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US Delays Decision on Keystone Pipeline

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:01pm
Federal agencies will get more time to review the controversial Keystone pipeline before a decision is made, the State Department announced Friday.






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SpaceX Cargo Ship Lifts Off After Cliffhanger Countdown

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:45pm
SpaceX got its long-delayed commercial cargo run to the International Space Station off the ground on Friday despite Florida's touch-and-go weather.The company’s Falcon 9 rocket lifted off into the cloudy skies over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 3:25 p.m.






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Cops Charge Alleged Shooter Accused of Targeting Kansas City Drivers

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:30pm
A Missouri man accused of turning roadways in Kansas City and its suburbs into a shooting gallery faces 18 felony charges in twelve separate incidents since early March, officials said Friday.






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Helicopters Carry Mount Everest Avalanche Survivors

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:14pm

Survivors involved in an avalanche that killed least 12 Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mount Everest for commercial climbers are flown in for medical care.








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Russia-Ukraine Deal Faces Plenty of Obstacles

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:14pm
The diplomats have a deal on Ukraine. Whether it sticks is very much in doubt.






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Ancient Puppy Paw Prints Found on Roman Tiles

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:43pm
The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.






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South Korea Ferry Survivors Comforted in Devastated Town

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:12pm
ANSAN, South Korea — White-gowned teens rescued from the doomed South Korean ferry were comforted by dozens of classmates in a hospital near the capital on Friday.






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Florida School Board Member Wants Dress Code for Parents

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:12pm
Saggy pants, short shorts. The attire around one Florida school district has prompted a school board member to call for a stricter dress code — for parents.Broward County Public School Board member Dr.
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Peep This: Check Out These Sweet Candy Creations

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:41pm

From “House of Peeps” to the “Peepstine Chapel,” a beloved marshmallow treat can be transformed inot almost anything by funny, creative types.








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'I Wanna Marry Harry' Lures 12 Women Into Royal Dating Mess

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:55pm

Twelve women thought they were getting a chance to date Prince Harry, but it turned out they were just being duped on a reality show.








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When Is the Price of Gas Cheaper? Weekdays or Weekends?

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:24pm
People tend to grouse about gas stations jacking up their prices on weekends, but in most states, gas prices are higher during the workweek.The crowdsourced gas-price aggregator GasBuddy.com took an exhaustive, four-year look at what days gas was cheapest in each of the 50 states and Washington, D.






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Clint Eastwood-Directed 'Jersey Boys' Hits all the Right Notes

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:24pm

A trailer for "Jersey Boys," based on the musical of the same name, is sure to please as it hits all the right (and very high) notes.








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Airbag Maker Is Latest Named in GM Recall Suit

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:24pm
Plaintiffs' lawyers are seeking to draw Continental Automotive Systems U.S., the maker of airbag systems in recalled General Motors vehicles, into litigation over an ignition-switch defect that has been linked to 13 deaths.






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Russian Military Remains Encamped Along Ukrainian Border: Official

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:24pm
Russian military forces haven’t budged from the border of eastern Ukraine despite an international pact meant to quell unrest in the fragile region, U.S. Defense officials said.






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Whoopi Goldberg Touts 'Vape Pen' in Debut Pot Column

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:52am

In a new column about marijuana, Whoopi Goldberg says she turned to pot to help excruciating headaches caused by glaucoma.








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Powerful 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes in Mexico

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:52am
A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico Friday morning, shaking buildings across a large swath of the country, but officials said there were no immediate reports of damage.The quake struck around 9:28 a.m. local time (10:28 a.m.






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Did South Korea Ferry's Turn Cause Deadly Sinking?

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:52am
The investigation into the South Korea ship disaster focused Friday on a sharp turn the vessel made, as one expert warned that a design weakness common to car ferries likely contributed to the sudden sinking.






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Five Things to Know About Alibaba, 'The Hottest Thing in Tech'

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:37am
Alibaba, the Chinese internet behemoth that's relatively unknown in the U.S., is preparing to file the prospectus for a U.S.-based initial public offering next week, Reuters reported on Wednesday.






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7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes in Mexico

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:37am
A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico Friday morning, shaking buildings across a large swath of the country, but officials said there were no immediate reports of damage.The quake struck around 9:28 a.m. local time (10:28 a.m.






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Phone Thefts Soar as Kill-Switch Debate Heats Up

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:21am
Smartphone thefts rarely make national news anymore—unless the victim was seriously hurt or killed during the robbery.But the crime spree has not gone away. It seems to have gotten worse.About 3.






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