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US Postal Service to Stop Shipping Electronics to Troops Overseas

In an announcement made earlier this month, the US Postal Service told customers that as of May 16, they will no longer ship electronics like iPads, Kindles, smartphones and other devices containing lithium batteries overseas.

This means that people who want to ship electronics to troops serving abroad will have to pay a premium to go through private shipping services.

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This Day in History for May 10 – J. Edgar Hoover is Appointed to the FBI and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – Confederate General Stonewall Jackson dies, eight days after being accidentally shot by his own troops (More info)

1869 – The First Transcontinental Railroad, linking the eastern and western US, is completed with the driving in of a golden spike in Promontory Summit, UT (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for May 10 – Bono, Young MC and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Bono
Age: 52
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Being the outspoken frontman for U2 and the world’s richest rock star, leading the group to 22 Grammys (more than any other rock band), being nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, and tirelessly tackling many humanitarian causes.

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New Survey Reveals Parents Have Tough Time Finding Qualified Babysitters

Any parent will tell you that it is tough to find a good babysitter, and even tougher to find that good babysitter available when you need him or her.

Even so, parents would rather have a qualified sitter stay with their children, or no sitter at all.

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10 Tips To Make Your Beautiful Mother’s Day Flowers Last Longer

It’s just about the sweetest thing when your husband and kids give you a beautiful bouquet of flowers for Mother’s Day. A thoughtful husband will get them from a store. A thoughtful kid will get them from your yard. Either way, the sentiment is adorable and always well received.

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This Day in History for May 9 – The Beatles Sign Their First Recording Contract and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1914 – Mother’s Day becomes a public holiday (More info)

1962 – The Beatles sign their first recording contract and hire George Martin to be their producer (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for May 9 – Billy Joel, Rosario Dawson and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Billy Joel
Age: 63
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Winning six Grammy Awards out of 23 Grammy nominations, well-known and timeless hits like ‘Piano Man,’ ‘Only the Good Die Young,’ ‘For the Longest Time,’ ‘She’s Always a Woman,’ and ‘You May Be Right,’ and getting kicked out of Christie Brinkley’s uptown world.

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