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Opinion: Dark times in a divided city

published about 4 hours ago
Opinion: Dark times in a divided city
Errol Louis says the tragic killing of two cops could not have happened at a worse time for a city already embroiled in a bitter public battle over police-community relations

Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Stands at Attention in Portugal

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Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Stands at Attention in Portugal
It made a big impression
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The Top 11 Travel Trends for 2015

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The Top 11 Travel Trends for 2015
What’s on the horizon for the coming year? Here, a look at 11 trends that are changing the way we move through the world
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NYPD Shooting Denounced by Families of Garner, Brown

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"I'm standing here in sorrow about losing those two police officers. That was definitely not our agenda. We are going in peace," Garner's mother Gwen Carr said.

Obama, de Blasio blasted over NYPD cop slayings

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Obama, de Blasio blasted over NYPD cop slayings
Lawmakers, civil rights leaders and other officials took to Sunday morning talk shows to condemn Saturday's slayings of two NYPD police officers.


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Nicaragua canal to break ground, hoping to rival Panama

Anger is growing as Chinese-led $50 billion project readies to displace thousands, wipe out villages, and shake up international trade

Pakistan makes several arrests over school massacre

In addition to several public hangings of Taliban members, the Pakistani government moves to quell public outcry over massacre response

The story of modern Cuba

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At a dawn of a new era in U.S.-Cuba relations, discover the history of the island nation, from Cuban independence from Spain, to Fidel Castro's ... more

Man to pay $1.6m for credit card fraud

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A Canadian man has been ordered to pay back about $1.6 million after being convicted of a complex credit card fraud scheme.

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin taking on Disneyland

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One of China’s richest and most influential billionaires is opening up rival Chinese-themed attractions in direct competition against the Disneyland theme parks in Hong Kong ... more

Johnny Manziel's NFL Career Isn't Over but the Hype Is

published about 1 hour ago
Johnny Manziel's NFL Career Isn't Over but the Hype Is
So much for Johnny Football.

Dish Network Drops Fox After Failed Contract Negotiations

published about 1 hour ago
Dish Network Drops Fox After Failed Contract Negotiations
Both sides are blaming each other
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Most travelers want airports to warn them about delays, wait times

published about 2 hours ago
Most travelers want airports to warn them about delays, wait times
The biggest travel headache is getting stuck in a long airport line, and travelers think it's time that airports did something about it.

NFL Playoff Scenarios For Week 16

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NFL Playoff Scenarios For Week 16
Who's in? Who needs help? Here's the playoff scenarios

Man Charged With Robbing Convenience Store In Loop

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Man Charged With Robbing Convenience Store In Loop
A man has been charged with robbing a Loop convenience store earlier this month.

Madonna: ‘I’m living in a state of terror’

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In an exclusive interview, the singer defends her description of the leak of demos from her new album as ‘artistic rape’ Continue reading...

Racing refraction: Who reached the North Pole first?

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Peary or Cook? The bending of sunlight has helped to reveal who bent the truth in a century-old debate about which explorer was the first ... more

Mother and her 2 young children among 4 found dead in Rockford

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Mother and her 2 young children among 4 found dead in Rockford
A 24-year-old mother, her young sons and a man were discovered fatally wounded late Friday night inside a home in Rockford, said police.

iPhone 6 Plus Makes A Good Long-Term iPad Replacement

published about 2 hours ago
iPhone 6 Plus Makes A Good Long-Term iPad Replacement
Here's the most unequivocal statement I can make about the iPhone 6 Plus after long-term use: it makes the iPad Mini unnecessary.

House-warming party in Coventry gives Wasps the feelgood factor

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House-warming party in Coventry gives Wasps the feelgood factor
• Record crowd for a Premiership fixture at the Ricoh Arena• Opening day goes remarkably well for Wasps• Wasps v London Irish match reportWasps had ... more

Paul Nicholls unworried by ground drying out for Kempton’s King George

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Paul Nicholls unworried by ground drying out for Kempton’s King George
• Silviniaco Conti, the 2013 winner, probably best in soft going• ‘He’s versatile as to ground,’ insists trainer NichollsThe ground at Kempton is drying out ... more

Lazar Markovic’s wasted chances cost Liverpool a victory they deserved | Paul Wilson

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Lazar Markovic’s wasted chances cost Liverpool a victory they deserved | Paul Wilson
Brendan Rodgers’s experiment with a 3-4-3 formation failed to bear fruit but it would have done had his players converted a fraction of the opportunites ... more

Browns' Hoyer Takes Over for Injured Manziel at QB

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Browns QB Johnny Manziel leaves game in second quarter at Panthers with hamstring injury

Positional indiscipline leaves Arsenal struggling against Liverpool | Michael Cox

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Positional indiscipline leaves Arsenal struggling against Liverpool | Michael Cox
Mathieu Flamini forced to cover huge area as Arsenal centre-backs play deep and other midfielders stay too high up pitchLiverpool required an extremely late equaliser ... more

Most travelers want airports to warn them about delays, wait times

published about 2 hours ago
Most travelers want airports to warn them about delays, wait times
The biggest travel headache is getting stuck in a long airport line, and travelers think it's time that airports did something about it.

