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Westboro Baptist Church

Westboro Baptist Church - The father of fallen Marine Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder, whose funeral was picketed by a radical Kansas church group, has been ordered to pay the protesters' court costs.

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling, and ordered Albert Snyder to pay more than $16,000 to the leader of Westboro Baptist Church. Snyder had filed suit against the group for demonstrating at his son's funeral in 2006. The Topeka church frequently pickets military funerals, carrying signs that say "Thank God for dead soldiers," as well as protesting homosexuality.

The Supreme Court will hear the case next term to decide whether the right to picket funerals is protected, or is limited by the privacy and religious rights of the mourners.

Westboro Baptist Church

Matthew Snyder

Matthew Snyder - "By the court making this decision, they're not only telling me that they're taking their side, but I have to pay them money to do this to more soldiers and their families," said Albert Snyder, whose son, Lance Cpl. Matthew Snyder, was killed in action in Iraq in 2006.

Members of the fundamentalist church based in Topeka, Kansas, appeared outside Snyder's funeral in 2006 in Westminster, Maryland, carrying signs reading "You're going to hell," "God hates you" and "Thank God for dead soldiers."

Among the teachings of the church, which was founded in 1955 by pastor Fred Phelps, is the belief that God is punishing the United States for "the sin of homosexuality" through events such as soldiers' deaths.

Matthew Snyder

Shroud Of Turin

Shroud Of Turin - AMERICAN computer graphic artists using cutting edge technology have recreated the face of Jesus based on the Shroud of Turin.

It took a team from Studio MacBeth six months to create the image using the fabric many believe to be Jesus’ burial cloth, as the blueprint, The Christian Post reported.

“If you want to recreate the face of Jesus and you want to get the actual face of Jesus, you have only one object and that’s the Shroud,” said computer artist Ray Downing.

“It is the only object that can actually purport to be the actual image of Jesus with any kind of credibility whatsoever.”

But the Shroud of Turin is not without controversy. Though many believe it is the cloth used to wrap the body of Jesus after his death, others assert that the shroud is from the medieval period and is not the precious relic that some claim.

Shroud Of Turin

Sam Nazarian

Sam Nazarian - Ever heard of the name Sam Nazarian? Who wouldn’t Sam Nazarian is Kristin Cavallari’s boyfriend, the said to be a one woman-man, Sam Nazarian has been caught with another girl, and the one who caught him was his very own girlfriend Kristin Cavallari.

The Hills star Kristin Cavallari has now broke up with her boyfriend Sam Nazarian after learning that he has been cheating on her. The story on how she found it out was really amusing. Kristin was stopping by to Sam Nazarian’s place to pick up her ring that she had left behind.

Sam Nazarian

Lee Najjar

Lee Najjar - Today on an interview with a Jacksonville TV station WJXX-TV, Kim Zolciak says she’s “in a good place” with Big Papa, her nickname for her boyfriend Lee Najjar. The pair have been on and off the past year.

She also said the new sixth housewife on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” season three, which starts shooting this month, is “an attorney” but wouldn’t say the name.

Based on the list of women who have been rumored to be trying out for the show, the only attorney is Phaedra Parks, who specializes in entertainment. Phaedra is an actual housewife. She got married last November to Apollo Nida and “Housewives” semi-regular Dwight Eubanks was the wedding planner, according to the Straight From the A blog.

Lee Najjar

Jaime Escalante

Jaime Escalante - The California maths teacher who inspired the film Stand And Deliver, Jaime Escalante, has died aged 79.

Escalante, a Bolivian immigrant, transformed a tough high school in Los Angeles by motivating struggling students to excel at maths and science.

The school had more students studying advanced calculus than all but three other state schools in the US.

Escalante died in Reno, Nevada, where he was undergoing treatment for bladder cancer, AP news agency reported.

Edward James Olmos played Escalante in the 1988 film Stand And Deliver.

Olmos said Escalante had proved that inner city students were able to perform at the highest level, and left an important legacy for American education, AP said.

