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Breaking News: Brutal knockout attacks shouldn't be called a ‘game'
Posted by: Mirjana Pantic

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-01-24 11:39:29 -0800 | disasters-news

A recent phenomena known as the “knockout game,” where unsuspecting bystanders are sucker-punched by one or more attackers, shouldn’t be called a “game.” The term makes the brutal attacks seem appealing or even promote them as a daredevil activity for...
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Breaking News: A look at the Yankees' boom or bust rotation
Posted by: Greg Fortier

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 07:57:34 -0700 | sports-news

Before even the first pitch of the 2014 season was thrown, it was apparent that the New York Yankees were going into this year with a "boom or bust" rotation, from their "ace" to their fifth starter. • CC Sabathia,...
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Breaking News: How a band punked Spotify for $20,000 with songs that were all silence
Posted by: Joe Kukura

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-05-13 01:04:24 -0700 | technology-news

Musicians always complain that they make only a fraction of a penny when their music is played over the online streaming service Spotify. One band found a clever way to game the system, and exploited that skinflint model to make...
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Breaking News: Isis Wallet forced to change name over confusion with Islamic terror group
Posted by: Joe Kukura

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-10 16:13:35 -0700 | technology-news

You may have heard of ISIS, a militant jihadist terrorist group whose name is an acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. You may also have heard of Isis Wallet, a lovely free app that allows you to...
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Breaking News: EU to drastically cut a potent greenhouse gas emission by 2030
Posted by: Nina Rai

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 11:58:34 -0700 | green-news

In a significant move to cut hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, a potent greenhouse gas, the European Union drafted crucial legislation Dec. 17 that will curtail HFC emissions by 79 percent by 2030. The HFCs or “super greenhouse gases” are used in...
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Breaking News: ReviMedia's CEO Frans Van Hulle: Taking the lead
Posted by: ShahnazMahmud

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 15:37:10 -0700 | business-news

Call it lead generation, call it performance marketing - according to Frans Van Hulle, CEO of New York-based ReviMedia, it’s one and the same. He keenly points out that lead generation has a “pay-per” base, too, in pay-per-leads. And it’s...
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Breaking News: Brahimi resigning as international envoy to Syria
Posted by: saleh1966

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-05-17 13:25:55 -0700 | your-story

The international envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, will resign from his post May 31, said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday, The Associated Press reported. Ban announced Brahimi's decision Tuesday to reporters, but emphasized that the United Nations would continue to...
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Breaking News: He said her aging body turned him off, her response was priceless
Posted by: VeronicaS

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-23 11:51:35 -0700 | your-story

She wondered why her new lover didn’t touch her on their first get away together. Three days of planned romance and they didn’t consummate the relationship. The couple had met on an online dating site and had long, stimulating conversations....
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Breaking News: Harrowing image of wounded Syrian girl bags UNICEF's Photo of the Year
Posted by: Nina Rai

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 09:04:11 -0700 | humanitarian-news

A harrowing image of a blood-covered Syrian girl wounded in a bomb explosion in Aleppo taken by a Swedish photographer Niclas Hammarstrom, has won UNICEF’s prize Tuesday for the top photograph of 2013. UNICEF's Photo of the Year shows a...
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New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 01:19:50 -0700 | sports-news

The Super Bowl XLVIII result of the Seahawks pummeling the Broncos 43-8 speaks for itself. The analysis of the game and what went wrong for Peyton Manning and the Broncos is everywhere. Presumably, many teams will take a second look...
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Breaking News: OkCupid not OK with Mozilla Firefox, urges boycott over LGBT stance
Posted by: Joe Kukura

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-04 16:50:38 -0700 | technology-news

Maybe you checked your OkCupid account in the last day or so, but you didn't see your regularly scheduled display of hotties, visitors and quickmatches. Instead you saw the stern warning pictured above, making you wonder if your OkCupid had...
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Posted by: Jake Brown SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 01:20:23 -0700 | sports-news

1. Peyton Manning is just the greatest regular-season quarterback in history. Peyton Manning had his shot at becoming the greatest quarterback in NFL history with a win on Super Bowl Sunday. Then he ran into the Seahawks' ferocious defense. Manning...
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Breaking News: The Yankees can carry Jeter's offense; his defense on the other hand…

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-05-06 23:18:58 -0700 | sports-news

At age 40 and returning from a season lost due to injury in 2013, even Derek Jeter acknowledged that his abilities and durability are waning to such a point that he announced 2014 will be his final season. It was...
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Breaking News: UN Security Council OKs humanitarian aid for Syria
Posted by: Nathan Salant

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-02-27 04:51:07 -0800 | humanitarian-news

The UN Security Council voted unanimously Saturday to increase humanitarian aid to Syria and threatened "further steps" if the stepped-up assistance is blocked. The council was unanimous because Russia and China, which have blocked action on the three-year-old Syrian civil...
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Breaking News: Carmelo Anthony gives Knicks hometown discount on new deal
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-17 13:05:33 -0700 | sports-news

Throughout Carmelo Anthony's free agency saga, the New York Knicks remained candidates to land the superstar for a few reasons. Despite lacking the talent to contend for a championship in the immediate future, the Knicks are based in the city...
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