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SEE IT: French ‘Spiderman’ scales 500-foot tower

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:53
Serial urban climber Alain Robert stunned onlookers in a Parisian suburb by scaling up the 500-foot Ariane Tower on Thursday.
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Fourth victim dies after South by Southwest crash

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:50
A fourth person has died two weeks after an alleged drunken driver left a path of devastation in his wake when he plowed a sedan through a crowd of revelers at Austin’s annual South by Southwest festival, police said.
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Action Movie Kid: DreamWorks animator turns son into superhero

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:48
Daniel Hashimoto, a DreamWorks animator based in L.A., used his skills to turn his son into a superhero with unfathomably cool powers and gadgets in a series of videos called "Action Movie Kid."
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Wash. woman rescues dog, is charged with theft 

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:40
A pudgy, nearly blind dog chained to a rural Washington state property captured the pity of Judy Camp — and sent her to court after she was accused of stealing the pup.
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Naked singles look for love on 'Adam and Eve' dating show

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:34
A hit Dutch dating show that takes place in a Pacific paradise has all kinds of forbidden fruit.
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'Noah': movie review

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:24
Darren Aronofsky’s "Noah" is most powerful when its title character rages and suffers through what seems to be a suicide mission. Those scenes keep this ambitious Old Testament epic from being a washout.
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Guardianship hearing for Paul Walker’s daughter postponed

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:21
Paul Walker’s mom and former girlfriend reportedly reached a tentative deal this week in their battle over the “Fast & Furious” star’s teen daughter.
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Soldier convicted of killing pregnant wife for benefit money

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:19
Pvt. Isaac Aguigui, 22, of Cashmere, Wash., was convicted Thursday of murdering his 24-year-old wife Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui in 2011 and causing the death of her unborn child. The charges carry an automatic life sentence.
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Movement against standardized testing growing

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 17:03
They are just saying no — to state testing. The revolt against the education overlords in Albany was gathering steam Thursday as parent organizers at Public School 368 in Harlem said they will not subject their kids to the annual English Language Arts (ELA) and math exams that begin next week.
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US couple sentenced for starving adopted daughter

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:50
An American couple charged with starving their 8-year-old adopted daughter to death in the Gulf Arab county of Qatar was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison, a verdict that stunned and shocked the family, according to the couple’s defense lawyer.
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McFadden to NBC, Chang to anchor 'Nightliine'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:45
Cynthia McFadden, who was instrumental in relaunching the high-rated "Nightline" in 2005, has been named NBC’s new as senior legal and investigative correspondent. Juju Chang takes over as "Nightline" co-anchor.
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Miley Cyrus class to be taught at Skidmore College

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:43
A college in upstate New York is offering a summer course on Miley Cyrus and won’t even make students do any class twerk. The Saratogian newspaper reports the course will be offered by Skidmore College, a private liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs.
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Robber asks undercover cop for a ride

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:39
A dopey Florida car thief is behind bars after he tried to hitch a ride with police officer after stealing a car and robbing a house.
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Snooki planning a ‘Gatsby’-themed wedding in New Jersey

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:35
Officials in a northern New Jersey town are discussing whether to allow taping of an MTV show featuring Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s wedding.
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Geraldo Rivera doesn’t owe his former talent agency money in contract dispute

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:32
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment had sued the TV newsman last September, saying he failed to pay the 10% of his contract with Fox News. Rivera successfully argued that his deal was with his agent, Jim Griffin, not the agency.
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Video captures amazing moment a woman hears for the first time

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:31
A video captured the moment 39-year-old Joanne Milne’s cochlear implants were switched on, allowing sounds to flood unchecked into her brain for the very first time.
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Avonte Oquendo’s school broke protocols: city

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:25
School officials violated their own protocols and looked the other way when autistic student Avonte Oquendo waltzed past a security desk and walked out of his Queens school, New York City investigators charged Thursday.
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Montana woman who shoved newlywed husband off cliff sentenced to 30 years

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:20
A nefarious 22-year-old newlywed who shoved her husband of eight days off a majestic Montana cliff was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday for her grisly crime.
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Teen charged for recording rape: cops

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:10
A teenage predator pinned down and raped a woozy 17-year-old girl as his pal recorded the horrific attack on his cellphone, authorities said Thursday.
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Cuse's Ennis to enter NBA draft

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:08
Syracuse freshman point guard Tyler Ennis has announced his intention to put his name in the 2014 NBA draft.
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