Dr. Phil Helps Stabbed, Neglected Woman (1/16/14)

Dr. Phil gets help for Shannon, whose family did not go to the hospital after she was stabbed 9 times. Shannon’s mom Dian didn’t fly to her because of her heart. And: 24-year-old Jason works for his mom’s boyfriend and plays video games all weekend. A member of Dr. Phil‘s advisory board advises him to get a driver’s license. Stabbed 2 years ago, Shannon’s then-boyfriend stabbed her in the face, hands and foot 9 times. Shannon’s mom Dian and siblings did not visit Shannon, 24, at the hospital. Shannon says that it killed her that Dian did not take off work….

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American Idol Season 13 Premiere: Harry Connick Jr. Spices Up Auditions (1/15/14)

American Idol’s 13th season made its 2-hour debut tonight with a new bunch of hopefuls auditioning. This season is expected to be a ratings redemption for the show, with Harry Connick Jr. being that missing factor that could provide 1/3 of the excitement, the rest coming from returning judges Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban. Yes, the show is about the aspiring singers but the judges’ personality and prudence in finding the right mix of this season’s top billers matter. Keith was judicious on the technical aspect last season but was outshined by the Mariah Carey-Nicki Minaj shenanigans. JLo was ok…

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Mad Money Recap: Potentially Exciting Plays w/ EnLink, Apple & Edwards Lifesciences (01/15/14)

Mad Money with Jim Cramer ventures into old and new territories worth exploring in the stock market. First on his list is EnLink that will be trading soon on the New York Stock Exchange (ENLK, ENLC). EnLink is a new player in the oil industry and is a product of a deal between Crosstex Energy and Devon Energy. With both companies combining their mid-stream assets, EnLink is stirring excitement in an industry which has been tremendously pummeled by declining oil prices. Crosstex President & CEO Barry Davis (whose photo appears in this recap) talks about EnLink’s prospects as soon as…

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Judge Judy: $3,500 for Motorcycle in Pile-Up (1/15/14)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $3,500 to Richard “Rick” Gibson, whose motorcycle was totaled in a multiple-vehicle collision caused by a dog. She then dismisses Jeremy Bauer‘s suit for rent and a dresser, and tenant Nathan‘s countersuit for storage. She rules that Nathan had been evicted. He claims that the former tenant had given him the dresser. Chain-Reaction Crash Rick sues Kristi Funk for the cost of his motorcycle. Kristi claims that her dog was not on the highway and that if so, that the accident was Rick’s fault as he was driving too fast. If so? Isn’t that a lot…

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Dr. Oz: Drink Water When You Wake Up for Good Poop–Cameron Diaz’s The Body Book (1/15/14)

Today, The Dr. Oz Show tells us that urinating 2 or more times a night could indicate diabetes. This and other facts we learn from the “How healthy are you?” quiz. And: Cameron Diaz has a new book, The Body Book. She pours nutritional powder, which she says tastes like parmesan cheese, over her eggs and salads. Cameron Diaz In her new book, The Body Book, Actress and Model Cameron Diaz talks about poop. She says that when she wakes up, she brushes her teeth so she doesn’t swallow the bacteria, then she drinks water. She then drinks what looks like…

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