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As Hope for Ferry Survivors Fades, Stories of Heroism Emerge

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Originally posted on TIME:

Tales of young crew members helping passengers escape the doomed Sewol ferry are emerging in the aftermath of its sinking off South Korea. At the same time, the official death toll from the disaster continues to climb and funerals are held for those victims whose bodies have already been recovered.

Praise has poured in for three crew members — Kim Ki-woong,Jeong…

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Usher Reveals His Son Is A Diabetic: ‘This Year Has Been Really One Of My Hardest’

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Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:

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Usher may be all smiles on TV but the superstar and father of two revealed that he’s been going through a lot behind closed doors. During an interview on the “TODAY” show this week, the “Confessions” singer said the past 12 months has been the most difficult time of his life.

“This year has been really one of my hardest years,” he shared. “I lost my…

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Join Nicci Gilbert’s ‘R&B Divas: Atlanta’ Google Hangout #Divashangout

Join Nicci Gilbert’s ‘R&B Divas: Atlanta’ Google Hangout #Divashangout

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Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:

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Nicci Gilbert may not be a cast member on “R&B Divas: Atlanta” anymore, but thanks to her new #Divashangout chat she’s still in the mix! The songstress and creator executive producer is hosting live Divas & Cocktails after each episode, and we can’t wait to hear what she thought of tonight’s premiere episode. Check out Nicci’s #CREATORSCOMMENTARY on Google…

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

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Originally posted on TechCrunch:

Earlier today reports struck that the FCC was considering new net neutrality rules that would allow content purveyors to pay ISPs for preferential access to their networks. This would have made it possible for content companies to speed the delivery of their material across the Internet. The FCC, nearly a full working day after the story broke, has respondedin…

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How Google completely botched the Google Glass rollout

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Originally posted on BGR:

Google Glass has had a rough year in the court of public opinion. Not only has the device become the fodder of jokes for late-night comedians, but even some of its high-profileearly adopters have started bashing it with gleeful abandon. Forbes has written a good autopsyof all the mistakes that Google has made when rolling out Glass to the general public and it gives…

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Julia Roberts: I’m meditating to get over my sister’s death

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Originally posted on Metro:

Grieving: Julia Roberts is using meditation to come to terms with her sister's death (Picture: AP)

Grieving: Julia Roberts is using meditation to come to terms with her sister’s death (Picture: AP)

Hollywood star Julia Roberts has broken her silence over the death of her half-sister Nancy Motes – and told how meditation is helping her cope.

The Oscar-winning actress called her sibling’s apparent drug overdose ‘inexplicable’ but said chanting every day is helping…

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Microsoft Will Pick Up 93.5% Of The Windows Phone Device Market When Its Nokia Deal Closes On Friday

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Originally posted on TechCrunch:

After delay and minor intrigue, the $7.2 billion Microsoft-Nokia deal will close this Friday. With its conclusion, Microsoft will become the de facto Windows Phone OEM, building and shipping the lion’s share of the smartphones that are part of the platform.

The Nokia assets will be called Microsoft Mobile.

According to the latest statistics from AdDuplexcoverin…

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Everplans Raises $2.1 Million To Help Users Plan For Their Final Steps

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Originally posted on TechCrunch:

The internet ages with its users.

As the first digital generation learned the language of computing and online networking it created tools for every conceivable life event. On the Web these days you can plan for everything from having a baby to buying a car to getting into college and even getting married (and divorced).

Now, Beyondly, which does business as Ev…

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'Fargo' Showrunner Signs Overall Deal with FX

‘Fargo’ Showrunner Signs Overall Deal with FX

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Originally posted on Variety:

“Fargo” writer-executive producer-showrunner Noah Hawley and his production company 26 Keys have closed a two-year overall production deal with FX Productions, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, presidents of original programming for FX Networks and FX Productions.

The deal will encompass all projects developed for cable and broadcast television.

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