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Ukrainian troops demoralized

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CNN's Diana Magnay reports from the front lines in the Ukrainian conflict.

Violent single-car wreck kills 6 in Dallas

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Officials say speed a likely factor in deadly accident that killed 6, including some children

6 Dead After Speeding Car Slams Into Tree in Texas

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6 killed when driver loses control of speeding car, slams into tree in Dallas

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help

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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed on Monday to the U.S government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews set up by the North Korean government.


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NATO preparing high-readiness force to counter Russia

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Even though Moscow-backed rebels lowered peace talk demands in Ukraine, Russia's aggression there has made Europe ready itself for worse

Fidel Castro compares NATO to Nazis, lashes out at US

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Fidel Castro compares NATO to Nazis, lashes out at US
Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe on Monday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the NATO military alliance's representatives ... more

Israel plan to seize West Bank land 'alarms' UN's Ban

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Israel plan to seize West Bank land 'alarms' UN's Ban
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is "alarmed" by Israeli plans to expropriate 400 hectares (988 acres) of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the ... more

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

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Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian police have put on display what they call the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation.

Kenneth Bae's family worried about his health

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SEATTLE (AP) — The sister of an American missionary held nearly two years in North Korea says she is worried about Kenneth Bae's health and ... more

5 Resume Rules You MUST Ignore

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5 Resume Rules You MUST Ignore
What works and doesn't work for job search has changed substantially in the last few years. Technology and the economy have changed many of the ... more

Ecclestone Gets Support From Leading Sports Lawyer

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A leading sports lawyer has weighed in on the fallout from Bernie Ecclestone’s payment of $100 million to settle bribery charges and has said that ... more

A Labor Chart For Labor Day: U.S. Has Gained 9.2 Million Jobs Since Recession's Lowest Point

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A Labor Chart For Labor Day: U.S. Has Gained 9.2 Million Jobs Since Recession's Lowest Point
Labor Day was created to honor American workers, and this year — despite the Great Recession — there are more of them then ever.

Hollande, Draghi agree on threat of deflation: official

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Hollande, Draghi agree on threat of deflation: official
French President Francois Hollande and European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi agreed on Monday that deflation and weak growth were threatening the European Union's economy, ... more

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help

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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed on Monday to the U.S government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews ... more

EU urged to convert TV frequencies to mobile broadband

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EU urged to convert TV frequencies to mobile broadband
The EU should convert a whole spectrum of television and radio frequencies for use by mobile broadband by around 2020 as smartphone use soars, a ... more

Apple patches security flaw after celebs hacked: Report

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One possible security flaw is fixed, but other cloud storage may still be vulnerable

Even more proof that Motorola is making the next Nexus smartphone

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Even more proof that Motorola is making the next Nexus smartphone
After numerous reports revealed that the Motorola Shamu is actually the next Nexus smartphone, and that the Nexus 6 smartphone may be quietly released as ... more

Matter: Tiny, Vast Windows Into Human DNA

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Matter: Tiny, Vast Windows Into Human DNA
In the fruit fly and the worm Caenorhabditis elegans, scientists have found a choreography of genes strikingly similar to human DNA, with the potential for ... more

Nottinghamshires veteran Gary Keedy causes panic in the Durham ranks

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Nottinghamshires veteran Gary Keedy causes panic in the Durham ranks
Durham 253 & 196-7; Notts 188 The 39-year-old slow left-armer claims four for 56It is not often that spin plays a decisive part in matches ... more

Adam Lyth gives Yorkshire advantage in Roses match against Lancashire

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Adam Lyth gives Yorkshire advantage in Roses match against Lancashire
Lancashire 278; Yorkshire 396-5 Adam Lyths unbeaten 182 puts Yorkshire in controlTransfer deadline day might have meant something very different to Adam Lyth if he ... more

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals

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Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
NEW YORK -- Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories ... more

Kevin Sinfield retires from international rugby after 40-cap career

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Kevin Sinfield retires from international rugby after 40-cap career
England coach Steve McNamara has to choose new captain Sinfield: I am sure more successful times are not far awayEngland will need a new captain ... more

Carol Vadnais, All-Star N.H.L. Defenseman, Dies at 68

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Carol Vadnais, All-Star N.H.L. Defenseman, Dies at 68
Vadnais, who began his career when the N.H.L. had six teams, won Stanley Cup titles with Montreal in 1968 and Boston in 1972 before playing ... more

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals

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Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
NEW YORK -- Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories ... more

How That Massive Celebrity Hack Might Have Happened

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How That Massive Celebrity Hack Might Have Happened
Tech experts say hackers may have gained access to cellphone pictures of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and others in the iCloud via the "Find My ... more

There's room for just two at Italy's romantic Solo per Due restaurant

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There's room for just two at Italy's romantic Solo per Due restaurant
In the hills above Rome, Solo per Due, the 'world's smallest restaurant,' is a romantic, intimate setting for marriage proposals, 'last suppers' and other special ... more

Another former UCLA pitcher, Erik Goeddel, reaches major leagues

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Another former UCLA pitcher, Erik Goeddel, reaches major leagues
A fourth pitcher from UCLA's NCAA runner-up baseball team in 2010 has reached the major leagues.

ArtsBeat: Kate Bush Bombards British Album Chart

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ArtsBeat: Kate Bush Bombards British Album Chart
The singer’s return to performing has sent eight of her albums to the British Top 40.
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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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"Guardians of the Galaxy" is summer's biggest hit

​The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes

Miley Cyrus still loves Liam Hemsworth

The singer opens up about her ex in an interview with with Australia's Sunday Night

Lauren Conrad's Flowery Bridal Shower Is a Visual Treat

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The former reality show star celebrated her upcoming wedding on Sunday

Kristin Chenoweth Goes Brunette, Gets Much-Longer Locks Overnight

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The actress gets a totally new look for fall

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help

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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed on Monday to the U.S government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews ... more

Will legal marijuana mean more traffic deaths?

Smoking pot can impair drivers, leading some safety experts to worry about the effects of legalization

How to prevent your naughty pictures from appearing on the Internet

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How to prevent your naughty pictures from appearing on the Internet
A reader who wished to remain really, really anonymous has failed in this regard. She writes: Recently some pictures and movies stored in my iCloud ... more
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iCloud flaw may have allowed nude celebrity photos to leak

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iCloud flaw may have allowed nude celebrity photos to leak
A funny thing happened on the Internet Sunday as a cache of nude photos of Kate Upton, Jennifer Lawrence, and other big-name stars made their ... more
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Are hazmat suits for Ebola counterproductive?

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The image of health care workers in pressurized, full-body suits could fuel panic and may not be needed, some experts say

Matter: Tiny, Vast Windows Into Human DNA

published about 2 hours ago
Matter: Tiny, Vast Windows Into Human DNA
In the fruit fly and the worm Caenorhabditis elegans, scientists have found a choreography of genes strikingly similar to human DNA, with the potential for ... more