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Where Wall Street met Silicon Valley
(Headline News )
Two cultures collide at the online retail giant [1]


Netflix battles for big budget TV
(Headline News )
The battle for exclusive online TV shows [2]


Rare airing for Hellers Catch-22 staging
(Headline News )
The story of Joseph Hellers forgotten Catch-22 theatre script [3]


VIDEO: Boston runners recall marathon attack
(Headline News )
Duo remember Boston Marathon as they return to run again [4]


The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp
(Headline News )
The man who takes wayward children to therapy camp [5]


Back to the future with Isaac Asimov
(Headline News )
Isaac Asimovs predictions- 50 years on [6]


What are the hazards facing a plane stowaway?
(Headline News )
How can the human body endure clinging to a plane wheel? [7]


VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine
(Headline News )
Group prepares autistic workers for tech jobs [8]


Gay leader scout troop disbanded
(Headline News )
The Boy Scouts of America revokes the charter of a scouting group at a church in the US state of Washington after learning its leader is gay. [9]


US defendant shot dead in court
(Headline News )
A man accused of robbery and assault is shot and killed in a Salt Lake City courthouse after he lunged at a witness giving evidence. [10]


Executions delayed in secrecy row
(Headline News )
Oklahomas highest court delays the execution of two murderers who challenged state secrecy over the drugs used to kill death row inmates. [11]


Detroit mob beating to go to trial
(Headline News )
A Detroit judge says four men accused over a mob beating of a driver who hit a young child will stand trial for attempted murder. [12]


Michigan university race ban upheld
(Headline News )
The top US court rules 6-2 upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences in university admissions in the US state of Michigan. [13]


Netflix reports rise in profits
(Headline News )
Internet streaming video service Netflix reports profits of $53m during the first quarter- and says it will soon increase subscription prices. [14]


McDonalds profit hurt by US sales
(Headline News )
McDonalds reports a fall in profit for the first three months of the year after sales in its US restaurants fell by more than expected. [15]


Should the US regulate e-cigarettes?
(Headline News )
A new congressional report on the marketing of e-cigarettes to children has sparked a debate about the future of vaping. [16]


VIDEO: Boston victims helped me win
(Headline News )
The winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon has paid tribute to victims of the bombing at last years race. [17]


VIDEO: Obama opens official Easter egg race
(Headline News )
US President Barack Obama opens the White House for the annual Easter Egg race- which he described as one of the most fun parts of his job. [18]


VIDEO: Boy survives flight in wheel well
(Headline News )
A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii. [19]


VIDEO: Near miss at train safety briefing
(Headline News )
US senator Richard Blumenthal has had a close call with a train during a news conference on rail safety. [20]


VIDEO: Mixed emotions at Boston marathon
(Headline News )
Spectators cheer on the runners- reporting feelings of solidarity and defiance one year on from the bombings which killed three and injured more than 260. [21]


VIDEO: NY horse-drawn carriages face ban
(Headline News )
The new mayor of New York has vowed to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in the city- saying they are inhumane. [22]


VIDEO: Witnesses to US courtroom shooting
(Headline News )
A man accused of robbery and assault was shot and killed in a Salt Lake City court after he lunged at a witness giving evidence. [23]


Radcliffe play wows Broadway critics
(Headline News )
Actor Daniel Radcliffe gets five-star reviews for the Broadway production of The Cripple of Inishmaan. [24]


Rubin Hurricane Carter dies
(Headline News )
Rubin Hurricane Carter- the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry- dies aged 76. [25]


Airbnb in court over housing laws
(Headline News )
Airbnb- the website that lets people rent their homes to holidaymakers- is to appear at the Supreme Court in New York. [26]


Chris Browns assault trial delayed
(Headline News )
Brown and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy were arrested after a man accused them of punching him outside a Washington hotel. [27]


Boeing gets $4.6bn China plane order
(Headline News )
Chinas Shandong Airlines says it has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft- worth $4.6bn (£2.7bn) at list prices. [28]


Boston marathon honours bomb victims
(Headline News )
Thousands of runners take to the streets of Boston as it honours those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year at the marathons finish line. [29]


Boy survives flight in wheel well
(Headline News )
A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii. [30]


Obama signs UN envoy visa ban law
(Headline News )
President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in terrorist activity. [31]


Iran condemns US skyscraper seizure
(Headline News )
Iran condemns a decision by the US to seize a Manhattan high-rise belonging to a charitable foundation and sell proceeds to victims of attacks by Iran-backed militants. [32]


Hacking the instrument of the future
(Headline News )
Sleep-deprived coders enjoy an epic adventure [33]


US delays Keystone XL decision
(Headline News )
The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit. [34]


