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1,400 Are Dead From Ebola and We Need Help, Says Doctors Without Borders President

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1,400 Are Dead From Ebola and We Need Help, Says Doctors Without Borders President
The epidemic won't be contained without more treatment centers, coordinated action, logistical assets and health workers 
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Who's most likely to reach the "big O"?

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A new study looks at who is most likely to achieve orgasm during sex; there's a significant discrepancy

Saskatoon: The Berry That Became an International Incident

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Saskatoon: The Berry That Became an International Incident
Americans haven't warmed to the name. How about "juneberry" instead?
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Injured Isner Withdraws From Winston-Salem Open

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Top-seeded John Isner withdraws from Winston-Salem Open quarterfinals because of ankle sprain


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"Multiple kidnappings for ransom" funding ISIS, source says

Captives are often employed by European corporations who quietly pay ransom demands to get their people back, counterterrorism source tells CBS News

The 2014 Equity Jeff Award nominees are...

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The flying kilts of "Brigadoon," the immortal barricades of "Les Miserables" and, in general, the lively revivals of director-choreographer Rachel Rockwell dominate the 2014 Joseph Jefferson Award ... more

Jon Hamm hopes Ferguson will come out stronger

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Jon Hamm hopes Ferguson will come out stronger
LONDON (AP) — Jon Hamm, a St. Louis native, says he hopes "cooler heads prevail" in the Missouri city of Ferguson and "people come through ... more

Donaldson leads after 1st round of Czech Masters

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VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Jamie Donaldson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take first-round lead at the Czech Masters and boost his ... more

5 challengers sign up for next America's Cup

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Only five challengers have signed up for the chance to take on software billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 2017 America's Cup.

L.A.-O.C. housing market is least affordable in U.S., Zillow says

L.A.-O.C. housing market is least affordable in U.S., Zillow says
Los Angeles and Orange counties are the least-affordable housing market in the country. And it's likely to only get worse.

Burberry boss sells £5.5m of shares

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Burberry boss sells £5.5m of shares
Burberry chief executive Christopher Bailey has cashed in £5.2m worth of shares just weeks after suffering a bloody nose over his pay package at the ... more

Saskatoon: The Berry That Became an International Incident

published about 2 hours ago
Saskatoon: The Berry That Became an International Incident
Americans haven't warmed to the name. How about "juneberry" instead?

Sprint and T-Mobile offer further price discounts

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Sprint and T-Mobile offer further price discounts
By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sprint Corp unveiled a plan on Thursday that gives subscribers access to unlimited data for $60 a month, the ... more

Cubs Place Edwin Jackson On DL

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Cubs Place Edwin Jackson On DL
Chicago also called up Zach Rosscup and Logan Watkins.

"Talking cars" could save 1,100 lives a year

Car accidents kill more than 30,000 people every year. Vehicles equipped with vehicle-to-vehicle technology, an onboard short-range radio device, are expected to save lives. Jeff ... more

​iPhone 5C price drops to 97 cents at Walmart

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Getting ready for the next generation of iPhones, the mega-retailer appears to be trying to clear out older stock

The 2014 Equity Jeff Award nominees are...

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The 2014 Equity Jeff Award nominees are...
The flying kilts of "Brigadoon," the immortal barricades of "Les Miserables" and, in general, the lively revivals of director-choreographer Rachel Rockwell dominate the 2014 Joseph Jefferson Award ... more

Trippy tots: How to see the world as a baby

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We've all been there, and none of us remember. But psychedelic drugs, love and travel are just some of the ways we can roll parts ... more

British Muslims urge cooperation in James Foley murder hunt

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British Muslims urge cooperation in James Foley murder hunt
British Muslim leaders urged people to contact police if they knew the identity of the man with an English accent who appeared in a video ... more

Serena Williams to Face Townsend in Open 1st Round

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Serena Williams to face American teen Taylor Townsend in 1st round of US Open

Heather Knights fine all-round show helps England women beat India

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Heather Knights fine all-round show helps England women beat India
India women 193-8; England women 153-3 England win by 42 runs (D/L method)Heather Knight helped England put a disappointing Test behind them as her performance ... more

You are the Umpire: Peter Moores

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You are the Umpire: Peter Moores
Click to enlarge, and debate the strip below the line. John's Holder's verdict appears in Sunday's Observer and here from Monday. Continue reading...

