Announces first book

Michelle announces she will release her first book on May 13.  The book is titled, ‘Brunette Ambition’ and is a biography. She calls it a how-to, a guidebook, and a biography all wrapped into one. There wasn’t a guidebook when I was growing up that detailed everything I need to do, and know, to get where I […]

Dies at 71

Hoskins dies at age 71. Hoskins was being treated for pneumonia but died in the hospital. A spokeswoman for the family announced his death but no other details were given. Surviving Hoskins are his wife and four children; two children by his first wife, Jane Livesy, and two children by his current wife, the former Linda Banwell.

Cause of Death: Heroin Overdose

According to The Times of London, Geldolf suffered a fatal Heroin overdose on April 7. Her mother, Paula Yates had also died from a Heroin overdose. Her son, Phaedra, was reportedly found by her side when police went to her house after a friend called them to check on her. 

Post approval system

A new post approval system has been created. Users can create and edit posts, but cannot publish posts without an administrator’s approval. Create your post referring to the Style Guide and the Help system Submit your post for review If there are issues with the post the Administrator will write a note for you Make the […]


Ukraine says its security forces are unable to maintain peace in two eastern Ukrainian regions along the Russian border. In some instances, Ukrainian police have even sided with pro-Russian gunmen who are taking over government buildings and holding people hostage. According to Oleksandr Turchynov, their main goal at the moment is to prevent the violence […]

Skype Live Group Video Calling is now Free

Free Skype group Video calling

Skype turns on the “group calling” feature on Windows, Mac and Xbox One into a free service. As TechCrunch reports, the group video calling on Skype was introduced in 2010 and has ever since remained a premium service immediately it went out of beta testing. The company initiates the free service as a way of […]

Adam Silver Bans Donald Sterling

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces his intention to ban Donald Sterling from the NBA. The ban would not allow Sterling from associating with the Clippers or the NBA and he would never be allowed to attend another game. Silver also fines sterling the maximum amount of $2.5 million.

Experimental feature: Sidenotes

An experimental feature called Sidenotes has been added. Readers can leave notes on any text by selecting it and adding a comment. The feature did not work well and was removed.

Wedding vows note released

Kurt Cobain-Courtney Love-Wedding Vows-Note

In response to public information requests filed by CBS News, Seattle Police release a handwritten note, scribbled on a napkin, that was found in Cobain’s wallet, which was on his body the day he died. The note reads. Do you Kurt Cobain take Courtney Michelle Love to be your lawful shredded wife even when she’s a […]

Bitcoin traders settle class actions

According to a statement and court filings, U.S. and Canadian customers have agreed to settle their proposed class action lawsuits by supporting a plan by Sunlot Holdings to buy the exchange and accept their share of bitcoins still held by Mt. Gox. Sunlot plans to buy Mt. Gox for one Bitcoin (less than $500). The […]

Told to leave Vegas casino for counting cards

While on a romantic trip with Jennifer Garner to Las Vegas before going to Detroit to film Affleck’s new role as Batman, Affleck is swarmed by security guards while playing blackjack at the Hard Rock Casino. Casino representatives tell Affleck to leave because they believe he is using a kind of card counting called ‘perfect basic.’

Russia will respond to sanctions

Russia is saying they will respond to newly imposed sanctions from the West for their behavior in the Ukraine crisis. The European Union releases its list of 15 Russians and Ukrainians who are affected by the sanctions. This list includes the deputy chairman to the lower house of parliament, a deputy prime minister and a […]

Newslines Rewards program starts

The Newslines Rewards program starts, offering writers $1 per approved post. Writers can apply by filling in the form on the Newslines Rewards page. Posts are paid in PayPal, with Bitcoin payments coming within the week.

Donald Sterling

More racist quotes surface from Sterling. In a recent phone call with his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, Sterling is heard saying in reference to his team members: Do I know? I support them and give them food, and clothes, and cars, and houses. Who gives it to them? Does someone else give it to them? Do I know […]

Harrison Twins Mixtape

Big Blue can relax!  Here is the Official Harrison Twins “Ballislife” Mix!  Andrew and Aaron, Jr are Kentucky bound! Watch now!

Clooney, Alamuddin engaged

Is George Clooney finally ready to settle down for good?

People magazine reports Clooney’s engagement to Alamuddin, an Oxford graduate and British lawyer who shares the same passion as Clooney for campaigning for international human rights. After visiting her parents in Dubai in March, Clooney gets down on one knee to propose. Clooney presents Alamuddin with a 7-carat emerald cut diamond, ethically mined. The ring also […]

Simon, wife, arrested

Simon and wife, Edie Brickell get into an argument. Simon calls 911 but hangs up before the dispatcher can answer. However, this makes police go to the house. According to the police, Brickell smells of alcohol and has a bruise on her wrist while Simon has a cut on his ear. Both are arrested for disorderly conduct.