Snowden and Putin: Who is playing whom?
(Headline News )
NSA leaker Edward Snowden responds to criticism of his appearance on Russian television to question Russian President Vladimir Putin about government surveillance. [35]


VIDEO: Where will tech take us in 50 years?
(Headline News )
What tech do people expect to see in 50 years? [36]


Boston Strong: Tragedy on sale
(Headline News )
What in the World: commercialisation dishonours Boston Marathon deaths- China bashes UKs human rights report hypocrisy- and Nigeria spiralling out of control. [37]


Calgary killing suspects dad speaks
(Headline News )
The father of a man suspected of stabbing to death five people in the Canadian city of Calgary says his son was a great kid with a bright future. [38]


Is a rebellion brewing in Nevada?
(Headline News )
Rancher and armed supporters face off against government [39]


How 420 became code for marijuana
(Headline News )
Why pot smokers love the number 420 [40]


Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback
(Headline News )
After 20 years- Alfa Romeo returns to the US [41]


VIDEO: Eaten by cannibals in New Guinea?
(Headline News )
Solving the mystery of Michael Rockefeller [42]


VIDEO: Stewart Copelands Ben-Hur film score
(Headline News )
New music for Ben-Hur from Police drummer Stewart Copeland [43]


Google shares fall on ad concerns
(Headline News )
Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising. [44]


Weibo shares surge on US debut
(Headline News )
Shares in Chinas largest Twitter-like service- Weibo- went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US- despite a disappointing start. [45]


Study: US is an oligarchy, not a democracy
(Headline News )
What in the World: A new report finds that an elite few dominate US policy- the human error behind South Koreas ferry tragedy- and Algerias uneasy status quo election. [46]


Rob Ford launches re-election bid
(Headline News )
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford kicks off his re-election campaign at an event his brother calls history in the making. [47]


Kim Novak speaks out over jibes
(Headline News )
Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this years Oscars. [48]


Charges over Todd cyber-bullying
(Headline News )
A man is charged in the Netherlands in connection with the suicide of Canadian teenager Amanda Todd- who killed herself after cyber bullying. [49]


US freeing Iran funds as deal kept
(Headline News )
The United States is to release frozen Iranian funds- saying Tehran has kept commitments made under an interim deal over its nuclear programme. [50]


Obama: Healthcare law is working
(Headline News )
President Barack Obama defends his signature healthcare law- saying the debate over its repeal is over as he touts high enrolment numbers. [51]


VIDEO: How Mustang got an Empire view
(Headline News )
A 2015 Ford Mustang convertible had to be cut into six pieces so it could go on display at the top of the Empire State Building. [52]


VIDEO: Dig seeks identity of dead boys
(Headline News )
A University of South Florida anthropologist seeks to return remains of boys who died at a state reform school to their relatives. [53]


VIDEO: NYPD shuts down Muslim spying unit
(Headline News )
A secret New York Police Department programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats has been disbanded. [54]


VIDEO: Could big business take over Tribeca?
(Headline News )
Robert De Niros Tribeca Film Festival opens in New York amid fears big business investment could risk extravaganzas integrity [55]


US banking giants see mixed results
(Headline News )
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump. [56]


Rapper Andre Johnson cuts off penis
(Headline News )
An artist affiliated with Wu-Tang Clan- is taken to hospital after apparently cutting off his penis and jumping from a building in an apparent suicide attempt. [57]


Joe Bidens son to run for governor
(Headline News )
Beau Biden- son of US Vice-President Joe Biden- announces he will run for governor of the state of Delaware in 2016. [58]


Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade
(Headline News )
A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading. [59]


Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy
(Headline News )
The daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces she is pregnant with her first child. [60]


Portland to empty city reservoir
(Headline News )
The city of Portland- Oregon- is dumping 38m gallons (143m litres) of reservoir water after a teenager was caught urinating into the water supply. [61]


Abu Hamza used cover of religion
(Headline News )
A radical cleric extradited from the UK used the cover of religion to hide his part in a global terror campaign- a prosecutor in New York says. [62]


US casino: Poker pro Ivey cheated
(Headline News )
An Atlantic City- New Jersey- casino sues professional poker player Phil Ivey- accusing him of winning $10m (£6m) by cheating at baccarat. [63]


Yahoo shares jump despite profit fall
(Headline News )
Shares in the struggling internet search giant Yahoo surge 9%- despite first-quarter profits falling 20%. [64]


Five dead in Calgary party stabbing
(Headline News )
The son of a long-serving policeman is arrested in connection with the stabbing death of five people at a house party in Calgary- police in the Canadian city say. [65]


NYPD disbands Muslim spying unit
(Headline News )
The New York Police department shutters a secret programme designed to listen to and track Muslims in the citys neighbourhoods to identify threats. [66]


