How to create an offshore company and how it can help your business ?


Setting up an offshore formation presents numerous advantages to a business; it adds the possibility of lower income tax and benefiting from trade in that offshore settlement. It is an intimidating prospect, as it means you need to undergo thorough research of the tax laws of the country of which you decide to reside in. For every country the requirements are different, whether it is be laws on income tax, company name registration or just the entire process or cost of setting up a company in that jurisdiction.

Below is a short guide on how to set up an offshore formation and will aid you in completing the process efficiently and effectively.

Finding Help

Finding a business consultant that is renowned and reliable is the first and most important step. Any company that is deciding to reside outside its homeland is offered a fast solution by company formation agents to best meet their needs. A reputable formation agent is essential as it will sure all legal aspects are taken care of and that the business is safe and secure when it is set up in an offshore jurisdiction.

Choose a Jurisdiction

First of all you need to select where you would like your new company formation to reside. Whilst are reasons for starting an offshore company may change, the benefits of selecting any given jurisdiction does not. You may want to start an offshore incorporation in order to gain privacy and keep the identity of a shareholder discreet, or you may just want to evade some company tax which is getting the best of your company. You should conduct your own research on the various tax havens around the globe and look into all the legislation to find out what will be suit your company. Once you have conducted your own research it is best to consult a company formation agent and they will help set you up with a selected jurisdiction.

Formulating a business plan

You want to have the same ideas and visions as your company formation agent so it is important to create a business plan before setting up an offshore company. This will not only benefit you, it will also help let the agent what exactly is required from them. Discuss your businesses basic needs, aims and objectives. Your consultant will then take all the required information such as time scale and jurisdiction and will then price you accordingly for these services.

Become incorporated

Now the services required are clearly stipulated, you can now sit back and witness the making off your offshore formation. After completion of the offshore company, you will receive these items:

* Certificate of incorporation

* Government memos

* Original share certificate

* Original government receipt

As a result from becoming incorporated you should receive all of these items.

What an offshore incorporation agent can help you with

Company formation agents can help immensely as they offer support service for your company. These services are:

* Virtual offices

* Opening bank accounts

It would be advised to see what would benefit your business the most and then make a decision based on what your business can afford.


Setting up an offshore company is not as daunting as you may have first thought. An offshore formation agent can make the process simple and fast, making it easy for your company to set up in any jurisdiction you desire. Once you have selected an agent to aid with such a matter, you should research a jurisdiction and then discuss it with your agent.

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the unexpected direction

Originally posted on Hidden With You:

“Wanna come with me?”  he asks.

I look at the pile of dishes and think about hampers of laundry waiting for washing after a long weekend of saving it for later.  It’s the man’s day off but just so happens to be his every-fourth-week turn to lead the Monday morning Divine Service at Friendship Manor Nursing Home.

My mind travels back to old notions unlived.  Where I come along for the ride on his way to visit shut-ins.  Admiring the country side on my right and the collared man on my left.  Going door to door gathering the elderly who had lived another day and waited all week for this one and holy chance to go to church.  Helping the lovely Elinor run a pick through her hair and spray a spritz of perfume while she shows me the picture of her newest great-grandchild she prays for each and every…

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But Beautiful

Originally posted on a sense of place:

Wavertree Library01City Council consultation on Monday 6 October, 6pm to 8pm, The Conference Centre at LACE, Croxteth Drive, Sefton Park, L17 1AA – this will be to discuss Sefton Park and Wavertree libraries.

In 1958 Billie Holiday recorded ‘Lady in Satin’, her last but one LP and the final one to be released during her lifetime. It divides opinion still, many feeling that her wonderful voice is too far gone by this time to be a pleasure to listen to any more. I love it though, and consider it a late work of great dignity. A particular favourite track is the Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen song ‘But Beautiful’ where she sings these lines of aching longing and regret. They came back to me a few days ago when Sarah and I were standing inside Wavertree District Library:

“And I’m thinking
If you were mine
I’d never let you go,
And that would…

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It’s Never Just Me: Jill Talbot on “All or Nothing, Self-Portrait at Twenty-Seven”

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:

An informative, fascinating inside look at Jill Talbot’s writing process:

JillTalbot-243x366According to my laptop, my first draft of this essay was saved on March 12, 2013, when I was teaching an Advanced course on the flash essay at St. Lawrence University.  On the first day of that class in January, I challenged my students to avoid the established themes, the easy-groove patterns, and the go-to predilections we had all come to know of each other’s in the beginning workshop. I even told them I’d do it, too, because I write what I ask my students to write (I’ve read Brenda Miller describe how one of her essays came from a writing exercise she did with her students.) So I told them I’d do it, too, and that meant one thing:  no Kenny. Their eyes widened.

