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World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

One World Trade Center, the lead building of the new World Trade Center complex, is set to become New York City's tallest building today with the installation of the first column of the building's 100th floor. It will exceed the

One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday. New York's One World Trade Center is viewed from Jersey

It's been more than a decade since the Sept. 11 terrorist attack that toppled the World Trade Center buildings, and Monday (April 30) marks a monumental day for the construction of their colossal replacement, One World

One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday. New York's One World Trade Center is viewed from Jersey

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center, the monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, claimed the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday, as workers erected steel columns

The tallest buildings in the world

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center, the monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, claimed the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday, as workers erected steel columns

Today, the One World Trade Center reclaimed the New York City skyline by becoming the tallest building in the city reaching 1271 feet. Frank Siller, the brother of first responder Stephen Siller, spoke to Megyn Kelly during the

One World Trade Center will become the tallest building in New York City on April 30 when the first column for the 100th floor is placed.

One World Trade Center will become the tallest building in New York City on April 30 when the first column for the 100th floor is placed.

One World Trade Center will become the tallest building in New York City on April 30 when the first column for the 100th floor is placed.

Titanic II, a replica of famed ship, to be built by Australian billionaire

Posted April 30th, 2012 by and filed in Titanic Ii

The Titanic II will, like its predecessor, have 840 rooms on nine decks, Palmer said. Swimming Pools “It will be every bit as luxurious as the original Titanic, but of course it will have state-of-the-art 21st century technology and the latest

CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian billionaire said Monday he'll build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard and its maiden voyage in late 2016 will be from England to New York, just like its namesake

Let's hope the second trip ends better than the first! According to the Boston Herald, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced Monday that he plans to build a high-tech replica of the RMS Titanic for a scheduled 2016

Our spoof story became a reality today with news that billionaire businessman Clive Palmer is planning to build Titanic II. And whilst there's no word yet on the guestlist for the new liner's maiden voyage, who's to say we haven't got that right too!

The Titanic II will, like its predecessor, have 840 rooms on nine decks, Palmer said. Swimming Pools “It will be every bit as luxurious as the original Titanic, but of course it will have state-of-the-art 21st century technology and the latest

Rajon Rondo suspended one game by NBA

Posted April 30th, 2012 by and filed in Rajon Rondo

ATLANTA — Rajon Rondo said that he didn't mean to bump referee Marc Davis and that his momentum carried him into the official Sunday night. The incident occurred with 41 seconds left in the Celtics' 83-74 loss to the Hawks after Davis called Brandon

They've had one steals leader since 1974 (Rajon Rondo). They've had one Defensive Player of the Year (Kevin Garnett in 2008). Barry Chin/Getty Images Rajon Rondo's passing has helped Avery Bradley carve out a scoring niche for the Celtics.

Keyon Dooling and Avery Bradley will probably start in the backcourt in game three for Boston.

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Jalen Rose tells the guys about Derrick Rose's season-ending injury, Rajon Rondo's ejection and more. • ESPN NBA analyst Jalen Rose weighs in on Derrick Rose's injury, Rajon Rondo's ejection, Andrew Bynum's triple-double,

They've had one steals leader since 1974 (Rajon Rondo). They've had one Defensive Player of the Year (Kevin Garnett in 2008). Barry Chin/Getty Images Rajon Rondo's passing has helped Avery Bradley carve out a scoring niche for the Celtics.

The tallest buildings in the world

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center, the monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, claimed the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday, as workers erected steel columns

One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday. Workers will erect steel columns that

After six years of construction, One World Trade Center will surpass the 1250-foot Empire State Building as the tallest in New York this afternoon. When construction is finished, the final height of the building will be 1368 feet, with the antenna

The rebuilt World Trade Center becomes New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday. Workers will erect steel columns that will make its unfinished skeleton a little over 1250 feet high, taller than the Empire State Building observation deck.

One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday. Workers will erect steel columns that

'Celebrity Apprentice': Dayana Mendoza talks about having to deal with Lisa …

By RBR-TVBR on Apr, 30 2012 with Comment 1 From 9-11 pm ET, “The Celebrity Apprentice” averaged a 1.9/5 in 18-49 and 6.3 million viewers overall, growing solidly through each of its half-hours and generating this half-hour track: 1.5, 1.8, 2.0, 2.3.

Dayana Mendoza's luck finally ran out this week on Celebrity Apprentice. The former Miss Universe got fired after blowing the week's task.

After weeks of battling comedian Lisa Lampanelli in (and out of) the boardroom, former Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza was eliminated on last night's episode.

