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Wolff: ‘House of Cards’ shows Netflix weakness

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What does it mean for Netflix that the third season ofHouse of Cards is no good? No, no, not just no good, but incompetent, a shambles, lost. House of Cards has been the Netflix flag, the credential upon which it went from video reseller to tastemaker and show business force. Its effort to position itself as an HBO competitor, if ...

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Cuban: Today’s tech bubble worse than 2000

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Savvy investors know the No. 1 rule of speculating: Make sure you have a bid. Tech investors today – though – are violating this rule setting them up for massive losses, says Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and investor. Cuban, on his blog, says the current Internet boom is worse than the one that swept up the markets in 2000 ...

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Lesson: When Making a Fake ID, Use One From a Person Who’s the Same Race

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Willie Troy was busted in New York City after officers pulled up the real Matthew Mark Warner’s information on the computer and realized that they were dealing with someone taller, heavier and of a completely different race. The real Matthew Mark Warner is a thin white man. Whether or not 47-year-old Willie Troy—a black man on the heavier side—knew this ...

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Ohio Teen Flies 7,000 Miles, Gets Rejected by Woman and Almost Freezes to Death on Chinese Riverbank

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The 18-year-old, identified only by his surname, Pratt, reportedly fell in love online with a young Chinese woman and flew to Zhejiang province to meet her. One love-struck Ohio teen almost died on a Chinese riverbank after getting drunk once he was rejected by the young woman he flew 7,000 miles to see, the Daily Mail reports. Identified by only ...

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Father who lost wife and 3 kids in accident: ‘I’m being as strong as I can’

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Jacksonville, FL — Navy corpsman Dexter Culclager was with his wife and three children on the Buckman Bridge on Monday afternoon when their SUV broke down. While they were stranded, they were struck from behind by a tractor-trailer. Culclager was the only survivor. Culclager and his family had just moved to Jacksonville from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, when Culclager got a new job ...

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Man says he is the late NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain’s son

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A 50-year-old man says he recently discovered NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain is his father. Aaron Levi said he’s spent 12 years trying to find out the identity of his birth parents. “I am Wilt’s secret,” Levi told Sports Illustrated. “And I am the Chamberlain family’s secret.” Levi’s journey began in 2003 when he decided to track down his parents. At ...

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BET taps Vanilla Ice to perform at Selma anniversary concert

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This weekend, Selma, Alabama, will see over 40 events all planned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march on Selma and Bloody Sunday. Perhaps the most highly anticipated event will be BET’s three-hour concert. Artists like Bill Withers, Cicely Tyson and Harry Belafonte are set to appear along with Flava Flav, Rick Ross and Doug E. Fresh. One name on ...

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Ala. Electrical Engineer Sues Police After Being Tased at His Own Home

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Dominique Kenebrew was celebrating the purchase of his new home when, he says, he was tased for no reason. He had just bought a home near Huntsville, Ala., and was breaking it in with a housewarming party when sheriff’s deputies knocked on the door. When the law-enforcement officials refused to say why they had come to his new home, Dominique ...

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Blurred Lines’ lawsuit reveals how much Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and T.I. made from song

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The “Blurred Lines” lawsuit is still playing out in court after a copyright dispute between the family of deceased R&B singer Marvin Gaye and singer-songwriters Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and T.I. Gaye’s children Nona, Frankie and Marvin III contend that the 2013 chart-topping track and Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up” are so similar that the family is owed a large percentage ...

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Fla. Man Cracks Bottle Over Head of Black Bar Patron and Says, ‘This Bar Is Not for Blacks’

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Jason Cuellar was charged with a hate crime after allegedly hitting a black man over the head with a beer bottle and cutting him. A Florida man has been charged with a hate crime charge after assaulting a black bar patron and telling him that “this bar is not for blacks,” the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. Jason Cuellar, 44, is ...

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