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Congressman Threatens Reporter Live On-Air

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- New York Congressman Michael Grimm is defending his behavior after physically threatening a TV reporter live on-air. He got angry when NY1 reporter Michael Scotto asked him about an investigation into his 2010 campaign fundraising following the President's State of the Union Speech and threatened to throw Scotto off of a balcony.…

Cruise Ship In New Jersey After Virus Outbreak

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Bayonne, NJ) -- A Royal Caribbean cruise liner carrying hundreds of ill passengers is back in New Jersey. More than six-hundred passengers on the Explorer of the Seas are suffering from a gastrointestinal virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea. The ship left Bayonne, NJ for a ten-day Caribbean cruise but was forced to return two…

Buses Picking Up Drivers Stranded On Snowy Southern Roads

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Authorities are sending out buses to pick up stranded drivers on Alabama's snowy roads this morning. Buses in the Birmingham area are making a number of runs. The situation's even worse in and around Atlanta where dozens of kids were still stuck on buses early this morning. They'd gotten on the buses early…

Prince Drops $22-Million Lawsuit Against Bootleggers

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Prince has dropped his recently-filed lawsuit against a group of fans that posted footage from his concerts on Facebook. TMZ says the star is now asking a California judge to dismiss the lawsuit, in which he was trying to sue 22 different bloggers for one-million dollars each. He had accused them of "massive…

Obama Threatens To Bypass Congress

Posted On January 29, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama threatens to bypass lawmakers with executive actions if Congress doesn't work together and get things done. Delivering the State of the Union address, Obama noted that Americans have had enough of partisan gridlock. He said he remains anxious to work with Congress but vowed, quote, "America does not stand still…