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Stephen Colbert pays visit to David Letterman

It's all about the truthiness: Colbert appears on "Late Show," says he's "thrilled" to be succeeding Letterman

Oops! NYPD Twitter outreach is epic fail

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Department asks public to tweet photos of themselves with police officers, but get flooded with photos of apparent police brutality instead

Federal Judge to Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case

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US judge to hear arguments in Oregon same-sex marriage case, but state isn't defending its ban

Missouri Executes Inmate for 1993 Farm Slaying

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Missouri executes inmate William Rousan, who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

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Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993.


Hot Tub Time MacHine (Blu-Ray)

published Thu, Apr 10 2014 18:42 GMT
Hot Tub Time MacHine  (Blu-Ray)
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Agptek Bluetooth Wireless/USB Wired Game Controller For Sony PlayStation 3 PS3 - Wireless - Bluetooth - Mini USB - PlayStation 3

published Thu, Apr 10 2014 18:42 GMT
Agptek Bluetooth Wireless/USB Wired Game Controller For Sony PlayStation 3 PS3 - Wireless - Bluetooth - Mini USB - PlayStation 3
This is a new sixaxis dual shock wireless controller for PS3, it is a third party product, not made by Sony. Lithium Ion rechargeable battery ... more

New Touch Screen Glass Digitizer Replacement for Apple iPad 1 1G 1st Gen Generation + 8 Tools Kit

published Thu, Apr 10 2014 18:42 GMT
New Touch Screen Glass Digitizer Replacement for Apple iPad 1 1G 1st Gen Generation + 8 Tools Kit
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Emergency Care + Resource Central EMS Access Code Card

published Thu, Apr 10 2014 18:42 GMT
Emergency Care + Resource Central EMS Access Code Card
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Laser Lens Replacement HOP-150X 15XX DG-16D4S G2R2 for Xbox360 Slim

published Thu, Apr 10 2014 17:46 GMT
Laser Lens Replacement HOP-150X 15XX DG-16D4S G2R2 for Xbox360 Slim
This laser lens replacement compatible with Xbox 360 Slim drives with the 150B/15XB/15XX laser. This laser is compatible with G2R2. Note: It is for Xbox ... more

Schwarzer won't force Brazil rethink: Ange

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Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says he won't be asking veteran Mark Schwarzer to reconsider his international retirement now he's getting game time.

Missouri executes convicted killer in 1993 cattle-stealing plot

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Missouri executes convicted killer in 1993 cattle-stealing plot
KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Missouri officials on Wednesday executed a man who had been convicted in 1993 of murdering a farming couple in their ... more

Pirates rob Japanese tanker in Malacca Strait

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pirates raided a Japanese tanker in the Malacca Strait and pilfered several million liters of diesel fuel it was carrying, ... more

Russia holds snap military drills in Caspian Sea: report

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Russia's navy launched snap military exercises involving its fleet in the Caspian Sea, Interfax reported the Defense Ministry as saying on Wednesday. The Caspian Sea ... more

International school teacher William Vahey suspected of life-long child sex abuse

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A teacher who plied the international school circuit for 40 years has been revealed as a life-long child sex abuser with potentially hundreds of victims ... more

Solaire Shines Light On Philippine Casino Ambitions

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Solaire Shines Light On Philippine Casino Ambitions
Results from Manila’s newest world class casino and its key rival cast shadows on plans to put it on the global gaming map.

Australia vows to keep searching to solve missing Malaysian plane mystery

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PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Australia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, ... more

Australia lifts F-35 order from 14 to 72 fighters

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced Wednesday that it had increased its order for F-35 Joint Strike Fighters by 58 to 72 to be fully ... more

Innovators In The UK: Male, Affluent And Long-Term Planners

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Innovators In The UK: Male, Affluent And Long-Term Planners
London-based innovation charity Nesta is launching a piece of research called "Innovation population", which looks at the British attitudes to innovation. Nearly three–quarters of the ... more

Paul McCartney Ticket Giveaway

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Paul McCartney Ticket Giveaway
Listen to WBBM Friday, April 25th between 4 and 6pm for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Paul McCartney at United ... more

2k Games tries to save Civilization, Borderlands from GameSpy server shutdown

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2k Games tries to save Civilization, Borderlands from GameSpy server shutdown
Gamespy's impending server shut-down might be cutting off Wii and DS multiplayer at the head, but not all games have to suffer this fate: PC ... more

California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students

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California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students
By Jennifer Chaussee BERKELEY, California (Reuters) - California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari called for free college tuition for students pursuing math and science degrees, ... more

Whatsapp now has 500 million active users to offer its new social overlord

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Whatsapp now has 500 million active users to offer its new social overlord
Some companies lose their following after an acquisition, but not Whatsapp -- apparently, its userbase just continued to grow after Facebook bought it for $19 ... more

Pure Storage Poised to Boost Lofty Valuation

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Pure Storage, which is trying to remake corporate-data storage with technology that originated in smartphones, is poised to join the world's most richly valued startups.

