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Ferocious Hurricane Hits Mexico’s Vacation Paradise



A monster storm struck Mexico’s vacation paradise overnight as Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula, directly hitting Cabo San Lucas

Thousands of residents and tourists in Mexico’s beachside towns hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms as the powerful and sprawling Category 3 hurricane rolled through an area that is home to gleaming megaresorts, tiny fishing communities and low-lying neighborhoods of flimsy homes

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Set to Close



ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — It’s the most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City’s 36-year history of casino gambling: the $2.4-billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel Monday. The casino itself will shut early Tuesday morning.

Revel is shutting down a little over two years after it opened, aiming to revitalize Atlantic City’s struggling gambling market

But mired in its second bankruptcy in two years, Revel has been unable to find anyone willing to buy the property and keep it open as…

Every Parent Will Relate to Beyoncè’s Poem About Daughter Blue Ivy



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Every Parent Will Relate to Beyoncè’s Poem About Daughter Blue Ivy



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L.A.’s Porn Industry Is Back After Brief Moratorium



Well, that didn’t last long

The Los Angeles porn industry — hamstrung by a series of roadblocks in recent years — is back in action after a self-imposed one-day moratorium on X-rated filming, prompted by an adult performer testing positive for HIV.

But the Free Speech Coalition, the national trade association for the adult film industry, announced Friday that the positive test turned out to be incorrect

“Production on adult film can…

Miley Cyrus’s Homeless VMA Date Turned Himself in to Police



The homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail.

The director of Polk County Community Corrections in the Willamette Valley community of Dallas, Oregon, said 22-year-old Jesse Helt turned himself in Thursday, was booked on a probation violation warrant and then posted $2,500 bail.

Corrections Director Martin…

A Plane Diverted After Two Adults Got in a Fight Over a Reclining Seat



The fight started on a United Airlines flight because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, a $21.95 gadget that attaches to a passenger’s tray table and prevents the person sitting front of him from reclining.

The dispute on United Flight 1462 from Newark, New Jersey to Denver, Colorado, escalated to the point where the airline decided to divert to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, according to Transportation Security Administration spokesman Ross Feinstein

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MTV’s VMAs: 5 Things You Didn’t See on TV



It’s hard to believe that there was any action at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night that the Internet didn’t see

But, alas, here we are

Mashable was at The Forum in Inglewood, California, for the big awards show, which means, naturally, we got glimpses of many pants-less celebrities accepting silver moon men as symbols of their musical achievements. Here’s what we saw that you (probably) didn’t.

1. More than 5 seconds of crowd-pleasing…

No More Words From TuneWiki As Vert Capital Pulls The Plug On Its Music Lyric App

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New Google Maps for Android and iOS Takes a Jab at Foursquare



Google has announced a new version of Google Maps for Android and iOS devices, adding a new Explore function that lets you find interesting spots near your location

Located in the bottom right corner of the app, the Explore button gives you an overview of what’s nearby. It’s not only location-sensitive — the feature also pays attention to the context, meaning you’ll get different results depending on the time of day and the weather