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  • Hold the Sugar. Exposing the Sugar Content of Popular Beverages

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    Before you grab that pick me up after a day of shopping ever wonder how much sugar a typical Grande White Chocolate Mocha from Starbucks has? Or even a seemingly healthy Manga-A-Go-Go smoothie from Jamba Juice? 

     
  • 44th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Expands German Entertainment

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    Big Bear Lake, California, August 25, 2014 - The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest celebrates 44 years of German style family fun and good times, weekends, September 13th - October 25th. Rated Southern California’s #1 Oktoberfest, this fall’s festival once again will expand the entertainment line-up to feature two bands from Germany and more free contests.

     
  • 21 Bridges Review – Sharp, A Mean Street Cat and Mouse Thriller

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    21 Bridges, from STX Entertainment, presents the story of an immovable force that meets with compromise and corruption and a race against time in the darkened hollowed streets of Manhattan's canyons as they hunt for cop killers.

     
  • The Sweetest Coffee Drinks for the Holidays

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    With Thanksgiving in the past, and the rest of the holiday season upon us, many belts have been loosened to make room for the extra holiday weight. While the holidays are a well-known time for increased sugar intake, many coffee companies are taking it to the next level.  

  • Seven Continents Book Review - The World At Your Fingertips

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    Seven Continents, from Schiffer Publishing, brings together an unforgettable fifteen year collection of photography amassed through personal travel by Dr. Mohan Bhasker, of unique and remarkable imagery, the expected and the unexpected captures, across each continent.

     
  • HL Health Exclusive: Dangerous, Dirty Water – From Flint, Michigan to the Rio Olympics a Health Threat Around the World

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    A putrid stew of untreated sewage, trash and bacteria, Rio's Guanabara Bay -- the site of Olympic rowing and sailing events -- still falls drastically short of sanitation levels promised for the games.  

  • Op/Ed: Deutsche Bank - From Hero to Zero

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    An European icon’s fall from grace is almost complete. On November 29, 170 police officers and tax investigators raided Deutsche Bank's head office and other locations in Frankfurt. The ambush was part of a money laundering probe.

     
  • Russian Cannibal Couple Arrested; Suspected of Killing, Dismembering and Eating at Least 30 (Graphic Video)

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    A married Russian couple have been arrested after grisly pictures were discovered on a missing cell phone which showed the man with a bloodied severed hand in his mouth and several severed heads in the background.

     
  • Bohemian Rhapsody Review - Four Stars! Wild, The Poetic Genius Continues

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    Bohemian Rhapsody, from 20th Century Fox, presents the story of the legendary Freddie Mercury, and the radical 1970’s experimental rock band Queen, and how they transformed themselves and every other sound by making bold and outrageous musical choices.

     
  • STEP Review – An Uplifting, Triumphant, Docu-Drama

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    STEP, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, presents a documentary drama that showcases the first graduating class of the Baltimore Charter School, the effort the girls make to meet the challenges, and the dance team that unites them.

     
  • Peshawar Death Toll Rises; World Leaders Express Outrage

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    The death toll continues to rise in the Taliban lead assault on the Peshawar Army Public School that left 126 students, from first through tenth grade, confirmed dead and another 124 injured, as the scene remains an active hostage situation.

     
  • Money News: North American Markets Down; European, Asian Markets Split

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, wrestling the Bear fell for the fifth straight week, closed down with the North American Markets following with the Shanghai Composite and Germany’s DAX also closing down.

     
  • F4 Obliterates Moore Oklahoma; Death Toll Stands At 24

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    Moore, Oklahoma was decimated when an F4 Tornado with wind speeds of over 200mph cut a two mile wide swath through the city's South side, killing at least 24, injuring hundreds and demolishing everything in its path.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Responds as Ebola Hits US; Global Coalition Grows; September Job Numbers

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    President Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden have continued to galvanize a global coalition determined to dismantle and destroy ISIS/ISIL even as it continues to grow and taunt both the United States and the United Kingdom with execution of hostages.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Mobilizes World Leaders; Russia Takes Crimea; EU Ambassador Confirmed; ObamaCare Deadline

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    President Barack Obama continues to mobilize the world against the aggressive military action initiated by Russian President Vladimir Putin that violated the territorial sovereignty of the Ukraine and resulted in annexation of the Crimean peninsula.