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Kanye West's Latest Rant - Kanye is no stranger to rants so he used his recent appearance on SNL as a way to get his feelings about his recent run-ins with the paparazzi off of his chest. One of the many monologues that came of his speech was: "I ain't no motherf---ing celebrity. I ain't running for office. I ain't kissing nobody's motherf---ing babies. I drop your baby and you sue me and s--t. I'm trying to make some music that inspires people to be the best they can be. I don't want nobody to ask nothing else of me. Don't ask nothing else of me. Motherf---ers chasing you down, 'bout to make you crash and s--t. And all they want is one n---a to laugh and s--t. Hell nah I ain't doing no motherf---ing SNLskits, this my g--d--- life. This ain't no motherf---ing joke."
Police Get New Orleans Shooting Suspect - 19 year old New Orleans Mother Day shooting suspect Akein Scott has been arrested. He was identified in the surveillance footage as the shooter in the attack that left 19 people injured, including two children. He was taken into custody on Wednesday night. At the time of the attack Scott was out of jail on $15K bond for weapons and drug charges.
Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $550 Million - Yesterday the Powerball jackboot jumped to $550 million. This is the third largest lottery in the game's history. Lottery officials expect the jackpot totals and subsequent ticket sales to continue to rise. The last major jackpots winner was out of New Jersey back in March when he took home a $338.3 million prize.
NJ Lawmakers Want To Raise Smoking Age - Two lawmakers out of New Jersey want to push the legal smoking age from 19 to 21 both in the home state and in neighboring New York. Senator Richard Codey and Assemblyman Ruben Ramos met with City Hall officials in New York to talk about the age raise. Codey said, "Anything we can do to prevent someone from becoming a new smoker and avoid smoking's harmful effects on them and society is a step in the right direction. For laws such as this where it would be so easy to cross state lines to purchase tobacco, neighboring states need to work together and that is what we are doing today."
Students Visit Penn State And Get Bed Bugs! - Several students from a high school in Pittsburgh went to Penn State and came back with more than a knowledge of Penn State's campus layout. About 40 students and chaperones were staying in one of the residence halls over the weekend where they picked up bed bugs. The individuals were sent home with their luggage and clothes wrapped in trash bags and information on how to keep the bugs from spreading. Parents want the university to take responsibility for the infestation.
Sweet Brown Coming To Reality TV - According to sources, 'Lord Jesus! It's a fire' sensation- Sweet Brown will be coming to a TV screen near you soon! Her upcoming reality show 'The Sweet Browns' is described as a rags-to-riches story and a combination of the Jeffersons and The Beverly Hillbillies. Sweet Brown has said, "It's going to be hilarious. You're going to really crack up". In addition to the show she also has the Tyler Perry movie that's coming out in December, a game applications, a cookbook and a BBQ sauce."
Man Cuts Off Own Penis During Fight With Girlfriend - A drunk man in Taiwan is reported to have cut off his own penis and testicles with a pair of scissors during an argument with his girlfriend. Reports say he flushed his johnson down the toilet before his girlfriend rushed him to the hospital where he went into a coma from blood loss. Unfortunately, since he sent his penis down the pipes, doctors were unable to reattach it. He is left with 1.2 inches, will still be able to pee and is expected to make a full recovery.
STD's ... There's An App For That - With more than 110 million sexually transmitted infections among men and women at any given time, there are new high tech ways to protect yourself. One such way is Qpid.me which allows users to share their HIV results with other people. The status update comes directly from their health care provider and shows the date that the individual was tested. Another app is called STD triage. If you think that you may have contracted an STD the app allows you to take a picture of the symptom send it in and get a response and diagnosis from a doctor within a couple of days.
Dog Left To Die In Creek Gets A Home - A black labrador mix who was found tied to a rock in a creek in Bristol Township has found a new home. The story went viral and applications to adopt the pup came pouring in. Diane Bartkovick was the lucky applicant selected and she is described as 'a perfect match' for the dog by the Bucks County SPCA. The dog is making good progress in her recovery from skin infections and a three pound tumor found on one of her hind legs.