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Pujols 1st to hit HRs No. 499, 500 in same game

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Pujols 1st to hit HRs No. 499, 500 in same game
WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499.

Obama visit lifts lid on simmering Asia tensions

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Obama visit lifts lid on simmering Asia tensions
US President Barack Obama's Asian tour starts in Japan on Wednesday, lifting the lid on a bubbling cauldron of regional animosities and exposing historical rifts. Obama touches down in Tokyo after nearly 150 lawmakers paid homage at a controversial war shrine seen by neighbouring nations as a symbol of Japan's brutal imperialist past, and shortly after the prime minister made a shrine offering. Days earlier, China seized a huge Japanese freighter over what a Shanghai court says are unpaid bills ... more

Avalanche survivor: Guide saved my life

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To set foot on Mount Everest is to risk death. Mountaineering tourists and their native Nepali guides both have this on their minds, as they straddle cavernous ravines in the ice. But the inner posture did not prepare them for the deadliest accident in the history of the world's highest peak last week, American climber Jon Reiter said Wednesday.

Michigan Man Among 1st in US to Get 'Bionic Eye'

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Almost blind Michigan man 'seeing something new every day' thanks to new retina procedure

Paying for giant Nile dam itself, Ethiopia thwarts Egypt but takes risks

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile's waters, and may help transform one of the world's poorest countries into a regional hydropower hub.


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
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

Protesters scuffle with police in anti-Obama protest in Manila

Protesters angry with a potential agreement to increase US military presence in the Philippines clashed with police outside the U.S. embassy in Manila.

Mt. Everest expeditions nixed as Sherpas refuse to work

One guide estimates half the 400 local guides have left mountain after deadliest avalanche to date killed their colleagues

Bomb tears through top Egyptian cop's car

Brig. Gen. killed by device under his car as he left home in Cairo as second officer dies in raid on militant hideout

"Materials washed ashore" in southwest Australia

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Just as officials prepare to focus search deeper in Indian Ocean, possible plane debris washes up near Perth -- 1,000 miles from the center of ... more

Phone hacking trial: Andy Coulson says reporter's arrest was 'shocking', but denies cover-up

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Former Murdoch editor and British PM spin doctor describes what happened when police swooped into the News of the World newsroom.

Faster jet production boosts Boeing's profit

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Boeing's increased rate of commercial jet manufacturing is starting to pay off for shareholders.

Hidden Bystanders In Michigan's Affirmative Action Case: Asian Americans

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The Supreme Court's affirmative action decision is filled with references to minorities, but not Asian Americans.

Business Is Blooming For Landscapers

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Business Is Blooming For Landscapers
Firms in the landscaping industry have seen more green lately, according to new data from Sageworks, a financial information company. Sales growth for landscaping services ... more

Amazon to Offer Original HBO Content

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A selection of original series and movies older than three years will be available to Amazon’s Prime subscribers under the terms of a multiyear deal.

Chiasson / Newman Appeal Heard On Insider Trading Conviction

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Chiasson / Newman Appeal Heard On Insider Trading Conviction
Anthony Chiasson and Todd Newman presented their cases before a panel of judges in the 2nd Circuit of Appeals today. The question is did they ... more

Endangered sea turtles released

It was an extra special Earth Day for 31 endangered sea turtles which were released back into the wild at Little Talbot Island near Jacksonville, ... more

Contemplating the power of war to end all wars

The threat of mutually assured destruction, military or economic, promotes peace in many places. If war has ultimately forged a safer world, what's next?

HBO to Allow Amazon to Stream Older Shows

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HBO agreed to license older episodes of its programming library to Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service, the first time the premium cable channel has ... more

Add Wi-Fi To A Digital Camera And Upload Unlimited Images To The Eyefi Cloud Service

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Add Wi-Fi To A Digital Camera And Upload Unlimited Images To The Eyefi Cloud Service
These days it hardly seems possible to buy a camera that doesn’t have GPS, Wi-Fi or even a ‘Smile Detection’ mode built in... but do ... more

Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps

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Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps.

