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Man killed during 'human cannonball' stunt

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man has died following an accident while taking part in a stunt show in Kent. Insp Tony Ball from Kent police told the BBC that a 23-year-old man was acting as a "human cannonball" when a safety net gave way, in front of a crowd.
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Judge rules for players, lockout to be lifted; NFL set to appeal

NFL News - Albert Breer - ‎23 minutes ago‎
By Albert Breer MINNEAPOLIS -- Judge Susan Nelson Monday granted the plaintiffs' request for an injunction to lift the NFL lockout.
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Barbour out, GOP ponders as 2012 field takes shape

The Associated Press - Liz Sidoti, Thomas Beaumont - ‎1 hour ago‎
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Republican Gov. Haley Barbour bowed out of presidential contention Monday with a surprise announcement just as the 2012 campaign was getting under way in earnest, 18 months before Election Day. - CBS News - San Jose Mercury News

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25 killed as Syrian army moves to crush revolt

Globe and Mail - Patrick Martin - ‎26 minutes ago‎
GAZA CITY— AP In a move reminiscent of his brutal father, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has dispatched his armed forces to try to snuff out the country's five-week-old democratic uprising.

For wedded bliss like William and Kate, pursue your passions together

USA Today - ‎56 minutes ago‎
If Prince William and Kate Middleton want a romantic, passionate marriage for decades to come, they should keep taking novel, exciting adventures together, says biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, a research professor at Rutgers University.

Is Your iPhone Tracking You Even with Location Services Turned Off?

PC Magazine - Alex Colon - ‎2 hours ago‎
You already know your iPhone is tracking you, but will turning off location services stop it? By Alex Colon It's no secret that the iPhone is recording your movement.

Netflix 1Q Net Soars But 2Q Outlook Disappoints

Wall Street Journal - Ian Sherr - ‎19 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Netflix Inc.'s (NFLX) first-quarter profit soared as the online movie rental company reported a sharp jump in revenue and higher gross margins but issued a tepid current quarter outlook ...

'Politicized' high court won't hear health overhaul, yet

Palm Beach Post - Stacey Singer - ‎21 minutes ago‎
latest money news » From The Post and AP By Stacey Singer The US Supreme Court announced Monday that it won't fast track Virginia's challenge to the Obama administration's divisive health overhaul, a decision as significant for what it did not say as ...

Nook Color now lets authors sign e-books

CNET - Christopher MacManus - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Lovers of literature know that having a book signed by a favorite author is something truly special. How do you sign an e-book though?

NCAA Says Ohio State Coach Jim Tressel Covered Up Violations

Bloomberg - Curtis Eichelberger - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel withheld information that Buckeye players accepted improper benefits from a local tattoo parlor so he could keep them on the field, college sports' ...

FDA approves meningitis vaccine for 9-month-old infants

Los Angeles Times - Marissa Cevallos - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A meningitis vaccine already in use has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for children as young as 9 months old. The two-dose vaccine, Menactra, which produces antibodies against a strain of meningococcus ...

LA Dodgers: A look at potential new owners

Yahoo! Sports - Monte Burke - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Last week, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig announced that the league would take over the day-to-day operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers (former Texas Rangers president J. Thomas Schieffer will ...

Levi Johnston Writing Palin Family Tell-All

People Magazine - Dahvi Shira - ‎2 hours ago‎
The recent Playgirl nude model, who had a relationship with Bristol Palin and fathered Sarah Palin's grandson Tripp, is ready to give an inside view of the famous family.

Bolland has resumed annual menacing of Canucks - Brian Hedger - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Public Enemy No. 1 is coming back for Game 7 of a Western Conference quarterfinal-round series on Tuesday night against your Canucks, and he's already licking his chops.

Residents flee as river overflows Missouri levee

The Associated Press - ‎31 minutes ago‎
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) - Thousands of southeastern Missouri residents watched helplessly Monday as water from the Black River crept toward their homes after flowing over the levee protecting their town and trapping some who had to be rescued by boat.

Search stepped up for Japan's missing - ‎2 hours ago‎
New urgency as families prepare for the 49th day - a key point in Buddhist mourning - since the March 11 tsunami. Six weeks after a tsunami tore Rikuzentakat town to pieces, the Japanese military is still searching its ruins for the dead.

Trump: How did Obama get into the Ivy League?

CBS News - Lucy Madison - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC), on February 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. Donald Trump on Monday suggested he had broadened the scope of his investigation regarding President Obama's background, arguing that ...

Heavy fighting in Misrata and Libyan mountains

Reuters - Lin Noueihed - ‎30 minutes ago‎
TRIPOLI, April 26 (Reuters) - Libya's rebel-held city of Misrata won no respite from two months of bitter siege as Muammar Gaddafi's forces bombarded the city and battled rebel fighters, despite pulling out of the city centre.

Three children drowned with mother buried apart from her

Reuters - Mike Segar - ‎2 hours ago‎
Men carry one of three caskets to a waiting hearse from the Alphonso E. Brown Funeral Home in Spring Valley, New York April 25, 2011 following the funeral for 3 children who drowned with their mother after she drove their minivan into the Hudson River ...

'Water for Elephants' ending: Was it what you were expecting?

Entertainment Weekly - Mandi Bierly - ‎1 hour ago‎
SPOILER ALERT! If you haven't seen Water for Elephants (or read the novel it's based on), stop reading now. As the headline suggests, we're discussing the ending.

PlayStation Network still down, but risks 'not substantial' - ‎1 hour ago‎
After five days of the PlayStation Network being down, Sony has admitted that it's uncertain if the personal information of PSN users has been compromised, but a new report suggests that the risks are fairly low.

Magic lose Game 4 against Hawks, 85-88: Orlando fan reaction

Yahoo! Sports - ‎41 minutes ago‎
This article was produced by a member of the Yahoo! Contributor Network, where users like you are published on Yahoo! With seconds left in the game, Hedo Turkoglu(notes) lost the ball and missed a badly needed 3-pointer in order to tie the game.

Nintendo preparing Wii successor for 2012

USA Today - Mike Snider, Brett Molina - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nintendo is preparing to unveil the successor to its hugely successful Wii console amid a recent sales slump that pushed the company's profits down for a second straight year.

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