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Kate Upton prom

Kate Upton prom, Every hot and young girl has dreams about getting asked out to prom in a romantic yet clever way, right? Does that include Kate Upton? The blonde bombshell got her very own tailor-made prom invitation, courtesy of high school senior Jake Davidson. The Los Angeles teen uploaded a video requesting that Kate join him for his school's big dance on May 23 and he has some pretty compelling arguments. "I'm Jewish, 5'9" on a really good day and I can't dance at all," Davidson says while shaving. "You're Christian, 5'10" and that 'Cat Daddy' video should've won an Oscar for Best Short Film. You could say this is destiny." We're not saying that 99.9 percent of teenage boys wouldn't also love to take Ms. Upton to prom, but Davidson's attempt to jokingly woo the model is particularly endearing. While doing push-ups, he lists their many common interests, like food and Sports Illustrated (she poses in

Kate Upton prom, Invite for Date Goes Viral

Kate Upton prom, Kate has a very serious admirer in Los Angeles and he is hoping that the model will attend the prom with him. In what has to be one of the classiest videos by a fan, Kate Upton is asked by Los Angeles high school student Jake Davidson if she would consider going to his prom. The video first hit the web on Sunday, but since then the fans have passed around the invite with thousands of people checking out Davidson’s request and many sharing the video with Kate Upton The asking of a date to a super model is no small feat. Davidson sets up the request in form of a small short film with segments showing him and his life as he lives in Los Angeles. Respectful yet enticing, Jake seems to hit all the right points to ask the star on the date. So far Kate Upton hasn't responded to Jake Davidson, but it’s safe to say that when she does, no matter her answer, she is going to be impressed with all the effort put into the request. Going

Ashley Judd dress

Ashley Judd dress, The 42-year-old brunette stunned in an aquamarine low V-neck body contour dress which clung to her every curve as she posed in gold high heels which matched her clutch bag. As well as revealing her incredibly pert posterior in the dazzling dress, sources say the actress and activist is planning to run for office in the Democratic nomination for the 2014 race. She is married to Scottish NASCAR driver Dario Franchitti. But that didn't stop Gerard Butler admiring Ashley Judd's stunning body contour dress on Monday. The Scottish actor bumped into his American co-star on the red carpet at the premiere of his new film Olympus Has Fallen and wasn’t shy about showing his appreciation for her amazing figure. Looking good! Ashley Judd and Gerard Butler admired each other at the Olympus Has Fallen premiere at the Arclight Cinema in Hollywood on Monday It's all about the posterior! Ashley Judd's bodycon dress clings to every curve

Ashley Judd dress, Low-Cut Dress on Red Carpet

Ashley Judd dress, Ashley Wows in the Figure-Hugging, Low-Cut Dress on Red Carpet Just Weeks After Split From Husband Dario … It's hardly been two months since Ashley Judd and husband Dario Franchitti decided to pull the plug on their 10-year marriage, but the newly single actress was already turning heads on the red carpet on Monday, March 18. The Olympus Has Fallen actress, 44, wore a low-cut, skin-tight teal Herve Leger dress that accentuated her enviable figure. Judd practically glowed as she greeted her costars -- including Morgan Freeman and a very appreciative Gerard Butler, 43. According to an onlooker, the pair spent most of their time at the film premiere's after party -- held at Hollywood's Lure nightclub -- chatting as cameras snapped their photo together. "Ashley smiled the whole time while talking to Gerard," the source tell Us Weekly. Judd and Franchitti, 39, announced their decision to split in late January, telling Us in a statement that they w

Citigroup to pay $730M

Citigroup to pay $730M, Citigroup now agreed to pay all $730 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed investors were misled by the bank's disclosures when they purchased its debt and preferred stock. The purchases were made from May 11, 2006 through Nov. 28, 2008. Citigroup denied the allegations and said in a statement late Monday that it agreed to the settlement so it could avoid further expenses and uncertainties that come along with drawn out litigation. "This settlement is another significant step toward resolving our exposure to claims arising from the financial crisis, and we look forward to putting this matter behind us," the company said. Citigroup said the proposed $730 million payment will be made from existing litigation reserves. The settlement will be reviewed by Judge Sidney Stein in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, where the lawsuit is pending. Citigroup has been undergoing a transformation since Michael Corbat t

