Bloomberg Refused Second Slice of Pizza at Local Restaurant


From The Daily Currant and the "Serves" Him Right Department... they are thinking of his health, of course -- it's for his benefit.

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My Sister Forced Us Apart, Took Home Because We Weren't Married


A Texas man says he and his partner were together for 34 years but his partner’s sister has now forced them apart, taken their home, and his partner’s finances — and done it legally because they weren’t married. For the last six years his partner, Jim, who is older, suffered from Alzheimer’s. Jim’s estranged sister, Lon Watts writes on Facebook, was able to take their home and Jim’s finances through the courts by filing for guardianship — despite Lon having power of attorney.

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Florida Teen Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad


At 7 a.m. on Monday, the 16 year-old mixed some common household chemicals in a small 8 oz water bottle on the grounds of Bartow High School in Bartow, Florida. The reaction caused a small explosion that caused the top to pop up and produced some smoke. No one was hurt and no damage was caused. After the explosion Wilmot was taken into custody by a school resources officer and charged with possession/discharge of a weapon on school grounds and discharging a destructive device. She will be tried as an adult. She was then taken to a juvenile assessment center.

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Feds spend over $400,000 on underwear that senses cigarette smoke


The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, has granted more than $400,000 to a research project that involves something unconventional. The University of Alabama has received two grants from NIH that total $402,721 to create a monitoring system involving underwear that can detect when a person smokes cigarettes. So far, the project has produced a “very early prototype” of the monitoring system. The current prototype fits like a vest.

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NZ Government Announces That Software Will No Longer Be Patentable


In a bill passed earlier today, the Government of New Zealand announced that software in the country will no longer be patentable. New Zealand’s largest IT representative body, the Institute of IT Professionals, expressed relief and said the decision removed a major barrier to software-led innovation.

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MO State Senator: Ban Seersucker Suits for Ages Above 8


Nutty MO state senator wants to ban seersucker suits for ages 9 and up simply because he doesn't like how it looks.

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Homeowner Fined $26,250 for Cutting 6 Trees on his Property


For cutting down six trees on his newly bought property in Woodside without a permit, Rajiv Gujral will have to pay a $26,250 fine.

But it could have been worse.

Woodside officials asked the town council to fine him twice that amount -- $52,500.

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U.S. Obtains Wide AP Phone Records in Probe


The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for the Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.

After Benghazi, IRS tea party probe: Govt seized AP phone records

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