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Facebook goes high-tech with DeepFace

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 16:07
Facebook tested new facial recognition software that can place faces with a 97.25% accuracy — only .28% less than a real person.
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Man shoots self in NJ hospital

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 16:07
A man shot himself inside a Woodbury, N.J., hospital on Thursday. The man walked into the Emergency Room area of Inspira Hospital in Woodbury, outside Philadelphia, just before noon, reported local station WPVI-TV.
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Friendless boy gets one-day hockey contract

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:56
A Michigan boy with disabilities who didn't want to celebrate his birthday because he has no friends is now a professional hockey player. Well, a one-day pro, anyway.
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Four gunmen storm posh hotel in Afghanistan

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:18
Four gunmen were killed Thursday after they opened fire in a luxury hotel frequented by foreigners in Kabul, Afghanistan. No one was injured in the wild attack on the upscale Serena hotel, a senior Afghan official said, speaking anonymously because the shooting is ongoing.
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Scammers collected unemployment checks while working: authorities

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:04
The arrests of the 18 alleged scammers was announced Thursday by Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.
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Bernie Madoff dislikes de Blasio's financial vision for city

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:59
It’s a tale of the 1% city for Bernie Madoff. The convicted swindler, cooling his heels in a North Carolina federal prison camp, is no fan of the progressive financial policies and vision touted by Mayor de Blasio.
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SEE IT: Soccer player left a bloody mess in Champions League

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:55
Zenit St. Petersburg left it all on the field in Wednesday's Champions League elimination against Borrusia Dortmund - including a big puddle of blood, courtesy of defender Tomas Hubocan.
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Emma Stone cries over Spice Girl Mel B's message

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:52
As a Spice Girls fan, Emma Stone is no wannabe. The "Amazing Spider-Man 2" star, 25, was interviewing with Australia 2Day FM's Merrick Watts and Sophie Monk while promoting her new film when she got the news that Mel B. of the Spice Girls had hoped to be at the sit down.
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's new nanny's name revealed

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:46
The royal family has welcomed an addition to their clan. Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo is the new nanny for Kate Middleton and Prince William’s little one, a palace rep told Us Weekly.
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Obama returns to ‘Ellen DeGeneres,’ talks selfie, health care

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:40
President Obama returned to the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Thursday but didn't bring his dance moves this time. He did, however, come prepared with a gentle shot aimed at the popular comedian, who earlier this month outdid Obama with a selfie photograph she took while hosting the Academy Awards.
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Makeup-free women raise $1.6 million cancer group

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:39
"Selfies" aren't just about self-promotion anymore. In little more than a day, a British cancer charity has raised nearly $2 million in online donations by encouraging women to post photos of themselves wearing no makeup.
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How low wages hurt women

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:34
Rivera: Women’s History Month is an opportunity to celebrate the advances women have made in society over the decades despite government resistance, the glass ceiling and the appalling fact that we still earn far less than a man doing the same job.
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Starbucks will expand booze sales nationwide

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:19
Starbucks plans to turn more of its cafes into a destination for beer and wine in the evenings. The coffee company says it is looking to expand alcohol sales to "thousands of select stores" over the next several years, although it didn't provide details on an exact timeline.
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Video Game Review: Infamous: Second Son

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:16
I've always wondered what it would be like to be a mutant. And I've played plenty of video games that tried to let me feel like one. But few do it as effectively as Sony's Infamous: Second Son.
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Giuliana Rancic slams Russell Crowe: 'He was so mean to me'

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:16
Giuliana Rancic has interviewed scores of celebrities, but an exchange with Russell Crowe is etched in her memory, and not in a good way.
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Do you remember your first tweet?

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:15
To celebrate its eighth birthday, the social network launched a “First Tweet” website to let users step back in time and see the first message they ever posted on the social network.
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Midlife crisis may be earlier than you think: study

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:13
The concept of the "midlife crisis" has been around for quite some time, yet whether it was an actual thing or just an excuse for people to tool around in sports cars has remained unclear.
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Oprah Winfrey’s 'Oprah Chai' tea is headed to Starbucks

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:09
Starbucks Corp will add a celebrity blend to its big tea push when it debuts "Oprah Chai," a tea-based drink created by media mogul Oprah Winfrey.
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Tigers shortstop Iglesias out 4 to 6 months

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:07
Jose Iglesias will be out four to six months because of stress fractures in both legs. The Detroit Tigers shortstop was examined by Dr. Thomas Clanton, a foot and ankle specialist on Tuesday, and is scheduled to be reevaluated in four months.
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Pistorius mansion on auction block

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:04
Fallen Olympian and accused murderer Oscar Pistorius is selling his home, also known as the crime scene of his girlfriend’s murder, to pay for his mounting legal bills.
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