Jaime Escalante

Erik Menendez

Erik Menendez - How many of us remember Erik Menendez? Probably very less because he had hit the headlines when many of the readers were in their nursery classes! So a quick recap of the incident that made Erik Menendez notorious!

Erik Galen Menendez and Joseph Lyle Menendez are two brothers who did the hideous crime of murdering their parents Jose and Kitty Menendez, residents of Beverly Hills, California, on 20th August 1989 by shotgun.

Both Joseph and Erik were sentenced of lifetime imprisonment and are expected to remain in prison cell till the last day of their life. Erik is reported to be working as a night caretaker and shares a 6-by-9-foot cell with another prisoner!

Erik Menendez married his long time pen pal Tammi Saccoman on 16-Jun-1999 via a telephone ceremony at Folsom State Prison. The wedding took place in a prison waiting room. Tammi later self-published a book titled “They Said We’d Never Make It – My Life with Erik Menendez” where she had revealed many wonderful mome…

Kayla Narey

Kayla Narey - Nine teens have been charged after police found a connection between them and the suicide of Phoebe Prince, bullying victim in January 14th. Charges vary between harassment and statuory rape. The announcement was made by District Attorney Elizabeth D. Scheibel.

Phoebe Prince was a 15-year-old student from Ireland, and she was found hanged in her home after weeks of bullying in school and even in her Facebook account.

“It appears that Phoebe’s death on Jan. 14 followed a torturous day for her, in which she was subjected to verbal harassment and threatened physical abuse,” said Scheibel.

Kayla Narey

Runescape Easter 2010 Guide

Runescape Easter 2010 Guide - Runescape Easter Event 2010 Guide Walkthrough – Looking for the Runescape Easter Event 2010 Guide and walkthrough? Well we are back on track as we have another walkthrough for this new game, THis Online game will be having a Easter Event 2010. For those who are eager to find out the exact details then, lets check on this on this one. HAve you ever played any other event game right here? For those who still have got the right stuff, then better check out this Runescape Easter Event 2010 Guide Walkthrough and find out. There will be lots of rewards waiting for the winners and players participating. so bring out the joy and start playing Runescape to enter the Easter Event 2010 Guide Walkthrough.

Phoebe Prince

Phoebe Prince - The charging of nine teenagers in the tragic suicide of Irish student Phoebe Prince in South Hadley Massachusetts is no more than what they deserved.

Yet the failure to charge any adults at the school with at least negligence in her case is puzzling.

The heartbreaking evidence released by the prosecutor shows that adult supervisors witnessed and did nothing about the extreme bullying the 15-year-old girl underwent on her last days on earth.

That included heavy bullying in the library before a supervisor who did absolutely nothing to stop it or report it.

The entire school leadership, given that there were previous incidents of bad bullying at the school, deserves to be reprimanded and in some cases sacked over this tragic episode.

One can make no excuse for adults who watched and did nothing while a young girl was bullied to death hanging herself in a closet when it all became too much for her.

Her crime was being asked out on a date by a popular high school football player,…

Mcdonald's All American

Mcdonald's All American - Jereme Richmond didn't win the slam dunk competition, but in typical Richmond fashion, he managed to have a say in who did.

Richmond scored 124 points (out of a possible 140) in the first round but was one point shy of making the final round of the McDonald's All-American game's slam dunk competition Monday night at Ohio State's Value City Arena.

The event was won by Richmond's friend Josh Selby, a 6-foot-3 guard from Baltimore Lake Clifton.

"Jereme Richmond told me my first dunk had to be my best dunk," Selby said.

Richmond went with the competition's most common dunk. He threw the ball up and off the ground in both attempts, catching it with one hand for a tomahawk jam and a score of 64 on his first try.

"It's all in fun," Richmond said. "Win or lose, doesn't matter. I was glad for Josh, though. I met him through AAU, and we've been friends for a while. He's a guy I can relate to off the court.…

Ethan Peck

Ethan Peck - Last we saw Kat Stratford and Patrick Verona on "10 Things I Hate About You," she was climbing on to the back of his bike in a very sweet -- and pretty hot -- stand-by-your-man (even if you're not ready to admit he's your man) kind of moment.

