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India, Pakistan Trade Gunfire in Kashmir; 4 Dead

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India, Pakistan exchange gunfire in Kashmir, killing 4 civilians

Rugby Union - Crusaders claim referee apology for costly Super final ruling

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Rugby Union - Crusaders claim referee apology for costly Super final ruling
- New Zealand rugby is claiming its second referee apology in a week, with Craig Joubert said to have admitted he was wrong with a ruling that probably cost the Canterbury Crusaders the Super 15 crown.

Iraq Family's Flight Reveals Depth of Sunni Grief

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Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief, grievances amid Islamic State group's surge

Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief

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Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief
BAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him.

Thousands to March Against NY Chokehold Death

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Thousands expected to march against death of unarmed New York man killed by police chokehold


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First trucks from aid convoy to Ukraine cross back into Russia

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DONETSK-IZVARINO BORDER CROSSING Russia (Reuters) - Five white-painted trucks from a Russian aid convoy that entered eastern Ukraine on Friday arrived at a border crossing ... more

India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Kashmir; 4 dead

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region early Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several ... more

Pakistan wins toss, elects to field first

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HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bowl under overcast conditions in Saturday's opening game of the three-match ... more

As ISIS rampages in Mideast, U.S. eyes potential for domestic threat

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There's no credible information pointing to ISIS plot against homeland, but officials have incomplete intel and that worries them

Seahawks Flatten Bears 34-6

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Seahawks Flatten Bears 34-6
Jay Cutler played the first half for Chicago and was 12 of 20 for 157 yards and an interception.

Narendra Modi Likely to Choose U.S. Economist

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Narendra Modi Likely to Choose U.S. Economist
Arvind Subramanian, a United States-based economist, has criticized the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for policies that seem unfriendly to investors and markets.

When School Starts Up Again, What Skills Should Our Kids Be Learning?

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When School Starts Up Again, What Skills Should Our Kids Be Learning?
Education is more important than ever, but we should focus on the skills of the future, not of the past.

Protests muted in Ferguson as National Guard withdraws

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FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, were muted for a third straight evening on Friday as National Guard troops begins withdrawing from a ... more

Legal Woes of Owners Help Put the Plaza Back in Play

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Legal Woes of Owners Help Put the Plaza Back in Play
Though the Sultan of Brunei denied putting down $2 billion to buy the Manhattan landmark and two other high-end hotels, the Plaza’s tangled ownership history ... more

SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight

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A rocket at SpaceX's McGregor, Texas, facility exploded in midair during a flight test. The company was testing the ability of its F9R Dev craft ... more

SpaceX rocket explodes during Texas test flight

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Company says unmanned Falcon 9 rocket self-destructed in midair after "anomaly" detected

Bears starters no match for Seahawks in 34-6 loss

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Bears starters no match for Seahawks in 34-6 loss
SEATTLE — The sun-splashed, 75-degree evening that welcomed the Bears to the Pacific Northwest on Friday offered a reminder that this is August, when the games don't ... more

Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare review

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Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare review
PS3 & PS4; Electronic Arts; £21.99-£29.86 Continue reading...

Mario Kart 8 news

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Mario Kart 8 news
Mercedes Benz Karts arrive as free downloadable content Continue reading...

For Sherman Oaks Notre Dame player, one sport leads to another

Every year, Aaron Haigler faces the same question.

Dan Haren might have a future with the Dodgers

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Dan Haren might have a future with the Dodgers
If Dan Haren continues to pitch like he did Friday night, he'll probably be a Dodger again next season.

Australians Barty and Rodionova reach main draw of US Open

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Australians Barty and Rodionova reach main draw of US Open
Barty beats Oudin 7-6 (7) 6-3 Rodionova beats Hogenkamp 6-4 6-3 Pair join Stosur, Dellacqua, Gajdosova and Tomljanovic Teenage prodigy Ashleigh Barty has chosen the ... more

Dodgers beat New York Mets, 6-2

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Dodgers beat New York Mets, 6-2
KEY MOMENT: With the game tied, 1-1, Dan Haren botched an attempted squeeze play, which resulted in Justin Turner getting caught in a rundown between ... more

