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40 min ago | Examiner.com

Garmin vivofit fitness band

From the makers of one of the most popular gps devices on the market, comes the Garmin vA vofit .

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3 hrs ago | The Village Voice

In Carriage Horse Fight, the Daily News Is Really Having Trouble Keeping Fact and Opinion Separate

On April 16, the New York Daily News announced they were wading into the carriage horse fight full-force, " launching a campaign to save the city's beloved carriage horses," as an editorial published that day put it.

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Related Topix: New York Daily News, Animal Rights

7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

6 killed, 9 missing in avalanche on Everest

An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to climb the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine missing, officials said.

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Related Topix: Avalanche

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CiteULike

Prefrontal white matter in pathological liars

The British Journal of Psychiatry , Vol. 187, No. 4. , pp. 320-325, doi:10.1192/bjp.187.4.320 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Currant, Nev.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 18 miles from Currant, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Cedar City, UT

The Post-Standard

Port Jervis man found guilty of killing girlfriend, trying to cover up murder with arson

An Orange County man has been found guilty of slashing his girlfriend's throat then setting a fire to cover up the killing.

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Related Topix: Port Jervis, NY, Orange County, NY, Middletown, NY

Examiner.com

Heartbleed arrest: Teen computer geek arrested for exploiting Heartbleed bug

Visitors this week to the Canada Revenue Agency website were greeted with a message saying the site had shut down because of the Heartbleed bug.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Canada,

Gymnastics Coaching

imperfect 10s

Over the 2014 season , judges awarded 27 perfect 10s while roughly 60 routines earned a score of 9.975, meaning a score of 10 was awarded by one of the two judges present.

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Rediff.com

15 Steve Job quotes that will change your life

But his life was not a smooth sailing boat. He had his own share of failures. He had to quit the company that he built with his own hands, and then start his life all over again from practically nothing.

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Examiner.com

First aid for heat stroke in cats

It's a little early to be worrying abut heat stroke; but summer will come fast and cat do enjoy the nice weather very much.

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Related Topix: Weather

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Code Project

How to find the largest of 3 numbers

Wait, if you are like man, what the hell? This is a silly program and you're like we all have done it in our college or school.

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Examiner.com

Truck driver guilty of manslaughter in fatal bus crash case

A Long Island man who prosecutors charged was high on Valium when was involved in a fatal crash with a school bus - that resulted in the bus driver's death and injuries to an aide on board - was convicted Wednesday on manslaughter and assault charges.

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Queerty

Alabama Woman Charged With Murder After Shooting Son's Boyfriend In The Back

Family tensions boiled over at an Alabama truck stop Monday night when 51-year-old Anita T. Hill shot and killed her gay son's boyfriend of four years.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Yahoo!

Man charged with marathon hoax due in court

The mother of a man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings says her son has a mental disorder.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Naples Daily News

Letter: Stop saying that

Patsy Hanson, Naples Stop saying that Why do you continue to publish the distortions and half-truths espoused by guest columnist John Grant and his ilk? Already subscribe to Naples Daily News? Unlimited access to Naples Daily News on the web, your smartphone and tablet is included with your subscription.

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Examiner.com

No room for a fireplace? Try a media console

If you've ever wanted a fireplace but realize you have no room for one as you stare at your TV housed in a large entertainment center, think again.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Tiffany Dail sands a platform as volunteers work o

Tiffany Dail sands a platform as volunteers work on building a KaBoom playground for Child Haven Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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CiteULike

My body is a cage: mechanisms and modulation of plant cell growth

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The Free Press

Farmland fight sheds little light

Detailed debate on changes to the Agricultural Land Commission got underway in the legislature last week, while protesters played to urban voters outside.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, Opinion

Castanet.net

5 killed at house party

Police say a person who had fled from the home was arrested with the help of a canine unit and later taken to hospital for treatment of dog bite injuries.

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