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Top Senate Republican Barrasso warns against lame duck Holder replacement

The simmering bipartisan battle over whether the Senate will try to swiftly replace retiring Attorney General Eric Holder heated up Sunday with a top Senate Republican saying such a move would show the “desperation” Democrats feel about possibly losing control next month of the upper chamber.

Feds spend $300K on study on how to ride bikes

The National Science Foundation has paid $300,000 for a study on how “humans interact with bicycles,” which a House committee is calling “wasted” taxpayer money, according to The Washington Free Beacon.

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin make newlywed appearance in Venice

Wedding bands glinted under the Venetian sun on the hands of George Clooney and his new bride, Amal Alamuddin, as the heartthrob actor and the human rights lawyer emerged Sunday from  the luxury hotel where they were married a day earlier.

Judge rules against billionaire in beach dispute

A Northern California judge ruled Wednesday against a Silicon Valley billionaire who had shut down public access to a beach beloved by surfers and swimmers, ordering him to reopen his private road to the beach.

Hong Kong police threaten crackdown against pro-democracy demonstrators

Hong Kong police used tear gas Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters who had gathered outside government headquarters in a challenge to Beijing over its decision to restrict democratic reforms for the semiautonomous city.

Kim Cattrall bringing sexy back to menopause

Actress Kim Cattrall is known for her sexy roles on the big screen, and is living proof that things can get better with age. She opened up to Fox’s Julie Banderas about teaming up with Pfizer to encourage women to embrace menopause with style