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Cost of Attending a Wedding Surges 75 Percent

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:17pm
Bouquets aren't the only thing flying high at weddings this year. A new American Express study finds the average cost to attend a wedding is surging to $592, up 75 percent from two years ago.That doesn't even include the cost of gifts.






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Duchess Camilla's Brother Dies From Head Injury

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:17pm

“The Duchess, the Prince of Wales and all her family members are utterly devastated by this sudden and tragic loss,” Clarence House said.








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Students in South Korea Ferry Tragedy Mourned in Tribute

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:02pm
A temporary memorial for the 47 students and teachers whose bodies have been identified after being recovered from the Sewol ferry opened Wednesday in Ansan.Danwon High School's junior class was aboard the ferry heading to the southern tourist island of Jeju.






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Flying in Style: Book a Room on the Four Seasons' Private Jet

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:02pm
Four Seasons has a new weapon in the luxury travel wars: its own Boeing 757.The Toronto-based luxury resort company said Wednesday that it's launching the first Four Seasons-branded private jet.






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Holder Chides Supreme Court for Affirmative Action Ruling

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:02pm
Attorney General Eric Holder took a swipe Wednesday at the Supreme Court's decision to uphold Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.






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Russia Warns Ukraine It Could See Repeat Of Georgia War

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:02pm
Russia on Wednesday made its first direct comparison between the Ukraine crisis and its 2008 war with Georgia, warning that it would be forced to respond in a similar way if its interests were attacked.






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Scientists Monitor Huge Iceberg That Broke Off From Antarctica

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:02pm
Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan -- one of the largest now in existence -- that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean.






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South Korean Divers Banned From Ferry Search Slam Government

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:02pm
JINDO, South Korea – As the bodies of children with broken fingers were recovered from the submerged South Korean ferry, divers initially involved in the rescue questioned on Wednesday whether the government was doing enough to hunt for missing passengers.






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Aviation Expert On Next Steps In Search For MH370

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:46pm

Australian aviation expert Geoffrey Thomas outlines the next phase in the search for missing Malaysian flight MH370.








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Alan Gross, American Jailed in Cuba, Vows to Come Home 'Dead or Alive'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:15pm
Alan Gross, the American subcontractor jailed in Cuba, has vowed that he will return to the United States within a year "dead or alive" and is pleading for the White House to intervene, his lawyer said Wednesday.






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Syria Chlorine Attack Reports Raise Questions About Loopholes

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:00pm
While Syria has pledged to rid itself of chemical weapons by the end of this week, an alleged chlorine attack has raised questions about what chemical tricks Bashar Assad might still have up his sleeve.The U.S.






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Alleged Kidnapper May Have Created Mobile Dungeon

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:44pm

A man fatally shot by an Oregon officer last month had allegedly been stalking young women in a van that had ropes and chains installed. KGW's Kyle Iboshi reports.








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Ex-Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Over Low Pay, 'Jiggle Test'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:44pm
Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders have sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual comments.






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What Georgia's 'Extreme' New Gun Law Allows

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:44pm
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a new gun law Wednesday that greatly expands the number of public places where licensed owners are allowed to carry their weapons. Critics have called the law “extreme,” while the National Rifle Association lauded it as an “historic victory for the Second Amendment.






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Michigan Man Among First Recipients of 'Bionic Eye'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:28pm
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years.






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A Woman Leads: Bringing Women To The GOP

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:28pm
If anyone can solve the GOP’s struggles with female voters, Christine Toretti seems like the woman for the job. As the CEO of S.W. Jack Drilling, an oil-and-gas company she took over upon the death of her father, Toretti knows what it’s like to lead in a man’s world.






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Rock Climber Recounts Fracturing Spine After 30-Foot Fall

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:28pm

Video shows rescuers efforts to retrieve the man after he fell from a granite wall in Yosemite National Park. KCRA’s Mallory Hoff Reports.








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Spacewalkers Make Quick Work of Computer Repair on Space Station

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:57am
Two astronauts quickly replaced a bad backup computer box and took on an extra task at the International Space Station on Wednesday during one of NASA's shortest spacewalks.






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Mall Adds 'Fast Lane' After Young Girl Complains

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:57am

Thanks to the suggestion of a 10-year-old girl who wrote in a school-assignment letter that she’s tired of being stuck behind slow walkers.








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You've Saved For Retirement, but Do You Know How to Spend It?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:57am
It’s been hard enough teaching people how to save for their retirement. It could be even more difficult to teach them how to spend that nest egg.






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