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Breaking News: Brandon Thomas' knee injury could change the future of the NFL pre-draft process
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin SelectMedia

New Orleans :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 06:03:11 -0700 | sports-news

Clemson left tackle Brandon Thomas may not quite have the length to play tackle in the NFL, but many scouts view the 23-year-old as a potentially dominant guard. He is a great athlete for his size and is very light...
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Breaking News: Survey: Funding struggles hinder nearly half of startups
Posted by: John Egan

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 10:07:37 -0700 | business-news

Is your startup facing a funding hurdle? If so, you’re in good (or bad) company. In a survey for Palo Alto Software, 45 percent of startups said their struggle to find financing is hampering growth. According to the survey, securing...
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Breaking News: NBA playoff preview: Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks
Posted by: Jake Brown SelectMedia

Indianapolis :: IN :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 14:14:29 -0700 | sports-news

The NBA playoffs get underway Saturday, and it’s a veritable Christmastime for basketball fans. There are plenty of terrific first round matchups, especially in the Western Conference. The East received scrutiny for poor teams at the bottom of the conference,...
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Breaking News: Ibiza restaurant to be world's most expensive at $2,075 a pop
Posted by: Anne Sewell SelectMedia

Madrid :: Spain | updated 2014-04-19 01:11:06 -0700 | travel-news

If you are feeling "flush" on your vacation in Spain's party capital Ibiza this summer, you will be able to splash out on a truly exclusive meal at a mere 1,500 euros per person. That is around $2,075 for those...
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Breaking News: Mideast talks postponed after West Bank slaying, Jerusalem unrest
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-04-20 16:44:21 -0700 | disasters-news

A planned meeting between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators has been postponed for one day after violence in the West Bank and in Jerusalem, the Palestinian Authority acknowledged Wednesday. PA President Mahmoud Abbas' office told the BBC that the meeting, an...
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Breaking News: Chicago finally will extend 'L' line through entire black community
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 22:54:47 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: The following is a “Chicago” story; you are forgiven if you have little interest in it. 
The Chicago Transit Authority is poised to decide between two routes for a long, long overdue extension of its premier subway and...
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Breaking News: Bloomberg to spend $50 million fighting NRA on gun control

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 11:26:51 -0700 | political-news

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a plan to spend $50 million this year building up a national grassroots organization, Everytown for Gun Safety. The group will mobilize voters who support gun control. According to the New...
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Breaking News: ‘Mind over milkshakes': How your mind affects your metabolism
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 04:54:18 -0700 | health-news

Indulging in ice cream, pizza or fast food leaves many of us feeling too satisfied. We feel full to the point of sickness and guilty because we know what we just ate wasn’t the best choice for our health. Research...
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Breaking News: Poll: Ryan comes closest to beating Clinton in 2016, but Republicans like Bush, Huckabee
Posted by: Punditty

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 17:27:46 -0700 | political-news

If the next US presidential election were held today, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would soundly defeat seven potential Republican candidates, according to a Marist-McClatchy poll released Tuesday. Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee, would...
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Breaking News: Baby bees give a glimpse of ancient Southern California
Posted by: Amy Stewart

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 05:51:08 -0700 | technology-news

In 1970, researchers excavating the La Brea Tar Pits found two bees in the pupal stage of development. The nests they occupied were about 10.5 millimeters (about half an inch) in length and 5 millimeters (about 0.2 inches) in diameter,...
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Breaking News: Supreme Court in India recognizes transgenders in landmark ruling
Posted by: Nina Rai

New Delhi :: India | updated 2014-04-18 10:13:22 -0700 | humanitarian-news

India’s Supreme Court has granted recognition to transgender individuals as a third gender, deserving of equal treatment. Tuesday’s landmark ruling comes just months after the court criminalized gay sex. A bench comprising Justices KS Radhakrishnan and A.K. Sikri directed the...
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Breaking News: Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott tackle 'True Tori': Will viewers sympathize with her?
Posted by: StacyCarey

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 13:13:23 -0700 | entertainment-news

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott are headed back to reality TV with the new show “True Tori.” The show premieres on Lifetime April 22 and the first promos are now hitting the Web. Will the strategy of airing their dirty...
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Breaking News: Third victim in Kansas shootings, Terri LaManno, remembered as 'beautiful soul'
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi SelectMedia

Overland Park :: KS :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 11:46:01 -0700 | disasters-news

The third victim in the Kansas shootings, Terri LaManno, was remembered as a “beautiful soul” by her daughter. She was shot in the parking lot of the Village Shalom Retirement Center on Sunday en route to visiting her elderly mother,...
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Breaking News: Five cities outside of Silicon Valley that should create and bolster tech startup hubs
Posted by: Christa Avampato

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 08:35:51 -0700 | technology-news

Paul Graham famously said, “I think you only need two kinds of people to create a technology hub: rich people and nerds.” This quote comes from an article in which Graham tried to reason whether or not a city could...
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Breaking News: Opposition, regime forces split Idlib province after ISIS withdrawal
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Kafr Nabl :: Syria | updated 2014-04-17 04:57:54 -0700 | political-news

During the first few days of 2014, several demonstrations took place under the slogan “Bashar and ISIS are one…Down with ISIS and Assad” in areas controlled by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, now known as ISIS. These demonstrations...
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