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About 10 weeks ago Ohio man’s wish to be buried on his motorcycle fulfilled

+NBC News: The dying wish of an Ohio motorcycle aficionado that he be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson was fulfilled by his family.

Billy Standley’s body was prepped by five embalmers with a metal back brace and straps, Dayton Daily News reported. He was affixed on top of his bike – a 1967 Electra Glide cruiser – which was then placed inside a Plexiglas casket. For five years, the box stayed in Standley’s garage, one of his sons told the newspaper.

Photo: Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News via NBCNews.com





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About 1 week ago Volcano spews molten rock, gas cloud in Ecuador

+NBC News: The Tungurahua volcano near Banos, Ecuador, spewed molten rocks and ash on Friday, forcing NOAA to issue an advisory for an ash cloud in the region. 

The stratovolcano, which has been classified as active since 1999, also erupted in February of this year.

Read more: http://nbcnews.to/1k9FKIZ

Photo: The Tungurahua volcano erupts near Banos, Ecuador, on April 4. (Carlos Campana / Reuters)







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About 11 weeks ago More than 100,000 sign White House petition to deport Bieber

+NBC News : More than 100,000 people have signed a petition to the White House to deport Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber.

The petition, created on Jan. 23, on the White House’s We the People site, has met the threshold for a response from the WhiteHouse.

Bieber is in the US on a special visa given to high-profile individuals. The petition also asks that Bieber’s green card be revoked.

Read more: http://on.today.com/Lavwrp

Photo: Nicky Loh/Getty Images file









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About 3 weeks ago President Obama meets Pope Francis

+NBC News: President Obama has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican for the 1st time during his trip across Europe and the Middle East.

Pope Francis and President Obama shook hands and smiled warmly in front of cameras. “Thank you, it’s so nice to see you, good to see ya,” Obama repeated before the two men sat down for a meeting.

Read more: http://nbcnews.to/1gtbQfB

Photo: Pope Francis and President Obama meet at the Vatican (video still via NBC News)







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About 6 weeks ago +TODAY: In a new website feature, TIME  magazine provided a panoramic view of New York City, taken from the top of 1 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan.

"When you step out onto that platform for the first time, it’s just like you can see the whole world up there," Jonathan Woods, TIME's senior photo and interactive editor, told the Today Show.

Read more: http://on.today.com/1cFeWrA

Photo: Jonathan D. Woods and Michael Franz for TIME, via NBCNews.com





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About 12 weeks ago Manning leads Broncos to Super Bowl with 26-16 win over Patriots

+ESPN Peyton Manning took a second team to the Super Bowl on Sunday as he led Denver to a 26-16 win over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the AFC championship.

The Broncos earned the franchise’s seventh Super Bowl trip with an efficient, laser-focused effort, particularly from Manning who played virtually mistake free behind top-tier protection.

*Read more: http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag/_/name/2014-nwe-den-rapid-reaction*

More on the playoffs from BreakingNews: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/nfl-playoffs-2013/

Photo: Peyton Manning/Getty Images









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About 13 weeks ago Jennifer Lawrence, 'American Hustle' wins big at Golden Globes

+Los Angeles Times: The film 'American Hustle' was a big winner at the Golden Globes on Sunday night as actress Jennifer Lawrence won the award for best supporting actress. Her colleague Amy Adams won for best actress.
Earlier, Leonardo DiCaprio won a Golden Globe for 'The Wolf of Wall Street.'
In other marquee categories, honors for best director went to Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron for his lost-in-space thriller, “Gravity,” while Fox's first-year cop spoof “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” won the honor for best comedy series.

More news and winners here: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/2014-golden-globe-awards/
Photo: Jennifer Lawrence by Reuters






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About 6 weeks ago RT-America anchor quits on air

+The Daily Beast: An American anchor working for RT-America, a cable news network funded by the Russian government, announced her resignation on air Wednesday.

"... I cannot be part of a network that whitewashes the actions of Putin. I am proud to be an America and believe in disseminating the truth and that is why after this newscast I’m resigning,” she said.

Earlier this week, RT host Abby Martin ended her program by denouncing Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine. Martin remains an employee of the network.

Read more: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/03/05/exclusive-rt-today-anchor-liz-wahl-explains-why-she-quit.html

Follow updates on the Ukrainian political crisis at Breaking News: http://bit.ly/1jIYICH









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About 1 week ago Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as ‘Late Show’ host

CBS announced that Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as host of “The Late Show.”

"I’m thrilled and grateful that CBS chose me. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth," Colbert said in a press release.

Letterman announced last week that he will retire in 2015. 

Follow this story on Breaking News:  http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/david-letterman-announces-2015-retirement/

Photo credit: Theo Wargo / Getty Images via NBC News









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About 6 weeks ago '12 Years a Slave' takes home big prize at Oscars

'12 Years a Slave' won the Academy Award for best picture Sunday night in Los Angeles.

Breakout actress Lupita Nyong'o also won the best supporting actress award for the film.

See more winners, photos and video from the 2014 Academy Awards at BreakingNews.com: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/2014-academy-awards/

Photo: Lupita Nyong'o wins best supporting actress Academy Award for '12 Years a Slave.' (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)