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Lena Dunham: A Generation’s Gutsy, Ambitious Voice

Originally posted on TIME:

During the first season of her critically acclaimed HBO series, Girls, Lena Dunham’s character Hannah Horvath, high on opium, tells her parents, “I don’t want to freak you out, but I think that I may be the voice of my generation—or at least a voice of a generation.” The line made waves as people conflated the fictional character with her creator, perhaps not wrongly. How dare a young woman make such a bold claim? All too often our culture tells young women their voices don’t matter or deserve to be heard.

In her debut essay collection, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned,” Dunham demonstrates her 28-year-old voice’s admirable range. While some celebrity essay collections and memoirs are lackluster, even embarrassing to read, Not That Kind of Girl suffers few missteps. Dunham’s cinematic flair translates to the page with vigor and clarity—not unlike the…

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Day 1 – Double Unemployment

Originally posted on We Are the 6.2%:

This oft-neglected blog now has something it’s never had before–my undivided attention. Congratulations, blog, I’m unemployed. This is bound to be upsetting, hilarious and hopeful. 

Friday – August 29, 2014

CharlieBrownFootballI got laid off today and it was awesome. I don’t mean “awesome” in the overused, exulting sense, but in the “Aw, #$%@!” sense. I guess I sort of saw it coming because I woke up sick to my stomach every morning this week for no discernible reason. I wasn’t ill, I hadn’t eaten anything problematic the nights before. I just felt vomity anxiety. Didn’t think it was leading to getting laid off, but there you go. Basically, I was Charlie Brown. I should have maybe guessed Lucy would take the football away, but I sure didn’t expect her to up and run off with it.

I walked out of the boss’ office feeling numb and panicky and kind of dead. I was the undead, really…

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“I Need A Baby” and Other Things I Thought I’d Never Say

Originally posted on Hold Me, Don't Hold Me:

I would be lying if I said I always wanted a baby. I was pretty on the fence about it, and felt I could honestly be happy long-term with, or without one. What I wanted was a dog. Badly. I had names picked out, and dreams of my dog and I becoming a talented and sought after search and rescue team. One where we always found the victim before it was too late, and people chanted our names like in the end of that movie “Rudy.” But alas, I already had three unruly cats and a husband who was decidedly less enthusiastic about converting our small apartment into an animal shelter, so a dog was out of the question. What he wanted, eventually, was a baby. Because why commit to 12-15 years of care to something that will worship you, when you can commit your whole life to raising something…

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The Translation of I Love You

Originally posted on Writes With Pencils:

Rosalie births a Francophile

For me, my early childhood didn’t exist before the book Rosalie the Bird Market Turtle was a part of it. The drawings were sketched out in improv jazz riffs of the early sixties. The palette was simple.  Shades of sienna and black line sketches were smudged with charcoal from a Montmartre street artist’s tray and stained with strawberry details, the old-fashioned kind that are red all the way through and smell like jam. The illustrator included all the classic Parisian scenes. The gendarme pointed with authority on a street corner. A waiter in a long, white apron and thin moustache served patrons at a busy sidewalk café. Lovers gazed at each other as they passed a green grocer in a cobbled market street. Vendors sold old books and artists painted along the Seine. And gargoyles perched on the towers of Notre Dame watching the street life below. I was fascinated…

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Route Master: A Biography of the London Map

Originally posted on Speedbird:

I’m beyond honored to have had this piece — a love letter to London and its maps — commissioned for the launch issue of the revived Journal of the London Society. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. For the record, the impeccable choice of title was theirs.


I very much doubt that there is a city on the face of this Earth better mapped, over a longer period of time — nor more potently associated with the image of the map, as cultural and practical artifact — than London.

