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Murray ready for late show on Scottish independence vote

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Murray ready for late show on Scottish independence vote
Andy Murray will stay up late into the night to watch the result of the historic referendum on Scottish independence next month, but refuses to get distracted by the issue during his assault on a second US Open title. Murray, who won Britain's first Wimbledon title in 77 years in 2013, admitted that he has been taking a keen interest in the debate and will be glued to the screen on the night of September 18 when the issue will ... more

Japan Stocks Lead Asian Declines After Weak Data

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Japan's Nikkei leads Asian stock declines after weak economic data

Japan stocks lead Asian declines after weak data

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Japan stocks lead Asian declines after weak data
HONG KONG (AP) — Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.

No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by 9-year-old girl

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No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by 9-year-old girl
By Alexia Shurmur WHITE HILLS Ariz. (Reuters) - County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi, adding it was "being viewed as an industrial accident." But state occupational health and safety officials were conducting their own probe of the Monday morning incident that was captured on video at a gun range that caters in ... more

No. 18 Ole Miss pulls away from Boise State 35-13

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No. 18 Ole Miss pulls away from Boise State 35-13
ATLANTA (AP) — Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and No. 18 Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State 35-13 on Thursday night.


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Author says Putin should not be allowed at G20 in Brisbane

Masha Gessen's account of the rise to power of Russian president Vladimir Putin characterises him as a bully and a thug.

Tan-suited Obama a victim of his own honesty

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Perhaps it was sign of America’s war-weariness, or at least that of its pundit class, a group that has clearly tired of discussing the nation’s ... more

Pakistan Prime Minister asks army to help resolve crisis

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The Pakistani army has stepped into the country's two-week-old political crisis, with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif requesting the army chief, General Raheel Sharif, help defuse ... more

Kyrgios wants more 'impact' at the US Open

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Teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios and Casey Dellacqua have advanced to the third round of the US Open, but Australia's former champion Samantha Stosur is out.

Porn filming on hold as another performer tests positive for HIV

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An immediate and indefinite moratorium has been placed on all porn filming after another performer may have tested positive for HIV.

No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by nine-year-old girl

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WHITE HILLS Ariz. (Reuters) - County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun ... more

Browns Outpace Bears In Final Preseason Game

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Browns Outpace Bears In Final Preseason Game
The Chicago Bears lost to the Cleveland Browns Thursday night, racking up a 2-2 preseason record.

Levine: ‘The Hawk’ Talks Hall Of Fame Chances, Possibly Cutting Back On Road Games

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Levine: ‘The Hawk’ Talks Hall Of Fame Chances, Possibly Cutting Back On Road Games
(CBS) – The Ford Frick Award is the highest level of recognition that the Hall of Fame can bestow on baseballs broadcast legends. After 30 ... more

Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he still planned to take steps on his own to improve the U.S. immigration system ... more

Report: China Announces Timeline Of Reforming State-owned Enterprises

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China will “basically” conclude a pilot program aimed at attracting private investment in its state-owned enterprises by 2020, as the government seeks to increase economic ... more

Brain-eating amoeba detected in Louisiana

The local government in St. Bernard's Parish has been attempting to cleanse the water supply for roughly three weeks. State health officials are now requiring ... more

Google joins Amazon in testing home delivery drones

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Google joins Amazon in testing home delivery drones
Tech company explores the potential for self-flying aircraft but FAA regulations remain an obstacle to commercialisation Continue reading...

