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Pterosaurs take flight at NYC museum

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:53
Pterosaurs conquered the skies when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Now they're soaring back to Manhattan. The American Museum of Natural History will launch the largest exhibition about these "winged lizards" — the closest we've come to real-life dragons — on Saturday.
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Woman didn't know she was pregnant before giving birth

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:47
That was no stomach ache. It was a baby. A Connecticut woman claimed she did not know she was pregnant before giving birth to her second child over the weekend. Jennifer Scollin, of Seymour, told the Stamford Advocate she has a 4-year-old daughter, and knows what it feels like to carry a child.
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Boy Scouts fire openly gay troop leader

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:45
The Boy Scouts of America kicked an openly gay troop leader from its ranks Monday, citing a policy that prevents adults from “deliberately injecting” their sexuality into the organization.
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Miley Cyrus 'attacks' Avril Lavigne in prank

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:26
Avril Lavigne wants Miley Cyrus to know there's only room for one famous pop star in Canada. The Canadian-born singer jokingly argues with Cyrus regarding that title in a new Instagram video.
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WATCH: Derek Jeter gets retirement advice from seniors in new MTV2 show

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:23
Derek Jeter figures to get plenty of advice from former teammates such as Mariano Rivera and Jorge Posada on how to handle retirement, but they won’t be the only ones. On the new MTV2 show “Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave,” which premieres Tuesday night at 11 p.m.
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Farrah Abraham writing trilogy of erotic novels

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:21
Former reality star Farrah Abraham is adding "erotic novelist" to her resume. The "Teen Mom" star, 22, announced the details of her forthcoming romantic trilogy on Tuesday.
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Popular teens get picked on, too: study

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:20
From teen movies to the halls of real high schools, the popular kids tend not to elicit much sympathy. And that's a problem, say researchers behind a new study that finds teens in the highest social circles are about as likely to be bullied as their less-popular peers.
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Chick-fil-A beats KFC for top chicken chain

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:18
Chick-fil-A widened its lead over rival KFC as the No. 1 chicken chain in the U.S. last year.
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New Michael Jackson album 'Xscape' to be released in May

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:18
Nearly five years after Michael Jackson's death he's still releasing new music. The King of Pop's latest musical installment, "Xscape," is due out in May with preorders available on iTunes starting Tuesday, Epic Records announced Monday.
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Ortiz takes selfie with Obama as Bosox visit White House

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:08
President Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and resilience” in the wake of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing.
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Murder conviction in killing of H.S. hoops star

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:07
A 23-year-old Harlem man was convicted of second-degree murder Tuesday in the 2011 shooting of Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy, a standout basketball player at Murry Bergtraum High School.
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Starbucks brings back sliced cake loaves

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:43
Some regulars of the coffee chain complained after many stores got rid of the sliced cake loaves in favor of upscale La Boulange pastries, but a spokeswoman for Starbucks said the treats will be reintroduced ‘in coming weeks.’
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Lime shortage, skyrocketing prices linked to Mexican drug cartel

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:35
In the U.S., which receives more than 95% of its limes from Mexico, there are sky-high prices and a shortage of the little green citrus fruit. It's bad news for margarita drinkers, Mexican restaurants and bars that serve limes as garnishes.
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Houston Rockets harassed gay food worker: suit

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:17
A Brooklyn food server claims in a lawsuit that he was taunted with anti-gay slurs by Houston Rockets basketball players while setting up a buffet in their locker room at Barclays Center last year.
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Obama has not decided on Pollard release: White House

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:16
The White House says President Barack Obama has not made a decision on whether to release convicted spy Jonathan Pollard. People familiar with Mideast peace talks say the United States is talking to Israel about releasing Pollard early from his life sentence as an incentive to the Israelis to keep the troubled negotiations with the Palestinians afloat.
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Duke's Wojciechowski taking over at Marquette

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:13
Marquette has hired Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski as its next men’s basketball coach, said a person familiar with the situation.
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Man threatens Lufthansa flight crew with broken razor

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:52
BERLIN — Police say a Lufthansa plane was diverted after a passenger being deported from Germany threatened the cabin crew with a broken razor blade.
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'Dom Hemingway': Movie review

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:49
When you name your movie “Dom Hemingway” and then require the titular antihero to repeatedly declare, “I am Dom Hemingway!” the filmmakers must be very confident that there is something special about their character. Too bad there isn’t.
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Jude Law trades heartthrob hunks for key characters

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:47
Jude Law — and his hairline — are a long way from “The Talented Mr. Ripley.”
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Vintage guitar could fetch $2 million in NYC

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:41
You'll need the cash of a rock star to pluck this acoustic guitar from its hard-shelled case. Bidding on the 1930 Martin OM-45 Deluxe will start at $875,000 but it's expected to reach between $1.75 million and $2 million Thursday.
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