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Volunteers a Buffer Between Police, Protesters

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Volunteers trying to help ease tensions, urging protesters to keep it peaceful

Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters

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Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The tall black man walked up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, working a bullhorn, imploring protesters to behave themselves.

New Zealand Bans Shark Finning

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New Zealand bans shark finning in a move welcomed by environmentalists

Missy Franklin hit by back spasms ahead of Pan Pacific Championships

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Missy Franklin hit by back spasms ahead of Pan Pacific Championships
Multiple Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin's preparations for this week's Pan Pacific Championships on Australia's Gold Coast have been hit by back trouble, US team officials said on Wednesday. A US official said medical staff would reassess Franklin's condition on Thursday, when the four-day Pan Pacs meet begins. "It's a fluid situation," he said of Franklin, who was spending the day resting. Franklin is scheduled to contest the 200 metres freestyle and 100m backstroke on the meet's opening day.

Ex-India PM immune from some claims of Sikh genocide: U.S. judge

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Ex-India PM immune from some claims of Sikh genocide: U.S. judge
Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is immune from claims that he supported the genocide of Sikhs during his decade leading the country, a federal judge has ruled. District Judge James Boasberg in the District of Columbia said on Tuesday, Singh, who resigned in May, did not have "head-of-state immunity" from claims arising from his time as India's finance minister. Inderjit Singh, an Indian Sikh, claimed in the 2013 suit that as finance minister from 1991 to 1996, Manmohan Singh ... more


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Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war

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Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war
JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel completes its damage assessment from its latest war with Hamas, it may conclude that one of the biggest casualties was ... more

Tibet puts 20-person limit on tour buses

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are limiting the number of passengers aboard tour buses on mountain roads of Tibet, following two fatal accidents involving such ... more

Dozens of councils suspend rubbish collection over truck safety fears

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Dozens of councils suspend rubbish collection over truck safety fears
Australias largest waste management firm removes fleet from the roads after accident left two people dead Continue reading...

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a ... more

17 NRL players get notices over banned supplements

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SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority began issuing notices Wednesday to 17 current and former National Rugby League players from the Cronulla Sharks ... more

Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima killing 18 people: media

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TOKYO (Reuters) - At least eighteen people were killed in Japan on Wednesday when landslides touched off by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of ... more

Many who have left U.S. labor force say they would like to return

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mike Yack has left the workforce twice in the last eight years and calls himself retired, yet at age 62 the former ... more

With Prospect Of Johnny Manziel As Starter, Browns Tickets Up 65% This Season

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Johnny Manziel is once again making waves in the football world. This time around, however, he has taken his brand of braggadocio to the NFL.  ... more

14 Tips to Become a More Persuasive Interviewer

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14 Tips to Become a More Persuasive Interviewer
1 Be Approachable and Likable.  People want to work with those whom they like.  Therefore, the last thing you want to do is come across ... more

Macy’s to Pay $650,000 to Resolve Bias Inquiry

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An inquiry by the attorney general’s office found that minority shoppers were disproportionately followed and, sometimes, detained at Macy’s flagship Herald Square store.

More great moments in science (if Twitter had existed)

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More great moments in science (if Twitter had existed)
A month ago, we looked at what great moments in science might have looked like if they happened via Twitter. Many who read it wanted ... more

Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima killing 18 people: media

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Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima killing 18 people: media
TOKYO (Reuters) - At least eighteen people were killed in Japan on Wednesday when landslides touched off by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of ... more

Despite lip service, Silicon Valley venture capital still a man’s world

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Despite lip service, Silicon Valley venture capital still a man’s world
By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When she started her child-support tracking business SupportPay, Sheri Atwood expected all kinds of suggestions - but not ... more

Carl Crawford, Justin Turner lead Dodgers to 8-6 win over Padres

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Carl Crawford, Justin Turner lead Dodgers to 8-6 win over Padres
It can be a miserably long season, six grueling months with precious few days off, playing 162 games without a clock.

Reality Check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

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Time for a reality check for Michael Phelps at Pan Pacific Championships

Chargers' Antonio Gates lets his sister's memory guide him

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Chargers' Antonio Gates lets his sister's memory guide him
He has two of the surest hands in NFL history, but only now does Antonio Gates fully grasp what his little sister meant to him.

Cardinals Beat Reds on Bases-Loaded HBP in 9th

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Jay hit by pitch with bases loaded in 9th, driving in winning run as Cardinals beat Reds 5-4

U.S. Open Practice Sessions Allow Fans a More Personal Glimpse of Stars

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U.S. Open Practice Sessions Allow Fans a More Personal Glimpse of Stars
The Open lets fans in free the week before the tournament to watch qualifying matches, but one of New York’s best-kept secrets is that the ... more

Steelers fans make special foam fingers for Johnny Manziel's arrival

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Steelers fans make special foam fingers for Johnny Manziel's arrival
Don't be surprised to see oversize, yellow foam fingers flipping the bird on TV when the Cleveland Browns go to Pittsburgh for their regular-season opener ... more

Carl Crawford, Justin Turner lead Dodgers to 8-6 win over Padres

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Carl Crawford, Justin Turner lead Dodgers to 8-6 win over Padres
It can be a miserably long season, six grueling months with precious few days off, playing 162 games without a clock.

Chargers' Antonio Gates lets his sister's memory guide him

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Chargers' Antonio Gates lets his sister's memory guide him
He has two of the surest hands in NFL history, but only now does Antonio Gates fully grasp what his little sister meant to him.

Petronio Company to Perform Other Choreographers’ Works

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Petronio Company to Perform Other Choreographers’ Works
Stephen Petronio plans a five-year “Bloodlines” project to stage dances by Merce Cunningham, Trisha Brown and others.
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Cleveland's Mike Pettine isn't ready to name a starting QB

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Cleveland's Mike Pettine isn't ready to name a starting QB
Cleveland first-year Coach Mike Pettine still hasn't chosen his Week 1 starting quarterback, and that's not his fault. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't convinced ... more

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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Busey 'visited by Patrick Swayze's ghost'

Busey 'visited by Patrick Swayze's ghost'
Gary Busey claims he was visited by Patrick Swayze's ghost last week.

Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima killing 18 people: media

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TOKYO (Reuters) - At least eighteen people were killed in Japan on Wednesday when landslides touched off by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of ... more

Many who have left U.S. labor force say they would like to return

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mike Yack has left the workforce twice in the last eight years and calls himself retired, yet at age 62 the former ... more

Former Bear Tim Shaw Says He Has ALS

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Former Bear Tim Shaw Says He Has ALS
Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS.

White Sox Fall To Orioles 5-1

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White Sox Fall To Orioles 5-1
CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Tillman threw eight strong innings and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles won their third in a row, beating the Chicago White ... more

Peanut, almond butters recalled: salmonella risk

Several well-known food lines and grocery private labels among the brands involved; some illnesses reported that may be from the butters

Amid tumult and turmoil, health care sector expected to show revenue growth

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Seismic shifts in the technology and health-care sectors highlight why executives are divided or undecided about taking financial and strategic risks.

Scientists identify biomarker strongly associated with aggressive breast cancer

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Two Northwestern University scientists have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is resistant to many types of ... more

Perampanel does not offer added benefit for patients with Epilepsy

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The drug perampanel (trade name Fycompa) has been approved since July 2012 as adjunctive ("add-on") therapy for adults and children aged 12 years and older ... more

Nurses who are motivated primarily by desire to help others are more likely to burn out on job

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Nurses who are motivated primarily by the desire to help others, rather than by enjoyment of the work itself or the lifestyle it makes possible, ... more