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Chinatown skin infection cases double

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:55
Cases of a rare skin infection have doubled among New Yorkers who handle fish from Chinese markets. The city Health Department has identified 66 cases of people infected from touching live or raw seafood in Chinatown markets across the city.
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First look at ‘Girl Meets World’ cast photo

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:49
Cory and Topanga are back to navigating the trials of teen life – only this time it’s for their seventh grade daughter.
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Woman kidnapped, beaten and forced to be a hooker

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:48
A woman kidnapped outside the Port Authority Bus Terminal was rescued in Utah after a terrifying 2,000-mile trip where she was forced to turn tricks along the way.
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Democracy will thrive post-McCutcheon

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:43
Gora: Some have claimed that today’s 5-to-4 Supreme Court campaign finance decision will open the floodgates of campaign donations, which will pollute our politics and destroy our democracy. Those critics made similar predictions when the Citizens United decision came down four years ago, and they were wrong.
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Kevin Spacey explains why he wouldn't play Johnny Carson

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:42
Kevin Spacey isn't angling to play Johnny Carson in the new NBC miniseries about the "Tonight Show" legend, despite his excellent impression of the beloved talk show host.
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Chicago college student helps collar creep who raped and beat classmate in dorm shower

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:33
A University of Illinois at Chicago freshman is being hailed a hero after he rescued a fellow student and subdued her attacker, who choked, raped and nearly killed the woman while she showered in their dorm, police say.
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A's pitcher plots April Fools' prank over 15 months

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:28
Like any good prankster, Sean Doolittle began plotting his stunt early. The bearded Oakland relief pitcher shocked some of his 25,000-plus Twitter followers when he shared a picture of his clean-shaven face while writing, “After the game last night, I decided it was time for a change.
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Travel with advanced parole is safe for permanent residence applicant

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:07
Q: My application for permanent residence is pending. Is safe for me to travel with advanced parole? I came here as a visitor in 2001 and never left. I married a U.S. citizen and I submitted my application for adjustment of status to permanent resident.
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Charla Nash, mauled by chimp, denied right to sue Conn. for $150M

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:59
A Connecticut woman mauled nearly to death by a friend’s pet chimpanzee in 2009 has lost her bid to sue the state for $150 million in damages. Charla Nash says she’s “heartbroken” Wednesday after the Judiciary Committee voted 35-3 to uphold a decision last year by a state claims commissioner, who rejected her request to sue.
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Company responsible for WTC security has hired former FBI director’s firm to fix recent security lapses

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:58
The Durst Organization has hired blue-chip firm run by former FBI director Louis Freeh to help close security holes at 1 World Trade Center.
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Pa. mom: ‘crazy voices’ drove me to drown kids

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:56
A Pennsylvania woman claimed “crazy voices” told her to sit on her two children in a bathtub — drowning her 3-year-old son and leaving his 6-year-old brother critically injured, police said.
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Judge halts Texas executions over drug secrecy

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:51
HOUSTON — A federal judge on Wednesday halted two executions in Texas, declaring that the state’s prison system must disclose to defense attorneys more information about the supplier of a new batch of lethal-injection drugs.
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Willie Nelson’s armadillo returned after being kidnapped

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:48
A stuffed armadillo that serves as an on-stage mascot for country music legend Willie Nelson has been returned after being kidnapped from a Las Vegas-area show.
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Blackhawks lose Toews until playoffs

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:47
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews will miss the rest of the regular season with an upper-body injury.The team said Wednesday that coach Joel Quenneville expects Toews to be “100 percent” for the playoffs.
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Cincinnati dad who killed daughter in accidental shooting gets 6 years in prison

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:41
CINCINNATI — A Cincinnati man pleaded guilty to the accidental shooting death of his 11-year-old daughter during a drunken fight with the girl’s mother and was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison.
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Johansson stars as super-powered drug mule in 'Lucy'

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:35
Scarlett Johansson's newest superhero role makes her Black Widow look like a cream puff. The first trailer for writer and director Luc Besson's "Lucy" — starring Johnsson as a drug mule who gains super powers after the package in her stomach starts leaking — hit the Internet with the force of a punch to the head.
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Opting in to enthusiasm for the Common Core tests

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:30
Peiser: With the New York State English Language Arts exam this week, there have been stories galore about how a growing group of parents, concerned about the pressures of the state tests, are opting their children out from taking them.
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Cop who shot Hofstra student cleared of wrongdoing

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:21
Nassau County officer Nikolas Budimlic "acted accordingly" when he opened fire, killing not only the armed suspect but 21-year-old Andrea Rebello in May 2013, the Nassau County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
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Worker falls to death at Dream New York hotel in Midtown

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:18
A worker fell to his death from scaffolding outside the Dream New York hotel in Midtown on Wednesday afternoon, plummeting eight stories, cops said.
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'Today's' Willard Scott, 80, marries longtime love

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:15
Willard Scott is a married man! The 80-year-old former weatherman and "Today" show contributor tied the knot in Fort Myers, Fla., with longtime girlfriend Paris Keena Tuesday.
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