I’m sure some of the reason behind this stems from the need to assert administrative control, assess taxation and clarify property rights across a bewildering profusion of boroughs, wards, parishes, liberties, districts and councils. Part of it, certainly, arises from the way in which successive mobility technologies have allowed the city to…

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Some Things Calculable

Originally posted on junk:

by Gina Warren

Some Things Calculable

“I’m noticing some tension between us,” Mom tells me, leaning forward to look past Dad, cramped into the narrow airplane seat between us. “And I would like to clear the air before our trip.”

Ten minutes until take-off.

Eighteen hours since I found Mom’s stash of Vicodin in the top left bathroom drawer.

Two pieces of luggage under my feet.

Twenty days since Mom put her elbows on the counter after dinner and held her face in her hands. She stammered that she’d been thinking about using for four months, since her father had died suddenly. She told me that night, “I haven’t used because I know if I do I will lose you.” There are no numbers or fractions to make pain divisible by a common denominator, to make computation possible.

Two hours and seven minutes before we land in Texas for a layover.

Four days…

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Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez: Their New Major Public Sign Of Love

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Justin and Selena have no problem showing how much they mean to each other in public, and now Jelena has taken their relationship to a new level! See what they’ve done now.

Justin Bieber, 20, and Selena Gomez‘s relationship is going full speed ahead! The 22-year-old pop star’s main man, who famously stripped off his clothes at Fashion Rocks on Sept. 9, already confirmed they’re dating, but now they’ve taken their reunion one step further.

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Kendall Jenner: Model Bosses Think She’s ‘Too Fat’ — Ridiculous?

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Kendall Jenner has been stepping out of her sisters’ shadows and on to the high fashion runways, but could her size be getting in the way? You won’t believe what a magazine is claiming about her weight!

In the latest issue of Famous mag, Kendall Jenner is on blast for being too fat to be a model! The 18-year-old model isn’t a stranger to criticism but this headline may be taking things a bit too far. We think Kendall is totally perfect!

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Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Flaunt Massive PDA On ATV Date In Canada

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Justin Bieber, 20, and Selena Gomez, 22, are still going strong! On Aug. 29, went on a super cute date and flaunted some massive PDA.

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez‘s impromptu trip to his hometown of Stratford, Ontario, seems to have done the couple a world of good. Not only has Selena been spending time reconnecting with the Bieber family while on their trip, but Justin and Selena have been going on cute, low-key dates and showing a ton of PDA. Check out the PDA pics from their ATV date below!

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Job requirements are mostly fiction and you should ignore them

Originally posted on Quartz:

In job searches, people frequently look at the listed requirements, see a gap, and move on, fearing rejection and not wanting to waste the employer’s time and their own. They’re making a big mistake, and potentially holding their careers back. A job posting doesn’t describe a real person. It describes a fictional (and often unrealistic) ideal that companies don’t really expect to find.

“A lot of times when companies write job descriptions, they include everything that they dream of having,” Scott Purcell, a Silicon Valley-based technology recruiter at Jobspring Partners, tells Quartz. “It’s a list of things that they need, then things that they want to use in the future or are thinking about using. They put in everything that’s in their environment, every sort of technology.”

Hiring managers get overexcited and list too many things, even though only a few parts of the description are truly core. But the term “requirement” gets read very literally, and…

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Seth Meyers Disses Justin Bieber & One Direction At Emmy Awards

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Ouch! No sooner than the show got started than Justin Bieber found himself in the crosshairs of Seth Meyers at the 2014 Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in L.A. Aug. 25. Seth, the host of the show, didn’t hold back when making fun of a whole bunch of celebs, including the often ridiculed Justin Bieber.

Seth Meyers kicked off the show with a whole round of hilarious jokes at the Emmy Awards tonight. The ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’ star and emcee of the show took aim at Justin Bieber, 20, before folks had even settled into their seats for the award show.

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Taylor Swift: Listen To Her Isolated ‘Shake It Off’ Vocals At VMAs

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Taylor looked and sounded amazing when she performed her new song ‘Shake It Off’ for the first time ever at the VMAs on Aug. 24. But behind all the glitz and glam, her isolated vocals reveal just how hard she works to make her performance the best. Listen for yourself right here!

