Uruguay Set to Legalize Marijuana

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Uruguay Set to Legalize Marijuana
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PHOTO: A marijuana grower checks the leaves of his marijuana plants for fungus, on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay, Dec. 9, 2013.
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Guess where the Social Climber is taking hernext vacation?

Uruguay is set to become the first country to completely legalize and regulate the sale and use of marijuana.

The new law has been passed by the country's Senate, and is expected to be signed by President Jose Mujica.

Under the law, individuals will be allowed to grow as many as six marijuana plants and possess up to 480 grams of pot for personal use.

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Demi Lovato Admits to Using Cocaine on Airplanes
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PHOTO: Demi Lovato arrives at "The X Factor" Finalists Party at SLS Hotel, Nov. 4, 2013, in Los Angeles.
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"X Factor" judge Demi Lovato opened up about her life as a recovering drug addict, admitting to using cocaine regularly, even under the watchful eye of a sobriety coach.

"I couldn't go 30 minutes to an hour without cocaine and I would bring it on airplanes," she told "Access Hollywood." "I would smuggle it basically and just wait until everyone in first class would go to sleep and I would do it right there. I'd sneak to the bathroom and I'd do it... I had a sober companion, somebody who was watching me 24/7 and living with me [and] I was able to hide it from them as well."

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A Festivus for the Rest of Us (in Florida, Anyway)
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PHOTO: Chaz Stevens talks with reporters after setting up his Festivus pole made out of beer cans at the Florida Capitol building in Tallahassee, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013.
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A Florida man has constructed a Festivus poll inside the rotunda of the Florida state capitol, a protest he says against religious symbols like nativity scenes in public places.

Chaz Stevens recognizes the poll, constructed out of beer cans and commemorating a made-up holiday from the TV series "Seinfeld," is "ridiculous."

"What's the point? There is no point. It's ridiculous. This is the most ridiculous thing I could come up with," Stevens, an atheist, told the AP. "This is about the separation of church and state."

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Tila Tequila's Nazi Salute
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PHOTO: Model Tila Tequila attends Star Magazines All-Hollywood Party in Los Angeles, Calif., April 24, 2012.
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Tila Tequila, the former MySpace celebrity and first-class attention seeker who once converted to Judaism, now claims she's a Nazi.

In a post to her blog, Tequila posted a photo of herself in a miniskirt and swastika armband posing in front of an image of the Auschwitz death camp. Her Facebook page is filled with anti-Semitic rants.Tequila has since taken down the original image, according to the New York Daily News.

Tequila, 32, says she sympathizes with Adolph Hitler whom she described as a "special and sweet kid."

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MegaMillions Tops $400 Million
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PHOTO: A woman fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket form at Liquorland, March 30, 2012, in Covina, Calif.
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It's the most wonderful time of the year.

The MegaMillions lottery jackpot will be more than $400 million come Friday's drawing, making it the second-largest jackpot in the game's history.

No one has won the pot since October, when the rules were changed and the odds of winning some money increased but the odds of hitting the jackpot decreased to 1 in 259 million.

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