Watch a Math Teacher Win $1 Million on Wheel of Fortune

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For the third time in the game show’s history, a Wheel of Fortune contestant has won at least $1 million

Sarah Manchester, a Maryland resident, raked in $1,017,490 after solving the final puzzle on Wednesday’s show, with her answer of “Loud Laughter.”

“What a way to start off a season,” said host Pat Sajak as Manchester gasped, “Oh my god, I can’t believe it.” Her family, including her husband, two children and father, rushed the stage and hugged her as confetti rained down.

When Sajak asked the math teacher what she thought about the probability of her winning $1 million, she said it was low, but added some words of optimism. Read more…

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Australia raids over killing plot

Australian police launch anti-terror raids after a call from a senior Islamic State militant for “demonstration killings”, PM Tony Abbott says.

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Obama Tweets His Vote on Scottish Independence

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On the eve of the Scottish independence referendum, President Obama tweeted his hope that the UK will remains “strong, robust and united.”

The UK is an extraordinary partner for America and a force for good in an unstable world. I hope it remains strong, robust and united. -bo

— The White House (@WhiteHouse) September 17, 2014

This isn’t the first time Obama has made his support for the No campaign in Scotland explicit; he made similar statements alongside Prime Minister David Cameron at the G7 meeting in June. But that was before a series of polls suggesting the Yes campaign was within the margin of error for victory Read more…

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VIDEO: Intel’s new dual-screen laptop

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Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.

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VIDEO: What will New York make of Alibaba?

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As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?

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Pleas for British hostage – the papers

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The Scottish independence referendum is covered on most front pages. However, the BBC is reporting only factual accounts of the election throughout polling day.

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Purr-fection! Aubrey Plaza Is Going to Voice Grumpy Cat in a Lifetime Movie

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Pawnee’s most apathetic resident is going to be the voice of the moodiest cat on the Internet

Mashable has confirmed that Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza has been cast as the voice of Grumpy Cat in the upcoming Lifetime movie, Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever. In other words, this film is already your new favorite holiday classic

Just last week, Mashable unveiled the first photo from the film, which centers on a young girl named Chrystal (Megan Charpentier) who befriends the cat (named Tardar Sauce in the movie) after learning she’s the only person who can hear it speak Read more…

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NFL rocked by new violence arrest

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Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police say, the latest such incident to rock the NFL.

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Scientists Dissect One of the World’s Largest Squids

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Scientists at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa dissected an enormous squid — and broadcast the entire process live online

The colossal squid, a species native to waters near Antarctica, is one of the largest squids on Earth, according Kat Bolstad, a marine biologist with the Auckland University of Technology

Fishermen caught the squid, whose eight arms are each more than a meter long, in the Ross Sea last year. It provides a rare opportunity for scientists to examine “an intact specimen,” Bolstad said.

The fisherman caught two colossal squid, the first of which is on display at Te Papa, The Guardian reported. Scientists froze the second squid for preservation until they had a chance to study it in more detail, according to the BBC. Read more…

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