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Pistorius Uses Moonless Night Defense, and More

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What’s News: A forensic expert offers evidence supporting Oscar Pistorius’s testimony that he could not see his girlfriend get out of bed, China’s housing market slows, and Berlusconi sentenced to community service. Jason Bellini reports. Photo: AP

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SpaceX Signs 20-Year Lease For Historic Launch Pad 39A

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Marking the end of a billionaire tug of war, the SpaceX commercial rocket venture signed a 20-year agreement on Monday to take over NASA’s historic Launch Pad 39A, the point of origin for Apollo moon missions as well as the first and last space shuttle flights. Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX’s president and chief operating officer, said [...]

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Retired Couple Travels The World As ‘Vacationing Nomads’

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After retiring, Lynne and Tim Martin sold their house in 2011 and have since spent their time traveling the globe and living in vacation rentals.

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US Stock Markets Rebounds After Choppy Day

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A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday. Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering tensions in the Ukraine. The late rally even gave a lift to tech stocks like Google and Intel, which [...]

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Gunmen Kidnap 100 Nigerian Schoolgirls

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Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped as many as 100 schoolgirls from a boarding school in Nigeria.

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The Senate Banking Committee Proposes Adoption Of An Untried Model To Replace Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, once the twin kingpins of the home loan market, have been languishing in Federal conservatorship since September 6, 2008. While their continued presence is an embarrassment to many on both sides of the political aisle, it is generally understood that the agencies can’t be axed without seriously disrupting the market, [...]

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Photos of the Day – Blood Moon Rises in Shanghai

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In today’s pictures, men take photos of the ‘blood moon’ rising in China, family members of a marathon bombing victim grieve in Boston, Ukrainian soldiers stand guard on the eastern border, and much more. Photo: Reuters

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Detroit’s Accord With Police, Firefighter Retirees

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April 15 (Bloomberg) — Detroit reached an agreement on pensions and health benefits with a group representing retired police officers and firefighters, as mediators seek deals with other retirees in the city’s record $18 billion bankruptcy. Michael McKee reports on Bloomberg Television’s “Bottom Line.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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Ukraine Launches Operation to Oust Separatists

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Ukraine’s government sent troops into its restive eastern provinces on Tuesday in a push to retake control of several cities taken over by pro-Russian separatists. Via The Foreign Bureau, WSJ’s global news update.

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Lego CEO: Plastic Bricks in a Digital World

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Lego CEO Jørgen Vig Knudstorp on why the company is sticking to its roots.

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Google Actually Sells Out Of A Google Glass Model

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Apparently some people still want Google Glass. The white model sold out several hours after Google allowed anyone to purchase the product. Models of the other colors are still available, at least until Google stops selling the product tonight. For Tuesday only, Google made Glass available to anyone. This is the first time since the [...]

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Top 10 Alternate Casting Choices in Film

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You know them, you love them, and you couldn’t imagine things without them – but you should try. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 alternate casting choices in film.

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Is AC/DC Calling It Quits?

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According to several reports, rock group AC/DC might be retiring from the music business for good.

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Top 10 Evil Children from Movies

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Babysitting these terrors is completely out of the question. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 evil movie children.

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Growing Up Fisher’s Ava Deluca-Verley on Reliving Those Tough Teen Years on TV

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Actress Ava Deluca-Verley is a college graduate, but on Growing Up Fisher, the actress is revisiting her high school years as Katie, the TV family’s wise-beyond-her-years teenager. We sat down with Ava to talk about her own awkward adolescent years and to find out what it’s like to work with her costar Peyton, who just [...]

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Google Needs A Lot More Space In NYC

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Google is looking for more office space in New York City. Reports indicate it wants about 600,000 square feet for more than 3,000 employees.

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Cameron Diaz Proves Women Over 40 CAN Wear Minis!

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Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, and Leslie Mann star in The Other Woman, and this stylish posse has made the rounds promoting the film! Cameron has worn a bevy of minidresses, proving that women should flaunt their best feature at any age! On Allison: American Eagle top, G-Star jacket

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Lake Bell Goes Nude For Esquire!

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Not only can Lake Bell act, write and produce, but she also looks darn good naked too! The 35-year-old goes almost completely nude on the May cover of Esquire Magazine wearing nothing, but black pantyhose! And if you think that pic is hot, just wait til you see the inside shot from the photo shoot! [...]

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Spacecrafts Could Use Urine As Fuel Source

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New research says the urea from urine could be recycled for fuel. Urea is filtered out of wastewater when making drinking water.

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Top 10 Stop-Motion Animation Movies

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Stop-motion animation has come a long way since Gumby rolled into the public consciousness – and these movies prove it. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 stop-motion animation movies.

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Matchy-Matchy! We’re Loving the Other Woman Cast’s Coordinated Style on POPSUGAR Live!

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Today on POPSUGAR Live!, we’re dissecting The Other Woman cast’s incredible red carpet style! We’re following Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, and Leslie Mann across the globe as they color coordinate from Sydney to Los Angeles. Plus, we’ll be breaking down models-turned-movie-stars on The Buzz, showing you how to get Giuliana and Bill Rancic’s home decor [...]

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Cognitive Function: Is It All Downhill From Age 24?

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A new study out of Canada says cognitive motor performance begins deteriorating around age 24.

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Businessman Catches Biggest Great White Shark Ever

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Andy Hales and his friend Richard Foster were on a fishing trip in South Africa’s Cape Agulhas, when Andy felt a nibble on his line. Ok, it was way more than a nibble. It was an 18-foot, 4,000-pound Great White Shark. The monster shark was so strong, it actually dragged the 32-foot boat over two [...]

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A Year Later, Boston Pays Tribute to Marathon Bombings

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Boston marks a somber anniversary as citywide memorials get underway to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings. WSJ’s Jon Kamp reports on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty.

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Stockbrokers Who Fail Exams Have Checkered Records

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More than 51,500 stockbrokers failed a basic exam needed to sell securities at least once, according to data that Wall Street regulators don’t disclose to investors, and those who repeatedly failed have on average worse disciplinary records. Jean Eaglesham joins MoneyBeat. Photo: Getty Images.

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Grilk Lauds Boston’s Resiliency in Year After Bombing

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Tom Grilk, executive director of the Boston Athletic Association, spoke at Tuesday’s Boston Marathon memorial on the character and the resiliency of the city after the bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260.

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General Electric Rethinks the 20-Year CEO

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Jeff Immelt may give up leadership of General Electric sooner than his expected 20-year tenure, as he and fellow directors re-evaluate the right term for its chief executive. Joann Lublin joins MoneyBeat. Photo: Getty Images.

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Rev. Liz Walker Sheds Light on Boston’s Rebirth

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Reverend Liz Walker, a pastor of the Roxbury Presbyterian Church, spoke at Tuesday’s Boston Marathon memorial about the rebirth and rising of a community affected by tragedy. She also paid tribute to those who passed away on April 15, 2013.

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Investment Lessons of the Greek Debt Crisis

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Marketwatch’s Mark Hulbert advises investors to focus on Greece’s financial crisis and how the U.S. stock market has responded. Photo: Getty Images.

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Hough: Air Canada Stock Has 40% Upside

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Barron’s Senior Editor Jack Hough points out the skies could be friendly to investors when it comes to Air Canada stock, which he says has a 40% upside.

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