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'The Voice' Recap: The Live Round Begins - ABC News

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:58am

Singersroom News

'The Voice' Recap: The Live Round Begins
ABC News
"The Voice" launched its live round on Monday night, with the 12 remaining artists taking the stage for solo performances. Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher were there to offer their two cents. Here's what happened during the two-hour show:.
'Voice' singer Kristen Merlin on audio malfunction: I wanted to 'run off and cry'Today.com
'The Voice': 5 Soundbites From The Top 12Starpulse.com
'The Voice': Team Shakira's Kristen Merlin Handles a Microphone Snafu Like a ...Bustle
Idolator: All About The Music -The Hollywood Gossip
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Lockheed's Profit Surges 23% to Beat Analysts' Estimates (1) - Businessweek

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:58am

Lockheed's Profit Surges 23% to Beat Analysts' Estimates (1)
Businessweek
The aeronautics division was the only Lockheed segment with an increase in sales. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg. Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT:US), the U.S. government's top contractor, said its first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, topping analysts' ...
Lockheed Martin's sales drop 4 percent, profits up 23 percentWashington Post

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Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear - Chron.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:56am

Chron.com

Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear
Chron.com
FILE - In this May 18, 2003 file photo, mountaineers pass through the treacherous Khumbu Icefall on their way to Mount Everest near Everest Base camp, Nepal. The Khumbu Icefall is a river of ice, a kilometer or so of constantly shifting glacier punctuated by ...
Sherpas at Mount Everest say they will abandon climbing season in honour of ...ABC Online

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Novartis Buys Glaxo Cancer Drugs Amid $28.5B of Deals in CEO Jimenez's ... - Businessweek

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:50am

The Guardian

Novartis Buys Glaxo Cancer Drugs Amid $28.5B of Deals in CEO Jimenez's ...
Businessweek
Novartis AG (NOVN) will focus more on cancer, GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) on vaccines and Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY:US) on animal health as the drugmakers announced a series of deals for a total of as much as $28.5 billion today. The transactions, as well as a ...
Stocks Rise as Deals Spur Drugmaker Rally as Oil RetreatsBloomberg
Novartis Reshapes Business With GSK, Lilly DealsABC News
Novartis sees GSK's cancer drugs as potential blockbustersReuters
Wall Street Journal -The Hindu -New York Times
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Botox maker's stock soars amid $45 billion bid - USA TODAY

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:49am

New York Times

Botox maker's stock soars amid $45 billion bid
USA TODAY
NEW YORK — If there are any wrinkles in a massive $45 billion bid for the maker of Botox, investors in the company aren't seeing any. Allergan stock is skyrocketing. Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Allergan's biggest stockholder, activist investor Bill Ackman, ...
Drugmaker Allergan Targeted by Valeant, Ackman's PershingBloomberg
Botox maker gets $46 billion bidCNNMoney
Valeant, Ackman make $45B Allergan bidBusinessweek
Wall Street Journal -CTV News -Reuters UK
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Oscar Pistorius' family denies acting coaching for trial - BBC News

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:49am

BBC News

Oscar Pistorius' family denies acting coaching for trial
BBC News
Oscar Pistorius' family has denied he took acting lessons ahead of his testimony in the trial of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In a statement, they say claims he had received coaching for his emotional performance were "devoid of the truth".
Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete's family denies he took acting lessons before taking ...The Independent
Oscar Pistorius denies that he took acting lessons to prepare for murder trialNational Post
Oscar Pistorius Denies Taking Pre-Trial Acting LessonsTIME
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Marshal kills Utah gang defendant who rushed court witness, feds say - CNN

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:49am

Washington Post

Marshal kills Utah gang defendant who rushed court witness, feds say
CNN
(CNN) -- A U.S. marshal fatally shot a defendant in a Utah federal courtroom Monday morning after he rushed at a witness as his trial began, officials said. Siale Angilau, an alleged gang member charged with racketeering conspiracy, was shot several times at ...
FBI: Man dies after being shot by marshal while attacking witness in Utah federal ...seattlepi.com
US Marshal Fatally Shoots Gang Member Who Charged Witness Stand in Trialticklethewire.com

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Lytro's Magical DSLR-Like Camera Lets You Refocus Photos After You Take Them - Wired

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:48am

Telegraph.co.uk

Lytro's Magical DSLR-Like Camera Lets You Refocus Photos After You Take Them
Wired
Lytro's first offering was meant to bedazzle hipsters. The hand-held point and shoot light-field camera let photographers refocus shots after taking them. It was (and is) very cool, but it wasn't exactly up to professional standards. With a new camera called the ...
The Lytro Illum camera.Fortune

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Apple amps up recycling program, will take all of its products back - CNET

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:41am

Apple amps up recycling program, will take all of its products back
CNET
The company won't charge to recycle the old Apple devices and will offer gift cards on products that can be resold. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; April 22, 2014 5:25 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.

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Arab League criticizes Syrian election plan - Reuters

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:28am

Washington Post

Arab League criticizes Syrian election plan
Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - Holding an election in Syria while civil war rages will only obstruct international efforts to resolve the conflict, the head of the Arab League said on Tuesday. President Bashar al-Assad's government announced on Monday that a presidential ...
Syria's Assad regime accused of using First World War-type gas against rebelsNational Post
Syrian rebels make last stand for HomsMiamiHerald.com
New Syria chemical claims as election announcedKhaleej Times

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Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage - News 12 Westchester

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:20am

Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage
News 12 Westchester
You need the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player to view the video related to this article. Download Now. A search worker uses a dog to help look through a pile of debris, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the site of the massive deadly mudslide that hit the ...

