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Why You’ll Actually Want to Use Microsoft’s New Web Browser

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Why You’ll Actually Want to Use Microsoft’s New Web Browser
Microsoft's Internet Explorer replacement packs two big new features
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As the World Mourns Cecil the Lion, Asia Is Taking Steps to Protect Its Own Big Cats

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As the World Mourns Cecil the Lion, Asia Is Taking Steps to Protect Its Own Big Cats
Populations are recovering in some regions but the animals remain vulnerable to poaching
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Relatives Torn Over Possible 1st Debris From Missing MH370

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Relatives emotionally torn over possible 1st concrete clue from missing Malaysian airliner


India hangs convicted terrorist on his birthday

Mumbai gangster Yakub Abdul Razak Memon was found guilty of raising funds for India's deadliest terror attack

Olympic athletes to swim and boat in "raw sewage"

Water off Brazil so polluted experts warn Summer Games competitors face serious risk of infection

Turkish military says three soldiers killed in PKK attack in the southeast

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants killed three Turkish soldiers in an attack on an army battalion in Turkey's southeastern province of Sirnak ... more

Drone kills four suspected militants in Yemen: residents

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ADEN/SANAA (Reuters) - An attack by an unmanned aircraft on a car in southern Yemen overnight killed four suspected al Qaeda militants, residents and local ... more

Sending soldiers to Calais would show contempt for these desperate people | Archie Bland

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Sending soldiers to Calais would show contempt for these desperate people | Archie Bland
Speaking of migrants as a ‘swarm’ is on the same spectrum as suggesting we send in the army. It dehumanises, and presents an animalistic threatWhen ... more

Irish economy back at 2007 size, CSO figures show

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Irish economy back at 2007 size, CSO figures show
The Irish economy grew faster than expected last year, according to official figures from the CSO - and is now at pre-financial crisis size.

Oil price slump costs another 12,500 jobs

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Sinking oil prices have prompted another round of heavy job cuts.

Water parks and piano class: Colorado movie gunman's childhood

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DENVER (Reuters) - One described him as a quiet, kind boy who doted on his little sister. Another recalled his team spirit on the soccer ... more

One third of state's strategic bank loans went to agriculture

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One third of state's strategic bank loans went to agriculture
The agriculture sector accounted for nearly a third of all loans from the State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland in its first four months.

Shell to cut 6,500 jobs

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Shell to cut 6,500 jobs
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has said it plans to cut 6,500 jobs this year.

Kids in hot cars an enduring problem, despite education efforts

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The rescue of an infant from a hot SUV in the southwest suburbs this week was another sad reminder of what advocates have been warning ... more

Interview of 50 Illini football players puts coach Tim Beckman in perspective

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In January 2012, shortly after being hired as the new Illinois football coach, Tim Beckman introduced himself to his players at Memorial Stadium wearing a ... more

Making Friends in New Places

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Making Friends in New Places
At the start of freshman year, there’s a window of opportunity when rules about social interactions are suspended and it feels perfectly normal to talk ... more

Should I buy a thumb PC, mini-desktop or tablet to replace my old PC?

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Should I buy a thumb PC, mini-desktop or tablet to replace my old PC?
Suman Nayyar needs to replace his seven-year-old Windows XP PC and isn’t sure what to get, but there are certainly plenty of alternativesCan a thumb ... more

Real Madrid and AC Milan prepare for match in Shanghai – video

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Real Madrid and AC Milan prepare for match in Shanghai – video
Rafael Benitez, the Real Madrid manager, and Siniša Mihajlović, the AC Milan manager, look ahead to their teams' match in Shanghai at the Shanghai stadium ... more

Trump Arrives in Scotland for Women's British Open Golf

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Donald Trump arrives at his Turnberry resort in Scotland for Women's British Open

Australia’s Michael Hooper free to face All Blacks in Rugby Championship

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Australia’s Michael Hooper free to face All Blacks in Rugby Championship
• Hooper handed one-week ban for slapping Argentina’s Nicolás Sánchez• Judicial officer said there was ‘no aggravating factors’ in the incidentThe Australia flanker Michael Hooper ... more

Championship sackings prove it is the toughest of all managerial challenges | Paul Wilson

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Championship sackings prove it is the toughest of all managerial challenges | Paul Wilson
Last season 20 managers were dismissed in the second tier and on average a manager lasts less than a year due to pressure to go ... more

Stoke give Andy Wilkinson short-term contract as he recovers from head injury

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Stoke give Andy Wilkinson short-term contract as he recovers from head injury
• Wilkinson suffered bang to head in February and has not played since• Wilkinson was out of contract and had said goodbye to the fansStoke ... more

Culinary SOS: Cute little Key lime pies from Fishing With Dynamite

Jen Mai isn't normally a fan of key lime pie, but that changed after one bite of the cute mini-version served at Fishing With Dynamite ... more

Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear Team Sign Deal With Amazon

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Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear Team Sign Deal With Amazon
Clarkson left the BBC in disgrace
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Freeway design is a mash-up on newly expanded 405

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Imagine if the ancient Romans, late in their empire-building days, had suddenly forgotten how to design aqueducts. Or if Chicago started filling the Loop with ... more

Little Women Could Get a Dystopian Reboot on the CW

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Little Women Could Get a Dystopian Reboot on the CW
The March sisters could be getting a 'a hyper-stylized, gritty adaptation'
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Huntington Beach removing trees infected with harmful beetles

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Tiny beetles that have been wreaking havoc on trees across Southern California now are causing problems in Huntington Beach.

Kris and Caitlyn Jenner meet for first time

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Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner have met for their first time.

The Kray Twins: We tour the streets they once ruled

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We walk in the footsteps of The Kray Twins ahead of a new film about the renowned gangsters.

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign with Amazon

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The Top Gear stars have signed a deal to host a new show on Amazon’s streaming service.

Former 'Top Gear' Team Heading to Amazon

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"I feel like I've climbed out of a bi-plane and into a spaceship," said Jeremy Clarkson on the deal.

Water parks and piano class: Colorado movie gunman's childhood

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DENVER (Reuters) - One described him as a quiet, kind boy who doted on his little sister. Another recalled his team spirit on the soccer ... more

Health insurer Cigna's profit rises as it adds more members

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Health insurer Cigna's profit rises as it adds more members
(Reuters) - Health insurer Cigna Corp, which agreed to be bought by Anthem Inc for $47 billion this month, reported a 2.6 percent rise in ... more

U.S. tightens safety for oil transit by rail

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U.S. tightens safety for oil transit by rail
Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Regulators are taking another step in ensuring the safe transport of crude oil by rail by mandating better ... more

New research shows promising progress in use of anti-inflammatory cytokine for T1D treatment

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New research from Uppsala University shows promising progress in the use of anti-inflammatory cytokine for treatment of type 1 diabetes. The study, published in the ... more

Commonly prescribed drug also lowers blood pressure when combined with diuretic

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With the growth of electronic medical records, research utilizing data from a large number of patients, known as big data studies, can provide important information ... more

Bioenergetic analysis of pancreatic beta-cells shows impaired metabolic signature in type 2 diabetes patients

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Impaired activation of mitochondrial energy metabolism in the presence of glucose has been demonstrated in pancreatic beta-cells from patients with type 2 diabetes. The cause ... more