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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern

7 minutes ago - Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail indus...

Thai opposition leader seeks compromise to avert bloodshed

7 minutes ago - Reuters
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alarmed by the prospect of bloodshed in Thailand as a six-month political crisis nears a critical juncture, former Prime Minister...

Anti-Corruption Group Finds Fault With European Union

8 minutes ago - New York Times Business
A report by Transparency International, calling for a more open approach to policy making, might provide fuel for the union’s critics by By JAMES KANTER

Blackhawks Tie Series With Blues in Overtime Win

12 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Patrick Kane added to his big-game legacy with a 4-3 OT winner to lock his Chicago Blackhawks up 2-2 with the St. Louis Blues by Maggie Fox

 

Nepal officials go to Everest to try to end crisis

3 minutes ago - US News
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — With the Mount Everest climbing season increasingly in doubt, Nepalese tourism officials traveled to base camp Thursday to ne...

Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

3 minutes ago - US News
CHICAGO (AP) — A life-sized bronze statue of esteemed movie critic Roger Ebert will be unveiled outside the central Illinois theater that hosts the...

Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town

3 minutes ago - US News
OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews are waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a...

Kane's 2nd goal lifts Hawks over Blues in OT

7 minutes ago - ESPN
Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to ev... by Associated Press

 

Business

Anti-Corruption Group Finds Fault With European Union

1 hour 46 minutes ago - New York Times Business
A report by Transparency International, calling for a more open approach to policy making, might provide fuel for the union’s critics

China becomes the iPhone growth story

Yesterday - Financial Times
China Mobile’s extra distribution on the mainland combined with enduring appeal of older phones in emerging markets puts a shine on Apple

Mitsui pays to free seized ship in China

Yesterday - Financial Times
Japanese shipping line Mitsui OSK has paid Y4bn to free an ore carrier seized by a Chinese court dispute that dates back to the second world war

Cargo overload cited in ferry sinking

53 minutes ago - Financial Times
South Korean prosecutors are looking into allegations the ferry was carrying more than three times the recommended maximum cargo weight

F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

1 hour 56 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The federal government is also proposing to include cigars and tobacco pipes under its regulatory control

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Fashion

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Welcome Baby Boy

Yesterday - The Cut
And his name is Otis Alexander Sudeikis, which is a pretty cool name for what will presumably be a pretty cool kid. Wilde introduced their baby boy to...

Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts Starts at Apple Next Week

Yesterday - Fashionista
It's game time for soon-to-be CEO Christopher Bailey

Emma Stone's Tiny Bow Tie Is Mesmerizing

Yesterday - Fashionista
Soooooo cuuuutttteeeeeee

Lake Bell's Perfect Transitional Chloé Look

Yesterday - Fashionista
If we were ladies who lunch, this is how we'd dress

Lupita Nyong'o Named Most Beautiful Person, Cara Delevingne May Appear in 'Girls,' Drake Enjoys Lint Rolling

Yesterday - Fashionista
And Kim Kardashian bought a bunch of copies of her 'Vogue' cover. Don't judge

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Food

Perfect Sunday Sauce

1 hour 56 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Salmon Chowder

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
My mother and father live down the street from me, just a few houses away. This is wonderfully convenient for yours truly, who often finds herself hea...

Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Dip

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Bacon and Corn Pie

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Deviled Ham with Pickled Jalapeños

3 days ago - Simply Recipes
Do any of you follow Mad Men? I watch an occasional episode, more captivated by the outfits and decor than anything else. (Wait, I recognize that wall...

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Games

China to restrict game sales based on content like gambling, violence

Yesterday - Joystiq
Since China temporarily lifted its ban on foreign video game consoles in January, it was a matter of time before the government offered new rules to r...

Twitch, Newegg put $20,000 into High School StarLeague scholarship

Yesterday - Joystiq
High School StarLeague organizes esports competitions for high school students in North America, and this season it's offering a scholarship of more t...