In the clip below, Korbi TV asks Lindsey Shaw (Kat) and Ethan Peck (Patrick) if their characters are now ready to give in to their feelings for one another.

"Our feelings will grow, despite our [efforts in] fighting them," Peck says.

So they're still fighting them?!

Apparently so, but the actors also say it's all getting more complicated and involved. In a good way. "It only gets deeper and funnier and just more real, really," Shaw shares. "The most fun for me about this second half [of Season 1] has been really just getting to know each other better as people."
Watch the video for more on that, as well as what's up with Kat's sister Bianca and her pops, played by the genius…

Sylvester James

Sylvester James - *TV One’s series “UnSung” reveals the life of a ’70s Disco Queen tonight. While the names Donna Summer and Gloria Gaynor might come to mind, it’s singer Sylvester that’s the focus of the upcoming episode.

Sylvester James’ journey to fame and tragedy began when he left his Los Angeles home at age 16 and headed straight to San Francisco. The singer launched his career just a few years later in 1967, joining music productions, teaming for a short stint in a group of transvestite performance artists (The Cockettes), and picking up a following as a popular nightclub singer in the 70s.

After a flock of labels, bands, and trios, Sylvester formed a group with future Weather Girls Martha Wash and Izora Rhodes. His hit, “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)” became a disco classic. Tragedy struck in the 1980s for the singer. As he watched close friends die from AIDS complications, he too was diagnosed with the HIV virus and died in 1988.

Although Sylvester’s hit “You Make Me Feel” was …

Knight And Day

Knight And Day - Directed by James Mangold (WALK THE LINE, GIRL INTERRUPTED) and written by actor Patrick O'Neill, this tale of a couple's dangerous adventure is slated to open at the end of June, right before the holiday weekend. Tom Cruise's first role since his Nazi disaster, VALKYRIE, seems to be following his MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE success -- and adding the always sexy Cameron Diaz to the mix makes for a very intriguing film duo.

What do you think about this trailer? Does it look like a blockbuster is brimming . . . or another lukewarm Cruise flick? Has Tom's hijinks in the outside world made his Hollywood star dim at all? Clearly, he's got something left to give--he's got seven or eight films in development and never seems to go a year without putting up another full-scale Hollywood event, for better or worse.

Kristin Gustafson

Kristin Gustafson - Kristin Gustafson was your 2009 Hometown Hotties Winner, but she’s a winner in any year. The best part is Kristin is from California. She’s 5′8, 125, and works as a Leasing Consultant

“Piercings/Tattoos (How many? Where?): Piercings…not so much. I’m boring with those, just my ears. Tattoos I have 2; 1 on my wrist and the dreaded lower back tat…but I make mine look good.”

Notable quotes?

“Every girl has at one time has told a little white lie…used the eyelash flutter or the cleavage over the counter move at least once in their life… or telling people at a restaurant it’s your birthday…works every time!”

But the best part? “I can flex my [cleavage] to the beat of any song. I can also touch the tip of my tongue to the bottom of my nose…Mom and Dad are proud.”

Dorell Wright Photos

Dorell Wright Photos - Dorell Wright Photo Pics – NBA Basketball star Dorell Wright Apologized his monday after explicit Dorell Wright Photo Pics of Miami Heats appeared over the internet, A lot of people are checking it out, to find what they looked like, thats why its a big hit over the internet. The pictures on Dorell wright waa showing frontal nudity, which was taken on a private video a year ago. Check out the apology statement made by Dorell Wright right below. We will try and share the Dorell Wright Photo Pics, it may be explicit, but we probably just share a link.

Lorenzo Von Matterhorn

Lorenzo Von Matterhorn - Lorenzo Von Matterhorn is a fictional character introduced on the television show "How I Met Your Mother" last year. We first introduced Lorenzo Von Matterhorn here in November. Now Lorenzo Von Matterhorn is hitting the search engines again to help all of use look more intelligent.

