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Michael Vick Talks About His Second Chance, Why He Chose the Eagles

A lengthy piece in the upcoming issue of GQ highlights Michael Vick’s mindset past and present and the aftermath of the dogfighting scandal that sent him to prison for two years. How’d he handle the sentencing and subsequent backlash?

“For a while, it was all ‘Scold Mike Vick, scold Mike Vick, just talk bad about him, like he’s not a person,’” he said. “It’s almost as if everyone wanted to hate me. But what have I done to anybody? It was something that happened, and it was people trying to make some money.”

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Shaq — President Obama Destroyed Rajon Rondo’s Confidence

According to Shaquille O’Neal, a barb from President Barack Obama wrecked Shaq’s Boston Celtics teammate Rajon Rondo’s confidence, not to mention his jump shot.

Shaq writes in his upcoming book ‘Uncut’ that Obama and the Celtics were both at the same fundraiser in March.  During the event, Obama turned to smooth-shooting Celtic veteran Ray Allen, before pointing to Rondo, and then said “Hey, Ray, why don’t you teach this kid how to shoot?”

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Report: Child Poverty Rate Hits 20 Percent in the US [VIDEO]

The recession has taken a serious toll on American workers, businesses and homeowners. But now the trickle down effect of the economic climate can be seen in the country’s most vulnerable members: children.

According to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, child poverty in the US increased 18 percent over the past decade. In 2009, nearly 15 million children — or 20 percent of the juvenile population — were living in poverty.

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David Letterman Threatened on Jihadist Website [VIDEO]

The FBI is investigating a threat made against talk show host David Letterman on a popular Internet destination for radical Muslims.

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President Obama’s Approval Rating on the Economy Plunges to New Low

Barack Obama’s approval rating on the economy has fallen to the lowest level of his presidency. That’s the latest word from a Gallup poll released on Wednesday.

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Celebrity Birthdays for August 18 – Robert Redford, Andy Samberg and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Robert Redford
Age: 75
Occupation: Actor, Director, and Environmentalist
Known For: Starring in films such as ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,’ ‘Out of Africa,’ and ‘All the President’s Men,’ winning an Academy Award for directing ‘Ordinary People,’ and founding the Sundance Film Festival

Andy Samberg
Age: 33
Occupation: Actor, Comedian, and Rapper
Known For: His work as a cast member of ‘Saturday Night Live’ and appearing in several hilarious viral videos such ‘Lazy Sunday,’ ‘D*** in a Box,’ and ‘I’m on a Boat’

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Police: Abducted N.M. Girl Rescued by Good Samaritan Who Chased Kidnapper [VIDEO]

The attempted kidnapping of a six-year-old New Mexico girl was thwarted on Monday when a concerned citizen jumped into action and chased after the perpetrator.

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Female Pakistani Squash Player Carries on Dream in Spite of Taliban

Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a rising star in the sport of squash, grew up in rural Pakistan where her father, fearing retaliation for violating strict Pakistani tradition, “encouraged everyone to think she was his son,” reports the Toronto Star. After Toorpakai became more well-known, the Taliban reportedly threatened her if she’d continue playing because it considers women wearing shorts to be obscene.

Toorpakai, 21, decided it was time to leave Pakistan to continue pursuing her dreams, and she landed in Toronto in the spring to study and train with Canadian squash legend Jonathon Power. Power believes that Toorpakai has what it takes to be the best in the sport.

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Tobacco Companies Sue to Block Graphic Warning Labels [VIDEO]

In June, the Food and Drug Administration released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use. Now, four of the five largest US tobacco companies want a judge to stop the government from using them.

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President Obama to Issue New Proposals on Job Creation, Debt Reduction

Faced with stagnant unemployment rates, a lowered credit rating and the threat of a double dip recession, President Barack Obama plans to give a major speech about job creation and debt reduction in September.

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