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Married couples are healthier than singles: study

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:11
Marriage is good for the heart. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans found that married folks are less likely to suffer heart or blood-vessel problems than their divorced, widowed or single counterparts.
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New font on documents would save govt. $400M: teen

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:32
A click of the mouse could save state and federal governments a combined $400 million, a brainy Pittsburgh teen says. Changing fonts from Times New Roman to Garamond on all printed government documents would keep some serious cash in the coffers, the science experiment by Suvir Mirchandani, 14, shows.
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Ex-Giant Ward defends DeSean Jackson, slams ESPN and Eagles

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:10
Pro Bowler DeSean Jackson is taking a beating in the media, but the wide receiver -- who was released by the Eagles Friday amid a report of alleged gang ties -- has a fellow Southern California native in his corner.
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Rangers going with 'Flash and Dash Line'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:09
Chris Kreider underwent surgery Friday for an undisclosed left hand injury, meaning the Rangers' fate in his indefinite absence will rest on a trio ex-Blueshirt Brandon Dubinsky might call 'The Flash and Dash Line.'
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GONZALEZ: Chapter could be ending for embattled Queens library head

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:58
Top city officials — troubled by Daily News revelations about the Queens library director — say the book could soon be closed on his tenure. The News reported on Friday that Thomas Galante moonlighted as a business consultant for a Long Island school district, clocking as many as 53 hours a week.
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Scientists reconstruct faces people are thinking in ‘mind reading’ study

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:42
An astounding new study using brain scanners has demonstrated its ability to blindly reconstruct faces seen in people's thoughts.
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Drunk driver gets 90 days in jail after killing Bronx man

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:40
The mother of a Bronx barber killed by a drunk driver in 2011 sat stone-faced on Friday as the man accused of running down her 23-year-old son was sentenced to only 90 days in jail.
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Meet the Millers! Brothers Sean and Archie both coaching in Elite Eight

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:34
There isn't much time to celebrate a Sweet 16 win. Sean Miller's Arizona team had just survived its West Region semifinal against San Diego State and already he was beginning to organize his thoughts for the 48 hours he'd have to prep his team for Saturday's game with Wisconsin.
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Apartment where Philip Seymour Hoffman died has been rented

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:27
The Bethune St. unit was listed as rented Friday for $10,500-a-month - $505 more than the late actor was paying for it.
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MLB adds better drug tests, longer bans and postseason ineligibility

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:19
Baseball is juicing up its anti-doping program, adding more and better drug tests, longer suspensions and, for the first time, postseason ineligibility for anyone in violation of the rules. The changes come on the heels of 2013’s Biogenesis doping scandal, which showed players were using banned substances without fear of testing positive.
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Selena Gomez subpoenaed for Justin Bieber lawsuit

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:10
Selena Gomez reportedly received a subpoena to testify in a lawsuit claiming ex-beau Justin Bieber kicked a paparazzo in the stomach.
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Long Island model sues for $21 million after slashing by jealous rival at high school: suit

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:05
Jazmin Drain, now 18, says a classmate cut her face last May at Freeport High School, according to her $21 million Brooklyn Federal Court suit
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FBI tried to get Boston Marathon bomber to be informant: attorneys

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:40
The FBI reportedly tried to get accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev to inform on “the Chechen and Muslim community.” That allegation was in a Feb. 28 letter that defense attorneys for Tsarnaev’s younger brother, Dzhokhar, sent to prosecutors, according to new court filing.
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9 hurt in blast, acid spill at Rolls-Royce factory

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:28
Nine workers were injured after an explosion and acid spill at an Indianapolis Rolls-Royce plant released a chemical cloud of nitric acid. The toxic vapor exploded out of a 250-gallon tank during a transfer about 1:30 p.m. Friday, authorities said.
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GM recalling 824,000 more cars linked to defective ignition switch

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:21
The company will add vehicles from the 2008-2011 model years to a recall that initially covered cars only through the 2007 model year.
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BlackBerry stumbles on revenue slump

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:20
Blackberry’s belt-tightening is having an impact, but it may not be enough to counter sliding sales. The struggling smartphone maker on Friday reported a surprisingly small quarterly loss after slashing thousands of jobs and cutting costs.
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Okla. man wades through dump for ring

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:07
Call it trying to find a needle in one smelly haystack. After performing an emergency procedure on a dog this week, animal doctor Gary McNeill noticed his ring was gone. It had fallen into the trash during post-op cleaning and the garbage had already been emptied into the office's Dumpster — which was headed to the dump.
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Ex-Florida A&M band member gets year in jail for hazing

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:03
A circuit judge in Orange County, Fla., sentenced a former member of Florida A&M University's marching band to one year in jail for the death of a drum major during a hazing ritual. Jessie Baskin, 22, is the first of several students to be sentenced for the crime of college hazing and causing the 2011 death of Robert Champion after a football game.
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Park Slope toy store victim of X-rated WiFi

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:59
A Park Slope toy store that doles out haircuts for tots is being undercut by a neighbor with a nasty sense of humor. Brigette Prat, the owner of Lulu’s Cuts & Toys on 5th Ave., said she’s been distraught since discovering an extremely crass WiFi account nearby.
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Obama urges Putin to pull back Russian troops

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 17:53
Obama spoke with the Russian president during a Friday phone call. The U.S. President urged Putin to back his troops off the border.
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