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During the time he was in Iraq and Afghanistan, Jeremy Profitt was locked in combat mode, his senses constantly alert for the slightest sound, movement or even smell that might signal the presence of danger and even...
Another Source gives war vets a healing outlet

war wounded family: Father, son help each other after suffering brain injuries from blasts
war Wounded: Father, Son Suffer Brain Injuries

NATO's military might will never win the war against Afghanistan's heroin trade alone, an Afghan judge said, urging the alliance to put more energy into weaning farmers off opium poppy crops.
Afghan drug war to be won with crops, not jails: judge

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Eva Longoria is Officially Single Again

After months of celebrity news and gossip concerning her marriage to NBA player Tony Parker, Eva Longoria’s divorce from the athlete is officially final. The news also comes just two weeks after the divorce of the “other couple” implicated in their split. When Longoria and Parker broke up last November, rumors circulated that Parker had cheated on Longoria with the wife of teammate Brent Barry.

Longoria has not been hiding out despite her hurt over the breakup of her marriage, but has made it a point to socialize. She has been seen out with 25-year-old Eduardo Cruz, who is the younger brother of actress Penelope Cruz, though the pair say they are just friends. Another rumor that recently sprang up was that Longoria had the tattoo of her wedding date (07/07/07) removed from her wrist, but Longoria took to Twitter to deny that rumor.

Kate Middleton New Favorite of Designers

The future wife of Prince William is rapidly becoming a favorite of fashion designers, including Giorgio Armani. Kate Middleton’s fashion style was described by Armani as “highly aware of fashion trends.” While Armani won’t be designing Kate’s wedding dress, he will be designing one for another future princess when Charlene Wittstock marries Monaco’s Prince Albert in July of this year.

Other admirers of Kate Middleton’s style include Karl Lagerfeld, who has described her as chic, beautiful, and elegant. He also lauded the trend toward royalty marrying partners who are not of royal blood, declaring it “better for the generation to come.” Lagerfeld described Middleton as “a very well-balanced and a happy person. She is chic in a way the position needs.”

shania twain Canadian country pop singer

Shania Twain, OC born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965 is a Canadian country pop singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in the mid 1990s with her album The Woman In Me (1995), and achieved worldwide success with her 1997 album Come On Over, which became the best-selling album of all time by a female musician in any genre, and the best selling country album of all time. It has sold over 39 million copies worldwide and is the 9th bestselling album in the U.S.
A five-time Grammy Award winner, Twain has also achieved major success as a songwriter, winning 27 BMI Songwriter awards. Twain is one of the first country artists to achieve major crossover success in pop music. She is the only female musician to have three albums certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America and is also the second best-selling artist in Canada, behind fellow Canadian Céline Dion, with three of her studio albums being certified double diamond by the Canadian Recording Industry Association. …


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Assistant Treasurer Bill Shorten has warned that a disaster fund would be a disincentive to people taking our insurance.
disaster fund 'could hit insurance'

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college sports

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Overall : Michigan 17-7-4, Notre Dame 16-9-5, Western Michigan 14-6-8, Miami 14-9-5, Ohio State 13-11-2, Alaska-Fairbanks 11-10-4, Ferris St. 12-12-4, Northern Michigan 11-13-4, Michigan St. 11-13-4, Lake Superior St. 7-12-7, Bowling Green 8-18-2.
college sports results, schedule

WATERTOWN -- Broome Community college's made more shots from behind the three-point arc than from in front of it in winning at Jefferson Community college on Saturday, 71-51.
college sports: Broome CC women go on 3-point tear in basketball win

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Vinnaithaadi Varuvaayaa Hindi Remake To Grace In July

After much speculation, ace director Gautham Vasudeva Menon is all set to begin the Hindi remake of his latest Tamil hit Vinnaithaadi Varuvaayaa on April 4, 2011. The film will be jointly produced by IN Entertainment (Part of Hinduja Group) and Gautham Menon’s Photon Kathaas. Oscar winning musician A.R. Rahman will compose music for the Hindi version too.Prateik Babbar (son of yesteryear Bollywood hero Raj Babbar) and Amy Jackson will play the lead roles in Hindi. M.S. Prabhu is the cinematographer and Javed Akthar will write the lyrics and screenplay. "We are sticking to the original version; Amy will be playing the role of Jessy, the Malayalee Syrian Christian girl. A.R. Rahman has already given me three tracks. As of now, we are sticking to the original Tamil tunes but Rahman and Javed saab will take a final call if anything different has to be worked out for the Hindi audiences," Gautham Menon was quoted as saying. The film is expected to grace theatres by July 2011.

