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On the Set of China’s Latest War Films

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On the Set of China’s Latest War Films
Photographer Kevin Frayer takes us behind the scenes of China’s next box office hits
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Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died.

Palin: ESPN 'buys into ISIS propaganda'

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Palin: ESPN 'buys into ISIS propaganda'
Sarah Palin tore into ESPN on Thursday night, calling the network "whimpering" and "intolerant" for suspending baseball analyst Curt Schilling for a tweet comparing radical Muslims to Nazis.


More than 70 migrants dead in Austrian truck tragedy

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More than 70 migrants dead in Austrian truck tragedy
Austrian police have recovered more than 70 dead migrants from a lorry abandoned on a motorway, the government said Friday, in the latest horrific tragedy ... more

Austrian official: Death toll of migrants in truck over 70

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Austrian official: Death toll of migrants in truck over 70
VIENNA (AP) — The number of migrants found dead in a truck abandoned on Austria's main highway to Hungary has risen to more than 70, ... more

Transgendered Tongan 'leitis' finding their way in the conservative country

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In Australia, transgenders are typically on the fringes of mainstream society. In Tonga, they sit close to the king – or wait on his table.

Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has died

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who has been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children ... more

Ex-archbishop dies ahead of paedophilia trial

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Ex-archbishop dies ahead of paedophilia trial
Vatican City (AFP) - Former Polish archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, who would have been the first high-ranking church official to go on trial on paedophile charges, ... more

Deloitte consulting to create 400 jobs

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Deloitte consulting to create 400 jobs
Consulting firm Deloitte has announced the creation of 400 jobs in its consulting business.

Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to ... more

Japan protests against Chinese media call for emperor's apology

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has lodged a protest with China over a call by China's Xinhua state news agency for Japan's Emperor Akihito to apologize ... more

UTV group profit falls £9m due to cost of UTV Ireland

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UTV group profit falls £9m due to cost of UTV Ireland
UTV Media has reported a first-half pre-tax profit of £1 million, down from £10 million last year.

Californians Cut Water Without State Imposing Fines

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California cities cut water use by combined 31 percent in July without fines from state

How the Great Exhibition of 1851 still influences science today

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How the Great Exhibition of 1851 still influences science today
Six million people visited the Crystal Palace to see cutting-edge science and technology. The vast profits generated continue to pay for innovations todayMore than three ... more

Nintendo gives Shovel Knight the first indie Amiibo

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Nintendo gives Shovel Knight the first indie Amiibo
Shovel Knight is one of the best indie games available for Nintendo systems, with beautifully observed reverence for NES-era design. And it looks like Nintendo ... more

Why Smaller Companies Will Dominate The Future Of Work

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Why Smaller Companies Will Dominate The Future Of Work
Oftentimes when I (and many others) talk about the future of work it's in reference to larger companies, that's not intentional it's just where most ... more

Worthing move next match to honour players killed in Shoreham air crash

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Worthing move next match to honour players killed in Shoreham air crash
• The non-league side will next play on Sunday 6 September in the FA Vase• Match delayed by 24 hours to cater for expected sell-out ... more

Shane Mosley v Ricardo Mayorga II: boxing at its tragicomic best – or worst

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Shane Mosley v Ricardo Mayorga II: boxing at its tragicomic best – or worst
The comically slapdash promotion of Saturday’s doomed quadragenarian showdown has been simultaneously cynical, hilarious, lamentable and bizarreForty-three–year-old ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley, a former three-division world champion, ... more

LEADING OFF: Orioles CF Jones Gets Checked, Kershaw Starts

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LEADING OFF: Orioles CF Jones gets checked, Kershaw starts, Yankees hurting, Rodney joins Cubs

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend
Swansea seek three in a row against Manchester United, Chelsea face further defensive issues and a crunch early-season stramash at Villa ParkWith the dark clouds ... more

Identifying Zone-Read Plays Makes It Tough to Protect QBs

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Identifying zone-read plays makes it tougher for the NFL to protects QBs

'War Room' an overwrought Bible study class of a drama

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Preachy doesn't begin to describe "War Room," a mighty long-winded and wincingly overwrought domestic drama from Sony's faith-based Affirm Films division.

Classic Hollywood: Remembering Ingrid Bergman

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Subscribe to the newsletter This is Susan King, an entertainment journalist at the Los Angeles Times who is truly, madly, deeply in love with the Golden ... more

Top 9 Things To Do In LA With Children That Adults Will Love Too (Disneyland Isn't One Of Them)

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Top 9 Things To Do In LA With Children That Adults Will Love Too (Disneyland Isn't One Of Them)
If you thought that you’re not justified bringing children to LA and skipping Disneyland, think again. Stay in Santa Monica for easy access to the ... more

Brainteasers to warm your teachers up for the new term

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Brainteasers to warm your teachers up for the new term
Take our fun quiz to get your grey matter classroom readyIt’s not just students who struggle to switch their brains back on after the summer ... more

For the record

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India film student strike: In the Aug. 27 Section A, an article about a strike by students at India's premier film school misspelled the surname ... more

Truth's Latest Anti-Smoking Campaign Will Really Make Teens Stop and Listen

With more than 6 million followers on Vine, 22-year-old Christian DelGrosso is using his influence to promote an anti-smoking campaign

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

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The singer has spoken out about the abuse she received over the band’s latest music video.

Top Five: between Chris Rock and a hard place

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Top Five: between Chris Rock and a hard place
The stand-up’s second directorial effort is smart, scathing and tackles several important subjects. Which makes its fumbling of others all the more jarringBritish cinemas are ... more

Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to ... more

Japan protests against Chinese media call for emperor's apology

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has lodged a protest with China over a call by China's Xinhua state news agency for Japan's Emperor Akihito to apologize ... more

Adaptive immune system plays active role in guiding development of mammary glands

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In experiments with mouse tissue, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that the adaptive immune system, generally associated with fighting bacterial and viral infections, plays ... more

Lack of professional guidance on The Physician Payments Sunshine Act may hinder participation in clinical trials

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A research article, published today in Postgraduate Medicine, has concluded that a lack of professional guidance on how to interpret elements of The Physician Payments ... more

Georgia church limits entry for Jimmy Carter's Sunday school

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Georgia church limits entry for Jimmy Carter's Sunday school
By Mike Cooper ATLANTA (Reuters) - The Georgia church where Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school lessons said it would limit visitors starting this weekend to ... more

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

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UPI Almanac for  Friday,  Aug. 28, 2015
By United Press International In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I have a dream" speech before more than 200,000 people gathered for a ... more

South Sudan rebels, army again accuse each other of attacks after pact

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South Sudan rebels, army again accuse each other of attacks after pact
By Denis Dumo JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebels and the army have accused each other for the second time this week of attacks, this ... more