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Teddy Ruxpin's Creator, Ken Forsse, Passes Away

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:02pm
The man who gave us Teddy Ruxpin, the hit talking animatronic doll of the early 80's, has passed away.Ken Forsse was 77.He died at home on March 19th of congestive heart failure after several years of declining health, said his wife, Jan Forsse, 67.
    





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'Candy Crush' IPO Flops, Worst Trading Debut This Year

FOX News: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:02pm
King Digital saw its stock drop 15.6% to close at $19, the worst trading debut so far this year, according data from Renaissance Capital.
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Sour Start: 'Candy Crush' Maker Lands 16% Below IPO Price

FOX News: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:00pm
Sour Start: King Digital Entertainment closed nearly 16% below its initial public offering price.
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Meet the world's smartest kid

CNN: U.S. - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:00pm
17-year-old Eric Chen's research has won top prize at the Google, Siemens, and Intel science fairs.
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Fed Rejects Capital Plan Of Citi, Four Other Banks

FOX News: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:00pm
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it rejected the capital plans of Citigroup and four other lenders, and Bank of America and Goldman Sachs were forced to adjust their plans to get approval.
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Paltrow, Martin 'uncouple'

CNN: U.S. - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:59pm
Gwyneth Paltrow and husband, singer Chris Martin, have split, the couple announced in a joint statement on Tuesday via her website, Goop.
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Gwyneth Paltrow

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:59pm
Gwyneth Paltrow and husband, singer Chris Martin, have split, the couple announced in a joint statement on Tuesday via her website, Goop.
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World's Fastest custom car

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:59pm
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Boston Firefighters Trapped in Nine-Alarm Blaze

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:58pm

A large fire has broken out in Boston's Back Bay.


    





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Smartwatches Not Ready for Prime Time, Say Swiss

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:52pm
BASEL, Switzerland — With their hundreds of years of watchmaking experience, Swiss watchmakers can afford to take a long view of technological fads and fashions. So-called smartwatches, packing computing power into a wrist-sized gadget, aren't in their plans for now.
    





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OBL son-in-law found guilty

CNN: U.S. - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:49pm
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was found guilty Wednesday in New York of helping al Qaeda terrorists conspire to kill Americans and other terrorist activities.
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Boston Firefighters Trapped in Nine-Alarm Blaze

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:49pm

A large fire has broken out in Boston's Back Bay.








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Lost Luggage Drops to 10-Year Low, Report Finds

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:47pm
For fliers who constantly complain about shrinking seat size, rising food prices and lengthier boarding times, there is at least one area where the flying experience is improving.The number of mishandled bags decreased 17.2 percent to 21.
    





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Mountain Bikers Brave Rugged Terrain in Cape Town Race

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:42pm
Competitors ride through a dry river bed during the longest stage of the annual Absa Cape Epic mountain bike stage race near Cape Town, South Africa, on Wednesday. Stage 3 was just over 83 miles long and had a cutoff time of ten hours.
    





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FBI Director: Analysis of Pilots' Computers Coming Soon

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:42pm
The FBI expects to finish analyzing computer files from the pilot and co-pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 “within a day or two,” Director James Comey told Congress on Wednesday.“I have teams working literally around the clock to try and exploit that,” he said.
    





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NLRB Rules Northwestern Football Players Meet Standards to Form Union

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:42pm

The Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players meet the standards under federal guidelines to form a union. The initial petition was filed by the National College Players Association on behalf of former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter and the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) and had the backing of the United Steelworkers union.


    





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Fox News Poll: Country weaker under Obama, not tough enough on Russia

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:41pm

By a widening margin, more voters think the United States is weaker since Barack Obama became president.  And the highest number in a decade feels the country is less safe than it was before 9/11, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. 

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Houston braces for invasion of 'Crazy Ants'

FOX News: SciTech - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:39pm
This is one horror film plot that may be all too real: billions of voracious ants are about to descend on the Houston area, taking out homes and electrical circuits that are in the way.
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NLRB Rules Northwestern Football Players Meet Standards to Form Union

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:38pm

The Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players meet the standards under federal guidelines to form a union. The initial petition was filed by the National College Players Association on behalf of former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter and the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) and had the backing of the United Steelworkers union.








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