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Fired Band Director Says He Fixing Vulgar Culture

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Fired Ohio St. band director says he was trying to change the group's sexualized culture

MasterCard 2Q Profit Rises on Volume Growth

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MasterCard 2nd-quarter profit climbs as processed transactions increase

Man Suspected in Irish Soldiers' Deaths in Court

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Detroit-area man suspected of killing Irish soldiers in 1980 faces immigration hearing

REVIEW: The Honorable Woman

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REVIEW: The Honorable Woman
Maggie Gyllenhaal is captivating in a twisty Middle East espionage thriller with timely--and timeless--themes.
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Virginia, Student Settle Lawsuit Over Arrest

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Virginia settles lawsuit with U.Va. student who was arrested after water was mistaken for beer


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More experts finally reach Flight 17 wreckage

After fighting keeps investigators at bay for 4 days, team finally finds new route through warzone to help examine debris, look for remains

Anguish and outrage as Gaza toll mounts

Israel has the military high ground, but it's getting broad condemnation for an alleged attack on school packed with refugees

Jihadi Khaled Sharrouf says he would have launched attack in Australia

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A Sydney jihadi wanted on terrorism offences has issued an extraordinary statement, threatening a terrorist attack on Australian soil and claiming he would have carried ... more

Liberia pleads for help as Ebola spreads

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Official tells CBS News the outbreak of the deadly virus is now "above the control of the national government"

Tough last day for Aust wrestlers at Games

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All three Australian wrestling hopefuls lost on the final day of their Commonwealth Games campaign.

How to Thrive in Retirement After Falling Short of Goals

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How to Thrive in Retirement After Falling Short of Goals
Turns out, many retirees don't need as much in savings as they once thought. They are surprisingly delighted with their downsized life and embrace a ... more

120,000 Irish Paddy Power customers affected by massive data breach

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120,000 Irish Paddy Power customers affected by massive data breach
Some 120,000 Irish customers of Paddy Power have been affected by a data breach.

U.S. jobless claims up, wage growth starting to push higher

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a continuing strengthening ... more

Ex-prisoner's new app helps inmates

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After serving 8 years in prison, Marcus Bullock is helping the incarcerated stay connected with loved ones with his Flikshop app.

From maximum security prison to tech entrepreneur

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Staying in touch with loved ones while incarcerated is the ultimate lifeline, according Marcus Bullock, creator of photo postcard app, Flikshop.

Is there a Rihanna sex tape? No, it's a malware scam on Facebook

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Is there a Rihanna sex tape? No, it's a malware scam on Facebook
But its not as popular as the fake app pretending to tell you whos been peeking at your profile Continue reading...

Canada's Shaw Communications to buy data center company ViaWest

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By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian media and cable company Shaw Communications Inc said it would buy data center services provider ViaWest Inc from ... more

Anti-vaccine movement turns on vit K shots for babies

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The health of infants is being put at risk as anti-vaccine groups discourage uptake of vitamin K for newborns, says Amanda Marcott

Play '80 Days,' a steampunk remix of Jules Verne's classic novel

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Play '80 Days,' a steampunk remix of Jules Verne's classic novel
80 days is a fantastical reinterpretation of the Jules Verne classic Around the World in Eighty Days. Here, airships and mechanical men intermingle with more mundane ... more

What’s Your Post-Apocalypse Gameplan?

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild our World from Scratch is the product of the imagination of astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell, years of research, and several science ... more
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2014 Women's Rugby World Cup preview - video

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2014 Women's Rugby World Cup preview - video
Captains of international women's rugby squads competeing in the World Cup look ahead to the upcoming tournament in Paris. England's captain Kathy McLean says women's ... more

Commonwealth Games 2014: day eight live!

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Commonwealth Games 2014: day eight  live!
Medal table: all the latest Glasgow 2014 standingsHighlights and schedule for day eight of the GamesCycling time trials, individual gymnastics and moreAnd feel free to ... more

Pauley Pavilion, other UCLA sports venues will be ready this fall

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Pauley Pavilion, other UCLA sports venues will be ready this fall
Pauley Pavilion was filled with fans, though not the kind that clap and cheer.

If boxing is reduced to knockout punches what sort of sport is it?

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If boxing is reduced to knockout punches what sort of sport is it?
The new US venture, Big Knockout Boxing, is designed to encourage more knockouts, but do we want to support a sport that is set up ... more

WWE Network Hits 700K Subscriber Mark in 5 Months

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WWE Network hits 700K subscriber mark in 5 months; plans international expansion later in year

Yum! Same Store Sales Suffering From Chinese Food Safety Scandal

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On July 20 a Chinese television report showed workers at Shanghai Husi Food Co partaking in some unsavory practices such as reusing meat that had ... more

Cigna To Expand On Obamacare Exchanges In 2015

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Cigna To Expand On Obamacare Exchanges In 2015
Cigna Corp. (CI) this morning said will expand its private health insurance products on government exchanges under the Affordable Care Act next year to three ... more

REVIEW: The Honorable Woman

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REVIEW: The Honorable Woman
Maggie Gyllenhaal is captivating in a twisty Middle East espionage thriller with timely--and timeless--themes.

T Magazine: An E-Commerce Emporium for Locally Made Goods

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T Magazine: An E-Commerce Emporium for Locally Made Goods
Founded by a native New Yorker tired of seeing chain stores replace mom-and-pops, MadeClose sells handcrafted goods, from foodstuffs to bicycles, with a sense of ... more

Lufthansa: We Love the United Hub at Dulles

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Lufthansa: We Love the United Hub at Dulles
A veteran airline analyst has suggested that United close its hub at Dulles and push more traffic through Newark, but the idea holds little appeal ... more

Using Brainwaves To Predict Audience Reaction Is A Marketer's Dream

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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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Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion, Dogs Feel It Too

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Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion, Dogs Feel It Too
April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As pet owners, we tend to believe our pets have emotions such as love, loyalty and grief. ... more
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"Flower Drum Song"​ lead James Shigeta dies

Shigeta, who played the lead in the 1961 movie musical "Flower Drum Song" and had a small role in the first "Die Hard," was 85

​Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz expecting second child

See Keys' growing baby bump in the adorable photo she posted on Instagram

"The Big Bang Theory" on hold

Production of popular CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" is delayed due to ongoing contract negotiations between the stars and producers. Plus, Jessica Lange has ... more

Celine Dion has officially canceled five of her upcoming Vegas shows

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Celine Dion has officially canceled five of her upcoming Vegas shows
Oh, we know how it feels…

Watch Brian Williams report Allison Williams’ ‘Peter Pan Live’ news

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Brian Williams is a bit of a cool dad (or as Hannah Horvath of Girls might put it, a “kewl dad”):
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E-cigarette benefits outweigh risks, study says

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A study in the journal "Addiction" found that the benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh their potential health risks. Plus, new research on dementia suggests depression may ... more

Liberia pleads for help as Ebola spreads

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Official tells CBS News the outbreak of the deadly virus is now "above the control of the national government"

Death toll from Ebola outbreak rises to 729: WHO

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DAKAR (Reuters) - The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has risen to 729, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday, ... more

Findings underscore the importance of prenatal health care, postnatal breastfeeding

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Young adults who were breastfed for three months or more as babies have a significantly lower risk of chronic inflammation associated with cardiovascular and metabolic ... more

CareFusion launches ChloraPrep 1 mL applicator

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CareFusion, a leading global medical technology company, today announced the launch of its ChloraPrep® 1 mL applicator, the newest addition to the ChloraPrep line of ... more