Citigroup to pay $730M, Bondholder Lawsuit Issue

Citigroup to pay $730M, US banking giant Citigroup will pay $730m to settle a class-action suit by bondholders related to the 2008 financial crisis. The settlement is the latest step by Citi to put the ill-effects of the financial crisis behind it Photo: Getty Images The suit alleged Citigroup misled buyers of its bonds over its exposure to subprime mortgages and other high-risk securities ahead of and during the crisis, from May 2006 to November 2008. The settlement is the latest step by Citi to put the ill-effects of the financial crisis behind it. Citi was harmed more by the crisis compared with some peers, such as JP Morgan. The plaintiffs had argued that Citigroup misrepresented its exposure to mortgage-related assets, according to Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman, the plaintiffs attorneys. Citi also understated the loss reserves for its mortgage loans and "falsely stated" that assets held off its balance sheet were of high value, Bernstein Litow

Sinkhole swallows pond, Stuns whole nation

Sinkhole swallows pond, The sinkhole has swallowed a pond on Sunday stunning a local homeowner in Newcastle, Ca. Mark Korb has reported that he woke up on Sunday morning and noticed that the man-made pond in his garden had completely drained away. Korb has said, "This looks like the moon," according to NBC News. A massive sinkhole reportedly caused the water to drain. Korb has also described that a few years ago he manually drained the pond, and that it took him a full seven days to complete the draining. However, the sinkhole managed to drain the entire pond just overnight. "I would guess probably four to five hours for this whole area to drain," Korb said. The report comes just weeks after another sinkhole appeared in Tampa, Florida, just a few miles from yet another sinkhole that devoured a man as he laid in his bed at home. The second Florida sinkhole is not thought to pose an immediate danger to anyone, authorities reassured at the time. Hillsb

Pentagon bans 60mm mortar round after Marine deaths

A mortar shell explosion killed seven Marines and injured seven more during mountain warfare training in Nevada's high desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapons until an investigation can determine their safety, officials said Tuesday. The explosion occurred Monday night at the Hawthorne Army Depot, a sprawling facility used by troops heading overseas, during an exercise involving the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force from Camp Lejeune, N.C. Several Marines from the unit were injured in the blast, authorities said. The Marines were practicing firing mortars, reports CBS affiliate KTVN-TV in Reno, when one of the rounds exploded while still inside the tube. Brig. Gen. Jim Lukeman said investigators were trying to determine the cause of the malfunction. The Pentagon expanded a temporary ban to prohibit the military from firing any 60 mm mortar rounds until the results of the investigation. The Marine Corps said Tuesday a "blanket suspension" of

Sinkhole swallows pond

Sinkhole swallows pond, There was something missing when Mark Korb went outside Sunday morning. Most notably, the giant pond that had once been in his yard, which was now a gaping crater in the ground. The Newcastle, Calif., man says the manmade pond on his property fell into a sinkhole that sucked it up in a matter of hours. The speed at which the underground cavity devoured the pond was staggering. Korb noted, by contrast, for instance, that when he drained the pond years ago with a pump the process took seven days. A geology professor from nearby Sierra College attributed the sinkhole to old mining activity or a preexisting fracture rather than groundwater dissolving material.

Sinkhole swallows pond, Swallows Entire pond

Sinkhole swallows pond, When Mark Korb woke up Sunday morning, he noticed the man-made pond on his property didn't look the way it did when he went to bed. "This looks like the moon," said Korb, pointing at a sinkhole that caused a pond to drain onto his property. A few years ago, Korb drained the pond with a pump, he said. The project took him seven days to complete. The sinkhole emptied the pond much faster: "I would guess probably four to five hours for this whole area to drain," Korb said.

