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  1. Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Wichita Eagle

    The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press.

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  2. Rio unveils 2016 Olympic mascotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mercury

    ... & Esquindim, and Vinicius & Tom. The official names will be announced on December 14, 2014 On show ... The Rio Olympic Games have their mascot, a yellow feline animal representing Brazil's rich fauna and wildlife, while the Paralympic Games mascot ...

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  3. Gambit's 2014 Fall Bar Guide: AlgiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Best of New Orleans

    ... music. There's a pool table, dartboards and outdoor seating. The bar is dog-friendly, and there's food during football games. Open daily. Smoking allowed. No food. Vine and Dine 141 Delaronde St., (504) 361-1402; www.vine-dine.com Wine Bar The bar ...

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  4. The Marvels of the RebusRead the original story

    Monday | Psychology Today

    Puzzle crazes have occurred throughout history. In modern times, examples are crosswords, Sudoku, and the Rubik's Cube.

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  5. Gambit's 2014 Fall Bar Guide: Lakeview/LakefrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Best of New Orleans

    ... There is live music on some Fridays and 75-cent raw oysters and drink specials during New Orleans Saints games. The restaurant menu features seafood fried, boiled or broiled, oysters on the half-shell, sandwiches, steak, chicken and more. Open ...

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  6. Gambit's 2014 Fall Bar Guide: New Orleans EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Best of New Orleans

    Visions Men's Club 4000 Downman Road, 240-0069; www.visionsmensclub.com ; @visionsmc Gentlemen's Club Visions is known for its live entertainment, and a one-of-a-kind bar layout puts every customer in front of the stage where dancers perform. There's also video poker and pool, and hot lunches are available Monday through Saturday.

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  7. Re: Turing test, a worth persuit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | InformationWeek

    And even Watson winning at Jeopardy doesn't make it intelligent. But let's face it, computers are getting smarter.

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  8. Norwegian prodigy retains World Chess championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The China Post

    Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen retained his title as World Chess Champion on Sunday, defeating rival Viswanathan Anand for the second year in a row. The 23-year-old world number one beat India's Anand, title-holder of the championship from 2007 to 2013 when he was dethroned by Carlsen, in two of 11 games of the competition, with the others ending in draws.

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  9. Facebook HQ's amusement park Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SFGate

    ... business pop-up featuring SOL Republic headphones on the Facebook campus Nov. 12, 2014 in Menlo Park, Calif. Board games are found in a room in one of the buildings on the Facebook campus Nov. 12, 2014 in Menlo Park, Calif. The sink in the Analogue ...

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  10. MPn's New 'Fun View' Available with Betsson GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Isle News

    ... choose from over 100 avatars to display at the tables, including characters from some of Microgaming's popular casino games, such as Thunderstruck II, Immortal Romance, and Fish Party. In addition, Fun View has a selection of beautiful backgrounds, ...

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  11. The Red Sox: 885 Pounds of Baloney in a 500-Pound BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bugs and Cranks

    ... the weird addition, especially for the five years and $90 million that's been tossed around. But a last-place, 20-games-under-.500 season makes GMs do weird things. If I were Ben Cherington? I'd sign Sandoval, leave Ramirez alone and spend that $90 ...

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  12. Dreams to reality: Club explores the potential of 3-D printingRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    Taylor Hornung, a graduate student studying mechanical engineering, rummages through a cardboard box and proudly pulls out a cobalt blue Nittany Lion Shrine, followed by a chess rook and owl figurine. It's a seemingly ordinary assortment of plastic trinkets, yet these objects are not your average baubles.

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  13. Woolwich poker ace wins A 200k in worldwide tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Shopper

    A 21-year-old poker ace from Woolwich scooped a A 200,000 jackpot yesterday in a Texas Hold 'Em tournament lasting a staggering five days. Lithuanian Matas Cimbolas, of Greens End, earns a living competing in various tournaments and said last night's win was the biggest triumph of his five year career.

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  14. Admiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Gazette

    An admiral linked by Navy investigators to counterfeit casino chips denied Sunday that he played any role in making them. Investigation records say his DNA was found on the underside of an adhesive sticker used to alter one of the phony chips, but previously undisclosed emails indicate that the presence of his DNA is not conclusive evidence that he was involved in the fakery.

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  15. Music Trivia App Rock'N'Roll Knowitall Releases Update, Partners With Online Store EMPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PR Log

    Music app Rock'n'Roll Knowitall unveils app update and teams up with EMP for an exciting new competition featuring 300 new questions and multiple prizes. PRLog - Nov. 24, 2014 - LOS ANGELES, Calif.

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  16. American Dreams of EscapeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Commonweal

    I'm betting that Americanah , the discomfiting and captivating 2013 novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is already in the stack of books you plan to devour in the near future. Adichie's story-about immigration, the shifting properties of race, and the ferocity of young love-has notched accolades from just about every book reviewer in the country; it doesn't need my recommendation.

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  17. How Tech Will Make Your Hotel Room Feel Like HomeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Forbes.com

    As the #1 Consumer Electronics company, Samsung Electronics is the global leader in mobile, semiconductor and display technologies. Through our successes with the Galaxy S and the Galaxy Note series, innovations in visual display products, we continuously strive to push the limits of technology to better peoples' lives.

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  18. 2014 CCSCSL Invitational GM LiveRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    ... of 31 wins, 25 draws, 0 loss [77.7%] over 4 Chess Olympiads from 1988 - 2004, all on board 1) - Most Simultaneous Games Played (326 players: 309 wins, 14 draws and 3 losses = 96.93% in 16 hours and 30 minutes) - Most Games Won Simultaneously (309) - ...

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  19. Fabiano Caruana visited CONIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    Fabiano Caruana visited CONI Nov 24, 2014 Top Italian chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana visited the Italian Olympic Sport Committee in Roma, where he met CONI President Mr Giovanni MalagA2. Also present in the meeting were Fabiano's parents, Santina and Luigi, CONI General Secretary Mr Roberto Fabbricini, and the President of the Italian Chess Federation Mr Gianpietro Pagnoncelli .

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  20. Alawi governs Midsayap chessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun-Star

    IBRAHIM Alawi of Marawi City emerged champion in the National Chess Federation of the Philippines -sanctioned 1st Midsayap Open Chess Tournament, organized in celebration of their 78th Founding Anniversary held at the Ace Resto, Poblacion 2, Midsayap, Province of Cotabato, over the weekend. Fifth-seeded Alawi tallied six points to clinch the title in the seven-round Swiss System tournament organized by Midsayap Mayor Romeo D. Arana together with Midsayap Active Chess Excellence President Engr.

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