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    Miley Cyrus Hospitalized: "I Hate This," Don't Want Fans &qu... - E Online 3 hours ago

        An "absolutely horrible reaction" to medication sent Miley Cyrus to the hospital Tuesday, forcing her to cancel her Bangerz show in Kansas City that night. Understandably, the...

    2 Texas men accused of stealing more than $27G in gas - Fox News 3 hours ago

        Two Austin-area men allegedly manipulated pumps at a local 7-Eleven stores to allow the gas to flow freely and charge drivers a discounted rate for gas, MyFoxAustin.com reported.

    Tori Spelling Breaks Silence on Dean McDermott's Affair: "He Was ... - E Online 1 hour ago

        Unlike her husband, Tori Spelling has nothing to hide. The actress is opening up about the affair that rocked her marriage for the first time, saying, "I feel so judged, but it's...

    Bill Nye says he underestimated debate's impact - Kentucky.com 2 hours ago

        TV's "Science Guy" Bill Nye says he underestimated the impact of a February debate in Kentucky on evolution and creationism that drew a massive online audience.Click to Continue »

    Spoiler Chat: Scoop on Grey's Anatomy, Orphan Black, The Mindy Project... - E Online 3 hours ago

        Hope you're hungry 'cause we're surprising you with scoop in bed! We're kicking off your morning  right with some spoilers on your favorite shows in today's...

    Entertainment News
    Jenny McCarthy Engaged to Donnie Wahlberg! - E Online 1 hour ago

        Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg are engaged. The Playboy model got teary-eyed after breaking the news on The View Wednesday. And yes, her fiancĂ© was there, too. "He was over...

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Wedding Is Near: "It's About High... - E Online 1 hour ago

        The rumors are true: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are planning to tie the knot in France, E! News confirms. Friends and family have already been given a tentative time frame for the most...

    Gone Girl Star Rosamund Pike Covers W Magazine—Find Out Her Reaction... - E Online 1 hour ago

        When Rosamund Pike landed the highly coveted role of Amy Dunne in Gone Girl, she was best known for her strong supporting roles. But all of that is about the change when she takes center stage in...

    Valerie Harper: "I Am Absolutely Cancer-Free" - E Online 1 hour ago

        Valerie Harper has revealed she is "absolutely cancer-free." The actress, best known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on the '70s TV classic The Mary Tyler Moore Show, shared...

    Tori Spelling Breaks Silence on Dean McDermott's Affair: "He Was ... - E Online 1 hour ago

        Unlike her husband, Tori Spelling has nothing to hide. The actress is opening up about the affair that rocked her marriage for the first time, saying, "I feel so judged, but it's...

    Financial News
    BofA reports first quarterly loss since 2011 on lofty legal bill - Reuters 1 hour ago

        (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported an unexpected first-quarter loss on Wednesday after it took a $6 billion charge to cover litigation expenses, a figure that far exceeded the legal settlements the No. 2 U.S. bank has announced recently.

    China first-quarter GDP at 18-month low, to cut reserve ratio for smal... - Reuters 1 hour ago

        BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy expanded 7.4 percent between January and March, its slowest pace in 18 months, prompting authorities to act for the second time in as many weeks to shore up growth.

    U.S. industry shows some vigor, but housing soft - Reuters 2 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production rose at a faster-than-expected clip in March, the latest sign the economy was gaining momentum.

    Mt. Gox set to liquidate as court denies rehabilitation - Reuters 2 hours ago

        (Reuters) - Mt. Gox, once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange, is likely to be liquidated after a Tokyo court dismissed the company's bid to resuscitate its business, the court-appointed administrator said on Wednesday.

    Over 280 missing after South Korean ferry capsizes - Reuters 2 hours ago

        JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - More than 280 people, many of them students from the same high school, were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.

    Health News
    UK unemployment keeps falling amid recovery - AP 2 hours ago

        LONDON (AP) -- Britain's unemployment rate has fallen below 7 percent for the first time in five years, with earnings growth narrowly outstripping inflation for the first time since 2010....

    Wasted opportunities come back to haunt Dodgers - AP 2 hours ago

        SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A blown save by Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning. A weak groundout by Andre Ethier in the 12th with the potential go-ahead run at third base. A costly wild pitch from Brandon League not long after that....

