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Apr 21, 2012

LATEST World News, Apr 21, 2012

Marlins vs. Nationals | Sat., April 21, 2012
MiamiHerald.com
Logan Morrison #5 of the Miami Marlins is tagged out at second base by Danny Espinosa #8 of the Washington Nationals during the second inning at Nationals Park on April 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. Patrick McDermott / Getty Images Miami Marlins manager ...
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Bahrain tense ahead of F1 after protester dies
Kitsap Sun
(AP Photo/Bahrain Media Center) Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil steers his car during the qualifying session ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 21,2012.
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WEATHER World News, Apr 21, 2012

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Severe weather delays kayaker world record attempt
Wink News
Friday night's weather interrupted a Marco Island man's attempt to break a world record. Steve Banks was trying to paddle a kayak non-stop for 24 hours but he was forced to leave the water around midnight because of constant lightning strikes.
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Weather forecast delays shuttle's arrival to NYC
Atlanta Journal Constitution
In this photo provided by NASA, the space shuttle Enterprise is lifted in preparation for its mating to the NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft for transport to New York at Washington DullesInternational Airport, Friday, April 20, 2012, in Sterling, Va.
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TIME Magazine News, Apr 21, 2012

Jeremy Lin named one of Time Magazine's '100 Most Influential People in the World'
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Time Magazine has named Jeremy Lin to its annual list of "The 100 Most Influential People in the World." Along with fellow Big Apple sensation Tim Tebow—another well-known Christian—Lin was featured with such notable politicians as Benjamin Netanyahu...
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Mamata invited to Time Magazine dinner
Hindustan Times
PTI West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee named by Time magazineas one of the 100 most influential people of the world, has been invited by the publication to a gala dinner with the who's who in New York on April 24. "It will be a gala black tie ...
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SPACE, Astronomy News, Apr 21, 2011

A week in space: Cassini dips down to Enceladus, a solar flare erupts ...
Scientific American (blog)
Operational from 1984 through 2011, Discovery spent a total of one year in space. Want to know more about how a space shuttle travels around on Earth? Check out this video at NASA. And at BadAstronomy, Phil Plait shared his mixed emotions about the ...
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SALES, COUPONS, DISCOUNTS, Apr 21, 2012

Digital Discounts: Smart Phone Coupon App
WJBF-TV
A Columbia County company has a smart phone app to help you save money through electronic coupons. Many of us clip coupons to get discounts, but more often than not, we forget to take them to the store. Super Saver Couponhas launched a smart phone app ...
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Facebook launches 'Offers,' adds coupons to your news feed
ITworld.com
By Kristin Burnham, CIO | Business, Google Add a new comment April 21, 2012, 7:01 AM — Eight months after killing its Deals feature, Facebook is launching a new service called Offers, which makes discounts and couponsavailable from businesses you ...
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NEW YORK News, Apr 21, 2012

UK Mortgage Rates on a Recent Rise
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
RoadFish.com men's lifestyle and finance magazine today commented on the recent reporting of a rise in interest rates for the UK housing market New York,NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 RoadFish.com men's lifestyle and finance magazine today remarked on the ...
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Leading and Greening One Place at a Time
Fox News
The daughter of prominent Cuban attorneys turned refugees, young Rosamaria grew up in New York City. Her educated but displaced parents rebuilt theirlives in their new home in America, and eventually became known as pioneers in the Hispanic ...
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NEW YORK Fashion News, Apr 21, 2012


Fashion 2.0 | Top 10 Fashion Films of the Season
The Business of Fashion
NEW YORK, United States — What makes a successful fashion film? Is it a strong visual concept? Content that can be quickly parsed? A savvy distribution strategy? Humour? Provocation? A famous model or a catchy soundtrack? Creating compellingfashion ...
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Discover Yahoo! With Your Friends
Yahoo! Sports
Learn more Should the New York Giants Consider Stephen Hill With First Round Pick? A Giants Fan's Take By Robert Watkins By Robert Watkins | Yahoo! Contributor Network – 19 hours ago Winning Super Bowls has its privileges - Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning ...
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NBC News, Apr 21, 2012

Top TV Shows Honored At The 16TH ANNUAL PRISM AWARDS
Examiner.com
At this stage of a career be involved in such honest and truthful show with such amazing cast and incredible writers, telling stories that are rich and deeply impact families, is amazing”. That is how recipients feel about work that brings them to ...
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TV Writer Richard Raskind Crosses Into Stage Success With 'The Bridge Club'
Patch.com
On the evening of Tuesday, October 19, 1982, millions of NBC television viewers tuned in to watch the World Series as the St. Louis Cardinals were facing elimination on their home field if they didn't defeat the visiting Milwaukee Brewers.
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC News, Apr 21, 2012

Eco-volunteers promote paper bag use
gulfnews.com
By Derek Baldwin, Chief Reporter Seonglye Yoon and her five-year-old son Hanseo Chun make bags from old newspapers during the 'lets bag the waste' event organised by National Geographic Abu Dhabi and held at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Dubai.
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National Parks by National Geographic hits the App Store
IntoMobile
Just in time for the National Park Week, National Geographic launched a new free application for iPhone called (guess) National Parks by National Geographic. Inside the app, you can browse guides for the 20 most visited national parks with more parks ...
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MUSIC, Singers, Concerts News, Apr 21, 2012


Swedish folk singer makes stop in JC

Kingsport Times News
In her early days of writing and performing, Talvik never dreamed anyone else would actually be interested in her music. That all changed when she recorded a demo and sent it to a radio show in Sweden that played unsigned artists. One of her songs, ...
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Kingsport Times News
Pro Musica planning spring concerts
Towanda Daily Review
How about a little sweet "Dancing Cheek to Cheek"? The Pro Musicasingers will let you do all this during their 2012 series of concerts, MusicalMemories. They'll present the program, which includes TV and movie numbers, at five shows around the area, ...
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FORBES News, Apr 21, 2012

