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Don't Tweet Me! Katherine Heigl Sues Duane Reade Over Twitter Image

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:58am

The actress was not happy to appear in a tweet sent out by the drug store chain, and is now demanding $6M in compensation.








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Prosecutor to Oscar Pistorius: Your Version of Events 'Is a Lie'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:58am
Oscar Pistorius’ claim that he could not know his girlfriend was in the bathroom when he fired four shots through the door is “a lie,” the prosecution in his murder trial alleged Thursday.






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Teen Stabbed in School Attack Wondered: 'Will I Survive or Will I Die?'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:58am
A student stabbed in the back during the rampage at a high school outside Pittsburgh said that he wondered: “Will I survive or will I die?”The student, Brett Hurt, was the first victim to speak publicly since the attack.






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GM Asks Rocket Scientists for Help on Recalls

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:43am
General Motors has turned to NASA to help determine whether it is safe for owners to continue driving the 2.6 million vehicles it has recalled due to an ignition switch defect.






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Stab-Spree Suspect Held in General Population at Juvenile Lockup

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:43am
The 16-year-old charged in the stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high-school is being held in the general population section of a juvenile detention center with a dozen other minors, officials said.






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Facebook Wants to be Your Messenger For Everything

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:12am

The company plans to remove the messaging feature from its main Facebook app in the near future.








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People in Jackson, Wyo., Ordered to Evacuate Amid Landslide Threat

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:12am
Officials in Jackson, Wyo., have evacuated a residential neighborhood below an unstable hillside that was threatening Thursday to give way.






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The One-Term Presidents Make a Comeback

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am
The one-termers make a comebackPolitical history, fairly or not, tends to brand the modern presidents who served just one full term in the White House as losers. But the one-termers have been making quite a comeback of late.






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Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Fallon Recreate 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' Video

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am

Jimmy Fallon wasn't content to simply do another great musical impersonation — he took the extra step and actually recreated a classic music video.








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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Near 7-Year Low

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years, which could bolster views of an acceleration in job growth after a cold winter dampened hiring.






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High School Stabbing Suspect Confused and Scared, Lawyer Says

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am
The student accused in the stabbing rampage at a Pennsylvania high school is confused and scared and did not come from a dysfunctional family, his lawyer told NBC News on Thursday.“If there was something wrong with him, he sure hid it well,” said the lawyer, Patrick Thomassey.






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Pistorius: 'I Didn't Have Time To Think'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am

The prosecution tries to discredit the reasons Pistorius shot at the door. Tough cross-examination leaves the runner in tears as the court adjourns for another break.








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Reunion With Birth Mom Was Overwhelming, 'Burger King Baby' Says

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:56am

It’s been a mother-daughter reunion 27 years in the making, marked by anguish, mystery and a happy ending thanks to social media.








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Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Rolling Stone Cover Tattoo Needs History Lesson

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:25am

Julia Louis-Dreyfus looks great on her Rolling Stone cover, but eagle-eyed history buffs took issue with the document displayed on her back.








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The Auto Recall Frenzy Isn't What You Think

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:25am
Are the cars on our highways getting more dangerous?That might be a logical assumption considering the rapid rise in recalls over the past five years. Last year, 22 million vehicles were involved in recalls in the United States, up about 20 percent from the previous year, according to federal data.






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Russia Says NATO Is Stirring up 'Imaginary Threat' Over Ukraine

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:09am
Russia accused NATO on Thursday of cooking up an "imaginary threat" over Ukraine to justify the need for the alliance.The comments by the Russian foreign ministry were the latest in a dialogue of Cold War-style rhetoric traded between Russia and the West over the crisis.






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Pistorius Trial: Judge Rebukes Lawyer Gerrie Nel for Laughing

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:38am
The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius was reprimanded by the judge Thursday for laughing incredulously at the Olympian’s answers under cross-examination.






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How Did Amnesiac Dubbed 'John Smith' End Up 1K Miles From Home?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:38am
An amnesiac dubbed “John Smith” after he turned up in a snowdrift four months ago has finally been identified.






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Mini Golf: Toddler Shoots for Par at Augusta

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:23am
The 78th Masters begins Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club with a record 24 newcomers in the field, but the stars of the show in Wednesday's warm-up were the players' kids.






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Brown: 'I Am Running to Hold Senator Shaheen Accountable'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:23am
Scott Brown says he is running for Senate in New Hampshire to hold Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen "accountable.






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