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Latest on Flooding: 2 Dead, 5 Missing in Blanco County

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Latest on flooding: 2 dead, 5 missing in county adjoining Hays County disaster zone

Blatter defies calls to quit as FIFA scandal widens

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ZURICH (Reuters) - The corruption charges engulfing world soccer's governing body have heaped shame and humiliation on the game, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said on Thursday, although he flatly rejected calls to resign over the widening scandal.

Surging Costs of Generic Drugs Hit Home

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The staggering cost of certain generic drugs has led many patients and pharmacists across the country to ask questions about the alarming price increases.


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International headlines: May 26, 2015

Largest hotel in the world set to be built in Mecca; Kenyan lawyer offers President Obama dowry for Malia; scenes from 'Game Of Thrones' Season ... more

U.S. says need to save lives as Asia migrant crisis talks begin

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday that thousands of vulnerable migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as countries gathered ... more

Fishing in Cuba, Hemingway style

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Ernest Hemingway's grandsons, Patrick and John, recently participated in a fishing tournament off Cuba's coast. For the first time in decades, several American vessels were ... more

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter remains defiant in face of scandal

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"I cannot monitor everyone, all the time," said Sepp Blatter on Thursday. The president of FIFA said he'd cooperate with investigators but deflected all responsibility ... more

Northwestern to settle suit involving book on Leopold and Loeb murder trial

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Northwestern to settle suit involving book on Leopold and Loeb murder trial
Northwestern University announced Thursday it has agreed to settle a copyright infringement suit against a former employee whom it hired to write a book about ... more

U.S. says need to save lives as Asia migrant crisis talks begin

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday that thousands of vulnerable migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as countries gathered ... more

Social Entrepreneur: 'I Learned To Manage Stress Instead Of Stress Managing Me'

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Social Entrepreneur: 'I Learned To Manage Stress Instead Of Stress Managing Me'
VideoSocial Entrepreneur Doron Libshtein, a former Microsoft executive, speaks a language that sounds downright foreign in a business context, but his current crowdfunding campaign has ... more

Broadcom's co-founders built a behemoth as a formidable team

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Broadcom's co-founders built a behemoth as a formidable team
The Broadcom tale of the two Henrys is a study in contrasts: one man deliberate and reserved, the other anything but.

Avago to buy Broadcom in $37-billion deal

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Avago to buy Broadcom in $37-billion deal
Long before Snapchat or Silicon Beach were ideas, chip maker Broadcom Corp. grew from its roots in a Santa Monica condominium into a 10,000-worker powerhouse ... more

Egypt Moves to Extend Natural Gas Opportunities

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Still facing a daunting energy crisis, which has brought immense pressure to the need for domestic production, Egypt extended a tender for gas exploration by ... more

How a secret Apple Watch feature can significantly improve the device’s charging speed

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Earlier this month we brought you word of a secret diagnostic port on the Apple Watch that’s intended for Apple’s own internal use. However, that ... more

Daum Kakao to Buy Path's Social Media Services

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The purchase marks Daum Kakao’s boldest move to expand beyond a home market where it dominates.

Path sells to Daum Kakao to pursue growth in Asia

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Path sells to Daum Kakao to pursue growth in Asia
Path, the mobile-focused social network, is being bought out by Korean internet company Daum Kakao. The main app and Path Talk will continue to operate ... more

Masahiro Tanaka May Soon Return to Majors

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Masahiro Tanaka May Soon Return to Majors
Tanaka is set to meet with Manager Joe Girardi, and if all goes well, Tanaka will join the rotation either Tuesday or Wednesday in Seattle.

Roundup: White Sox and Orioles Split Games Rescheduled After Riots

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Roundup: White Sox and Orioles Split Games Rescheduled After Riots
Chris Sale struck out 12 as Chicago won the first game of a doubleheader that was a product of last month’s rioting in Baltimore after ... more

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Warriors’ Klay Thompson Is Recovering

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The Golden State Warriors guard was feeling better and was on track to return for the N.B.A. finals next week, his father said.

