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(Reblogged from shortformblog)
The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australian billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer has unveiled plans to build the Titanic II.Palmer said his new company Blue Star Line Pty Ltd had commissioned the state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build a near replica of the ill-fated Titanic in China. The cost is unknown.The ship’s maiden voyage from England to North America is scheduled for late 2016.
Photo: The Titanic (The Associated Press)

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australian billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer has unveiled plans to build the Titanic II.

Palmer said his new company Blue Star Line Pty Ltd had commissioned the state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build a near replica of the ill-fated Titanic in China. The cost is unknown.

The ship’s maiden voyage from England to North America is scheduled for late 2016.

Photo: The Titanic (The Associated Press)

Breaking News: Famed TV producer Dick Clark dies of a heart attack at age 82, reports TMZ.  (AP photo via ABC)

Breaking News: Famed TV producer Dick Clark dies of a heart attack at age 82, reports TMZ.  (AP photo via ABC)

accuweather:

Live Tracking: Watch the Tornado Outbreak on Radar

A dangerous tornado outbreak is set to unfold across portions of Kansas and Oklahoma later today. Follow the storms on radar to stay alert of the situation.

(Reblogged from accuweather)
Ladies and gentleman, we made a decision to get into this race at our kitchen table against the odds and we made a decision over the weekend that this presidential race is over, at least for me and we will suspend our campaign.
(Reblogged from huffingtonpost)

GOP candidate Rick Santorum is dropping out of the US presidential race.

Watch live video of Santorum’s news conference in Gettysburg, Pa.: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/2012-elections


Photo: Jason Cohn / Reuters

Tornado emergency issued for portions of Texas

Follow updates here: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/dallas-fort-worth-texas-tornadoes

Live video:  http://www.nbcdfw.com/weather/stories/Severe-Storms-Building-to-the-West-145934445.html

Image: Radar imagery of twin tornado supercells in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metro area, via The Weather Channel.

The numbers for tonight’s MegaMillions record jackpot of $640 million are: 46 - 23 - 38 - 4 - 2 mega ball 23.

Photo: Mega Millions Lottery tickets are displayed by the Hoosier Lottery’s Mega Millions mascot at a store in Zionsville, Ind., earlier today (Michael Conroy/AP)


Davy Jones, lead singer for the Monkees, has died of a heart attack at age 66.
[Houston Press]

Davy Jones, lead singer for the Monkees, has died of a heart attack at age 66.

[Houston Press]

Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a bill that legalizes gay marriage in Washington state, making it the nation’s seventh to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.


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CNN reports that the chair of the Colorado GOP says that Rick Santorum will win the Colorado Republican caucuses.
Santorum is also projected to win tonight’s Minnesota GOP caucuses and Missouri primary.

Photo: Rick Santorum speaks at The Cable Center in Denver yesterday (Chris Carlson/AP)

CNN reports that the chair of the Colorado GOP says that Rick Santorum will win the Colorado Republican caucuses.


Santorum is also projected to win tonight’s Minnesota GOP caucuses and Missouri primary.

Photo: Rick Santorum speaks at The Cable Center in Denver yesterday (Chris Carlson/AP)