Neighborhood dispute in Arleta leaves one dead

published about 2 hours ago
A dispute between neighbors in Arleta ended with the death of one man and the arrest of another, authorities said.

What we learned from the Kings' 4-2 victory over Coyotes

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What we learned from the Kings' 4-2 victory over Coyotes
What we’ve learned from the Kings’ 4-2 victory over Arizona.

Laguna Beach's mayor calls for 'art renaissance'

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Laguna Beach's mayor calls for 'art renaissance'
Laguna Beach's new mayor, Bob Whalen, said the city “needs an art renaissance” and suggested that development of a cultural arts center may be worth ... more

7 Best Peak Performance Must-Dos For Business And Life

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7 Best Peak Performance Must-Dos For Business And Life
“What did you do!” I yelled at my accounts manager. He was lying down tanning on the terracotta gravel roof of our building, oiled up ... more

Artist uses DNA from discarded items to make life-like busts of strangers

published Wed, Dec 17 2014 09:11 GMT
Artist uses DNA from discarded items to make life-like busts of strangers
Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As part of a cultural experiment, Chicago-based artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has created sculptures of strangers using DNA ... more
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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Keep You From Embarrassing Yourself On Facebook

published Wed, Dec 10 2014 01:49 GMT
Artificial Intelligence Could Help Keep You From Embarrassing Yourself On Facebook
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Good news for those who tend to post drunken selfies: Facebook is reportedly developing an advanced AI ... more
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90-Year-Old Ghost Ship Discovered Off Hawaii

published Sat, Dec 06 2014 04:48 GMT
90-Year-Old Ghost Ship Discovered Off Hawaii
Provided by Marcie Grabowski, University of Hawaii at Manoa Researchers from the University of Hawai'i (UH) and NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries today announced ... more
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UPDATE: Brains Missing From UT Campus - Are They REALLY Missing?

published Wed, Dec 03 2014 06:45 GMT
UPDATE: Brains Missing From UT Campus - Are They REALLY Missing?
redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online UPDATE: December 3, 2014 (12:50 p.m. CST) Sam Machkovech of ArsTechnica reports that last month's photo-heavy ... more
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​A new chapter for Sienna Miller

The actress who took on Rupert Murdoch's empire over phone hacking is now starring in "American Sniper" and "Foxcatcher" - and that's just a start

Charles Osgood sings "White Christmas"

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Watch the host of "Sunday Morning" perform "White Christmas," Irving Berlin's great Christmas song written for the movie "Holiday Inn" with Bing Crosby.

Now that the ‘Report’ has ended, reacquaint yourself with the real Colbert

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The Colbert Report catapulted Stephen Colbert to international fame—but as its nine-year run drew to a close, lots of people
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Ben Stein on North Korea, Sony and "The Interview"

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Ben Stein shares his thoughts on America's response to the hacking of Sony Pictures.

Meet the "Gone With the Wind" superfans

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For the "Windies," their love for the classic film - now celebrating its 75th anniversary - goes beyond mere obsession. Bill Geist reports.

Pakistan resumes execution of terrorists in wake of school massacre

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Pakistan resumes execution of terrorists in wake of school massacre
Fred LambertPESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Pakistan has resumed the execution of terrorists in the wake of a bloody school massacre last week, despite ... more

Tom Brokaw says his cancer is in remission

published about 2 hours ago
Tom Brokaw says his cancer is in remission
Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Veteran broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw said in a holiday letter to his NBC family that his cancer is ... more

South Africa's Zuma says in 'perfect' health after post-election fatigue

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South Africa's Zuma says in 'perfect' health after post-election fatigue
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma said he was in "perfect" condition after recovering from a bout of fatigue that left him hospitalized ... more

Marco Rubio responds to Rand Paul Twitter fight over Cuba

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Marco Rubio responds to Rand Paul Twitter fight over Cuba
Aileen GraefWASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Sen. Marco Rubio pushed back against Sen. Rand Paul after he barraged Rubio on Twitter with his criticism of ... more

Kourtney Kardashian names her third child Reign Aston

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Kourtney Kardashian names her third child Reign Aston
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian has announced the name of her third child: Reign Aston Disick.