Stephen "Stippo" Rakes, a possible witness in the murder trial of alleged crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, has been found dead, reports indicate.

The body of Rakes, 59, showed "no obvious signs of trauma" and an autopsy is being done to determine the cause of death, officials said.

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Nelson Mandela turns 95 years old Thursday, a milestone that's being met with gleeful celebrations throughout South Africa and around the world.

The scene outside the hospital where Mandela is being treated has been joyous, as children with balloons and flowers in front of giant get well cards.

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Sorry, plain and boring Barbie. Your days of ruling the toy world are apparently over.

Mattel announced yesterday that its second quarter net income dropped by 24 percent and it shares by nearly seven percent, with most of the blame directed at poor sales for Barbie.

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Chris Reynolds opened his June PayPal statement a little while ago and could not believe his good fortune. His great fortune, actually.

His ridiculous fortune: the numbers said the Pennsylvania PR executive had a balance of… $92,233,720,368,547,800.

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