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  1. How a $17-trillion (U.S.) bull market falls short relative to pastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    A tourist mounts the "Charging Bull" statue as he poses for a photo near Wall Street in New York on Jan. 16. A tourist mounts the "Charging Bull" statue as he poses for a photo near Wall Street in New York on Jan. 16. Since the depths of the financial crisis, American investors have seen the value of their stocks balloon by $17-trillion as earnings rose 15-fold. The chief investment officer of Leuthold Group LLC says profits in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index should be 32 per cent higher based on growth rates since the Great Depression.

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  2. Santa Monica considering tough new restrictions on short-term rentalsRead the original story

    13 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    On Tuesday, the City Council is expected to consider an ordinance that would require short-term rental hosts to have a business license and pay taxes. It also would "explicitly make vacation rentals unlawful" and require online hosting services like Airbnb and VRBO to report data to city officials.

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  3. Tigers at Minnesota, Red Wings Host Tampa Bay TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | WHTC

    Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run dinger and drove in three as the Tigers bounced Cleveland from Comerica Park yesterday, 8-6. Detroit opens a three-game series at Minnesota this evening, with David Price taking on Tommy Milone.

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  4. More U.S. military assets on the way to help Nepal earthquake reliefRead the original story

    18 min ago | Washington Times

    The Pentagon said more U.S. military assets are on the way to Nepal on Monday to assist in the aftermath of a massive earthquake that left thousands dead. A second C-17 military aircraft left March Air Reserve Base in California on Monday carrying about 50 personnel, including the Los Angeles Search and Rescue team.

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  5. Kendall Jenner in Vogue shoot after supporting dad Bruce's transition interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Daily Mail

    Back to business! Kendall Jenner flashes leg during Vogue shoot after supporting dad Bruce as he cried on TV about transitioning into a female Her father Bruce Jenner gave the interview of his life on Friday when he revealed to ABC's Diane Sawyer that he was transitioning into a woman. His family - including the Kardashians as well as the Jenners watched the announcement along with the 65-year-old Olympian in a show of support.

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  6. Apple Watch: My In-Store DemoRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | InformationWeek

    The first shipment of Apple Watches reached eager owners on April 24. We stopped at an Apple Store in New York City to test one out. It's official: The Apple Watch has made its public debut.

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  7. Loving Lately, Vol. 1Read the original story

    45 min ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Last week we purchased a Bond Membership for a local neighborhood pool and I am so excited to for Memorial Day weekend to roll around so we can enjoy a fresh dip. While some may despise the rain, and I can too after a few straight days of downpours, this whole a stormy day here and a bright and sunny day there has been amazing and has come at the perfect time.

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  8. DePaul University to Stage Two World Premiere ProductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    New work will take center stage this spring, as The Theatre School at DePaul University offers two world premiere productions in Lincoln Park to conclude the conservatory's 2014-15 season. Chicago playwright Laura Jacqmin's We're Going to Be Fine will feature the Master of Fine Arts in Acting candidates in the Class of 2015, and Theatre School student Jared Hecht will debut his play Video Galaxy.

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  9. Infrastructure Week 2015 scheduled for May 11-15Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CE News

    More than 60 national and regional infrastructure and transportation advocacy groups are set to participate in Infrastructure Week 2015, to be held the week of May 11-15, 2015. Infrastructure Week 2015 is a series of events in Washington, D.C., and around the country that will raise awareness of the lack of investment in America's infrastructure from surface and air transportation to broadband networks - which has left the United States less globally competitive and riddled with potholes, aging water pipes bursting once every two minutes, outdated transit and lengthening travel delays.

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  10. James Beard Foundation Honors Nation's Top Food Writers, Broadcasters And HostsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forbes.com

    I am a Chicago-based freelance writer, covering cocktails, food, travel, and adventures of all kinds. My work has appeared in USA Today Travel, Fortune.com and Midwest Living.

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  11. 5 Hit Movies You Can Visit This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forbes.com

    Instead of using a phone book to prop me up in my high chair, my parents used old OAGs. That's the Official Airline Guide, the thick directory that contained all of the airline schedules before computers took over.

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  12. Philly's Rasheed Bailey a D-III receiver who caught NFL scouts' eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Philly.com

    LIKE ANY PLAYER on a high school football field, Rasheed Bailey used to harbor those big thoughts. He'd catch himself daydreaming about playing in large, loud college football stadiums at Penn State, Ohio State, Michigan, Oregon, Notre Dame.

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  13. The Best And Worst Airlines For Summer 2015 Vacation TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm director of the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School at Arizona State. I'm also author of the Forbes eBook Curbing Cars: America's Independence From The Auto Industry.

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  14. Stephen Colbert on Life as an ImprovRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Connect.educause.edu

    Stephen Colbert is a compelling commencement speaker. If he were to tweet his advice to graduates this year, it might read something like this: Follow your dreams.

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  15. Will Mexico Become The Most Important E-Commerce Market In Latin America?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am a Latin America focused analyst and writer. I split my time between New York City and Mexico City.

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  16. Beautiful People 2015: Film & TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Paper Magazine

    Photo by Stella Berkofsky; Ellar wears pants and coat by GANT, sweater by Howlin and a knit by Pari Desai ; Styling by Tiff Horn, grooming by Hayley Farrington; Location: BOXeight Studios Ellar Coltran e With the accolades surrounding Boyhood -- the Oscar-nominated family epic that Richard Linklater shot around Texas over the course of 12 years -- it's understandable that star Ellar Coltrane has spent a lot of time in Los Angeles lately. It's equally understandable that Coltrane, an amiably slouchy 20-year-old, isn't used to all the attention.

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  17. Joe Blute to Join Tim Realbuto in World Premiere of YESRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    After an extensive audition process, actor/playwright Tim Realbuto has cast Joe Blute to star alongside him in the premiere of his new play 'Yes', opening June 2nd as part of the Emerging Artists Theatre New Work Series. Realbuto auditioned some of New York's finest actors, but decided that the pivotal role of Jeremiah belonged to relative newcomer Blute, who previously appeared in the independent films Ghosts in Our Hearts; To Protect and Serve; and Arnold Goldstein.

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  18. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says 'heart aches' over WWII sex slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Straits Times

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday his heart ached for women who were forced into prostitution by the nation's military during World War Two, and that he stood by previous Japanese leaders' apologies for the country's wartime history. "My heart aches when I think about the people who were victimised by human trafficking and who were subject to immeasurable pain and suffering, beyond description.

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  19. 10 Cheap Getaways You Can Still Take This SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    What's the real definition of a spring break? Taking a trip for less than you might expect. There's no better time of year to find bargains, with a host of last-minute deals as destinations prepare to boost prices for summer.

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  20. Balancing Act: Bio of Michelle Obama a reflection of her timesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    Woven throughout Northwestern University professor Peter Slevin's new biography of first lady Michelle Obama is a story of balance. "Michelle Obama: A Life" is a soaring 346-page tale of race, Chicago, a historic election night and all that came before and after it, told through the lens of the South Side girl who, through her grace, passion and belief in a better future, would do her best to lead the nation toward its best self.

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