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Tumultuous Storms Batter Millions Across U.S.

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Tumultuous Storms Batter Millions Across U.S.
Severe weather was set to continue in the South and Northeast on Monday
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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 said would create North America's leading discount retailer.

Security clearance holders owe $730M

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About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors with security clearances to protect the nation's secrets have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million, according to an internal government audit.

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

Netanyahu: Hamas fooling world

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on whether they are creating more enemies than they are killing.


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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

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

Diamonds fight for Games starting spots

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Australia's netball team will be competing for Commonwealth Games starting spots after coach Lisa Alexander said the line-ups were yet to be decided.

'I'd love to shoot you down': My capture by Ukrainian gunmen shows how amateurs succumb to hatred

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In eastern Ukraine, one text message can turn you into an enemy. In my case, it was sent to my father.

Rio 2016 officials dismiss Coates concerns

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The criticisms of Australian IOC vice-president John Coates over the progress of the 2016 Rio Olympics preparations have been labelled as "ill-informed".

Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

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Virgin America, the U.S. airline formed by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group seven years ago, has filed for an initial public offering.

Virgin America files for IPO

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NEW YORK (AP) — Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street.

Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels

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KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said its troops had taken more territory from pro-Russian rebels near the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, ... more

Virgin America Files for IPO

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Virgin America files for initial public offering, size and timing still to be determined

Lloyds Banking Group to pay $370 million Libor rigging fines

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Lloyds Banking Group to pay $370 million Libor rigging fines
Britain's Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay fines totaling $370 million to U.S. and British authorities investigating its part in a global interest rate ... more

The (Atrocious) Luck Of The Dinosaurs

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The (Atrocious) Luck Of The Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs would be walking the Earth today if it weren’t for a "colossal" piece of bad luck.

Zillow to Buy Real-Estate Rival Trulia

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Zillow has reached a deal to buy rival Trulia, an expected agreement that brings together two of the biggest names in the fast-growing market for ... more

Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal

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NEW YORK (AP) — Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal.

Google's 'perfect human' project isn't evil, it's business

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Google's 'perfect human' project isn't evil, it's business
This past Friday, Google unveiled the latest in a line of ambitious and somewhat confounding health programs. It's got everything you would want from a ... more

Bahamian paradise built by bacteria using Saharan dust

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The islands of the Bahamas sit on a mysterious limestone column that may have its origins in a desert 8000 kilometres away

Commonwealth Games 2014: day five live!

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Commonwealth Games 2014: day five  live!
Live updates from all the action in GlasgowEmail jacob.steinberg@theguardian.comSarah Adlington loses gold medal in x-ray machine Not just fun, says English cylcing's Shane SuttonTake a ... more

Sport picture of the day: the strain of the shot

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Sport picture of the day: the strain of the shot
The decathlon at this year's Commonwealth Games in Scotland is pushing competitors to the limit. Canada's Damian Warner strains every muscle he has in the ... more

Rio 2016 Olympic organisers say they are on course to meet targets

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Rio 2016 Olympic organisers say they are on course to meet targets
Organisers hit back at ill-informed and wrong criticism Criticism has been a wake-up call for Rio 2016The organisers of the Rio 2016 Olympics have labelled ... more

Tour de France 2014 fans hail Vincenzo Nibali victory video

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Tour de France 2014 fans hail Vincenzo Nibali victory  video
Cycling fans in Paris give their reactions to Vincenzo Nibali winning the Tour de France on Sunday. One Italian fan says the win is important ... more

UCI chief Brian Cookson wants Astanas Alexandr Vinokourov to testify

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UCI chief Brian Cookson wants Astanas Alexandr Vinokourov to testify
Plea to head of Tour de France winning team Bjarne Riis urged to talk to doping commissionThe UCI president, Brian Cookson, has called upon Alexandr ... more

Hear heated exchange between pilot, air traffic control

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Hear heated exchange between pilot, air traffic control
Newly released audiotapes reveal a heated exchange between a Delta airlines pilot and an air traffic controller at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.

'The Strain' recap: So many worms, so little time

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'The Strain' recap: So many worms, so little time
FX really wanted to make an impression in marketing its first true genre series, Guillermo del Toro’s “The Strain,” so executives went with a stunning ... more

TIFF 2014: Toronto's Cameron Bailey explains his festival's new policy

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TIFF 2014: Toronto's Cameron Bailey explains his festival's new policy
When the Toronto International Film Festival revealed the first batch of selections for its 2014 gathering last week, the announcement reflected a significant shift.

'Captain Happy': Pilot Snaps at Air Traffic Controller

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Newly released audiotapes reveal a heated exchange between a Delta airlines pilot and an air traffic controller on Friday at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.

ArtsBeat: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Recap: A Showdown at Comdex

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ArtsBeat: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Recap: A Showdown at Comdex
Can the Cardiff Electric team wow the computing world with its new machine, the Giant?
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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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"Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" trailer debuts

Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) takes flight as the Mockingjay in the first trailer for the third film in "The Hunger Games" series

"The Avengers" cast descends on ComicCon

Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo made a big splash in San Diego in anticipation of their upcoming sequel "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." Also, Tom ... more

ACDC: We're coming back to Ireland

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ACDC: We're coming back to Ireland
ACDC's frontman Brian Johnson says the band are "definitely coming back" to Ireland in the future.

America loves Lucy as Johansson-Besson collaboration takes US top spot

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America loves Lucy as Johansson-Besson collaboration takes US top spot
Luc Besson's latest action flick features yet another powerful female lead, while Dwayne Johnson turns on the testosterone in Hercules Lucy: first look review Previous ... more

Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels

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KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said its troops had taken more territory from pro-Russian rebels near the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, ... more

Iranian vessels cleared for oil exports

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Iranian vessels cleared for oil exports
Daniel J. GraeberTEHRAN, July 28 (UPI) -- Iranian vessels are the only ones capable of delivering Iranian crude oil to international customers, an executive at ... more

athenahealth expands strategic agreement with Henry Schein

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athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination, and Henry Schein, Inc., the world's largest ... more

Cardioxyl reports positive results from CXL-1427 Phase I trial for treatment of ADHF

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Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the positive results of a clinical trial demonstrating that CXL-1427, a novel potential treatment for acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), ... more

New 'Hunger Games' teaser trailer: 'Our leader the Mockingjay'

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New 'Hunger Games' teaser trailer: 'Our leader the Mockingjay'
Aileen GraefLOS ANGELES, July 28 (UPI) -- Katniss is asked to rally as a leader for one last fight in new "Hunger Games" teaser trailer ... more

Avidus acquires Truestar Health

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Avidus Management Group Inc. is pleased to announce that further to its news release of July 16, 2014, it has completed the acquisition of substantially ... more