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AFP reporter’s toddler son survives Taliban attack that killed entire family

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:45
The Ahmads were eating a buffet dinner in Kabul when four teenage gunman entered the restaurant and unleashed their fury on the customers. Abuzar survived, but the rest of his family perished in the attack.
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Washington girl, 6, thwarts abduction by fighting back, screams for help

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:43
A 6-year-old girl was nearly abducted from outside her Washington state home — but escaped unharmed after she punched and kicked the creeps before running away.
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Wake Forest hires ex-Kansas All-American Danny Manning

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:41
Danny Manning, the former Kansas star who spent the past two seasons coaching Tulsa, was hired Friday as Wake Forest’s basketball coach. The school will introduce him during a news conference next week on campus in Winston-Salem, N.C.
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Ex-Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson to teach at Harvard

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:22
After years of giving pointers to football players, Alex Ferguson will pass his knowledge along to executives. The former Manchester United manager has been hired by Harvard Business School for a long-term position.
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New trial date set in stalking case tied to Jodi Arias news coverage

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:21
A new trial date has been set in Arizona for a New York man charged with threatening two national TV commentators via Twitter over their coverage of the Jodi Arias case.
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British shoe bomb plotter doesn’t want to come to U.S. to testify against hook-handed terror suspect

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:21
Saajid Badat, who served six years in prison in England, doesn't want to come to America to testify at the upcoming Manhattan Federal Court trial for hook-handed suspect Abu Hamza al-Masri. Badat fears he'd be arrested if he steps foot in the U.S.
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Dan Coats blames Russians for attending wrong Senate hearing

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:15
Senator Dan Coats had a quick explanation for how he ended up speaking at the wrong hearing - the Russians made him do it. The Indiana Republican went to what he thought was an appropriations hearing on the defense budget on Wednesday and was posing an appropriate question on that subject when someone handed him a piece of paper.
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How Xbox Fitness hopes to change the way you work out

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:14
The future of fitness gaming is tucked away in a corner of the Xbox One Marketplace, in a tiny box called “Xbox Fitness.” It’s here that Microsoft has spent the last few months trying to develop something different for the gaming community.
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Man dies in leap from George Washington Bridge

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:02
Police are trying to identify a man who leapt to his death from the George Washington Bridge late Thursday night. The victim, believed to be in his late 50s, was spotted by a fellow pedestrian on the bridge leaping over the rail on the south walkway about 11:10 p.m., officials said.
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NBA power rankings: Despite Thunder sweep, Spurs still No. 1

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:02
The Spurs' franchise-best winning streak is over at 19 games and, of course, the Oklahoma City Thunder was the team to put an end to it. No one gives the Spurs more trouble than Kevin Durant's team. Not even the Miami Heat.
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Letterman's retirement may be mostly due to ratings

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:57
It’s been decades since he was a weatherman, but late-night icon David Letterman’s ability to smell the winds of change remains uncanny. CBS’ “Late Show” host may be getting tired of the same nightly grind, or he may just be grateful to have outlasted his longtime nemesis, Jay Leno — but Letterman’s just-announced retirement may have more to do with how badly he’s being beaten by newly installed “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon.
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Brooklyn man, 30, dies after being hit by van

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:57
The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing Utica Ave. midblock near Foster Ave. in East Flatbush when he was hit by the southbound white van about 5:45 a.m.
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Paula Deen's restaurant at center of N-word scandal closes

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:53
A spokesman for Paula Deen’s family has confirmed that a Georgia restaurant at the center of a lawsuit that left the celebrity chef’s reputation in shambles has closed its doors.
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Paternity leave: necessary or institutionalized wimpery?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:45
Furious baseball fans — fathers and mothers alike — were crying “Foul” after three New York sportscasters mocked Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy for skipping two games this week to be with his newborn baby and wife.
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Johnny Depp explains why he's wearing a ‘chick’s ring’ on engagement finger

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:43
While rumors of their engagement has been big news since January, wtih the couple even hosting a star-studded party to celebrate their upcoming nuptials in March, neither have officially spoken about it ... until now.
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Kidnapping is reminder of Long Island City's gritty past

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:28
IT READ like a scene out of a crime thriller, but for Long Island City residents, the brutal imprisonment and torture of an Ecuadorian businessman inside a secluded warehouse last year served as a reminder of the neighborhood’s gritty past.
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Nigella Lawson barred from boarding flight to Los Angeles

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:20
The beloved “How To Be A Domestic Goddess” author was alone at Heathrow Airport Sunday morning when she was barred from boarding a British Airways flight bound for Tinseltown, according to a Wednesday report.
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Coughlin energized by Giants offseason overhaul

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:19
There has been a $114.75 million offseason overhaul of the Giants’ roster, not to mention a nearly complete retooling of the offensive coaching staff. That all might seem to be a bit much for a 67-year-old coach entering his 11th season with the franchise.
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FBI agents raid Indiana home for artifacts

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:17
FBI agents on Thursday were still removing thousands of artifacts ranging from arrowheads to shrunken heads and Ming Dynasty jade from a house in rural central Indiana. A 91-year-old man amassed the vast collection over several decades, perhaps since he began digging up arrowheads as a child.
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AP photographer killed, reporter wounded in Afghan attack

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:15
KABUL, Afghanistan — A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.
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