Singing and dancing at the same time isn’t a cakewalk. We love Taylor Swift, 24, so much and we are in awe of how she even manages to hit any notes at all during recording of her isolated vocals at the MTV VMAs on Aug. 24. It’s also definitive proof that, unlike other performers in the game, she wasn’t lip-syncing!

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Karrueche Tran Disses Blue Ivy’s Hair On ‘106 & Park’ — Watch

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Little Blue Ivy Carter was adorable at the MTV VMAs on Aug. 24, but Karrueche Tran just dissed the tiny tot’s appearance at the show! Karrueche made fun of Blue’s hair on Aug. 25. Watch the shocking video below!

Did Karrueche Tran, 26, really just mock Blue Ivy, 2, for her looks? Yes, she did. During an appearance on BET’s 106 & Park on Aug. 25, Karrueche made fun of Beyonce and Jay Z‘s daughter. Find out what had Kae saying, “Sorry Blue!”

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Chris Brown Club Shooting: Megan Hawkins, 19, Recovers After Incident

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Megan Hawkins is one of the reported shooting victims from the pre-VMAs party that Chris Brown hosted on Aug. 24, and now the young model is recovering after the scary attack. A new Instagram photo shows Megan at the hospital.

Megan Hawkins, 19, is on the mend after reportedly being struck by a bullet in her bum during the pre-VMAS party Chris Brown, 25, hosted in West Hollywood, Calif. on Aug. 24. During the party, Suge Knight, 49, was shot six times and the model was reportedly struck once. Megan actually joked about her scary injury and smiled at the hospital, according to a new report.

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Robin Williams Emmy Tribute: Watch Billy Crystal’s Heartfelt Speech

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Robin Williams was honored in front of Hollywood’s finest at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25. The beloved actor who tragically died by his own hands was remembered by his dear friend, Billy Crystal, in an emotional and touching ceremony.

The Emmy Awards‘ In Memoriam segment was dedicated to the late Robin WilliamsBilly Crystal spoke about his life with Robin, reminiscing on their fond memories together. “It’s very hard to talk about him in the past because he was so present in all of our lives for almost 40 years,” Billy told the star-studded crowd. “He was the brightest star in the comedy galaxy.”

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‘Breaking Bad’ Wins Outstanding Drama Series At 2014 Emmys

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

‘Breaking Bad’ won the award for Outstanding Drama Series at the 2014 Emmy Awards on Aug. 25. The fan-favorite drama beat out newcomer ‘True Detective.’ Walter White will live on forever!

Breaking Bad took home the final award for Outstanding Drama Series at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Aug. 25 in Los Angeles. This year’s six nominees were all worthy contenders, but it was Breaking Bad who walked away with the big win. Do you think the right show won, HollywoodLifers?

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Emmys 2014: The 20 Best, Worst and Most Inappropriate Moments

Originally posted on TVLine:

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Bryan Cranston made out in front of their spouses (and all of America). Sofia Vergara was placed on a rotating platform like a piece of Price Is Right merchandise. And CSI: Miami‘s Horatio Caine put on his sunglasses to drop a cheesy bon mot — or, more accurately, that’s what host Seth Meyers did when he channeled David Caruso.

Yes folks, the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are in the books, and TVLine has your rundown of the 20 Best and Worst Moments (including one choice Maya Angelou callout that actually took place on the red carpet).

So click through the gallery below to see what made our list — Matthew McConaughey, Ty Burrell, Kerry Washington and “King Joffrey” are all there — then hit the comments to tell us what moments you enjoyed most, and which parts of the Emmy telecast we unjustly snubbed.

And stay tuned to TVLine…

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Chris Brown Shot At, Suge Knight Hit At Pre-VMA Party

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

So scary. Shots were fired at a pre-VMAs party hosted by Chris Brown, and the shots were allegedly targeted at the singer, according to an eyewitness. Music producer Suge Knight was reportedly shot multiple times.

Chris Brown’s, 25, pre-VMAs party at 1OAK in West Hollywood was subjected to violence on Aug. 24. Shots rang out at the event, and a witness says the “Loyal” singer was the intended target of the gunfire. Partygoer Suge Knight, 49, was reportedly shot six times and is now in the hospital.