Manchester United set to beat Chelsea in £30m deal for Luke Shaw

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Manchester United set to beat Chelsea in £30m deal for Luke Shaw
Southampton left-back lured by £100,000-a-week contract David Moyes laid groundwork for transfer before sacking Follow our live blog on Manchester United Manchester United are convinced ... more

Texans to select, trade Clowney?

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David Moyes says Manchester United need a 'fundamental rebuilding'

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David Moyes says Manchester United need a 'fundamental rebuilding'
Sacked manager breaks silence over axing 'Understands and shares' frustration of fans Follow the latest developments live Ferguson to help choose successor Owen Gibson: a ... more

County cricket live!

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County cricket  live!
All the latest updates from Richard Gibson at Yorkshire v Northants, and Andy Wilson at Lancashire v Warwickshire 12.39pm BST Northamptonshire have found Yorkshire's bowling ... more

Michael Rogers cleared to race as UCI accepts contaminated meat claim

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Michael Rogers cleared to race as UCI accepts contaminated meat claim
Tinkoff-Saxo rider tested positive for steroid clenbuterol Wada warns athletes to avoid eating meat in China and MexicoThe Australian Michael Rogers will face no further ... more

Five Ultra-Luxe Hotel Camps For Kids

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Five Ultra-Luxe Hotel Camps For Kids
Move over, parents?the VIP treatment isn?t just reserved for you anymore. High-end hotels are offering over-the-top programs for youngsters to enjoy.

Albert Pujols: By The Numbers

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Albert Pujols: By The Numbers
500 home runs is just one of the many numbers that define Pujols' career on the diamond. Here are the others.

John Oliver Introduces ‘Last Week Tonight’ on HBO

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John Oliver Introduces ‘Last Week Tonight’ on HBO
On Sunday John Oliver, the “Daily Show” veteran, will launch “Last Week Tonight,” his new satirical news show on HBO.
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Flying High: Four Seasons' New Ultra Luxurious Private Jet

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After customers asked for a more fully immersive experience, the hotel company is taking its brand to the skies.

Lupita Nyong’o Named People‘s ‘Most Beautiful’

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Lupita Nyong’o Named People‘s ‘Most Beautiful’
The "12 Years A Slave" actress will grace the cover of People's 25th celebration of the world's most beautiful celebrities

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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Report: Uma Thurman ends engagement to Arpad Busson

The couple, who have one daughter together, have been dating since 2007

Lupita Nyong'o named most beautiful by People magazine

The Oscar-winning actress calls the title a "major, major compliment"

Justin Bieber to Japan: I'm sorry

Pop star apologizes to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine this week

My guilty pleasure: Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

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My guilty pleasure: Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
Playful, nauseatingly colourful and indisputably terrible, the second Charlie's Angel film was out of synch with its dark and moody times. Now it looks like ... more

John Oliver on being magazine cover-worthy: ‘It makes me feel nauseous and uncomfortable’

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John Oliver isn’t ready to be face-on-a-billboard famous. The comedian may be about to launch his own weekly show —
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Michigan Man Among First Recipients of 'Bionic Eye'

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Michigan Man Among First Recipients of 'Bionic Eye'
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years.

Biogen Idec's revenue increases 51% to $2.1 billion in first quarter 2014

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Biogen Idec Inc. today reported first quarter 2014 results, including revenue of $2.1 billion, a 51% increase compared to the first quarter of 2013.

Cook Medical's Instinct Endoscopic Hemoclip now available to gastroenterologists

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The Instinct Endoscopic Hemoclip is now available to gastroenterologists in major global markets. The clip is used to stop gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding, which is ... more

Oregon woman files $275,000 lawsuit after alleged domestic duck attack

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Oregon woman files $275,000 lawsuit after alleged domestic duck attack
Evan BleierESTACADA , Ore., April 23 (UPI) -- Oregon woman Cynthia Ruddell is suing Lolita Rose of Estacada for $275,000 after she claims that her ... more

Tolero Pharmaceuticals' Alvocidib gets Orphan Drug Designation for acute myeloid leukemia treatment

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Tolero Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing treatments for serious hematological diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Orphan Drug ... more