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U.S. launches ‘neighborhood watch' spy satellites

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U.S. launches ‘neighborhood watch' spy satellites
A rocket carrying 2 Air Force ‘neighborhood watch' satellites has lifted off from Cape Canaveral.

Family sues in Georgia gym death

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The family of Kendrick Johnson filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school officials claiming their lack of action led to his death at the hands of another student.

Arrest after 500 'white powder' letters

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For nearly six years, hundreds of letters, most containing a suspicious white powder, were sent through the mail, addressed to President Barack Obama, members of Congress, hotels near the Super Bowl, schools, companies and others.

How World War I gave us drones

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Priya Satia says today's drones for bombardment and surveillance have their roots in the deadly history of Western aerial control of the Middle East that began in World War One

Arrest made in disappearance of NH teen Abigail Hernandez

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Nathaniel Kibby, 34, is charged with kidnapping Abigail Hernandez, the 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who was missing for 9 months before returning home July 20


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Report: Afghan insurgents could get U.S. weapons

Special Inspector General reports serious problems in methods of keeping track of thousands of weapons U.S. buys for Afghan security forces

In Gaza, parents mourn children killed by explosion

10-year-old son of CBS News driver is among the young victims of blast in Gaza park

Right-angle running track built in China

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Sports officials hoping to nurture young athletics talent in north-east China have put their rising stars at something of a disadvantage - by building a ... more

Gaza: Israeli prime minister vows no let-up in attacks  live

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Gaza: Israeli prime minister vows no let-up in attacks  live
Binyamin Netanyahu: 'This will be a long operation'Nine Palestinian children among dead as refugee camp is hitIntense bombardment continues with Hamas leader targetedFollow all the ... more

Boko Haram Targets Political Figures in String of Attacks

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The terrorist group has attacked or kidnapped prominent citizens in Cameroon and Nigeria, and has committed a series of suicide bombings that have killed at ... more

Donald Sterling Loses Bid to Block Sale of Clippers

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Donald Sterling Loses Bid to Block Sale of Clippers
Judge Michael Levanas ruled that Sterling could not stop the sale of the team that his wife, Rochelle, brokered for a record $2 billion against ... more

Microsoft Is Latest U.S. Company Targeted By China In Anti-Monopoly Probe

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Chinese officials from the State Administration for Industry & Commerce visited Microsoft offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu yesterday as part of an anti-monopoly ... more

Is What You (Think You) Know Holding You Back? Adapting To An Accelerated World

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Is What You (Think You) Know Holding You Back? Adapting To An Accelerated World
It's easy to get caught in the trap of thinking we know all we need to succeed. But to get ahead today you have to ... more

Judge's Ruling Against Donald Sterling Is Timely For NBA, Clippers Business

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Like many a Hollywood villain the likes of Jason, Michael Myers or Freddie Krueger, you've got to kill them off multiple times before they are ... more

Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA's Clippers

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the NBA ... more

Watch Live: Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Lights Up the Night Sky

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[HTML1] You can watch the spectacular night sky show of the Delta Aquarid meteor shower with a live online broadcast from the Slooh Space Camera, ... more
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7 Actions Australia Can Take To Create $109 Billion By 2033 From Tech Startups

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Australia must take affirmative action to invest and support technology and innovation for the sake of its economic future and global competitiveness. If it doesn’t, ... more

Rare Storm at California Beach Hard to See Coming

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Experts: Rare storm that brought deadly lightning to California beach difficult to see coming

Holographic politicians could soon become a normal thing in the US

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Holographic politicians could soon become a normal thing in the US
Earlier this year, India's prime minister Narendra Modi was campaigning for reelection and used a rather unusual method for being in many different places at once: he ... more

TV Sports: Stephen A. Smith’s Domestic Violence Remarks Put ESPN in a Bind

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TV Sports: Stephen A. Smith’s Domestic Violence Remarks Put ESPN in a Bind
The ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith caused a stir with his remarks on domestic violence, and his quick apology might affect the network’s leniency.

Angels bullpen has room for two aces: Huston Street and Joe Smith

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Angels bullpen has room for two aces: Huston Street and Joe Smith
Joe Smith looked genuinely confused.

Heroes Golf Course, on Veterans Affairs campus, is their cause

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Heroes Golf Course, on Veterans Affairs campus, is their cause
A miraculous thing happened to Heroes Golf Course in January. It turned green.

Rose's 'confidence is through roof'

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Rose's 'confidence is through roof'
USA Basketball minicamp marks Bulls guard's first competition against elite players since second knee injuryCompetition vs. the elite.

N.F.L. Roundup: Lions Shelve Negotiations With Suh Until After the Season

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N.F.L. Roundup: Lions Shelve Negotiations With Suh Until After the Season
The team expressed optimism that a deal could eventually be reached with the All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, but if the two sides cannot come ... more

Death By Running: It's The Heat And Not The Heart

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Death By Running: It's The Heat And Not The Heart
The growing popularity of marathons and other extreme sports has sparked worries about the potential dangers of these activities. The popular press and medical research ... more

Donna Tartt's Pulitzer winner 'The Goldfinch' lands at Warner Bros.

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Donna Tartt's Pulitzer winner 'The Goldfinch' lands at Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. has acquired film rights to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Goldfinch," The Times has confirmed.

Ukraine retakes 3 towns near crash; U.N. says downing may be war crime

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Ukraine retakes 3 towns near crash; U.N. says downing may be war crime
Ukrainian troops recaptured three towns from pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Monday as they advanced toward the Malaysia Airlines crash site, where international investigators ... more

Heroes Golf Course, on Veterans Affairs campus, is their cause

published about 1 hour ago
Heroes Golf Course, on Veterans Affairs campus, is their cause
A miraculous thing happened to Heroes Golf Course in January. It turned green.

'Lucy': 5 reasons the Scarlett Johansson film ruled the box office

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'Lucy': 5 reasons the Scarlett Johansson film ruled the box office
Brains prevailed over brawn at the box office this weekend (in a manner of speaking) as the Scarlett Johansson action-thriller "Lucy" collected $44 million, handily ... more

Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion, Dogs Feel It Too

published Thu, Jul 24 2014 00:29 GMT
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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‘The Hobbit’ Comic-Con panel is now online: The top 5 highlights

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The Comic-Con panel for The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies went online today, making this Monday especially delightful for
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William, Kate and Harry attend Commonwealth Games

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The royals cheered on athletes (and got some cheers of their own) at the athletic events in Glasgow, Scotland

Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA's Clippers

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the NBA ... more

Former Bachelorette DeAnna Pappas Stagliano: How I Survived Traveling with Baby

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In her latest blog, the new mom shares her tips for traveling with a baby

Durkin’s Training Camp Notebook: Rookie Class Playing Meaningful Reps

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Durkin’s Training Camp Notebook: Rookie Class Playing Meaningful Reps
By Dan Durkin (CBS) — The Bears wrapped up their fourth day of training camp on Monday and have an off-day on Tuesday. Added to the ... more

Fist bumps a cleaner alternative to handshakes

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When it comes to spreading germs, new research finds a fist bump is better than a handshake. The study from Wales found a fist bump ... more

How to Prevent Ebola From Spreading to the U.S.

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How to Prevent Ebola From Spreading to the U.S.
The Ebola virus is only a short plane ride from any city on Earth. But federal health officials say it’s not a big worry for ... more

Boy Fighting Inoperable Tumor Gets Birthday Wish: Lots of Mail

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Danny Nickerson’s simple birthday request has unleashed an amazing response, and 100,000 letters have been delivered to the 6-year-old so far.

Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

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Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak
By Tim Cocks LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the ... more

Holocaust victim, artist Charlotte Salomon's life premieres as opera

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Holocaust victim, artist Charlotte Salomon's life premieres as opera
By Michael Roddy SALZBURG Austria (Reuters) - The Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon left behind a body of watercolors and text she called "Life? Salomon's ... more