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US Government reveals it approved powdered alcohol “in ERROR”

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

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...
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US may cut force in Afghanistan to less than 10,000 troops

22/04/2014
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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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More bodies discovered in search of sunken South Korean ferry

20/04/2014
More bodies discovered in search of sunken South Korean ferry

Officials recovered 13 more bodies from a sunken ferry of the coast of South Korea on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 46. The bodies were recovered after officials gained access to the inside of the ferry, officials said. More than 250 people are still missing. Photo: South Korean Navy’s SSU members prepare to...
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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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Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower

19/04/2014
Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower

Standing at over 1,000 meters (3,280 feet), the Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia is set to become the world’s tallest tower, beating its closest rival Burj Khalifa in Dubai by nearly 600 feet.
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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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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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Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

18/04/2014
Leaflet tells Jews to register in East Ukraine

World leaders and Jewish groups condemned a leaflet handed out in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk in which Jews were told to “register” with the pro-Russian militants who have taken over a government office in an attempt to make Ukraine part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media. Jews emerging from a...
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford officially kicks off his re-election campaign

18/04/2014
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford officially kicks off his re-election campaign

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford officially kicked off his re-election campaign Thursday night.
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Rapper Severs Own Penis, Jumps off Building & Survives!

18/04/2014
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Wu-Tang associated rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building Wednesday. Johnson was seriously injured, but survived the fall from the second level of the building. Johnson, along with his recovered penis (or should we say ‘johnson’), were taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he was being treated....
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Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87

17/04/2014
Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87

A source close to the family confirms Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at age 87. Garcia Marquez was hospitalized in the last month for infections in his lungs and urinary tract. The Colombian author’s 1967 novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” sold more than 50 million copies in more than 25 languages....
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Salsa legend Cheo Feliciano dies in car wreck

17/04/2014
Salsa legend Cheo Feliciano dies in car wreck

Puerto Rican salsa legend Jose Luis “Cheo” Feliciano, a giant of the genre, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78. A crooner with one of the most recognizable and imitated voices in Latin music, Feliciano sang with the long-running Fania All Stars in the heyday...
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