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Justice Department: Texas Voter ID Discriminatory

published about 6 hours ago
Obama administration asks federal judge to strike down Texas voter ID law as trial begins

Conjoined Twins Await Surgery to Lead Separate Lives

published about 6 hours ago
It wasn’t technically a birthday but Ronnie and Donnie Galyon celebrated a big milestone when they officially outlived the original “Siamese� twins, Eng and Chang Bunker.

Woman Sentenced in Silicone Injection Case

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Mississippi woman gets lifetime prison sentence in silicone buttocks injection murder case

5 Ways To Be an Airplane Aggravation

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5 Ways To Be an Airplane Aggravation
There are more passengers than the seat recliners who ought to be tossed off flights—preferably at 10,000 feet
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Last 8 Aussies eye US PGA Tour finale

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Eight Australian golfers are among the 70 players teeing up this week in the second-last event of the rich US PGA Tour playoffs series.

Ill UK boy's parents freed from custody in Spain

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Britain drops charges and extradition request for couple who took 5-year-old with brain tumor out of hospital against doctors' advice and fled country

Why Obama hasn't hit back at Islamic State yet

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“I’m back, Obama, and I’m back because of your arrogant foreign policy towards the Islamic State, because of your insistence on continuing your bombings,” says ... more

Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team

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Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday night when he filled out his Ryder Cup team ... more

Dominican president vetoes new national park

published about 1 hour ago
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A proposal to create a new national park that would have blocked the expansion of a nickel mine in ... more

Rauner Admits Belonging To $100,000 Wine Club

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Rauner Admits Belonging To $100,000 Wine Club
In a Chicago Tribune story about the longtime friendship between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, it was mentioned that Rauner belongs ... more

‘The Simpsons’ Marathon Lifts Ratings for Fledgling FXX Network

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‘The Simpsons’ Marathon Lifts Ratings for Fledgling FXX Network
The 12-day, round-the-clock marathon, which also included the two-hour 2007 theatrical movie, produced ratings about three times as high as executives at the channel expected.

5 laps in a Ferrari, $500. Is it worth it?

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About 40 minutes from the Las Vegas strip, Dream Racing lets you live out your race car fantasies in a Ferrari and other luxury cars.

5 laps in a Ferrari, $500. Is it worth it?

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There are few things I enjoy more than driving a fast car. But even when it's legal, speeding can be an expensive habit.

Congressional Memo: House Turns Its Sympathetic Ear From Big Business to Oil and Gas

published about 2 hours ago
Congressional Memo: House Turns Its Sympathetic Ear From Big Business to Oil and Gas
Wall Street and Big Business have lost their most sympathetic ear, oil and gas industries are on the rise, and Louisiana once again has a ... more

Prosecuting online "sextortionists" a nearly impossible task, expert says

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Although some states have laws to deal with unwanted distribution of private images, it is nearly impossible to trace the perpetrator of the crime

Polar vortex linked to melting sea ice

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Winter blast of Arctic chill may become more common as sea ice shrinks

Asian camel crickets invade eastern U.S.

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The scary-looking insects are increasingly common in the areas of yards closest to people's homes

​BioShock

published about 1 hour ago
One of the greatest first person shooters of all time, BioShock comes to iOS

Australia topple Lithuania Basketball World Cup

published about 2 hours ago
Australia topple Lithuania Basketball World Cup
Group D: Australia 82-75 LithuaniaBoomers retain hopes of finishing top of groupAustralia proved they have what it takes to win a first medal at the ... more

Chris Algieri thinks he can beat Manny Pacquiao

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Chris Algieri thinks he can beat Manny Pacquiao
Chris Algieri wears stones around his wrist and neck that he believes increase the positive energy around him.

Reports: Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker suspended after positive amphetamines test

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Reports: Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker suspended after positive amphetamines test
Denver Broncos star wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games due to a positive test for amphetamines, according to multiple reports.

Gaël Monfils defeats Grigor Dimitrov to reach US Open quarter-finals

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Gaël Monfils defeats Grigor Dimitrov to reach US Open quarter-finals
Frenchman defeats No7 seed 7-5, 7-6, 7-5 Marin Cilic edges out Gilles Simon in five setsGaël Monfils went to the outer limits of even his ... more

Ryder Cup 2014: Mahan, Bradley and Simpson are Tom Watsons USA picks

published about 2 hours ago
Ryder Cup 2014: Mahan, Bradley and Simpson are Tom Watsons USA picks
USA captain names his three Ryder Cup wild-card picks Westwood, Poulter and Gallacher chosen for EuropeThe USA captain, Tom Watson, opted for a blend of ... more

Detroit, hoping to leave bankruptcy, warns of 'downward spiral'

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Detroit, hoping to leave bankruptcy, warns of 'downward spiral'
Lawyers for the city of Detroit began their opening arguments Tuesday in what could be the final stage of the city’s bankruptcy trial, setting off ... more

New Center at N.Y.U. Focuses on Dance and the Arts

published about 2 hours ago
New Center at N.Y.U. Focuses on Dance and the Arts
Four years after warning that ballet is dying, a historian has founded a center at New York University that will enlist arts professionals and scholars ... more
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Cancer Foundation Returns Cash From Redditors Who Saw JLaw Nudes

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Cancer Foundation Returns Cash From Redditors Who Saw JLaw Nudes
The donations came out of a crude joke about masturbation

Reports: Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker suspended after positive amphetamines test

published about 2 hours ago
Reports: Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker suspended after positive amphetamines test
Denver Broncos star wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games due to a positive test for amphetamines, according to multiple reports.

Michael Wacha to start for Cardinals on Thursday

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Michael Wacha to start for Cardinals on Thursday
Right-hander Michael Wacha will replace Justin Masterson in the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation Thursday and for his first start since mid-June.

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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Upset over show's 'headless' campaign

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US studio Fox has apologised over its ill timed media campaign for horror series Sleepy Hollow.

Robin Williams' daughter Zelda back on Twitter after harassment over his death

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Robin Williams' daughter Zelda back on Twitter after harassment over his death
Actor, 25, left social media site on 12 August following comments about her comedian father's suicide Continue reading...

For 6-year-old critic, theater reviews are child's play

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Iain Armitage's reviews have attracted thousands of views on Youtube

Loki fans, rejoice: Here’s an entire movie about him

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Few comic book characters have received a bigger boost from a movie adaptation than Loki, Son of Odin. Before 2011’s
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Rauner Admits Belonging To $100,000 Wine Club

published about 1 hour ago
Rauner Admits Belonging To $100,000 Wine Club
In a Chicago Tribune story about the longtime friendship between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, it was mentioned that Rauner belongs ... more

Study: Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival

published about 1 hour ago
A new study finds patients who opt for lumpectomy live just as long as women who have more radical surgery

Career killer convicted in deaths of three Los Angeles women

published about 2 hours ago
Career killer convicted in deaths of three Los Angeles women
Heather RecordsLOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- 74-year-old Samuel Little was convicted in the strangulation deaths of three Los Angeles, California women on Tuesday.

Russia rejects Budapest Memorandum meeting on Ukraine sovereignty

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Russia rejects Budapest Memorandum meeting on Ukraine sovereignty
JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Russia has reportedly declined an invitation by Ukraine to join a meeting of the signatories to the 1994 ... more

Stonehenge was once a full circle, scientists say

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Stonehenge was once a full circle, scientists say
Brooks HaysWILTSHIRE, England, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A drought recently helped uncover one of the most significant revelations about Stonehenge in recent years: the monument ... more

Players using psychologists to find the extra one percent

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By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tennis players are always looking for that extra 1 percent, the unseen edge that could take them to ... more