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  1. Quintet of the Americas to Present in Pursuit of Freedom Concert on Mother's DayRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Quintet of the Americas will present In Pursuit of Freedom, a special Mother's Day program honoring Maya Angelou on Sunday, May 10 - 3:30 PM at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E. 10th Street in New York, NY. The program will feature music and poetry for and by Maya Angelou and others related to the African-American experience and the In Pursuit of Freedom exhibition at Brooklyn Historical Society.

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  2. Stephen Baldwin introduced daughter Hailey to Justin BieberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | SFGate

    Actor Stephen Baldwin is responsible for his daughter Hailey's friendship with troubled pop star Justin Beiber because he introduced the pair when they were kids. Bieber has been spending a lot of time with 18-year-old model Hailey in recent months, prompting rumors of a romance, but the singer has insisted they are just longtime friends.

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  3. Quintet of the Americas to Present in Pursuit of Freedom Concert on Mother's DayRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Quintet of the Americas will present In Pursuit of Freedom , a special Mother's Day program honoring Maya Angelou on Sunday, May 10 - 3:30 PM at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E. 10th Street in New York, NY. The program will feature music and poetry for and by Maya Angelou and others related to the African-American experience and the In Pursuit of Freedom exhibition at Brooklyn Historical Society .

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  4. Eddie Redmayne touches down at JFK with wife Hannah BagshaweRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Daily Mail

    Still in the honeymoon phase, Eddie Redmayne beamed on Friday as he touched at JFK Airport alongside his wife Hannah Bagshawe. Journeying through the terminal, the 33-year-old led the way as his better half followed closely behind him as they continued their jet setting lifestyle as newlyweds.

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  5. invisibility cloakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | RedOrbit

    In a diffusive light-scattering medium, light moves on random paths. A normal object casts a shadow, an object with an invisibility cloak does not.

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  6. Kate Atkinson's New Novel Celebrates the Greatest GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Wall Street Journal

    A little over two years ago, Kate Atkinson published the enormously popular, conceptually tricky novel "Life After Life." It told the story of Ursula Todd, whose upbringing in rural England in the start of the 20th century was ordinary but for one detail: Like a character in a video game, she is reincarnated after death, fated to endlessly begin her existence again from the moment of birth.

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  7. Preview: Orange is the New Black creator Piper Kerman visits Winspear's Unique Lives seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Edmonton Journal

    Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black, visits Edmonton as part of the Unique Lives and Experiences lecture series at the Winspear Centre May 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $40 to $94 per adult, available at the box office, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Sq., by phone at 780-428-1414 or online at winspearcentre.com Piper Kerman is the author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison, a memoir chronicling her experience being incarcerated for her role in a drug operation. An upcoming guest in the Winspear Centre's Unique Lives and Experiences lecture series, she spoke to the Journal about her book and the hit Netflix series it inspired.

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  8. Taylor Schilling disses celebrity obsessed 'Kim Kardashian culture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Orange is the New Black star Taylor Schilling made one thing very clear during her interview with Elle Canada: she does not want to be like Kim Kardashian. Schilling, who portrays Piper Chapman on the hit Netflix show loosely based off of Piper Kerman's memoir of the same name, said she doesn't want anything to do with the celebrity culture.

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  9. Stephen King and Gillian Flynn Win 2015 Edgar AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Writerswrite.com's Writer's Blog

    Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King won the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Novel. The 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards were announced at a banquet in New York City on April 29th.

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  10. Kate Atkinson's brilliant followup to Life After LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Canada.com

    I'm not sure I can give this book the praise it deserves. Gobsmacked - and in a good way - is the first word that comes to mind, rapidly followed by masterpiece.

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  11. NY jury finds ex-Goldman programer Aleynikov guilty of code theftRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The jury said it had reached a split decision, finding Sergey Aleynikov guilty on only one count of stealing "secret scientific material" from Goldman. They were unable to reach a verdict on another similar count and acquitted Aleynikov on a count of unlawful duplication.

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  12. Flash Boys' Programmer Convicted in Goldman Code Theft CaseRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | The Washington Post

    Aleynikov, whose travails helped inspire Michael Lewis's "Flash Boys," acknowledged that he breached Goldman Sachs policy by downloading the code to his home computers. While Aleynikov's attorney, Kevin Marino, argued that taking the code wasn't illegal even if it violated bank policy, jurors decided it was a crime.

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  13. Law Firm Selects 'Some of My Best Friends are Black' for its One Book, One Firm SeriesRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | PR Log

    ... a Diversity Book Club that offers year-round reading and discussion opportunities of fiction and non-fiction works. Books selected for this series have included "The Zookeeper's Wife," "America's Boy," "Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to ...

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  14. The Top 10 Best-Selling Products In HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Benzinga

    With some Apple Inc. enthusiasts arguing that the Apple Watch will end up as one of the most successful products of all time, here's a look at the kind of competition the watch is up against, according to 24/7 Wall St. Toyota Motor Corp 's Corolla is the best-selling car model in history, selling more than 40 million units since its introduction in 1966. J.K. Rowling's smash-hit book series is the highest-selling series of all time, with over 450 million units sold.

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  15. Miss America, Alan Cumming Honored by Safe HorizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Forward

    "When you are silent for a very long time, it comes back and bites you in the ass" Alan Cumming Tony Award winning actor-producer-activist told the guests at Safe Horizon's April 38 Champion Awards Dinner at New York's Grand Hyatt. The largest victims' services agency in the United States, Safe Horizon presented "Great Scot" Cumming with its Humanitarian Award.

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  16. 'Blart' Attack: Peter Travers on Worst Movies of AprilRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | RollingStone

    It's officially May: Flowers are blooming, and the weather is warm. But Peter Travers isn't spreading any sunny vibes in his April Scum Bucket round-up.

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  17. Verity Johnson: Strip-club outing reveals all - an underwhelming scene more misery than magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The New Zealand Herald

    What was it like? Well, I was reminded of my late 90s school discos. Only with fewer asthma inhalers and more nipples.

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  18. Peter Nimmer: A People on the Move spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Business Journal

    Peter Nimmer has been hired by Shorewood's Police Commission to serve as the village's new police chief. He will be sworn in and officially start his duties May 18. He has nearly two decades of law enforcement experience including more than 10 years of supervisory experience.

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  19. Watch Bernie Sanders' First Press Conference as a Presidential CanidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Stranger

    After announcing his candidacy , Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, held a brief press conference to provide an outline of the issues he is to push during his presidential run. I want to first point out, however, that none of these issues are really socialist.

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  20. Newsmakers: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Elizabeth Warren, 65, was elected to the United States Senate on Nov. 6, 2012. She was law professor for nearly 20 years at Harvard Law School, where she specialized in work on the financial pressures facing middle class families.

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