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21 min ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for April 24, 2014

Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

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4 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Morning news headlines for April 24, 2014

A national campaign to stop would-be terrorists travelling to Syria will be launched today, following a dramatic rise in the number of people being arrested after going to the war-torn state.

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8 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Beyonce tops Time magazine's list of influential people

Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.org , wrote a tribute to the singer, praising her for " her voice both on and offstage to urge women to be independent and lead."

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12 hrs ago | ABC News

New Yorker Who Faked Drowning Gets 7-Year Sentence

A New York man will spend up to seven years in prison for faking his own drowning in an insurance fraud scheme and other crimes.

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16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Man tries to kill himself after committing murder but is stopped by giant cushion

Kate's all white on the last night: Elegant Duchess goes out in style as royal couple round off their tour Down Under just hours after shock death of Camilla's brother in New York Millionaire Tech CEO filmed hitting and kicking his girlfriend 117 times in brutal 30-minute attack sentenced to just 25 hours community service No shots were had! George ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

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THIS DAY IN 1961: Bob Dylan made his recording debut, playing harmonica on Harry Belafonte's "Midnight Special" album.

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Related Topix: Blues, Muddy Waters, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Country, The Oak Ridge Boys

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Disney News and Disney Star News

Emma Roberts Is A True New Yorker! See Her Style

"American Horror Story" actress Emma Roberts was spotted by her fans and the paparazzi as she was out and about in New York City on April 22, 2014.

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Sunherald.com

A sampling of editorials from around New York

On the surface the plan to transport tar sands oil in rail cars to a terminal at New Windsor, heat it and then load it on barges and ship it down the Hudson River will get all the scrutiny such a complex and potentially hazardous operation requires.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, New Windsor, NY, Newburgh, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Opinion

Silicon Alley Insider

New Yorkers: Brace Yourselves For The Montreal-New York Bagel Hybrid

Fans of New York's fat, doughy bagels swear they're the best in the world. Montreal natives are partial to their city's smaller, wood-oven-baked variety.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, East Village (New York, NY), New York Government

Norwalk Citizen News

New book provides backstage pass to rock history

This book cover image released by Riverhead shows "There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll," by Lisa Robinson.

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, Journalism, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, Punk, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Oxford Times

Camilla's brother dies in New York

The Duchess of Cornwall is "utterly devastated" after her brother died from a s erious head injury sustained in a fall in New York.

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World Magazine

New York church gets legal reinforcements in school rental fight

Churches, synagogues, and religious groups representing thousands of churches across the country filed an amicus brief on Monday in support of the Bronx Household of Faith's challenge to New York City's policy forbidding churches from renting public schools for worship services.

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Erie Times News

E.J. Dionne: Progressivism is back in New York

To say that Mayor Bill de Blasio is unbowed after some difficult moments in his first few months in office is not entirely true.

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Related Topix: New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Lawmakers trying to restrict solitary confinement

This combination image of undated file photos provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections in 2013 shows paroled inmate Evan Spencer Ebel, left, charged with killing two people, including the head of the state's Department of Corrections; Tom Clements, right, after tampering with his monitoring bracelet, authorities say.

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Business Journal

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's return to New York draws Bronx cheer

No one can accuse Gov. Rick Perry of letting harsh words from New Yorkers prevent him from taking his pro-Texas message back to the Big Apple.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Texas, Texas Government, New York Government, US Governors, Rick Perry

Daily Times

Syria calls June 3 presidential election

DAMASCUS: Syria has announced it will hold a June 3 presidential election, expected to return Bashar al-Assad to office, as fresh claims emerged of his regime's use of chemical weapons.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention

The Democratic National Committee has asked Chicago, New York and 13 others to make a pitch to host the presidential nominating convention in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Detroit Free Press

Which U.S. city is the funniest?

A doctor hired by an 85-year-old driver's estate believes he may have died of a heart attack caused... Researchers tracked the 50 largest U.S. cities using a 'humor algorithm,' including how often residents visit Cheezburger comedy sites like Lolcats, the number of native-born famous comedians and the number of funny tweeters, among other measures.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Rock Ambush Causes New Yorker to Miss Dad's Funeral

Tova Richler of New York flew to Israel to attend her father's funeral at the Mount of Olives Friday, but an ambush by local Arabs prevented her from attending it.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, New York Government

Examiner.com

Fifth Avenue Easter Parade is a New York happening

"The photographers will snap us," the line in Irving Berlin's 1933 song, " Easter Parade ," really captures the spirit of the annual Easter Parade on New York's Fifth Avenue.

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