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Fighter 'War Machine' sent to Nevada to face assault charges

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The professional fighter known as "War Machine" was in custody in a Las Vegas jail on Saturday after being transferred from Southern California, where he was arrested for assault stemming from an ex-girlfriend's accusation that he beat her in Nevada. Jonathan Koppenhaver, an Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor, was released from jail in Ventura County, northwest of Los Angeles, on Wednesday to be transported to Nevada, said Captain Don Aguilar, a spokesman for the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. Koppenhaver, 32, was ... more

U.S. Air Strikes and Aid for Iraqi Town Under Siege

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U.S. Air Strikes and Aid for Iraqi Town Under Siege
(WASHINGTON) — Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night. U.S. airstrikes supported the humanitarian mission. Thousands of Shiite Turkmen have been stranded in the…
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Last surviving Hindenburg crew member dies at 92

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Werner Franz was a 14-year-old cabin boy when the German Zeppelin caught fire and crashed in New Jersey in 1937

Marshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn Top Arkansas 45-21

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Johnson, Marshall, Williams shine in No. 6 Auburn's 45-21 win over Arkansas

Feldman Pitches 3-Hitter, Astros Blank Rangers 2-0

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Scott Feldman pitches 3-hit shutout for 2nd CG this month, leading Astros over Rangers 2-0


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Doubts over India'€™s ability to handle nuclear power expansion

With an agreement to allow the sale of Australian uranium to India expected this week, Indian scientists are questioning India's ability to manage a rapid ... more

Kyrgios rues the one that got away

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Spanish veteran Tommy Robredo has eliminated Australian young gun Nick Kyrgios from the US Open with a crafty third-round win at Flushing Meadows.

Missing British boy with tumor found in Spain

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Police launched international search after critically ill 5-year-old's parents removed him from hospital against doctor's advice

Japan develops robot wheelchairs to read minds

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Japan will start a project to develop "robot wheelchairs", which detect the user's intentions from their brain waves and automatically move in line with the ... more

Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian military aircraft will soon fly guns and ammunition to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to help Kurds fight ... more

Successful woman technology leader needed at Chicago's 1871

Successful woman technology leader needed at Chicago's 1871
1871, the city's leading home for tech startups, announced Friday that its incubator for women-led companies would begin accepting applications this week under a new ... more

Cubs, Cardinals Split Doubleheader

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Cubs, Cardinals Split Doubleheader
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday has been known to be a streaky hitter. And he might be finding his hitting stroke at just the ... more

China and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracy

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong is poised for a showdown with China when the Chinese parliament meets later on Sunday, with the largely rubber-stamp ... more

Why I Am More Excited About Google's Project Loon Than Project Wing

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Project Loon's goal is to deliver Internet access to people in rural and remote areas, fill in coverage gaps and bring people back online after ... more

Dear CMO: Your Recruiting Is Killing Your Brand

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Dear CMO: Your Recruiting Is Killing Your Brand
Do CMOs and Marketing VPs know how their organization's brands are being trampled in the mud? That's thanks to the nineteen-sixties-era job ads and recruiting ... more

Alfa Romeo Giulietta: car review

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta: car review
What is it with these Alfa Romeos? Its just a car, but climb in and before you know it your heart is all aflutter Continue ... more

Fighter 'War Machine' sent to Nevada to face assault charges

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Fighter 'War Machine' sent to Nevada to face assault charges
The professional fighter known as "War Machine" was in custody in a Las Vegas jail on Saturday after being transferred from Southern California, where he ... more

Company behind 'Settlers of Catan' actually made the fake board game from 'Parks and Recreation'

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Company behind 'Settlers of Catan' actually made the fake board game from 'Parks and Recreation'
The Cones of Dunshire is every Parks and Recreation fan's favorite made-up board game, but it turns out wildly complex game isn't quite as fictional ... more

Family calls for federal handling of contested Ohio shooting

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Family calls for federal handling of contested Ohio shooting
Family and supporters of a 22-year-old African American man shot and killed by police in an Ohio Walmart continued to push for answers more than ... more

Padres turn back Dodgers in extra innings again, 2-1 in 10th

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Padres turn back Dodgers in extra innings again, 2-1 in 10th
KEY MOMENT: Jamey Wright gave up a leadoff single in the 10th inning to Will Venable, who stole second base. Venable scored the winning run ... more

T.J. Dillashaw stops substitute Joe Soto in fifth

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T.J. Dillashaw stops substitute Joe Soto in fifth
— T.J. Dillashaw knew his last-minute opponent, Joe Soto. was coming for his belt, drenched in chance-of-a-lifetime adrenaline.

