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Schumer: Immigration deal maybe this week

UPI.com - ‎49 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said a sweeping bipartisan immigration-reform package may be reached this week by Senate leaders working on the issue.
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US Arms Control Advocates Must Show They...

ABC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Share. 0. Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose state recently passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country, often reminds people he is a ...
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Miranda Lambert is Academy of Country Music Awards' top winner

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rising country singer Luke Bryan was named entertainer of the year and Miranda Lambert was singled out as a songwriter and a singer on Sunday at the 48th Academy of Country Music Awards.
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NBA: Sunday's games

San Jose Mercury News - ‎3 hours ago‎
sunDAY'S GAMES. Clippers 109, Lakers 95: Blake Griffin had 24 points and 12 rebounds, and Chris Paul added 24 points and 12 assists as the Clippers clinched the first Pacific Division title in franchise history by completing a 4-0 season sweep of the Lakers ...
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Sliding Yen Drives Japan Gains From Trade to Consumers: Economy

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Japan rebounded to a current-account surplus and a measure of sentiment matched a record high as a falling yen, rising stocks and stimulus bolster the outlook for the world's third-biggest economy.
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Cairo clashes at St Mark's Coptic Cathedral after funerals

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
One person has been killed in clashes outside Cairo's main cathedral following the funerals of four Coptic Christians killed in religious violence on Thursday.
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Riyadh says report it halted visas to Lebanese false

The Daily Star - ‎9 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT: Saudi Arabia denied Monday a report in a Lebanese newspaper that Riyadh had temporarily halted issuing visas to nationals from Lebanon.
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Kerry presses to open a path to peace talks

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
RAMALLAH, WEST BANK: Beginning a tentative round of Middle East shuttle diplomacy, Secretary of State John Kerry is asking for small concessions from both Israel and the Palestinians to smooth the way for new talks, US and other officials said Sunday.
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Rutgers president to hold town hall in Newark

Milton Daily Standard - ‎9 minutes ago‎
FILe - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi announces he accepted the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti, in this April 5, 2013 file photo taken in New Brunswick, N.J.
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Longest-serving Mormon general authority dies at 106

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎Apr 5, 2013‎
LDS » Patriarch Eldred G. Smith was a great-great-grandson of Mormon founder's brother Hyrum. By Peggy Fletcher Stack. | The Salt Lake Tribune.
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General Motors cuts 500 jobs at Holden unit

MarketWatch - ‎2 hours ago‎
SYDNEY--General Motor Co.'s (NYSE:GM) Australian unit said Monday it was cutting 500 jobs, citing pressure from the nation's strong currency and intense competition in the local automobile market.
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Airline quality report sorts out the duds from the dynamos in 2012

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
(CNN) -- If you travel on a plane and arriving on time makes a difference, try to book on Hawaiian Airlines. In 2012, passengers got where they needed to go without delay on the discount carrier more than nine times out of 10, according to a study released on ...
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Airbus-British Airways deal would add pressure for Boeing revamp

Chicago Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
PARIS - A potential $7 billion order from British Airways for Airbus A350 jets is set to hand Boeing Co its next major challenge as it nears the end of a three-month crisis over the grounding of the 787 Dreamliner, analysts said.
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Sony FMP-X1 4K Media Player coming over the summer

SlashGear - ‎8 hours ago‎
Sony has just announced the pricing and release date for its 55-inch and 65-inch 4K Ultra HD LED TVs, however, to completely take advantage of the TVs' beautiful displays, you're going to need a media player capable of playing 4K media.
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GPS bracelet uses social media to protect Civil Rights Activists

SlashGear - ‎Apr 6, 2013‎
The Civil Rights Defenders have issued their first batch of GPS bracelets that will alert the CRDs' headquarters, other nearby activists, and the entirety of the CRDs' social media following if the bracelet's owner is ever kidnapped.
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Lilly Pulitzer's Fashion Through the Years

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Designer Lilly Pulitzer walks down the runway at the Lilly Pulitzer Couture Spring 2005 fashion show during the Olympus Fashion Week Spring 2005 at the Plaza in Bryant Park, Sept.
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From Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion: the reinvention of a gangster rapper

The Guardian - ‎Apr 6, 2013‎
Link to video: Snoop Lion meets the Guardian's Simon Hattenstone. Snoop appears, as if by magic, in a puff of his own smoke. The rapper, actor, gangster and stoner extraordinaire has reinvented himself as a reggae-singing messenger of hope.
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Jaime Pressly fight: Actress accuses Estella Warren of 'stealing her handbag and ...

Daily Mail - ‎44 minutes ago‎
And that's reportedly what caused a spat between actresses Jamie Pressly and Estella Warren in West Hollywood, California on Friday night.
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Ducks' Corey Perry steps up with Ryan Getzlaf out

Los Angeles Times
2 hours ago
Written by
Lance Pugmire
Corey Perry is linked with Ryan Getzlaf by more than just their membership on the Ducks' first line. So when Perry's close friend remained sidelined Sunday against the Kings by a leg injury, it was clear who was carrying the heaviest burden in the captain's ...
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Devils' Losing Streak Hits 7; Ovechkin Keeps Up His Pace

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
N.H.L. Roundup. Devils' Losing Streak Hits 7; Ovechkin Keeps Up His Pace. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Published: April 7, 2013. Nathan Gerbe scored the only goal in the shootout to give the host Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 victory Sunday night over the Devils, ...
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Hearing Tuesday in concussion lawsuit against NFL

Philly.com - ‎Apr 7, 2013‎
SPECIAL FOR THE PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, ATTN: MICHAEL MERCANTI--NFL helmets and jersey worn by Tom McHale, who died in 2008 of a drug overdose, sit at his home Tuesday, May 19, 2009 in Tampa, Fla.
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Media Row Report: Mavericks 96, Blazers 91

Blazer's Edge
13 minutes ago
Written by
Benjamin Golliver
The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Portland Trail Blazers, 96-91, at the Rose Garden on Sunday night, dropping Portland's record to 33-44.
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Japanese fish hitch ride on boat to Wash. beach

The Seattle Times - ‎Apr 6, 2013‎
What a long, strange trip it's been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country's March 2011 tsunami.
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NASA selects MIT-led TESS project for 2017 mission

MIT News - ‎Apr 5, 2013‎
Following a three-year competition, NASA has selected the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) project at MIT for a planned launch in 2017.
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Experts triple estimate of world dengue fever infections

Reuters - ‎15 hours ago‎
By Ben Hirschler. LONDON | Sun Apr 7, 2013 1:10pm EDT. LONDON (Reuters) - Around 390 million people are infected each year with dengue fever - the world's fastest-spreading tropical disease - more than triple the current estimate by the World Health ...
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Kangaroo meat not as healthy as you think

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Kangaroo meat may not be as healthy as previously thought after scientists found a component of red meat most prevalent in the iconic Australian animal is linked to heart disease.
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Practical tips may help parents address kids' obesity

USA TODAY - ‎4 hours ago‎
New research studies in this week's 'Pediatrics' address the challenges of helping kids and teens achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
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