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Shoaib Akhtar requests Sachin Tendulkar to stage All-Stars series in Pakistan

Karachi: Former speedster Shoaib Akhtar  has requested Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to hold the All-Stars Cricket event in Pakistan as well.   Akhtar, who is part of Sachin’s Blasters in the ongoing T20 event in the US, told some Pakistani journalists in Houston that he was hopeful that one day the cricket extravaganza would be held in Pakistan. “I have had a word with Sachin (Tendulkar) on the possibility of the All-Stars series in Pakistan one day. Sachin was happy and...

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Greatest ‘Goodwill’ Find Of All Time? Guy Buys Watch For $5.99 And Flips It For $35,000

A man in Phoenix is $34,994 richer after he found a rare 1959 Jaeger-LeCoultre diving watch at Goodwill on sale for a meager $5.99. Back in high school my friends and I were all about going to Goodwill to find that ‘Great White Buffalo’ of apparel. Mostly we’d be looking for throwback 80’s gear, like hypercolor shirts and Starter jackets, but never did it occur to us that there might be actual value lurking somewhere within the racks of Goodwill. HOLY CRAP were...

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Winter Storm Knocks Out Power to Thousands in Chicago

Hundreds without power during snow storm CHICAGO — ComEd is reporting that a system wide outage that has caused about 18,200 people to lose power. The vast majority of those without power are in the southern part of the ComEd territory. There are about 500 outages in the western part of the ComEd territory. The remaining outages are in Chicago and the northern region. NIPSCO is also reporting that thousands are without power in northwest Indiana.

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Texas man, 81, cashes in 500 pounds of pennies

SLATON, Texas — One man from Texas took that old Benjamin Franklin saying “a penny saved is a penny earned” to heart. 81-year-old Ira Keys started collecting pennies when he was 17-years-old. It was a collection his dad encouraged. After 65 years of saving, he collected 500-pounds worth. He finally cashed in his collection. It took the bank employees an hour to count it all. The grand total: $816 Keys says he’ll start all over again.

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McCormick Place

McCormick Place is the largest convention center in North America. It consists of four interconnected buildings sited on and near the shore of Lake Michigan, about 4 km (2.5 mi) south of downtown Chicago, Illinois, USA. McCormick Place hosts numerous trade shows and meetings. The largest regular events are the Chicago Auto Show each February, the International Home and Housewares Show each March and the National Restaurant Association Annual Show each May. For more than half a century, McCormick Place has built a reputation as the country’s premier facility for meetings and conventions. Chicago offers the very best...

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Lollywood Star “Meera” Got Dinner Invitation From “Barack Obama”

Meera always likes to be in the high lights for her spicy and melodious chitchat now connected herself with US President Obama stated at Lahore. Meera said that during her visit to Chicago, she met American senator Durbin who campaigned for Obama in the elections. She was invited to a fund raising event there and collected US $ 2 million. US Senator Durban during fundraising, ensured that he will visit Pakistan for the political training of Meera and her mother. Meera...

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US investors bet on PM Modi, to invest $41 billion in India in 3 years

NEW DELHI: While much has been made of the US’ decision to revoke PM Narendra Modi’s visa in 2005, the issue did not figure at all in his discussions with President Barack Obama either over the dinner at White House or the bilateral meet between the two leaders next day. Official sources also said that the success of Modi’s trip to the US had paved the way for investments worth $ 41 billion from the US into India in the next few years....

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USA | Woman Arrested For Calling Her Ex-Boyfriend 77000 Times In A Week

Albuquerque| A New Mexico woman was finally arrested this morning by officers of the Albuquerque Police Department in what could be the most extreme case of stalking ever recorded in the history of the country. The 28-year old woman allegedly not only called her ex-lover a formidable 77 639 times in a week, but also sent him 1937 emails, 41 229 text messages, 217 sung messages and 647 letters in the same period. Linda Murphy, who has an history of obsessive...


4 firefighters injured when Ice Bucket Challenge goes wrong

An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went terribly wrong in Campbellsville, Kentucky, when four firefighters were seriously injured after participating in a group event, according to Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette. Electricity from a power line shocked the firefighters after they had sprayed water on students. Crews from the Fire and Rescue Department were helping the Campbellsville University band with their video “Challenge” around 11 a.m. Thursday. A photo obtained by CNN and taken by witness Tyler Arterburn shows the firetruck’s aerial...


Movie Review | LUCY

Scarlett Johansson plays the title character in the 2014 science fiction thriller ‘Lucy.’ Her character is an American studying abroad in Taiwan who had a week long relationship with the wrong kind of guy; The kind who will cuff a locked briefcase with unknown contents to your arm and send you into the offices of a murderous mob boss. Lucy is then kidnapped, stuffed with a new, but certainly illegal drug and sent to board a flight back to the U.S....