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Why New Jersey atheists don't want Pledge of Allegiance in school - Christian Science Monitor

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:20am

American Live Wire

Why New Jersey atheists don't want Pledge of Allegiance in school
Christian Science Monitor
Reehold, N.J.. A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against atheist children. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories. Are you smarter than an atheist? A religious quiz ...
Family Suing NJ School District Because of God In The Pledge of AllegianceAmerican Live Wire
POLL: Matawan-Aberdeen Schools Sued For 'Under God' Phrase - What Do You ...Patch.com
Family sues school district, superintendent over 'under God' in Pledge of ...Detroit Free Press
Mason City Globe Gazette
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Police: Victim, suspect in Ga. mall shooting dead - WWL

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:15am

Police: Victim, suspect in Ga. mall shooting dead
WWL
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — After a shooting at a mall in suburban Atlanta, the victim died of her injuries and the suspect apparently killed himself, police said Tuesday. The two apparently knew each other and had some sort of confrontation Monday afternoon in a ...
Police: Victim dies, suspect apparently killed himself after shooting at Atlanta ...The Republic
Police searching for white van after mall shootingmySanAntonio.com

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McDonald's Profit Edges Lower -- 2nd Update - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:13am

MiamiHerald.com

McDonald's Profit Edges Lower -- 2nd Update
Wall Street Journal
McDonald's Corp. said its profit for the first three months of the year dropped 5.2% as the fast-food giant worked to revive its U.S. sales growth following a challenging 2013. The results missed expectations. Chief Executive Don Thompson has suggested that ...
McDonald's profit slips amid slow salesUSA TODAY
McDonald's Earnings Preview: Declining Sales, Rising Prices and Growing ...Forbes
McDonald's profit slips amid weak salesSTLtoday.com
Chicago Tribune
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Harley-Davidson posts higher-than-expected profit - Reuters

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:34am

MiamiHerald.com

Harley-Davidson posts higher-than-expected profit
Reuters
April 22 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, lifted by strong sales growth outside its core North American market. The U.S. motorcycle maker reported first-quarter net income of $265.9 million, or $1.21 ...
Harley-Davidson 1Q earnings up 18.7 percentCapitalGazette.com
Harley-Davidson Profit Rises 19% on Improved SalesWall Street Journal

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Aereo, US Broadcasters to Square Off at Supreme Court - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:30am

SFGate

Aereo, US Broadcasters to Square Off at Supreme Court
Wall Street Journal
Television broadcasters and online-video startup Aereo Inc. will square off at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in a battle over copyright law that could shake up the industry. Aereo is aiming to become an increasing player in the market for consumers who ...
Aereo fights for future before the Supreme CourtLos Angeles Times
Startup Fights TV Networks In Copyright Case Before Supreme CourtNPR
case could change how you watch TVCNNMoney
Mashable -The Wire -Disruptive Competition Project
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Lance Armstrong's longtime team manager banned 10 years - NBCSports.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:27am

Lance Armstrong's longtime team manager banned 10 years
NBCSports.com
Johan Bruyneel, the man at the helm of Lance Armstrong's cycling teams for all seven of his stripped Tour de France titles, was banned 10 years for involvement in “doping conspiracy,” the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday. The Belgian Bruyneel “was at ...

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Obama set to begin four-nation tour of Asia - Channel News Asia

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:04am

Channel News Asia

Obama set to begin four-nation tour of Asia
Channel News Asia
US President Barack Obama is set to embark on a four-nation tour of Asia, with stops planned in Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. PHOTOS; VIDEOS. US President Barack Obama at Brady Press Room at the White House in Washington, DC.
Territorial row impacting integration in AsiaPhilippine Star
Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to ChinaSumter Item

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Obama heads to Japan to reassure Asia allies - USA TODAY

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:03am

BBC News

Obama heads to Japan to reassure Asia allies
USA TODAY
BEIJING – President Obama leaves Tuesday for Asia but is skipping the regional giant here that is scaring its neighbors to reassure allies of the American commitment to their security. Obama plans a four nation, eight-day trip in which he will dine with the ...
Japan's Abe Sends Traditional Offering to Yasukuni ShrineBloomberg
Obama Visit to Asia Seen as Counterweight to ChinaTIME
China media: Obama's Asia tourBBC News
Bangkok Post -The Japan Times -Reuters UK
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Gunmen kill 4 senior security officials in Yemen - Chron.com

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:48am

The Daily Star

Gunmen kill 4 senior security officials in Yemen
Chron.com
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say gunmen have killed four senior security officers in the past 24 hours in a string of attacks. The assassinations come as the Yemeni government pursues what officials say is a major campaign — reportedly backed ...
Attacks kill four Yemeni officers in two daysKhaleej Times
Al-Qaeda's chief bombmaker believed deadAl-Arabiya
US steps up drone strikes against militants in YemenLos Angeles Times
CBS News -Yemen Post -Daily Times
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