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Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

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FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's top doctor fighting an outbreak of Ebola has died from the virus, the country's chief medical officer, Brima Kargbo, said on Tuesday.

John Kerry Hopes for Warmer Welcome in India After Israel Fiasco

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John Kerry Hopes for Warmer Welcome in India After Israel Fiasco
New Delhi has suggested that it's committed to an improved economic relationship with the U.S.
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What People Learn About You From Your Selfies

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What People Learn About You From Your Selfies
The pictures you post online could affect the way people treat you in person
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Has OkCupid played with users' hearts?

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Dating sites admits to conducting experiments on users by manipulating profiles and matches; expert says social sites need to "tread more lightly"


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Diplomats: Europe agrees on new sanctions against Russia

Moscow's ongoing support of Ukrainian separatists is about to cost it a lot of money, as Europe targets arms, financial, technology and oil sectors

Heavier weapons leading to more civilian deaths in Ukraine

Large unguided rockets and artillery fired into civilian areas is raising the death toll in the fight against Russian separatists quickly

Ebola outbreak in West Africa

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Officials try to contain the largest-ever Ebola outbreak that has spread across West Africa since March

Cow herd kills woman in Austria after being spooked by her dog

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45-year-old German hiker killed after being rushed by about 20 cows and their calves, police say

Protester interrupts Susan Rice's speech

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US National Security Adviser Susan Rice was interrupted by a protest during a speech on the Gaza war at the National Press Club. About a ... more

Israeli missle system hacked, firm says

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Three companies that built Iron Dome, Israel's missile defense system, were hacked in 2012.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the real Iron Man

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Tesla has been on a tear. Investors want more details about the gigafactory and a cheaper car.

Bits Blog: The ‘Sharing Economy’ Goes White-Collar

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Bits Blog: The ‘Sharing Economy’ Goes White-Collar
In some ways, the new focus Uber and Airbnb are putting on business professionals is a risky maneuver as regulators have grown increasingly interested in ... more

Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

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FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's top doctor fighting an outbreak of Ebola has died from the virus, the country's chief medical officer, Brima Kargbo, said ... more

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the real Iron Man

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Tesla has been on a tear. Investors want more details about the gigafactory and a cheaper car. But don't bet against Iron Man CEO Elon ... more

Facebook makes changes to mobile messaging

Facebook chats are about to change, as the social network makes mobile users switch to separate Messenger app

Polaris debuts unique crossover vehicle

Polaris, a company best known for its snowmobiles, is releasing a new type of vehicle. It has three wheels and is a cross between a ... more

Quality grilled cheese delivered, thanks to tech

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A trendy restaurant in San Francisco invents a smart delivery box that can keep your sandwich fresher for longer

Mars rover breaks distance record

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Ten years after landing on Mars, the Opportunity rover has traveled farther than any other space rover

A Trippy Light Show That Lets You Dance With Light and Shadows

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People love to dance, but it’s no easy task convincing them to do so in a museum. It’s even tougher if they’re German.
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Commonwealth Games 2014: wrestling and gymnastics in pictures

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Commonwealth Games 2014: wrestling and gymnastics  in pictures
Our photographer has been capturing the best of the action on day six of the Games Continue reading...

Farewell, Donald Sterling, the worst owner in US sports | Hunter Felt

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Farewell, Donald Sterling, the worst owner in US sports | Hunter Felt
Mondays ruling effectively ends Sterlings tenure as owner of the Clippers and means the NBA can breathe a huge sigh of reliefThe NBA has probably ... more

Bernie Ecclestone in talks with German prosecutor over bribery trial settlement

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Bernie Ecclestone in talks with German prosecutor over bribery trial settlement
Lawyers for Formula One boss say he is willing to pay 25m to bank whose former employee he is accused of having bribedLawyers for the ... more

Gstaad Champion Andujar Wins Opener in Kitzbuehel

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Gstaad champion Pablo Andujar beats Jurgen Melzer in straight sets in Kitzbuehel

Glorious Goodwood to water in hope Kingman runs in Sussex Stakes

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Glorious Goodwood to water in hope Kingman runs in Sussex Stakes
Track irrigated as ground continues to quicken at Sussex track Paul Hanagan has heavy fall as White Nile slips on bendRacegoers will flock here for ... more

Aviation Safety Is 'Continuing to Get Better'

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More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace.

TV ratings: ABC's 'The Bachelorette' woos viewers with finale, special

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TV ratings: ABC's 'The Bachelorette' woos viewers with finale, special
The season finale of ABC's "The Bachelorette" and an "After the Final Rose" interview special claimed roses of their own Monday, earning the network the No. ... more

UCLA basketball: Bruins get to finish at home in 2014-15

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UCLA basketball: Bruins get to finish at home in 2014-15
UCLA’s basketball team will get a finishing kick in the 2014-15 season, with the Bruins playing five of their last seven Pac-12 games in Pauley ... more

Claustrophic? Pod-Like Hotel Opens in Tokyo Airport

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Claustrophic? Pod-Like Hotel Opens in Tokyo Airport
Travelers now have a snug option for sleeping and showering between flights at Tokyo’s Narita Airport.

Watch LeBron James literally give fans in Taiwan clothes off his back

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Watch LeBron James literally give fans in Taiwan clothes off his back
LeBron James is one generous guy.

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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Miranda Lambert talks music, passion for dogs

Singer-songwriter jokes with CBS News that if she adopts yet another dog she may be "short a husband"

Surprise! New *NSYNC album released

Members of the former boy band apparently had no idea a two-disc album of their hits was being released this week

"Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer sets 2014 record

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The preview of the erotic drama racked up more than 36 million YouTube views in its first week

Hilary Duff unveils "Chasing the Sun" video

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The singer/actress unveiled the video for her new single "Chasing the Sun" on Monday

Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

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FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's top doctor fighting an outbreak of Ebola has died from the virus, the country's chief medical officer, Brima Kargbo, said ... more

If there's a gene for happiness, you may find it here

Scientists say one country may hold the key to genetic clues for happiness

Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee cancels 'Southern Accent Reduction' class

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee cancels 'Southern Accent Reduction' class
Evan BleierOAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 29 (UPI) -- Plans for a "Southern Accent Reduction" class which would have been offered at the Oak Ridge National ... more

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett preview jazz album 'Cheek to Cheek'

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Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett preview jazz album 'Cheek to Cheek'
Annie MartinNEW YORK, July 29 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett will release jazz album "Cheek to Cheek" in September, and premiered the video ... more

Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

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FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's top doctor fighting an outbreak of Ebola has died from the virus, the country's chief medical officer, Brima Kargbo, said ... more

Whale watching boat snags on cable in Boston Harbor

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Whale watching boat snags on cable in Boston Harbor
Frances BurnsBOSTON, July 29 (UPI) -- A three-hour whale watch turned into an overnight trip for 157 tourists after a boat got snagged on a ... more