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Thieves Hack iPhones, Demand Ransom To Get Them Unlocked

Thieves have now figured out a way to freeze your smartphone, demanding that you pay up to get it unlocked.

05/28/2014

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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches With Parachutes Soon To Fall From NYC Skies

How about a grilled cheese sandwich, wrapped in paper, and fluttering down with a cute little parachute? An Australian company has announced plans to bring just that to an as-yet-unspecified New York City street sometime soon.

05/06/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

In this handout Satellite image made available by the AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) on March 20, 2014, objects that may be possible debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 are shown in a revised area 185 km to the south east of the original search area.  (Photo by DigitalGlobe/AMSA via Getty Images)

Possible Debris Near Australia Is ‘Best Lead’ Yet In Search For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

A freighter used searchlights early Friday to scan rough seas in one of the remotest places on Earth after satellite images detected possible pieces from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean.

03/20/2014

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Taylor Swift Goes Acoustic With “I Knew You Were Trouble” In Australia

She performs a stripped-down version of the song on the Australian TV show “Fifi and Jules.”

11/28/2012

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Covered: Hanson Does Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

In Australia Taylor, Zac and Isaac performed their own stripped down version of her brand new single — and Taylor loves it. A lot.

09/19/2012

Keith Urban at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Keith Urban Quits Australia’s ‘Voice’–Is He Closing In On ‘American Idol’?

With “The Voice” Australia now in his rear-view mirror, does this mean Keith Urban is done with television for now? Or is he simply clearing the decks for something else?

09/14/2012

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Anthony, US Hoops Team Ready For Rematch With Argentina

Overpowering and dominant in a way not seen since the 1992 Dream Team, the Americans are now two wins from a second straight Olympic gold medal. Argentina awaits.

08/09/2012

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B&C Morning Show: Jerry’s Update Does Not Disappoint

When Jerry Recco began his first update of the morning with a cut from Yankees radio play-by-play man John Sterling, Craig was immediately reminded of an image of Sterling parading around the hotel in a bathrobe.

WFAN–08/09/2012

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A Down Under Animal Adventure With The Turtle Back Zoo

Zoo director Jeremy Goodman stops by the CBS 2 studios to show off some animals from Australia.

07/09/2012

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NYT Travel Show Opens At The Javits Center

From an African safari to a trip to SeaWorld and everything between. There’s something for every taste and budget at the New York Times Travel Show at the Javits Center.

03/02/2012

Messages written on tissue paper will fall as confetti on New Years' Eve. (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

Times Square Tests Confetti For New Year’s Eve

The magical moment at midnight on New Year’s Eve with the confetti flying over Times Square doesn’t happen without some practice.

12/29/2011

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Down Under, Obama Has a ‘Chinwag’

WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

11/18/2011

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Donations Help Newark St. Philip’s Academy Pay Off Mortgage

Head of school Miguel Brito says they got several anonymous gifts totaling $22 million, paying off the mortgage.

10/14/2011

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Tiger Gives Twitter A Try, Gains Over 100k Followers

Returning from a two-week trip to Asia and Australia, Woods posted his first tweet on Wednesday: “What’s up everyone. Finally decided to try out twitter!”

WFAN–11/17/2010

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