Wikipedia vs. the Truth

A warning not a manual

As soon as Winston had dealt with each of the messages, he clipped his speakwritten corrections to the appropriate copy of ‘The Times’ and pushed them into the pneumatic tube. Then, with a movement which was as nearly as possible unconscious, he crumpled up the original message and any notes that he himself had made […]

Will not go Pro

The twins announce on twitter that they will not go pro, and will stay with Kentucky Wildcats. According to their father, the twins wanted to stay at school. ONE MORE YEAR #BBN #strivefor9 — Andrew Harrison (@DrewRoc5) April 25, 2014 Glad to say that I will be back at UK for my sophomore year. #BBN […]

Tootoo’s gift goes viral


A video of Tootoo and a young fan gets over 700,000 views on YouTube. The video shows Tootoo preparing for the regular season final on 19 April when he passes Camden Smith, a kindergartner at Bushnell Elementary School. In response to Camden’s smile, they exchange a few words, and Jorin gives the excited boy his hockey stick. The […]

Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha born

Washington gives birth to Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha. According to reports, Washington hides the birth of her new baby from the media. The baby’s middle name, Amarachi means ‘God’s Grace’ or ‘Grace of God’ in the language of the Igbo people from Southeastern Nigeria.

Added Help Chat


Added Zopim chat system to help users with any issues they may have. Feel free to contact us!

‘No Prospects’ to revive exchange

The Tokyo District Court dismisses an application for civil rehabilitation and appoints an administrator of the company’s assets in place of Karpeles. Karpeles: There are no prospects for the restart of the business. The dismissal of the application for commencement of a civil rehabilitation procedure will create great inconvenience and concerns to our creditors for which we apologize The […]

Why Vox is not “the next Wikipedia”

There’s been a lot of discussion this week about “the next Wikipedia”, with articles about Quora and Vox. Ezra Klein’s Vox Seeks Google’s Juice With a Newsier Wikipedia Q&A site Quora raises $80M to build the next Wikipedia To be fair it appears that the journalists are making the comparison more than the site owners themselves. […]

‘Nirvana Day’ declared in Hoquiam

Hoquiam, Washington, a town four miles from Cobain’s home declares April 10, 2014, “Nirvana Day”. Cobain, was born and raised in the nearby city of Aberdeen, and lived in Hoquiam for a brief period of time. Hoquiam Mayor Jack Durney said: They bring great honor…to our entire community. And I think that it’s good Kurt Cobain lived […]

Love and Grohl reconciliation


On the night of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Love publicly embraces Grohl in a hug. In a later interview with Pitchfork, Love says: On my way to the bathroom, I saw Grohl, and Grohl saw me, and he came up to me first – which really pissed me off because […]

Lockdown lifted

BREAKING: All-clear sirens sound at Fort Hood as lockdown lifted hours after shooting at Texas Army post. — The Associated Press (@AP) April 3, 2014

Four dead including shooter, 14 injured

Law enforcement officials, speaking anonymously, tell the Associated Press that  internal Justice Department updates say the gunman killed four people, including himself, and that 14 others were injured. The Justice Department reports say the shooter died of what appears to be a self-inflicted wound.

McCaul: ‘Too early’ to know motive

Congressman Michael McCaul

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, says the suspected shooter used a .45-caliber pistol and died at the scene, and that he was wearing an Army uniform. He said it wasn’t clear if he was an active duty soldier or an “impostor.” He says the victims are presumed to be soldiers. It is very tragic that this is […]

Shooter identified as Ivan Lopez


A senior Department of Homeland Security source tells the shootings were a “soldier on soldier” incident without any apparent terrorism link. Senior U.S. officials confirmed the shooter’s identity as Spc. Ivan Lopez, who was based at Ft. Hood. Lopez was reported to be in full uniform.

President Obama comments

President Obama makes a statement from Chicago, Ill., where he is scheduled to attend fundraisers for the Democratic National Committee I just got off the phone with Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Sandy Winnefeld to get the latest report on the situation in Fort Hood. Obviously we’re following it closely. The situation is fluid […]

No connection to earlier terrorist threat

An FBI spokeswoman says “there is no indication at this time” that an alert that an Army recruit planned a “Fort Hood-inspired jihad against U.S. soliders” is related to Wednesday’s shooting. Fox News reported on Monday (April 1) that the alert, referring to the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood that left 13 people dead, said FBI became aware of […]

Base: Shooter is dead

Fort Hood’s Directorate of Emergency Services issues a report that a shooter is dead but this is unconfirmed and states that injured personnel are being transported to Carl R. Darnall Medical Center and other local hospitals. The number of injured are not confirmed and the post is still on lockdown.

Lopez kills self after confrontation

A female police officer draws her weapon and confronts Lopez after he “reached out under his jacket” to pull out a gun that he used to shoot himself in the head. Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commanding officer at Fort Hood, later calls the officer a “hero”. What she did was heroic. She did her job and […]

Lopez arrives at base. Attack starts.

Shots are heard at 4:35 p.m. near the outdoor motor pool. Lopez had been assigned to the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary). Lopez ran into the medical building and fires shots from a .45 semi-automatic pistol at individuals in the 1st Medical Brigade. Some people try to flee by jumping over a seven-foot-high barbed wire fence. He leaves that […]

Judge orders Karpeles to U.S

Judge Judy Jernigan

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stacey Jernigan orders Karpeles to appear on April 17 in Dallas at the offices of Baker & McKenzie, the law firm that represents Mt. Gox. Last month, Karpeles asked a Dallas court to grant Mt. Gox Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection, in part to put a stop to a class action that had been filed by […]