How to move a T-Rex dinosaur
(Headline News )
Moving a dinosaur skeleton across the US [67]


Bombing couple still Boston strong
(Headline News )
Boston marathon bombing survivors cope with aftermath [68]


Exhuming remains at Florida school
(Headline News )
Who was buried behind a boys school in Florida? [69]


Uplifting letters of hope sent to children of Syria
(Headline News )
Childrens uplifting letters of hope to homeless Syrians [70]


Boston marks bombing anniversary
(Headline News )
Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last years marathon- honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors. [71]


VIDEO: Son of slain Sikh plans US House run
(Headline News )
Son of slain Sikh leader running for US Congress [72]


Coca-colas fizzy sales go flat
(Headline News )
The amount of fizzy drinks Coca-Cola sells worldwide falls for the first time in 15 years- but still drinks sales are up by 8%. [73]


China must allow currency to rise
(Headline News )
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the worlds economy are to see stable growth. [74]


Liam Neeson: Save our horse carriages
(Headline News )
What in the World: An actor stands up for Central Park carriage rides- Brazilian prostitutes anticipate World Cup surge- and Iranian media react to UN ambassador row. [75]


Breaking Bad star wins fan prom date
(Headline News )
Actor Bryan Cranston helps a teenage Breaking Bad fan secure a date to his prom- by filming a special proposal in character as Walter White. [76]


US Airways apologises for porn tweet
(Headline News )
US Airways apologises after an explicit photo was sent from its official Twitter account in response to a customer complaint. [77]


VIDEO: Zac Efron strips off at award ceremony
(Headline News )
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire took the prize for best film at the MTV Movie Awards. Watch highlights from the evening [78]


VIDEO: Near miss amid Michigan storms
(Headline News )
Communities in the midwestern US state of Michigan are recovering from a series of strong thunderstorms which blew through parts of the state on Saturday night. [79]


VIDEO: Baby bodies found in Utah house
(Headline News )
A woman in the US state of Utah has admitted strangling and suffocating six of her own newborn babies. [80]


VIDEO: How to pack a dinosaur for a move
(Headline News )
In order to transport the remains of a 66-million-year-old dinosaur from Montana to Washington- DC experts must follow a rigorous packing regimen. [81]


VIDEO: Mass stabbing at Canada college party
(Headline News )
Five college student have been killed in a late night knife attack at a house party in Canada. [82]


VIDEO: Boston marks bombing anniversary
(Headline News )
Boston is marking the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last years marathon- honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the citys residents. [83]


VIDEO: Biden: We own the finish line
(Headline News )
Boston has marked the first anniversary of the deadly bombing at last years marathon- honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the citys residents. [84]


NSA stories take Pulitzer Prize
(Headline News )
The Guardian and Washington Post newspapers share the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying. [85]


Ultimate Warrior cause of death confirmed
(Headline News )
The wrestler died at his Arizona hotel on 8 April- days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. [86]


Privacy fears over FBI database
(Headline News )
A facial recognition database being built by the FBI could contain over 52m images by 2015 causing concern to privacy campaigners [87]


Americas see Blood moon eclipse
(Headline News )
Skywatchers in the Americas have caught a rare celestial show caused by the Earths shadow falling across the Moon. [88]


Justin Bieber assault hearing set
(Headline News )
The singers next court hearing over his assault charge for hitting a limousine driver will take place in May. [89]


Obama nominates new health secretary
(Headline News )
US President Barack Obama nominates budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to succeed Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. [90]


Abu Hamza trial set to start in US
(Headline News )
The trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri- the radical cleric extradited from the UK to the US in 2012- is due to start at a federal court in New York. [91]


Watson wins second Masters title
(Headline News )
American Bubba Watson beats compatriot Jordan Spieth and Swedens Jonas Blixt by three shots to win the Masters golf at Augusta. [92]


Baby bodies found in Utah house
(Headline News )
A Utah woman faces murder charges after the bodies of seven babies are found in cardboard boxes in her garage of her former home. [93]


Shopping for a perilous journey
(Headline News )
The border town shops that equip migrants for a perilous journey [94]


VIDEO: The rise of stay-at-home mothers
(Headline News )
Who are the growing number of stay-at-home mums in the US? [95]


Student debt crushes home-buying dream
(Headline News )
Student loans trap graduates dreaming of home ownership [96]


US ads go after the competition
(Headline News )
Why US adverts are so confrontational [97]


VIDEO: How about never - is never good for you?
(Headline News )
New Yorker cartoons editor seeks the bounds of good taste [98]


Ban knives? Attack prompts gun debate
(Headline News )
School attack rekindles gun-control debate [99]


Who is challenging Torontos Rob Ford?
(Headline News )
Who is in the fight to oust Torontos embattled- addled mayor in the upcoming election? [100]


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