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Pot holiday goes mainstream in Colorado

Now that marijuana is legal, annual 4/20 smoke-out is a lot mellower and "more of a venue" with tens of thousands of attendees

12-year-old Washington state boy killed by log on Boy Scout trip

Youngsters were trying to roll log down a slope at Olympic National Forest when the victim's jacket got caught and the log rolled over him

Country music singer Kevin Sharp dead at 43

Sharp had multiple chart-topping songs, became a motivational speaker, spokesman for Make-A-Wish Foundation and wrote book about fighting cancer

Heartbleed virus: Changing your password may not eliminate risk

Changing your password may not be enough to protect yourself from the Heartbleed virus, but there are some important things you can do

Authorities say children accidentally sparked deadly fire

4-year-old half brother and sister are killed in fire at home in New York City's Queens borough; boy's twin sister and two adults survive


Hot Tub Time MacHine (Blu-Ray)

published Thu, Apr 10 2014 18:42 GMT
Hot Tub Time MacHine  (Blu-Ray)
Our price: $4.89 Buy it now for $4.89 (List Price: $19.99) Shipping: $3.49 Category: Comedy (T5991)

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
Compatible With: Apple iPad 1 WIFI / 3G (not compatible with ipad 2).Our price: $41.98 Buy it now for $41.98 Shipping: $8.19 Category: Accessories (T7299)

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

Hurricane Carter: When racism overwhelmed reason

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In the summer of 1976, I walked the mean streets of Patterson, New Jersey, with Rubin “Hurricane” Carter and encountered the raw, bloodshot hate-gaze from ... more

At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

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TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after ... more

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for ... more

Animal-rights activists picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

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Animal-rights activists picket Liam Neeson's NYC home
Kate StantonNEW YORK, April 20 (UPI) -- Liam Neeson has publicly advocated for New York City's horse-drawn carriages.

Protesters fight police, burn Maduro puppets in Venezuela

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CARACAS (Reuters) - Masked youths battled police, protesters burned and hung from lamp-posts effigies of President Nicolas Maduro and marchers demanded the "resurrection" of democracy ... more

At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

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TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after ... more

NuVasive poised for vigorous growth

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NuVasive poised for vigorous growth
NuVasive, which develops surgical products and procedures for the spine, expects further growth from expanding middle-class populations in India and China.Former professional basketball star Bill ... more

NuVasive at a glance

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The company: NuVasive Inc.

Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Are Expected to Expand

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Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Are Expected to Expand
The lawyer whose client says he was drugged and raped in 1999 by Bryan Singer, the “X-Men: Days of Future Past” director, said defendants in ... more

Five Red Flags That Tell You "Don't Take This Job!"

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You can find tons of advice about how to get a job interview and how to snag a job. Most of the job-search advice I ... more

Tech Giants Discussed Hiring, Say Documents

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New details on class action against Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe show how Facebook rejected the alleged hiring circle.

In Silicon Valley Thriller, a Settlement May Preclude the Finale

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In Silicon Valley Thriller, a Settlement May Preclude the Finale
Four leading tech companies are pushing to settle a class-action suit with several noteworthy angles, including questions over employee rights and the death of a ... more

Fallen Bitcoin Titan Focused on Cafe

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As the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange sank deeper into trouble, its CEO was busy focusing on coffees and pastries for a bitcoin cafe he planned ... more

Apple, Google Vie for Exclusive Game Apps

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The battle between Apple and Google for mobile dominance is spreading to the most lucrative genre of apps: videogames. They are offering top titles a ... more

Drones help find World War II's missing soldiers

published about 3 hours ago
Drones help find World War II's missing soldiers
The BentProp Project has spent years finding American soldiers who went missing in the Pacific during World War II, but available technology has limited its ... more

Take a look, college football recruiters

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Take a look, college football recruiters
Maybe these overlooked high school football players don't fit height or weight requirements, were injured or play multiple sports. But they merit attention from recruiters.College ... more

When Wrigley Opened, Yanks Were Different. Well, Not Totally.

