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Lana Del Rey 2014 North American Tour Schedule Announced

Lana Del Rey 2014 North American Tour Schedule: 04-23 GRAND PRAIRIE, TX @ VERIZON THEATRE AT GRAND PRAIRIE 04-25 NEW ORLEANS, LA @ THE SUGARMILL 04-27 MIAMI, FL @ THE FILLMORE 05-01 ATLANTA, GA @ THE TABERNACLE 05-02 NASHVILLE, TN @ RYMAN AUDITORIUM 05-05 MONTREAL, QC @ BELL CENTER 05-06 BOSTON, MA @ HOUSE OF […]

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Breaking News: US President Barack Obama Issues Statement on the George Zimmerman Verdict

United States President Barack Obama released a statement concerning the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial: “[The] death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy. Not just for his family, or for any one community, but for America. I know this case has elicited strong passions. And in the wake of the verdict, I know those […]

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Edward Snowden Reveals Himself As Leak of NSA Information in Prism Scandal

Edward Snowden reveals himself as the informant in the NSA Prism scandal. A former CIA contract employee, Edward Snowden is now in Hong Kong awaiting possible extradition to the United States. A current contract employee for defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton, Snowden claims he revealed the information to protect peoples’ freedoms and liberties around the […]

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United States President Barack Obama and People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping Agree to Curb North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama met in┬áRancho Mirage, California┬áto discuss a range of issues from North Korea to climate change and trade relations between the United States and China. [Al Jazeera]  

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Los Angeles River Now Open to Kayakers

In a reversal of a policy in place since the 1930s, the city of Los Angeles has opened up its namesake river to kayakers who can now legally row its waters. The river had been closed to kayakers since devastating floods earlier in the 20th century forced the city to pave the banks of the […]

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Video

Archival Color Video of 1930s New York City: Amazing Look at Manhattan Before WWII

The 70 something year old footage was stored by the Romano Archive and filmed by a French tourist, Jean Vivier, in the summer of 1939. It’s beautiful to see New York City when it was beginning to emerge as a world financial and commercial capital. It is also interesting to note the dignified dress and […]

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Maine Man Fakes Kidnap that Kills Girl

A fifteen year-old girl by the name of Nichole Cable, from Glenburn, Maine, was missing for a week before her body was discovered in the woods off of Route 43 near Oldtown. Nichole’s cause of death has not yet been determined, but the involvement of 20 year-old Kyle Dube has shed some light on this […]

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Terrorist Attack in Boston

As many of you know, a terrorist attack occurred today in Boston, Massachusetts during the annual Boston Marathon Race. Two bombs were detonated in the Copley Square area, killing three and wounding well over one hundred people. Information as to who perpetrated this act of terror is as of yet still unavailable. For its brief […]

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Chinese Tech Giant Lenovo May Purchase Blackberry Maker Research in Motion (RIM)

Chinese computing giant Lenovo is considering purchasing Canadian smartphone handset maker RIM in a bid to join the burgeoning smartphone market.   The world’s second largest computer manufacturer by volume, Lenovo’s purchase of Research in Motion would give it an entrance into the lucrative smartphone segment in an effort to diversify its non-pc assets.   […]

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Video Games

Trion Worlds Announces North American Release of ArcheAge in Fall 2013

In a coup for Trion, home of popular MMO Rift, the publisher announced today that it be the home in North America for recently-released and much anticipated Korean sandbox MMO ArcheAge.   ArcheAge, which was in development for more than 6 years and comes from the creator of Lineage, Jake Song, was searching for a […]

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