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David Bowie Tribute : Son Says Lorde’s Brits Homage Was ‘Beautiful’ After Slamming Lady Gaga’s Last Week

David Bowie’s son said Lorde’s tribute to his father at the Brits on Wednesday was «beautiful.» Lorde, who is only 19, performed a simple, sober and powerful Life On Mars on stage, alongside musicians who played alongside David Bowie for decades. Duncan Jones, the late singer’s son who recently announced he was expecting his first child, tweeted and thanked the ...

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Market Wrap: S&P 500 Scores Best Week in Nearly a Year

Filed under: Market News, Federal Reserve, Consumer Goods, Healthcare Industry, Interest Rates Richard Drew/AP By Noel Randewich NEW YORK — Wall Street racked up a solid week Friday, with health care, technology and consumer stocks making gains and investors looking beyond a widely expected December interest rate hike. The S&P 500 ended its strongest week in almost a year, while ...

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Why This Is The Week to Book Fall Travel

Filed under: Personal Finance, Travel, How to Save Money, Airfare, Vacation Planning Getty Images By Jason Notte NEW YORK — Fall doesn’t start for about another month, but welcome to the start of fall’s bargain travel season. The travel calendar is loaded with great off-peak dates in the early weeks of December, much of January and even early summer, but ...

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Market Wrap: Wall Street Rises, Registers 3rd Week of Gains

Filed under: General Electric, Earnings, Market News, Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK — U.S. stocks ended higher Friday, notching a third week of gains, lifted by a jump in General Electric shares and upbeat consumer sentiment data. The S&P 500’s three weeks of gains marked its longest winning streak since May, extending a rebound ...

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The Ubuntu phone is real and going on sale next week

It’s been a long road, spanning more than two years of adversity, but Ubuntu finally has a smartphone to call home. It’s called the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition and is built by Spanish company BQ. This little-known manufacturer of tablets and e-readers is adapting one of its Android handsets to run Ubuntu and selling it for €169.90 (just over $ ...

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Supreme Court stays execution scheduled next week in Texas

Frances BurnsWASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) — The U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay Thursday to a man who was scheduled to die next week after 30 years on death row in Texas. Top News – UPI.com

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Reggie Bush not practicing Thursday; fantasy status iffy for Week 8

Reggie Bush isn’t practicing on Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications. Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush is not practicing with the team on Thursday, according to Tim Twentyman of the team website. Bush is dealing with an ankle injury and his status is a downgrade from Wednesday, when he was a limited participant in practice. Unfortunately, it looks like ...

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Mortgage Rates Continue Slide for Fifth Straight Week

Filed under: Mortgages, Refinancing, Real Estate, Housing Market, Home Buying Keith Srakocic/AP WASHINGTON — Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to slide this week, raising prospects of a wave of consumers refinancing their loans. The 30-year mortgage fell further below 4 percent. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan declined to 3.92 percent ...

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NFL power rankings 2014, Week 6: Cowboys continue climb with 4-1 start

While Denver and Seattle remain at the top, the surging Cowboys are nearing their neighborhood. While some teams such as the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks remain at the top of the power rankings, preseason afterthoughts like the Dallas Cowboys have come to the forefront. Tony Romo appears recovered from a back injury that knocked him out near the end ...

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Golf Legend Gary Player — 5,200 Sit-Ups Per Week … At 78-Years-Old!!!

EXCLUSIVE He’s 78-years-old … but golf legend Gary Player tells TMZ Sports he still knocks out 5,200 sit-ups every single week!!!!!!!! This is no joke.  The South African stallion was making his way through NYC Monday when he told us about his incredible fitness regimen … a regimen that landed him on the cover of ESPN’s Body Issue in 2013.  ...

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