    Malaysia reports first Asian death from MERS virus - AP 2 hours ago

        KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A Malaysian man who went on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has become the first death in Asia from Middle East respiratory syndrome, while the Philippines has isolated a health worker who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus....

    Doctors call for more study of pot for seizures - WPSD Local6 11 hours ago

        A medical group of epilepsy experts is calling on the federal government to reconsider classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug so its impact on seizures can be studied.

    Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers - AP NEW!

        NEW YORK (AP) -- A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say....

    Regional News
    Army special operations regiment conducts live fire exercise at Fort K... - Kentucky.com 1 hour ago

        A live fire training exercise is scheduled to take place at Fort Knox.Click to Continue »

    Home construction jumps - Biz Journal - Nashville 1 hour ago

        Privately owned housing starts in March grew by 2.8 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, but at a slower rate than last year.There were 946,000 starts, according  to the bureau. That was 5.9 percent below the March 2013 rate of 1,005,000.The number of building permits for privately-owned housing units was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 990,000. This is 2.4 percent below the revised February rate of 1,014,000, but is 11.2 percent above the March 2013 estimate of 890,000.Single-family…

    Senate leaders ask for special session - Kentucky.com 1 hour ago

        Republican Senate President Robert Stivers said he will ask Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear to call a special session so lawmakers can strengthen penalties for heroin dealers.Click to Continue »

    Entrepreneur, former NPR newscaster headline business and leadership c... - Biz Journal - Louisville 1 hour ago

        Women Leading Kentucky’s annual Women’s Business and Leadership Conference is set for Thursday, May 8.The daylong event will feature keynote speakers Jean Cochran, a former newscaster on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, and Kim Hodous, a high school teacher turned entrepreneur, according to the event website.A recognizable voice to radio listeners, Cochran worked at NPR for 33 years, and her five-minute news round-ups were broadcast to nearly 27 million listeners a week.Hodous…

    Miley Cyrus cancels show, St. Louis Twitterverse not too distraught - Biz Journal - St Louis 1 hour ago

        Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz Tour stop in St. Louis has been canceled due to her hospitalization, which began yesterday before her scheduled Kansas City concert. She had an allergic reaction to antibiotics. The Kansas City stop on the tour was canceled yesterday as well.Scottrade Center/Live Nation will offer refunds at point of purchase, according to a statement issued on the matter. Tickets that were purchased online or by phone through Ticketmaster will be automatically refunded. “Please stay tuned…

    Science News
    First metritis vaccine protects dairy cows - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago

        Cornell scientists have created the first vaccines that can prevent metritis, one of the most common cattle diseases. The infection not only harms animals and farmers' profits, but also drives more systemic antibiotic use on dairy farms than any other disease.The new vaccines prevent metritis infection of the uterus from taking hold and reduce symptoms when it does, a prospect that could save the United States billions of dollars a year and help curb the growing epidemic of antibiotic resistance.

    HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago

        A three-nation clinical trial found that a vaccine can safely help the vast majority of HIV-positive women produce antibodies against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus, even if their immune system is weak and even if they've had some prior HPV exposure.

    Survey: Percent of uninsured Texans has declined since September 2013 - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago

        The percentage of uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 in Texas declined from 24.8 to 23.5 between September 2013 and March 2014, according to a report released today by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation. The decrease in uninsured appears to be attributable to an increase in employer-sponsored health insurance.

    U of T study finds toddlers 'surprisingly sophisticated' at understand... - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago

        A new study has found that by two years of age, children are remarkably good at comprehending speakers who talk with accents the toddlers have never heard before.

    Making radiation-proof materials for electronics, power plants - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago

        The 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster made the dangers of radiation all too real. To avoid similar tragedies in the future, scientists are working to develop new radiation-proof materials for nuclear power plants, as well as for less obvious applications such as medical devices and airplanes. An article in Chemical & Engineering News, the American Chemical Society's weekly news magazine, explores the latest developments.

    Sports News
    CBS News: Boston marathon hoax suspect in custody - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        CBS News: Boston marathon hoax suspect in custody

    Drawn-out Pistorius trial to adjourn for two weeks - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        Drawn-out Pistorius trial to adjourn for two weeks

    JJ Watt proves he's friends with young Texans fan - FOX Sports 1 hour ago

        When a young Houston Texans fan told his peers at school that he's pals with JJ Watt and nobody believed him, the star defensive end gave them proof.