Last week on Celebrity Apprentice: The teams created a slogan and display for Trump's new scent for men. Although Dayana Mendoza's photo on the banner was praised, she was brought back into the Boa

Last week on Celebrity Apprentice: The teams created a slogan and display for Trump's new scent for men. Although Dayana Mendoza's photo on the banner was praised, she was brought back into the Boa

Sunoco, ETP come to grips with fracking

Posted April 30th, 2012 by and filed in Sunoco

Sunoco Inc. (SUN) (SUN) climbed 20 percent to $48.97 for the biggest advance in the S&P 500. The Philadelphia-based refiner agreed to be acquired for $5.3 billion in shares and cash by Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP US), which is adding oil

Motorists pass the Sunoco refinery in Philadelphia. Sunoco announced last week that it has entered into "exclusive discussions" with The Carlyle Group about a possible joint venture involving the 330000-barrels-per-day facility. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke,

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Sunoco, Inc. ("Sunoco" or the "Company") (NYSE- SUN-News) relating to

Sunoco Inc. (SUN) (SUN) climbed 20 percent to $48.97 for the biggest advance in the S&P 500. The Philadelphia-based refiner agreed to be acquired for $5.3 billion in shares and cash by Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP US), which is adding oil

Sunoco Inc. (SUN) (SUN) climbed 20 percent to $48.97 for the biggest advance in the S&P 500. The Philadelphia-based refiner agreed to be acquired for $5.3 billion in shares and cash by Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP US), which is adding oil

Clippers' Butler sidelined with broken hand

Posted April 30th, 2012 by and filed in Clippers

By Chauncey Billups Clippers guard Chauncey Billups is sidelined with a season-ending torn left Achilles' tendon, but he is with his team in Memphis as the Clippers face the Grizzlies in a Western Conference first-round playoff series. MEMPHIS, Tenn.

(AP) Chris Paul hit a pair of free throws with 23.7 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from 27 down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-98 Sunday night in the opening game of the Western Conference series. The Clippers tied the NBA playoff

(AP) Chris Paul hit a pair of free throws with 23.7 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from 27 down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-98 Sunday night in the opening game of the Western Conference series. The Clippers tied the NBA playoff

All across America, whether they watched it live Sunday night or woke up to the shocking news the next morning, fans saw Nick Young hit the Grizzlies with three lightning bolts from the 3-point line in the final minutes and propel the Clippers to one

The Los Angeles Clippers just completed one of the greatest comebacks in NBA history. If I hadn't watched it, I wouldn't have believed it. Heck, I watched it and I still don't believe it. This game was over. Blake Griffin was

Bryce Harper, Mike Trout arrive and the pressure is waiting

The series will mark the home debut for Nationals rookie sensation Bryce Harper, and there figures to be plenty of attention paid to that. D-backs manager Kirk Gibson, though, has other things on his mind. "I'm interested in seeing how I can get him

By Bernie Pleskoff | MLB.com Columnist | Archive 04/30/12 1:53 PM ET Since his selection as the first player chosen in the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, the eyes of baseball have been on Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper.

By Frankie Piliere Bryce Harper has now been under the microscope for an extended period of time. We've talked about his enormous potential, his makeup and attitude, and just about everything in between. Now that he's in the big leagues,

LOS ANGELES — After two major league games, this is what we know about Bryce Harper: He can smash line drives off fences, throw laser beams from the outfield, drive in clutch runs, crash into walls to steal doubles, face the press and boos without

The series will mark the home debut for Nationals rookie sensation Bryce Harper, and there figures to be plenty of attention paid to that. D-backs manager Kirk Gibson, though, has other things on his mind. "I'm interested in seeing how I can get him

Vontaze Burfict gets a chance with Cincinnati Bengals

Matt Kartozian/US Presswire The Bengals are going to give talented but troubled linebacker Vontaze Burfict a chance. The reason these teams do so well is their ability to identify the players who might not be drafted and establish a relationship early.

Vontaze Burfict moves on to another coach, and then another after that. He notices a pattern. No one wants to talk football. Instead, they all ask if he has anger problems, if he can adjust his temperament to the NFL. One coach wonders how Burfict

The Washington Redskins say they're 99.9 percent likely to select Robert Griffin III in the NFL Draft. But what if they don't? In this horror story, we imagine how the draft will unfold if the

Adam Schefter Adam Schefter Undrafted free-agent LB Vontaze Burfict is signing with the linebacker-thin Bengals, per Joereedy and other reports Steve Corkran ‏ CorkOnTheNFL Vontaze Burfict.

According to an ASU football writer for the Arizona State University website the StatePress.com, linebacker Vontaze Burfict is heading to Cincinnati. At one point viewed as a first-round prospect just a few months ago, Burfict,

Why it's OK if Bryce Harper struggles

Maybe Mike Trout and Bryce Harper haven't lit the world on fire in brief big league exposure in 2012. However, we know there is excitement to come, and we can't help but wonder how they will figure in the rookie of the year voting at the end of the

Also: Batting stance guy wasted no time in mimicking Bryce Harper.

