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Georgia WTF? New law allowing guns in churches, school zones & airport [VIDEO]

23/04/2014
Georgia Governor To Sign Controversial Gun Bill Wednesday

  What are you thinking Georgia WTF? New law allowing guns in churches, school zones & airports? Its official name is the “Safe Carry Protection Act.” But critics are calling it the “Guns Everywhere Bill.” At noon Wednesday, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is scheduled to sign the sweeping legislation into law. One of the...
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[VIDEO] Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

23/04/2014
Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

  President Barack Obama on Wednesday opened a four-country Asia tour aimed at reassuring allies in the region that the U.S. remains a committed economic, military and political partner that can serve as a counterweight to China’s growing influence. The president kicked off his trip on an informal note, joining Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo...
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Albert Pujols Hits 500th Home Run [VIDEO]

23/04/2014
Albert Pujols Hits 500th Home Run [VIDEO]

Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels hit his 500th career home run on Tuesday night, making him only the 26th player in Major League Baseball history to reach that milestone. The three-time MVP winner hit not one but two home runs in Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Nationals. Pujols is the only...
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[VIDEOS] David Letterman Roasts ‘New kid’ Stephen Colbert Live

23/04/2014
[VIDEOS] David Letterman Roast 'New kid' Stephen Colbert

Late Show soon to be ex-host David Letterman, talked to his successor Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, in their first public appearance together since it was announced that Colbert would take over the show in 2015.
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Lupita Nyong’o named People’s Most Beautiful Person

23/04/2014
Lupita Nyong’o named People’s Most Beautiful Person

Lupita Nyong’o is People’s Most Beautiful person for 2014, the magazine revealed Wednesday morning on TODAY. The Oscar winner with the perfect smile and the style to match beams from a cover that promises “her inspiring story.”
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US Government reveals it approved powdered alcohol “in ERROR”

22/04/2014
palcohol

By the autumn, it will be legal to sell seven flavours of Palcohol in the US, including Cosmopolitan, Mojito, and a so-called ‘Powderita,’ which its creators say “tastes just like a Margarita”. But will they, late today we heard: The federal government admitted Monday that its recent approval of Palcohol—a powdered alcohol which turns...
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Aereo The Online TV Delivery Service In the SCOTUS

22/04/2014
Aereo The Online TV Station Delivery Service In Court For Copyright Infringement

The ability of television viewers to control and watch programs may be at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a copyright infringement case brought by TV networks against Aereo, a service that streams over-the-air television online. Justices will hear arguments from lawyers for 2-year-old Aereo and for a group of...
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US may cut force in Afghanistan to less than 10,000 troops

22/04/2014
US soldiers in Afghanistan

The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 – the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces – as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say. Since Afghanistan’s general election on April 5, White House, State Department and...
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Netflix announces plan to increase prices for new members

22/04/2014
Netflix announces plan to increase prices for new members

Netflix says it plans to increase prices for new members by “one or two” dollars later this quarter. Netflix’s current pricing plan offers unlimited streaming movies and television episodes for $7.99 a month. The company revealed the price increase along with its quarterly earnings today. Netflix reports adding 2.25 million U.S. subscribers and a...
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Teen Stowaway Survives 5-Hour Hawaii Flight In Jet Wheel Well

21/04/2014
Teen Stowaway Survives 5-Hour Hawaii Flight In Jet Wheel Well

A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the voyage halfway across the Pacific Ocean unscathed despite frigid temperatures, FBI and airline officials said. FBI spokesman Tom Simon told NBC News the teenager was questioned by the FBI after Maui airport personnel found him on...
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Infographic: Boston Marathon starts amid tight security

21/04/2014
Boston Marathon starts amid tight security

The 2014 Boston Marathon is underway amid tight security as thousands of runners take part in the world’s oldest annual marathon. Thousands of police officers and more than a hundred cameras will watch the route a little over a year since the Boston Marathon attacks of 2013 Photo: Boston police officer stands guard at...
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Crew of S. Korean Ferry Arrested

21/04/2014
Crew of S. Korean Ferry Arrested

In South Korea prosecutors announced on Monday charges were being brought against more crew members in the ferry accident that has resulted in at least 64 dead and 238 missing. Two first mates, one second mate, and a chief engineer were arrested after Captain Lee Joon-seok and two other crew members were already arrested...
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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dead at 76

21/04/2014
Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dead at 76

Former boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter died Sunday in Toronto at 76. Carter became an advocate for the wrongly convicted after spending nearly 20 years in prison for a triple murder he didn’t commit.
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Monster El Nino may be brewing, experts say

20/04/2014
Monster El Nino may be brewing, experts say

Researchers are keeping a close eye on a giant pool of abnormally warm water in the Pacific Ocean that some think could trigger another El Niño of epic proportions if it rises to the surface. “Given the drought that California is in the middle of right now, that is really where the heightened interest...
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Researchers in Scotland claim that satellite image has revealed Nessie

20/04/2014
Researchers in Scotland claim that satellite image has revealed Nessie

A strange shadowy form spotted using Apple’s satellite map app has Loch Ness Monster believers convinced that the sea monster has been found.
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Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico City

19/04/2014
Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico City

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, although there were no early reports of major damage. reuters
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SpaceX launches cargo delivery mission to ISS

19/04/2014
SpaceX launches cargo delivery mission to ISS

SpaceX launched a cargo mission to supply the International Space Station with the Falcon 9 rocket today. The Dragon cargo capsule, carrying 5,000 pounds of supplies and equipment, is set to arrive at the space station on Sunday morning. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canveral, Fla., today after a series of...
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US State Department delays review of Keystone pipeline

19/04/2014
US State Department delays review of Keystone pipeline

The U.S. State Department says it is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit. The review could push the decision about the controversial pipeline until after midterm elections in November. AP
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Flight MH370 Search Continues Underwater Drone Scans Ocean Floor For 5th Time

18/04/2014
Flight MH370 Search Continues Underwater Drone Scans Ocean

A drone submerged Friday in the Indian Ocean for its fifth trip in search of the missing Malaysian plane as relatives of the people who were aboard the jetliner when it disappeared from radar nearly six weeks ago pressed for answers.
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Vice Principal Saved from Korea ferry found hanged

18/04/2014
Vice Principal Saved from Korea ferry found hanged

Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came Friday as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from the ferry and feared dead. The passengers included 325 second-year students from...
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