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Lacking Faith in Government, Mexican Parents Approach Cartel

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Desperate to find sons, parents of 43 missing students in Mexico appeal to drug boss for help

Service Held for 2 Coast Guard Cadets Killed in Car Crash

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Memorial service held for 2 Coast Guard cadets from Republic of Georgia killed in car crash

Coroner Rules That Death of Man Fatally Shot by New Orleans Police After Katrina Was Homicide

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Coroner rules that death of man fatally shot by New Orleans police after Katrina was homicide

Martinez Pitches 6 Scoreless Innings as Cards Beat Mets 5-4

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Martinez pitches 6 scoreless innings, Peralta drives in 2 runs as Cardinals beat Mets 5-4

Jury Rejects Michigan Man's Heinz Ketchup Packet Patent Suit

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Federal jury in Pittsburgh rejects Michigan man's suit that Heinz stole ketchup packet ideas


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Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 43 dead

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MOSCOW (AP) — A freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula ... more

Desperate parents ask gang help to find missing Mexican students

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Desperate parents ask gang help to find missing Mexican students
Some desperate parents of 43 missing Mexican students have turned to a drug gang leader for help to locate the young men, saying the government ... more

British Prince Harry reports for duty in Australia next week

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prince Harry arrives in Australia's national capital next week to begin four weeks of training with the Australian army before the ... more

Honda unveils sportiest new Civic design in history

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Honda unveils sportiest new Civic design in history
Doug G. WareNEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) -- It won't be competing head-to-head with Ferrari anytime soon, but Honda has gotten auto enthusiasts' blood flowing ... more

At least 43 dead in trawler sinking off Russia's far east: media

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At least 43 dead in trawler sinking off Russia's far east: media
Moscow (AFP) - At least 43 people have died and 26 others are still missing after a trawler sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's ... more

American Apparel to cut 180 jobs amid a turnaround bid and worker ire

American Apparel to cut 180 jobs amid a turnaround bid and worker ire
American Apparel Inc. is laying off about 180 employees as the company tries to engineer a comeback in the midst of worker discontent with new ... more

Chinese investors trade way too often

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Don't do this: People in China trade way too frequently, potentially hurting their performance.

Chinese investors trade way more often than Americans

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Don't do this: People in China trade way too frequently, potentially hurting their performance.

Police: Boy, 16, Shot To Death In Chicago Lawn

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Police: Boy, 16, Shot To Death In Chicago Lawn
A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side Wednesday evening, police said.

Indianapolis fears religious freedom law will harm local economy

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Indianapolis fears religious freedom law will harm local economy
At Calvin Fletcher's Coffee Company, a sign taped to the front door says, "WE SERVE EVERYONE," inviting out-of-towners of all sexual orientations to enjoy an ... more

New Stumble in Trial of Former Goldman Programmer

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New Stumble in Trial of Former Goldman Programmer
The long-running case against Sergey Aleynikov, a former Goldman Sachs programmer, is set to begin on Monday after a judge rebuffed a request from the ... more

Self-driving SUV completes cross-country trip

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The vehicle guided by a collection of cameras, sensors and GPS arrived in New York following a 3,500-mile journey

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP almost a year ago… and it still has more users than Windows 8

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How much has Windows 8 bombed with PC users? So much that an obsolete operating system that had its technical support cut off nearly a ... more

Googling makes people feel smarter than they really are

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Finding instant answers on the Internet doesn't make you a genius, but it might feel that way

Cubs, take heart: Clippers make something of previous nothings

Cubs, take heart: Clippers make something of previous nothings
The spring clover is blooming and so is baseball. As kismet would have it, the new season blossoms Sunday night with a game featuring the ... more

Todd Carney in talks with Cronulla Sharks over unfair dismissal

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Todd Carney in talks with Cronulla Sharks over unfair dismissal
Carney in contact with former club after winning unfair dismissal caseSharks coach warming to idea of bringing playmaker back to the ShireTodd Carney has moved ... more

As Lydia Ko Turns 18, She Hopes to Celebrate With a Major

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As Lydia Ko Turns 18, She Hopes to Celebrate With a Major
Ko enters the women’s first major with a string of 28 consecutive competitive rounds under par, and she aims to become the youngest major winner ... more

Perth Glory could lose A-League points if guilty of salary cap breach

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Perth Glory could lose A-League points if guilty of salary cap breach
Perth currently in fourth place and gunning for Premier’s PlateEven appearance in finals is now in jeopardyA-League chief Damien De Bohun has confirmed Perth Glory ... more

Mental illness made the Germanwings co-pilot a victim along with his passengers

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Mental illness made the Germanwings co-pilot a victim along with his passengers
What are we to make of Andreas Lubitz piloting a Germanwings airplane into the side of a mountain? There is an unhelpful tautology, meant to ... more

Baseball: Luke Williams hits two home runs, gets 8 RBI in Dana Hills victory

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Shortstop Luke Williams, headed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, had a game Wednesday that will fit in nicely for his bio when he gets ... more

Herbalife stock probe turns to Bill Ackman's report on China

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Herbalife stock probe turns to Bill Ackman's report on China
A federal investigation of alleged stock manipulation related to activist investor Bill Ackman's attack on Herbalife Ltd. has turned to his claims in a presentation last ... more

Sen. Robert Menendez, indicted on federal charges, still popular in hometown

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Sen. Robert Menendez, indicted on federal charges, still popular in hometown
Salsa music serenaded the shoppers on Union City's main drag, where a bargain furniture store boasted low prices, garantizado, and a restaurant advertised a job ... more

Clayton Kershaw finishes a sharp spring for the Dodgers

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Clayton Kershaw finishes a sharp spring for the Dodgers
Clayton Kershaw won't say it, but his longtime catcher suspects he dislikes spring training.

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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John Legend Sings at Dog Wedding for Charity Promo

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In support of his Show Me Campaign, the singer is offering to perform at one lucky fan's wedding or other private event to raise money ... more

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig Film Secret Lifetime Movie 'A Deadly Adoption' (Exclusive)

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The two-hour wink at the genre will likely debut in the early summer.

Police: Boy, 16, Shot To Death In Chicago Lawn

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Police: Boy, 16, Shot To Death In Chicago Lawn
A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side Wednesday evening, police said.

Katie Couric Pulled an April Fools' Prank on James Corden That Left Him Breathless

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A stunt double fell down some stairs at the The Late Late Show, as the host watched in horror

Senator Menendez of New Jersey indicted on corruption charges

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey was indicted on corruption charges, allegations that the high-ranking Democrat vowed to fight at a ... more

Honda unveils sportiest new Civic design in history

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Honda unveils sportiest new Civic design in history
Doug G. WareNEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) -- It won't be competing head-to-head with Ferrari anytime soon, but Honda has gotten auto enthusiasts' blood flowing ... more

Depression associated with elevated risk for physical diseases

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Those suffering from depressive symptoms have an increased risk for physical diseases, especially for arthrosis and arthritis. These findings were reported by researchers from the ... more

Low doses of imatinib drug can push immune system to combat bacterial infections

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Low doses of the anti-cancer drug imatinib can spur the bone marrow to produce more innate immune cells to fight against bacterial infections, Emory researchers ... more

World-first human clinical trials for Hendra virus to begin this month

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An antibody manufactured at The University of Queensland will be used in world-first human Hendra virus clinical trials starting this month.

Googling makes people feel smarter than they really are

published about 1 hour ago
Finding instant answers on the Internet doesn't make you a genius, but it might feel that way