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Syria State Media: Bomb on Damascus Bus Kills 5

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Syria state media reporting that bomb aboard bus in central Damascus kills 5

Court Invader Interrupts Australian Open Men's Final

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Court invader, other protesters kicked out during Australian Open men's final

Djokovic Wins 3rd Set, Leads 2-1 in Australian Open Final

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Djokovic wins 3rd set of Australian Open final to lead Andy Murray 2-1

Tennis-Djokovic one set from Australian Open title

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(Updates after third set) By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic was one set away from his fifth Australian Open title after taking a 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-3 lead against Andy Murray on Sunday. Sixth seed Murray crumbled in the eighth game of the third set, handing Djokovic three break points and then double-faulting to give the Serb a 5-3 lead. Djokovic coolly served out the set as Murray went to his chair fuming. Murray fought off three ... more

East Ukraine death toll mounts after peace talks fail

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KIEV (Reuters) - Thirteen Ukrainian soldiers and at least seven civilians have been killed in fighting in the past 24 hours, Kiev authorities said on Sunday, reporting widespread clashes with Russian-backed separatists a day after peace talks collapsed.


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Explosion in Damascus kills four: Syrian state media, monitor

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - An explosion in central Damascus killed at least four people and wounded several others, Syria's state news agency and a monitoring group ... more

Kenji Goto's mother: I have no words only tears - video

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The mother of a Japanese journalist beheaded by the Islamic State (Isis) says she has no words to express her grief. 'I can only express ... more

Jordan 'Still Ready' to Swap Terrorist for ISIS Hostage

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Jordan 'Still Ready' to Swap Terrorist for ISIS Hostage
The fates of the pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, and Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, previously had been linked.

Syria state media: Bomb on Damascus bus kills 5

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says a bomb has exploded on a bus in central Damascus, killing at least five people.

Court invader interrupts Australian Open men's final

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Court invader interrupts Australian Open men's final
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A protester was stopped on court by security during the Australian Open men's final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on ... more

East Ukraine death toll mounts after peace talks fail

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KIEV (Reuters) - Thirteen Ukrainian soldiers and at least seven civilians have been killed in fighting in the past 24 hours, Kiev authorities said on ... more

Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigeria's main city: witnesses

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents attacked the outskirts of northeast Nigeria's main city Maiduguri on Sunday, engaging in a gun battle with soldiers that ... more

Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong, no violence

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters returned to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in the first large-scale rally since demonstrations rocked ... more

Sudan rebels free Bulgarian aid workers: ministry

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SOFIA (Reuters) - Six Bulgarian U.N. aid workers who were detained by rebels in Sudan's strife-torn South Kordofan region have been released, the Bulgarian foreign ... more

At least 1,375 Iraqis killed in January, most of them civilians: U.N.

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Fighting and other violence in Iraq killed at least 1,375 people including 790 civilians in January, the United Nations said on Sunday.

Horror in Japan as video purports to show Japanese hostage beheaded

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Horror in Japan as video purports to show Japanese hostage beheaded
Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would ... more

Man rescued out of water at North Avenue Beach

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Man rescued out of water at North Avenue Beach
A man was rescued after he jumped into Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach early Sunday morning in an attempt to commit suicide, police said.

Fightback against internet giants’ stranglehold on personal data starts here

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With the Databox concept, scientists at British universities have begun an attempt to win back control of information about us Continue reading...

Formula One 2015 under way as drivers hit the test track at Jerez

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Formula One 2015 under way as drivers hit the test track at Jerez
• Home hero Fernando Alonso cheered on first McLaren test drive• Vettel in Ferrari red for first time, but Rosberg fastest so far• Phoney war ... more

F1: Mercedes officially unveil W06 Hybrid – video

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F1: Mercedes officially unveil W06 Hybrid – video
Formula One defending champions Mercedes present their new car to press in Spain. The F1 W06 Hybrid is said to perform beyond its predecessor, but ... more

Martina Hingis wins another Australian Open title with mixed doubles triumph

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Martina Hingis wins another Australian Open title with mixed doubles triumph
• Hingis, 34, and India’s Leander Paes beat Mladenovic and Nestor• Swiss has now won eight titles at Melbourne Park• Mattek-Sands and Safarova win women’s ... more

England blown away in Tri-Series final as Mitchell Johnson shines

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England blown away in Tri-Series final as Mitchell Johnson shines
England have 13 days to lick their wounds and find a way to repel the irresistible force that is Mitchell Johnson after the Australia fast ... more

Global Soccer: Not All the Players Want to Jump Ship

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Global Soccer: Not All the Players Want to Jump Ship
With the transfer window about to shut, all sorts of names are being linked to new Premier League teams, but Aston Villa's Fabian Delph ignored ... more

Review: Jack White Links Hip-Hop and Blues at Madison Square Garden

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Review: Jack White Links Hip-Hop and Blues at Madison Square Garden
Q-Tip, from A Tribe Called Quest, joined Mr. White, who refuses to be just a throwback, onstage.
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HBO Needs To Finish 'Game Of Thrones' With Or Without George R.R. Martin

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The HBO show must go on, with or without the author of the popular 'Game of Thrones.'

Applying for a postdoc job? Here are 18 tips for a successful application

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Securing a postdoc position is fiercely competitive. We speak to academics and career advisers to see how you can improve your chances of standing out ... more

I converted my private school into an academy to rediscover its original ethos

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We’re working twice as hard, but it’s more exciting to develop the talents of all young people regardless of their ability to pay, says headteacher ... more

No One Will Know This Lovely Necklace Is a Vibrator

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No One Will Know This Lovely Necklace Is a Vibrator
The Crave Vesper comes in silver, rose gold and 14 karat gold.
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East Ukraine death toll mounts after peace talks fail

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KIEV (Reuters) - Thirteen Ukrainian soldiers and at least seven civilians have been killed in fighting in the past 24 hours, Kiev authorities said on ... more

Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigeria's main city: witnesses

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents attacked the outskirts of northeast Nigeria's main city Maiduguri on Sunday, engaging in a gun battle with soldiers that ... more

Coronation Street stars 'want public memorial for Kirkbride'

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Coronation Street stars 'want public memorial for Kirkbride'
The stars of 'Coronation Street' reportedly want a public memorial service to be held for Anne Kirkbride.

Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong, no violence

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters returned to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in the first large-scale rally since demonstrations rocked ... more

Steven Tyler headlines Rolling Stone party on Super Bowl eve

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler charged up a frenzied crowd on the eve of the Super Bowl that features his beloved New ... more

In pursuit of next-generation Ebola stockpile vaccines

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In pursuit of next-generation Ebola stockpile vaccines
By Kate Kelland and Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - As West Africa's devastating Ebola outbreak begins to dwindle, scientists are looking beyond the endgame at ... more

China to tackle food safety as policy priority: Xinhua

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China to tackle food safety as policy priority: Xinhua
China has promised to address food safety issues and modernize its agriculture as policy priorities this year, state news agency Xinhua quoted the nation's 2015 ... more

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study

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Title: Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep

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Title: Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve SleepCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM