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    Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson criticised Tyne and Wear referee Andy Haines for sending off defender Shaun Brisley as his promotion-chasers went down 1-0 at

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    • Debbie Gibson Details Her Struggle With Lyme Disease

      Debbie Gibson isn't just a pop star. For the past year, she's also been a patient. Gibson, who is best known for her '80s songs such as "Only in My Dreams" and "Shake Your Love," revealed on her blog Wednesday that she's been diagnosed with Lyme disease.

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      • How Victoria Beckham Celebrated Her 40th Birthday

        There is no competition: Victoria Beckham wins for the best way to spend one's 40th birthday.

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        • Plane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank

          An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement that has prompted recent warnings from a government watchdog. The jet became the subject of international ...

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          • Football - McClaren dismisses top-two hopes

            Derby manager Steve McClaren has declared Burnley certainties for automatic promotion despite delaying their return to the Barclays Premier League with a 2-0

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            • Who are the 'little green men' helping Ukraine's rebels?

              The expertly armed, masked men in matching camouflage stripped of all insignia are tough, taciturn and tactically devastating.

              • 15 clever beauty uses for Vaseline

                If I had to name one beauty product that I can't live without, Vaseline ranks pretty high on my list. I have tins of the stuff of everywhere including on my desk, in my bag and in the car. Not only is it super cheap but it has endless beauty uses. Want to use yours as a more than just a lip balm?…

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                • Texas has been holding this man hostage for 12,600 days

                  Last week, in a decision that contorted both law and fact, a state judge ruled against an illiterate, intellectually disabled black man named Jerry Hartfield. Hartfield has been imprisoned for more than 33 years — without a valid conviction or sentence authorizing his confinement. In the latest…

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                  • 20-year-old West Ham player loses battle with cancer

                    The young Hammers striker continued to play while undergoing treatment but passed away this morning.

                    • Why Portland Reservoir Was Flushed After Teen Peed in It

                      Officials in Portland, Ore., are flushing 38 million gallons of public drinking water after a 19-year-old was caught on camera urinating into an open reservoir on Wednesday (April 16). As expected, the sample came back clean, Jaymee Cuti, a spokeswoman for the Portland Water Bureau, told Live…

                      • Russian Spy Planes in U.S. Skies

                        Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty. But a new, ultra-sophisticated spy plane has U.S. military and intelligence bosses spooked.

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                        • How Kate, Duchess of Cambridge got her own back on Prince William

                          I don't know what else the Duke of Cambridge expected to happen. After several comments about Kate, Duchess of Cambridge's wardrobe on their royal tour of New Zealand and Australia, his wife has taken her revenge. Kate mentioned William's thinning hair. I'm not surprised Kate wanted to get her own…

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                          • 5 features an Amazon phone might offer

                            A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer. Amazon hasn't ...

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                            • Soap spoilers 21-25 April: We preview EastEnders, Coronation Street and Emmerdale

                              Find out what's coming up in this week's Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale.

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                              • Health and safety cases ridiculed

                                A Government minister has written to schools and councils to highlight a spate of "ridiculous" health and safety excuses including a ban on girls wearing frilly socks and refusal to clear up dog mess in a playground.

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                                • One of the oldest surviving copies of all four Gospels is in Dublin

                                  The manuscripts are believed to have been discovered in Egypt in 1929.

                                  • Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

                                    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.

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                                    • 'Earth Cousin' Discovery a Milestone in Search for Alien Life

                                      Astronomers announced today (April 17) that they have found the first "Earth cousin" — a rocky world roughtly the size of Earth called Kepler-186f that may be capable of supporting life as we know it. The discovery further bolsters the emerging view that Earth is not such a unique place, and that…

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                                        • Houses to be knocked – because they’re not medieval

                                          Experts found that the front and rear walls of the two houses date mostly from 1881 and 1908, with no evidence they date to medieval times.