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Lucy Takes Down Hercules at Box Office

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Lucy Takes Down Hercules at Box Office
Johansson slams Johnson in theaters, notching another victory for action films starring female leads
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Despite a Crackdown, Iranian Fashion Keeps Pushing Boundaries

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Despite a Crackdown, Iranian Fashion Keeps Pushing Boundaries
In the latest case of Iranian authorities cracking down on fashion they deem “un-Islamic,” a famous clothing design institute called “Khaneh Mode” or Mode House was shut down last week in Tehran. The fashion designer had caused a controversy last month when it held a show with models wearing coats which appeared to be made…
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North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile into Sea

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North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile into Sea
(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s Defense Ministry says North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast. The launch is the latest in a slew of missile and rocket tests the North has been conducting in recent weeks. A ministry official says the missile fired from North Korea’s southwest…
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2 carjackers who killed 3 kids still on the run

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2 carjackers who killed 3 kids still on the run
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia are still hunting for a pair of carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings.

S. Korea: N. Korea Fires Short-Range Missile Into Waters off Its Coast in Latest Test-Firing

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S. Korea: N. Korea fires short-range missile into waters off its coast in latest test-firing


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Black box findings consistent with missile blast

European air safety official tells CBS News that data from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 black box show "massive explosive decompression"

U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

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Diplomats evacuated to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid significant deterioration in security in Libyan capital city

Truce extended as Gaza toll tops 1000

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The Palestinian death toll in Gaza stands at more than 1000, while the 12-hour truce has been extended by four hours as bodies continue to ... more

Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria

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BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's ... more

Facing Escalating Violence, U.S. Evacuates Staff From Its Embassy in Libya

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Facing Escalating Violence, U.S. Evacuates Staff From Its Embassy in Libya
Officials called the evacuation “temporary” and said they were looking for ways to reopen the embassy, even as the State Department issued a new travel ... more

Two Suspects In Custody For Orange Line Robbery

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Two Suspects In Custody For Orange Line Robbery
Police say charges against both suspects are pending.

NHTSA probes air bag software on older Chevrolet Impalas

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NHTSA probes air bag software on older Chevrolet Impalas
By Paul Lienert DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating the potential for air bags to fail because of software issues in older Chevrolet ... more

It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's An iPhone! Why Evolution Makes Things Larger And Faster

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It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's An iPhone! Why Evolution Makes Things Larger And Faster
With the iPhone we can say that the larger the screen gets the easier the flow of information between the user, the screen and the ... more

Murdoch's Fox open to giving Time Warner board seats in new bid: Bloomberg

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Murdoch's Fox open to giving Time Warner board seats in new bid: Bloomberg
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is open to giving Time Warner Inc shareholders seats on the new company's board if its takeover bid succeeds, Bloomberg ... more

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

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FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that ... more

A Stanford engineer built the fake compression algorithm in HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

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A Stanford engineer built the fake compression algorithm in HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
The creators of HBO's Silicon Valley could have glossed over the breakthrough technology behind fictional start-up Pied Piper, but instead they reached out to a Stanford ... more

The Weekender: cosplay, card games, and cowabunga

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The Weekender: cosplay, card games, and cowabunga
Competitors include Kelly Slater, one of the most decorated athletes in history in any sport — and hey, any excuse to go spend a day on ... more

Mouth Silence is the sound of your brain roasting

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Mouth Silence is the sound of your brain roasting
Imagine the rapture in all its violence and beauty, set to the sound of a trillion angels harmonizing to Third Eye Blind's "Semi-charmed Life." Imagine ... more

Is it really so smart to make your finances an open book?

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Is it really so smart to make your finances an open book?
Personal finance apps can make it easier to keep track of your money across multiple accounts. Many boast of being 'free' but there's a price ... more

Englands Alastair Cook unmoved by Kevin Pietersens calls to resign

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Englands Alastair Cook unmoved by Kevin Pietersens calls to resign
Cook desperate to carry on as captain despite criticism Stuart Broad passed fit to play against India on SundayAnother ground the Rose Bowl on the ... more

Colts' Ballard out for Season Due to Torn Achilles

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Indianapolis RB Vick Ballard will miss season due to torn Achilles tendon

Tour de France 2014: stage 20 results

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Stage results, general classification, points, mountain and young rider standings after stage 20 of the 2014 Tour de France Continue reading...

Camps Are Open, Training Rooms Will Get Busy

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Injuries come frequently despite advances in safety, sports medicine and training

Kevin Pietersen presents no issues for new coach Matthew Maynard

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Kevin Pietersen presents no issues for new coach Matthew Maynard
St Lucia Zouks coach has never had any issues with batsman Pietersen will be involved in discussing selection and tacticsFor all the talk of ghosts ... more

For actor Patrick Dempsey, racing cars is nearly a full-time job

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For actor Patrick Dempsey, racing cars is nearly a full-time job
Actor Patrick Dempsey has no plans to leave his leading role on the television series "Grey's Anatomy," but Dempsey's commitment to racing cars only keeps ... more

Lucy Takes Down Hercules at Box Office

published about 2 hours ago
Lucy Takes Down Hercules at Box Office
Johansson slams Johnson in theaters, notching another victory for action films starring female leads

REVIEW: Common Speaks to Chicago on New Album Nobody’s Smiling

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REVIEW: Common Speaks to Chicago on New Album Nobody’s Smiling
The rapper continues to act as the voice of his city

'Topless Tour' Inspires Travelers to Undress

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'Topless Tour' Inspires Travelers to Undress
It's becoming a trendy experience for female travelers: a topless photo in a scenic location, shot from the back and widely shared on social media.

Game of Thrones Geeks Spooked by Missing Character

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Game of Thrones Geeks Spooked by Missing Character
Arianne Martell won't be in season 5

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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San Diego's Comic-Con lets fans become heroes, villains

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Many of those attending San Diego's annual Comic-Con comic book convention are following the tradition of dressing up as their favorite comic or sci-fi star. ... more

Two Suspects In Custody For Orange Line Robbery

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Two Suspects In Custody For Orange Line Robbery
Police say charges against both suspects are pending.

Love and Loss Dominate the Week's Top PEOPLE Stories

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See the posts that got the strongest reactions from readers over the past seven days

Southwest Side Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Bar Stabbing

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Southwest Side Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Bar Stabbing
A Southwest Side man has been charged with stabbing a man during a bar fight last week in unincorporated Stickney.

Ukraine fights 'foreign mercenaries' in its east, says president

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KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday his country was not fighting a civil war in its east but was fighting ... more

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

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Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Danielle HaynesKANDAHAR, Afghanistan, July 26 (UPI) -- Improvised explosive device kills two U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, while a third dies in the U.S. from disease ... more

What's in It?: Coconut Water Changes Its Claims

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What's in It?: Coconut Water Changes Its Claims
The drink was once billed as a remedy for a number of health problems. But its marketers have changed their tune.

Britain arrests two in suspected female genital mutilation case

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British police have arrested two people in London on suspicion of conspiracy to carry out female genital mutilation (FGM) and placed a young girl in ... more

CNN journalist abducted in Ukraine freed

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CNN journalist abducted in Ukraine freed
Danielle HaynesDONETSK, Ukraine, July 26 (UPI) -- Pro-Russian separatists free CNN freelance reporter Anton Skiba.