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Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Imogen Heap, Kimbra, Smokey Robinson and More

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Find out which albums you should be listening to this weekend!

Why There's No Ice Bucket Challenge to Fight Ebola

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Outbreak has killed more than 1,400 people.

5 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

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You’re probably familiar with salty, sweet, bitter, and sour, but did you know there’s a fifth taste? It’s called umami, and a new study concludes that it has a unique effect on appetite.

25 dead in Central African gold mine collapse

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25 dead in Central African gold mine collapse
At least 25 people died when a gold mine collapsed in the south of the Central African Republic, police said Saturday. "In all, 27 people were buried in the collapse of the gold mine.

Nepalese attempt world's largest human flag record

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Nepalese attempt world's largest human flag record
More than 35,000 Nepalese made a bid Saturday to form the world's largest "human national flag" as they sought to set a new international record. As the country's anthem played, participants held up crimson, blue and white coloured cardboard for 10 minutes on an open ground in Kathmandu's city centre to form the national flag. Nepal's flag is the world's only one which is not a quadrilateral. "We conceived this idea to spread the message that all our countrymen are ... more


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Scotland has changed even before the independence vote

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Regardless of whether it's a 'Yes' or a 'No', Scotland will be a different place when it wakes up on September 19.

Purveyors prey on pieces of the pious in growing market for human remains

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Art restorers in Mexico recently made the uncomfortable discovery that an 18th century wooden statue of Christ they were about to fix up had human ... more

Hamas backs Palestinian push for ICC Gaza war crimes probe

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By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas leaders said on Saturday they had given their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court ... more

Best of the world - August, 24, 2014

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The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.

All vehicles in Russia aid convoy have left Ukraine: OSCE

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - All 227 vehicles that entered Ukraine as part of a Russian aid convoy have now returned to Russian soil, security watchdog the ... more

Russian Deputy PM says no plans to ban McDonald's: Itar-Tass

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Russian Deputy PM says no plans to ban McDonald's: Itar-Tass
Russian authorities are not planning to close the McDonald's chain in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted saying on Saturday, after inspectors ... more

Unidentified war planes attack Tripoli again

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Unidentified war planes attacked positions of an armed faction in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, residents and local media said.

French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth

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French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth
By Alexandria Sage PARIS (Reuters) - Austerity measures being pursued by France and elsewhere in the euro zone are quashing growth, French Economy Minister Arnaud ... more

Chrysler roars back with all-new 200

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Chrysler roars back with all-new 200
It's been a long time since Chrysler has built a car worth smiling about.

Ashton Kutcher ditches his bachelor pad in Hollywood Hills

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Ashton Kutcher ditches his bachelor pad in Hollywood Hills
Ashton Kutcher has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $9.925 million after quietly shopping it since spring at $12 million.

2 Europe Navigation Satellites in the Wrong Orbits

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Europe's Galileo navigation program goes off course as 2 satellites launched into wrong orbits

10 shot, including 3-year-old, across city

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10 shot, including 3-year-old, across city
A three year-old boy was shot in the head on the West Side and at least nine others were wounded in shootings across the city ... more

Celestial Meetup of Venus and Jupiter Thrills Stargazers (Photos)

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Celestial Meetup of Venus and Jupiter Thrills Stargazers (Photos)
Early-bird stargazers were rewarded with an amazing view this week when of the two brightest planets in the night sky, Venus and Jupiter, paired up ... more

SpaceX Reusable Rocket Prototype Explodes Over Texas

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SpaceX Reusable Rocket Prototype Explodes Over Texas
A reusable rocket prototype built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX exploded over the firm's Texas proving grounds Friday (Aug. 22) after an anomaly forced ... more

Premier League clockwatch  live!

