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July 2013

Fisherman reel in 220-pound catfish | Watch the video - Yahoo! News

Anglers Juraj Petrovaj and Peter Caklos, who specialize in fishing catfish, used a handmade rod to reel in a 220-pound, 8-foot 5-inch catch. The giant catfish was caught in Domasa, Slovakia after nearly an hour struggle. Once on shore, the Petrovaj and Caklos were amazed by the monstrous fish’s size.



Gay Activists Pour Russian Vodka in NYC Streets | Watch the video - Yahoo! News

CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: Buying vodka to protest the buying of vodka...... How *smart* are these people?....

To protest recent anti-gay laws passed in Russia, two dozen gay activists gathered in front of the Russian Consulate in NYC to pour bottles of Russian vodka in the street to demonstrate how they are boycotting the purchase of Russian products. (July 31)


Report: Alex Rodriguez to receive lifetime ban without agreement -

Major League Baseball is expected to impose a lifetime suspension on New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez if he does not agree to a settlement with the league, according to Craig Calcaterra of HardballTalk.

MLB won't accept anything less than 150 games, according to Calcaterra's source, and figures that Fredric Horowitz, the arbitrator who would hear the appeal that Rodriguez would almost certainly file, would administer a similar ban even if he overturns a lifetime suspension.


K-Fed Underfed? Britney's Ex Sheds the Excess Weight | Stop The Presses! - Yahoo! Music

Who is that man swimming in Kevin Federline's XXL clothes? Why, it's Federline himself! It appears that the previously portly dancer, rapper and ex-husband/baby daddy of Britney Spears has shed the weight that made gossip headlines in previous years.

Federline was spotted this week leaving the movies with girlfriend Victoria Prince in Calabasas, California with a significantly smaller gut. It appears he hasn't upgraded his wardrobe since his bigger days, so the dancer looked lost in his baggy t-shirt and gym shorts. But that's kind of his look!


Snooki Keeps It Classy and Covered Up in Seaside Heights | omg! Celeb News - Yahoo! omg!

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi was snapped on the beaches of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, on Monday, rocking an unusually demure black and white striped two-piece. The doting mom, who was there with fiancé Jionni Lovelle and their adorable 11-month-old son Lorenzo, was looking better — and more classy — than ever.

The 25-year-old left the teeny tiny two-piece at home, opting for a much more covered up bikini with high-waisted bottoms — a far cry from the crazy cut-out suits we always used to see her sporting on "Jersey Shore."


Jessica Simpson Clothing, Shoes, Accessories; Ashlee Simpson – Style News - StyleWatch -

Ashlee Simpson‘s style has always differed from her sister Jessica‘s: Jess has always been feminine and frilly, while Ashlee’s rocked an edgier, downtown vibe. But mom Tina Simpson says there’s a simpler difference between the two.

“[Ashlee’s] boobs aren’t as big!” she tells PEOPLE at the Jessica Simpson Fall 2013 collection launch in N.Y.C..


O.J. Simpson Update: Former NFL star paroled on some counts, still faces at least four more years in prison - Crimesider - CBS News

(AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. O.J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his convictions in a 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room.

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But the decision doesn't mean Simpson will be leaving prison anytime soon. Because he was convicted on multiple charges, Simpson still faces at least four more years in prison on sentences that were ordered to run consecutively.