Marrone Upset by Bills Lack of Practice Discipline

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Bills coach Marrone upset by post-whistle fights, shoving matches at practice

Manziel, Browns Agree He's Not Ready to Start

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Johnny Headset: Manziel not ready, will begin season as Browns' backup behind Hoyer

T Magazine: Viewfinder | Patricia Heal’s Melancholy Images of a Lost Time and Place

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The photographer’s new body of work, “Finding Peabrook,” is fanciful, strange and nostalgic.

Julianne Hough returns to 'Dancing With the Stars' as a judge

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Julianne Hough returns to 'Dancing With the Stars' as a judge
Two-time "Dancing With the Stars" champion Julianne Hough is returning to the long-running ABC reality competition series, but breathe easier fellow dancers, she's not looking ... more

GCSE success: the young, the gifted and the terrifyingly brainy

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GCSE success: the young, the gifted and the terrifyingly brainy
Notable high achievers include 12-year-old who got top marks in chemistry and England lacrosse player with 10 A*s Continue reading...

Ariana Grande Prepares ‘My Everything’

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Ariana Grande Prepares ‘My Everything’
On Ariana Grande’s new album, “My Everything,” the young pop star strikes a balance between sweet and sultry.
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Here Are the 11 Best Celebrity Cameos on The Simpsons

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Here Are the 11 Best Celebrity Cameos on The Simpsons
Of more than 500 over 25 seasons

MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More

published Wed, Aug 06 2014 23:18 GMT
MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) never fail to amaze, and now they have discovered ... more
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Using Brainwaves To Predict Audience Reaction Is A Marketer's Dream

published Wed, Jul 30 2014 23:42 GMT
Using Brainwaves To Predict Audience Reaction Is A Marketer's Dream
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study conducted at the City College of New York (CCNY) in partnership with Georgia Tech looks ... more
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Why Leonard Maltin is ending his movie guides

After 36 editions, the film critic and expert is ceasing publication on his annual movie guide

Julianne Hough joins "Dancing with the Stars"

The dancer/actress is back on "DWTS," but what role will she play?

Sir Mix-A-Lot chimes in on Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda"

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Minaj's new single samples the rapper's 1992 hit "Baby Got Back"

Weatherfield to be rocked by return of popular Corrie character

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Weatherfield to be rocked by return of popular Corrie character
'Coronation Street' boss Stuart Blackburn is planning to bring back some of the soap's most popular characters.

Bey's mam: Their marriage is 'perfect'

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Bey's mam: Their marriage is 'perfect'
Beyonce's mother insists her daughter's marriage to Jay Z is "perfect".

Watch: American doctor who survived Ebola gives statement

Dr. Kent Brantly speaks about his experience surviving Ebola after his release from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. He arrived there nearly three weeks ago ... more

"Miraculous day": American Ebola patients discharged from Atlanta hospital

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Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were infected with deadly virus, recover after being in hospital's isolation unit for nearly 3 weeks

Pregnant women should avoid tuna, report says

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New report goes further than the federal government in warning about high levels of mercury in tuna, both canned and fresh

Summer Tips for Delicious Outdoor Cooking

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Summer Tips for Delicious Outdoor Cooking
Wish you knew more about the fine art of grilling outdoors? WebMD's healthy eating expert, Domenica Catelli, shares tips and a lemon chicken recipe.

Ebola response of MSF and 'boiling frog' WHO under scrutiny

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By Misha Hussain DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A decade ago, scientists would have laughed at the idea of Ebola as a public health emergency ... more