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US sailors missing after collision off Japan

Seven US sailors are missing and a commanding officer of a US destroyer is injured after the warship and a merchant ship collided off Japan, the US Navy said.


Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under wh


Just another reason I no longer bank with Wells Fargo.

Consumerist: Wells Fargo Accused Of Adding Years To Modified Mortgages Without Telling Borrowers (Ashlee Kieler)

As the country tried to crawl out of the last recession, homeowners all across America sought mortgage modifications to make their home loans more manageable. However, some homeowners say that Well…


And another one...

Consumerist: Here Are The 81 Stores Payless ShoeSource Wants To Close Next (Laura Northrup)

Payless ShoeSource is the nation’s leading provider of shoes that look just enough like Chuck Taylor All-Stars but that are buy one, get one free. The chain is now in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, h…
Erik 2 weeks ago
This sucks for me. There's a Payless up the street from where I live. I've bought my last three pairs of shoes from them.

Aaron Gibson 2 weeks ago from Socially Aaron (Powered By Friendica)
The two Payless near me are both closing.


My sister work at this facility. She left 15 minutes before the shooting began.

4 killed, including gunman, in shooting at UPS facility in SF

SFPD says that four people have been killed, including the gunman, after a shooting at a UPS facility in the area of 17th Street and San Bruno in San Francisco. Two people were also injured.
Erik 2 weeks ago
Oh, man. I'm sorry to hear that, but I'm glad to hear that she's OK, at least physically. Good luck to you both.


Another retailer in trouble

Erik 2 weeks ago
Yeah I read about that. One news story had a title that said that there are more people out of work due to the closing of retailers than there are for coal mines.

I can't tell if this is economic evolution at work, or a sign of a downward economy.


Miami 'Joker' Accused of Pointing Loaded Gun at Cars

A Miami man whose green hair and tattoos bear a striking resemblance to the Joker character from 'The Dark Knight' was arrested after police said he was pointing a loaded gun at passing cars.



This is the actual place (freaking Google...)

High Scores Arcade

Official Site for High Scores Arcade, an interactive museum of fully playable classic arcade games! Located in California's East Bay Area.

Having both my parents hospitalized within hours of each other isn't good for my bad heart.
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Tobias 1 month ago
All the best for your parents! and take care of yourself as well!

Morgan McMillian 1 month ago
Yikes! Hope they recover quickly.