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Parliament says yet to receive PM's resignation, work stalls

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KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament said on Friday it had yet to receive a resignation letter from Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk so could not vote on whether to accept it or not, stalling work at the heart of government.

Diplomat wanted for family's murder

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John Walsh profiles diplomat Brad Bishop, wanted for the 1976 slayings of his family, on "The Hunt" Sundays at 9 p.m.

Investigators Examine Shrapnel-Like Holes in MH17 Debris

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Investigators Examine Shrapnel-Like Holes in MH17 Debris
Possible evidence of missile impact discovered, as well as more human remains, while crash site still remains inadequately secured
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Progress toward short halt in Israel-Hamas fighting?

Word comes after deadliest day in latest hostilities, deaths as U.N. school hit, and clashes as thousands of Palestinians protest in West Bank

Researchers tackle link between climate change and public health

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Researchers tackle link between climate change and public health
Australian Academy of Science brings experts together to map out effects global warming on extreme weather events, infectious disease and food security Continue reading...

Tamil asylum seekers will come to Australia, immigration minister admits

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Tamil asylum seekers will come to Australia, immigration minister admits
Scott Morrison says Indians among the 157 Tamils afloat for four weeks will be returned to India and none will settle in Australia Continue reading...

Shares in Britain's RBS soar after surprise profit

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LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland posted a surprise 1 billion pound ($1.7 billion) pretax profit for the second quarter thanks to a turnaround ... more

China probes more than 25,000 people for graft in first half of year

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China investigated more than 25,000 people for corruption in the first six months of 2014, state media said on Friday, amid a ... more

Shares in Britain's RBS soar after surprise profit

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LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland posted a surprise 1 billion pound ($1.7 billion) pretax profit for the second quarter thanks to a turnaround ... more

German business confidence drops again

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BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence is down for a third month in a row amid ongoing concerns about the economic impact of the crises ... more

China probes more than 25,000 people for graft in first half of year

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China investigated more than 25,000 people for corruption in the first six months of 2014, state media said on Friday, amid a ... more

BSkyB to take over Italian, German pay TV networks

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LONDON (AP) — London-based satellite broadcaster BSkyB has announced agreements to purchase Sky Italia and 57 percent of Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox.

Parliament says yet to receive PM's resignation, work stalls

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KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament said on Friday it had yet to receive a resignation letter from Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk so could not vote ... more

Can Vysk's QS1 smartphone case really make handsets unhackable?

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Can Vysk's QS1 smartphone case really make handsets unhackable?
Technology startup claims $230 accessory will provide 'the most secure form of communication in the world' Continue reading...

Kim Dotcom: 'The Internet party will abolish mass surveillance'

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Kim Dotcom: 'The Internet party will abolish mass surveillance'
Tech tycoon believes politicians need to work harder to engage the youth vote, and says 'internet is the biggest gift of mankind' Continue reading...

A six-state California faces a water war

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An audacious plan to split California into six pieces is unlikely to succeed, but may force the state to tackle its water woes head-on

Audis Le Mans 24 Hours winners look to make it a double at Spa 24

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Audis Le Mans 24 Hours winners look to make it a double at Spa 24
Fässler, Lotterer and Tréluyer bid to make history with win as Audi attempt to win all three endurance classics this yearThis years winners of the ... more

Commonwealth Games 2014: highlights and schedule for day two in Glasgow

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Commonwealth Games 2014: highlights and schedule for day two in Glasgow
The days big question: can Rowsell hold off King and Trott? Scottish hopes for Ross Murdoch in the 100m breaststroke Continue reading...

Manly players a little bit angry but sticking together for NRL title tilt

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Manly players a little bit angry but sticking together for NRL title tilt
Sea Eagles captain Jamie Lyon makes admission Host of Manly players linked with moves elsewhereSkipper Jamie Lyon admits some of his Manly team-mates "are a ... more

Angels fall to Tigers, 6-4

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Angels fall to Tigers, 6-4
KEY MOMENT: Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double in the sixth inning to put Detroit up, 4-3, part of a three-run sixth inning for the ... more

Garrett Richards still an ace-in-waiting as Angels lose, 6-4, to Tigers

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Garrett Richards still an ace-in-waiting as Angels lose, 6-4, to Tigers
In the opposing clubhouse before Thursday's game, Garrett Richards was a palpable presence. He subtly invaded conversations. His stat line drew admiring chuckles.

Koreatown luxury high-rise is sold for $283 million

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Koreatown luxury high-rise is sold for $283 million
In one of the largest transactions of its type in the state this year, a luxurious new high-rise apartment and retail complex in Koreatown has ... more

Academics Anonymous: 'Why are you doing a PhD at your age?'

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Academics Anonymous: 'Why are you doing a PhD at your age?'
I'm concerned that my age will render my PhD worthless, at least as a passport to an academic career Studying for a humanities PhD can ... more

Stronger Genetic Basis For Schizophrenia, Landmark Study Finds

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Stronger Genetic Basis For Schizophrenia, Landmark Study Finds
More than 80 newly identified genes may place people at risk for developing schizophrenia, strengthening the evidence for a biologic basis for a disorder that ... more

Angels fall to Tigers, 6-4

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Angels fall to Tigers, 6-4
KEY MOMENT: Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double in the sixth inning to put Detroit up, 4-3, part of a three-run sixth inning for the ... more

Garrett Richards still an ace-in-waiting as Angels lose, 6-4, to Tigers

published about 3 hours ago
Garrett Richards still an ace-in-waiting as Angels lose, 6-4, to Tigers
In the opposing clubhouse before Thursday's game, Garrett Richards was a palpable presence. He subtly invaded conversations. His stat line drew admiring chuckles.

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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Theron spotted with ring on engagement finger

Theron spotted with ring on engagement finger
Charlize Theron has fuelled rumours she and Sean Penn are set to wed.

Cumberbatch: I want to play Batman

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Cumberbatch: I want to play Batman
Benedict Cumberbatch wants to play Batman.

Shares in Britain's RBS soar after surprise profit

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LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland posted a surprise 1 billion pound ($1.7 billion) pretax profit for the second quarter thanks to a turnaround ... more

China probes more than 25,000 people for graft in first half of year

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China investigated more than 25,000 people for corruption in the first six months of 2014, state media said on Friday, amid a ... more

Dolly Parton may release Glastonbury mud song

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Dolly Parton may release Glastonbury mud song
Dolly Parton is in talks to record her ode to Glastonbury's mud.

Phase 3 trial: NEXAVAR tablets fail to meet primary endpoint in HER2-negative breast cancer patients

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Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., an Amgen subsidiary, today announced that an investigational Phase 3 trial of NEXAVAR (sorafenib) tablets in patients with advanced ... more

University of Miami researchers find that early joint attention predicts later autism symptoms

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Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder. To find new ways to detect Autism Spectrum ... more

UTHealth's Bhavani Iyer awarded grant to help Harris County residents with vision problems

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Bhavani Iyer, O.D., a low vision specialist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, has been awarded a grant to ... more

Highlights: Texas abortion rates falls dramatically; start-up problems for Virginia's psychiatric reforms

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A four-month-old psychiatric-bed registry that is supposed to provide up-to-the-minute information for Virginians who need emergency mental health treatment is being updated as seldom as ... more

Husband Awoke From Surgery Without Penis: Lawsuit

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"We intend to defend all counts aggressively," spokeswoman for Alabama hospital's parent company says.