According to Lorenzo Von Matterhorn rules, there are several ways to look smarter...just like Lorenzo Von Matterhorn.

Lorenzo Von Matterhorn fans recommend wearing eyeglasses. After all, it makes Sarah Palin look smarter.

Another way to make people think you are intelligent is to walk around carrying a smart newspaper such as the Wall Street Journal, just like Lorenzo Von Matterhorn.

A good haircut and using big words are more ways to resemble an intelligent person. You might even create a fake Lorenzo Von Matterhorn persona for yourself.

Elgin Park

Elgin Park - You may not have heard the name “Michael Paul Smith”, but people over internet are searching for the “Elgin Park” fanatically, because it is the model society a very small town you may not find on the map of the United States, but for Smith it is a place of his dreams, where he lives days.

It would be perfect to say that for Michael Paul Smith “Elgin Park is the reality of Fantasy”.

Recently ABC Network discovered the story behind Elgin Park, when they meet up with the creature of this miniature society.

Talking to ACB Network, Smith said, People have forgot that how colorful the past was, while taking a snap of miniature city Elgin Park, Pennsylvania. The model miniature town has been created by Smit himself using the old model cars and building that are homemade.

It was his passion, greed to see the colorful past, even in pictures, so he decided to take lifelike photographs of the miniature “Elgin Park”, with his $75 digital camera, but the miniature town went viral when he…

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper - A frail but smiling Dennis Hopper was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, belying reports that the "Easy Rider" actor was on his deathbed.

Hopper, 73, has advanced prostate cancer and was said in court documents this week to have dropped to about 100 pounds (45 kg) in weight and to be too weak to continue chemotherapy.

Hopper wore a bandage on his head and on his right hand at the ceremony. He attributed them to injuries he suffered in a fall after a paparazzi called out his name as he walked outside.

"I thought I recognized the voice, so I kept walking and turned around but I didn't see the little ridgeline in the road and I took a terrible fall because I have no muscle," the actor told reporters.

"So I fell directly on my face, and I had my glasses in my hand. I got pretty screwed up," he said.

Hopper, who began his career in the 1955 teenage rebellion film "Rebel Without a Cause" with James Dean, is embroile…

Palm Sunday 2010

Palm Sunday 2010 - Hundreds of Christians from around the world marched from the Mount of Olives into Jerusalem to mark Palm Sunday, retracing the steps of Jesus 2,000 years ago.

The pilgrims waved national and church flags and followed a white donkey, which according to Christian tradition was the way Jesus entered the holy city.

A few dozen Israeli police stood by, a small fraction of the forces on duty in recent weeks because of Palestinian unrest. There were no incidents in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.

"I see the problems here as a part of the trip, just showing the extremes of this God-drenched city," said Jane Voigts, a pastor from San Luis Obispo, California. "I've really seen more grace and hope amidst the suffering here."

In past weeks, Palestinian demonstrations followed disclosure of Israeli plans to build apartments in east Jerusalem, as well as rededication of an ancient synagogue in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.

Most West Bank Palestinia…

Earth Hour 2010

Earth Hour 2010 - Europe’s best known landmarks — including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and Rome’s Colosseum — fell dark Saturday, following Sydney’s Opera House and Beijing’s Forbidden City in joining a global climate change protest, as lights were switched off across the world to mark the Earth Hour event.

In the United States, the lights went out at the Empire State Building in New York, the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., and the Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, among many other sites in the Eastern time zone.

Millions were expected to turn off lights and appliances for an hour from 8:30 p.m. in a gesture to highlight environmental concerns and to call for a binding pact to cut greenhouse gas emissions. This year’s was the fourth annual Earth Hour, organized by the World Wildlife Fund.

“I think it’s great to see that hundreds of millions of people share this common value of lowering our carbon footprint,” said Dan Forman, a spokesman for WWF in Washington.

Some 4,000 cities in…

Elgin Park, Pennsylvania

Elgin Park, Pennsylvania -

I discovered the small (very small) town of “Elgin Park” the same way millions of others around the world have: someone forwarded me a link to a Flickr slide show. The subject line was “Cars of the past … real or models?”

