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8 ways this city is better than Paris

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 08:07
Paris has a lot going for it. But France's second city has a sophistication that makes it a très chic option for travelers.
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'Greatest food porn'?

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 08:05
Anthony Bourdain goes to Lyon with Daniel Boulud and other world-famous chefs. For more tune in Sunday, 9pm EST.
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MERS cases spike to 339

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 07:57
The number of new cases of the Middle East respiratory symptom coronavirus spiked by 26 over the weekend, including 10 deaths, the Saudi Arabian Health Ministry said.
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The week in 30 photos

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 07:52
North Korea's "Outstanding Leader" leaving women breathless, and a breathtaking shot of Earth from space are just some of the top photos of the past week.
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Funnel cloud spotted in Kansas?

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 07:39
Severe storms are threatening the central U.S. CNN's Jennifer Gray has the latest.
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Dad: Teen stowaway 'a good kid'

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 07:34
The father of the teen who survived a flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jetliner says his son is "a good kid" who has struggled to adjust to life in America.
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Searchers unearth grave of 'E.T.'

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 07:06
"E.T." may have soared in the movies. But as a video game, it was an epic turkey.
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LZ: Watch out for Racism 2.0

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 07:04
Bashing Cliven Bundy for his remarks regarding race is like LeBron James dunking on a 5-foot rim: Pointless.
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Google Glass Parody Shows Family Lost in Wearable Computing

Mashable - Mon, 2014-04-28 06:30

Taking pot shots at Google Glass has officially gone mainstream

That's the only conclusion we can come to after watching a new commercial from Colorado-based FirstBank, in which an entire family hilariously attempts to have dinner while wearing what looks like an unwieldy parody of Google's wearable device

See also: When Google Glass Haters Attack

Conceived by TDA_Boulder, a local advertising agency, the commercial takes us into the home of a family addicted to using the Google Glass-like device

Stumbling through serving a meal to her family, the device-wearing mother pours food over her husband while staring into the tiny faux-Glass screen. As the food pours into his lap the husband remains oblivious, swiping at what is supposed to be some menu he's looking at on his own head-mounted device Read more...

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Players outraged by team owner

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 06:06
Los Angeles Clippers players find a way to show they're upset by racist comments attributed to team owner Donald Sterling.
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Boys will be boys

Bulatlat - Mon, 2014-04-28 06:00
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
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Sad truth behind that puppy in the window

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:51
Morgan Spurlock explores the world of puppy mills, shelters and pedigree. For more tune in Sunday, 10pm EST.
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Will NBA suspend team owner?

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:44
Adam Silver has been NBA commissioner for only a few months. A few relatively controversy-free months.
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Tori Spelling talks hubby's affair

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:42
Actress Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott discuss their marriage woes on Lifetime's "True Tori."
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Damage from tornadoes

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:41
A strong storm system could bring more severe weather -- including tornadoes, damaging winds and hail -- to much of the country this weekend.
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Can twerking revive classical music?

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:34
A dance group is hoping its twerking YouTube video will increase interest in classical music.
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Clippers Players Wear Shirts Inside Out to Protest Racist Remarks

Mashable - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:27

The controversy couldn't be ignored

When ABC's broadcast of the NBA playoffs game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors started, viewers saw Clippers players wearing their warmup T-shirts inside out in solidarity against racist remarks — caught on tape — allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling. Players also uncharacteristically wore black socks and armbands.

A commentator during the game's first quarter revealed Clippers star player Chris Paul told her that the team discussed not participating in the game at all, but everyone instead decided to take a stand with the fashion statement. Read more...

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Best airport restaurants

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2014-04-28 05:06
From boxed sandwiches and salads in plastic tubs to fine dining.
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Dangerous Multi-State Tornado Outbreak Now Underway

Mashable - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:53

A huge swath of the central United States, stretching from Nebraska to northern Louisiana, is on high alert through Sunday night for severe thunderstorms, including the possibility of multiple strong tornadoes, large hail and damaging straight-line winds

While it is unclear whether a worst-case scenario — a multi-day tornado outbreak featuring violent, long-lasting tornadoes — will occur, forecasters are urging residents in affected states to stay tuned to the latest forecasts, and prepare to take tornado precautions if necessary

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC), which is the tornado forecasting branch of the National Weather Service, has issued a string of tornado watches, with the greatest risk of long-lasting, strong tornadoes focusing on Arkansas, eastern Oklahoma, northeastern Texas and northern Louisiana Read more...

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How Much Longer Will Donald Sterling Disgrace the NBA?

Mashable - Mon, 2014-04-28 04:30

The trash talk and on-court chippiness everyone knew would mark the ongoing NBA playoffs series between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors were put into stark perspective on Friday when an audio recording featuring vile, racist comments purportedly made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling hit the web

Sterling's alleged comments have been rebuked by the league's biggest names, sparked withering replies from global celebrities and spurred outrage among the general non-sports-focused public

But the reaction of many close followers of the NBA was not "This is outrageous and unbelievable!" It was more like, "Of course he did. This is news?" Read more...

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