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Jeffrey Fowle, American detained in North Korea, released

Washington has tried for months to send a high-level envoy to North Korea to seek release of three detained Americans

Travelers from Ebola-hit countries now limited to 5 U.S. airports, DHS says

People arriving to the U.S. from three West African countries face increased travel restrictions

​Alan Cumming talks Shia LaBeouf's "Cabaret" incident

The Broadway star tells Conan O'Brien that LaBeouf was "just wasted" when he interrupted the show back in June

2 children found dead after Massachusetts apartment fire

Fire marshal says smoke alarms helped alert other residents but some say they were woken up by neighbors' hollering outside

Mystery hero who made daring fire rescue meets man he saved

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Unidentified man who rescued an elderly man from a burning home in central California comes forward to speak


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Pistorius's jail term marks fall of a South African icon

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Oscar Pistorius was driven away in a police van after he was sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, ending ... more

In Ferguson, Missouri, the renowned Red’s barbecue reopens along looted corridor

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The phone at the cash register didn’t ring. The lights were dim, the glass doors cracked. Worst of all, the windows were still boarded up, ... more

Egypt sentences to death seven suspected members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced to death seven suspected members of Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis on Tuesday on charges related to ... more

U.N. chief says moving ahead with Gaza war inquiry

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U.N. chief says moving ahead with Gaza war inquiry
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Tuesday he was setting up an investigation into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel's ... more

Islamic State fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds

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Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by US-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the ... more

Why One Small Town Ran Out of Cereal

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"I vant to eat your cereal!"

Top Subprime Mortgage Firm Accused of Abuses

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New York warns that Ocwen may have misled 'hundreds of thousands' of subprime borrowers

Machine Learning: Shopping With Apple Pay: Seamless in Stores but Quirky Online

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Machine Learning: Shopping With Apple Pay: Seamless in Stores but Quirky Online
Integrating the new payment system with varied apps still has some flaws, but brick-and-mortar purchases are easy and fun.

'Simpsons' in 2014: Marge might have a job

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Executive Producer Al Jean explains how Mr. Burns, Kent Brockman, and the Simpsons would be different today compared to 1989.

Gmail adds support for USB-based log in

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Combining a USB stick and a password, Google hopes to beef your email account security with a new type of 2-step verification.

Steve Ballmer: LA Clippers are "a damn good team!"

Former Microsoft CEO shows his love for basketball as he transitions into his new role as owner of an NBA franchise

Steve Ballmer on leaving Microsoft, relationship with Bill Gates

The former Microsoft CEO shares why he left the company and what he thinks is his biggest achievement and disappointment during his tenure at the ... more

Paralyzed man walks after nose cells placed in spine

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Paralyzed man walks after nose cells placed in spine
A man paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack is walking again after undergoing surgery using cells responsible for the sense of smell, ... more

Chief Keef reportedly dropped from record label

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Chief Keef reportedly dropped from record label
With a whisper that is quite the opposite of the way Chief Keef exploded onto the rap scene, word is coming out that the Chicago ... more

Backpage.com dogged by murder link as sex website faces supreme court test

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Backpage.com dogged by murder link as sex website faces supreme court test
Afrikka Hardy met her alleged killer through Backpage.com but sex services website resists move to shut it down Continue reading...

India flex muscles with threat of double punishment for West Indies

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India flex muscles with threat of double punishment for West Indies
BCCI announce legal action over abandonment of India tour India to suspend future bilateral series against West Indies ICCs first giant test: saving West Indies ... more

Chelsea v Maribor: Champions League - live! | Gregg Bakowski

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Chelsea v Maribor: Champions League - live! | Gregg Bakowski
Follow the action from Stamford Bridge Ping your emails to gregg.bakowski@theguardian.comDiego Costa out, José Mourinho unhappyCheck tonights other latest scores View the Champions League standings ... more

CSKA Moscow 2-2 Manchester City | Champions League match report

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CSKA Moscow 2-2 Manchester City | Champions League match report
The 86th-minute penalty from Bebras Natcho that earned CSKA Moscow a point that left Manchester Citys hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stages in ... more

Amir Khan v Devon Alexander likely to be confirmed this week

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Amir Khan v Devon Alexander likely to be confirmed this week
Khan still keen to fight the undefeated Mayweather There are still little details we are working on, said De La Hoya Amir Khan sees off ... more

BHA to scrap low-grade races with fewer than four runners

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BHA to scrap low-grade races with fewer than four runners
Trial to begin in new year at racing fixtures Authority keen to halt overall decline in field sizesThe British Horseracing Authority took a first step ... more

Inside The Numbers: Predicting TV Ratings For The 2014 World Series Between The Royals And Giants

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Inside The Numbers: Predicting TV Ratings For The 2014 World Series Between The Royals And Giants
The 2014 World Series has arrived. Here's the story-lines and numbers that show without stars and big markets, this one has the capacity to be ... more

Michigan to Tesla Motors: You're Not Welcome

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Michigan to Tesla Motors: You're Not Welcome
Michigan's Republican governor signed legislation on Tuesday that officially bans Tesla Motors and any other carmaker from selling directly to consumers in the state.

Tesla's Gigafactory

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Tesla's Gigafactory
Tesla plans a $5 billion gigafactory to produce battery packs for as many as 500,000 cars by 2020. How the project is coming together.

Movie Review: ‘E-Team’ Examines Human Rights Watch Investigators

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“E-Team,” a documentary, follows the high-risk work of four globe-trotting investigators for the organization Human Rights Watch.
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Pink's celebrates 75 years with 75-cent chili hot dogs

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Pink's celebrates 75 years with 75-cent chili hot dogs
Pink's, the legendary hot dog stand to the stars on La Brea Avenue in Hollywood is turning 75. And to celebrate, the restaurant is selling ... more
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"Breaking Bad" action figures cook controversy

The Walter White action figure comes equipped with a duffel of cash and a bag of meth, but do they belong at Toys R Us?

Renee Zellweger's new look causing a stir

"Bridget Jones" actress turned up at Elle's Women in Hollywood event looking nearly unrecognizable

​Alan Cumming on Shia LaBeouf's "Cabaret" incident

The Broadway star tells Conan O'Brien that LaBeouf was "just wasted" when he interrupted the show back in June

Tori Spelling briefly quarantined in LA hospital

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The actress reportedly had a fever, a severe cough and difficulty breathing

Leslie Jones named new "SNL" cast member

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The show is promoting the comedian from the writers' room to an on-camera role, giving its on-screen diversity another boost

Colorado health officials pursue ban of marijuana edibles

As a new law requiring marijuana edibles to be clearly labeled is debated, Colorado state health officials are also pursing a possible outright ban of ... more

Less coffee, more booze, for successful IVF?

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Male beverage consumption could affect in vitro fertilization results

Did Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Man Walk?

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Did Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Man Walk?
A group of doctors and scientists say a paralyzed man has been able to walk again after surgery in which nerve cells from his nasal ... more

How some patients manage to survive Ebola

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Ebola is fatal in about 70 percent of cases, but there seem to be a few factors that help certain patients get through it

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' releases third promotional trailer

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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' releases third promotional trailer
Veronica LinaresLOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Karniss Everdeen realizes that her pseudo lover Peeta Mellark is alive in the third promotional trailer for "The ... more