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Amanda Bynes' Twitter confusion

CNN Entertainment - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:26
Actress Amanda Bynes says she's been diagnosed as bipolar and manic depressive and is on medication.
Categories: Entertainment News

Priceline gets slammed on weak outlook

Business News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:05
Wall Street is saying Booking.no to Priceline.

ISIS captures kids, beats them with hoses

CNN World - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:52
They'd just finished their middle school exams and were heading home to Kobani, Syria.
Categories: International News

Kmart opens before breakfast on Thanksgiving

Business News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:48
Looking to start your holiday shopping before breakfast on Thanksgiving? Kmart has you covered.

Where Do Pests Lurk? The Rooms in Your Home That Pests Like Most

Lifestyles - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:29
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(NewsUSA) - When it comes to common household pests, they enter homes in search of three things: water, food and shelter. They can find entry points through almost any size opening, including tiny cracks and crevices or holes as small as a dime in the structure's exterior. Once inside, pests, such as rodents, cockroaches, ants and spiders, will find a hiding or nesting spot -- the most common rooms being the kitchen, bathroom, basement and attic.

The Kitchen

Whether it's dry foods in the pantry, crumbs on the counter or under the fridge or food scraps in the trash can, all are items rodents, ants and cockroaches are looking for. Once they've discovered the goodies, they will keep coming back, contaminating kitchen surfaces and food and posing health and property hazards.

The Bathroom

Not only do sinks and bathtubs provide a never-ending source of moisture for pests, the pipes provide a good travel pathway from the outside or throughout the house. Cockroaches, house centipedes and silverfish can often be found in the bathroom.

The Attic and Basement

Usually these rooms house boxes, papers and insulation and at times are filled with moisture, which is why homeowners tend to discover rodent and spider infestations there. Rodents are also capable of destroying insulation in attics and chewing through walls, baseboards and electrical wires, increasing the risk of fire.

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds homeowners that there are many effective pest-proofing measures they can take to discourage unwanted guests from taking shelter in these places:

* Immediately wipe up any crumbs or spills from countertops, tables, floors and shelves.

* Wipe down kitchen appliances and clean under them.

* Store food in airtight containers, and dispose of garbage regularly in sealed receptacles.

* Run your garbage disposal regularly.

* Don't let dirty dishes pile up and stand in the sink.

* Don't leave pet food and water bowls sitting out for long periods of time.

* Occasionally, inspect sinks, toilets and tubs for any leaks or drips.

* Give bathrooms a thorough cleaning by scrubbing the floors with disinfectant cleaner, and wiping down the inside of drawers with warm soapy water.

* Check to ensure that shampoo, lotion and soap bottles are secure and no contents have spilled out of their containers.

* Replace loose mortar and weather stripping around the basement foundation.

* Store items in basements and attics in sealed, plastic containers off of the floor.

* Keep attics and basements well ventilated and dry. Use a dehumidifier and install gutters or diverts as needed.

* Eliminate all moisture sites, including leaking pipes and clogged drains.

If you suspect an infestation, contact a pest professional who can properly assess and treat the problem. For more information, visit pestworld.org.

Tinder founder Sean Rad says he's been stripped of CEO title

Business News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:28
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Deputy's 5 a.m. call: Deliver baby

CNN - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:54
A sheriff's deputy helps deliver a baby on the side of the road. CNN affiliate KSL reports.
Categories: National News

U.S. drone strikes kill al Qaeda militants, Yemen officials say

CNN World - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:46
U.S. drone strikes killed at least nine suspected members of al Qaeda in Yemen, where clashes intensified Tuesday between the terrorist group and Shia Houthi rebels, local security officials said.
Categories: International News

Father tortures and kills man he believes raped his daughter

CNN World - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:44
An Indian father invited to dinner a man he believes raped his 14-year-old daughter -- and then tortured and killed him, police told CNN on Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Johnny Rockets bets on drive-ins

Business News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:44
What do you get when you mix two dying industries together? Johnny Rockets is hoping for a hit.

Fired CDC guard says he was unjustly let go after Obama incident

CNN - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:26
A former security guard told CNN on Monday that he was unjustly fired after he took pictures of President Barack Obama's motorcade during a visit to Atlanta in September.
Categories: National News

Maynard's death choice polarizes social media

CNN - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:26
Mourners flooded social media with messages of grief following the death of Brittany Maynard, who took her own life Saturday in the face of a debilitating brain cancer, but not everyone agrees with her decision.
Categories: National News

Spider invades pop star's ear

CNN Entertainment - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:26
Ew! Look what got stuck in this pop star's ear! CNN's Jeanne Moos has the creepy details that'll leave you bugging out.
Categories: Entertainment News

National anthem makes NFL star cry

CNN - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:19
Before the final whistle at Monday night's game between the Indianapolis Colts and the New York Giants, trumpeter Chris Botti had already won.
Categories: National News

Income inequality is stealth issue in midterm elections

Business News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 09:12
Tuesday's midterm elections may not have the same level of vitriolic rhetoric about the Top 1% and the 47% who don't pay taxes as the 2012 presidential campaign did.

Starwood hotels let you unlock your hotel room with your phone

Business News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 08:37
Your smartphone is replacing your hotel room key.

The last Costa Concordia victim

CNN World - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 08:33
Nearly three years after the Costa Concordia cruise ship ran aground off Italy's Giglio Island, the remains of the final victim have been recovered.
Categories: International News

Prosecutors appeal Oscar Pistorius judgment, sentence

CNN World - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 08:16
South African prosecutors have appealed Oscar Pistorius' verdict and sentence, hoping to convict the track star of a more serious charge or make him serve more time in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend.
Categories: International News

San Francisco votes on $15 minimum wage

Business News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 08:11
San Francisco currently has the highest minimum wage in the nation at $10.74. The city wants to make sure its workers continue to be paid the highest in the country.
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