Newborn twin deaths

Newborn twin deaths, The magistrate has found 26-year-old Tennessee woman guilty of murder on Tuesday in the 2011 smothering deaths of newborn twins found in her laundry basket. The jury of seven men and five women convicted Lindsey Lowe, of suburban Nashville, of felony murder, premeditated murder and aggravated child abuse. She was immediately sentenced to life in prison by the judge. Lowe, who was often emotional at trial, didn't break down as the sentence was pronounced. She was dry-eyed when she turned to sobbing family members and friends in the courtroom before being taken into custody. The defendant, who toted a Bible throughout much of the seven-day trial, told them softly, "I'm OK. I love you all. He's with me," as she pointed toward the sky. At trial, jurors saw a video of Lowe telling police she had given birth alone on Sept. 12, 2011, in the bathroom of her parents' home on a quiet cul-de-sac in an upper-middle-class neighborhood. The bodies were

Newborn twin deaths, Mother on Trial

Newborn twin deaths, The police officer had choked up and another officer fought back tears Tuesday as they testified about finding two dead babies in a laundry basket at the home of a young Tennessee woman charged with murder. Officer Jeremy Fentress took the stand and described entering the bedroom of defendant Lindsey Lowe and pulling back a bloody towel. He stopped speaking for a few seconds, then told the court: "After I pulled the bloody towel back, I saw a deceased infant." Fentress said he touched the baby with two fingers and found the infant was cold and not breathing. The newborn was the first of two found Sept. 14, 2011, in a two-story home of an upper-middle-class neighborhood in Hendersonville, about 20 miles northeast of Nashville. The second was found by Sgt. James Garrett, who described getting ready to lay the first baby down on a bed "softly and gently" before he discovered the umbilical cord, still attached to something deeper in the baske

Nude beach shut down

Nude beach shut down, Wisconsin authorities on Tuesday announced they will shut down one of nation’s most popular nude beaches on weekdays after struggling for years to curtail sex and drugs on the sandbar and surrounding woods. Nudists from around the country have been traveling to the public beach on the Wisconsin River near Mazomanie, about 25 miles northwest of Madison, for decades as word spread that prosecutors in ultra-liberal Dane County wouldn’t go after anyone for showing skin. But visitors haven’t stopped at just stripping down. They’ve been slipping off into the woods for trysts and drugs. Authorities say that’s crossing the line, but they haven’t been able to stop the shenanigans. Their frustration reached a tipping point Tuesday, when the state Department of Natural Resources announced it will close the beach, the islands immediately off it and the surrounding woods to the public on weekdays, when wardens say troublemakers tend to operate unseen. The closures begin immed

Nude beach shut down, says Wisconsin officials

Nude beach shut down, Wisconsin officials say they will close down a well-known nude beach on weekdays to reduce problems with outdoor sex and drug use. Nudists from around the country have been traveling to the beach near Mazomanie for decades, and the state Department of Natural Resources has been struggling for years to curtail sex and drug use there. Wardens arrested 26 people for illicit sex and 16 people for drugs during just nine days of surveillance in 2011. The agency announced Tuesday it will close the beach, surrounding islands and wooded areas on weekdays beginning immediately. Warden Nate Kroeplin says that's when most of the illegal activity takes place. The beach will remain open on weekends from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Vonn waits in car

Vonn waits in car, Tiger Woods and his new girlfriend Lindsey Vonn only just confirmed that they were dating on Monday. And on the very same day, the Olympic skier chanced a face-to-face meeting with the champion golfer's ex-wife Elin Nordegren at the former couple's daughter Samantha's junior baseball game. But a devoted Vonn avoided the awkward encounter by reportedly sitting in Tiger's car for an hour while he watched Samantha, five, play ball. That's devotion: Tiger Woods's new girlfriend Lindsay Vonn avoided bumping into his ex-wife Elin Nordegren at a children's baseball game on Monday by waiting in the golfer's car for one hour while he watched the game The downhill skiing champion most likely stayed in Woods's black Mercedes rather than risk an encounter with Woods' ex-wife Elin, who was also watching the event - though Woods and Elin sat at opposites ends of the stadium. Vonn, who is recuperating from a bad fall while co

