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At least 14 hurt in stabbing spree on Texas campus; suspect believed to be student - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Texas law enforcement officials say that at least 14 people were injured, two are in critical condition after a Lone Star College student began stabbing others on the CyFair campus, outside of Houston.
Texas college student wounds 14 in stabbing spree
14 wounded in Texas college stabbing attack
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McConnell campaign alleges Judd discussions were bugged, seeks FBI ...
32 minutes ago
Written by
Michael O'Brien
By Michael O'Brien, Political Reporter, NBC News. Follow @mpoindc. Federal investigators have begun an investigation into the source of a audio recording of private strategy sessions earlier this year featuring Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell's ...
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Stock shock: KPMG quits Herbalife, Skechers

USA TODAY - ‎35 minutes ago‎
The bizarre tussle between billionaires over the legitimacy of Herbalife took a strange turn Tuesday after the vitamin seller's auditor suddenly resigned.
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Babbling Sounds of Monkeys Share Rhythms with Human Speech

PBS - ‎3 hours ago‎
A gelada baboon in Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Photo by A. Davey via Flickr. Scientists studying the evolution of speech have long puzzled over why there are no good models in primates.
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Margaret Thatcher funeral in security clampdown

The Guardian - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Police are to mount a major security operation at the funeral of Lady Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral next Wednesday amid growing fears about the threat posed by dissident Irish republican terrorists and far left groups.
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Telegraph readers remember Margaret Thatcher - ‎13 minutes ago‎
... 2013. • Margaret Thatcher dies at age 87 • Margaret Thatcher Telegraph coverage in full • Email your tributes to thatchermemories@telegraph.
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Quake hits near Iran's nuclear city Bushehr, 32 dead

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Yeganeh Torbati and Marcus George. DUBAI | Tue Apr 9, 2013 2:18pm EDT. DUBAI (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck close to Iran's only nuclear power station on Tuesday, killing 32 people and injuring 850 as it destroyed homes and devastated ...
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Shooting spree in Serbia kills 13

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
Belgrade, Serbia (CNN) -- A gunman went on a shooting spree in the Serbian town of Velika Ivanca on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people, including a small child, according to Police Chief Milorad Veljovic.
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Killing of peacekeepers a war crime: Ban ki-Moon

The Hindu - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Terming the killing of five Indian peacekeepers as a war crime, United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon has called on the Government of South Sudan to bring the perpetrators of the crime to justice.
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NY kitten survives being thrown from 3rd floor

Houston Chronicle
18 minutes ago
Written by
Nick Anderson
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - A 5-week-old kitten named Precious has survived being tossed out a suburban New York third-floor window during a domestic argument.
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Teen's Dad Says She Was 'Smitten' With Army Sergeant Who Police Say Killed Her

ABC News
12 minutes ago
Written by
Christina Ng
Share. 0. The father of a teenager who enlisted in the Army Reserves and was apparently killed by the sergeant who recruited her said his "smitten" daughter rushed to the officer's side because she feared he was suicidal.
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Reid Sets Gun-Bill Vote for Thursday

Wall Street Journal - ‎41 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON—The full U.S. Senate will take its first vote on gun-control legislation since the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., on Thursday, when Democrats are expected to defeat a Republican effort to block the bill from coming to the floor.
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Biden: Threats to block gun bill 'embarrassing'

The Associated Press - ‎57 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says he refuses to believe a small group of senators will block a vote on gun legislation.
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Dow ends at record high as cyclicals gain

Reuters - ‎17 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK | Tue Apr 9, 2013 4:09pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks advanced on Tuesday, with the Dow closing at a record high on a rally in cyclical shares and as the first impressions of the earnings season were positive.
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Microsoft, Others Press for EU Probe of Android

Wall Street Journal - ‎19 minutes ago‎
BRUSSELS—Google Inc. could soon face a formal complaint by European Union regulators over its Android operating system for mobile phones, just as the company is seeking to address separate concerns over its dominance in Internet search in Europe.
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UK Lulzsec hacker Ryan Ackroyd pleads guilty

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A 26-year-old man has pleaded guilty to one count of computer hacking as part of a group known as Lulzsec. Ryan Ackroyd, from South Yorkshire, admitted to being part of the group, whose targets included the NHS and the UK's Serious Organised Crime ...
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Google Play gets a redesign

Washington Post
8 minutes ago
Written by
Hayley Tsukayama
Google announced a new look for its Play app marketplace, featuring bigger pictures and a simplified checkout system. The company said in a blog post that the new format is rolling out Tuesday in the U.S.
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Will Seth MacFarlane's 'Dirty Fozzie' Win Best WTF Moment At Movie Awards?
4 hours ago
Written by
Amy Wilkinson
Forget Best Sound Mixing - the MTV Movie Awards are all about the categories that really matter, like Best Kiss, Best Shirtless Performance and, of course, Best WTF Moment.
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GSN Considers Adding Church-Based Dating Show

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Spurred by the success of an original game show that rewards knowledge of the Bible rather than, say, how much grocery items cost at the supermarket checkout, the GSN cable channel is considering a dating show with a religious twist: congregations will ...
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Weaver has broken left elbow, out at least a month
43 minutes ago
Written by
Alden Gonzalez
Jered Weaver has a fractured left elbow and is expected to be sidelined for a month, maybe longer. The Angels announced the news on Tuesday morning, two days after Weaver suffered the injury while avoiding a comebacker during a game at Rangers ...
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Judge Hears NFL Arguments to Dismiss Head Trauma Cases

New York Times - ‎12 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA - The two legal teams, the one for the N.F.L. and the one for the retired players suing the league for negligence and fraud, were stacked with top talent, including litigators who have argued in front of the Supreme Court.
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Behind the whistle: Rush unfairly chastised by media

Flyer News - ‎32 minutes ago‎
[Editor's Note: Chris Moorman is an experienced sports official in basketball and baseball, having officiated youth and high school basketball for three years, and youth, high school and summer college baseball for seven years .
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Space Station May Test 'Spooky' Entanglement Over Largest Distance Yet - ‎21 hours ago‎
"Spooky" quantum entanglement connects two particles so that actions performed on one reflect on the other. Now, scientists propose testing entanglement over the greatest distance yet via an experiment on the International Space Station.
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Climate change will threaten wine production, study shows

The Guardian - ‎Apr 8, 2013‎
Bid adieu to Bordeaux, but also, quite possibly, a hello to Chateau Yellowstone. Researchers predict a two-thirds fall in production in the world's premier wine regions because of climate change.
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Tavenner hearing marked by spirit of goodwill - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Amid a generally warm bipartisan welcome today, Marilyn Tavenner fielded questions and concerns over implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act from members of the Senate Finance Committee.
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Walking Cure: Strolls Can Help Teen Smokers to Quit

TIME - ‎8 hours ago‎
Researchers studying new smoking cessation methods among teens report that yes, physical activity may actually have an effect on smoking rates.


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