The photos were of models, all right, but they appeared so much more lifelike than any dioramas I’d seen before. I felt as if I was looking at a movie that was expressed in stills.

I would soon learn that my view of Michael Paul Smith’s photos of this imaginary town was one of about 20 million — so far.

I wrote about Mr. Smith and his scaled-down town for the Sunday Automobiles section. While this may seem like the story of a car enthusiast, Mr. Smith defies that label. He is an artist, not a car nut. He loves the aesthetics of American cars from decades past, but he doesn’t seem to care what engines they had.

Elgin Park is really about a sense of home, not about the cars, which are simply the actors in the scenes. Mr. Smith is the casting dire…

Nada Prouty To Restore Reputation

Nada Prouty To Restore Reputation - She worked inside Yemen in 2000 after terrorists bombed the USS Cole, killing 17 American sailors. She helped nab Zayd Hassan Safarani for a 1986 hijacking in Pakistan that killed 22 passengers. And she spearheaded the investigation into the 2002 assassination of USAID diplomat Laurence Foley in Jordan.

But today, the 40-year-old former Taylor woman says she is unemployed, shunned by neighbors and regretting that she pleaded guilty in 2007 to federal charges that caused her to forfeit her citizenship and be branded as a Hizballah mole. The feds found out about her while investigating her brother-in-law, prominent Detroit-area restaurateur Talal Chahine, on tax evasion charges.

"It makes me sick that anyone would think I would do anything to harm the United States," said Prouty, a Lebanese immigrant who is going public to try to clear her name. and regain her citizenship. CBS's "60 Minutes" aired a segment on her tonight.

The Jus…

Health Care Reform Bill

Health Care Reform Bill - Sunday, a day that will live in infamy. The House is set to vote on the health care reform bill on Sunday afternoon/evening.

During the Hank Paulson bailout spending bill that was pushed through under the disguise of a troubled asset relief program, but later ended up being nothing more than a handout to the largest Wall street firms. I wrote, faxed, and sent emails to Congress urging them to stop the bailout bill. Washington was overrun by a massive load of opposition to the bill with some reports placing the opposition at 300 to 1. Yes, 300 opposed for every single individual who was in favor of it. Phone systems were overrun, email servers crashed under the load, and fax machines were even turned off in some cases because they were being inundated with messages from their constituents.

And here we are yet again. The communications director for the House of Representatives reports that the telephone systems have been overwhelmed, email systems bogged down, an…

Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Irish Soda Bread Recipe -

St. Patrick’s Day 2010 is tomorrow Wednesday, March 17. I'm thinking about making some Irish Soda Bread in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

What are you going to do to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? If you're like me, maybe you'll be making an Irish Soda Bread recipe as well. If so, try this Irish Soda Bread recipe -- it is awesome! This Irish Soda Bread goes perfectly with Traditional Irish Stew Recipe. It also goes well with Slow Cooker Corned Beef.

Irresistible Irish Soda Bread from


* 3 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 tablespoon baking powder
* 1/3 cup white sugar
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1 teaspoon baking soda
* 1 egg, lightly beaten
* 2 cups buttermilk
* 1/4 cup butter, melted


1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
2. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and baking soda. Blend egg and buttermilk together, and add all at once to the flour…

Bracket Predictions

Bracket Predictions - Well, Kentucky has been living a charmed life all season long. I suppose it only makes sense that they are given one of the easiest roads to the Final Four of any No. 1 seed.

My March Madness bracket prediction for the East Region: a whole lot of people with their face buried squarely in the lap of John Wall, John Calipari and the rest of the Kentucky Nation. But what they don’t realize (and I’ll come back to this with another story tomorrow) is that Kentucky doesn’t have a chance in hell in cutting down the nets and winning the NCAA Tournament.

