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U.S. Pledges to Destroy All Landmines Outside of Korean Peninsula

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U.S. Pledges to Destroy All Landmines Outside of Korean Peninsula
Officials cited "unique circumstances" in the Koreas that prevented acceding to a universal ban
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'Special feeling' of vintage theme parks

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Nostalgic visitors are looking for something more than big-time theme parks. See why they're going vintage.


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Syrian refugees lament late U.S. arrival

"We just wish Obama had started the airstrikes even earlier, maybe then we wouldn't be here."

Best of the world - September 24, 2014

The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.

Residents flee Raqqa after U.S.-led air strikes: witnesses

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By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hundreds of residents fled Syria's northern city of Raqqa after U.S. warplanes struck positions held by Islamic State (IS) ... more

Brazil's Rousseff edges ahead of Silva in election poll

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Brazil's Rousseff edges ahead of Silva in election poll
BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff has a slight lead over her main rival Marina Silva in a runoff that is expected to decide Brazil's ... more

Israel shoots down Syrian warplane

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Jewish state says jet "infiltrated into Israeli air space" in contested Golan Heights, prompting 1st such attack in decades

Munich prosecutors charge Deutsche Bank's Fitschen

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Munich prosecutors charge Deutsche Bank's Fitschen
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German prosecutors have filed charges against Deutsche Bank co-Chief Executive Juergen Fitschen and several former bank executives in connection with the Kirch ... more

Checking accounts with no checks

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A growing number of banks, including Citi and Bank of America, are launching accounts without paper checks.

Google: Group lies about climate change

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Google chairman Eric Schmidt says company is dropping out of ALEC, a conservative political group, because it is lying on climate change.

Banks launch checking accounts, with no checks

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A growing number of banks are launching checking accounts, without the checks.

Treasury Department's Tax Crackdown Sparks Political Fight

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Morning Money Memo: The Treasury Department has announced a sweeping crackdown on tax inversions, the practice in which U.S. companies use mergers and takeovers of ... more

iOS 8 is already causing Wi-Fi and battery drain issues

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iOS 8 is already causing Wi-Fi and battery drain issues
Just like with previous iOS releases, Apple’s recently rolled out iOS 8 update is causing issues for some device users, including Wi-Fi problems and faster battery ... more

"Critical" flaw found in HealthCare.gov security

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But federal hackers who spotted it also praise some Obamacare website security provisions

Goodgame Studios reveals revenue, coy on IPO plans

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BERLIN (AP) — German online games company Goodgame Studios has for the first time revealed financial details of its business, amid speculation that it is ... more

The Magic of the Vernal Equinox

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Here is a short story, in the style of Dr. Seuss. “Hip hip Hooray!” yelled young Timmy on that crisp autumn day. His Mom replied“Why ... more
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Connecting Telephony To CRM--Invoca Tips Its Hat To Commercial Reality

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Connecting Telephony To CRM--Invoca Tips Its Hat To Commercial Reality
It’s easy to believe the hype from digital marketing proponents and take for granted that digital channels account for the vast majority of inbound sales ... more

Scratching the surface: US racing looks to track conditions to lower injury rates

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Scratching the surface: US racing looks to track conditions to lower injury rates
On Friday, after a summer of US racing blighted by horse fatalities, Santa Anitas fall meet will begin on a new dirt track. Trainers, superintendents ... more

Five-star Leicester City bypass Manchester Uniteds glittering attack

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Five-star Leicester City bypass Manchester Uniteds glittering attack
Lewis Hamilton wins Singapore Grand Prix; Durham crowned one-day champions at Lords; Ana Ivanovic clinches Pan Pacific OpenWith $260m of new attacking talent at their ... more

Serena Williams withdraws from Wuhan Open with illness

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Serena Williams withdraws from Wuhan Open with illness
World No1 was leading against Alizé Cornet Organisers suffer after top seeds crash outSerena Williams withdrew from the Wuhan Open on Tuesday after falling ill ... more