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Man Shot Dead Backstage At Wiz Khalifa Concert

Originally posted on CBS Sacramento:

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Police say a 38-year-old man has died after being shot multiple times during a concert at a popular Silicon Valley music venue.

Mountain View police spokeswoman Shino Tanaka said the shooting happened backstage at Shoreline Amphitheatre, where Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa performed Friday night. The unidentified victim died at a local hospital Saturday.

Police rushed to the outdoor venue after receiving multiple calls that shots had been fired, but officers are still looking for a male suspect believed to be in his 20s. They are asking concertgoers for photos or videos that might provide clues.

Tanaka tells KTVU-TV that authorities don’t yet know how a gun made it into the amphitheater, where patrons undergo security screening.

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Nicki Minaj’s Crazy, Bejeweled Mani — Love Or Loathe?

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Nicki Minaj is definitely not afraid of taking risks! The ‘Anaconda’ rapper posted a pic to Instagram on August 21 showing off a seriously jeweled manicure. We are loving this fun, crazy look — but we want to know what you guys think!

Nicki Minaj, 31, has always made big, bold moves when it comes to her style and her nails are no exception! Do you love or loathe her crystallized daggers?

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Justin Bieber: How Selena Gomez Is Making Him Happier & Healthier Than Ever

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Not everyone is happy about the Jelena reunion, but a source tells EXCLUSIVELY that Justin Bieber is focused on being healthy and happy now that he’s back with Selena Gomez!

Justin Bieber, 20, shocked us when he showed off his rekindled love with Selena Gomez, 22, in a cuddled-up Instagram post on Aug. 14. But we’re even more shocked by how low key – and healthy – he’s been since getting back with his “girl”.

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Selena Gomez Flaunts Cleavage In Daring Dress For Sexy Lunch Date

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Sels showed off quite an eyeful when she stepped out in a flowing, pleated dress — but it was the daring neckline, (and the fact that she clearly went braless!), that had us doing a double take. Do you love her sexy style?

Va-va-voom! Lunch just got a whole lot sexier thanks to Selena Gomez. The 22-year-old stepped out, (looking like a total knockout!), in LA on August 22 to dine with a friend. The star actually looked like she was on her way to a major red carpet in her seriously sexy outfit!

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Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Split: Custody Battle Over The Twins?

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Poor Roc and Roe. If Nick and Mariah’s separation turns into a divorce, the twins could be at the center of a nasty custody battle, which ‘can take months, sometimes a year,’ divorce lawyer Chris Mancini tells EXCLUSIVELY!

Nick Cannon, 33, and Mariah Carey, 44, have announced their separation after six years of marriage and two beautiful children together. It’s 3-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe, though, who may suffer the most from this heartbreaking split.

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Dating On Duty: Officers Accused Of Screening Dates Using Police System

Originally posted on CBS Sacramento:

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Court documents show that Fairfield Police Officers Stephen Ruiz and Jacob Glashoff used company time and equipment to search for women on internet dating sites.

The documents also show that two used the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System – a statewide police database – to screen the women they liked.

“I feel like it’s an abuse of their power, using it for their own personal gain,” said Fairfield resident Carlos Thompson.

The court documents allege another Fairfield officer reported the incidents to his superior back in June.

The reporting officer alleged that both Ruiz and Glashoff found women’s profiles had been browsing women on dating websites like Tinder, eHarmony, and while working at the investigations bureau office of the Fairfield Police Department.

“Downtime during their breaks or whatever, that’s their own thing. But not on the clock,” said another Fairfield resident.

Court documents allege the officers…

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Iraqi Forces Re Capture Mosul Dam , Tikrit Operation in full Swing , Shia , Sunni , Kurds Ready to fight ISIL terrorists

Originally posted on Jafria News:

Iraqi Mosul Dam ReCaptured by ForcesJNN 23 Aug 2014 Baghdad : Kurdish peshmerga fighters and Iraqi counter-terrorism forces have pushed terrorists of the so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) out of Mosul dam, state television reported on Monday.

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Study: Finding Cure For Cancer May Be Impossible

Originally posted on CBS Atlanta:

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – Cancer is one of humanity’s oldest enemies. Medical accounts go back to the ancient Greeks, who thought the growths looked like crabs, and named the disease after their word for the crustacean.

