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How to Catch a Thief While on Vacation
A Washington couple vacationing in Sun Valley, Idaho, set up cameras so they could check on their two beloved canines in real time. Their cameras, however, revealed a lot more than just two dogs playing around. At 5:30 a.m., they found a thief making off with duffel bags filled with their family’s belongings. The couple was able to recover their belongings after the wife had the police called. The thief dropped everything and fled. To read more on how best to catch a thief while on vacation, click here.
And the Emmy Nominations Are Out
The online Netflix series “House of Cards” starring Kevin Spacey made Emmy history. It is the first time an online program got the nod for an Emmy nomination — nine bids to be exact.
Also nominated in the drama series category was newcomer “Game of Thrones.” Kerry Washington was nominated for her role as Olivia Pope on ABC’s hit series “Scandal.” And Anna Chlumsky, who became a first-time mom last week with the birth of daughter Penelope, became a first-time nominee for her role on “Veep.”
A Milestone for Robin Roberts
Robin Roberts received a huge standing ovation from superstars all over the sports world as she made her way to accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage during Wednesday night’s ESPY Awards. And in true Robin fashion, she gave us all a gift on a night she was supposed to be the recipient. In her acceptance speech, she thanked her fans, colleagues, doctors and nurses, for all the e-mails, tweets and encouragement.