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Timelapse 7.4 Earthquake Rattles Mexico City

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Buildings were evacuated in Mexico City on Friday following a magnitude 7.4 earthquake. In this timelapse video, the Monumento de Revolucion is rattled by the tremors. (Photo/ YouTube / WebcamsdeMexico)

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Maritime Expert on South Korea Ferry Captain’s Actions

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As the investigation in South Korea’s ferry accident continues, authorities arrested the captain of the sunken amid reports he was among the first to leave the ship. Kim E. Petersen, Security Dynamics president and a maritime security expert discusses what authorities will focus on next. Photo: AP.

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Fish Farming Explores Deeper, Cleaner Waters

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Norwegian fish farmer SalMar has been working two years on creating oil-rig-like structures that can harvest salmon in more free-flowing waters, reducing disease and pollution concerns. WSJ’s Ellen Jervell reports.

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California drought causes rise in beef prices

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California’s worst drought on record has meant less grass for cattle to graze on, driving up costs for beef. Deborah Gembara reports.

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Facebook ‘Nearby Friends’ Will Track Your Location History To Target You With Ads

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Facebook says it’s not using its new Nearby Friends feature to target ads yet, but it admitted it will eventually use the data for marketing purposes. Behind the Learn More link, Facebook explains that you can turn this tracking off but, “Location History must be turned on for some location feature to work on Facebook, [...]

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SNTV – Kate Moss Launches New Line For Topshop

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Kate Moss is on the cover of Vogue UK and Harper’s Bazaar debuting her new fashion line for Topshop coming to stores at the end of April 2014.

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Mich. Mother Finds Xanax In Preschooler’s Easter Egg

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A 4-year-old preschooler brought home plastic Easter eggs after a school event. Her mother says she found a generic Xanax pill inside one egg.

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Wal-Mart Banks on New Money Transfer Service

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Wal-Mart is trying to shake up the money transfer industry with a new service that undercuts Western Union and MoneyGram with lower and simplified fees. Paul Ziobro reports on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty.

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SNTV – Kate is Spot on Once Again

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have continued their Royal tour with a trip to a wool farm where Kate reportedly teased Will about his growing bald patch.

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HTC Hires Marketing Exec Who Led Samsung To Smartphone Dominance

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It’s no secret, HTC has an image problem. Despite consistently creating some of world’s most favorite phones, it’s failed to reach the heights of popularity of manufacturers like Samsung. That could soon change. In what is almost certainly not a coincidence, HTC has hired Samsung’s former Chief Marketing Officer, Paul Golden. Among other achievements, Golden [...]

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Boy, 4, Gets Star Wars Funeral After Tragic Death

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Jack Robinson had been diagnosed with terminal cancer months prior.

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Is Dairy the Reason You’re Breaking Out?

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When it comes to keeping your skin clear, could ditching dairy be the answer? Watch this video to learn if you should be fighting acne by skipping cheese. On Zelana: Rosie Pope

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Ukraine diplomacy raises hope

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Russia and Western Powers reach agreement on de-escalation in Ukraine but U.S. warns of new sanctions if Russia fails to act. Paul Chapman reports

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Late-night laughs: 2016 contenders edition

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The late-night talk show circuit has become a rite of passage for politicians with White House ambitions. Several of 2016’s potential contenders have already tested out their comedic timing with Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart and David Letterman. But like their future in presidential politics, these appearances have had varying results.

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Michaels Hack Compromises About 3 Million Credit Cards

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Michaels is now confirming that an eight-month security breach compromised about 3 million customers’ credit and debit card data.

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Man Fined $525 for 89¢ Soda Refill

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A construction worker grabbed himself what he thought was a free refill at a hospital soda fountain, only to be slapped with a federal citation.

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How to Get the Haircut You Want

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Getting a haircut can be a little nerve-wracking, but it doesn’t have to be. WSJ’s Elizabeth Holmes gives you tips on talking with your hair dresser about the cut you want: what to say, what questions to ask and what photos to bring.

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Facebook Announces Location-Sharing Feature ‘Nearby Friends’

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Facebook’s pending Nearby Friends feature will give users the option to share their nonspecific or specific locations with certain friends.

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Guy Code’s Andrew Schulz Reveals the Number One Rule of Dating

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Andrew Schulz hosts MTV 2′s Jobs That Don’t Suck and gives some of the realest advice one could hope for on Guy Code and Girl Code. We sat down with Andrew to learn about some of the craziest jobs millennials have today, and, of course, we had to get some dating advice. Check it out, [...]

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Little Progress Made In Fighting Food Poisoning, CDC Says

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A new report shows rates of two foodborne infections increased in the U.S. in recent years, while salmonella actually dropped 9 percent.

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The Rise of the Eco-African Safari

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In South Africa, there’s a new kind of safari where you join veterinarians in immobilizing big game and tagging rhinos, lions, leopards and elephants for research or conservation management. Dyan Machan joins the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.

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Vice Principal Rescued From Capsized Ferry Found Hanged

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A vice principal who was on board the ferry that sunk off the coast of South Korea Wednesday was found hanging from a tree, according to police.

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Eastern Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Activists Stand Fast

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Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine said Friday they had no plans to vacate the government buildings they have occupied, despite the compromise agreement calling for that. Paul Sonne reports. Photo: Getty.

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Texas Officials Seize Polygamist Warren Jeff’s YFZ Ranch

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The Texas Department of Public Safety has seized the FLDS’ Yearning for Zion Ranch in Eldorado, Texas.

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Everest Avalanche Kills 12 Guides, More Missing

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Disaster struck on Mt. Everest Friday morning, killing at least twelve sherpa guides, who were swept away in an avalanche.

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Who’s Behind Anti-Semitic Leaflets In Eastern Ukraine?

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Officials are trying to figure out exactly who organized distribution of leaflets telling Jews in eastern Ukraine to register themselves and property.

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Kris Jenner — Prankster Ring Is Sabotaging The Kardashian Family

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A group of pranksters is on a diabolical mission to destroy the Kardashian family — planting fake stories in the media, spreading nasty rumors, even making fake restaurant reservations — at least … Kris Jenner thinks so. Sources close to Kris say, the matriarch is convinced she and the rest of the Kardashian family are [...]

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Paul Walker — Brothers Will Mimic Paul’s Voice For ‘Fast And Furious 7′

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Paul Walker ‘s brothers don’t just look like him, they sound like him too … and TMZ has learned the “Fast and Furious 7″ folks will use their voices to help fill out portions of Walker’s movie dialogue. Sources close to the the Walker family tell TMZ … the production team for “FF7″ will try [...]

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Cannes: Indian Studio Yash Raj Hits Big With Two Titles In Selection

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While Indian cinema will have a slightly lesser presence at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival — after India served as the official guest country of the 2013 edition — veteran Bollywood banner Yash Raj Films is having a moment, with two titles in this year’s official selection. The studio’s recently established LA-based outfit YRF Entertainment [...]

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Turning smog into jewels – a Dutch designer’s solution to Beijing’s pollution

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Turning smog into jewels – a Dutch designer’s solution to Beijing’s pollution

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