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U.S., South Korean Marines storm beach in massive military exercise

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:41
Fear not, however. The elaborate military operation was simply part of a series of staged exercises dubbed Foal Eagle, according to officials.
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Bigfoot hunter admits he lied about killing beast

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:40
The Las Vegas man who proclaimed to have finally tracked and killed the mythical creature, who planned an international tour to reveal the body and promised to finally "shut up" all his detractors once and for all, has admitted to lying for the second time about killing Bigfoot.
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Rapper Benzino shot by nephew en route to mom's funeral

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:34
A Massachusetts funeral came with a bizarre epitaph: Arrest in peace. A relative of hip-hop producer Benzino was busted Saturday for shooting the reality show star as they drove to his late mother’s Massachusetts sendoff, according to WHDH-TV in Boston.
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Firefighters find gunshot victim after dousing fire in Brooklyn

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:31
Firefighters battling a blaze inside a Brooklyn apartment found a man inside the home shot in the head — one of two gunshot victims discovered at the building Sunday, cops said.
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At least 78 dead of ebola virus in Guinea

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:25
Health authorities in the West African nation of Guinea say at least 78 people now have died after contracting the Ebola virus.
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Mom cuffed for drunken crash that killed her 2 kids

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:23
A Texas woman was cuffed for drunken driving and manslaughter after cops say she crashed her speeding SUV into a pair of parked cars, killing two of her children and hurting two more.
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Queens roofer ripping off homeowners with fake repairs

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:08
A crooked contractor is preying on homeowners in Queens, promising to make roof repairs while just spraying gray paint over spots. The con is relatively simple: The bogus contractor approaches the targeted homeowner, claiming to notice major damage on their roof while working on a neighboring property.
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Repairs begin at decaying Harlem housing project

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:00
Repairs to a decrepit Harlem housing project are underway five years after the city promised construction would be complete — and 15 years after the project was announced. The A. Phillip Randolph Houses include 36 historic 1890-era tenement buildings on 114th St. slated to be redeveloped into affordable and public housing ---making it the largest mixed-finance development in Housing Authority history.
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‘Frozen’ becomes top-grossing animated film ever

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:57
Disney's hit film "Frozen" has become the top-grossing animated film in box office history, the studio said on Sunday as the musical topped $1 billion in global sales. The film has sold $398.4 million worth of tickets at domestic (U.S. and Canadian) theaters since opening on November 27 on the eve of the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.
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Wilbekin leads Florida into Final Four with win over Dayton

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:57
The Florida Gators are first yet again this season. Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half, and Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win Saturday night over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers in the South Region final.
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Play Ball! Padres rally to top Dodgers on Opening Night

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:54
Seth Smith hit a tying homer leading off the eighth and Chris Denorfia singled home two runs to give the San Diego Padres a 3-1 victory against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in baseball’s North American opener Sunday night.
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Scouting the 2014 Yankees

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:51
One thing is certain for the 2014 Yankees: We won’t have to talk about A-Rod this season. But with so much turnover in this lineup (Ellsbury, Roberts, Johnson and Beltran) and young untested pitching (Tanaka, Pineda) there is still plenty to chat about. The Daily News picked the brains of some of the AL’s top players and managers to get their thoughts on the Bombers this year.
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Du Pont heir dodged prison for raping 3-year-old daughter

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:48
A du Pont family heir who pleaded guilty nearly six years ago to raping his 3-year-old daughter was never put behind bars because a Delaware judge ruled he “would not fare well” in prison, court records show.
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Texas man ticketed after sending penis picture with job application

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:48
Top job-seeking tip number one: Don't send in a snap of your penis with your application. That's what a Texas man reportedly did this week - and he ended up being ticketed for obscene display or distribution as a result.
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Talkin’ Jeter: Rivals and teammates recall memories of Derek

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:47
Friends and foes alike recall Derek Jeter's career in Yankees pinstripes.
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Hunt on for security guard who beat, killed pregnant woman

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:44
Authorities in Texas are on a manhunt for a violent thug who allegedly beat a pregnant cleaning woman to death while robbing a strip club where he once worked.
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Nolan agrees to 3-year Sabres extension

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:41
Buffalo Sabres interim coach Ted Nolan will oversee the team’s rebuilding plans beyond this season after signing a three-year contract extension on Monday. The team lifted Nolan’s “interim” tag from his title by announcing the signing on its Twitter page.
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Hypnotic car vent filmed spinning at lightning speed (VIDEO)

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:34
Does it come as standard? A crazy car vent has set the Web alight after it was filmed spinning weirdly out of control. Hypnotic footage that shows the plastic duct whizzing around with a mind of its own has gone viral.
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Benzino speaks after being shot by nephew: 'blood doesn't mean it's love'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:34
Despite having a bullet still lodged in his shoulder after being shot at on Saturday, rapper Benzino says he's not upset about the accused shooter being his nephew.
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Porn star Melissa Midwest drops from suit

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:19
A former porn star known as Melissa Midwest is being dropped from a multibillion-dollar class action lawsuit against after asking out of the bombshell case, court papers show.
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