Now researchers have evidence that cancer has afflicted humans for as long as our species has been around, and that certain cancer-causing genetic mutations may have evolved along with human beings.

For that reason, says lead author Thomas Bosch, an evolutionary biologist at Kiel University, doctors may never find a cure for cancer, reports Medical Daily.

The researchers base their pessimistic conclusion on the discovery of hydra stem cells, tiny polyps that formed cancer-like tumors in humans millions of years ago.

Cancer is triggered when a genetic mutation turns off the signals that tell cells to stop dividing. The new cancer cells grow uncontrollably and crowd out healthy cells.

The team bred some of the ancient…

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Groundbreaking On Wounded Warrior’s Home Set For Saturday

Originally posted on CBS Sacramento:

WOODLAND (CBS13) — A local wounded warrior who lost both legs in Afghanistan is being honored this weekend for his sacrifice and commitment.

With the help of a local nonprofit, Williams veteran Alex Jauregui will have a special home built to meet his physical challenges.

He’s a father to his four children and a loving husband to his wife, but to his fellow soldiers, he’s Staff Sgt. Jauregui.

On April 8, 2012, he was on patrol in Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. He’d been near explosions before.

“And this was just different. I really couldn’t feel my body anymore. I couldn’t feel my legs is what I’m trying to say,” he said

He was dazed, and bleeding.

“At first you don’t feel much pain but eventually you get a really bad burning sensation,” he said.

A buddy tried to reassure him, but Alex wanted it straight.

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Lodi Businesses Say Weak Security At Parking Garage Creates Lack Of Street Parking

Originally posted on CBS Sacramento:

LODI (CBS13) — Lodi has a very active downtown with several shops, restaurants, and a movie theater, but the downtown parking garage doesn’t absorb most of the traffic. Several merchants said they stopped parking there when full-time security guards left.

“The security got weaker and weaker and so, people were getting their cars broken into and not wanting to park in the parking garage,” said Ramona Henninger, who works at Sheri’s Sonshine Nutrition.

Tillie’s employee Kim Romas said she’s had nothing but bad experiences parking inside the garage.

“My truck has been broken into, smashed out the passenger side window, they broke off my antena, they tried to break into it three weeks ago leaving the wire hanger in my door, breaking my moulding,” said Romas.

Friday afternoon, the three-story garage with more than 300 spaces was mostly empty. There were no visible security personnel around the building, but there…

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Sacramento Considers Banning Barbecues Along Most Of American River Parkway

Originally posted on CBS Sacramento:

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – This will be the last weekend that barbecues are allowed in many parts of the American River Parkway if Sacramento County Supervisors pass an urgency ordinance next week.

Park supervisors blame the drought, saying that the extremely dry conditions are creating high fire danger along the 23-mile parkway.

On Tuesday county leaders will vote on banning all charcoal, gas, wood, and electric barbecues, except in pre-approved picnic areas.

They will also consider banning smoking, except on levees, golf courses, picnic, and paved areas.

The parkway has already seen an increase in fires this summer and the loss of wildlife habitat will take decades to recover according to the county.

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Surveillance Video Shows State Senator’s Sobriety Test During DUI Arrest

Originally posted on CBS Sacramento:

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — New video has surfaced of a high-ranking California state senator failing a field sobriety test in a state-issued car.

State Sen. Ben Hueso is out of jail, but not out of trouble.

A photo posted on Twitter by a fellow member of the Latino Caucus appears to show Hueso drinking wine at the Capitol on Thursday night, just hours before was arrested for an alleged DUI.

Hueso probably didn’t mind his colleague snapping the photo on what appears to be a balcony at the state Capitol.

California Highway Patrol officers saw the San Diego Democrat driving the wrong way down a one-way street on 15th and X streets in Sacramento at around 3 a.m.

“As the vehicle was heading towards them, they observed it do a U-turn, headed back southbound,” Officer Julie Powell said.

Surveillance video from a nearby gas station shows the white Ford Fusion, a…

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Marysville Family’s Dreams Of A Home Nearly Dashed After Habitat For Humanity Tools Stolen

Originally posted on CBS Sacramento:

MARYSVILLE (CBS13) — The largest family the Yuba-Sutter Habitat for Humanity has ever helped was nearly left waiting for a home after thieves stole construction tools.

