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Obama, Netanyahu to Meet as Iran Deadline Looms

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Obama, Netanyahu to Meet as Iran Deadline Looms
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet for the first time since a rash of civilian casualties during Israel’s summer war with Hamas heightened tensions between two leaders who have long had a prickly relationship. Much of Wednesday’s Oval Office discussion is expected to focus on another delicate issue:…
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Dallas Keeps Calm and Carries On After Ebola Arrives

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Dallas Keeps Calm and Carries On After Ebola Arrives
Officials search for answers and urge calm in Dallas
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Special Report: In foreign hands, British automakers overtake France

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LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - When Britain lost its last native car company 20 years ago, it was lamented across the political spectrum as a national catastrophe.


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ISIS loses ground in Iraq as U.K. joins the fight

But on Syrian side of border, militants still have Kurds on defensive in battle for key town

No love for "National Day" on Hong Kong streets

As China marks patriotic holiday, thousands in semi-autonomous Hong Kong take advantage of day off work to "boo" Beijing

Fall of the Berlin wall: share your photos, memories and stories

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Fall of the Berlin wall: share your photos, memories and stories
November 9 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. Wed like to hear from people whose lives were affected. ... more

Man diagnosed with Ebola in US was sent home for two days, officials admit

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Man diagnosed with Ebola in US was sent home for two days, officials admit
Dallas hospital says patients symptoms were not definitive when he was first seen, as officials urge people not to panic Continue reading...

Moccasins instead of boots?

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Moccasins instead of boots?
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large President Obama appears determined to avoid sending U.S. boots back to Iraq. But there is no alternative short ... more

France to cut welfare spend by €9.5bn

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France to cut welfare spend by €9.5bn
France's Socialist government has detailed a €21bn cost-cutting plan, the biggest in the country's modern history, saying it will focus on trimming welfare benefits.

Meet Sway, first new MS Office app in a decade

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Microsoft unveiled Sway, a new application Wednesday for creating and sharing documents across devices.

Private sector added 213,000 jobs in September, ADP says

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Private sector added 213,000 jobs in September, ADP says
The private sector added 213,000 net new jobs last month, indicating that the labor market rebounded after a disappointing August, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing ... more

New York Times Plans Cutbacks in Newsroom Staff

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The paper, saying it needed to reduce costs to safeguard profitability, said it would cut about 100 news jobs and a smaller number in other ... more

Exclusive - Goldman leads investment by Wall Street in new communications platform

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Exclusive - Goldman leads investment by Wall Street in new communications platform
By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK (Reuters) - After spending two years developing a wide-ranging communications tool for Wall Street, Goldman Sachs Group Inc says ... more

Windows 10: the start menu is back, and nine other things to know

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Windows 10: the start menu is back, and nine other things to know
Microsoft has pulled a U-turn on its reinvention of the PC, ditching Windows 8 and creating something that blends the old Windows with the new ... more

Meet Sway, Microsoft's first new Office app in a decade

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Microsoft unveiled Sway, a new application Wednesday for creating and sharing documents across devices.

3 Big Ideas from a Visionary Architect

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Bjarke Ingels is an architect who isn’t afraid to think weird. When a competition solicited ideas for what to do with a huge trash-munching power ... more
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MythBuster Adam Savage Reveals Why He’s Obssessed With Recreating Movie Props

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In 1981, a young Adam Savage was dead set on seeing the movie Excalibur. John Boorman’s tale of King Arthur and his knights was what ... more
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Stuart Lancasters new deal removes distractions on road to World Cup | Robert Kitson

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Stuart Lancasters new deal removes distractions on road to World Cup | Robert Kitson
The RFU was keen to avoid a sense of limbo over the England head coachs role, having finally escaped the lurching years of knee-jerk planning ... more

Rugby great Serevi does the Harlem shuffle and dummy, sidestep and pass | Martin Pengelly

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Rugby great Serevi does the Harlem shuffle  and dummy, sidestep and pass | Martin Pengelly
Amidst rising concern over the physicality of the game, rugby is seeking the right kind of contact with the players of tomorrowTim Lewis: Is rugby ... more

Kobe Bryant impressed by new teammate Ronnie Price

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Kobe Bryant impressed by new teammate Ronnie Price
The Lakers had their first day of practice on Tuesday, opening training camp primarily with conditioning drills.

Lewis Hamilton aims to put in best five races of his life to take F1 title

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Lewis Hamilton aims to put in best five races of his life to take F1 title
I dont think in my head Im leading the championship Mercedes drivers face off in Japanese Grand Prix Hamilton: I dreamed of victory in Singapore ... more

Kevin Pietersens book: which England players should be most afraid? | Andy Wilson

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Kevin Pietersens book: which England players should be most afraid? | Andy Wilson
Sacked batsman is ready to reveal all, and neither former team-mates nor management are expected to escape his wrath Downton says players did not want ... more

Watch Nearly 10 Minutes of Civilization: Beyond Earth Game-splained

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Watch Nearly 10 Minutes of Civilization: Beyond Earth Game-splained
Studio Firaxis' upcoming turn-based 4X strategy game (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate) explained in a nearly 10-minute gameplay trailer
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Private sector added 213,000 jobs in September, ADP says

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Private sector added 213,000 jobs in September, ADP says
The private sector added 213,000 net new jobs last month, indicating that the labor market rebounded after a disappointing August, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing ... more

The Pimco Paradox

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Sons of Anarchy "Poor Little Lambs" recap: War comes to Charming

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Sons of Anarchy "Poor Little Lambs" recap: War comes to Charming
"When the war came, the war came hard."

From LA to Pyongyang: Commuting Gets Creative

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From LA to Pyongyang: Commuting Gets Creative
10 different ways the world goes to work.
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Fleetwood Mac kicks off North American tour

Fleetwood Mac, welcoming back singer Christine McVie after a 16-year absence, started its new tour Tuesday night in Minneapolis. Also, People magazine has the first ... more

5 Seconds Of Summer take over Times Square

5 Seconds Of Summer got up early to perform their song Amnesia on Good Morning America.

Justin Bieber avoids an awkward encounter with Miranda Kerr

He probably doesn’t want to get on the wrong side of Orlando Bloom again.

Victoria Beckham jokingly tweets shop pic

Victoria Beckham poked fun at herself when she tweeted a picture of a clothes store called PoshFrox.

Twilight short films to air online

A series of short Twilight movies are to be shown on Facebook next year.

New advice on common pregnancy risks

Women can reduce their risk for gestational diabetes, a disease that can have long-term consequences for mothers and babies, by not smoking and maintaining a ... more

Metamark expands prostate cancer test services to include PROGENSAPCA3 assay

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Metamark announced today the expansion of its prostate cancer test services to now include the PROGENSA® PCA3 assay, a urine-based test that can help confirm ... more

UMD gets NIH grant to study how neurons process sensory information

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A University of Maryland-led research team has been awarded a three-year $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new imaging ... more

Moccasins instead of boots?

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Moccasins instead of boots?
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large President Obama appears determined to avoid sending U.S. boots back to Iraq. But there is no alternative short ... more

Russia allegedly deploys paratroopers to eastern Ukraine

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Russia allegedly deploys paratroopers to eastern Ukraine
JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Russia has deployed paratroopers with the 76th air assault division into eastern Ukraine, a Ukrainian NGO reported Wednesday.