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Coast Guard Says California Oil Slick Will Vanish on Its Own

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Coast Guard says oil slick that materialized near pipe rupture should dissipate on its own

Madeleine McCann Ruled out as Girl Found Dead in Australia

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Missing Brit Madeleine McCann ruled out as decomposed girl found dumped in Australian scrub

‘Walter Palmer is Satan': Celebrities Rage Over Cecil the Lion’s Killer

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‘Walter Palmer is Satan': Celebrities Rage Over Cecil the Lion’s Killer
Debra Messing even wants his citizenship taken away
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Zayn Malik Signs With RCA, Says He Wants to ‘Show You Who I Really Am’

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Zayn Malik Signs With RCA, Says He Wants to ‘Show You Who I Really Am’
In breaking Zayn Malik news, the former One Directioner has signed with RCA. He tweeted a photo of himself signing papers that seem to be a contract and further explained why he left the boy band. I guess I never explained why I left , it was for this moment to be given the opportunity…
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 30, 2015

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 30, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 30, 2015

Syrian Kurds refine oil for themselves for first time

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Syrian Kurds refine oil for themselves for first time
Smoke rises as crude oil is heated in Rmeilan oil field of Syria's Hasakeh province, where the Kurds, having fought off jihadists, are extracting and ... more

Peter Greste verdict: Live coverage

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Ruth Pollard is in Cairo for the retrial of Australian journalist Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera colleagues on terrorism charges. Follow her live tweets ... more

Deutsche Bank profits rise, but hurt by litigation costs

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank's net profit rose in the second quarter, but legal expenses stemming from investigations of the bank's past conduct also ... more

Sony quarterly profit up 3-fold on currency gains, sensors

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TOKYO (AP) — Sony said quarterly profit rose threefold as foreign exchange gains and sales of image sensors and Playstation 4 software helped offset declines ... more

This country will have more people than China by 2022

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India is set to surpass China as the world's most populous country -- and much sooner than previously thought.

Shell to cut jobs, spending to cope with lower oil prices

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Shell to cut jobs, spending to cope with lower oil prices
Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a 37 percent drop in second quarter profits and said it would cut 6,500 jobs this year and reduce ... more

Galaxy S6 fails to save Samsung's quarterly earnings

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Galaxy S6 fails to save Samsung's quarterly earnings
Electronics giant Samsung has reported a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in the smartphone ... more

Facebook results excel on user base and ad growth

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Facebook results excel on user base and ad growth
Facebook has surpassed expectations on all fronts in its second quarter.

Razer's Android gamepad is now on Google Play for $80

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If you're tired of having to pause games on your Android mobile device just to wipe finger grease off the screen, you are in luck. ... more

Sony Quarterly Profit up 3-Fold on Currency Gains, Sensors

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Sony profit up, sales flat as Japan electronics giant foregoes volume to curb losses

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture: writing a score for the end of the world

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Everybody's Gone to the Rapture: writing a score for the end of the world
How this very English view of the apocalypse communicates to the player through music, sound and songSilence is rare in Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture ... more

Toyota Robot Can Pick up After People, Help the Sick

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Toyota's gliding 'human support robot' can pick up after elderly, help the sick

Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick

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Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Toyota's new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is devoted to a single task: picking things up.

Sony first-quarter operating profit rises 39 percent, beats estimates

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Sony first-quarter operating profit rises 39 percent, beats estimates
Sony Corp on Thursday reported a 39 percent rise in quarterly profit on strong sales of camera sensors and PlayStation 4 videogames, beating analyst estimates ... more

Manchester City set to loan new signing Enes Unal to Genk

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Manchester City set to loan new signing Enes Unal to Genk
• 18-year-old needs regular football, decides Manuel Pellegrini• Fabian Delph could miss City’s opening game at West BromEnes Unal, the highly rated 18-year-old signed this ... more

Players Who Need to Finally Show Their Worth in 2015

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NFL 2015: Road map to players who need to finally show their worth this season

Sydney Swans believe Adam Goodes will play out the rest of the AFL season

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Sydney Swans believe Adam Goodes will play out the rest of the AFL season
‘I think he will come back,’ coach John Longmire saysCo-captains Kieren Jack and Jarrad McVeigh vouch for Goodes returnSydney coach John Longmire and team-mates believe ... more

Asia Football Chief Praises Platini as Potential FIFA Boss

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Asian Football Confederation chief praises Platini's candidature for FIFA presidency

'St-Riike!' Ex-OF Eric Byrnes Calls Computer Balls, Strikes

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'St-riike!' Ex-OF Eric Byrnes announces computer-automated strike zone pitches to crowd

Culinary SOS: Cute little Key lime pies from Fishing With Dynamite

Jen Mai isn't normally a fan of key lime pie, but that changed after one bite of the cute mini-version served at Fishing With Dynamite ... more

Los Angels mueven piezas en la agencia libre

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Los Angels pasaron de largo grandes nombres en la agencia libre para reforzar específicamente el jardín izquierdo.

Puig no le tiene miedo a los cambios

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El jardinero cubano de los Dodgers de los Ángeles , Yasiel Puig, ha disputado 53 de los últimos 100 partidos que ha jugado el equipo ... more

Yasiel Puig breaks out of slump with laugh, and with mom

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Yasiel Puig was in a rather jovial mood late Wednesday night, and why not?

Angels fall to Astros, 6-3, and Garrett Richards cuts himself no slack

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Garrett Richards may not be the ace of the Angels rotation in name - he is reluctant to assume that title as long as longtime ... more

Spock's costume and a Dalek among memorabilia at auction

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Spock's costume and a Dalek among memorabilia at auction
Memorabilia from the some of the world’s most famous films is going under the hammer at an auction held inside a cinema.

Stallone puts 'Rocky,' 'Rambo' memorabilia up for auction

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Stallone puts 'Rocky,' 'Rambo' memorabilia up for auction
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sylvester Stallone is parting with memorabilia from the "Rocky" and "Rambo" movies, but he's keeping the two characters alive onscreen.

Fab time for Thunderbirds fans as puppet show returns

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The Thunderbirds team has returned to its “spiritual home” at Slough Trading Estate.

Three days, five killings and a year of pain in Baltimore

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BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after years in foster care, when his chronically ill mother died ... more

Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy

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Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hills around Hollywood have always been coveted real estate, but a fight over the sale of a hilltop convent has ... more

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 30, 2015

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 30, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 30, 2015

Scientists study role of protein oxidation in the ageing process

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Research published in the journal Cell Reports challenges the most popular theory about why our bodies deteriorate in old age. Scientists know that as we ... more

Blocking the expression of certain gene reduces excessive fat in patients

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By blocking the expression of a certain gene in patients, University of Montreal researchers have contributed to the demonstration of great decreases in the concentration ... more

UIC, Northwestern University researchers create first artificial ribosome

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Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University have engineered a tethered ribosome that works nearly as well as the authentic cellular ... more

Shell to cut 6,500 jobs, $7B in investments after major 2Q losses

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Shell to cut 6,500 jobs, $7B in investments after major 2Q losses
Doug G. WareTHE HAGUE, Netherlands, July 30 (UPI) -- After announcing a steep decline in profits, oil company Royal Dutch Shell announced it will cut ... more