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For a Few Hours, Uber Riders Could Learn Their Client Rating

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For a Few Hours, Uber Riders Could Learn Their Client Rating
The app's software team quickly repaired the glitch, and passenger rankings were once again controversially private
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Death Toll Mounts as Clashes Intensify in Ukraine

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At least 8 civilians killed as hostilities in eastern Ukraine intensify

Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

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Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — At least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two Ukrainian cities held by separatist militants, officials in the rebellion-wracked east said Monday.

Obama Practically Weepy at Malia Going to College

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Obama practically weepy over daughter Malia leaving White House in 2 years to attend college

Russia Ordered to Pay $50B Over Yukos

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Former majority shareholder of Yukos oil company says Russia ordered to pay over $50 billion


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Hamas leader: No peace under Israeli occupation

Khaled Meshaal says group won't recognize Israel as a Jewish state unless long-standing demands at heart of Middle East's age-old crisis are met

Fighting rages around Flight 17 crash site

At least 8 civilians killed as intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia rebels keeps Australian, Dutch police at bay

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

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(Reuters) - Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, in a deal the companies ... more

In Israel-Hamas fighting, a sudden lull

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Relative quiet arrives as U.N. Security Council calls for immediate, unconditional humanitarian truce and as Palestinian death toll tops 1,000

Israel resumes strikes on Gaza after holiday lull

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Israel resumes strikes on Gaza after holiday lull
A fragile holiday lull in fighting in the Gaza Strip on Monday was punctuated by Israeli airstrikes and a rocket launch by Palestinian militants in ... more

Motor sales figures contribute to decrease in June retail sales volume

Motor sales figures contribute to decrease in June retail sales volume
The volume of retail sales decreased by 1.7% in June 2014 when compared the previous month, according to official figures released today.

Tyson to sell Mexican, Brazilian poultry businesses to JBS

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Tyson to sell Mexican, Brazilian poultry businesses to JBS
(Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc , the biggest U.S. meat processor, said it would sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses to JBS SA , ... more

Officer Shot In Bucktown, Suspect Killed By Police

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Officer Shot In Bucktown, Suspect Killed By Police
A police officer was wounded and a man was killed early Monday, after an exchange of gunfire in the Bucktown neighborhood.

Ireland's wage gap narrowed after recession, claims new report

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Ireland's wage gap narrowed after recession, claims new report
Ireland's wage gap has narrowed in the years since the financial crisis, according to a new report from the ESRI.

Britain reopens way for fracking

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LONDON (AP) — Energy firms will be able to bid for licenses Monday to explore for shale gas in Britain, three years after the controversial ... more

The Bear Case For Uber (Yes, There Is One)

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The Bear Case For Uber (Yes, There Is One)
A world with less pollution and no traffic jams, where taxis are cheap and safe and you never have to wait for a pickup: It’s ... more

This App Wants You To Share Your Leftovers To Fight Food Waste

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This App Wants You To Share Your Leftovers To Fight Food Waste
In the developed world, most of us buy much more food than we can eat. Or that we should eat - just think that more ... more

Drones To Help Find Survivors Through Mobile Phones

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A new research project at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL) is working on using drones to help locate survivors of natural disasters through their ... more

New Head of Prestigious Physics Institute Describes Her Hunt for Dark Matter

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Katherine Freese, a physicist who will soon lead the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, reflects on the hunt for dark matter and how dark matter ... more
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This Ultra-Foldable Commuter Bike Is Also Ultra-Spendy

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Dahon's $5,000 folding bike, the Mu Rohloff, is designed to be tougher than other everyday commuters. It can also fold and unfold quicker.
WIRED   

England v India: third Test day two live! | Simon Burnton and John Ashdown

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England v India: third Test day two  live! | Simon Burnton and John Ashdown
Updates from the cricket in SouthamptonSend your thoughts to simon.burnton@theguardian.comOr get in touch via Twitter: @Simon_BurntonFull scoreboard from the Rose Bowl 11.13am BST 93rd over: ... more

