BEIJING - A Communist Party news site says the suspect in a deadly bus fire killed himself in the blaze on an elevated road in the prosperous port city of Xiamen. The fire on a commuter bus during Friday's evening rush killed 47 people and injured 34 more. Party-run site Xianmen Net cited the local government's news office Saturday in saying the arson suspect died in the fire.
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If you're a gay man living in New York City, it seems all you hear your friends talking about all summer long is Fire Island. You see their Facebook updates, Instagram photos, tweets from High Tea, Low Tea, all of the Teas, but if you're a Fire Island virgin, it can seem like gay galaxies away. Well, the lovely folks from Fire Island Pines have solved your dilemma by...
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A Communist Party news site says the suspect in a deadly bus fire killed himself in the blaze on an elevated road in the prosperous port city of Xiamen. The fire on a commuter bus during Friday's evening rush killed 47 people and injured 34 more. Party-run site Xianmen Net cited the local government's news office Saturday in saying the arson suspect died in the fire. The...
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Has it come to this? The White House Correspondents' Association dinner is so bloated yet so exclusive that it's now prompted a secession? Well, something like that, anyway. Buzzfeed, the six-year-old Web site that's a relative newcomer to political coverage, announced this week that it had been shut out of the April 27 dinner at the Washington Hilton -- and so instead will...
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Lawrence O'Donnell cannot get enough of the growing feud in the conservative media ranks over gay marriage, started after Bill O'Reilly's shot heard 'round the world. But this time, O'Donnell took on O'Reilly's assertion that the feud is, in fact, not a feud, and illustrated how this feud is even bigger than just a minor spat between a cable news host and a radio host.
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