The Wildcats share a bracket with precisely zero other teams that have a shot at a national championship and, realistically, only two other teams (Wisconsin, West Virginia) that have a prayer at Final Four run. Other than that this bracket has a lot of parity and a lot of coin-flip games in the first two rounds that could lead to endless permutations in the region. However, all of that parity is between mediocre teams. And …

NCAA Bracket Blank 2010

NCAA Bracket Blank 2010 - Earlier, we saw that both the NCAA Basketball Tournament Brackets for Men’s and Women’s Division have been released. The Men’s Division are scheduled to compete with each other on March 18 and 19. Then two days after them follows the Women’s Division on March 20 and 21.

Several sports sites are now having a contest for those who can pick the right combination of winning teams in the NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracket offering huge prizes. Because of this, college basketball supporters wants to try their luck and have a chance to win the prize with their NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracket Predictions.

Do you want to be one of those participants? Although the odds of winning is a bit small since the probability of predicting the right combinations is little given 64 competing basketball teams, you can still participate. Start now by downloading your NCAA Basketball Tournament Blank Bracket and make your own picks and predictions from the list of competing teams.


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College BasketballI Invitational

College BasketballI Invitational - St. Louis University will play host to Indiana State at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the first round of the 16-team College Basketball Invitational tournament.

This is the first postseason tourney game for the Billikens (20-11) since the 2004 NIT. SLU finished fourth in the Atlantic 10 Conference with an 11-5 league mark.

Indiana State (17-14) was 9-9 in the Missouri Valley Conference and lost to Illinois State at the MVC Tournament in St. Louis.

The winner of this game advances to a March 22 quarterfinal game against either Akron or Wisconsin-Green Bay. The first three rounds of the CBI are single-elimination, followed by a best-of-three series for the title with the higher seed hosting two games.

The Billiken ticket office at Chaifetz Arena opens at 8:30 p.m. today.

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Tess Taylor, Pretty Wild

Tess Taylor, Pretty Wild - The latest family to get a reality show on E! is Andrea Arlington and her "pretty wild" daughters. But, if you're like me, you might be wondering: Who are these people? Why are they famous? And why should we care enough to watch their show? Well, here's the lowdown on the family, according to reports:

Andrea Arlington, the mom, is a former model who has posed for Playboy.
Tess Taylor, 19, who is described by E! as the oldest sister, is reportedly not really Andrea Arlington's daughter or the sibling of Alexis and Gabrielle. She is known as a party girl and works as a model.

Alexis Neiers, 18, is the family member who has made the most headlines. She was arrested on suspicion of burglarizing celebrity homes in a Hollywood burglary ring now known as the The Burglar Bunch.

Gabrielle "Gabby" Neiers, 15, is the little sister who hasn't done anything scandalous -- yet.

What do you think of this new E! family? I admit that I didn&#…

Digital TV Antenna

Digital TV Antenna - WGHP/Fox 8 will turn off its channel-8 digital transmitter on Monday, switching over permanently to its channel 35 transmitter.

After last June's digital transition, WGHP found that many of its viewers could not pick up its digital VHF signal on channel 8, either because the signal was not strong enough or because many customers had the wrong type of antennas for VHF broadcasts. WGHP got "special temporary authority" from the Federal Communications Commission to run its signal on both channel 8 and UHF station channel 35 while it figured out whether it could boost the VHF signal or whether it would need to switch to UHF permanently.

The station found that some customers, especially ones without outside antennas, could not pick up the VHF digital signal. The other stations in the market broadcast on UHF.

"It certainly costs us more for electricity and maintenance (to run UHF)," said Ross Mason, the chief engineer at WGHP. "But when custome…

ACC Tournament 2010 Bracket

ACC Tournament 2010 Bracket - The Big East Tournament will start on Tuesday, March 9th with the opening round. The men’s 2010 Big East Tournament Bracket is all set with #1 Syracuse being the favorite of the tournament. Normally there are more Big East teams that are confident in a NCAA tourney bid but this year it will be different. The 2010 Big East Tournament Bracket could make or break a team from making it to the big dance. For the teams from the Big East that already have a bid in the NCAA Tournament they can improve their seeding by performing well in the 2010 Big East Tournament.

