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People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday. Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting and just a major, major compliment. I was happy for all the girls who would see me on it and feel a little more seen." - AP
U.S. officials are monitoring the kidnapping of an American journalist in Ukraine, AP reported. Pro-Russian gunmen are holding the Vice News reporter hostage.
The Dow Jones opened at 16,514.37 after finishing up 65.12 points Tuesday.
Quote of the day
"Some people are claiming they have spotted the Loch Ness monster on Apple Maps. But it turned out it was just a car that drove into the lake because it was using Apple Maps." - Jimmy Fallon
Must-see video: FDA says no to powdered alcohol after 'accidentally' approving it
The FDA has taken back its approval of powered alcohol, or Palcohol, after originally approving it in early April. The product would make mixed cocktails easy, simply adding the powder to the water.
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