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College Board Releases Preview Of SAT Makeover

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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

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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!

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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!

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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

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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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Kristin Chenoweth’s Dream Job? Starring on Game of Thrones

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Glee, The Good Wife, Pushing Daisies, and The West Wing are just four of the many TV shows Kristin Chenoweth’s worked on over the years. But there’s one show she has yet to star in: Game of Thrones! We chatted with Kristin about her as-yet unfulfilled dream to join the HBO drama during her recent [...]

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A Look at Porsche’s 918 Spyder – Which Costs Nearly $1 million

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Porsche’s Trent Warnke talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Lee Hawkins about the Porsche 918 Spyder, a plug-in hybrid supercar that starts at $845,000.

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Jenny McCarthy And Donnie Wahlberg Engaged

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Jenny McCarthy announced the engagement Wednesday morning on The View.

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Thousands Of Vials Of SARS Virus Go Missing

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A research institute in Paris somehow misplaced more than 2,000 vials of the deadly SARS virus.

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A Look at The Macan S: Porsche’s New $49,000 SUV

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Mike DiPietro of Porsche talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Lee Hawkins about Porsche’s Macan sport utility vehicle, which starts at $49,000 and breaks Porsche further into the competitive luxury SUV market.

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Wealth Explained: Unrestricted Funds

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Here’s a look at how unrestricted funds can help a charity.

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Bret Michaels Discusses Brain Hemorrhage Recovery

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Recording artist Bret Michaels talks about the challenges of recovering from his brain hemorrhage in 2010.

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Swarm Of Bees Causes Plane To Turn Around Mid-Flight

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Passengers on a plane from Las Vegas to Duluth, Minn. had to turn around mid-flight Monday for a reason you might not expect.

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Beyonce, Jay Z Planning Joint Summer Tour: Reports

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April 16 (Bloomberg) — On today’s “Movers & Shakers,” Trish Regan reports on a new U.S. tour for Jay Z and Beyonce. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Jameis Winston Rape Case: Did Police, University Botch It?

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A report by The New York Times gives more insight into how Tallahassee police and Florida State might’ve botched investigations of Jameis Winston.

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Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO

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Paul Vigna and Miriam Gottfried discuss Alibaba’s effect on Yahoo’s earnings, and Michael Casey looks at the chase to find the real inventor of bitcoin.

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In Ukraine, Pro-Russians Take Over Building Easily

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Pro-Russian separatists took over City Hall in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk by simply walking in the front door, as Kiev’s attempts to retake control of its eastern provinces appeared to falter. Via The Foreign Bureau, WSJ’s global news update.

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Yahoo Earnings Boosted by Alibaba Numbers

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For the first time in more than a year, Yahoo is growing, buoyed by strong numbers at Alibaba. Miriam Gottfried joins MoneyBeat. Photo: Getty Images.

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Formerly Conjoined Twins Released From Dallas Hospital

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Conjoined twins Emmett and Owen Ezell were separated by doctors in August. Now, nearly nine months later, they’re being released from the hospital.

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