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  1. Volosozhar, Trankov to miss Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The Russian Figure Skating Federation says Olympic champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov will miss this year's Grand Prix events due to injury. The federation said Trankov was suffering from a shoulder injury which had "prevented from preparing for the start of the new season at full strength."

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  2. Mexican lawyer sets Guinness record for Harry Potter collectionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Have you been claiming that you're the biggest Harry Potter fan in the world? A man in Mexico City would like a word with you. Dylan O'Brien in a scene from "The Maze Runner," adapted from the YA novel by James Dashner.

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  3. Las Vegas pub attempts record for longest concertRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip hopes to break a Guinness World Record by hosting 16 days of nearly nonstop live music. Numerous bands are scheduled to fly in and keep the music going, including Irish musician Dave Browne and Liam Reilly of the Irish rock band Bagatelle.

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  4. Hero's return for Kenyan KimettoRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Dennis Kimetto received a hero's welcome on his return to Kenya, following his world record-breaking performance at the Berlin Marathon. The former farmer became the first man to break the two hours three minutes mark for a marathon on Sunday.

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  5. As Star Citizen hits $55m, Chris Roberts insists all money goes back into developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Eurogamer

    Ongoing sales related to in-development PC space game Star Citizen have pushed revenues through the $55m mark, developer Cloud Imperium Games has revealed. In a blog post on the Roberts Space Industries website , CIG chief Chris Roberts said Star Citizen now held the Guinness World Record for the largest crowdfunded project of any kind ever.

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  6. The World Record For Biggest 'Harry Potter' Memorabilia Collection Has Been BrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MTV

    Menahem Asher Silva Vargas has so many souvenirs from the wizarding world, he's going to need a vault at Gringott 's to hold it all - or at least an undetectable extension charm for his closet. The Mexico City native just snagged the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of Harry Potter memorabilia, having amassed 3,097 bits and bobs of Potter-related merchandise.

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  7. Group claims world record with 1,126-pound Hawaii dishRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Group claims world record with 1,126-pound Hawaii dish The big loco moco took 3A1 2 hours to prepare and then was donated to charity to feed the homeless Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/YTxD9S In this Sunday, Sept 28, 2014 photo, Yutaro Kondo, right, reaches over to put a beef patty on a layer of beef patties on top of a layer of rice on the giant Loco Moco in Honolulu, Hawaii. In an attempt to set the Guiness World Record for the world's largest loco moco, chef Hideaki "Santa" Miyoshi of Tokkuri-Tei used 600 lbs.

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  8. Athletics: Hero's homecoming for Kenya marathon star KimettoRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Marathon world record breaker Dennis Kimetto was given a hero's welcome in Kenya on Wednesday, after making history on the streets of Berlin by becoming the first man to break the 2hr 3min barrier. Kimetto, a former farmer from the Rift Valley who only started running professionally five years ago, was given a red carpet reception and adorned with garlands on arrival at Nairobi airport, before being taken on a victory tour of the capital.

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  9. International track stars of the 1948 Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... stars of the 1948 Olympic Games: Fanny Blankers-Koen , the Netherlands: Despite the fact that she held seven world records before the start of the 1948 Olympic Games, Fanny Blankers-Koen wasn't well known heading into the Games. That would quickly ...

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  10. 'Abenomics' colors Japan's art market after years of pallid returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Just a decade ago, a lithograph by artist Yayoi Kusama would sell for several hundred dollars at best. But now her pieces, some just the size of a magazine, can fetch as much as $74,000.

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  11. Nicol David nominated for Asian Games MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Nicol David who won two gold medals has been nominated for the Samsung Most Valuable Player award. - filepic INCHEON: Malaysian world No.

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  12. Feel-good news is made near FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

    ... at the same time for 60-seconds. This accomplishment should get the participants in to the Guinness Book of World Records. Students at Howard of Effingham School in the United Kingdom currently hold the record. The school had 1,093 students complete ... 1 comment

  13. World-Record Grape Stomping Attempt & Bob Newhart Highlight Lucy...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    A full weekend of events, including a World Record Grape Stomp attempt and an evening of comedy with Bob Newhart, are set to take place Columbus Day Weekend in Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY during the Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K, October 11-12. For information on all events taking place during the Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K weekend, visit http://www.lucyrace.com or call 716.484.0800.

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  14. Bethlehem woman wins second night on 'Jeopardy!'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    A Bethlehem woman became a two-time the champion Tuesday on "Jeopardy!" winning more than $37,000 in two days and will return tonight at 7 p.m. on WPVI to defend her title. Elisa Korb, a professor who teaches fine arts at Misericordia University in Dallas, Luzerne County, was in second place going into Final Jeopardy against challenger Silvia Lesko and Alex Champlin, the same place she was on Monday going into Final Jeopardy.

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  15. Live Music Record AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip hopes to break a Guinness World Record by hosting 16 days of nearly nonstop live music. Numerous bands are scheduled to fly in and keep the music going, including Irish musician Dave Browne and Liam Reilly of the Irish rock band Bagatelle.

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  16. PBC Literacy Coalition 2014 Read for the Record local campaign Oct. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It's time again to ' Read for the Record ' on October 21st and nationwide this Jumpstart national campaign will mobilize millions of children and adults to celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience. On October 3, 2013, adults and children came together to read in celebration of Jumpstart's Read for the Record and t hanks to early education champions near and far, 2,462,860 children read Otis by Loren Long as part of the world's largest shared reading experience.

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  17. This new app is for promoting consensual sexRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Microsoft Devices Wednesday launched three new Windows smartphones Lumia 830 will be available in India from Oct 8 at Rs. 28,799, Lumia 730 will be available starting Oct 6 at Rs.

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTVN-AM Columbus

    Since we are now officially in the Fall season, our thoughts may turn to Halloween and the Thanksgiving holiday. "What a better time to talk pumpkins", I thought.

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  19. The Deepest DiveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    ... surprised by the number of people I saw. I didn't expect that many. Talal [Omar] from the Guinness Book of World Records told me I had broken two records today - the love of all these people who turned up to show how much they love you, and the ...

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  20. Vanilla slice world record attempt in full swing on day two of Horsham Show | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    Horsham Spinners and Weavers members Gay Wilmot, front, and Trish Venn demonstrate hand-spinning of raw fleece at the Horsham Show. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER Oven Door Bakery's James Henwood on his way to breaking the world record for vanilla slice at the Horsham Show.

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