Sam Tomkins reignites Warriors' finals hopes against Titans

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Sam Tomkins reignites Warriors' finals hopes against Titans
New Zealand Warriors 42-0 Gold Coast TiansThe Warriors breathed life back into their finals hopes with a 42-0 thrashing of the Gold Coast Titans in ... more

Josh Kennedy the hero and villain as Eagles down Suns

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Josh Kennedy the hero and villain as Eagles down Suns
West Coast defeated Gold Coast 23.13 (151) to 15.9 (99)The Josh Kennedy Show dominated West Coasts 23.13 (151) to 15.9 (99) win over Gold Coast ... more

Australia's Will Power claims maiden IndyCar championship

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Australia's Will Power claims maiden IndyCar championship
Takes title after earlier disappointments Race won by Brazils Tony KanaanWill Power admits he struggled with the spectre of past near misses before finally securing ... more

We built a rooftop playground to make space in our crowded school

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We built a rooftop playground to make space in our crowded school
When student numbers went up, so did we. Headteacher Cath Smith explains how her school adapted to a shortage of school places in the capital ... more

Dodgers' offense shrivels in extra-inning loss, lead shrinks

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Dodgers' offense shrivels in extra-inning loss, lead shrinks
SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers have spent the last five weeks in first place in the National League West, yet their lead remains uncomfortably small.

Trojans' kids are better than all right in season-opening win

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Trojans' kids are better than all right in season-opening win
Outstanding performances by USC freshmen abounded in the 52-13 season-opening victory over Fresno State on Saturday at the Coliseum.

USC opener is a Sark easy one for new coach

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USC opener is a Sark easy one for new coach
The swatch of cardinal flew down the sidelines, arms pumping, feet skipping, play card flapping.

Focused Trojans romp past Fresno State in opener, 52-13

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Focused Trojans romp past Fresno State in opener, 52-13
USC's new no-huddle offense moved up and down the field with speed and efficiency, veterans and talented freshmen adding spectacular accents.

Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars

published Fri, Aug 22 2014 23:55 GMT
Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From ancient, dying stars to our toothbrushes, the chemical element fluorine which is used in toothpaste was ... more
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MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More

published Wed, Aug 06 2014 23:18 GMT
MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) never fail to amaze, and now they have discovered ... more
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Cubs, Cardinals Split Doubleheader

published about 2 hours ago
Cubs, Cardinals Split Doubleheader
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday has been known to be a streaky hitter. And he might be finding his hitting stroke at just the ... more

China and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracy

published about 3 hours ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong is poised for a showdown with China when the Chinese parliament meets later on Sunday, with the largely rubber-stamp ... more

'Outlander' recap: 'The Gathering'

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Elmhurst Police: ‘Several’ Family Members Found Dead

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Elmhurst Police: ‘Several’ Family Members Found Dead
Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth said officers made a well-being check at a home in the 600 block of Chatham around 6:45 p.m. and discovered ... more

Orioles Acquire OF De Aza In Trade With White Sox

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Orioles Acquire OF De Aza In Trade With White Sox
Alejandro De Aza, 30, hit .243 with five homers, 31 RBIs and 15 steals in 122 games with the White Sox this year.

One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests

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Title: One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/22/2014 4:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population

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Title: Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat PopulationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/22/2014 2:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out

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Title: With Kids in School, Parents Can Work OutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/22/2014 2:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey

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Title: Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: SurveyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/22/2014 12:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

College Prep 101

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Title: College Prep 101Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/22/2014 12:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2014 12:00:00 AM