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Possible suspect in custody in killing of Texas deputy

Deputy Darren Goforth was shot several times as he was pumping gas into his patrol vehicle

Turkey Says It Has Launched Its First Airstrikes as Part of US-Led Anti-IS Campaign

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Turkey says it has launched its first airstrikes as part of US-led anti-IS campaign

Vatican: Heart Attack Killed Ex-Envoy Charged With Sex Abuse

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Autopsy: Ex-papal-envoy on trial for sex abuse of minors died of heart attack at Vatican


Erika drenches Haiti, D.R. on path toward U.S.

Tropical storm leaving devastation in its wake as Dominica leader says damage sets island nation back by 20 years

At least 20 killed in tropical storm Erika

There is a state of emergency in Florida as tropical storm Erika approaches

Eye Opener: Tropical storm Erika staggers towards U.S.

Tropical storm Erika takes more lives as it takes aim for Florida

Queen Elizabeth has revolutionised the British throne, over 63 years

About to become the longest-reigning monarch of Britain, Queen Elizabeth II has gradually brought the institution into the 21st century.

Study: Pollution, weather affect post-heart attack health

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Study: Pollution, weather affect post-heart attack health
Marilyn MalaraLONDON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Researchers have found patient status after experiencing a heart attack is, to some degree, influenced by weather and everyday ... more

New Orleans' uneven recovery

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A web site created by the city of New Orleans to commemorate its revitalization post Katrina ticks off a number of successes: major rebuilding projects, ... more

The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November

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The National Security Agency can keep on keeping on with the bulk collection of phone call metadata for a bit longer, sadly. The United States ... more

Rookie Spotlight: Vic Beasley Will Be An Every-Down Player For Atlanta Falcons

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Rookie Spotlight: Vic Beasley Will Be An Every-Down Player For Atlanta Falcons
The Atlanta Falcons weren't horrible last season, but help on defense was certainly needed. That's why they went out and drafted linebacker Vic Beasley who ... more

With rhythm and reverence, New Orleans marks 10 years since Katrina

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans, a town renowned for staging big celebrations, faces a tricky challenge on Saturday, 10 years to the day from ... more

Intel camera gives robots 3D vision

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Intel camera gives robots 3D vision
Bot-maker Savioke announces an open-source wrapper for Intel's RealSense Camera, adding another low-cost 3D sensing solution to the roboticist's toolkit.

Polish official 'more than 99%' sure Nazi gold train exists

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For decades the whispers persisted among the factory workers and lumberjacks of southwest Poland that a Nazi train laden with plundered gold, jewels and artworks ... more

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland truck crash

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At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival in Swaziland, a rights group said ... more

To stop next Spam King, Facebook program helps firms share security info

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The company's ThreatExchange program hopes to break longstanding barriers to companies talking about the cybersecurity threats they face. Early indications show they're willing to play ... more
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Your phone is too big: Our favorite videos of the week

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A roundup of our favorite CNET videos covering news, gadgets and more.
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Northamptonshire Steelbacks shock Birmingham Bears in T20 semi-final

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Northamptonshire Steelbacks shock Birmingham Bears in T20 semi-final
• Birmingham Bears 131-6; Northamptonshire Steelbacks 135-5• Northants win by 5 wickets and will play Hampshire or Lancashire in finalNorthamptonshire Steelbacks, winners of this competition ... more

Ireland v Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! | Dan Lucas

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Ireland v Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! | Dan Lucas
Live updates on the action at the Aviva Stadium in DublinPaul O’Connell keen to put on a show in final home gameEmail your thoughts to ... more

Premier League, Football League and more: Saturday clockwatch – live! | Alan Smith

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Premier League, Football League and more: Saturday clockwatch – live! | Alan Smith
Eight 3pm BST kick-offs in the Premier League Email alan.smith@theguardian.com | Tweet: @alansmith90Saturday scoreboard: the day’s goals around EuropeLeague tables: check out the latest standings ... more

Mo Farah wins unique triple-double with 5,000m world championship gold

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Mo Farah wins unique triple-double with 5,000m world championship gold
• Farah claims third distance double after London 2012 and Moscow 2013• Briton chases down Kenya’s Caleb Ndiku in final 100m to winWho said repeat ... more

World Athletics Championships: day eight, Mo Farah in 5,000m – live!

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World Athletics Championships: day eight, Mo Farah in 5,000m – live!
Farah and Tom Farrell run in 5k final at 12.30pmWomen’s 800m final takes place at 12.15pm4 x 100m relay finals also due to be run ... more

Polish official more than 99% sure Nazi gold train exists

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For decades the whispers persisted among the factory workers and lumberjacks of southwest Poland that a Nazi train laden with plundered gold, jewels and artworks ... more

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

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Get the experience of reading today's paper online through our eNewspaper, an electronic version of the same paper that hits subscriber's driveways. Or, read those ... more

In Transit: Hiking and Biking in Tasmania

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In Transit: Hiking and Biking in Tasmania
Tasmanian Tour Ride & Seek, an Australian outfitter offering trips in a dozen countries, has added a destination close to home.

LeBron James sells his Florida waterfront compound for $13.4 million

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NBA superstar LeBron James, who spurned the Miami Heat to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers a summer ago, has officially exited South Beach with one last ... more

Home of the Week

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Lion statues stand sentry at the entrance of this elegant two-story mansion on more than an acre in Beverly Hills. At the back of the ... more

Rookie Spotlight: Vic Beasley Will Be An Every-Down Player For Atlanta Falcons

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Rookie Spotlight: Vic Beasley Will Be An Every-Down Player For Atlanta Falcons
The Atlanta Falcons weren't horrible last season, but help on defense was certainly needed. That's why they went out and drafted linebacker Vic Beasley who ... more

With rhythm and reverence, New Orleans marks 10 years since Katrina

published about 2 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans, a town renowned for staging big celebrations, faces a tricky challenge on Saturday, 10 years to the day from ... more

IMF's Lagarde says restructuring should suffice for Greek debt

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ZURICH (Reuters) - A form of debt restructuring rather than outright forgiveness should enable Greece to handle its "unviable" debt burden, the head of the ... more

Norwegian TV to air fictional series about Russian invasion

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In a move that has annoyed Russia, a Norwegian television channel says it will air a fictional TV drama depicting a ... more

Shane MacGowan breaks pelvis in fall

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Shane MacGowan breaks pelvis in fall
Singer-songwriter Shane MacGowan broke his pelvis in a fall this week, and is recovering in hospital.

Study: Pollution, weather affect post-heart attack health

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Study: Pollution, weather affect post-heart attack health
Marilyn MalaraLONDON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Researchers have found patient status after experiencing a heart attack is, to some degree, influenced by weather and everyday ... more

Watch: 'Homeland' Season 5 trailer is now online

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Watch: 'Homeland' Season 5 trailer is now online
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Showtime has released a full-length trailer for Season 5 of its award-winning drama series "Homeland."

Thai police arrest suspect in Bangkok shrine bombing

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Thai police arrest suspect in Bangkok shrine bombing
Amy R. ConnollyBANGKOK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Thai police arrested a man in connection to a bombing that killed 20 people near a sacred shrine ... more

Steve Carell replaces Bruce Willis in Woody Allen's next movie

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Steve Carell replaces Bruce Willis in Woody Allen's next movie
Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Writer-director Woody Allen has tapped Steve Carell to replace Bruce Willis in his next, as-yet-untitled movie.

Patients with refractory cardiac arrest brought to hospital with ongoing CPR can survive

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Refractory cardiac arrest patients brought to hospital with ongoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can survive with good brain function, according to research in nearly 4 000 ... more