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"Jewish state" bill fuels fire in divided Israel

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Netanyahu's bid to enshrine contentious terminology in law, nix Arabic as official language, draws threat from inside his cabinet

Cosby's show nixed in Washington state after sex assault claims

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By Piya Sinha-Roy and Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Embattled comedian Bill Cosby's show in Yakima, Washington state, has been canceled, venue organizers said Monday, in the latest of several cancellations following decades-old sexual assault allegations that have surfaced in recent weeks. The Capitol Theatre said all ticket holders to the show, scheduled for Saturday, would receive refunds and the show has been postponed indefinitely. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut also said they had indefinitely postponed a performance by ... more


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US judge sentences cartel lieutenant to 22 years

Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez, a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Monday

Rand Paul to introduce resolution declaring war on ISIS

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says the current war on ISIS is illegal until Congress authorizes it

Another Czech minister gets poisoned envelope

Deadly amounts of cyanide-like material in envelopes to officials; reasons for targeting still unknown

2 American troops among 50 killed in Afghan attacks

Series of attacks on volleyball tournament, troop convoy, and other locales lend to deadliest insurgent assault this year

Mired in crisis, Mexican president aided by discredited opposition

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Mired in crisis, Mexican president aided by discredited opposition
By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Deep anger over the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers has plunged Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto into his ... more

What's up with the Budweiser Clydesdales?

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What's up with the Budweiser Clydesdales?

LeBron On Cavaliers’ Struggles: ‘I Stink’

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LeBron On Cavaliers’ Struggles: ‘I Stink’
Cleveland is struggling in a 5-7 start.

Attorney: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision To Be Announced Monday

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Attorney: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision To Be Announced Monday
A lawyer for Michael Brown's family says they have been notified that the grand jury considering whether to indict a Ferguson police officer his shooting ... more

Must-have Android apps for holiday cooking and baking

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Must-have Android apps for holiday cooking and baking
Keep your sanity in the kitchen this holiday season with these helpful Android apps.>

Software Defined Storage Disruption? When Commodity Storage Refuses to Remain Commodity

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Defining IT with software is assumed to be a disruptive force. Reduce the cost of infrastructure by throwing out the high cost, purpose-built and proprietary ... more

Is this the deep sea's freakiest looking fish?

Scientists in California have captured the elusive anglerfish on film in its natural habitat, 1,900 feet below sea level

Google pulls anti-gay game from Android app store

A game that encourages players to shoot gay men was taken down after a blizzard of complaints

Underwater drone maps uncharted Antarctic sea ice

A technological revolution has reach the Antarctic, where scientists successfully used an underwater sub to gauge the thickness of the sea ice

Tinder rival aims to be less "creepy" and "shallow"

A group of former Tinder employees are trying to make mobile matchmaking more respectful

Cleveland city website hacked after fatal police shooting of boy

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No confirmation yet on who exactly shut down the city's website, but Anonymous is taking responsibility

Redskins' Gruden Hedges on RG3 Starting Next Week

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Redskins' Gruden hedges on starting QB, says 'intent' is to start RG3 but could change

Browns Investigate Alleged Fight Involving Manziel

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Browns investigating alleged fight involving Johnny Manziel's entourage, say timing a concern

On Baseball: Red Sox Add Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to Revamped Roster

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On Baseball: Red Sox Add Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to Revamped Roster
Pablo Sandoval is headed to Boston, bumping Hanley Ramirez to an already crowded outfield and opening an array of options for a team trying to ... more

Falcons Coach Admits Mistakes in Final Minute

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Falcons coach Mike Smith concedes he should have done things different in final minute of loss

Hanley Ramirez deal with Boston reportedly four years, $88 million

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Hanley Ramirez deal with Boston reportedly four years, $88 million
Farewell, Hanley Ramirez, parting is such sweet ... what? Sorrow? Not hardly. Cause for celebration? Not exactly that, either.

True Detective Confirms 3 More Cast Members

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True Detective Confirms 3 More Cast Members
Including Rachel McAdams
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Grand jury decision on Ferguson shooting to be announced shortly

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Grand jury decision on Ferguson shooting to be announced shortly
The grand jury investigating the shooting by a white police officer of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man,  in Ferguson, Mo. has reached a decision ... more

Everything You Need to Know About the Bill Cosby Scandal

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Everything You Need to Know About the Bill Cosby Scandal
A cheat sheet to all the sexual abuse allegations
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Lincoln University president stands down after ill-judged rape remarks

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Historically black institution in Pennsylvania accepts resignation of Robert Jennings after parents said he appeared to be blaming women for rape Continue reading...

Russia says it loses billions to oil slump, sanctions

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Russia says it loses billions to oil slump, sanctions
International sanctions and slumping oil prices are costing Russia well over $100 billion a year, a top official acknowledged Monday.

Video Shows Horse And Baboons As Close Friends

published Wed, Nov 12 2014 09:35 GMT
Video Shows Horse And Baboons As Close Friends
Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online “Two baboons and a horse” sounds like a sitcom on Animal Planet. But in the fields next ... more
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Bill Cosby tour sees two more postponements

The Capitol Theatre in Yakima, Washington, and Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut are the latest

James Durbin, wife welcome daughter

The rocker and his wife, Heidi, are already parents to 5-year-old son Hunter

Jennifer Aniston has morbid "Friends" reunion idea

The actress chimed in on what she thinks about a cast reunion

Taylor Swift wins Dick Clark Award of Excellence

The pop star thanks her fans for purchasing her new album, "1989," during her acceptance speech at the 2014 American Music Awards.

Did Lisa Bonet actually Twitter-slam Bill Cosby?

"Nothing stays in the dark 4ever," the tweet read

Which spread more germs: Air dryers or paper towels?

Air dryers in public restrooms claim to be a more sanitary option, but is it really true?

New recommendations for treating kids with eczema

The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines for children with this uncomfortable and very common skin condition

Hugh Jackman, Levi Miller star in first photos from 'Pan'

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Hugh Jackman, Levi Miller star in first photos from 'Pan'
Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Hugh Jackman and Levi Miller star as Blackbeard and Peter Pan, respectively, in the first photos from upcoming ... more

Brooklyn, Philly and Columbus annnounced as finalists for 2016 Democratic Convention

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Brooklyn, Philly and Columbus annnounced as finalists for 2016 Democratic Convention
Matt BradwellWASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The Democratic National Committee will hold its 2016 convention in Brooklyn, Philadelphia or Columbus, DNC officials announced Monday.

Baby penguin hatches at Chinese ocean park

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Baby penguin hatches at Chinese ocean park
Ben HooperHANGZHOU, China, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The Hangzhou Ocean Park in China released aww-inspiring video of the moment a penguin chick hatched from its ... more