The Marysville family of 12—Reba Gowin, Tommy Gowin, Alex, Tommy Jr., Samantha, Celeste, Delany, Liam, Nathan, Sophia, Israel, and Anastasia—currently lives under one roof in a one-bedroom apartment.

So it should come as no surprised that they are more than looking forward to their brand-new, four-bedroom home from Yuba-Sutter Habitat For Humanity.

“Extremely eager, not just for myself but for the kids. It’s been extremely difficult on them,” Reba said.

But burglars threw a wrench in the project, taking nearly all of the group’s tools from a trailer. Generators, power tools totaling nearly $8,000 were taken.

“On Monday when they came in and went to go out to the work site, they looked in the trailer and just about everything was missing,” said CEO…

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Selena Gomez: Her Sexiest Revenge Outfits For Justin Bieber

Originally posted on Hollywood Life:

Talk about being dressed to kill! When Selena showed off her bare butt in a pair of super short denim cutoffs on July 31, it definitely seemed like she was trying to catch Justin’s eye. So in honor of Selena’s latest deadly ensemble, is taking a look back at her sexiest revenge outfits of all time — check out our gallery of pics!

Selena Gomez, 22, is always dressed to impress but sometimes she’s dressed to avenge! Her tumultuous relationship with Justin Bieber, 20, has left plenty of room for revenge wear. From her plunging one-pieces to her booty-baring shorts to her risque evening gowns, Selena certainly knows how to make men lose their cool and drool — especially the Biebs!

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Selena Gomez: Don’t Feel Embarrassed By Justin Bieber — Move On

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Selena Gomez, while you were at the LA premiere of your new film ‘Behaving Badly’ on July 29, your ex-boyfriend, Justin Bieber, and Orlando Bloom were the ones actually behaving badly in Ibiza, Spain. But Selena, don’t let their clouds rain on your parade — just keep marching on!

Selena Gomez, about the last thing you would have expected while walking your Behaving Badly red carpet on July 29, was that your friend Orlando Bloom, 37, would be swinging a punch at Justin Bieber, 20, because he flirted with his estranged wife, Miranda Kerr, 31.

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Selena Gomez: Did She Steal Jessica Szohr’s Boyfriend? — Truth Revealed

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Selena Gomez was spotted celebrating her 22nd birthday by getting VERY close with hottie Tommy Chiabra, but was he dating another woman at the time? While rumors swirl that Selena ripped Tommy from the arms of ‘Gossip Girl’ actress Jessica Szhor, a source tells EXCLUSIVELY if Sel cozied up to Tommy while he still had a girlfriend.

Is Selena Gomez, 22, a man stealer? Just weeks before spending the week of July 22 snuggling with Selena, businessman Tommy Chiabra was spotted with his rumored love, Jessica Szohr. Selena and Tommy openly cuddled on a yacht in Saint-Tropez, France on her birthday — and now gossip says Selena broke the couple up. A source tells us “one hundred percent” of what Selena did — and if Tommy’s the only man in Sel’s life right now!

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Justin Bieber Watches Selena Gomez’s Every Move On Social Media

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Justin may not be Selena’s boyfriend at the moment but he’s still keeping tabs on his ex via social media! And that’s not all — the Biebs also seems to be using sites like Instagram and Shots to make Selena jealous by flaunting pictures of himself with his new girlfriend Yovanna Ventura!

Justin Bieber, 20, reportedly keeps a close eye on all of Selena Gomez‘s social media pages, and after peeping a pic of her out on sexy dinner date with 26-year-old model Tanz Watson on July 10, it seems the Biebs felt the need to retaliate with a flirty photo of his own!

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Selena Gomez’s New Man, Model Tanz Watson: 5 Things to Know About Him

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It looks like Selena Gomez just might have a new man in her life, and his name is Tanz Watson! Read on for five things to know about Selena’s rumored new beau!

We’re so happy to see that Selena Gomez, 21, just might be getting over Justin Bieber, 20. On July 10, Selena was seen cozying up with a very handsome man by the name of Tanz Watson. Want to know more about Selena’s rumored BF? Of course you do. Read on for five things to know!