Red Faction: Guerilla Highlights - The Shaun Method

Yesterday - Gamespot
Chris and Maxwell sub in this week on The Shaun Method to celebrate Earth Day in Red Faction: Guerilla with crazy hammer time fun

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls soundtrack now available

Yesterday - Joystiq
The epic soundtrack from Blizzard's first Diablo 3 expansion is upon us, featuring such cheery song titles as "Paths of the Drowned" and, sure-to-be w...

Get Red Orchestra 2 for free on Steam, offer expires tonight

Yesterday - Joystiq
Developer Tripwire Interactive is giving Steam users a freebie. Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, a World War 2-themed tactical shooter, is avail...

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Health

FDA moves to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors

1 hour 53 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed measures on Thursday that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to consumers younger than 18, but would no...

More Than 7 Percent of Kids on Behavioral Meds

1 hour 48 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
A new survey finds that 7.5 percent of children aged 6–17 are taking some sort of prescription medicine for emotional or behavioral difficulties.It...

FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules

1 hour 32 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars...

Oklahoma high court clears way for two inmates' executions

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court lifted a stay of execution on Wednesday for two murderers, put in place due to c...

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson death denied latest appeal

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to hear an appeal by Michael Jackson's personal physician, Conrad Murray, who was found guilty of in...

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Humor

Comic for April 24, 2014

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Comic for May 11, 2014

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9 Famous Thinkers Who Were Total Hypocrites

Yesterday - Cracked
By Cornelius Heyer,Sammy Trujillo,Sam Jackson Published: April 23rd, 2014  If you think "hypocrite" is too strong a word for the people on this list...

6 Real How-To Guides You Won't Believe Anyone Needs

Yesterday - Cracked
By Mark Hill Published: April 23rd, 2014  One of the best things about the Internet is that it contains a wealth of information to guide you through...

25 Symbols You Never Noticed in Everyday Life

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: April 23rd, 2014  We here at Cracked love our Easter eggs. That's why we find it totally awesome to learn that there a...

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Movies

The New Japanese Trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past

Yesterday - Coming Soon
20th Century Fox has brought online the new Japanese trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past which you can watch in the player below! Opening in t...

Watch: Eye-Opening College Documentary 'Ivory Tower' First Trailer

Yesterday - First Showing
Following a premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the eye-opening documentary Ivory Tower is coming to theaters, and the first tra...

First Look Photos for Studio Ghibli's Latest 'When Marnie Was There'

Yesterday - First Showing
Marnie isn't all she seems... Time to get a first look at the latest, newest Studio Ghibli film, this one titled When Marnie Was There adapted from th...

The First Footage from Richard Linkater's Boyhood, More Than a Decade in the Making

Yesterday - Coming Soon
The first footage for Richard Linklater's Boyhood is now online and you can check it out in the player below, courtesy of Access Hollywood ! Filme...

Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o Target The Jungle Book

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming take on The Jungle Book appears set to add the voices of two more stars. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that di...

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Music

Nas Confirms Album In The Works With Timbaland

Yesterday - MTV News
MC talks about linking up with No I.D., Swizz Beatz and more on his latest. By Adam Fleischer Photo: Getty Images With all of the fanfare sur...

'Arrow' Recap: Roy Goes On A Rage-Fueled Rampage

Yesterday - MTV News
Roy Harper wakes from his Slade-induced coma in a blind fury, wreaking havoc all across Starling City.By Ryan Rigley Photo: CW There were ton...

Nas Confirms Album In The Works: 'I Found It'

Yesterday - MTV News
MC talks about linking up with Timbaland, Swizz Beatz and more on his latest. By Adam Fleischer With all of the fanfare surrounding the 20th a...

Olivia Wilde And Jason Sudeikis Welcome Son: See His First Pic

Yesterday - MTV News
Otis Alexander Sudeikis 'left the building' this week. By Emily Blake Photo: Twitter Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis are parents! The couple...

Nas Confirms Album In The Works: 'I Found It'

Yesterday - MTV News
MC talks about linking up with Timbaland, Swizz Beatz and more on his latest. By Adam Fleischer Nas Photo: Getty Images With all of the fanf...

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News

Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern

29 minutes ago - Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail indus...

