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Tracy Morgan Advises Alec Baldwin: 'Chill Out, Raise Your Family'

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:37pm

The comedian is no stranger to controversies, especially when they arise from his stand-up shows. Now he's offering advice to the "30 Rock" alum.








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Expedia CEO Sells Central Park Condo to Jack Reacher Author

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:37pm

Since he moved cross-country to head Expedia in 2005, Dara Khosrowshahi has finally sold his New York condo in the Orwell House.








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Teardown Shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 Costs About $256 to Build

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:37pm

The Galaxy S5, Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, costs about $256 to build according to a teardown analysis by market research firm IHS.








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Land Rover Gives Virgin Galactic a Lift on Road to Space

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:37pm
Virgin Galactic's customers will be riding Land Rover vehicles over rugged roads en route to their rendezvous with outer space, thanks to a newly announced partnership between the space travel company and the British automaker.






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Cellular Industry Backs New Anti-Theft Technology on Phones

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:37pm

The announcement of a voluntary commitment comes as several states and municipalities are considering mandatory "kill-switch" laws.








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30 Years on, 'Time After Time' Is Cyndi Lauper's Best Song

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:37pm

Sorry, all you "Girls" who "Just Want to Have Fun." The painfully heartbreaking "Time After Time" can't be overlooked.








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Yahoo's Growth Anemic as Turnaround Chugs Along

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:37pm
Yahoo Inc. barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer.But its shares jumped 8 percent on strong results from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.






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Troops and Separatists Clash Over Airfield in Ukraine

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:03pm
Ukrainian armed forces launched a "special operation" against militiamen in the country's Russian speaking east, authorities said, recapturing a military airfield from pro-Moscow separatists in Kramatorsk on Tuesday.






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Ukraine Enters Fight Against the Pro-Russian Uprising

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:03pm

With protestors seizing one government building after another, Ukraine’s acting president said he needed to act cautiously to protect citizens.








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Temperatures to Plummet Across Northeast

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:03pm

Get ready to dig out your winter weather gear once again as a cold weather front heads east.








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'We Endure': Boston Bombing Survivors Pay Tribute

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:03pm

One year after the Boston bombing, the city honored those who died -- and the survivors who have shown their resilience.








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Pistorius: 'I Didn't Think About Pulling the Trigger'

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:03pm

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius stumbled on the stand after days of intensive questioning by the prosecutor, who tried to tear holes in Pistorius’ story.








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Deep-Water Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Resumes

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:03pm
The search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 continued in the depths of the Indian Ocean with a torpedo-shaped robotic submarine going to work to map the ocean floor in hope of finding traces of the missing plane.






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Boylston Street Evacuated After Backpacks Found at Marathon Finish Line

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:03pm
Police, fire and bomb squad crews investigating several unattended backpacks blocked off a city street Tuesday night near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on the anniversary of the bombing that killed three people at the famous race, authorities told NBC News.






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Missing Nebraska Toddler Found Safe in Claw Machine

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:48pm
A 3-year-old boy feared missing by his mother was found safe and sound inside an arcade claw machine in Nebraska on Tuesday.Police were called to a home in Lincoln, Neb., on a report of a missing child, according to NBC affiliate WOWT.






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NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:16pm

NYPD says it's disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through surveillance sparked outrage.








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T. Rex Arrives for More Than a Night at the Museum

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:16pm
Joining a diverse roster of iconic American objects from Judy Garland's ruby slippers to the space shuttle Discovery, a nearly complete T. rex skeleton was welcomed to the Smithsonian Tuesday.






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Police on Alert Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:16pm

Police were active near the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday night on the first anniversary of the twin bombings.








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'Hi David': Mulder-Scully Tweet Exchange Excites X-Philes

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:45pm
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Seventh Bear Menacing Florida Neighborhood Is Put Down

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:45pm
Wildlife officials euthanized another bear Tuesday in central Florida, three days after a woman was mauled in a region being terrorized by the most dangerous bears of all — those that have lost their fear of humans.






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