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Gaza killing resumes with peace talks in tatters

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Top Hamas commander's house targeted after barrage of Palestinian rockets prompts Israel to walk away from negotiations

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How does the U.S. react to James Foley's murder?

Former deputy CIA chief Mike Morell on the urgency in the fight against ISIS highlighted by apparent execution of U.S. journalist

New York Post front page photo of James Foley causes widespread anger

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The New York Post has provoked outrage in the US by publishing a graphic image of American journalist James Foley about to be executed on ... more

Indian hunger striker freed after 14 years as suicide charges dropped

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Indian hunger striker freed after 14 years as suicide charges dropped
An Indian human rights activist who has been on hunger strike for the last 14 years in protest against alleged army atrocities on Wednesday walked ... more

Gaza killing resumes with peace talks in tatters

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Top Hamas commander's house targeted after barrage of Palestinian rockets prompts Israel to walk away from negotiations

Pakistani protesters rally against prime minister Nawaz Sharif video

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Pakistani protesters rally against prime minister Nawaz Sharif  video
Supporters of former international cricketer Imran Khan and populist cleric Tahir ul-Qadri continue their protest on Wednesday in Islamabad, where they have been demonstrating since ... more

How to Fund 141 Nonprofits At Once

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How to Fund 141 Nonprofits At Once
GreaterGood brings visibility, funding, and more to over 141 charity and nonprofit partners worldwide

Could The IRS Disallow Ice Bucket Challenge Charitable Contributions?

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Never let it be said that you can’t reach deep within a seemingly endless stream of indistinguishable Facebook videos and extract a lesson on the ... more

Lowe's Gets Rough Reception, Overshadowed By Home Depot

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Lowe's Gets Rough Reception, Overshadowed By Home Depot
Lowe's delivers solid earnings, but lean sales guidance makes for an unfavorable comparison with rival Home Depot.

Major League Baseball Lifts Its Signage Restrictions On Daily Fantasy Sports

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Major League Baseball Lifts Its Signage Restrictions On Daily Fantasy Sports
At this time next year, Dan Shulman of Monday Night Baseball might be announcing "a home run by David Ortiz, hit deep over Fenway Park's ... more

Why Online Marketplaces Are Booming

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The service industries account for 68% of the United States GDP and four out of five jobs, but until now e-commerce growth has been dominated ... more

Amazon.com Coming to Shanghai's Free-Trade Zone

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Amazon.com plans to set up operations in Shanghai's new free-trade zone, a major move that will allow it to sell more merchandise from abroad in ... more

Branson, biz leaders seek Ukraine solution

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Roosevelt University cuts most programs at Schaumburg campus

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Roosevelt University cuts most programs at Schaumburg campus
On the day a new partnership for its pharmacy school was announced, Roosevelt University also laid out a plan to eliminate virtually everything else at ... more

Illinois grads made progress on ACT, but numbers troubling

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Illinois grads made progress on ACT, but numbers troubling
The state's high school graduating Class of 2014 scored an average of 20.7 on the ACT college entrance exam, nudging up slightly from the prior ... more

Police in Ferguson arrest nearly 50 protesters

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Police in Ferguson arrest nearly 50 protesters
Attorney General Eric Holder was due to visit Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday, hours after nearly 50 protesters were arrested in an 11th night of racially ... more

Bramall Lane to host possible Challenge Cup final replay

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Bramall Lane to host possible Challenge Cup final replay
Castleford play Leeds on Saturday in final Replay would be on Wednesday 3 SeptemberSheffield Uniteds Bramall Lane will host a possible replay of the 2014 ... more

Freerunner James Kingston climbs up a crane in Bangalore video

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Freerunner James Kingston climbs up a crane in Bangalore  video
Following on from his daredevil somersault on the Moscow suspension bridge in Kiev, British freerunner and film stuntman James Kingston travels Bangalore, India, to get ... more

Barcelona face two-window transfer embargo after Fifa rejects appeal

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Barcelona face two-window transfer embargo after Fifa rejects appeal
Barça cannot sign new players in January or summer 2015 Club to launch new appeal to Court of Arbitration for Sport Punishment relates to rules ... more

Talking Horses: Todays best bets plus our tipping competition

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Talking Horses: Todays best bets plus our tipping competition
Australia has been earmarked as the favourite for the Juddmonte International at York, but faces worthy competitionFor almost every Derby winner, the day comes when ... more

Glazers rule out selling Manchester United for at least five years

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Glazers rule out selling Manchester United for at least five years
Family have no plans to end controversial ownership Fans anger flared up again after shock loss to Swansea Marcos Rojo set to complete £16m move ... more

T Magazine: Quality | The Thing

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T Magazine: Quality | The Thing
Pomellato’s luxurious new coral, diamond and sapphire ring, which took more than 300 hours to design, is truly a one-of-a-kind jewel.

Three Young Actors Bring ‘This Is Our Youth’ to Broadway

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Three Young Actors Bring ‘This Is Our Youth’ to Broadway
Eighteen years after it was first staged, “This Is Our Youth,” Kenneth Lonergan’s caustic study of dissolute young adults, reaches Broadway.
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The Video for Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Is Finally Here

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The Video for Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Is Finally Here
And it has a lot of twerking in it

Mark Wahlberg Could Be Starring in a Movie About the BP Oil Spill

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Mark Wahlberg Could Be Starring in a Movie About the BP Oil Spill
He would play the part a manager who rescues his crew members

You don't have to be a computer whizz to learn to code

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You don't have to be a computer whizz to learn to code
I'm studying an arts degree, but learning to code has increased my job prospects, writes a student blogger Continue reading...

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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Jackie Chan expresses shame over son's drug arrest

The action star posted a blog Wednesday addressing his son's arrest

Madonna memorabilia hits the auction block

Iconic dresses and handwritten lyrics are among the pieces of Madonna memorabilia that will be up for auction this November in Los Angeles. Also, the ... more

Stars sign on for "Stand Up to Cancer"

​Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland want to connect with you about cancer

Li-Lo morto after credit card rejected

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Li-Lo morto after credit card rejected
Lindsay Lohan's credit card has been declined.

Mariah and husband 'living apart' following series of rows

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Mariah and husband 'living apart' following series of rows
Nick Cannon is reportedly "living out of hotels".

Massachusetts hospital helps smokers kick the habit

Massachusetts General hospital in Boston has developed a program to help discharged patients quit smoking. Plus, a new study out of Britain shows that commuting ... more

Longitude and NovaQuest acquire California Cryobank

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California Cryobank, a global leader in reproductive tissue donor services and storage and stem cell banking, announced today that it has been acquired by equity ... more

Researchers focus on how exposure to opioids may alter expression of OPRM1 gene

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Some infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) secondary to in-utero opioid exposure have a more difficult time going through withdrawal than others, but the ... more

Liberian police fire tear gas to disperse protest over Ebola quarantine

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Liberian police fire tear gas to disperse protest over Ebola quarantine
By Clair MacDougall MONROVIA (Reuters) - Police in the Liberian capital Monrovia fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd agitating to leave ... more

First Edition: August 20, 2014

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Today's headlines include a report from California that Anthem Blue Cross is being sued again regarding its narrow-network health plans as well as a prediction ... more