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Premier League clockwatch  live!
All the action from the 3pm kick-offs in the Premier LeagueSend your thoughts to tom.davies@theguardian.comAnd click here for all the days latest scores 2.53pm BST ... more

Caterhams André Lotterer puts dreams over dosh for Formula One debut

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Caterhams André Lotterer puts dreams over dosh for Formula One debut
André Lotterer will not be paid for racing at Spa Caterham driver makes his F1 bow at age of 32There is often little pleasure to ... more

Birmingham Bears ease into T20 final after holding off Surrey charge | T20 Semi-final Report

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Birmingham Bears ease into T20 final after holding off Surrey charge | T20 Semi-final Report
Birmingham Bears 194-4, Surrey 178-7 William Porterfield innings of 81no proves decisiveBirmingham Bears reached the T20 final thanks to a man-of-the-match performance from batsman William ... more

Nico Rosberg edges out Lewis Hamilton for Belgian Grand Prix pole position

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Nico Rosberg edges out Lewis Hamilton for Belgian Grand Prix pole position
German driver tops the times after wet qualifying session Sebastian Vettel third on the grid, Fernando Alonso fourthNico Rosberg once again proved he has the ... more

Sport picture of the day: Rosberg prepares to light up the track

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Sport picture of the day: Rosberg prepares to light up the track
Formula One World Championship leader Nico Rosberg prepares to do battle on the track during practice ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de ... more

SAG-AFTRA members approve new contract

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SAG-AFTRA members approve new contract
Members of SAG-AFTRA voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve a new film and TV contract.

Why Breakfast May Not Be The Most Important Meal Of The Day

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Why Breakfast May Not Be The Most Important Meal Of The Day
Another study adds evidence to the idea that breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day after all.

Derek Rieth, Pink Martini percussionist, found dead

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Derek Rieth, Pink Martini percussionist, found dead
Police say the longtime percussionist for Portland, Ore., band Pink Martini has been found dead.

Angels lose some ground in Oakland

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Angels lose some ground in Oakland
Mike Scioscia was fully aware of both the calendar and the consequences Friday when his Angels opened a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics.

Dan Haren might have a future with the Dodgers

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Dan Haren might have a future with the Dodgers
If Dan Haren continues to pitch like he did Friday night, he'll probably be a Dodger again next season.

Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars

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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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Using Brainwaves To Predict Audience Reaction Is A Marketer's Dream

published Wed, Jul 30 2014 23:42 GMT
Using Brainwaves To Predict Audience Reaction Is A Marketer's Dream
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study conducted at the City College of New York (CCNY) in partnership with Georgia Tech looks ... more
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Iggy Azalea Falls Off Stage During MTV VMA Benefit Concert (VIDEO)

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The singer took a tumble while performing her hit "Fancy" at a pre-VMA show in Los Angeles on Friday

Paper Planes by Robert Connolly wins CinéfestOz film award

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Paper Planes by Robert Connolly wins CinéfestOz film award
Film about Australian boy competing at world paper plane championship wins $100,000 prize, the largest award at any Australian festival Continue reading...

Unidentified war planes attack Tripoli again

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Unidentified war planes attacked positions of an armed faction in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, residents and local media said.

Price launches Twitter tirade against hubby's former mistresses

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Price launches Twitter tirade against hubby's former mistresses
Katie Price launched a bitter attack on her husband's former mistresses last night.

Boat with 170 Africans on board sinks off Libyan coast

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A wooden boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk off the Libyan coast, a spokesman ... more

Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone voted to pass a new amendment to its health act, imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding ... more

Rugby-Pre-match fireworks injure fans at Bledisloe Cup match

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A pre-match fireworks display ahead of the Rugby Championship clash between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park has resulted in injuries to spectators, local ... more

Ivory Coast closes western borders over Ebola threat

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Ivory Coast closes western borders over Ebola threat
Ivory Coast has closed its land borders with Ebola-affected West African neighbours Guinea and Liberia in an attempt to prevent the world's deadliest outbreak of ... more

No leg to stand on

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No leg to stand on
This week we’ll look at pundits making claims that aren’t really backed up. Remember when Windows 8 was going to change everything? Meanwhile, a small ... more
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Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank

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Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank
By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could ... more