Manuel Pellegrini open to extending Frank Lampards loan at Manchester City

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Manuel Pellegrini open to extending Frank Lampards loan at Manchester City
Midfielder joined on six-month deal from New York City Pellegrini: In January we will see and make a decision then Kompany: Lampards goal could be ... more

Leeds CEO Gary Hetherington charged with improper conduct by RFL

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Leeds CEO Gary Hetherington charged with improper conduct by RFL
Charge relates to comments allegedly made by Zak Hardaker Hetherington decsribed RFL investigation as a witch-hunt Hardaker will not face charges over alleged homophobiaLeeds chief ... more

According to UCLA coordinator, defense is still a work in progress

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According to UCLA coordinator, defense is still a work in progress
In his first season as defensive coordinator, Jeff Ulbrich has seen the ups and downs that come with leading a young defense. 

Port of L.A. fire spurs toxic-air concerns; some schools may be closed

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Port of L.A. fire spurs toxic-air concerns; some schools may be closed
A massive wharf fire overnight at the Port of Los Angeles may prompt the closure of nearby schools as officials evaluate the dangers from a ... more

Dubs aims to make earplugs a 'fashion staple' by focusing on design

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Dubs aims to make earplugs a 'fashion staple' by focusing on design
With an intriguing design accented by splashy colors, Dubs is hoping to persuade concert-goers, sports fans and anyone else exposed to piercing sounds that wearing ... more

Motorcycles legal in HOV lanes, but what about FasTrak?

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Motorcycles legal in HOV lanes, but what about FasTrak?
Most Southern California motorcyclists know they are allowed to ride in HOV and carpool lanes.

'Sleepy Hollow' recap: Is love ahead for Abbie and Ichabod?

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'Sleepy Hollow' recap: Is love ahead for Abbie and Ichabod?
It’s been a year since the thoroughly whack day when Ichabod Crane was buried alive and Abbie Mills was trapped in purgatory in the season ... more
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Did a Texas Doctor Try to Poison Her Boyfriend with Antifreeze?

Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo is facing trial for felony assault

"DWTS" recap: Breaking down the numbers

​This week's episode of "Dancing with the Stars" was a special "My Jam Monday" edition

​Kris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner

The reality star is ending her 22-year year marriage to the Olympic gold medalist

Chris Brown's new album climbing the charts

Chris Brown's new album "X" is on track to be the artist's sixth-straight top-ten album. Plus, Pink Floyd is releasing new material for the first ... more

Could The Riot Club be too posh to push at the UK box office?

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Could The Riot Club be too posh to push at the UK box office?
Film adaptation of Laura Wades play Posh makes an unimpressive debut, while stop-frame animation The Boxtrolls retains the UK crown for a second week Peter ... more

Why pregnant women get sicker from the flu

Stanford University researchers say that pregnant women are more affected by the flu because their bodies produce excess immune cells which can make them feel ... more

Rutgers awarded $2 million NIH grant to prepare students for academic research careers

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Rutgers is one of seven institutions in the country selected by the National Institutes of Health to receive this year's BEST Award - a $2 ... more

Caitlyn Kovacs' death likely 'alcohol-related,' prosecutor says

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Caitlyn Kovacs' death likely 'alcohol-related,' prosecutor says
Gabrielle LevyNEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Prosecutors investigating the death of Rutgers student Caitlyn Kovacs said preliminary findings point to alcohol as playing ... more

MT Services reports Actos drug cases, updates settlement news

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MT Services LLC, a Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting Company which operates lawsuitsettlementnews.com, announced today a primary focus on assisting plaintiffs of the after effects of ... more

Taylor Swift invited fans to a secret screening of her new album at her LA home

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Taylor Swift invited fans to a secret screening of her new album at her LA home
Veronica LinaresNEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Taylor Swift invited a group of fans to her Los Angeles house on Saturday for a private and ... more