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Apr 18, 2015

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Waves of positive energy motivate you to take a chance and creatively express your feelings to someone you like. Although you appear to be lighthearted and even playful, there is more going on than me...

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  • Selena Gomez Has a Message for Those Fat-Shaming Critics

    Rack your brain for celebrities the media and Internet trolls are most likely to body shame. Young actress turned singer Selena Gomez probably didn’t come to mind. Some pointed out how much the star has changed since her days on the Disney series Wizards of Waverly Place back in 2007 (she was 15 at the time). Others speculated as to whether the alleged weight gain had something to do with her breakup with Justin Bieber last year.

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  • 15 Best Family Cars of 2015

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  • Man who saved Miami officer: “How could I not?”

    William Ramirez was driving to his boat-maintenance job Tuesday morning when he spotted a chilling sight on Northwest 79th Street: A Miami police officer was on the ground, trying to take cover as a man fired at him with a high-powered assault rifle. Thinking fast, Ramirez swerved his Dodge Caravan between the officer and the shooter, shielding the rookie officer. Then he opened the side door, pulled officer Rosny Obas to safety and sped off. The lesson from his heroic effort during a chaotic shootout on Miami’s streets: The best way to stop a bad man with a gun is a good man with a van.

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  • Watch this gorilla crack its glass cage after racing toward the little girl who provoked it

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  • Source: ESPN Reporter Britt McHenry Provoked by Towing Company Employee

    There's two sides to every story... and while ESPN's Britt McHenry might not be able to talk about her now viral Easter Sunday towing experience thanks to a week-long suspension, another source is speaking up. McHenry was suspended for a week after surveillance video of her berating a towing company employee went public, but a source tells ET that the women in the video also provoked the Washington D.C.-based sports reporter during the April 5 incident. In the video, McHenry is seen making comments about the woman's weight and other employees' lack of education. "Do you feel good about your job?" she asks at one point. "So I could be a college dropout and do the same thing? Why, 'cause I have a brain and you don't?" PHOTOS: 8 Celeb Feuds That Just Won't Die However, according to a source, the Advanced Towing employee was "rude, dismissive and taunting," and the tape released is "highly edited" to show only McHenry in an unflattering light. For example, her dig to "lose some weight, baby girl" was allegedly a response to the employee telling her to "fix your roots." McHenry did tweet about the incident on April 6, writing in a now-deleted post, "Just got towed after eating dinner at an establishment in Arlington. How corrupt is Advanced Towing?" Advanced Towing Company, LLC currently has an F rating from the Better Business Bureau and there have been 40 complaints to the BBB about the company in the last three years. The company also made negative headlines earlier this month, when an Arlington father said his car -- with his two children inside -- were nearly towed away during a recent trip to a local CVS when an Advanced Towing driver didn't see the children initially. Still, the source says McHenry suggested that she go back to Arlington and offer an apology directly to the employee, Gina Michelle, on April 7, but was advised not to by ESPN, as it be better to not engage. The source also claims Advance Towing has been "shopping the tape around," and even approached ESPN before the video went viral. The towing company responded to that clam in a statement released to ET: Parking enforcement is contentious by nature. At the same time, neither Gina, our lot clerk, nor our company, have any interest in seeing Britt McHenry suspended or terminated as a result of her comments. Ms. McHenry is our neighbor, and, as she said, to paraphrase, made remarks that were out of line.  She is human and errors in judgement can be made in the heat of the moment. Gina is a single mother of 3 children who works a difficult job to provide her family. Gina holds no ill will toward Ms. McHenry. As a small business, we saw no benefit to releasing the video, except to highlight personal attacks employees in jobs like towing, public parking enforcement and others sometimes encounter. The video was not licensed or sold to anyone. For her part, McHenry apologized for her actions on Thursday on Twitter. "In an intense and stressful moment, I allowed my emotions to get the best of me and said some insulting and regrettable things," she tweeted. "As frustrated as I was, I should always choose to be respectful and take the high road. I am so sorry for my actions and will learn from this mistake." In an intense and stressful moment, I allowed my emotions to get the best of me and said some insulting and (cont) http://t.co/Wx37XF2QtM— Britt McHenry (@BrittMcHenry) April 16, 2015 NEWS: ESPN Reporter Britt McHenry Suspended Watch the video below to see Michael Phelps and more top athletes pose naked for ESPN's "Naked" issue.

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  • The truth about the mysterious center of the universe

    BI Answers: Where is the center of the universe...

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: What You Should Know

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  • UFC on FOX 15 weigh-in highlights: That one may smile and smile, and be a villain

    NEWARK, N.J. – The UFC on FOX 15 main card had a few cordial face-offs. And then there were the ladies.

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  • DWTS Pair Opens Up About Love Lives

    Another season of Dancing With the Stars, another round of dating rumors! It's no secret that man...

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  • Workers claim Wal-Mart closed California store in retaliation

    Some employees accused Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Friday of closing a location in the Los Angeles area for six months in retaliation for workers demanding for better wages and benefits. The closures include a location in Pico Rivera, California, that has been a center of protests by workers in recent years. Wal-Mart had not requested any city plumbing permits for the Pico Rivera store, the workers and city officials said. Pico Rivera City Manager Rene Bobadilla described the sudden manner in which the company closed the store as "abnormal" but said the city had offered its help to expedite the work needed to be done to get the store open again.

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  • Local Digest: April 18, 2015

    A roundup of news from around the region.

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  • Squatters take over Prince George's County home

    A Prince George's County homeowner has been kicked out of his own house by squatters. Now, he's being forced to press criminal charges because the couple living inside will not leave his place.

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  • Wilderness, its inhabitants to star in 'Our Planet' series

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sweeping documentary series "Planet Earth" is getting a sequel. "Our Planet" will focus on the Earth's last wilderness areas and the animals living there, the project's British producers said Wednesday.

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