    NCAA: Unlimited food for athletes - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        NCAA: Unlimited food for athletes

    Cheating reform? - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        Cheating reform?

    Technology News
    Buy once, play anywhere: First universal Windows apps hit Microsoft ap... - PC World 1 hour ago

        Microsoft has rolled out the first universal apps for Windows and Windows Phone, allowing users to buy an app once and play it on phones, tablets and PCs.The first two paid apps to take advantage are Microsoft's own Halo: Spartan Assault and 17-Bit's Skulls of the Shogun. Both games cost $4.99 and can be purchased through either the Windows Store or Windows Phone Store,.Strangely, the games' Windows Store listings give no indication that these are universal apps. But when you view their Windows Phone Store listings, a small notice on the left-hand side says the apps are “Made for Windows Phones and Windows PCs.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Neuroscientists Conduct The Most Frustrating Brain Scanning Study Ever... - Wired 1 hour ago

        Missing a bus is so much more frustrating if you’re late by a fraction of second, than by half an hour, even though the outcome is the same in both cases. It’s most frustrating of all if you first run all the way to the bus, and then only just miss it by a whisker. […]

    Google Glass one-day sale ends in a sell-out (and proof that people li... - PC World 2 hours ago

        Well, that didn’t take long.Google’s special Glass sales event was officially declared over Tuesday night at 9:23 pm via a blog post that explained all editions have been claimed, and that the company is looking for more ways to expand the Explorer program. She’s wearing the Cotton (white) version of Glass.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Tata revenue, profit up on strong outsourcing demand - PC World 2 hours ago

        India’s largest outsourcer, Tata Consultancy Services, is boosting hiring and offering wage hikes after reporting strong revenue and profit growth in its recently concluded fiscal year.The current fiscal year will be better than the previous one as the company expects to benefit from higher client spending in key markets such as financial services and retail, and to meet regulatory requirements, TCS CEO and Managing Director N Chandrasekaran told reporters Wednesday.The company saw growth across all its key markets, including Europe, Asia Pacific and the U.S., although the Indian market was “soft” as deals could not be closed ahead of federal elections, which began this month, Chandrasekaran said.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    LaCie warns hackers may have customer info, credit cards after year-lo... - PC World 2 hours ago

        Seagate-owned LaCie fessed up on Tuesday to a major security breach that put sensitive customer information at risk for nearly a year. The hard drive and peripheral storage maker isn't sure what information has been compromised; however, the company says the list may include customer names, email addresses, credit card numbers, and card expiration dates.In short, the bad guys may have nabbed everything a malicious attacker would need to post fraudulent charges to a LaCie customer's credit card.LaCie said the breach was the result of a malware intrusion that allowed hackers to obtain information from the company's online storefront between March 27, 2013 and March 10, 2014.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    US News
    California considers protecting gray wolf; state game commission to de... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.

    2 more charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father, following 6 ar... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        Two more people have been charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.

    2 charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two more people have been charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.

    Former Rothstein CFO charged in $1.2B Ponzi scheme - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The former chief financial officer of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm has been charged with conspiracy in the $1.2 billion fraud.

    California considers protecting rare gray wolf - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.

    World News
    Video could signal a new al Qaeda plot - CNN 1 hour ago

        Barbara Starr has the latest on a new video of an al Qaeda meeting and the questions it raises about U.S. intelligence.

    Up to 200 girls kidnapped by terrorists - CNN 1 hour ago

        The Nigerian military searches for scores of girls abducted from their boarding school by Boko Haram Islamists.

    Pakistan Taliban: Ceasefire with government is over - CNN 1 hour ago

        The Pakistan Taliban said Wednesday they will not extend a cease-fire with the Pakistani government, six days after a weekslong pause in hostilities officially ended.

    Israel police disperse riot at Jerusalem holy site - AP 1 hour ago

        JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police stormed a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem on Wednesday, firing tear gas to disperse a protest by Palestinian Muslim worshippers, officials said....

    NKorea complains over barber's Kim Jong Un poster - AP 1 hour ago

        LONDON (AP) -- North Korean diplomats have asked the British government to take action against a London hair salon's poster poking fun at distinctively coiffured leader Kim Jong Un....

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