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Nearly 30 percent of all new couples in the U.S. found one another through online dating services or social media.

The online dating game
Nearly 30 percent of all new couples in the U.S. found one another through online dating services or social media, a Stanford University study reported. 
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News Corp.'s second-largest stockholder
The second-largest stockholder in News Corp.—which owns Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, and the New York Post—is Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. The prince, nephew of Saudi King Abdullah, owns $2.3 billion of News Corp. stock. In the past, he’s donated $300,000 to projects led by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who wants to build an Islamic community center near Ground Zero.
The New York Times

Hollywood's smoking shots
Under pressure from anti-smoking groups, Hollywood last year for the first time produced more films that did not show smoking than films that did. Still, moviegoers were exposed to some 17 billion “smoking impressions,” the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
The Washington Post

India fights yoga theft
An Indian government agency is fighting what it calls “yoga theft” after several U.S. companies said they wanted to copyright their versions of the ancient practice. Yoga is a part of humanity’s “shared knowledge,” India argues, and businesses claiming any postures as their own are violating the very spirit of the discipline.
The Washington Post

Casinos on the rise in cash-strapped states
More cash-strapped states are giving the green light to casinos, which can generate billions in tax revenue; in the Northeast alone, there are now 41 casinos, with 20 more planned. But analysts warn of diminishing returns, since one gambling state’s gain often translates into a neighboring state’s loss.
Los Angeles Times

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