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Father and daughter killed in circus tent collapse

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Officials say they died from the force of the falling tent structure after a sudden storm swept through N.H.

Clinton hits Bush on women's health funding

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Clinton hits Bush on women's health funding
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush questioned Tuesday whether the U.S. government should spend "half a billion dollars for women's health issues," providing fodder for attacks that came instantly from Hillary Clinton.


Jeb Bush questions need to spend $500m on women's health annually

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Jeb Bush questions need to spend $500m on women's health annually
Republican candidate was commenting on Planned Parenthood controversyHillary Clinton calls Bush ‘absolutely, unequivocally wrong’Jeb Bush on Tuesday questioned the need for the federal government to ... more

Apple slump deepens on iPhone, China concerns

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Apple slump deepens on iPhone, China concerns
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations.

More Senate Democrats, including Boxer, line up behind Iran nuclear deal

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The proposed Iran nuclear deal earned the support of three more Senate Democrats on Tuesday, locking in key support for President Obama's top foreign policy ... more

Yemen government-in-exile says base once used for U.S. drones retaken

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Clashes persisted around Yemen's largest air base Tuesday, a day after its declared capture by forces loyal to the country's exiled President Abdu Rabu Mansour ... more

Island building in disputed sea? China doesn't want to talk about it

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Southeast Asian countries meeting in Malaysia want China to stop claiming territory and building artificial islands in the South China Sea. China's position? Don't even ... more

Lexus lets skaters put its hoverboard to the test

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After weeks of teasing, Lexus is finally showing off its latest Amazing in Motion project in full. The Slide video posted today shows skateboarders riding ... more

How Exceptional Leaders Push Star Performers Out the Door

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How Exceptional Leaders Push Star Performers Out the Door
I once managed a guy named Tim (name changed). His work was strong and I considered him a key player on our team. But I ... more

Careers That Offer More Vacation Time

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Travelers CEO to Step Down in December, Cites Health Issues

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Travelers CEO to step down over health problems, to be succeeded by international unit chief

Fake 'FTC' credit repair service must pay back $2.4M

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A disbanded company reached a $2.4 million settlement Tuesday for charging customers for fake credit repair services.

Google science fair: 20 teens who'll change the world

From corn cob water filters to instant Ebola tests, big ideas from scientists too young to drive

National Park Service shows off newest study subjects

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Meet P-43 and P-44, two baby mountain lions between the ages of three and four weeks old

Etsy Shares Fall as Expenses Hamper Results

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Etsy Inc., an online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods, saw its second-quarter loss sharply widened as higher expenses hampered results.

Toxic Algae Blooming in Warm Water From California to Alaska

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Toxic algae blooms in a warmer Pacific, endangering marine life and forcing seafood bans

Blame a Male-Biased Algorithm for the Temperature in Your Office? Readers Respond

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Blame a Male-Biased Algorithm for the Temperature in Your Office? Readers Respond
A recent article about the “thermal comfort model” often used to set office temperatures got readers on both sides of the temperature divide riled up.

Liverpool’s Sheyi Ojo joins Wolves on loan after signing new contract

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Liverpool’s Sheyi Ojo joins Wolves on loan after signing new contract
• 18-year-old winger to spend season at Molineux• Ojo scored for Liverpool in friendly win over SwindonLiverpool’s highly-regarded Sheyi Ojo has joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on ... more

Lord Coe: allegations against IAAF are declaration of war on my sport

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Lord Coe: allegations against IAAF are declaration of war on my sport
• ‘There is nothing in our history of integrity in drug testing to warrant attack’• ‘We should not be cowering but should come out fighting’Lord ... more

NFL Union Releases Brady Testimony in "Deflategate"

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In Goodell testimony, Brady denies tampering with footballs in "Deflategate''

Shane Sutton: Rio 2016 aim for Wiggins and Cavendish is great but not done deal

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Shane Sutton: Rio 2016 aim for Wiggins and Cavendish is great but not done deal
• Cavendish has sights on Olympic omnium and Wiggins wants pursuit place• ‘Having two of best riders in British cycling history on board enhances squad’Shane ... more

Texans hit by Foster injury and attempted murder arrest of Clowney's father

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Texans hit by Foster injury and attempted murder arrest of Clowney's father
No1 overall pick’s father charged with attempted murderArian Foster likely to miss start of season with injuryJadeveon Clowney, the star linebacker drafted first overall by ... more

Zayn Malik has sent Perrie Edwards to join One Direction — in Splitsville

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Zayn Malik has dumped fiancee Perrie Edwards as he continues with what appears to be a whole-life housecleaning. 

Island building in disputed sea? China doesn't want to talk about it

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Southeast Asian countries meeting in Malaysia want China to stop claiming territory and building artificial islands in the South China Sea. China's position? Don't even ... more

ArtsBeat: Metropolitan Opera Says Its ‘Otello’ Tenor Will Not Wear Blackface

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ArtsBeat: Metropolitan Opera Says Its ‘Otello’ Tenor Will Not Wear Blackface
Breaking with tradition, the Metropolitan Opera said the tenor singing the title role in Verdi’s “Otello” will not perform in blackface.
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight Andre Berto on Sept. 12

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s attempt to match late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano's 49-0 record at retirement will come against former welterweight world champion Andre Berto Sept. ... more

Wednesday on Snapchat: Touring the New Photo-Friendly White House

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Wednesday on Snapchat: Touring the New Photo-Friendly White House
In the wake of the White House lifting its ban on photography during its popular tours, we asked our politics reporter, Nicholas Corasaniti, put on ... more

ABC Chief: Killing McDreamy on "Grey's" was "great"

Patrick Dempsey played Dr. Derek Shepherd, nicknamed McDreamy, for 11 seasons on the show until his character got hit by a truck

Kelly Osbourne comment on Latinos sparks anger

The "Fashion Police" alum's comment on Latinos when guest-hosting "The View" sparked controversy

Miss Piggy and Kermit The Frog break up

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"We will be seeing other people, pigs, frogs, et al."

Caitlyn Jenner loses half her "I Am Cait" audience

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Caitlyn Jenner has lost half her audience for "I Am Cait" since the docu/reality series premiered

Nobody could hold back the tears as The One and Only Cilla returned to our screens

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Following the tragic news of her death, ITV paid tribute to the star with an incredibly moving documentary celebrating her at her best.

Seven dead in NYC Legionnaires' disease outbreak

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The number of people infected with Legionnaires' disease is growing in New York City

Here's how to sway vaccine skeptics

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Researchers say taking a certain approach to talking about vaccines can help convince skeptics about the benefits

Add spice for a longer life?

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Add spice for a longer life?
Eating spicy food, especially fresh chilli, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study, researchers said Tuesday. "Compared with participants ... more

Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska
SEATTLE (AP) — A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, ... more

Militant shelling kills family of five in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

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Militant shelling kills family of five in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula
Fred LambertSHEIKH ZUWEID , Egypt, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Militants attempting to shell an Egyptian military checkpoint missed and killed a family of five in ... more