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First Woman Is Chosen to Lead Secret Service

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - President Obama on Tuesday appointed Julia A. Pierson, a longtime Secret Service agent, as the first woman to head the agency best known for protecting the president, vice president and their families.
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TSMC Factories Evacuated After 6.1 Magnitude Quake Hits Taiwan

Bloomberg - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. evacuated factories after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central Taiwan's Nantou county at 10:03 a.m.
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Euro near 4-month low, yen dips on BOJ expectations

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Hideyuki Sano. TOKYO | Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:11pm EDT. TOKYO (Reuters) - The euro hovered near a four-month low against the dollar on Wednesday after a rescue deal for Cyprus raised fears about financial stability in the currency bloc, while the yen ...
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Louisiana man pleads not guilty in scheme to extort Texas professor

Reuters - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:42pm EDT. (Reuters) - A Louisiana man pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a charge he used an underage girl to lure and extort money from a Texas A&M University professor who later jumped to his death from a campus parking garage ...
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Knicks bounce reeling Celtics for fifth straight win

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Boston, MA —. J.R. Smith and Carmelo Anthony carried the load offensively in leading the New York Knicks to a fifth straight win with a thorough 100-85 pasting of the Boston Celtics at TD Garden.
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Guatemala earthquake: No Pacific tsunami warning

Los Angeles Times - ‎Mar 25, 2013‎
No tsunami warnings have been issued for California from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake Monday afternoon in Guatemala. The temblor occurred 3 miles from San Jose Pinula, Guatemala, according to the U.S.
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Pope Francis shuns grand apartment for two rooms

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pope Francis has decided to shun a grand papal apartment on the top floor of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace in favour of a modest two-room residence.
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Petraeus to make first public address since scandal

MSNBC - ‎1 hour ago‎
File Photo: U.S. Gen. David Petraeus (L) listens as his wife Holly Petraeus (R) looks on during a confirmation hearing before the Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee June 23, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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Johnson's retirement raises GOP hopes in Senate

2 hours ago
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Catalina Camia
Republicans need six seats to win Senate majority, but candidate missteps cost them in 2010 and 2012 elections. johnson-tim. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.
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Store owner cancels Mark Kelly gun buy

Politico - ‎17 hours ago‎
The owner of a gun store in Tucson, Ariz., has canceled Mark Kelly's purchase of an AR-15 because the gun control advocate doesn't plan on keeping the assault weapon.
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$616 Million Poorer, Hedge Fund Owner Still Buys Art

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Less than two weeks after SAC Capital Advisors, the hedge fund owned by the billionaire trader Steven A. Cohen, agreed to pay the government $616 million to settle accusations of insider trading, Mr. Cohen has decided to buy a little something for himself.
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Durable Goods Orders Rise in February

Fox Business - ‎15 hours ago‎
Demand for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in February, though a gauge of planned business spending slipped after surging the previous month, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.
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Texas Senate support could help the business of craft breweries

MyFox Houston - ‎4 hours ago‎
Craft beer brewing, in Texas, is worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Now, the state Senate has given unanimous support to the first of several bills that could expand how those businesses make money.
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How Zoomed Up The Social Gaming Charts

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Tomio Geron has been building casual games for a decade, but has only relatively recently taken social gaming by storm. The London company, which has been profitable since 2005, is celebrating its ten-year anniversary by announcing two new games and ...
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T-Mobile plans to offer iPhone

Fort Worth Star Telegram - ‎46 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK -- T-Mobile USA said Tuesday that it will start offering the iPhone on April 12, filling what its CEO said was "a huge void" in its phone lineup.
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Flipboard update adds sharable self-curated magazines

Apple Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mobile news aggregation app Flipboard released a major update on Tuesday, adding various UI tweaks and Etsy integration, but perhaps most exciting is a new feature that allows users to create and curate their own virtual magazines.
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Justin Bieber flies back to Los Angeles and into more trouble

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES | Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:38pm EDT. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop sensation Justin Bieber flew from Europe back to his Los Angeles area home on Tuesday and into an argument with one of his neighbors - the latest in a series of odd incidents ...
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Dancing With the Stars Elimination Bombshell: You'll Be Disappointed!

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dancing With the Stars is already down to 11. But Tuesday's elimination did not go according to plan. Certain things were a given, such as Zendaya and Val Chmerkovskiy—safely in first place with a combined 50 over the course of two weeks and tonight's ...
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Soul singer Dionne Warwick files for bankruptcy - ‎1 hour ago‎
In a petition filed this month in New Jersey, Warwick, 72, lists liabilities that include nearly $7 million owed to the Internal Revenue Service for the years 1991 to 1999 and more than $3 million in business taxes owed to the state of California.
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White House Down Trailer Puts the President's Fate in Channing Tatum's Hands

TheHDRoom - ‎15 minutes ago‎
White House Down Trailer Puts the President's Fate in Channing Tatum's Hands Channing Tatum does his best Gerard Butler and Bruce Willis impersonation in the first trailer for Sony's White House Down.
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Pushback on Nike Ad Celebrating Woods

New York Times (blog) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
On one hand, Nike's exuberance over Tiger Woods rising again to No. 1 in the world is understandable. The company stood by Woods through his infidelity-fueled fall from grace - unlike dumping the likes of the cyclist Lance Armstrong and the runner Oscar ...
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US vs. Mexico: World Cup qualifier updates

Los Angeles Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Halftime. The first half of the World Cup qualifier between Mexico and the U.S. ended just as it started Tuesday: with no score. But if you were judging on style points, Mexico would probably have a comfortable lead.
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Angels are central-casting their lot with Peter Bourjos

Los Angeles Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Mike DiGiovanna
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Angels finalized their trade of veteran outfielder Vernon Wells to the New York Yankees on Tuesday, adding more credence to what could be one of their slogans entering 2013: Bourjos or Bust.
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Researchers develop world's thinnest invisibility cloak

SlashGear - ‎1 hour ago‎
Researchers have created what some are dubbing the real-world equivalent of Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, which measures in at just 0.15mm thin, a far cry from the bulky invisibility devices that have been created in the past.
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Astronomers discover new class of supernova

The Space Reporter - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Astronomers have discovered a new class of supernova, according to a news release from the Carnegie Institution for Science. Prior to this study, supernovae were separated into either core-collapse or Type Ia categories.
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Two-headed shark discovered - ‎2 hours ago‎
A study carried our by experts at Michigan State University confirmed the shark was a single shark with two heads, rather than conjoined twins.
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Meningitis Outbreak: Michigan Attorney General Launches Investigation into ...

Counsel & Heal - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Following the death of 17 Michigan residents who contracted meningitis from contaminated steroids, the states attorney general said on Tuesday he is launching a criminal investigation into a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company linked to the deadly ...
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Shorter shifts spell more errors for doctors

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
LONDON: New regulations in Europe limit doctors to working 48 hours a week. But a study from US' Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found that reducing work hours for medical interns increases patient handoff risks tremendously.
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