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Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 7-5, win both Down Under

Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 7-5, win both Down UnderSYDNEY (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers felt right at home in their season-opening series Down Under.

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March Madness 2014 was live streamed nearly 70 million times

March Madness 2014 was live streamed nearly 70 million timesHey, look, we all know the Super Bowl is a pretty big deal. But March Madness isn't that far off, both in terms of viewership and the great dose of excitement it injects into fans. And there are numbers to prove it too.

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Pizza served with Mexican slang causes stir in U.S. border states

Pizza served with Mexican slang causes stir in U.S. border statesBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Even before the first pie is delivered, a jalapeño-heavy pizza with a Mexican slang name has produced chuckles among Spanish speakers in U.S. border states and an advertising ban by broadcasters who say the moniker could get them fined. The new dish called "La Chingona," which can be translated most

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Profits at Nigeria's Fidelity Bank drop 58 pct

Nigeria's Fidelity Bank said on Wednesday its pretax profit fell to 9.03 billion naira ($54.75 mln) in 2013 from 21.34 billion naira the previous year. However, the mid-tier lender increased gross earnings to 126.9 billion naira from 119.1 billion naira in 2012, it said in a statement. Fidelity Bank proposed a dividend of 0.14 naira per share, which it will pay on May 2, down from 0.21 naira paid a year ago, but unchanged from the 0.14 naira... Read more...

Toyota's Sports Drive Logger lets you relive real life races in Gran Turismo

Toyota's Sports Drive Logger lets you relive real life races in Gran TurismoImagine this: you just rounded the final bend of the Fuji Speedway International Course. Pedal jammed against the floorboard, you're neck and neck with Jenson Button, eying the finish line. Let's face the facts, you'll never actually race Jenson, but you can use Toyota's new Sports Drive Logger to hone in your skills just like he does.

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Non-banks notch a win in long-running derivatives battle

Non-banks notch a win in long-running derivatives battleBy Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of small brokerages and large commodities companies convinced lawmakers to tweak a rule that they say would have made derivatives trading more expensive for them and sent more business to Wall Street banks that already dominate the market. Companies including INTL FCStone Inc, Nomura Holdings Inc, Cargill Inc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc lobbied a congressional committee to change a rule proposed

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