In my opinion the three best teams in the 2010 Big East Tournament Bracket are #1 ranked Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia. The Big East Tournament is perhaps one of the strongest with so many talented teams. If you were a betting man you could assume that the Big East or the ACC will come away with the National Title this year. When you are betting on the 2010 Big East Tournament Bracket do not co…

Daylight Savings Time 2010

Daylight Savings Time 2010 - Daylight savings time 2010, when it begins. Daylight Saving Time begins each year at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday of March. Move clocks ahead one hour at the start of Daylight Saving Time.

Standard Time begins each year at 2 a.m. on the first Sunday of November. Move your clocks back one hour at the resumption of Standard Time. Daylight Saving time and Time zones are regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, not by NIST.

In 2009, Daylight Saving Time begins on March 8 and ends on Nov.1.

In 2010, Daylight Saving Time begins on March 14 and ends on Nov.7.

Daylight Savings Time 2010

Mark Linkous

Mark Linkous - Rock singer Mark Linkous, frontman with US band Sparklehorse, has killed himself, according to a statement from his family to Rolling Stone magazine.
"It is with great sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and family member Mark Linkous took his own life today," the family said.

His four acclaimed Sparklehorse albums led him to be regarded by many as a hero of the US alternative rock scene.

His work included collaborations with Tom Waits, PJ Harvey and Danger Mouse.
His family said in the statement: "We are thankful for his time with us and will hold him forever in our hearts. May his journey be peaceful, happy and free. There's a heaven and there's a star for you."

Virginia-born singer-songwriter Linkous - thought to be in his 40s - released the first Sparklehorse album Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot in 1995.

The following year, he "died" for two minutes after ingesting a dangerous mix of Valium and antidepressants whil…

Adam Gadahn

Adam Gadahn - Adam Gadahn, who was brought up in California, describes Major Nidal Hasan as a pioneer who should serve as a role model for other Muslims.
He urges Muslims in America to carry out attacks against US and Western targets.
Major Hasan has been charged with the murder of 13 people after a shooting spree at the Fort Hood base in Texas.

He has been described as a devout Muslim whose commitment to the army may have been broken by his opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

There is a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Adam Gadahn, who is also known as Azzam al-Amriki.

He appeared in the video posted on a radical Islamic website wearing white robes and a white turban.

Gadahn was charged wtih treason in 2006 after converting to Islam and joining al Qaeda.

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Disney Princess Half Marathon

Disney Princess Half Marathon - Disney Princess half marathon & Disney Princess half marathon results. You may do a double take this weekend as 18,000 Disney Princesses take to the roads of Walt Disney World for the second annual Disney’s Princess Half Marathon. That’s nearly twice as many as ran last year. A plus, because it’s all for a good cause The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Also returning is Disney’s Fit For A Princess Expo. It is open to the public and is a great place for women to learn about health and wellness. Find it at the newly re-branded ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

“Every woman wants their chance to feel like a princess and this event allows them to embrace the attributes Disney princesses embody: commitment, courage, determination, fantasy, perseverance and strength,” said Disney Sports Area Manager Kathleen Duran. “This event is all about princesses and spreading the message of health and wellness to women of all fitness levels while incorporating the gl…

Betty Nguyen Leaving CNN

Betty Nguyen Leaving CNN - Betty Nguyen Leaving Cnn, Betty Nguyen is leaving CNN and joining the network as a full-time CBS News Correspondent as of March 11th. Nguyen will anchor “CBS Morning News” and report for “The Early Show.”

Nguyen joined CNN in 2004 and is an anchor for the weekend editions of “CNN Newsroom.” “She has a great on-air presence and brings a tremendous amount of hard news reporting and anchoring experience to CBS News,” said CBS News and Sports president Sean McManus in a release.

Prior to her time at CNN, Nguyen started her career as an anchor at two CBS affiliates in Texas, first at KWTX in Waco, then KTVT in Dallas. Full announcement after the jump.
More: TVNewser has an email that current “CBS Morning News” anchor Michelle Gielan sent to colleagues early today in which she announces that she’s leaving CBS News in the next few months.

Betty Nguyen Leaving CNN