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Joe Biden supports Julia Louis-Dreyfus after her breast cancer announcement like only a veep could

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The "veeps" got this.Image: HBO/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock After Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ breast cancer diagnosis announcement Thursday, former Vice President Joe Biden voiced his support to the acclaimed actress who has played a fictional vice president on HBO’s Veep. SEE ALSO: Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis, calls for universal health care Biden assured Louis-Dreyfus that he was there for her during her cancer fight. “We Veeps stick together,” he wrote. He included a photo from a 2014 spot the two did together before the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2014. Aviators are obviously involved. [email protected] yes we do. Love back to all of […]

Martin Shkreli (a.k.a. Pharma Bro) found guilty of securities fraud

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Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images The PharmaBro is now the PharmaCon. Martin Shkreli was found guilty of two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud on Friday. He was found not guilty on five other related counts. Shkreli faces 20 years in prison, though he’ll likely be sentenced to a shorter stint. The date of the sentencing has not yet been set. Shkreli stood trial for eight total counts of securities and wire fraud stemming from his time running Retrophin, a pharmaceutical company he founded. He was accused of repeatedly lying to investors, then, scheming […]

Let this fitness tracker motivate you to get moving

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Theres nothing better than being in shape. It prolongs your life, it makes you feel better, and it can even boost your mood. Unfortunately, its really hard to get in shape, and even harder to maintain it. Luckily, there are some great fitness trackers that can help you achieve your goals like the Moov Now Personal Coach & Workout Tracker. This award-winning tracker actively monitors your bodys motion to ensure that you get the most out of every workout. It even gives you […]

Local news report finds asbestos in makeup from tween store Justice

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Be careful!Image: Shutterstock / Ganka Trendafilova Yikes. Justice, or the Store Formerly Known as Limited Too, has something dangerous happening with its makeup. A North Carolina local news report about the tween clothing mall staple found that a highlighter sold by the brand tested positive for asbestos. Just Shine Shimmer Powder was found to contain the dangerous material, which can cause cancer and mesothelioma. SEE ALSO: This genius gadget is the only way you’ll clean your makeup brushes in the future Usually, people are worried about coming into contact with asbestos when they move into an older house or building. […]

Whole Foods recalls ‘chicken salad’ because it’s actually tuna salad

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Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Looks like Whole Foods is back in the newsand this time, Amazon has nothing to do with it. The grocery giant sent shoppers a recall alert for approximately 404 pounds of “buffalo style chicken salad” for actually being … tuna salad. SEE ALSO: What will Whole Foods of the future, powered by Amazon, look like? The salad, distributed by Willow Tree Poultry Farm in Attelboro, Mass., was wrongly labeled “buffalo style chicken salad” and was distributed to approximately 35 Whole Foods stores in New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut. How do you know if your salad is included […]