Alibaba opens fifth data center for public cloud business

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Friday it will open a fifth data center in Shenzhen to service AliCloud, the latest sign of its growing ... more

Bitcoin’s Earliest Adopter Is Cryonically Freezing His Body To See The Future

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"He’s always been optimistic about the future," says Hal Finney's wife, Fran. "Every new advance, he embraced it, every new technology. Hal relished life, and he made ... more
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China's Wanda, Tencent, Baidu to set up $814 million e-commerce company: Wanda

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By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Dalian Wanda group said on Friday it would set up a 5 billion yuan ($814 million) e-commerce joint ... more

John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis

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John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis
The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the ... more

Many decisions for Bears, but biggest at safety

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Many decisions for Bears, but biggest at safety
CLEVELAND — The Bears have one decision remaining for their starting lineup when it comes to Week 1 against the Bills but no clues were ... more

With starters resting, Bears lose 33-13 to Browns

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With starters resting, Bears lose 33-13 to Browns
CLEVELAND -- You can choose to assess Thursday night’s Bears exhibition game with the Browns through whatever lens you’d like.

Jim Mora isn't afraid to push UCLA's football team toward greatness

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Jim Mora isn't afraid to push UCLA's football team toward greatness
Four days before what could be the greatest powder-blue football season in history, the leader of UCLA's team is dressed in black and staring darkly.

Aggies Roll as Quarterback Breaks Manziel Mark With 511 Yards

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Aggies Roll as Quarterback Breaks Manziel Mark With 511 Yards
Kenny Hill, in his first career start, led No. 21 Texas A&M to a 52-28 victory over No. 9 South Carolina in the season opener.

John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis

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John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis
The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the ... more

Missouri residents sue police over use of force in Ferguson protests

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Missouri residents sue police over use of force in Ferguson protests
Six Missouri residents filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging excessive force and false arrests by the Ferguson and St. Louis County police departments during the ... more

Friday Highlights: 'American Masters: Dorothea Lange' on PBS

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Friday Highlights: 'American Masters: Dorothea Lange' on PBS
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Pilot's body recovered after F-15 jet crashes in Virginia

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Pilot's body recovered after F-15 jet crashes in Virginia
The remains of an Air National Guard pilot whose F-15 jet crashed in the Virginia mountains were found Thursday.

Passenger dispute forces Paris-bound flight to land in Boston

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An American Airlines flight from Miami to Paris had to be diverted to Boston when two passengers got into an argument and one of them ... more

Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars

published Fri, Aug 22 2014 23:55 GMT
Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From ancient, dying stars to our toothbrushes, the chemical element fluorine which is used in toothpaste was ... more
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MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More

published Wed, Aug 06 2014 23:18 GMT
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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Aldi's absurd move to ban Roald Dahl

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All over a word that in its original sense means 'a dirty, slovenly woman'.

No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by nine-year-old girl

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WHITE HILLS Ariz. (Reuters) - County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun ... more

Browns Outpace Bears In Final Preseason Game

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Browns Outpace Bears In Final Preseason Game
The Chicago Bears lost to the Cleveland Browns Thursday night, racking up a 2-2 preseason record.

Levine: ‘The Hawk’ Talks Hall Of Fame Chances, Possibly Cutting Back On Road Games

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Levine: ‘The Hawk’ Talks Hall Of Fame Chances, Possibly Cutting Back On Road Games
(CBS) – The Ford Frick Award is the highest level of recognition that the Hall of Fame can bestow on baseballs broadcast legends. After 30 ... more

Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he still planned to take steps on his own to improve the U.S. immigration system ... more

Forced switch? Drug cos. develop maneuvers to hinder generic competition

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Penetration of generic drugs on the marketplace has increased over 30 years, but drug companies have developed ways to delay generic entry

Colorado judge denies special probe in James Holmes' notebook leak

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Colorado judge denies special probe in James Holmes' notebook leak
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado judge overseeing the murder case against accused theater gunman James Holmes said on Thursday that police may ... more

California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates

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California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates
Death certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at ... more

Children's vaccine rates vary widely by state

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The CDC says that while most kids get vaccinated, too many parents fail to follow-up with required booster shots

Longer looks: A new kind of abortion war; foster kids and psychotropic drugs

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While pro-life activists fight to rescue IVF embryos from the freezer, pregnant women in their third trimester with catastrophic fetal anomalies have nowhere to turn. ... more