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At least 149 dead in Bangladesh building collapse - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎42 minutes ago‎
CLARIFICATION: Clothing brands noted in an earlier version were in reference to brands found at the scene of a November fire at the Tazreen garment factory.
Bangladesh garment factory collapse kills 149
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Obama's Delicate Task at Bush Library Event

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
DALLAS - President Obama has left little mystery about how he views his predecessor. “The failed policies of George W. Bush” wiped away a budget surplus and “squandered the legacy” of bipartisan foreign policy.
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5 shot to death in central Illinois town

Chicago Tribune - ‎57 minutes ago‎
After he shot his way into a home in the small central Illinois town of Manchester, Rick Odell Smith gunned down a great-grandmother, a young couple and three young children, police said.
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Oklahoma City holds on against Houston - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎46 minutes ago‎
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant started strong, Russell Westbrook took over and the Oklahoma City Thunder appeared on their way to a second consecutive commanding victory over the Houston Rockets.
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Amazon Plans an Internet Video Device

New York Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Nick Wingfield
SEATTLE - Amazon created the Kindle to breathe life into electronic books. Now it is preparing a device to bring Internet video to television sets.
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South Korea's Economy Grows at the Fastest Pace in 2 Years

Bloomberg - ‎46 minutes ago‎
South Korea's economy grew the most in two years in the first quarter as the government front-loaded spending and exporters weathered the slide in the yen that aids rivals in Japan.
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21 dead in Xinjiang terrorist clash

Xinhua - ‎18 hours ago‎
URUMQI, April 24 (Xinhua) -- A violent clash between suspected terrorists and authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has left 21 people dead, including 15 community workers and police officers and six of the suspects, local ...
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President of Italy Nominates Center-Left Official as Premier

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
ROME - After months of political paralysis capped by a week of turmoil, President Giorgio Napolitano on Wednesday named Enrico Letta, a high-ranking official in the center-left Democratic Party, to form a broad coalition government to try to steer Italy out of ...
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Minaret on a Storied Syrian Mosque Falls

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Fighting between Syrian insurgents and government forces in Aleppo left one of the Middle East's most storied mosques severely damaged on Wednesday, its soaring minaret toppled by explosives.
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Sword wielder assists neighbor being assaulted at her Utah home

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎Apr 23, 2013‎
A group of neighbors, including one who was carrying a sword, helped a woman who was being assaulted Tuesday by a former co-worker.
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Orders for U.S. Durable Goods Decline by Most Since August

Bloomberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
Demand for durable goods slumped in March by the most in seven months, adding to signs manufacturing in the U.S. cooled at the end of the first quarter.
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Ford reports record profits in North America

The Courier-Journal - ‎47 minutes ago‎
A worker assembles a vehicle at a Ford factory in Chongqing, China. Ford continues to make major investments in Asia, the Pacific and Africa, including seven new plants in China and two in India.
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Revenue in Decline, Zynga Promotes a Game Sequel

New York Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Jenna Wortham
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Stocks Mixed as P&G Forecast Offsets Yum, Boeing

TheStreet.com
21 minutes ago
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Joe Deaux
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Disappointments from Procter & Gamble (PG) and Edwards Lifesciences (EW) offset a bullish report on equities from Goldman Sachs as the S&P 500 closed unchanged on Wednesday.
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MetroPCS Shareholders Approve T-Mobile Offer

ABC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
MetroPCS Communications Inc., the country's fifth-largest cellphone carrier, said its shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the company's takeover by No.
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Apple's WWDC starts June 10, will showcase new versions of iOS, OS X

GigaOM - ‎13 hours ago‎
It sounds like iOS 7 and OS X 10.9 will be introduced. What's not as good a bet is that we'll see new hardware introduced at the show - Tim Cook yesterday referenced “fall” and “2014″ for new products.
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Soluto Brings Web-Based PC Management To Small Business, Ranks The Best ...

TechCrunch - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Over the last few years, Israeli IT startup Soluto has morphed from simply being PC software that helps users run diagnostics on their hard drives, to a web-based platform that aims to turn you into a one-person Help Desk.
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Ben Affleck to Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree From Brown University

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ben Affleck will soon have something else to add to his long list of achievements. Along with novelist Junot Díaz and four other luminaries, the Oscar winner will be receiving an honorary doctorate degree from Brown University during their 245th ...
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For Mets, it's about time, summer in the city

MLB.com - ‎23 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK -- Mayor Bloomberg had exhausted his ample supply of baseball cliches Wednesday morning -- he noted the 2013 All-Star Game will be an economic grand slam for his city, identified himself as the leadoff speaker and tossed in a "Ya Gotta ...
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Hamlin will not race at Richmond

FOXSports.com - ‎52 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON, DC. Denny Hamlin will not be racing at Richmond International Raceway this weekend. BOOGITY! BOOGITY! BOOGITY! It's another Saturday night special this weekend, as NASCAR heads to Richmond, site of the final race before the Chase ...
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Former Lion Barry Sanders scores cover of 'Madden 25'

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
After an hour of smoke, glitz, chants of “Barry! Barry! Barry!” from the crowd - and one last commercial break - Barry Sanders was announced as the coveted cover athlete for EA Sports' “Madden NFL 25.
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Kings' Dustin Brown suspended two games by NHL [Updated]

Los Angeles Times
3 hours ago
Written by
Helene Elliott
Kings captain Dustin Brown was suspended two games by the NHL for an elbow to the head of Minnesota's Jason Pominville during the second period of the teams' game in St. Paul, Minn.
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FlipperBot mimics baby sea turtle's first dash -- all in the wrists

Los Angeles Times
6 hours ago
Written by
Deborah Netburn
Consider the baby sea turtle: Just a few inches long, it emerges from its sandy nest and, using the moon as its compass, runs down the sandy beach away from its many predators and into the relative safety of the ocean surf.
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COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO: NASA rovers scrawl giant willy on Mars

Register - ‎9 hours ago‎
Pic Space cadets tittering at the mention of Uranus have a new celestial object to giggle at: A giant penis drawn on the surface of Mars by NASA robots.
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FDA Has New Tool in Fight Against Counterfeit Malaria Drugs

Medscape - ‎2 hours ago‎
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced a public-private partnership to help spot counterfeit or substandard antimalarial medicines using a tool called the counterfeit detection device, or CD-3.
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Quick Surgery Best for Breast Cancer in the Young - MedPage Today

MedPage Today
3 hours ago
Written by
Kathleen Struck
Delaying surgery for breast cancer in girls and young women significantly decreases their already lower survival rates, particularly if they are African American or Hispanic, poor, or inadequately insured, a study found.
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