FIFA balance of power tips from Sepp Blatter to outraged sponsors

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FIFA balance of power tips from Sepp Blatter to outraged sponsors
Sepp Blatter's days are numbered. And that number may not be a big one.

Blackhawks are embracing the pressure of a Game 7 against the Ducks

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Blackhawks are embracing the pressure of a Game 7 against the Ducks
Sunglasses on and bags slung over their shoulders, Chicago Blackhawks players made their way Thursday toward the charter plane that was to take them from ... more

Blackhawks are embracing the pressure of a Game 7 against the Ducks

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Blackhawks are embracing the pressure of a Game 7 against the Ducks
Sunglasses on and bags slung over their shoulders, Chicago Blackhawks players made their way Thursday toward the charter plane that was to take them from ... more

How A Female Tea 'Sommelier' In A Male Dominated Industry Tackled Tea Loving Indians

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How A Female Tea 'Sommelier' In A Male Dominated Industry Tackled Tea Loving Indians
Being practical is number one on Anamika Singh?s list of how to be successful in business; she should know, she?s one of two women who ... more

FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces growing pressure to resign

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces growing pressure to resign
Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter took a pounding Thursday from politicians and sports figures, many of whom called for his resignation amid the far-reaching corruption ... more

Review: ‘An Act of God,’ With Jim Parsons as an Almighty Comedian

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Review: ‘An Act of God,’ With Jim Parsons as an Almighty Comedian
In David Javerbaum’s show based on his book of the same title, God presides over his flock from a swooping white couch, like a celestial ... more
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Review: ‘Cagney,’ a Tribute to the Tough Guy Who Tapped

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Review: ‘Cagney,’ a Tribute to the Tough Guy Who Tapped
The life and films of James Cagney are celebrated in a musical production at the Theater at St. Peter’s.
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U.S. says need to save lives as Asia migrant crisis talks begin

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday that thousands of vulnerable migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as countries gathered ... more

'Aquarius' Star David Duchovny: "Hodiak Is a Very Compromised Figure"

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"This is not a show about the Manson murders. This is a show about the sixties," the star tells THR about his new NBC period ... more

Chris Pratt Teaches Son Pledge Of Allegiance; Moment Captured In Adorable Video

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Chris Pratt Teaches Son Pledge Of Allegiance; Moment Captured In Adorable Video
Chris Pratt continues to impress. Just days after posting a blog pre-apologizing for anything he might accidentally say on the media tour for "Jurassic World," ... more

'Friday' actor-comedian Reynaldo Rey dies at 75

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reynaldo Rey, the actor-comedian who appeared in such films as "Friday" and "White Men Can't Jump," has died. He was 75.

Style Notes: North West Does Ballet in Balmain; Joan Rivers Exhibit to Open

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Get your fill of fashion with these four stories.

Kim Jong Un's sister makes rare public appearance

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Kim Jong Un's sister makes rare public appearance
Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, May 28 (UPI) -- Kim Jong Un's enigmatic younger sister appeared in public for the first time in 47 days.

Researchers: MDMA could treat anxiety in autistic adults

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Could the so-called "party drug" have medicinal uses?

Assisted suicide bill advances in California legislature

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By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Thursday revived a controversial bill that would allow physician-assisted suicide in the most populous U.S. ... more

South Korea's tally of MERS cases at 7; one suspected patient heads to China

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South Korea's tally of MERS cases at 7; one suspected patient heads to China
South Korea's tally of patients of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) rose to seven on Thursday, with authorities saying one suspected victim skipped out of ... more

Indictment: Ex-House speaker Hastert averted bank laws to pay 'hush money'

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Indictment: Ex-House speaker Hastert averted bank laws to pay 'hush money'
Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) -- A former speaker of the house was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday, for allegedly violating banking ... more