Geraint Thomas signs a new two-year deal with Team Sky

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Geraint Thomas signs a new two-year deal with Team Sky
Thomas finished 22nd in Tour de France Brailsford: he is one of the handful that can to it allGeraint Thomas has signed a new two-year ... more

Korean Air Chief in Line to Lead Pyeongchang Games

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Korean Air chief Cho Yang-ho in line to head 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Kevin Pietersen signs two-year deal with T20 franchise Melbourne Stars

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Kevin Pietersen signs two-year deal with T20 franchise Melbourne Stars
Batsman to be Big Bashs highest-paid player England to visit while cricketer is in AustraliaThe former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has signed a two-year deal ... more

Brendan Rodgers says Dejan Lovren will bring leadership to Liverpool

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Brendan Rodgers says Dejan Lovren will bring leadership to Liverpool
Lovren takes Liverpools summer spending to £80m Rodgers: since we lost Carragher weve needed leadershipThe Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, believes Dejan Lovren will fill a ... more

Sheffield students: we can kick Clegg out of power

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Sheffield students: we can kick Clegg out of power
Breaking his tuition fees pledge could cost Nick Clegg his seat if Sheffield Hallam students rally against him at the polls Continue reading...

Sarah Palin Has Launched Her Own Internet Television Network

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Sarah Palin Has Launched Her Own Internet Television Network
The former vice-presidential candidate envisions The Sarah Palin Channel to function as a "community," she tells viewers in a video clip on the homepage

When Peter Met Homer: A First Look at the Family Guy–Simpsons Crossover

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When Peter Met Homer: A First Look at the Family Guy–Simpsons Crossover
The two shows have had a cordial rivalry for years, and the upcoming episode is highly anticipated — but some critics feel it's an unnecessary ... more

How do we get graduates who move abroad to pay back their student loan?

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How do we get graduates who move abroad to pay back their student loan?
Australia and the UK both struggle to recoup student loan repayments from graduates who've moved abroad. Nick Hillman says we need a stricter approach Continue ... 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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Clarkson embroiled in another racism row

Clarkson embroiled in another racism row
BBC programme 'Top Gear' has been ruled to have breached UK broadcasting rules over a “racial” term used by Jeremy Clarkson.

Officer Shot In Bucktown, Suspect Killed By Police

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Officer Shot In Bucktown, Suspect Killed By Police
A police officer was wounded and a man was killed early Monday, after an exchange of gunfire in the Bucktown neighborhood.

LA court dismisses sex abuse claim by UK actor against Bryan Singer

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LA court dismisses sex abuse claim by UK actor against Bryan Singer
The court found no legal basis for the lawsuit against the X-Men director, leading to speculation that a separate abuse claim may also be dropped ... more

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

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(Reuters) - Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, in a deal the companies ... more

4 Children, 1 Adult Hurt In Lower Wacker Drive Crash

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4 Children, 1 Adult Hurt In Lower Wacker Drive Crash
The crash was reported about 8:40 p.m. in the 100 block of South Lower Wacker Drive. All five were listed in serious-to-critical condition, according to ... more

LogViewer for Time Machine review: Find Time Machine info in OS X system logs

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LogViewer for Time Machine review: Find Time Machine info in OS X system logs
OS X’s built-in Time Machine feature makes backing up your important data a relatively painless process: You just connect a drive to your Mac, tell ... more
Macworld   

Why you should care about CloudKit

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Why you should care about CloudKit
If you’ve lived through the last couple iterations of OS X and iOS, you’ve probably had the opportunity to develop a special love/hate relationship with ... more
Macworld   

How to prepare for a Mac disaster

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How to prepare for a Mac disaster
No one likes to think about disasters such as burglary, earthquake, fire, the zombie apocalypse, or other catastrophes that could potentially wipe out your Mac, ... more
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Novartis says Alcon glaucoma treatment approved in EU

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Novartis says Alcon glaucoma treatment approved in EU
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis said the European Commission has approved its eyecare unit Alcon's Simbrinza treatment for glaucoma, a chronic, sight-threatening eye ... more

Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

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Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease ... more