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Limo fire kills 5 on San Mateo Bridge

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎4 hours ago‎
They were heading out on what was supposed to be one of the happiest nights of Neriza Fojas' life, a party to cap off the bridal shower she'd been celebrating with eight of her nurse friends.
Bride, 4 others die in limo fire on Calif. bridge - Daily Herald
5 women die in limo fire on Calif. bridge
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Utah soccer referee punched by teen dies, police say

CBS News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Updated 6:00 p.m. ET. MURRAY, UtahA 46-year-old soccer referee who was punched by a teenage player during a game and later slipped into a coma has died, police said.
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Bangladeshi capital wears an eerie calm a day after Islamists battle police

CNN - ‎8 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- On any given Monday, Motijheel -- the commercial center of Dhaka -- is a bustling, chaotic mess of rickshaws and cars jockeying for space in overcrowded streets with an equally determined mass of pushing, shoving pedestrians.
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Review: Luhrmann's 'Great Gatsby' is okay and nothing more

30 minutes ago
Written by
Drew McWeeny
<p>Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio never really seem to have any chemistry in. Carey Mulligan and Leonardo DiCaprio never really seem to have any chemistry in 'The Great Gatsby,' Baz Luhrmann's disappointing take on the Fitzgerald classic.
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India's foreign minister to visit China, signaling end of spat over boundary ...

Fox News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI - India has announced that its foreign minister will visit China this week as local media reported an agreement between the two Asian giants to end a three-week stand-off over their disputed Himalayan border.
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Isles' optimistic outlook takes hit with OT loss

Denver Post - ‎10 minutes ago‎
UNIONDALE, N.Y.—The New York Islanders' rallying cry in their return to the postseason for the first time in six years is "Believe.
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PM publicly evades Syria issues, begins China trip

Jerusalem Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
SHANGHAI - China can be the engine for continued Israeli economic growth, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday evening en-route to China for a five day visit that went ahead as planned despite the tension in the north.
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Tory facing rape claims was interviewed over 'inappropriate sexual behaviour' by ...

Daily Mail - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans was interviewed by senior Conservatives in 2009 over an allegation of 'inappropriate sexual behaviour', it has been reported.
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Hungary's prime minister denounces anti-Semitism

Houston Chronicle - ‎8 hours ago‎
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungary's prime minister told an international assembly of Jews on Sunday that his government has declared "zero tolerance" on anti-Semitism, but his speech failed to impress those gathered who said he has failed to confront ...
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Obama to press economic agenda on day trips - ‎6 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON, May 6 (UPI) -- President Obama plans some day trips to remind Americans the economy still tops his agenda alongside immigration reform and other issues, the White House said.
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NY man dies in motorcycle crash in Tonawanda

Wall Street Journal - ‎10 minutes ago‎
TONAWANDA, N.Y. - A 44-year-old man has died after crashing his motorcycle on a highway ramp in western New York. Town of Tonawanda Police say the cyclist was headed east on the ramp from the Interstate 190 south to I-290 east when he lost control ...
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Florida surfer keeps his cool after shark bite

New York Daily News - ‎11 hours ago‎
A Florida teen is lucky to be alive after a brief brush with the jaws of death. Overall, he thought it was “pretty cool.” Michael Adler, 16, is recovering in the hospital after a shark chomped down on his leg.
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Yen Falls Toward 100 Per Dollar on Signs US Economy Picking Up

Bloomberg - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The yen held a loss against the dollar after its biggest decline in two weeks on signs the U.S. recovery is gathering pace. The yen traded 0.7 percent from 100 per dollar after figures on May 3 showed the U.S.
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Quinn vetoes ComEd rate hike, but legislators could override him

Chicago Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed legislation Sunday that would have increased utility bills and helped Commonwealth Edison improve its electrical grid.
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China media: Fake food scandals

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Media voice despair over corruption and threats to public health in the wake of fake and toxic food scandals, mass protests against polluting plants, and faulty dictionaries.
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Google Play Comes to the Nook HD and Nook HD+

Headlines & Global News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Google Play will soon be available on Nook HD tablets, according to the Associated Press. According to the bookstore company, Google's home for a host of apps and games will come to the Nook tablets in a new update Friday.
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Acer reveals 'floating' screen to save desktop, self

33 minutes ago
Written by
Phil Muncaster
Taiwanese hardware giant Acer has made a bold bid to claw back some of the market share it's been hemorraghing over the past few months, taking the wraps off the Aspire R7 - a tablet/notebook/desktop hybrid device complete with “floating” touchscreen.
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Working gun made with 3D printer

BBC News - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The world's first gun made with 3D printer technology has been successfully fired in the US. The controversial group which created the firearm, Defense Distributed, plans to make the blueprints available online.
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Episode Title: (#220) "Engagement"

The Futon Critic - ‎May 5, 2013‎
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'Amazing Race' Finale: Did the right racers win?

San Jose Mercury News - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's the final episode of "The Amazing Race," four teams remain and, if the previews are a reliable indication, we have the delicious spectacle of "bog snorkeling" ahead of us.
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David Ragan soaks in unlikely victory at Talladega - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
Talladega, Ala. -- The plaudits were pouring in Sunday night on Twitter for David Ragan. And unlike a day earlier - when he received so many congratulations for Regan Smith, the winner of Saturday's Nationwide race, Ragan felt compelled to send a ...
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Sharks take 3-0 series lead with big win over Canucks - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau took 9 seconds to turn a tight game into a laugher and move the San Jose Sharks to the brink of their first playoff sweep in franchise history.
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Former Pro Bowl tackle Tyson Clabo signs with Miami Dolphins

Fox News - ‎12 hours ago‎
MIAMI - Former Pro Bowl tackle Tyson Clabo has signed with the Dolphins, filling the biggest hole in Miami's lineup. Clabo is expected to play right tackle, with Jonathan Martin moving from the right side to left tackle, where he'll replace the departed Jake ...
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Auction house offers bidders Neil Armstrong's EKG heartbeat

The Space Reporter - ‎2 hours ago‎
A New Hampshire auction house will reportedly put up the EKG of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during their descent to the moon, an item that could fetch more than $10,000.
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Alaska volcano erupts, may affect air travel

MarketWatch - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Janet Schaefer/AVO/ADGGSMaking showing Alaska's Cleveland volcano, whose eruptions are posing a potential threat to international air traffic.
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Cicadas return to Northeast after 17 years

New York Daily News - ‎18 hours ago‎
If you spent 17 years under the ground, you'd be screaming too. Cicadas - the mysterious insects known for their bizarre life cycle and noisy mating calls - are getting ready to make their first appearance in New York City since 1996.
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Sucking on your kid's pacifier: good idea or gross?

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Genevra Pittman. NEW YORK | Mon May 6, 2013 12:51am EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Toddlers are less likely to have asthma and itchy rashes if their parents "cleaned" their pacifiers by sucking on them when the kids were infants, a small new ...
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A New Way to Care for Young Brains

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
BOSTON - The drumbeat of alarming stories linking concussions among football players and other athletes to brain disease has led to a new and mushrooming American phenomenon: the specialized youth sports concussion clinic, which one day may be ...
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Popular eye supplements need a tweak, study suggests - USA Today

7 hours ago
Written by
Kim Painter
Study results may help eye doctors simplify supplement advice for people with age-related macular degeneration. Eye. This photograph shows the macula (central retina) of a patient with dry AMD, showing the yellowish deposits called "drusen" that ...
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