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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 report…
Casey Anthony’s Parents to Appear on ‘Dr. Phil’
The parents of Casey Anthony, who was recently acquitted of killing her young daughter Caylee, will break their silence on the upcoming 10th season premiere of ‘Dr. Phil.’
The embattled couple had its pick of media outlets, but felt the show hosted by psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw was the best option.…
Good Looking People Are More Selfish — Study
Attractive people are less likely to cooperate with others, and more likely to focus on their own interest, according to a new study
Spanish researchers had volunteers participate in “Prisoner’s Dilemma“-type games and found that those with the most symmetrical facial features generally took the sel…
Autotopsy on Florida Megachurch Pastor Zachery Tims Inconclusive
Investigations continue into the death of Zachery Tims, the Florida megachurch pastor who was found dead in a Times Square hotel room in New York on Friday night.
The 42-year-old Tims, who struggled with drug addiction as a youth, had a small envelope containing a white powder in his pocket, which ha…
University of North Dakota to Drop Its Fighting Sioux Nickname
The “Fighting Sioux” will be all but gone by the end of the year.
That was the ultimate decision that University of North Dakota officials made, heeding the call of the NCAA which said the term is offensive to Native Americans. They will retire the nickname of its athletics program and implement a ne…

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