136 Chinese firms on Forbes Global 2000 list
AsiaOne
China has 136 firms listed in The Forbes Global 2000 this year, 15 more than last year, as the nation gained more ground amid the world's biggest and most powerful public companies. The Forbes Global 2000 by Forbes magazine, an annual list of the top ...
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Valve Co-founder Gabe Newell Says EA's Origin Service Is 'Still Playing Catch-Up'
Forbes
(Newell is a recent additions to the Forbes billionaire list, ranking 854th out of 1226 global billionaires.) The video game developer tried to sound as polite as possible when discussing Origin, but struggled for words.
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FINANCIAL News, Money, Banks, Economic and Financial Crisis, Apr 21, 2012

IMF warns Europe not to ease up debt battle
MiamiHerald.com
The IMF helps countries with financial crises; the bank provides loans for development projects in many poor nations. Both 188-nation organizations are based in Washington. Lagarde said the extra resources would help support global economic stability.
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IMF Nearly Doubles Its War Chest for Crisis
Wall Street Journal
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the newmoney would be useless unless governments took steps to rein in their budgets and restructure their economies. The deal came together as finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of ...
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FASHION News, Shows, Modeling, Apr 21, 2012

'Hottest - Klum
Top Model' parts ways with three
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
Married to Seal, she is also a successful fashion designer and host of "Project Runway." As Heidi Klum tells us on "Project Runway," when it comes tofashion, one day you're in and the next day you're out. In the case of "America's Next Top Model," it ...
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Style Voyeur - Day 3 at Perth Fashion Week
Perth Now
Above: A model wears the stunning gold wedding dress from the Kitty Grace collection. Right: A model with designer Kat Grace. Picture: Marcia Ball Source: Supplied Shows by Kitty Grace, Garth Cook and Zaccaria were last night's draw cards and as we got ...
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EUROPE News, Apr 21, 2012


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Reports cast doubt on European missile defense
San Francisco Chronicle
(04-21) 00:36 PDT WASHINGTON, (AP) -- One of President Barack Obama's signature defense programs, a missile defense shield designed to protect the United States and Europe from an Iranian missile attack, faces major delays, cost overruns and critical ...
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Europe: 'Dark clouds on the horizon'
CNN
The main source of the dark clouds is Europe, where recovery remains weak. More than three years into the crisis, policy options in Europe are limited; fiscal stimulus is out of reach for many countries, and recent efforts by theEuropean Central Bank ...
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ENTERTAINMENT News, Apr 21, 2012


Chris McGurkCinedigm to acquire entertainment distributor New Video
Los Angeles Times
In a bid to establish itself as full-service entertainment studio, Cinedigm DigitalCinema Corp. said it has agreed to acquire New Video Group, a New York-based distributor of independent films, TV shows and specialty entertainment.
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Epson Unveils PowerLite Home Cinema 710HD - Delivering High-Definition Big ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Designed to make home entertainment simple, the Home Cinema 710HD features easy and flexible setup - just place it in an entertainment center or mount to the ceiling 3.5 to 35.5 feet from the wall or screen. The Home Cinema 710HD offers new Easy-Slide ...
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EARTHQUAKE News, Apr 21, 2012

Powerful quake strikes off eastern Indonesia
USA TODAY
MANOKWARI, Indonesia (AP) – A powerful earthquake hit waters off eastern Indonesia on Saturday, sending residents and school children running into the streets in panic. There were no reports of injuries or serious damage and no tsunami warning was ...
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Strong quake hits eastern Indonesia
Chicago Tribune
JAKARTA (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck eastern Indonesia on Saturday off Irian Jaya, the United States Geological Survey said, and the Indonesian disaster mitigation agency said the quake has no tsunami potential.
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DIED, Apr 21, 2012

Bahrain tense ahead of F1 after protester dies
MiamiHerald.com
At least 50 people have died in the conflict since February 2011 in the longest-running street battles of the Arab Spring. Protesters again took their grievances to the streets nationwide Saturday after opposition groups said that a man was killed the ...
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Protester dies as Bahrain Grand Prix tensions mount
CNN
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Opposition groups said Saturday that a protester died after clashes with security forces, amid claims the government is cracking down on demonstrations ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Bahrain's opposition party Al-Wefaq ...
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CHINA Sports, Apr 21, 2012

Chinese firm suspected in missile-linked sale to North Korea: US official
Reuters
By Matt Spetalnick | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes aChinese firm sold North Korea components for a missile transporter showcased in a recent military parade and will press Beijing to tighten enforcement of a UN ban on such military ...
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Analysis: Did US fumble chance to peer inside China's secretive leadership?
Reuters
By Mark Hosenball | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Information about a Chinesepoliceman who implicated the wife of a top Chinese official in a British businessman's murder was not circulated widely in Washington as he was considered of marginal intelligence ...
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CBS World News, Apr 21, 2012

Morning Update 4/21
WRGB
Get up to the minute information from New York State in our Top Stories section! Watch your news at noon live right here! Watch the CBS News Live Feed for news stories as they happen! WRGB - TV Channel 6 News : : News - Top Stories - Morning Update 4.
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Jailed Ukraine ex-PM Tymoshenko moved to hospital
WRGB
See where your hard-earned tax dollars are going! Greg Floyd takes you back for a look around the Capital Region! Watch video commentaries from CBS 6 News morning anchor Ed O'Brien here! Watch New York State politics videos and news stories!
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