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Selena Gomez Gives A Sexy Pout In New Pic — For Justin Bieber?

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Selena Gomez looks sexier than ever in an Instagram selfie she posted to her Instagram on June 27 — not long after Justin Bieber posted a sexy pic of his own. Was Selena’s pic for him?

It’s a sexy selfie-off! Selena Gomez, 21, posted a super sultry pic to her Instagram on June 27, just one day after Justin Bieber posted a sexy pic of his own. Are Selena and Justin showing off for each other in front of the world?

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Selena Gomez: Helping Justin Bieber Become His Old Sweet Self Again

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From bad boy to doting boyfriend! In just a matter of weeks, it’s already evident that Selena has had a profound and positive impact on the Biebs and his behavior. In fact, it was Justin’s idea to take Selena and his grandparents to the LA Zoo on June 22 because ‘he wanted to do something extra special’ for them, an eyewitness tells EXCLUSIVELY. So sweet!

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are back to doing what they used to do when they first started dating years ago — having some plain old-fashioned fun! In addition to spoiling his grandparents at the LA Zoo on June 22, the singer behaved like a “complete gentleman” and took extra special care of his famous girlfriend during the outing, an insider reveals to EXCLUSIVELY.

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Justin Bieber Shopping For Perfect Selena Gomez Engagement Ring

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Is Justin about to make all of Selena’s dreams come true? After the 20-year-old pop star was spotted shopping at a Calabasas, Calif. jewelry store on June 24, a source tells EXCLUSIVELY that the Biebs is in search of the ‘perfect rock for his princess!’

Justin Bieber, 20, is getting so serious about Selena Gomez21, that he’s even considering making the ultimate commitment to her! After putting an end to his bad boy phase and reuniting with Selena in Canada on June 7, the Biebs is finally ready to “settle down” with his first and only love, a source tells EXCLUSIVELY.

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4 Missing Riverdale Children Found Safe

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Four children from Riverdale that were reported missing have been found safe.

Anthony Delaney, 6, Zymeer Delaney, 4, Jeramiah Leavell, 3, and Osiyrus Leavell, 2, had last been seen around 10:30 Saturday morning at their grandmother’s house on Mayo Drive in Riverdale.

The children were found in Elkhart, Indiana according to reports.

Investigators are calling this a kidnapping because the children were not in the care of the parents.

“We’re very concerned that the children get the appropriate medical attention that they need,” said Riverdale Police Chief Samuel Patterson.

Investigators returned to the parents’ house but found it cleared out.

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Kerry Washington’s Daughter: First Photos Of Isabelle Asomugha

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The first photos of Kerry Washington’s daughter, Isabelle Asomugha, are finally here! The protective mom kept her adorable little girl bundled up while attending a BBQ.

Kerry Washington, 37, has revealed the first look at her newborn daughter, Isabelle Asomugha, 2 months, during a family outing with her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, 32.

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Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber: Why They’re Not Hiding New Romance

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Justin and Selena are in love and they don’t care who knows it! From their intimate dinner and a movie date on June 20 to their romantic visit to the Los Angeles Zoo on June 22, the on-again couple aren’t shying away from showing off their new romance. That’s because Selena wants all of her and Justin’s fans to see how deep their love truly is, a source tells EXCLUSIVELY.

Though there are still tons of Jelena fans out there, not everyone is on board with Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez‘s rekindled romance. But Selena is hoping to change all that by proving that she and the Biebs are in it for the long haul this time around, a source tells EXCLUSIVELY.

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Cindy Crawford: How I Look 20 Years Younger Than My Age

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Cindy Crawford has defied aging as her skin remains amazingly flawless despite the passage of twenty years since the start of her modeling days. We chatted with Cindy EXCLUSIVELY on June 18 to learn about her must-have beauty secrets — and she’s spilling them below!

Cindy Crawford, 48, is one of America’s most well-known beauties. She has graced the cover of countless magazines since her early 20s, but even as she nears her 50s, her skin and natural beauty are as radiant as ever. Her Meaningful Beauty skin care products, created from her collaborative work with anti-aging specialist Dr. Jean-Louis Sebagh, contain the secret to Cindy’s stunning, youthful glow.

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