Obama pulls the plug on Granny

Citing cost concerns, the Obama administration said Friday it has halted a long-term care insurance program that was part of the massive health care law passed in 2010.

The CLASS act, a provision in the heath-care reform law designed to help the disabled and elderly cash to receive care at home, could not be both voluntary and budget-neutral, say health officials.

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Satirists mock Occupy Wall Street

The banks are unbowed. The government is unmoved. Wealth distribution remains unchanged. Debts remain on the books. Weeks after protesters first began camping out in New York City’s Zuccotti Park, Occupy Wall Street has yet to force compliance with its “demands” — but by one indicator of contemporary cultural relevance, the nascent movement already has made an impact.

People are making fun of it.

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A Dog is A Man’s Best Friend… and Sometime Lover

A man who fell in love with his dog “wooed” the pet with chocolate drops and candlelight before sex sessions. he 25-year-old admitted romping with his male Appenzeller dog called Blaessli since 2008.

He wore the dog’s COLLAR to court in Liestal, Switzerland, as a sign of affection and called it “my life partner”.

But he wasn’t faithful — he admitted bedding two other dogs during his relationship with Blaessli. Read More: