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How to Tell If You’re Financially Ready to Retire

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How to Tell If You’re Financially Ready to Retire
If you have socked away money in a 401(k) and your 60th birthday is behind you, chances are you are thinking about when to retire. Chances are, too, that you are planning to retire sooner rather than later. The average retirement age seems to have stabilized at 62 for women and 64 for men, according…
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Review: Larry David's Broadway Play Is a Tedious Dead Fish

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Review: Larry David's 'Fish in the Dark' on Broadway is a dead fish of a self-indulgent comedy

Knife attack wounds nine at Chinese train station

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Knife-wielding attackers slashed and stabbed people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, wounding at least nine before police shot dead one of the suspected assailants and arrested another.

Ferguson police chief mum on federal report

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Ferguson's police chief is ducking questions about his department and his future there in the wake of a scathing federal report.

Jurors in Jodi Arias Case Were 11-1 for Death Penalty

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She'll get life.


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ISIS bulldozes ancient palace

According to the Iraqi government, ISIS militants used vehicles to destroy parts of the archaeological site at the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud.

Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul

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Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motives of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea as ... more

Driver takes Sauber Formula 1 team to court

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Dutch Formula One driver Giedo van Der Garde is seeking an urgent hearing in an Australian court to force the Sauber ... more

Australia protests Indonesia's treatment of death row men

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Australia protests Indonesia's treatment of death row men
Australia has formally complained to Indonesia over the treatment of two men facing the firing squad, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday, amid reports their ... more

China knife attack suspect shot dead after wounding nine people

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Two assailants slashed people at train station in southern city of Guangzhou before police killed one and captured the other Continue reading...

Uber says to suspend low-cost ride service in Seoul

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Uber says to suspend low-cost ride service in Seoul
SEOUL (Reuters) - Online taxi service provider Uber Technologies Inc said on Friday it would suspend its low-cost uberX ride service in South Korea, another ... more

Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

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SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Australia has complained about the treatment of two drug smugglers, who face execution in Indonesia, and wants to lodge a formal protest ... more

Brent climbs above $61 on Mideast supply concerns

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Brent climbs above $61 on Mideast supply concerns
By Florence Tan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude rose above $61 a barrel on Friday amid geopolitical tensions in Libya and Iraq, while traders eyed ... more

SAP pitches HANA as a 'very open platform'

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SAP pitches HANA as a 'very open platform'
SAP's Steve Lucas has argued that while its newest Business Suite 4 has been built only for its HANA platform, it will give customers 'choice', ... more

NASA Spacecraft Set for Historic Arrival at Dwarf Planet Ceres Today

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NASA Spacecraft Set for Historic Arrival at Dwarf Planet Ceres Today
NASA's Dawn probe is just hours away from making spaceflight history. Dawn is scheduled to slip into orbit around Ceres — the largest object in ... more

The horror of a triple slaying plays out in criminal court

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The horror of a triple slaying plays out in criminal court
On a South Side street of family homes, the Cochrans — a mother and her two young daughters — moved into a second-floor apartment in ... more

Russell Westbrook scores 43! Bulls still rally for 108-105 victory

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Russell Westbrook scores 43! Bulls still rally for 108-105 victory
There was talk of Kobe Bryant before the game. And Michael Jordan.

Images of star exploding four times captured by astronomers

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Australian researchers were part of team able to capture images because of gravitational lensing, which magnified a supernova 9.3bn light years away Continue reading...

Google Now Teaches You How To Bartend

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Google Now Teaches You How To Bartend
If you are interested in mixology, then you may want to check out this new Google search feature. Today Google has added a search feature that teaches you ... more

India v West Indies: Cricket World Cup – live! | Dan Lucas and Simon Burnton

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India v West Indies: Cricket World Cup – live! | Dan Lucas and Simon Burnton
Cricket World Cup 2015 updates from the 6.30am GMT start at the WacaVirat Kohli ordered to maintain team’s dignity after incident with journalistAnd email dan.lucas@theguardian.com ... more

Russell Westbrook scores 43! Bulls still rally for 108-105 victory

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Russell Westbrook scores 43! Bulls still rally for 108-105 victory
There was talk of Kobe Bryant before the game. And Michael Jordan.

Clippers are becoming the team Coach Doc Rivers always knew they'd be

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Clippers are becoming the team Coach Doc Rivers always knew they'd be
Austin Rivers remembers the postgame speech that epitomized how his father has handled this sweaty fight of a Clippers season.

Sprinter’s Prosthetic Leg Is Stolen

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Ranjit Steiner, a leading American amputee sprinter, has been sidelined from training after his $30,000 prosthetic running leg was stolen.

Czech Team Wins Biathlon Relay

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Ondrej Moravec of the Czech Republic helped his team win the mixed relay, the first title at the biathlon world championships.

UCLA women advance in Pac-12 tournament with 80-62 win over Arizona

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UCLA women advance in Pac-12 tournament with 80-62 win over Arizona
Nirra Fields scored 21 points on 10-for-16 shooting and UCLA beat Arizona, 80-62, on Thursday in the opening round of the Pac-12 women's basketball tournament.

USC gets bounced from Pac-12 tournament by Colorado

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USC gets bounced from Pac-12 tournament by Colorado
Haley Smith scored 16, and Jamee Swan added 15 and four blocked shots to help No. 9 seed Colorado women beat eighth-seeded USC 75-63 in ... more

Rocky Chávez cites Marine background as key asset in U.S. Senate race

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Rocky Chávez cites Marine background as key asset in U.S. Senate race
Rocky Chávez, a Republican state assemblyman from Oceanside, launched a campaign for U.S. Senate on Thursday, offering his military background as a key asset in ... more

LAPD investigates officer's shooting of unarmed man after Burbank chase

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LAPD investigates officer's shooting of unarmed man after Burbank chase
Trying to shake the police chasing him, the man steered the stolen car onto the leafy street and hit the accelerator.

Clippers are becoming the team Coach Doc Rivers always knew they'd be

published about 2 hours ago
Clippers are becoming the team Coach Doc Rivers always knew they'd be
Austin Rivers remembers the postgame speech that epitomized how his father has handled this sweaty fight of a Clippers season.

New glasses make you invisible to facial recognition technology

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New glasses make you invisible to facial recognition technology
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Best known as a freeware Internet security and personal protection software developer, Czech Republic-based AVG has announced a new ... more
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We now have brain-controlled drones

published Thu, Feb 26 2015 03:06 GMT
We now have brain-controlled drones
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers have successfully demonstrated a brain-to-computer interface that makes it possible to control an unmanned drone with your mind, ... more
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Harrison Ford familiar with aircraft crashes, rescues

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Ford, a lifelong aviation enthusiast, flies both airplanes and helicopters which he's used to help with search-and-rescue efforts

Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

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SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Australia has complained about the treatment of two drug smugglers, who face execution in Indonesia, and wants to lodge a formal protest ... more

Scandal Recap: Fitz and Mellie Plan Her Political Future as the Show Takes on Ferguson

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Olivia Pope helped the father of an unarmed black teen shot by D.C. police

Madonna: Working out saved me from injuries after fall

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Madonna: Working out saved me from injuries after fall
NEW YORK (AP) — Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for Madonna: The singer says thanks to staying active, she didn't suffer much ... more

Harrison Ford Suffered 'Bad Laceration' to Scalp in Plane Crash, Says Eyewitness

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"He wasn't in too much pain. He complained about his head and back," a source at the crash scene tells PEOPLE

Scope in "superbug" cases redesigned without FDA's OK

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New questions are raised about the medical device linked to several outbreaks of a deadly drug-resistant bacteria

What kills more women than AIDS and breast cancer? Dirty wate

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By Maria Caspani NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Diseases spread through dirty water and poor sanitation are the fifth biggest killer of women worldwide, ... more

Census: White children to become minority by 2020

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Census: White children to become minority by 2020
Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Census Bureau says five years from now, white children will cross into the minority -- and ... more

Canadian national detained in North Korea

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Canadian national detained in North Korea
Elizabeth ShimTORONTO, March 5 (UPI) -- A Korean Canadian pastor who had visited North Korea more than 100 times has been detained by North Korea, ... more

Carowinds roller coaster is taller than Statue of Liberty

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Carowinds roller coaster is taller than Statue of Liberty
Danielle HaynesCHARLOTTE, N.C., March 5 (UPI) -- The Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte, N.C., is showing off its brand-new roller coaster with a stomach-turning virtual ... more