Tamil Nadu Kalaimamani Awards 2010 List

Over 25 artistes from various fields, including popular South Indian actors Arya, Anushka and Tamannaah were selected for the Kalaimamani awards 2010, instituted by the Tamil Nadu Government. Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi will present the awards in a function to be held in Chennai on February 13, an official press release said.Vocalist K.N. Sasikiran, veena artists Rajesh Vaidhya and Sreenivasan, flute players Tiruvarur S. Saminathan, K.V. Ramanujam, playback singer Kalyani Menon and Nadhaswaram ‘Vidhvan’ Tirukadaiyur Muralidharan and Bharatanatyam dancer A. Hemnath have also been shortlisted for Kalaimamani awards for 2010.Cinema actor Rohini, TV serial actor Malavika, folk artists Revathi (Villupaatu), K. Karupannan (Oyilattam), P. Murgeswari (Kargattam), S. Muthuramalingam (koothu), Sekhizhar (TV scripwriter), K.A. Pandian, M. Tiruselvam and Sivagangai V. Nagu (Nayyandi Melam) and another artiste D. Sekar have been chosen for the 2009 Kalaimamani awards.Teleserial director R. Thiru…

Rajinikanth Will Be Seen In A Triple Role In Rana

After the superhit Enthiran, Superstar Rajinikanth is likely to team up with ace director K.S. Ravikumar. The film, which is reportedly titled Rana, will be co-produced by Rajni and Eros International. The latest buzz is that the film will be a period film and Rajinikanth will sport a different look in it. Rajni will be seen in a triple role and A.R. Rahman will compose music for this magnum opus. The cinematographer would be Ratnavelu and the special effects will be handled by Rajni’s daughter Soundarya. Rana will be made simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

Navneet Kaur Will Marry Ravi Rana Maharashtra MLA

Popular Punjabi actress Navneet Kaur, who has worked in a number of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malyalam movies, will marry Ravi Rana, a politician and independent MLA from Badnera Constituency in Maharashtra, in the world’s largest mass marriage to be held at Amravati’s Science Core grounds on February 2.The legislator told reporters that about 2834 couples from different communities will also take wedding vows, creating a world record for the largest mass marriage. "They include visually challenged, handicapped, tribals as well as minorities," he added.Ravi Rana also said his fiancee Kaur will quit films and get into social work after marriage. Over five lakh guests, including yoga guru Baba Ramdev, top stars Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut and Sanjay Dutt are expected at attend the event.


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To understand just how good the NFL's ratings have been this season -- the best in about 15 years -- it helps to take a moment and compare the league to the rest of TV. Games on CBS, Fox and NBC averaged 20 million viewers. The average for the prime-time programming on the four major networks, the most coveted slots on the schedule?
NFL riding remarkable TV ratings into Super Bowl

The NFL already is feeling financial effects from the uncertainty of its labor negotiations. The league estimates its cumulative gross revenue losses could reach $1.7 billion by 2015 if there is no agreement with the players' union before the next regular season is scheduled to start.
NFL: Owners, players have 'lot at risk' if no deal

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Isla Lang Fisher born February 3, 1976 is a Scottish-Australian actress and author. She began acting on Australian television, on the short-lived soap opera Paradise Beach before playing Shannon Reed on the soap opera Home and Away. She has since been known for her comedic roles in Wedding Crashers (2005), Hot Rod (2007), Definitely, Maybe (2008), and Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009).
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Fisher was born in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents from Bathgate and Stranraer, and was raised in Perth, Western Australia. They resided in Muscat because of her father's job as a banker for the United Nations. She was named after the Scottish island of Islay and has four brothers. Fisher spent her early years in Bathgate before moving with her family to Perth, Western Australia, when she was six years old. Fisher has said that she had a "great" upbringing in Pert…