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      A 23-year-old obese man's video plea for help is going viral. Robert Gibbs of Livermore, California, recorded a video of himself asking the world to help him lose weight. In the video, Gibbs says he weighs between 600 to 700 or more pounds. He has tried everything on his own to lose weight, from going on diets to being hospitalized, but has been unsuccessful at keeping off the weight.

      Gibbs says he's "making this video, because he doesn't know what else to do." He asks viewers to "please post and share this video as much as possible," because he is hoping that it will go viral and he will get the help he needs from a nutritionist, a personal trainer, or maybe even Dr. Phil McGraw or "The Biggest Loser."

      Gibbs anticipates that some people may make fun of him, and to them he tearfully says that he does not care because this is his last chance and his last hope. Gibbs, who has diabetes, also expresses that

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      Have an extra $1.4 million dollars lying around? Great! Now you can buy an entire town for that handsome sum. Some celebrities own their own islands, but why not be a regular Joe and purchase Pray, Montana, just 30 miles north of Yellowstone Park. The 5-acre village has a population of 197 people and comes with its own post office, a trailer park, killer views and a home owned by the town's unofficial mayor, Barbara Walker. Walker bought the town in 1953, but does not wish to continue being the owner without her husband, who died in 2006. She said that whoever buys Pray will have to "wear many hats," from animal control officer to garbage control and even sheriff.

      The town was founded in 1907 and has a general store, now boarded up, that once served as the gathering spot for locals to shop for groceries and talk about who just got married or had a baby; they could even visit the petting zoo that used to be

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      A new advertising campaign for the upcoming season of the critically acclaimed drama series "Mad Men" is stirring unexpected controversy. People are drawing comparisons between the billboards and the September 11 tragedy. Some of the promotional ads feature the main character, Don Draper, falling from great height toward the ground over a white background.

      When the ads were originally posted in subways and on pay phones in New York, there was an uproar among some people. But now that the billboards of the falling man have appeared on the side of tall buildings, people are saying the advertisements have gone too far. Families of 9/11 victims are particularly upset, calling the promotions "insensitive" and "cruel." Local New Yorkers are saying it is reminiscent of people jumping out of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and that the image hits too close to home.

      However, "Mad Men" creators insist

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    • Nikki Boyer, host of Yahoo!'s Daytime in no Time, joins us to talk about Lindsay Lohan's much-anticipated Today Show interview with Matt Lauer. Also, one of The View's most amazing moments, their favorites on Dancing With the Stars, and a Duggar receiving a ridiculous bribe.

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      People do not like to be misled, especially by people who make fraudulent claims to get money. A woman in Virginia is accused of pretending to have ovarian cancer so she could deceive people into giving her money. Martha Ann Nicholas, a 42-year-old mother of two, pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges of obtaining money by false pretenses.

      Authorities, who began investigating Nicholas in 2011, said she may have collected as much as $10,000 in monetary donations and for selling "Cancer Sucks" T-shirts to family, friends, and strangers. Nicholas has paid $1,700 so far in restitution.

      So what was her punishment? A Hanover County judge sentenced Nicholas to five years' probation and a $100 fine. Nicholas is also required to not take part in any charitable causes during her probation. Her attorney, Sam Simpson, says Nicholas had been suffering from a psychosomatic condition that made her believe she really

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