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1 Year After Factory Collapse, Bangladeshis Suffer

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1 year after horrific garment factory collapse, Bangladeshi workers skeptical of promises

U.S. would reassess aid if Hamas-PLO form government: official

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States would have to reconsider its assistance to the Palestinians if Islamist group Hamas and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) form a government together, a senior U.S. administration official said on Thursday.

Tokyo Court Starts Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Proceedings

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Tokyo court starts bankruptcy proceedings for Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange, uncertainties remain

Tiny Pacific Nation Sues 9 Nuclear-Armed Powers

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Tiny Pacific nation sues world's 9 nuclear-armed powers, demanding disarmament action

China Demands Local Solutions for Grievances

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China wants citizens' complaints solved locally, bans direct petitioning of central government


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

Ukraine: Police clearing pro-Russia protesters in east

Gov’t official says police “freed” city hall in Mariupol in “anti-terror” operation as Russia warns of “consequences”

3 American doctors shot dead in Afghan hospital

2 other people wounded; officials say security guard opened fire on them in latest attack on foreign civilians in capital of Kabul this year

Clashes in East Ukraine Leave At Least 2 Dead

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Clashes in East Ukraine Leave At Least 2 Dead
(SLOVYANSK, Ukraine) — Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them ... more

South Korea Ferry Heartache: Pair Tied Life Jackets Together

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South Korea Ferry Heartache: Pair Tied Life Jackets Together
A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said Thursday ... more

Sinosphere Blog: Plan to Sell Condoms in Schools Encounters Resistance

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Sinosphere Blog: Plan to Sell Condoms in Schools Encounters Resistance
Middle schools in Xi’an in Shaanxi Province should sell condoms, education officials have said. Family planning officials say they know the move is controversial, but ... more

Former NW Indiana School Official Admits Embezzlement

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Former NW Indiana School Official Admits Embezzlement
The former business manager for Lake Ridge Schools in Northwest Indiana is admitting he embezzled more than $134,000 from the school district during the same ... more

Man Shot While Driving In Pilsen

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Man Shot While Driving In Pilsen
The 32-year-old man was in a vehicle stopped at a red light about 2:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of West Cermak Road, when a ... more

IRS workers who failed to pay taxes got bonuses, report says

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IRS workers who failed to pay taxes got bonuses, report says
The disclosure that 1,146 employees who had been disciplined for not paying taxes received a total of about $1.1 million in bonuses draws bipartisan outrage.WASHINGTON ... more

Ulster Bank apologises for latest IT glitch

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Ulster Bank apologises for latest IT glitch
Ulster Bank has apologised to customers after its troubled IT system experience yet another glitch.

Body Found Near Metra Tracks, UP/North Line Trains Halted

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Body Found Near Metra Tracks, UP/North Line Trains Halted
Inbound train No. 304 on the Union Pacific / North Line, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 6:45 a.m., was stopped at the Glencoe station ... more

Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Team Up to Stop Another Heartbleed

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Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are teaming up to prevent another Heartbleed. Going undetected for a good two years, the Heartbleed bug threatened to reveal some ... more
WIRED   

Apple Earnings: Has The iPhone Maker Got Its Mojo Back?

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Apple Earnings: Has The iPhone Maker Got Its Mojo Back?
Apple's quarter came in well ahead of expectations on strong overall revenues and iPhone sales. With the company forecasting modestly higher earnings in the coming ... more

Once Aligned, Zynga And Facebook See Their Fortunes Diverge

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Once Aligned, Zynga And Facebook See Their Fortunes Diverge
It seems like a distant memory, but not that long ago Facebook's big growth opportunity was in gaming. Seven years ago when the social-networking company ... more

Verizon delivers mixed Q1 earnings, adds 539,000 postpaid subscribers

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Verizon delivers mixed Q1 earnings, adds 539,000 postpaid subscribers
T-Mobile may be shaking up the wireless industry, but it hasn’t stopped Verizon from chugging along. In its first-quarter earnings report released Thursday, Verizon posted ... more

Verizon reports higher revenue after Vodafone deal

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Verizon reports higher revenue after Vodafone deal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday its quarterly revenue rose 4.8 percent after its acquisition of Vodafone's 45 percent share in ... more

Talking Horses: today's best bets and all the latest racing news

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Talking Horses: today's best bets and all the latest racing news
Treve confirmed on course to clash with Cirrus Des Aigles at Longchamp on Sunday Continue reading...