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When Wrigley Opened, Yanks Were Different. Well, Not Totally.
Though he was not the hitter that Derek Jeter is, the young and scrappy Roger Peckinpaugh served the same role in 1914 as Jeter does ... more

From Behind the Plate, a Dutiful Master Orchestrates the Cardinals

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From Behind the Plate, a Dutiful Master Orchestrates the Cardinals
The Cardinals’ Yadier Molina is considered not only a master of pitch selection but also of improvisation, based on the clues he reads from his ... more

Perhaps Game 2 isn't a must-win, but the Clippers need it nonetheless

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Perhaps Game 2 isn't a must-win, but the Clippers need it nonetheless
The Clippers don't want to risk falling behind two games to none heading to Golden State.Maybe Game 2 isn't a must-win for the Clippers. Maybe ... more

Mets 4, Braves 3 (14 Innings): Granderson Finally Puts an End to His Otherwise Forgettable Day

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Mets 4, Braves 3 (14 Innings): Granderson Finally Puts an End to His Otherwise Forgettable Day
Curtis Granderson finished 0 for 6, grounded out with the bases loaded and made a horrible throwing error. But his sacrifice fly drove in the ... more

Families Wait in Anguish for Recovery of Sunken Ferry Victims

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Families Wait in Anguish for Recovery of Sunken Ferry Victims
JINDO, South Korea — Here in a gymnasium where teenagers normally compete in raucous games of basketball, the scoreboard is blank and the hall is ... more

Critic’s Notebook: Imagining a Streetcar Line Along the Waterfront

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Critic’s Notebook: Imagining a Streetcar Line Along the Waterfront
Broaching a plan for more equitable public transit between Red Hook and Astoria, home to millennials and thousands of less affluent New Yorkers.
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How To Babyproof Your Yard

published about 3 hours ago
How To Babyproof Your Yard
Oh, baby, it?s a wild world. Make it safer for your young one with these strategies from a pro

Critic’s Notebook: Javier Camarena to Sing in ‘La Cenerentola’

published about 4 hours ago
Critic’s Notebook: Javier Camarena to Sing in ‘La Cenerentola’
After a recent star turn, the Mexican tenor Javier Camarena returns sooner than expected, standing in for Juan Diego Flórez in “La Cenerentola.”
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Critic’s Notebook: Back to ‘The Boondocks,’ Minus Its Creator’s Touch

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Critic’s Notebook: Back to ‘The Boondocks,’ Minus Its Creator’s Touch
The long-delayed fourth and final season of “The Boondocks” begins Monday night on Adult Swim, without the involvement of its longtime producer, Aaron McGruder.
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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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Country music singer Kevin Sharp dead at 43

Sharp had multiple chart-topping songs, became a motivational speaker, spokesman for Make-A-Wish Foundation and wrote book about fighting cancer

At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

published less than 1 hour ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after ... more

Review: Dark humor wins in 'Cripple of Inishmaan'

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Review: Dark humor wins in 'Cripple of Inishmaan'
NEW YORK (AP) — Contradictions of human nature are the fodder that playwright Martin McDonagh often mines in his masterfully satirical dark comedies about quirky ... more

Review: B'way's 'Violet' shows beauty in its score

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Review: B'way's 'Violet' shows beauty in its score
NEW YORK (AP) — Some musicals are big and brassy, calling out for attention with their razzle-dazzle and sassy sets. Others are more demure, letting ... more

Protesters fight police, burn Maduro puppets in Venezuela

published less than 1 hour ago
CARACAS (Reuters) - Masked youths battled police, protesters burned and hung from lamp-posts effigies of President Nicolas Maduro and marchers demanded the "resurrection" of democracy ... more

Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Stick to your plan and have fun!

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Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Stick to your plan and have fun!
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, ... more

Animal-rights activists picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

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Animal-rights activists picket Liam Neeson's NYC home
Kate StantonNEW YORK, April 20 (UPI) -- Liam Neeson has publicly advocated for New York City's horse-drawn carriages.

'Captain America' tops box office for third straight week

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'Captain America' tops box office for third straight week
Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, April 20 (UPI) -- "Captain America" ruled the box office while "Transcendence" opened in fourth place with $11.15 million.

Jodi Arias Hepatitis C lawsuit fake, lawyer says

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Jodi Arias Hepatitis C lawsuit fake, lawyer says
Danielle HaynesPHOENIX, April 20 (UPI) -- Jodi Arias' lawyer, Jennifer Willmott, says she doesn't know who filed lawsuit but it wasn't her client.

White House responds to 'Deport Justin Bieber' petition

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White House responds to 'Deport Justin Bieber' petition
Kate StantonWASHINGTON, April 20 (UPI) -- No, the White House won't be deporting the troubled Canadian superstar.