Nationals rookie Bryce Harper doubled in his third MLB at-bat, giving him his first hit in the majors. More importantly, though, it happened as some fans behind home plate had their bare asses out and pointing toward the mound. Why? I don't

By David Schoenfield | ESPN.com Harry How/Getty Images Bryce Harper's long-term future can't be decided in the first few weeks of his pro career. To much fanfare and with exceedingly high expectations, the Washington Nationals called up Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper made his debut on Saturday. You might have heard about it. Here's a look at his four plate appearances.

Whitney Tilson Went Long BKS on Friday: Up 100%

Posted April 30th, 2012 by and filed in Bks

Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS) is up $8.50 or more than 62% trading at $22.16 today with volume of over 16.0 million shares exchanging hands. Average daily volume (3 months) is just under 1.3 million shares per day. Today's action comes on the heels of

It looks as if there just might be a new merger in town, which has investors' eyes on the two companies. Popular book retailer, (NYSE:BKS) Barnes and Noble Inc., seems to have also heard the buzz surrounding Microsoft's

“BKS is a long because it has an under-appreciated asset in the Nook eReader platform, whose value will be illuminated through a partial sale of that business segment in 2012. We believe a conservative sum of the parts

By Brendan Conway Are investors underreacting to the day's Barnes & Noble (BKS) news? At first blush, no. Actually, Heck, no. A left-for-dead stock with a tired, old bricks-and-mortar business and a decent but uncertain online one is up 61% in a single

Chuck E. Cheese. Registered: Mar 2012. Posts: 14. 04-30-12 04:16 PM. By the looks of things did 1/3 of the shorts just got out already? But they're got out just as the longs unloads so no harm done. In fact the price have

Kentucky Derby a rematch for top contenders

The author of "Kentucky Derby Dreams" went to Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, Ky., to chronicle a thoroughbred breeding farm.

Kentucky Derby hopefuls Gemologist, El Padrino, and Take Charge Indy were expected to arrive at Churchill Downs on Tuesday and hit the track for the first time on Wednesday morning. It will be the first time in about a week they will get to step on dry

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Penny Chenery, Lucien Laurin and Ron Turcotte found the Kentucky Derby winner's circle in 1972 with a runner named Riva Ridge. They liked the place so much they decided to come back, and the big red horse named Secretariat provided

By JP Starkey – Associate Editor It's time for the annual Run for the Roses as the 138th Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday, May 5. Apr 30, 2012 – This coming Saturday is the first Saturday in May — and we all know what that means: it's time for

The same horses are expected to line up again on Saturday in the Kentucky Derby, just six months after the Breeders' Cup Juvenile on the same Churchill Downs track set the stage for the Run for the Roses. While no horse has distinguished itself as a

Dodgers 2, Nationals 0: Bryce Harper goes 1 for 3, Washington loses fourth …

News, analysis and opinion from the fan perspective.

Maybe Mike Trout and Bryce Harper haven't lit the world on fire in brief big league exposure in 2012. However, we know there is excitement to come, and we can't help but wonder how they will figure in the rookie of the year voting at the end of the

News, analysis and opinion from the fan perspective.

In the past three days, the Syracuse Chiefs have lost baseball's much hyped top prospect Bryce Harper and arguably the hottest hitter in the entire Washington system Tyler Moore to the parent Nationals. "This is the whole idea," Syracuse manager Tony

Nationals rookie Bryce Harper doubled in his third MLB at-bat, giving him his first hit in the majors. More importantly, though, it happened as some fans behind home plate had their bare asses out and pointing toward the mound. Why? I don't

SUV plunges into Bronx Zoo property; 7 in one family killed

Seven people were killed after a Honda Pilot went over a guardrail on the Bronx River Parkway on Sunday, landing in non-public area of the Bronx Zoo.

Apr. 29, 2012 – An out-of-control van swerved across several lanes of traffic, then plunged off a highway overpass, landing in a ravine on the grounds of NYC's Bronx Zoo. All seven people inside the vehicle died, authorities said on Sunday.

AP Photo/Louis Lanzo NEW YORK —An out-of-control SUV careered across several lanes of traffic on the Bronx River Parkway this afternoon, then plunged more than 50 feet off the side of the road and landed in a ravine on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo,

Seven people, including three children, were killed when a van flew over a guardrail and plunged more than 100 feet into the Bronx Zoo. President Obama has reviewed potential threats before next week's anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

family died in a horrifying crash just a few miles from home when the SUV they were traveling in plunged more than 50 feet off a highway overpass and into a ravine on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo, killing all seven aboard, including three children.

