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial …

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Science | Psychology | Ed Yong has a piece in Nature on the problems of confirmation bias and replication in psychology. Yong notes that It has become common practice, for example, to. UPDATE: Blizzard has confirmed a hotfix for those players experiencing Error 3006 is on the way. ORIGINAL STORY: Diablo 3 is just hours […]

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Facebook's Eduardo Saverin Saves $67 Million in Tax by Leaving US

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By Forbes 05/17/12 – 03:18 PM EDT By Brian Solomon When it came to light last week that Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin had renounced his US citizenship, the reaction was swift and fierce. Many people criticized Saverin for what seemed like a tax Eduardo Saverin may no longer be a US citizen. But that's not […]

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Rays give Will Rhymes day off

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By The Sports XChange In today's edition of Rays Roundup: Will Rhymes is doing fine after a scary fainting episode last night, the Rays acquire career minor league player Rich Thompson from the Phillies to add outfield depth, Brandon Guyer becomes the Tampa Bay Rays infielder Will Rhymes passed out Wednesday night minutes after being […]

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New Book Casts Doubt on Obama's Christian Identity

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Obama's first substitute father was Communist Party member Frank Marshall Davis, who was Obama's mentor during Obama's teenage years in Hawaii. As the result of this omission, Klein's book ultimately fails the test of completely explaining Obama. MY FAVORITE ASPECT OF THE FRANK MARSHALL DAVIS STORY You know what I love most about the story […]

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Diana Ross: Live In Central Park

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One of Binder's most significant achievements—his Cable ACE-award-winning direction of the 1983 Showtime special Diana Ross Worldwide From New York: For One And All—has gone largely unseen since it originally aired, live, on two consecutive nights in Donna Summer & Diana Ross were the inspiration for my 70's scene in Pretty Girl Rock vid!" Keri […]

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Sunday's partial solar eclipse is only the start

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The group will travel to see a mere four minutes of the eclipse at the point at which the moon covers the sun, except for the ring of light around the moon. They'll also spend a couple of nights observing those crystal clear desert skies. YouTube Preview Image. This is one of the better Solar […]

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Robert Kennedy Jr.'s Estranged Wife, Mary, Died by Hanging

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The 52-year-old mother of four was found dead inside an outbuilding of her stately Bedford mansion around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Kennedy was found dead yesterday on the family's property in Bedford, NY A medical examiner says the estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr. died of asphyxiation due to hanging. Kennedy, who was 52, had struggled […]

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