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Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapper Wins Release From Prison

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California man convicted in 1976 Chowchilla school bus kidnapping is granted parole

Carter-Williams Leads Bucks to 95-91 Victory Over Bulls

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Michael Carter-Williams has 21 points, 10 rebounds as Bucks beat Bulls 95-91

Indiana Family Says Their Pizzeria Won't Cater Gay Weddings

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Northern Indiana family says their small-town pizzeria won't cater gay weddings

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez "outraged" over corruption charges

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The Justice Department handed down a formal indictment of the senator Wednesday

Iraq claims victory over Islamic State in Tikrit

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TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - The Iraqi government claimed victory over Islamic State insurgents in Tikrit on Wednesday after a month-long battle for the city supported by Shi'ite militiamen and U.S.-led air strikes, saying that only small pockets of resistance remained.


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Dozens dead as Russian fishing trawler sinks

Scores rescued, several crew members missing in freezing western Pacific waters; source says ship took only 15 minutes to go down

Masked gunmen storm university in Kenya

Islamic terror group al-Shabaab has carried out attacks in region in past

Afghan suicide attack kills 17, wounds dozens: TV

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KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide attack near the governor's house in the eastern Afghan province of Khost killed 17 people on Thursday and wounded dozens, ... more

AP PHOTOS: Time slowly washing away Iran's public bathhouses

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AP PHOTOS: Time slowly washing away Iran's public bathhouses
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's historic bathhouses, where patrons are rinsed and massaged beneath graceful archways and tiled walls, may soon disappear as interest in ... more

Officials: 2 dead, dozens wounded in Kenya college attack

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Officials: 2 dead, dozens wounded in Kenya college attack
Doug G. WareGARISSA, Kenya, April 2 (UPI) -- At least two people were killed early Thursday and many wounded in what U.S. officials say is ... more

China knocking on door of IMF's major league, U.S. wavers

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China knocking on door of IMF's major league, U.S. wavers
China is closer to joining the major league of reserve currencies with a deal possible later this year to include the yuan in the International ... more

China knocking on door of IMF's major league, U.S. wavers

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - China is closer to joining the major league of reserve currencies with a deal possible later this year to include the yuan ... more

Mark Cuban Doesn't Understand Health Care

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Mark Cuban Doesn't Understand Health Care
Mark Cuban is a billionaire investor. He's a star of the "Shark Tank" reality TV show. He's arguably the savviest owner of an NBA basketball ... more

Greece must do more on reforms: France's Sapin

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PARIS (Reuters) - The new Greek government has made progress defining its reform proposals but more needs to be done, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin ... more

First rise in Marks & Spencer clothing sales for three years

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First rise in Marks & Spencer clothing sales for three years
Marks & Spencer has registered a surprise improvement in sales at its clothing division – the first rise in more than three years of trading.

U.S. targets overseas cyber attackers with sanctions program

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U.S. targets overseas cyber attackers with sanctions program
By Jeff Mason and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a sanctions program on Wednesday to target individuals and groups outside the ... more

China blasts Google security move as 'unacceptable'

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China blasts Google security move as 'unacceptable'
A Chinese cyberspace bureau on Thursday denounced Google for deciding not to recognise the agency's authority after a Beijing-linked security breach, calling the US Internet ... more

Airbnb expands into Cuba

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Airbnb expands into Cuba
Airbnb will begin offering apartment listings in Cuba on its US site, the Associated Press reports, in the most significant expansion of American business on the ... more

Playtech to buy trading platform TradeFX for $224 mln

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(Reuters) - Gambling technology company Playtech Plc said it would buy a majority stake in TradeFX Ltd for 208 million euros ($224.4 million) in cash ... more

Clint Eastwood to direct Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio in Olympic bomb plot drama

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Clint Eastwood to direct Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio in Olympic bomb plot drama
84-year-old director to follow up American Sniper with a drama that will reunite The Wolf of Wall Street co-starsClint Eastwood could follow up the spectacular ... more

Football transfer rumours: Bas Dost to Swansea City?

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Football transfer rumours: Bas Dost to Swansea City?
Today’s tell-all is not a money-grabbing 20-year-oldThe 15 goals scored for Wolfsburg by Bas Dost this season have got antennae twitching in various Premier League ... more

Alastair Cook: Kevin Pietersen decision rests with ECB, not me

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Alastair Cook: Kevin Pietersen decision rests with ECB, not me
• Kevin Pietersen ‘not on our radar’ says coach Peter Moores• Alastair Cook dismisses claim West Indies will provide mediocre opposition• Colin Graves does not ... more

Brighton’s young players to be trained in sexual consent

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Brighton’s young players to be trained in sexual consent
• Training reported to be given by former police detective and psychotherapist• Initiative follows attention on Ched Evans rape conviction caseYoung players at Brighton and ... more

AFL 2015 season opener: Carlton v Richmond – live!