Josh Hamilton Injured, Leaves Rangers-Rays Game With Back Spasms

Josh Hamilton has been one of the keys to the Texas Rangers' blistering start in 2012, but his career has always been pockmarked by injury. The latest came Sunday night against the Tampa Bay Rays:

What is wrong with Brewers starter Zack Greinke? The guy who dominated in the second half of the 2011 season, is struggling with the K/BB rate in the early going of the 2012 season. He out-dueled Jaime Garcia yesterday,

by Robbie Griffin • Apr 29, 2012 10:45 PM CDT So, Josh Hamilton is out with a stiff back, and is listed as day-to-day. No one, I assume, expected him to be healthy all year, so honestly day-to-day is nothing too concerning. As usual, defer to Ranger

ARLINGTON, Texas — Now that the Texas Rangers have lost a series for the first time this season, they hope Josh Hamilton will be back soon to help make sure it doesn't become a habit. David Price beat Texas for the first

Normally, that would be great news for Josh Hamilton. But the slugger is no longer just a night owl. Hamilton isn't having any problems hitting during the day. The Minnesota Twins can tell you about it. So can the Detroit Tigers.

Michigan's Top 5: Cinco de Mayo celebrations, Rammstein at The Palace of …

This year's 12th annual Cinco de Mayo parade and celebration in Adrian, Michigan will begin Friday, May 4th, with an International Championship Wrestling.

Planning to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Saturday night? Find out where to get the best restaurant deals.

By John Gonzalez | gonzomlive.com The Arena District in Grand Rapids will present Cinco de Mayo-Fiesta GR from 4-10 pm Saturday on Ionia Avenue. I'm hearing so much buzz this year about Cinco de Mayo, and I'm not so sure why. Maybe it has something to

By John Gonzalez | gonzomlive.com The Arena District in Grand Rapids will present Cinco de Mayo-Fiesta GR from 4-10 pm Saturday on Ionia Avenue. I'm hearing so much buzz this year about Cinco de Mayo, and I'm not so sure why. Maybe it has something to

Healthy Happy Life serves up Kathy's vegan recipes, healthy inspiration and food photography.

Josh Hamilton Injured, Leaves Rangers-Rays Game With Back Spasms

The Texas Rangers may need him to continue doing that, especially if Josh Hamilton needs to miss any time. With Hamilton's status uncertain, Darvish looks for another dominant performance Monday night as the Rangers open a three-game series against the

ARLINGTON, Texas — Now that the Texas Rangers have lost a series for the first time this season, they hope Josh Hamilton will be back soon to help make sure it doesn't become a habit. David Price beat Texas for the first

Rangers News (no comments): Outfielder Josh Hamilton lasted only two innings Sunday night before having to leave the homestand finale against

Rangers News (no comments): Outfielder Josh Hamilton lasted only two innings Sunday night before having to leave the homestand finale against

Josh Hamilton (back) expects to play Monday. Hamilton made an early exit from Sunday night's game against the Rays after experiencing back spasms. He's had the problem before and told reporters that it usually only takes

Rajon Rondo ejected as Celtics lose to Hawks

Posted April 30th, 2012 by and filed in Celtics

Observations from the Atlanta Hawks Game 1 win over the Boston Celtics in the 2012 NBA Playoffs.

by gmen42 on April 29, 2012 at 11:24 pm. Calm down once Knicks destroy the heat well see you in conf finals. by swishbeatz on April 29, 2012 at 7:35 pm. Hahaha boston is such a joke. Losing all confidence in their teams.

In contrast, the Boston Celtics won the division and suddenly became a favorite to reach the conference finals and beat the Bulls in round two. But first the Celtics had to get past round one, although the Atlanta Hawks looked like a manageable

ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Smith scored 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading the Atlanta Hawks to an 83-74 victory over Boston in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs Sunday night, the final minute turning ugly when Celtics star Rajon Rondo was

This is the NBA playoffs and these guys have been to a few rodeos in their time. There's really no excuse for letting the Hawks come out and be the aggressors and take the first swing.

Shoestring Living: A perfect Mother's Day

Win the special mom in your life a beautiful floral arrangement from Viviano Flower Shops!

Win the special mom in your life a beautiful floral arrangement from Viviano Flower Shops!

By Molly Logan Anderson We're smart, evolved humans, and I think it's high time we got this Mother's Day thing right. It's all about showing love and appreciation and creating a tailor-made celebration for those we love. With the big day right around

With Mother's Day just around the corner, I feel like it as an appropriate time to share these photos of my mom and me. We hardly have any pictures together because one of us is always on the other side

All three are currently busy producing their fabulous artisan chocolate creations for special Mother's Day gifting. Although his heart is in helping US veterans through the Folds of Honor Foundation, Bill Copeland – a veteran himself and an Ecole