Keyshia slams Beyonce

Keyshia slams Beyonce, "Can't stand when people all self righteous when it's convenient it makes them look good. Lmao! But can still talk s--t when convenient 2 FOH," the Woman to Woman artist tweeted upon the release of Bey's latest single, "Bow Down/I Been On." On the track, Blue Ivy's mom sings, "I know when you were little girls you dreamt of being in my world. Don't forget it. Respect that. Bow down, bitches." And, though immediately faced with a swarm of offended denizens of the "BeyHive," Cole kept going. Keyshia Cole. Beyonce "I done kept it real from the start! #RespectTHAT," she also wrote. Then: "First "Women need to Stick together" now bitches better Bow. Smh. But it's all G! Chicks stay shooting the shit. But when I speak my mind its a prob. #Well #StayMad." Comments from the pro-Beyoncé peanut gallery ranged from"U need a hit record ASAP!! @KeyshiaCole u bored and angry

Keyshia slams Beyonce, Verbal Fight on Twitter

Keyshia slams Beyonce, Don't you dare disturb the Bey Hive! Keyshia Cole was hit with more than a few angry messages after she ventured to criticize Beyonce for her new single, "Bow Down/I Been On," via Twitter on Monday, March 18. "Can't stand when people all self righteous when it's convenient it makes them look good," she wrote, calling out the "Love On Top" for her aggressive song. "But can still talk sh-t when convenient 2 FOH." In Knowles' latest chopped-and-screwed track (the term refers to a specific way of remixing hip hop music), the singer tries her hand at bolder lyrics, including the line in question: "This is my sh-t, bow down, b-tches." Keyshia Cole and Beyonce Fans of Knowles, 31, immediately took to Twitter to express their excitement over the new mother's return to the recording studio. "Just heard Beyonce's new song," one fan tweeted on Sunday, March 17, after the Knowles shared

Carnie Wilson disorder

Carnie Wilson disorder, Carnie singer and TV host, has announced that she was diagnosed with Bell's Palsy. She announced her diagnosis via Twitter last week, saying: "Just wanted you all 2 know that I have Bell's Palsy on side of face right now. Scary, unfortunate, but it goes away. A challenge! Love u." Bell's Palsy is a relatively rare nerve disorder that can cause paralysis of muscles in the face of sufferers. Carnie Wilson in this file photo She had hinted about her health in previous tweets. She tweeted March 12: "I'm having such challenges right now - I'm praying for peace, health , order and serenity. Love everyone's tweets back to me. Luv u allxxxx." Fans responded to her diagnosis, offering their support and prayers for the actress. "Praying for you, mama! Sending love & positive thoughts your way!" one fan wrote on the singer's Twitter. Another posted, "Thoughts and prayers are with you. Stay strong an

Carnie Wilson disorder, With Facts

Carnie Wilson disorder, Carnie has announced that she suffers from a disorder called Bell's Palsy. Little is known by most people about the condition apart from that it is some kind of facial paralysis. Singer Carnie Wilson (R) and husband Rob Bonfiglio arrives at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards show at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada June 27, 2010. Here are nine facts about Bell's Palsy, as promoted by the National Institutes of Health: What is Bell's Palsy? It is a form of temporary facial paralysis which is produced as a result of damage or trauma of the facial nerves. The facial nerve is found in a narrow, bony canal (called the Fallopian canal) in the skull, beneath the ear, to the muscles on each side of the face. In Bell's Palsy the function of the facial nerve is disrupted, and the messages sent from the brain to the facial muscles are interrupted, which results in facial weakness or paralysis. Why is it called Bell's Palsy? F