Thai opposition leader seeks compromise to avert bloodshed

19 minutes ago - Reuters
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alarmed by the prospect of bloodshed in Thailand as a six-month political crisis nears a critical juncture, former Prime Minister...

Blackhawks Tie Series With Blues in Overtime Win

30 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Patrick Kane added to his big-game legacy with a 4-3 OT winner to lock his Chicago Blackhawks up 2-2 with the St. Louis Blues

More Than 7 Percent of Kids on Behavioral Meds

30 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
A new survey finds that 7.5 percent of children aged 6–17 are taking some sort of prescription medicine for emotional or behavioral difficulties.It...

Obama Urges China and Japan to Resolve Island Spat

30 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
President Barack Obama on Thursday called on China and Japan to resolve their long-simmering dispute over islands in the East China Sea

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Politics

Forecast Cut on Spending for Health

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
The new cost estimate could help state officials and others pushing for the expansion of Medicaid undue the Affordable Care Act

F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

1 hour 56 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
The federal government is also proposing to include cigars and tobacco pipes under its regulatory control

National Briefing | South: Mississippi: Governor Signs Abortion Restriction

1 hour 52 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill on Wednesday to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy

National Briefing | Plains: Oklahoma: Court Clears Way for Executions

1 hour 47 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected assertions by two death row inmates that they are entitled to know the source of the drugs that will...

National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Man in Nursing Home Is Charged With Murder

1 hour 47 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
A Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of his wheelchair to beat two of his roommates to death faces a capital murder charge

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Pop Culture

Listen To This: Love Her Back!

1 hour 16 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
"I am longing for your poison like a cancer for its prey," sings Lykke Li at the very top of Gunshot. And with those 12 words we were hooked! We are s...

Emily Blunt Suits Up For War In New 'Edge Of Tomorrow' Banner Poster

1 hour 38 minutes ago - ETOnline
The world is on the Edge Of Tomorrow and only Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise can bring the planet back from the brink of destruction. And now, in this new...

Cameron Diaz Hasn't Worn Antiperspirant In 20 Years! Holy Mother Of Stank!

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Cameron Diaz says we live in a smelly, smelly world.... Because most of the population uses antiperspirant, and we should totally stop! What the WHAT!...

Lupita Nyong'o is 'People's 'Most Beautiful'

Yesterday - ETOnline
In less than 12 months, Lupita Nyong'o has become an international star with her latest achievement being crowned People's "Most Beautiful."

Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux Exude Love On Their Way To An El Lay Lunch! See Pics HERE!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Aww, aren't they just the cutest? Jennifer Aniston and her longtime partner Justin Theroux were spotted strolling though the City of Angels on Tuesday...

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Science

Human Gut Has The Surface Area Of A Studio Apartment

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Micrograph Image Showing Intestinal Villi Photo hosted on Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0 Textbooks (here are just a few) say the surface area of...

An Algorithm That Recognizes Faces Better Than People Can

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Faces from the Dataset Used to Test the Algorithm Described Below Labeled Faces in the Wild, University of Massachusetts It's already a little eer...

NASA Astronauts to Call Colorado Students from Space

Yesterday - NASA
Cadets and students from the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy Magnet School in Colorado will gather at 11:50 a.m. EDT Thu...

NASA Exploration Forum to Showcase Human Path to Mars

Yesterday - NASA
NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send astronauts to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and othe...

Jeans That Won't Let You (Or The Planet) Get Dirty

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Photography by Brian Klutch Any time a drop of water rolls off a raincoat, a durable water repellent (DWR) treatment is doing its job. But with wash...

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Sports

Kane's 2nd goal lifts Hawks over Blues in OT

9 minutes ago - ESPN
Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to ev...

Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105 (Yahoo Sports)

1 hour 7 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the...

Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OT (Yahoo Sports)

50 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to ev...

Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1 (Yahoo Sports)

1 hour 43 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
The pine tar on Michael Pineda's neck was a stain for the New York Yankees. General manager Brian Cashman was ''embarrassed.'' Manager Joe Girardi ca...

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T.V.

American Idol: Who Blew the Judges Away?

