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(Trenton, NJ) -- A man who was thrown in jail over his rap lyrics is getting a new trial thanks to New Jersey's Supreme Court. Vonte Skinner's rap lyrics were used as evidence to convict him in the attempted murder of Lamont Peterson back in 2008. The state's highest court threw...
(Undated) -- Sandra Bullock is doing very well, thank you. Bullock tops "Forbes'" list of the highest earning actresses with an estimated 51-million dollars in earnings between June of 2013 and June of this year. That's largely due to the stunning success of the film "Gravity...
(Gaza) -- Hamas and Israel are agreeing to Egypt's proposal for a 72-hour truce. The ceasefire will begin Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Israel time and run for at least three days. Egypt has also invited Israel and Palestinian factions to Cairo for high-level peace talks. Israel's...
(Undated) -- The party is on at Syracuse University. It's at the top of the Princeton Review's annual list of the nation's best party schools. The University of Iowa is second, followed by the University of California-Santa Barbara in third. The rankings are based on about 130-...
(New York, NY) -- New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital is testing a patient for Ebola. The patient is identified only as a male who recently traveled to a West African country where the outbreak has hit. The patient reportedly showed up to the emergency room this morning with a...
(New York, NY) -- Stocks are starting the trading week with gains. Stock in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway rose more than two percent after reporting a 41-percent jump in second-quarter profit on Friday. The Dow closed 76 points higher to 16-569. The Nasdaq gained 31 points...
(Undated) -- Parts of Southern California are a soggy mess and they could stay that way for days after severe thunderstorms set off flash floods and deadly mudslides yesterday. At least one person was killed when rocks and mud swept his car off a road and into a swollen creek...
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL) -- Another Florida judge is calling the state's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. The ruling by Judge Dale Cohen came in the case of a same-sex couple from Vermont who wants to divorce in Florida. Today's ruling is the third one handed down in the last...
(Undated) -- It looks like the cast of "The Big Bang Theory" may be ready to get back to work. Deadline.com says Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have agreed to new three-year contracts with Warner Bros. TV - and huge raises. While the dollar amounts have not been...