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AFL 2015 season opener: Carlton v Richmond – live!
Live updates from the opening game of the 2015 at the ‘GEmail: russell.jackson@theguardian.com | Twitter: @rustyjacko 7.10pm AEST Gunners and GurnersWhilst I’d normally applaud the ... more

Literacy gap between Latino and white toddlers starts early, study shows

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Literacy gap between Latino and white toddlers starts early, study shows
Latino toddlers whose language comprehension is roughly similar to white peers at 9 months old fall significantly behind by the time they are 2, according to a study released Thursday. 

Watch the New Trailer for Straight Outta Compton

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Watch the New Trailer for Straight Outta Compton
“Speak a little truth and people lose their minds”
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Shove story for Clippers in 126-122 win over Trail Blazers

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Shove story for Clippers in 126-122 win over Trail Blazers
Doc Rivers was tired and grouchy before the Clippers took the court at the Moda Center, joking that he would be ejected for complaining before ... more

Another Lakers loss, but another strong game for Jordan Clarkson

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Another Lakers loss, but another strong game for Jordan Clarkson
The Lakers have had a lot of problems this season. They finally have a nice one.

Teachers don't like the Tories – so why isn't Labour benefiting?

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NUT members want a tougher line on reforming Ofsted along with clearer policies on school funding, according to their leader, Christine Blower Continue reading...

Interactive 'Hello Barbie' could invade child privacy, critics say

published Thu, Mar 19 2015 09:03 GMT
Interactive 'Hello Barbie' could invade child privacy, critics say
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - @Johnfinitum Using technology to make kids’ toys super cool - seems like a happy enough situation, no? Sadly things are ... more
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Study finds Millenials aren't news-less

published Tue, Mar 17 2015 15:16 GMT
Study finds Millenials aren't news-less
Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - @ShayneJacopian According to a study on the information habits of people aged 18-34, the Millennial generation is anything but “news-less". ... more
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VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo

published Wed, Mar 11 2015 03:22 GMT
VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck In a world that’s becoming increasingly obsessed with the latest and greatest gizmos and gadgets (see: the Apple Watch), ... more
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9-year-old explains Net Neutrality better than we did

published Tue, Mar 10 2015 06:26 GMT
9-year-old explains Net Neutrality better than we did
Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - @NotRealChainsaw Over the past year or so, we've tried to explain Net Neutrality with any number of articles. You can ... more
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Selfie sticks banned from Smithsonian museums

published Mon, Mar 09 2015 07:35 GMT
Selfie sticks banned from Smithsonian museums
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Bad news for museum goers who want to squeeze as many historic artifacts into their selfies as possible: The ... more
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Vin Diesel says he can feel Paul Walker's presence at hand print ceremony

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The stars of the Fast And Furious films attended the ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard.

China knocking on door of IMF's major league, U.S. wavers

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - China is closer to joining the major league of reserve currencies with a deal possible later this year to include the yuan ... more

Greece must do more on reforms: France's Sapin

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PARIS (Reuters) - The new Greek government has made progress defining its reform proposals but more needs to be done, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin ... more

Jeremy Renner reaches custody agreement over daughter

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The Avengers actor and his ex have agreed not to make disparaging remarks about their former partner in front of their daughter.

Apparent murder-suicide leaves four dead in Oklahoma

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(Reuters) - Police discovered four bodies of a family, including two young boys, inside a home in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Wednesday in what appeared to ... more

Novel molecule inhibits cancer-causing transcription factors

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A novel molecule designed by scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the University of Virginia inhibits progression of a hard-to-treat form of ... more

Applying eyeliner can cause vision problems

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People who apply eyeliner on the inner eyelid run the risk of contaminating the eye and causing vision trouble, according to research by a scientist ... more

Officials: 2 dead, dozens wounded in Kenya college attack

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Officials: 2 dead, dozens wounded in Kenya college attack
Doug G. WareGARISSA, Kenya, April 2 (UPI) -- At least two people were killed early Thursday and many wounded in what U.S. officials say is ... more

Study demonstrates effective tool for enhancing recognition of adolescent depression

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Training pediatric primary care providers to screen and assess depression and suicide risk in adolescent patients improved providers' confidence and knowledge of these conditions and ... more

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 2, 2015

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 2, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 2, 2015