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"Ax-ident": Passenger survives hatchet lodged in windshield

Nobody was injured -- really -- in a bizarre encounter between automobile, and ax

Calif. girl, 12, set to run 7 marathons on 7 continents

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Blanca Ramirez has already completed races in North America, Africa and Asia; now she plans to run races on four more continents, including Antarctica

"The Big Bang Theory" production delayed over contract dispute

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Studio that makes the CBS comedy is trying to hammer out new deals with stars including Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco

Deadly Israeli Strikes Hit UN School, Market Area

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As Israel steps up Gaza operation, strikes hit UN shelter for war refugees, shopping area

Powell Maybe Not Told Early About CIA Techniques

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Some ambassadors who knew of brutal CIA interrogations told not to discuss them


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Peace Corps pulling volunteers amid Ebola fears

More than 300 volunteers are being evacuated from Liberia, Sierra Leona and Guinea after 2 volunteers were exposed to the virus

U.S., European sanctions may damage Russian economy

The sanctions from the U.S. and European Unions could do long lasting harm to Russia's energy and finance sectors unless the country withdraws support for ... more

Nishikori beats Querrey in 3 sets in Washington

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Nishikori beats Querrey in 3 sets in Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan's Kei Nishikori won his opening match on the pre-U.S. Open hard-court circuit, beating Sam Querrey of the United States 6-4, 5-7, ... more

Wrestling medals on Wednesday July 30

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Wrestling medals on July 30

Greener film shoots can also save costs, report says

Film sets are notoriously wasteful places. Big movies can generate 225 tons of scrap metal, nearly 50 tons of construction and set debris, and 72 ... more

Watch: Buffalo Wild Wings Not Hot Enough

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Shares of buffalo Wild Wings plunge after outlook for second half of the year came in below analyst's forecasts.

Exclusive: Cuomo intervened in BNP deal to get $1 billion more for NY state fund

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Exclusive: Cuomo intervened in BNP deal to get $1 billion more for NY state fund
Only days before U.S. authorities reached a landmark $8.97 billion settlement with BNP Paribas over the bank’s dealings with countries subject to U.S. sanctions, New ... more

Grieving parents drowning in $200,000 student loan debt receive relief

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Steve Mason and his wife Darnelle have been struggling to pay their daughter's six-figure student loan debt ever since she passed away five years ago ... more

Argentina heads into default as debt talks end

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Argentina heads into default as debt talks end
NEW YORK (AP) — Talks aimed at averting Argentina's second default in 13 years ended with bitter recriminations Wednesday as the South American country said ... more

Here’s why you can’t get EA’s awesome game subscription service on the PS4

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Here’s why you can’t get EA’s awesome game subscription service on the PS4
When EA announced its new EA Access subscription program for the Xbox One, we were surprised because it sounds like a pretty good deal. Given EA’s ... more

Telefónica Circles Mexican Rival

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Telefónica said it is in talks to buy a Mexican rival, reported to be Iusacell, in a deal that could be worth as much as ... more

Glaser Made Permanent CEO Again at RealNetworks

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RealNetworks Inc. said its board has decided to give the permanent chief executive position to Rob Glaser, who founded the company but had recently been ... more

After Strong First Earnings, MobileIron's CEO Calls IBM-Apple Deal 'The End Of Desktop'

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MobileIron CEO Bob Tinker's not losing sleep over BlackBerry supporters' talk of a recent security breach, no more than he's worried about sometime-competitor IBM inking ... more

Researchers: World Trade Center Ship Dates to 1773

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Scientists: Ship found buried at New York's World Trade Center predates American Revolution

Commonwealth Games: Australian weightlifter arrested over assault

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Commonwealth Games: Australian weightlifter arrested over assault
Francois Etoundi said to have attacked Welsh athleteBrother of boxer charged with assaultAthletics head coach suspendedAustralian weightlifter Francois Etoundi, who won a bronze medal on ... more

Los Angeles Pipe Rupture: A Look at the Numbers

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A look at the numbers behind the LA pipe rupture that inundated UCLA, closed Sunset Boulevard

Long practicing a long time coming

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Long practicing a long time coming
Kyle Long's return is welcome news to his fellow offensive linemen for many reasons, not the least of which is that it will quell the ... more

Riley Speaks out, Insists Heat Will Be Competitive

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Heat President Pat Riley speaks out, insists Miami will still compete without LeBron

David Millar craves storybook finish in Scotland cycling jersey

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David Millar craves storybook finish in Scotland cycling jersey
Veteran rider aims to repay home fans for their support when he was banned for doping by winning Commonwealth Games goldSo much lip-service is paid ... more

U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter

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U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter
The economy's strong second-quarter growth showed the recovery has regained momentum after a brutal winter and could signal a quicker end to the era of ... more

Massachusetts police share photo of windshield struck by flying ax

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Massachusetts police share photo of windshield struck by flying ax
A photo Massachusetts State Police posted to its Facebook page on Wednesday looks like something out of a horror movie: A poorly secured ax went ... more

A Holiday Inn Express The Hotel Detective Has Embraced

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A Holiday Inn Express that does the job and makes departing Milan a snap.

U.K. has ambitious plan for driverless cars, but roadblocks remain

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U.K. has ambitious plan for driverless cars, but roadblocks remain
The United Kingdom has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015.

Tiger Woods preaches patience heading into WGC-Bridgestone

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Tiger Woods preaches patience heading into WGC-Bridgestone
Heading into the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational -- his third tournament since back surgery in the spring -- Tiger Woods spoke Wednesday about the road to recovery and how tough ... more

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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Contract dispute delays "Big BangTheory" production

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Studio that makes the CBS comedy is trying to hammer out new deals with stars including Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco

Offspring: five predictions for the finale

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With only one episode to go - and no sixth season guaranteed - we guess what comes next.

Cinema verite, documentary pioneer Robert Drew, whose credits include 'Primary,' dies at 90

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SHARON, Conn. (AP) — Cinema verite, documentary pioneer Robert Drew, whose credits include 'Primary,' dies at 90.

Pioneer of cinema vérité director Robert L. Drew dies at 90

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Award-winning American filmmaker Robert L. Drew, a pioneer of the cinema vérité documentary style, died on Wednesday in Sharon, Connecticut at the age of 90, ... more

Music Director At Suburban Catholic Church Fired After Same-Sex Engagement

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Music Director At Suburban Catholic Church Fired After Same-Sex Engagement
Some parishioners at a north suburban Roman Catholic church are upset with the archdiocese - for the firing of the parish music director after he ... more

Peace Corps pulling volunteers amid Ebola fears

More than 300 volunteers are being evacuated from Liberia, Sierra Leona and Guinea after 2 volunteers were exposed to the virus

Ebola outbreak "definitely not under control"

Concerns are growing about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus and whether it could reach the U.S. Stephan Monroe, deputy director of the CDC's ... more

GOP legislators urge public to "fire" Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

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GOP legislators urge public to "fire" Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Michael Smith, Medill News ServiceWASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Republican lawmakers on Tuesday urged Americans to vote Republican in the upcoming midterm elections with the ... more

Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table

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Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table
Caroline Cataldo, Medill News ServiceWASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Low-wage federal contract workers call on President Obama for more than just a minimum wage increase. ... more

Talk of impeachment spurs Democratic donors

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Talk of impeachment spurs Democratic donors
Curtis Sprung, Medill News ServiceWASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Democratic donations have surged after talk of impeaching President Obama, but GOP leaders insist it won't ... more