NRL confirm doping bans accepted by 12 current and former Cronulla players

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NRL confirm doping bans accepted by 12 current and former Cronulla players
Cronulla players past and present take rapSharks captain Paul Gallen among the 12Biochemist Stephen Dank banned for life NRL boss Dave Smith has confirmed 12 ... more

How to survive the first year at university

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How to survive the first year at university
Student finance: Continuing our weekly series on coping at college, we look at ways to make your cash go further Students who say no to ... more

Secret Teacher on pack mentality: fail and colleagues will leave you behind

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Secret Teacher on pack mentality: fail and colleagues will leave you behind
Theres an attitude among teachers that failure is contagious. Gone are the days when we would see someone struggling and help More from Secret Teacher ... more

'Wizard Of Oz,' Marilyn Monroe And Beatles Memorabilia To Be Sold At Beverly Hills Auction

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'Wizard Of Oz,' Marilyn Monroe And Beatles Memorabilia To Be Sold At Beverly Hills Auction
Heritage Auctions’ entertainment and music memorabilia auction in Beverly Hills, Calif., August 23, will feature behind-the-scenes items from some of the most beloved films ever ... more

Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3

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Oakland Athletics take first game of series with Angels, 5-3
KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Jason Grilli came into a tie game in the sixth inning and five batters later Oakland had a two-run lead on ... more

Adam Scott, Cameron Tringale share Barclays lead; McIlroy is five back

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Adam Scott, Cameron Tringale share Barclays lead; McIlroy is five back
Adam Scott shot a 65 Friday to get a share of the second-round lead with Cameron Tringale in the Barclays at Paramus, N.J.

MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More

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MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) never fail to amaze, and now they have discovered ... more
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Using Brainwaves To Predict Audience Reaction Is A Marketer's Dream

published Wed, Jul 30 2014 23:42 GMT
Using Brainwaves To Predict Audience Reaction Is A Marketer's Dream
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study conducted at the City College of New York (CCNY) in partnership with Georgia Tech looks ... more
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China shuts down Beijing independent film festival

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BEIJING (AP) — Organizers say Chinese authorities have shut down an independent film festival, a rare venue for the showing of independent films that may ... more

Seahawks Flatten Bears 34-6

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Seahawks Flatten Bears 34-6
Jay Cutler played the first half for Chicago and was 12 of 20 for 157 yards and an interception.

Two Days, One Night, Sin City, Lucy: this weeks new films

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Two Days, One Night, Sin City, Lucy: this weeks new films
Two Days, One Night | Sin City: A Dame To Kill For | Lucy | God Help The Girl | What If? | The Police ... more

Studio Ghibli Forever, Beyond Borders: this weeks new film events

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Studio Ghibli Forever, Beyond Borders: this weeks new film events
Studio Ghibli Forever | 34th Cambridge Film Festival | Sci-Fi: Days Of Fear And Wonder | Beyond Borders Continue reading...

A New York Winters Tale, out now on DVD & Blu-ray

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A New York Winters Tale, out now on DVD & Blu-ray
First-time film director Akiva Goldsman approaches these hurdles with all the grace of a derailed train Continue reading...

World Briefing: Ghana: Cholera Outbreak Kills Dozens

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Cholera has killed at least 67 people in Ghana since June and infected more than 5,000 others, the Ghana Health Service said Friday.

Administration Proposes New Health Rules Addressing Religious Objections

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The Obama administration on Friday offered compromises intended to address objections by some nonprofit groups and private companies over providing contraceptive coverage.

Two New Cases of Ebola Stem From Indirect Contact

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Two New Cases of Ebola Stem From Indirect Contact
Although the cases in Nigeria involve the spouses of health workers who had cared for the Liberian-American who carried the virus, the country says its ... more

Blood Industry Shrinks as Transfusions Decline

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Blood Industry Shrinks as Transfusions Decline
Medical advances have increased efficiency, but the trend is forcing an enormous wave of mergers and job cutbacks.

Air testing lapse at N.M. nuclear waste dump blamed on staff vacancy

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State regulators failed to collect air samples in the week following a radiation release at a New Mexico nuclear waste dump because of a vacancy ... more