Yesterday - TV Guide
American Idol has officially entered the homestretch. With less than a month to go in Season 13, we're at the point where each contestant will have to...

My Cat From Hell Exclusive Video: Wolfie Reports to the Poop Deck

Yesterday - TV Guide
Maine Coon cats may have been favored by pirates, but one Texas cat owner is so fed up, he may toss poor Wolfie off the plank. On the return of My Cat...

Arrow Postmortem: Who Paid the Ultimate Price for Oliver's Sins?

Yesterday - TV Guide
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Wednesday's episode of Arrow. Read at your own risk!] Arrow said farewell to yet another character o...

Netflix Orders a Spanish-Language Soccer, Er, Futbol Comedy

Yesterday - TV Guide
Netflix has apparently been spending some quality time with Rosetta Stone, as its next original series will be en Español. The streaming service has...

Jennifer Garner Is Producing a Scripted Supernatural Series for... Bravo?

Yesterday - TV Guide
Bravo, the network widely known as the home of America's realest housewives, is continuing to beef up its scripted programming slate, and its newest...

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Technology

FDA's new e-cigarette regulations target 'healthier than tobacco' claims

1 hour 28 minutes ago - Engadget
The first federal regulations for electronic cigarettes will be announced this Thursday, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The proposals...

Galileo Got Game: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Physics of Basketball.

Yesterday - Wired
In a way, a game like basketball is a physics geek’s delight. It’s a playground where you can apply physics principles to try and get some added...

IBM's Watson supercomputer will soon be your personal shopper

Yesterday - Engadget
Watson had been a doctor, a geneticist, a game show contestant and even a chef in the past. But now IBM's supercomputer has a new career: personal sho...

FCC Tells Internet To Chill, Denies That It Will Kill Net Neutrality

Yesterday - Techcrunch
 Earlier today reports struck that the FCC was considering new net neutrality rules that would allow content purveyors to pay ISPs for preferential a...

Amazon wants to ship you small-sized items … in bulk

Yesterday - Venture Beat
Above: Big problems can come in small packagesImage Credit: Joe Ravi / ShutterstockHow can big data and smart analytics tools ignite growth for your c...

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U.S.

Nepal officials go to Everest to try to end crisis

39 minutes ago - US News
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — With the Mount Everest climbing season increasingly in doubt, Nepalese tourism officials traveled to base camp Thursday to ne...

Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

25 minutes ago - US News
CHICAGO (AP) — A life-sized bronze statue of esteemed movie critic Roger Ebert will be unveiled outside the central Illinois theater that hosts the...

Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town

19 minutes ago - US News
OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews are waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a...

Biologists Watching Fish Runs After Deadly Slide

25 minutes ago - ABC News
Scientists closely watching endangered fish runs after deadly landslide, see signs of hope

Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105

1 hour 8 minutes ago - US News
HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-...

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World

China releases Japanese cargo ship

24 minutes ago - BBC
China has released a Japanese cargo ship it seized over a war-time debt, a court statement says, after the Japanese firm paid compensation

Coalitions renewable energy review an unprecedented scam, industry says

Yesterday - Guardian
Review assumes fossil fuel investors wont need to factor in any risk due to climate policies for decades Continue reading

VIDEO: Calm returns to Rio favela after riots

Yesterday - BBC
The BBC's Wyre Davies visits the Pavaozinho complex the day after riots broke out following the death of a young man allegedly beaten by police

Tories would end wind farm subsidies

1 hour 28 minutes ago - BBC
The Conservatives say they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election

VIDEO: One-minute World News

Yesterday - BBC
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day

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Live News

Nepal officials go to Everest to try to end crisis - US News
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — With the Mount Everest climbing season increasingly in doubt, Nepalese tourism officials traveled to base camp Thursday to ne...

Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled - US News
CHICAGO (AP) — A life-sized bronze statue of esteemed movie critic Roger Ebert will be unveiled outside the central Illinois theater that hosts the ...

Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town - US News
OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews are waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a ...

Kane's 2nd goal lifts Hawks over Blues in OT - ESPN
Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to ev...

Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern - Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail indus...