Dr. Oz sued

Dr. Oz sued, By a New Jersey man claims an insomnia cure promoted on "The Dr. Oz Show" left third-degree burns on his feet. Dr. Oz in this file photo Frank Dietl, of Southampton, N.J., filed a lawsuit in Manhattan state Supreme Court. The Daily News says Dietl was confined to his bed for weeks after using the so-called "knap-sack heated rice footsie." It was promoted on April 17, 2012. Oz recommended filling a pair of socks with uncooked rice and warming them up in a microwave oven and putting them on. The popular cardiothoracic surgeon said leaving them on for 20 minutes would promote better sleep. He warned not to get the socks too hot. "The Dr. Oz Show" said it couldn't comment until it could review the lawsuit.

Dr. Oz sued, By Neighbors over Pity Issue

Dr. Oz sued, Trees planted by Dr. Mehmet Oz are giving his New Jersey neighbors more than heart palpitations. Angelo and Hana Bisceglie are suing the celebrity TV heart surgeon because the Oz family planted trees next to their Cliffside Park property that they say are destroying their view of the Manhattan skyline. Dr. Oz Dr. Oz, his wife Lisa, and their children have lived at the mansion for close to a decade. So have their neighbors, the Bisceglies, who used to have the same magnificent, panoramic view of the Manhattan skyline – until the Oz family planted three 30-foot cedar trees on their property. “They block the entire view of the downtown area, now we can’t see the Empire State Building,” Hana Bisceglie told CBS 2′s Magee Hickey. “Even from the bedroom window, we can’t see anything.” The border war started as a skirmish two years ago, when the TV doctor placed bamboo trees and his pool and cabana construction site. The Bisceglies complained, saying they were flammab

Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Man From U.N.C.L.E, Will Tom Cruise say U.N.C.L.E.? According to reporter Mike Fleming, Cruise is in preliminary talks to star in "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." for Warner Bros. and director Guy Ritchie. The film is based on the cult series of the same name that ran on television from 1964 through 1968; Robert Vaughn starred on "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." as Napoleon Solo, the spy role that Cruise would play if his deal is worked out. Tom Cruise may star in "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." Cruise is just the latest A-list star attached to "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." The project was originally set up by Warner Bros. in November of 2010 with Steven Soderbergh set as director and

I’m Freezing My Eggs says Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara isn’t counting her chickens before they hatch, but she’s definitely prepping the eggs. “I have to be careful what I eat because they’re freezing my eggs!” she confides to Vogue as she sits down to a lunch interview for their April issue. “Hormone pills, and then after that it is hormone injections. They want to get as many eggs as they can because usually you produce them but they’re not good. They have to be perfect, perfect, perfect ones.” Vergara’s fiancé Nick Loeb “is 37, younger than me, never had kids,” the Modern Family star notes of her decision to start the process. VOGUE/MIKAEL JANSSON The actress, 40, is already mom to son Manolo, the product of her short-lived first marriage. Vergara chose the name after hearing it in the movie Scarface — Steven Bauer played Manolo, Tony Montana’s sidekick who ultimately betrays him. “I looooved that movie, and I was in looove with Steven Bauer,” she admits, explaining that she asked her husband at the time if they could

7 Marines got killed in blast at Nevada training center

The explosion occurred during a training exercise unrelated to the ammunition stored at the desert facility southeast of Reno. (Photo: Cpl. Christopher O€™Quin, USMC, AFP/Getty Images) Seven Marines were killed and eight wounded late Monday when a 60mm mortar round exploded during a training exercise at the Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada, according to military and defense officials. The Marines were part of the 2nd Marine Division, a ground combat force based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, the area's major trauma hospital, took nine patients, including one who died, three who are in serious condition and five who are in fair condition, according to spokeswoman Stacy Kendall. All the patients are men under the age of 30, she said. Kendall described their injuries as penetrating trauma, fractures and vascular injuries. A senior defense official said it appears that a mortar round exploded inside a firing tube instead of flying out. The official, s