Samsung patent reveals a wild new smartphone design

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Samsung patent reveals a wild new smartphone design
Samsung loves to experiment with different types of designs for its gadgets and a new patent flagged by Galaxy Club shows that the company has ... more

When Albert Pujols hits No. 500, the ball is retrieved by Angels fan

Tom Sherrill is present at Nationals Park when the ball Pujols blasted for his 500th homer lands, and he corrals it and presents it to ... more

Sir John Kirwan: Benji Marshall's decision to quit shows 'courage'

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Sir John Kirwan: Benji Marshall's decision to quit shows 'courage'
Blues confirm departure of former NRL star'I feel like I'm leaving as a better player'Benji Marshall's release from his Super Rugby contract with the Blues ... more

Kings pushed to brink of elimination with 4-3 loss to Sharks

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Kings pushed to brink of elimination with 4-3 loss to Sharks
Patrick Marleau scores in overtime to lift the Sharks to a 3-0 playoff series lead over the Kings. Only three teams in NHL history have ... more

Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer

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Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer
Pujols makes history with two home runs in a 7-2 win over the Washington Nationals, and his hot start to the season signals that he's ... more

Sherpas Leave Everest; Some Expeditions Nix Climbs

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Sherpas leave Everest in walkout following deadly avalanche; some expeditions cancel climbs

ArtsBeat: Colbert Visits Letterman on ‘Late Show’

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ArtsBeat: Colbert Visits Letterman on ‘Late Show’
Once upon a time, the transfer of power from one monarch to another would involve some pomp and ritual, maybe even a passing of a ... more
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ArtsBeat: ‘Fargo’ Recap: Boots on the Ground

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ArtsBeat: ‘Fargo’ Recap: Boots on the Ground
In Episode 2, curiosity — who has it, and who doesn’t — is a defining characteristic.
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Phillip Hayes Dean, the Playwright of Divisive ‘Paul Robeson,’ Dies at 83

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Phillip Hayes Dean, the Playwright of Divisive ‘Paul Robeson,’ Dies at 83
“Paul Robeson,” which starred James Earl Jones and opened on Broadway in 1978, was considered by black intellectuals to be insufficiently complex and eventually derailed ... more
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Theater Review: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Stars Neil Patrick Harris

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Theater Review: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Stars Neil Patrick Harris
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” about a transgendered performer with issues, stars Neil Patrick Harris in the title role.
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The Secret to Lowering Your Energy Bills

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The Secret to Lowering Your Energy Bills
When you’re paying your monthly rent or mortgage, the last thing you  want to worry about are high energy bills adding to your expense. It’s the ... more

Brighten The Moon? Swedish Skin Care Company Foreo Claims They Want To Make It Happen

published Thu, Apr 17 2014 09:21 GMT
Brighten The Moon? Swedish Skin Care Company Foreo Claims They Want To Make It Happen
Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Are you trying to unleash an evil scheme at night, but darkness is getting in the way? ... more
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Festo Unleashes Its Bionic Kangaroo

published Thu, Apr 03 2014 06:52 GMT
Festo Unleashes Its Bionic Kangaroo
Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Kangaroos seem to be really in vogue these days. Australian actress Rebel Wilson is now the voice ... more
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Media Enlists Pokemon And The Royal Family In April Fools' Day Pranks

published Tue, Apr 01 2014 04:23 GMT
Media Enlists Pokemon And The Royal Family In April Fools' Day Pranks
Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Check your calendar. It's April 1. You may need to remind yourself that it's April Fools' Day ... more
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Stephen Colbert pays visit to David Letterman

It's all about the truthiness: Colbert appears on "Late Show," says he's "thrilled" to be succeeding Letterman

Two hosts are better than one: Colbert pays visit to Letterman

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David Letterman and Stephen Colbert shared the stage at the Ed Sullivan Theater on Tuesday night. Colbert is taking over for Letterman when the late-night ... more

Australia vows to keep searching to solve missing Malaysian plane mystery

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PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Australia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, ... more

Harris channels 'Hedwig' when audience acts unruly

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Harris channels 'Hedwig' when audience acts unruly
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Patrick Harris knows that his character Hedwig speaks directly to the audience throughout his Broadway show, "Hedwig and the Angry ... more

Paul McCartney Ticket Giveaway

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Paul McCartney Ticket Giveaway
Listen to WBBM Friday, April 25th between 4 and 6pm for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Paul McCartney at United ... more

Plymouth scientists receive MRC grant to lead new and effective therapies for Parkinson's disease

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A team of scientists led by researchers at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, has received a grant from the Medical Research Council ... more

VHVI implants miniaturized HeartWare HVAD Pump through minimally invasive approach

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Sometimes smaller is better. This is especially true of left ventricular assist devices, the mechanically operated heart pumps that are implanted in heart failure patients ... more

Avedro receives Canadian approval for KXL II System

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Avedro Inc., a Boston-based ophthalmic medical device and pharmaceutical company announces today the Canadian approval for the company's KXL II System. The KXL II System ... more

Rhenovia Pharma's SMARTT e-Patch project wins award at the French ‘World Innovation Challenge'

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Rhenovia Pharma, a biotechnology company specialized in the application of biosimulation to the research and development of new medicinal products, today announces that its SMARTT ... more

OGT releases new application note detailing performance of two DNA labelling kits

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Oxford Gene Technology, The Molecular Genetics Company, has released a new application note detailing the technical evaluation of two DNA labelling kits, where OGT’s CytoSure ... more