Tom Cruise Sues Life & Style, In Touch

365.26: Magazines

Don’t believe everything you read.

Following two recent headlines in two publications, Tom Cruise has elected to file a Lawsuit for 50 Million dollars. The Lawsuit, which claims damages against the highly esteemed Hollywood Actor, lays in the wake of a “disgusting, vicious lie” according to Cruise’s Lawyer, Bert Fields. Both Life & Style and In Touch Magazines, which ran the stories are owned and operated by Bauer Publishing. The tabloid magazines ran similar headlines in early October surrounding Cruise, his 6 year old daughter Suri and his now ex-wife, Katie Holmes. Life and Style alleged “Suri in tears: Abandoned by her Dad” while In Touch added “Abandoned by Daddy.” Cruise’s Lawyer confirmed the suit publicly, and added a statement to TMZ detailing where the news organizations had gone wrong.

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Don’t Rush to Get a Prepaid Card

Debit Card

More Money More Problems

Prepaid debit cards have been a blessing in disguise for many of America’s working class, as it keeps its users from over drafting their accounts or spending money they do not have.  One of the most popular versions of the prepaid card family is the RushCard, which is owned and operated by celebrity icon, Russell Simmons.  The trouble started on October 12th during a scheduled maintenance session, in which a multitude of users had their accounts cleared, as well as the delay of paychecks with Direct Deposit features.

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Fantasy Sports Headed Back to Reality

Monument Valley, by pixabay user mstodt, licensed by Creative Commons.

Even the Wild West didn’t stay wild forever

Those who have been dreaming of making money in daily fantasy sports may be in for a rude awakening. A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the 2 major players in the industry, DraftKings and FanDuel, questioning the self-regulatory methods of their contests. The recent scandal has shades of insider trading, where employees from each company would take the internal information (including player rankings, strategy, etc) and submit “teams” to the opposing company. Both companies have been advertising heavily with popular sports leagues like the NFL and MLB, leading many to believe they are very financially successful. The latest lawsuit was filed by a man from Watertown, MA (DraftKings is based in Boston, while FanDuel is based in New York City). Read More

Leading Antibiotic Causing Autoimmune Condition

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Antibiotics Causing Disease?

Azithromycin is among the most frequently prescribed antibiotics in the United States. Commonly known as Zithromax (also sold as Z-pak or Zmax), it is used to treat bacterial infections such as tonsillitis and ear infections in a very short amount of time. Unfortunately, this medication may be causing severe side effects. One of these serious side effects is the allergic skin reaction formally known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome, or SJS. Approximately 300 cases are recognized annually.

High School Hypnosis Deaths Lead to Settlement


A hypnotizing lawsuit

Three Florida families will receive $200,000 each after a year long case comes to a close. The families are being compensated after a peculiar series of events, that allegedly lead to the death of three high school students. Their deaths came just months after the three teens were all hypnotized by North Port High School Principal George Kenney. The case began after Kenney admitted to hypnotizing 16 year old student Wesley McKinley, just one day before he took his own life in the Spring of 2011.

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