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Medicare is avaliable to green card holders who qualify

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 16:34
Q: Do recently arrived permanent residents over 65 qualify for Medicare, Medicaid or Obamacare? Myriam, South Carolina A: Most recently arrived permanent residents (green card holders) qualify for Obamacare, but not Medicare.
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The shower is in the living room!

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 16:32
Welcome home! But don't get too comfy at this teeny-tiny studio apartment on Sullivan St. The shower is in the living room.
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White Sox sell 3-lb, 12-scoop ice cream sundae in batting helmet

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 16:21
Nothing says America like the national pastime and promoting obesity. The Chicago White Sox will sell an over-the-top ice cream sundae to fans at U.S. Cellular Field this season, stacked 12-scoops high in vanilla, chocolate and strawberry flavors with two bananas and topped with caramel, strawberry sauce, chocolate syrup, whipped cream and cherries.
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Fla. cop arrested for posing as girl, seeking boys' racy pix

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 16:12
A Florida police officer was arrested for posing as a teenage girl on Facebook and soliciting young boys to send him pictures of their penises, authorities charge.
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Teen male athletes twice as likely to abuse a girlfriend: study

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 16:00
Teenage boys who played football, basketball or both were about twice as likely as other boys to have recently abused their girlfriends in a new study from California.
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Monster 16-inch monster rat terrifies Swedish family

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:53
Forget Godzilla — this monster is real. A Swedish family recoiled in terror when their trap did not immediately kill a 16-inch rat scurrying around their kitchen.
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Z100's 2013 ad sales reach $51 million

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:51
If you think you hear a lot of commercials on Z100, you do — and it’s music to the station’s ears. WHTZ-100.3 FM pulled the most ad revenue of any radio station in New York last year — $51 million.
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Michael Schumacher sent to wrong hospital after ski injury: doc

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:44
Comatose Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was flown to the wrong hospital after his critical ski injury, losing hours of vital time toward his recovery, a former F1 chief doctor claims.
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Michigan gov says state won’t recognize same-sex marriages

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:40
Michigan won’t recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday. The announcement came a day after an appeals court indefinitely stopped any additional same-sex marriages.
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Joan Rivers slams Lena Dunham's weight

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:38
Joan Rivers is a fan of Lena Dunham, but not of her approach to body issues. "Let me ask you something. Lena Dunham, who again I think is terrific, how could she wear dresses above the knee?" the 80-year-old comedian asked on the "Howard Stern Show."
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Why swimming is good for your brain

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:37
Love water-based activities? You may be helping your health more than you thought. A small study suggests that immersing the body in water to the level of the heart improves vascular health and cognitive function.
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Feds to require casinos to vet funds of high rollers: Sources

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:33
Casinos may soon have to vet where their high rollers' funds come from under a requirement being developed by the U.S. Treasury Department, according to two people familiar with the matter.
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Animal Planet special goes wild

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:13
"Surviving the Kill Zone" is a new Animal Planet special about African predators and prey
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Gwyneth Paltrow revealed plans to take acting break one week ahead of Chris Martin split

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:11
Gwyneth Paltrow's "conscious uncoupling" means less time in front of the camera and more time with her children. The 41-year-old actress and husband Chris Martin announced their split Tuesday and one week prior, Paltrow dished about her plans for the year ahead.
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Princess Diana's dress, Hitler's autograph up for auction

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:04
Two original "Harry Potter" book illustrations, Winston Churchill's resignation letter, a dress worn by Princess Diana and documents signed by Adolf Hitler are just some of the eclectic items put on the block by auction house Nate D. Sanders.
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SEE IT: Nebraska dog accidentally dials 911 with her paw

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:56
A Nebraska dog inadvertently called for help when she dialed for police with her paw on an iPhone while curling next to her owner.
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How Sseko empowers Ugandan women

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:53
An American accessories brand planted roots in Uganda to lift women out of poverty, unemployment and forced marriage — a too typical scenario in the destitute country.
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Flight 370 pilot in ‘no state’ to be flying: friend

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:52
Doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's pilot was devastated over his wife's decision to move out and could have taken the plane on a "last joyride," according to a long-term friend. The unnamed pal, also a pilot, revealed Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah was seriously "rattled" by his family problems and shouldn't even have been at the controls of the Boeing 777.
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‘Downton Abbey’ Season 4 ratings rise to 13.2 million

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:51
The good news for PBS’ “Downton Abbey” is that viewership grew by about 15% in the just-concluded fourth season.
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Teacher rants on Facebook about student who committed suicide

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 14:50
He should be expelled. An Australian teacher slammed a 16-year-old former student on Facebook the day after he committed suicide, The Australian reported.
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