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Cleveland kidnapping victims endured decade of isolation, rape, beatings

Reuters - ‎47 minutes ago‎
By Kim Palmer and Kevin Gray. CLEVELAND | Wed May 8, 2013 10:30pm EDT. CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Three young women newly freed from a decade-long kidnapping ordeal in Cleveland endured their captivity in the dungeon-like confines of a squalid ...
Kidnapping suspect had ties to Gina DeJesus
Ariel Castro charged with kidnapping, rape of 3 Cleveland women - USA Today - by Donna Leinwand Leger
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A Romp for the Heat, Who Top Bulls 115-78

ABC News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
It was the biggest postseason win in Miami Heat history, and the biggest postseason loss in Chicago Bulls history. And it might have been actually worse than that sounds.
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Wrigley Halts Caffeinated Gum

ABC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Wrigley says it is taking a new caffeinated gum off the market temporarily as the Food and Drug Administration investigates the safety of added caffeine.
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Furore deepens over Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
The celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking became embroiled in a deepening furore today over his decision to boycott a prestigious conference in Israel in protest over the state's occupation of Palestine.
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Israel: Top Palestinian Cleric Questioned

New York Times - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The Israeli police detained the Palestinians' top Muslim cleric on Wednesday for questioning about disturbances a day earlier at a fiercely contested holy site in Jerusalem.
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Brazilian will be the first Latin American to head the WTO
4 hours ago
Written by
Mimi Whitefield
Brazilian Roberto Azevêdo will become the first Latin American to head the World Trade Organization when he takes the helm Sept. 1 for a four-year term.
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Cops: Man, girlfriend kill granddad, 78, steal his truck

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎1 hour ago‎
Casey Collins, 30, faces a murder charge for allegedly killing his grandfather, Cobb County police said. View Larger · Cops: Man, girlfriend kill grandfather, 78, steal his truck photo.
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Judge Rules for Cheerleaders in Bible Banner Suit

ABC News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
A judge ruled Wednesday that cheerleaders at a Southeast Texas high school can display banners emblazoned with Bible verses at football games.
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Poll: Markey up 17 on Gomez, voters unsure about GOP newcomer

Boston Herald - ‎35 minutes ago‎
MAY 8, 2013…A polling organization that accurately forecast the outcome of the last two Massachusetts Senate races and the 2010 governor's contest says its first survey of next month's special Senate election shows Congressman Edward Markey with a ...
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Fed Says New Mortgage Settlement Checks to Be Sent Next Week (1)

Businessweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Federal Reserve said some mortgage borrowers who were insufficiently paid as part of a settlement will be sent supplemental checks next week.
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US Stocks Extend Rally; S&P 500 Gets Fifth Record Close in a Row

Wall Street Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW YORK--Stocks cruised higher as the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index reached an all-time high for the fifth-consecutive trading session.
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China's Subdued Inflation Gives Li Room to Revamp Prices

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
China's consumer inflation stayed subdued in April while factory-gate price declines deepened, giving the government room to raise utility prices.
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Tesla Posts Its First Quarterly Profit

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tesla Motors Inc. said it earned $11.2 million in the first quarter of 2013 as deliveries of Model S electric vehicles lifted the maker of luxury electric cars to its first quarterly profit.
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Microsoft names Amy Hood as new chief financial officer

The Seattle Times
45 minutes ago
Written by
Janet Tu
The experienced financial leader, who has helped guide two of the company's biggest revenue-generating divisions, becomes the highest-ranking woman at Microsoft.
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World of Warcraft Loses 1.3 Million Subscribers in Q1

PC Magazine
42 minutes ago
Written by
Damon Poeter
Activision Blizzard's long-running cash cow World of Warcraft has been in a gradual decline for some time. But the loss of 1.3 million subscribers in the first quarter of 2013 may mark the beginning of the end for one of the industry's most popular and influential ...
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Visionary CIOs See Uses for Google Glass

Wall Street Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
Although Apollo Group Inc. , said he would like a Glass application to help IT engineers diagnose and repair faulty networking equipment.
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The Voice Results: Four Eliminated, Shakira Asks For A Little Heavenly Help ...

Access Hollywood - ‎40 minutes ago‎
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- 'The Voice' Coach Shakira Caption 'The Voice' Coach ShakiraFour singers were eliminated, cutting the competition down to a Top 12 on Wednesday's edition of NBC's “The Voice.
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Fox orders nine new series for next season - USA Today

USA TODAY - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The shows will be formally unveiled on Monday as Fox tries to crawl out of a ratings hole. rake. Greg Kinnear is Keegan Deane, a brilliant and frustratingly charming defense lawyer with zero filter, in 'Rake.
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Choreographer who was key witness for Jackson in molestation trial now says ...

Washington Post - ‎21 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - A choreographer and television personality who was a key witness in Michael Jackson's successful defense against child molestation charges is seeking permission to file a claim against the singer's estate alleging the pop superstar ...
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Fox Scoop: Andy Samberg, Chris Meloni, Jason Ritter and Geoff Stults ...

E! Online - ‎17 minutes ago‎
And Fox's pilot pickup mania continues! After officially picking up four dramas, the network has picked up four comedy pilots, in addition to Seth MacFarlane's Dads, which already received a six-episode order.
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Rangers Hang on to Beat Caps 4-3, Tie Series 2-2

ABC News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Dan Girardi and Derek Stepan scored third-period goals for the New York Rangers, who squandered a two-goal lead and then held on to get even in the best-of-seven playoff series with a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
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Sports briefs: Vijay Singh suing PGA Tour over proposed suspension

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Golf • Vijay Singh is suing the PGA Tour over the way it handled the investigation of his use of deer antler spray. Singh filed the lawsuit in New York on Wednesday, one week after the tour said it was dropping its case against him.
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Researchers find possible traces of continent off coast of Brazil

Fox News - ‎7 hours ago‎
A research team says they have found an area off the coast of Brazil that may have contained parts of the original continent Pangaea, which existed before the Americas, Africa and other land masses drifted apart.
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Colossal hydrogen bridge between galaxies could be fuel line for new stars

Christian Science Monitor
2 hours ago
Written by
Peter Spotts
New observations of a bridge of tenuous hydrogen gas stretching between two nearby galaxies may help solve a longstanding puzzle: Billions of years after star formation peaked in the universe, what continues to fuel the formation of new stars in spiral ...
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Data on what hospitals 'charge' for 100 common inpatient procedures released

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The Obama administration released information on Wednesday on what hospitals "charge" for 100 common inpatient procedures - without mentioning that the information has no relationship to what government or commercial health plans actually pay for the ...
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