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Captain of South Korea Ferry Apologizes

Apr 17, 2014 No Comments by

Lee Joon-seok, the man identified by broadcaster YTN and Yonhap news agency as the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry, briefly appeared on TV, his face covered with a gray hoodie, and apologized for the disaster.

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Investors: Ignore Ukraine, Watch Rates, Buy Blue C

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Financial Advisor Kevin Myeroff doesn’t worry about Russian saber-rattling, but he does fear rising interest rates may slam bonds. And he thinks big company stocks will thrive.

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Industry’s Optimism Shines At New York Auto Show

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After seeing auto sales grow last month, there’s plenty for the industry to celebrate as it rolls out its newest designs.

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Omaha Man Convicted Of Murdering 4 People In 10-Day Span

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Twenty-seven-year-old Nikko Jenkins was convicted of shooting and killing four people, claiming an Egyptian god told him to.

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Portland Reservoir To Be Flushed After Man Urinates In It

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City officials decided to flush 38 million gallons of the city’s drinking water from a reservoir after a man reportedly urinated in the water.

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China Auto Industry Poised for Long-Term Growth

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Despite China’s slowing economic growth, some regions’ lack of cars on the road and increasing wealth likely will increase demand over the medium to long-term. WSJ’s Joanne Po speaks to IHS Automotive Global Head Edouard Tavernier.

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Why Isn’t The K.C. Shooting Suspect A ‘Terrorist?’

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The line between hate crime and act of terror can be a fuzzy one. Why do the media and government label one mass killing terrorism but not the other?

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Rita Volk Talks ‘Faking It’ & Rihanna Obsession! (2014 MTV Movie Awards)

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I caught up with Rita Volk at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards! Rita Volk talked about her upcoming role in MTV’s show ‘Faking It’. Rita Volk also shared her beauty routine with us! Thanks Rita!

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Taylor Swift Crashes Superfan’s Bridal Shower!

Apr 17, 2014 No Comments

Can you say holy adorable!! Taylor Swift surprises a super-fan by showing up at her Bridal Shower… and it’s like cuter than kittens! I’m not kidding! I’m your host Chelsea Briggs coming to you from Hollywood and you’re watching the Hollywire Hot M…

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4 Things You Should Never Do When Walking Your Baby in a Stroller

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Think stopping off for a latte is a good idea while you’re out for a stroll with your baby? Not if you’re doing this one thing.

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Muggles Can Attend Hogwarts After Fan Site Offers Classes

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Fans of the popular Harry Potter franchise now have the option to attend the fictional magic school for free.

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Throw Back to the ’90s With These Totally Rad Easter Baskets

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This Easter, thrill and delight someone you hold dear (or . . . treat yourself) by assembling an Easter basket full of goodies that’ll harken back to their youth. We’ve rounded up a totally rad assortment of ’90s treats; watch the video for tips on assembly and for another throwback Easter-basket option.

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Kendall Jenner & Vanessa Hudgens Fashion Disasters At Coachella

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So Coachella is a music festival known for peace, love, good music and the craziest fashion statements I’ve EVER seen! And more than a few celebrities, including Jared Leto, Kendall Jenner, and Vanessa Hudgens, made some fashion choices that defin…

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Easter Celebration: 7 Entertaining Ideas

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If you’re hosting friends or family this Easter, Howdini has some festive menu and entertaining ideas that are perfect for planning a springtime fete. From cocktails and decorations to appetizers, dinner and dessert, we’re here to inspire!

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College Board Releases Preview Of SAT Makeover

Apr 16, 2014 No Comments

On Wednesday the College Board launched blueprints for potential updates to the college admissions test — including sample questions.

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Yahoo Nominates Three New Members To Board

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Yahoo Inc, which posted anemic first-quarter revenue growth, said it has nominated three new members to its board. The three members include billionaire Charles Schwab, namesake chairman and chief executive of discount broker Charles Schwab Corp. The other two are David Filo and Lee Scott, the company said in a statement. Lee Scott, Jr. served [...]

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Photos of the Day – Ferry Capsizes in South Korea

Apr 16, 2014 No Comments

In today’s pictures, coast guard crews search for capsized ferry passengers in South Korea, teenagers sit at a flooded restaurant in Burma, a man is injured by an alleged barrel bomb dropped by government forces in Syria, and much more. Photo: Getty

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The ‘Three Questions’ Yellen Is Mulling

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, in a speech to the Economic Club of New York, sketched out the central bank’s three “big questions” as it considers when the U.S. economy will be healthy enough to shift course on interest-rate policy. Mary-Beth Fisher of Societe General joins the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.

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How Ford got a Mustang on top of the Empire State Building

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Mustang, Ford parked a 2015 model on the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how engineers made it happen.

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NY AG Said to Subpoena High-Frequency Traders

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April 16 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman reports that the New York Attorney General is said to be seeking information on special arrangements between high-frequency traders and dark pools. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Obama announces $600 million for job skills programs

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President Obama announced two grant programs and pledged $600 million to train more Americans for jobs that may otherwise go unfilled.

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The High-Frequency Firms Being Subpoenaed by NY

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April 16 (Bloomberg) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent subpoenas to six high-frequency trading firms asking for information about special arrangements they have with exchanges and dark pools as well as their trading strategies, according to a person familiar with the matter. (Source: Bloomberg)

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What makes boats sink?

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Boats sink when something causes their density level to drop lower than that of the surrounding water. Here are four common ways that happens.

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Yahoo Nominates Three New Board Members

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April 16 (Bloomberg) — Yahoo! proposed three new directors to shore up its dwindling board, as Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer continues to revamp the Web portal. Emily Chang reports on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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Taylor Swift Surprises Fan At Bridal Shower!

Apr 16, 2014 No Comments

Gena Gabrielle has been attending Taylor Swift concerts for years, but this time it was the superstar who attended an event for her fan. The Red singer surprised everyone when she showed up to Gena’s bridal shower on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Taylor looked adorable in a mint green dress as she posed for photos [...]

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Jay-Z, Beyonce Rumored To Kick Off Joint Tour This Summer

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Page Six reports hip hop’s royal couple, Beyonce and Jay Z, are rumored to be joining forces to launching a summer tour together.

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Get the Kate Middleton Royal Tour Style Breakdown on POPSUGAR Live!

Apr 16, 2014 No Comments

Today on POPSUGAR Live!, we’re following Kate Middleton’s royal tour style through Australia and New Zealand! The Duchess of Cambridge showed off a number of gorgeous wardrobe choices incorporating her signature bright coats and affordable styles. We’ll also be getting you prepped for Scandal’s season finale on The Buzz, breaking down the best way to [...]

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U.S. SEC Releases Cyber Security Examination Blueprint

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U.S. securities regulators have unveiled a road map that lays out how they plan to make sure Wall Street firms are prepared to detect and prevent cyber security attacks. The nine-page document, posted April 15, contains examples of the questions Securities and Exchange Commission examiners might ask brokerages and asset managers during inspections.

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Three Things You Don’t Know About Bret Michaels

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Recording artist Bret Michaels discusses three things that the public doesn’t know about him.

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Amazon Makes Kindle Documents Available Via Cloud Drive

Apr 16, 2014 No Comments

If you have any documents (or e-books acquired in a “non-standard” way) stored on your Kindle, now you can access them anywhere via Amazon Cloud Drive. Starting today, documents uploaded to your e-reader via your browser, mobile device or email will automatically be stored in a new “My Send-to-Kindle Docs” folder within Cloud Drive.

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