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Mississippi abortion law ruled unconstitutional in appeals court

State leaders had argued that law closing its only abortion clinic was fine because Mississippians could get them in other states

George Zimmerman providing security for Fla. gun shop?

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Zimmerman reportedly told police he was asked to watch gun and motorcycle shop that was robbed; owner says Zimmerman wasn't hired

​The case of the $43,000 restaurant tip

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The whopping gratuity, left on an $8 bill, raises questions about tipping machines and handling errors

Howard to Call Premier League Games During Season

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Tim Howard doubling up: Working as English Premier League goalie and TV commentator

Lawyers for Hollywood Sex Abuse Accuser Want Out

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Lawyers for man accusing 'X-Men' director of sex abuse want off the case after 3 suits dropped


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"It's not a new Cold War"

Obama, expanding sanctions with a "bigger bite" against Russia, says the penalties are a direct reaction to its actions, not an escalation toward a new ... more

Top Ebola doctor dies from the disease

Doctor contracted virus while treating patients in Sierra Leone; another victim is confirmed to be an American citizen

Poppies at the Tower

Thousands of ceramic poppies are being planted around the Tower of London in remembrance for those killed in World War 1

Democrats rake in donations over impeachment chatter

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Democrats rake in donations over impeachment chatter
Gabrielle LevyWASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Republicans insist they have no plans to impeach President Obama, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from mentioning the possibility ... more

U.S. announces more economic sanctions against Russia

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U.S. announces more economic sanctions against Russia
JC FinleyWASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled new sanctions against Russia on Tuesday in response to Russian aggression toward Ukraine.

Square Feet: Designer Hotels Wend Their Way Into Dubai

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Square Feet: Designer Hotels Wend Their Way Into Dubai
With luxury five-star hotels opening often in the city, some operators are hoping that brand loyalty and a dose of fashion will set them apart.

Amgen joins job-cut parade

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The economy is on the mend, but the pink slips keep flying.

The 30-Minute Interview: Jason Bauer

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The 30-Minute Interview: Jason Bauer
Mr. Bauer, 44, is the chief executive of Voda Bauer Real Estate, a brokerage and investment firm based in New York, and is also a ... more

Prosecutors, defense spar over $150 billion forfeiture for Madoff aides

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Prosecutors, defense spar over $150 billion forfeiture for Madoff aides
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four months after five former Bernard Madoff aides were convicted of helping conceal his massive Ponzi scheme, their ... more

In China food testing, safety inspectors are often one step behind

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In China food testing, safety inspectors are often one step behind
By Adam Jourdan and Clare Baldwin SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - When inspectors visited Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd earlier this summer, the production line at ... more

Coub brings music, creativity to looping videos

Inspired by GIFs and Vines, a startup attempts to infuse music and creativity to looping videos

Man arrested in stabbing death of LA Clippers player's aunt

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Police in California have arrested a man wanted for the fatal stabbing of the aunt of a Los Angeles Clippers player in a crime that ... more

Chinese smartphone makers win as market swells

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Chinese smartphone makers win as market swells
Chinese smartphone makers racked up big gains as the global market for Internet-linked handsets grew to record levels in the second quarter, International Data Corp ... more

Netflix is now also paying AT&T to improve streaming quality

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Netflix is now also paying AT&T to improve streaming quality
Netflix has signed another interconnection deal with another ISP: AT&T. The two sides have reached an agreement that should over time result in better streaming ... more

Twitter Stock Jumps on Soaring Revenue, but Growth Remains a Concern

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Twitter Stock Jumps on Soaring Revenue, but Growth Remains a Concern
Twitter has demonstrated an ability to extract more ad revenue from each user, and it is adding products that let it sell ads in other ... more

Column: NCAA May Not Be Bumbling Idiots After All

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Column: 2 settlements down, 1 to go for NCAA in midst of rebound

ESPN Suspends Smith for Comments on Abuse

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ESPN suspends Stephen A. Smith for comments about provoking assault

Manchester Uniteds Louis van Gaal vows not to be provoked by Mourinho

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Manchester Uniteds Louis van Gaal vows not to be provoked by Mourinho
Im not reacting to that kind of stuff, he says of Chelsea coach Van Gaal warns United might struggle for first three monthsLouis van Gaal ... more

Away Days: NSW Waratahs v ACT Brumbies

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Away Days: NSW Waratahs v ACT Brumbies
There is more than enough hate to go around when the team from the capital take on their Harbour City rivals, writes Matt ClearyAnd so ... more

Byron Scott: Lakers fans hail the new coach on social media

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Byron Scott: Lakers fans hail the new coach on social media
Byron Scott gave his first news conference as Lakers head coach Tuesday, to the excitement of many fans on Twitter.

On Comedy: Patton Oswalt, Morgan Murphy and Others Have Comedy Specials

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On Comedy: Patton Oswalt, Morgan Murphy and Others Have Comedy Specials
The current abundance of comedy specials represents a significant shift in this fertile art form.
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Labor Struggles at Metropolitan Opera Have a Past

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Labor Struggles at Metropolitan Opera Have a Past
There are historic examples that point to reasons for worry in the current contract dispute between 15 unions and the Met.
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Critic’s Notebook: ‘An American Tragedy’ and More at Glimmerglass

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Critic’s Notebook: ‘An American Tragedy’ and More at Glimmerglass
An adaptation of the novel “An American Tragedy” is among the operas being performed during the Glimmerglass Festival.
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Boulder County, Colo., told to stop same-sex marriage licenses

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Boulder County, Colo., told to stop same-sex marriage licenses
The Colorado Supreme Court took another hand in the gay marriage battle Tuesday, ordering Boulder County to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Opera Review: Santa Fe Opera Stages ‘Carmen’

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Opera Review: Santa Fe Opera Stages ‘Carmen’
Set in Mexico around 1960, Stephen Lawless’s production of Bizet’s “Carmen” is cinematic in its presentation by the Santa Fe Opera.
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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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Marc Broussard performs "A Life Worth Living"

Singer-songwriter Marc Broussard plays the title track of his new album during a visit to CBS News.

Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as "The Honorable Woman"

The actress delivers a nuanced yet full-bodied performance as an Anglo-Israeli businesswoman in SundanceTV's new meditative thriller

Marc Broussard on his most personal album yet

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Southern soul singer tells CBS News' Lauren Moraski why he's exploring the darker side of love on his new release, "A Life Worth Living."

Maksim Chmerkovskiy "done dancing" on "DWTS"

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The professional dancer says he'll no longer perform on the ABC competition series

PopWatch Confessional: I tried to play ‘New Girl’s fake drinking game

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First, a reminder: You are not Zooey Deschanel. There are things Zooey Deschanel can get away with doing that you will never be
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Top Ebola doctor dies from the disease

Doctor contracted virus while treating patients in Sierra Leone; another victim is confirmed to be an American citizen

Mississippi abortion law ruled unconstitutional in appeals court

State leaders had argued that law closing its only abortion clinic was fine because Mississippians could get them in other states

Brown Recluse Spider Bites on the Rise, Expert Warns

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Brown Recluse Spider Bites on the Rise, Expert Warns
They may sometimes cause serious symptoms that affect the whole body

Democrats rake in donations over impeachment chatter

published less than 1 hour ago
Democrats rake in donations over impeachment chatter
Gabrielle LevyWASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Republicans insist they have no plans to impeach President Obama, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from mentioning the possibility ... more

U.S. announces more economic sanctions against Russia

published less than 1 hour ago
U.S. announces more economic sanctions against Russia
JC FinleyWASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled new sanctions against Russia on Tuesday in response to Russian aggression toward Ukraine.