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Bus Runs Over Soccer Trophy After Player Drops It

Real Madrid won the Spanish Cup earlier this week over their rivals, Barcelona. As you can see from the thousands of soccer fans who lined the streets of Madrid, this is a really big deal.

The winning Spanish Cup team receives a large trophy, which Real Madrid's players showed off to their supporters as they drove through the all-night celebration on top of a double-decker bus.

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Great Gatsby House Torn Down
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‘Great Gatsby’ House Torn Down [VIDEO]

The home that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald to write eternal high school English class assignment 'The Great Gatsby' has been torn down, according to reports.

'Lands End' was a grand mansion on Long Island's North Shore, which was built by a newspaper publisher in 1902.

For a period of time during the '20s, Fitzgerald lived across the bay from Lands End, and would watch the lavish, celebrity-filled parties which took place within its confines. He later incorporated many of these observation into 'The Great Gatsby.'

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Geoffrey Mutai Runs Fastest Marathon Ever

Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai won the Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds, the fastest 26.2 miles in history.

But, alas, there's a catch: Even though Mutai beat the previous record by 57 seconds, because there was a strong tailwind on a downhill course, Mutai's time won't be recognized. In fact, 2011 Boston Marathon runner-up and fellow-Kenyan Moses Mosop also surpassed the world record, finishing only four seconds behind Mutai.

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Panel Recommends Major Tax Law Changes
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5 Helpful Tips for a Successful Tax Return

It’s tax time! It can get overwhelming to file all alone. Here are a few resources that might help.
The IRS Website
The IRS’s website, while written in legalese, is the ultimate guide to everything you’ll need to know about your taxes. Here, you can download tax forms and find out which items are deductible. The site is a valuable resource if you’re filing your own taxes.

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Four-Year-Old Jersey Boy Cries His Way Into Political Office [VIDEO]

Move over, Chris Christie: There's a new Governor in town -- and he's only 4 years old.

Yep, just a few days after a YouTube video went viral, in which little Jesse Koczon was filmed crying because he was "too small" to be Governor of New Jersey, Christie signed a proclamation yesterday declaring Koczon an honorary governor.

Even better: the Koczon family reportedly received a special tour of the governor's office.

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Mom Demands Weekly Child Support So Kids Can Eat at McDonald’s

There must be something in the fries at McDonald's for a mother to think she'd win a court case that demanded weekly child support funds to sustain her kids' Golden Arches habit.

The Australian mother demanded $1450 per-week to cover living expenses for herself and two children, including a $150 a week for blue jeans, $60 a week for McDonald's binging and $100 weekly for gifts.

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Ryan Seacrest Is Reality TV’s Most Powerful Person, Will Make $55 Million in 2011

Ryan Seacrest is apparently the most powerful man in reality television.

So says The Hollywood Reporter, who ranked the 'American Idol' and radio host number one on its fourth annual Reality Power List.

Seacrest, who is poised to make over $55 million this year, according to PopEater, ironically dethroned former 'Idol' judge Simon Cowell, who dropped to number six on this year's list.

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Police Pepper Spray Second Grader
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Police Pepper Spray Angry Second Grader [VIDEO]

Though most children can get a bit unruly, a second grade boy threw such a temper tantrum at school that police had to blast him not once -- but twice -- with pepper spray.

8-year-old Stevie Davis of Colorado caused trouble on the morning bus, but his anger escalated once he arrived at school when he threatened to kill his teacher and another staff member.

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Travel Blogger Receives Free Cruise, Gets Shipwrecked [VIDEO]

When travel blogger "Adventurous Kate" was asked to review the Perama cruise tour in Indonesia in exchange for a free cruise, we imagine she was a little more than ecstatic. But when she heard a disconcerting thud and felt her boat sinking in the middle of Indonesia's waters mid-sail, that excitement took a major plunge.

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