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Saturday morning's main events

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8 2014

Call it Saturday morning's main events..
News of the world! And beyond!


You do what you got to do: A bobsledder from team USA, locked in a bathroom, does what he can to break out.. And then he tweeted the damages he made to the world..


2014: The year of the horse.. and horses were used, of course, to open the Sochi games..

Your smart phone can change your well being--they make you more vulernable to work related exhaustion..

Children asked very personal questions in school, parents angered.. The game was called "Cross the Line." Questions that were asked included whether their parents drink alcohol, or if anyone from their family was in jail...

Some worthwhile news about the Super Bowl ads..


AOL is slashing 401K benefits--because of two young women who gave birth to sick babies!
If you don't believe that headline, read some more in depth: AOL's chief executive Tim Armstrong made the call on the benefits after the sick kids issue.. Armstrong, who now may have secured his one way ticket to hell, said this: "We had two AOL-ers that had distressed babies that were born that we paid a million dollars each to make sure those babies were OK in general. And those are the things that add up into our benefits cost. So when we had the final decision about what benefits to cut because of the increased healthcare costs, we made the decision, and I made the decision, to basically change the 401(k) plan"


If you're in the loser's club, the Pope is your leader..

No rest for the weary: US 'troubled' after American jailed in North Korea is forced to return to hard labor camp..

Michio Kaku warns on Fukushima.. And so few are listening..

White House placed in lockdown after man tries to jump the fence..

It all started with a Pennsylvania contractor.. and led to millions of TARGET customers getting their ID stolen.. From the AP: "The hackers who stole millions of debit and credit card numbers from Target's computer systems may have gained access by first infiltrating the network of a western Pennsylvania heating and refrigeration contractor."

A snowstorm set for next week may actually signify a beginning to spring..

Another bird flu death in China..

Chinese moon rover set to freeze..

A pastor and his wife think that a ghostly figured appeared behind them in a photograph..

An emotional private funeral held for Philip Seymour Hoffman..


Everything is political: FOX BUSINESS host calls new LEGO MOVIE 'anti business'..
AICN: Positive review for LEGO MOVIE..

Review: Is the LEGO MOVIE really that good?

He made someone else's day: Clint Eastwood saves the life of a choking PGA tour official!


Miley rides a giant sausage..

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