Arjen Robben confident Bayern Munich can overcome Real Madrid

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Arjen Robben confident Bayern Munich can overcome Real Madrid
Dutch winger sees positives despite first leg defeat 'We controlled the game at the Bernabeu'Arjen Robben believes Bayern Munich have plenty of reason for optimism ... more

Announcer Relishes Role as Voice of Kentucky Derby

published about 5 hours ago
Veteran track announcer relishes role as voice of the Kentucky Derby

Pineda Says He'll Learn From Ejection for Pine Tar

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Yanks' Pineda vows not to do it again being ejected for using pine tar in 5-1 loss to Red Sox

LaMarcus Aldridge leads Blazers to 112-105 win over Rockets in Game 2

published about 6 hours ago
LaMarcus Aldridge leads Blazers to 112-105 win over Rockets in Game 2
Another huge night from LaMarcus Aldridge led the Blazers to a 112-105 win over the Rockets.
SI.com   

Hotels I Love: Park Hyatt Tokyo, Japan

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Hotels I Love: Park Hyatt Tokyo, Japan
This recurring column is not “Hotels I Like,” or even “Hotels I Really Like.” It is "Hotels I Love," and I only manage to find ... more

New Net Neutrality Proposals Worry Campaigners

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New Net Neutrality Proposals Worry Campaigners
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler will today present his proposals for net neutrality - which reportedly include the provision that content firms should ... more

How A Car-Crazy Entrepreneur Turned A Lifelong Passion Into A Lifetime Career

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How A Car-Crazy Entrepreneur Turned A Lifelong Passion Into A Lifetime Career
Creative petrolhead Elo customises classic cars from all over the world. He describes how he turned his childhood passion into his lifetime career

James Baldwin, Born 90 Years Ago, Is Fading in Classrooms

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James Baldwin, Born 90 Years Ago, Is Fading in Classrooms
James Baldwin, author of “Go Tell It on the Mountain” and “Going to Meet the Man,” was born 90 years ago this year, leading some ... more
NYT > Arts   

Cuts to grant funding for disabled students will put their studies at risk

published about 2 hours ago
Cuts to grant funding for disabled students will put their studies at risk
Proposed cuts to the Disabled Students' Allowances in 2015 may lead to higher drop-out rates, lower grades and students struggling without support Continue reading...

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
Oddities   

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
Oddities   

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
Oddities   

Andy Summers returns to rock with Circa Zero

The famed guitarist tells Lauren Moraski about his new band and why the Police reunion sparked his return to rock.

Andy Summers on Police reunion: "Never say never"

Guitarist tells Lauren Moraski about his upcoming Police documentary and whether he'll ever reunite with Sting and Stewart Copeland.

Kimye spend over €240,000 on temporary balcony

Kimye spend over €240,000 on temporary balcony
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are spending over €240,000 on a temporary balcony at their wedding venue.

Corrie star denies drink drive charge

Corrie star denies drink drive charge
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox has pleaded not guilty to drink driving.

Former NW Indiana School Official Admits Embezzlement

published less than 1 hour ago
Former NW Indiana School Official Admits Embezzlement
The former business manager for Lake Ridge Schools in Northwest Indiana is admitting he embezzled more than $134,000 from the school district during the same ... more

Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer gene segments in a living cell

Purdue University researchers have developed a way to detect and measure cancer levels in a living cell by using tiny gold particles with tails of ... more

Feds want to regulate cigars, hookah, pipe tobacco, more

FDA proposal would ban sales to minors and require health warning labels and approval for new products

FDA: Ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors

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First batch of proposed federal regulations of booming industry could be followed by more; court challenge coming?

ECB's Draghi says weak inflation could result in broader asset buying

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ECB's Draghi says weak inflation could result in broader asset buying
Ananth BaligaAMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 24 (UPI) -- ECB President Mario Draghi said that weaker than expected inflation in the euro area could see the bank ... more

Report: Mariah Carey spends $118,000 on flight to Cannes Film Festival

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Report: Mariah Carey spends $118,000 on flight to Cannes Film Festival
Evan BleierCANNES, France, April 24 (UPI) -- Mariah Carey reportedly spent $118,000 to book an entire airplane cabin on a British Airways flight to France ... more