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News on IGN Entertainment (Ticker: NWSA) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | IPod Observer

Apple, Samsung Sign on for CTIA's Smartphone Kill Switch

Apple and Samsung are among the smartphone makers that have agreed to comply with CTIA's guidelines calling for a "kill switch" that renders devices useless if lost or stolen.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google+

8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: News campaigning to save carriage horses

Horse carriage drivers are safe for now, but Mayor de Blasio does have it on his list to ban the 156-year-old industry.

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CJAD

News. Talk. Radio. :: Montreal is back for business: Coderre :

Montreal's mayor sought to convince Manhattan business leaders Tuesday that his administration is moving past the corruption scandals that brought down his two predecessors and have become the "elephant in the room" when trying to lure investment to Canada's second largest city.

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Related Topix: HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

Caribbean News Now!

Wall Street executives arrested in Venezuela bribery scheme

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Interactive Media, FOX News Network

Trend

Turkish finance minister urges social media companies to have offices

Social media firms operating in Turkey should open offices there and pay taxes, authorities said Tuesday, amid a row with Twitter which the Turkish prime minister has branded "tax evaders" Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Twitter

ABC News

Rider Boots Driver, Carjacks SuperShuttle Airport Van

SuperShuttle passengers bound for San Francisco International Airport took a scary detour when one of the riders booted the driver and commandeered the van.

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KTVN Reno

California coastal expanse preserved

A nearly 6,000-acre expanse of coastal land north of Santa Cruz has been preserved after a conservation group donated it to the public.

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Examiner.com

Is The Undertaker dead? WWE wrestler's death is another celebrity death hoax

Is The Undertaker dead? News that WWE wrestler Mark Calaway died on April 11 surfaced on the Internet over the weekend, but fans soon found out it was yet another celebrity death hoax.

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Related Topix: Mark Calaway, James Hellwig

WXLO-FM Worcester

Andy Grammer Plans to Debut Most of His New Album on Summer Tour

Andy Grammer , best known for his hits "Keep Your Head Up" and "Fine By Me," is back with a new single, "Back Home," from his upcoming second album.

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Related Topix: Andy Grammer, Phoenix, AZ

Business Wire

Le Figaro Selects Brightcove Video Cloud to Power Mobile-ready News and Entertainment Channel

According to Le Figaro, nearly a third of its website traffic comes from mobile devices, and Le Figaro is now able to extend the reach of its growing library of self-produced, advertising-supported videos to viewers across mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Brightcove

The Washington Post

WTI Oil Falls With Brent as U.S. Crude Stockpiles Seen Expanding

West Texas Intermediate fell from the highest price in six weeks amid speculation that crude inventories increased in the U.S., the world's biggest oil consumer.

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Related Topix: HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Modesto Bee

California News Digest

Two parolees killed at least four women while wearing GPS trackers, and there may be more victims, a California police chief alleged Monday.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Davis, CA, Chinatown (San Francisco, CA)

The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Officer pleads not guilty to on-duty rape of woman

Geoffrey Graves, a San Jose police officer, appears in court for his arraignment with attorney Darlene Bagley at Santa Clara County Hall of Justice in San Jose, Calif.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA

EDGE

Cleveland Cabbies Protest 'Gay Games' Promotional Campaign

Despite the fact that the 2014 Gay Games promises to bring millions of dollars in tourism revenue to the beleaguered city, Cleveland's cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi's rooftop signs promoting the LGBT sporting event.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Mashable

Dozens in Nigeria Killed After Explosion Rips Through Crowded Bus Station

More than 70 people were killed and 124 were wounded on Monday when an explosion tore through a crowded bus station near Nigeria's capital city of Abuja.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Explosion, Africa, Activism

EDGE

Huckabee Attacks Obama's Position on Same-Sex Marriage

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee lashed out against President Barack Obama for his views on same-sex marriage on an episode of Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" Friday, Mediate reports.

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Related Topix: Huckabee, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian

Patch.com

Designs For The Aging: And Why Are The Insides Of These Bowls Blue?

BY CLIFTON B. PARKER / STANFORD NEWS SERVICE The Stanford Center on Longevity is encouraging innovative designs that improve the lives of older people - including one that could help people with Alzheimer's eat with greater dignity and efficiency.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, San Francisco, CA

Hollywood Reporter

'Everest Jump Live' Date Set by Discovery Channel

The two-hour event will chronicle climber Joby Ogwyn's journey to the summit of Mt.

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Minyanville

Stock Downgrades: Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and Whole Foods

News came last week that the Hotel Carter, an infamous midtown Manhattan flophouse from the Jimmy Carter era, may soon attract big bucks.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Microsoft, Startups, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Pop/Rock, Art Garfunkel, H&R Block

Daily Kos

Open thread for night owls: CNN, Foxaganda relentlessly mislead in climate change coverage

The Union of Concerned Scientists' have published a new report - Science or Spin? Assessing the Accuracy of Cable News Coverage of Climate Science that concludes what you've no doubt already knew: Foxaganda and CNN are card-carrying members of the bullshitting-about-climate-change-brigade.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Interactive Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

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