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Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, the official Algerian news agency said Thursday.

Why did execution drugs change?

published about 3 hours ago
Joseph Wood was supposed to go quickly and painlessly, when the State of Arizona put him to death by lethal injection on Wednesday.

Ukraine Separatists Had Surface-to-Air Missiles, Rebel Leader Admits

published about 3 hours ago
Ukraine Separatists Had Surface-to-Air Missiles, Rebel Leader Admits
As the Ukrainian government implied Russia had been behind the shooting down of two fighter jets Wednesday
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Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster

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Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster
GENEVA (AP) — Anyone hoping to bring to justice whoever downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 must face sobering facts.

'Scammers' won't leave Airbnb house

published about 4 hours ago
If the old saw about houseguests being like fish is true -- after a few days they begin to stink -- imagine what it must smell like in poor Cory Tschogl's 600-square-foot condo in Palm Springs, California.


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Probe at a crawl week after Flight 17 crash

Full team of investigators kept at bay as Ukraine says 2 fighter jets shot down near crash site, and more remains flown to Netherlands

Air Algerie plane vanishes from radar

116 people on Flight AH5017 from Burkina Faso to Algiers; no immediate word on their fate

Hockeyroos open Games in style

published about 1 hour ago
Australia's women's hockey team have opened up the Commonwealth Games with an emphatic first round win over Malaysia.

Glaetzer qualifies fastest in cycle sprint

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Australian Matthew Glaetzer has set a Commonwealth Games record on day one of track cycling, but English star Jason Kenny was well off the pace.

Last contact with Air Algerie jet was over Mali: Algerian official

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ALGIERS (Reuters) - The last contact Algerian authorities had with a missing Air Algerie aircraft carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algiers was at ... more

Ryanair adds further flights to Shannon schedule

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Ryanair adds further flights to Shannon schedule
Ryanair is adding further flights to its winter schedule from Shannon Airport.

Homeopathic Environmentalism Informs Opposition To Fracking

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Homeopathic Environmentalism Informs Opposition To Fracking
When my daughter was in elementary school, she asked me about a display of homeopathic medicine, and I explained that it was medicine without any ... more

Boy, 16, Killed In Chicago Lawn Shooting

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Boy, 16, Killed In Chicago Lawn Shooting
A 16-year-old boy died in a shooting less than a block away from his home Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest ... more

U Of I Expected To Boost Arena Renovation Budget

published about 1 hour ago
U Of I Expected To Boost Arena Renovation Budget
The basketball arena's renovation budget would increase from $165 million to $169.5 million if the trustees agree. The extra money would cover additional costs related ... more

Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the ... more

ECB says website hacked, no sensitive data affected

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ECB says website hacked, no sensitive data affected
The European Central Bank said on Thursday its website had been hacked and some email addresses and other contact information stolen but insisted no market-sensitive ... more

There’s no Swatch in your future iWatch

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There’s no Swatch in your future iWatch
Apple is widely expected to launch at least a couple of different iWatch models this fall, that will be laden with many sensors for fitness ... more

How the Kickstarter model could transform UK elections

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How the Kickstarter model could transform UK elections
Voting is in decline and politics is an arrogant, complacent industry. A threshold-style action system could change everything Continue reading...

Is Voyager 1 Really in Interstellar Space? New Test Could Prove It for Good

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Is Voyager 1 Really in Interstellar Space? New Test Could Prove It for Good
A new test could determine once and for all whether NASA's Voyager 1 probe has indeed entered interstellar space, some researchers say. While mission team ... more

Commonwealth Games: day one live!

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Commonwealth Games: day one  live!
Updates as Glasgow 2014 gets under wayHighlights and schedule for today's actionBrownlee brothers and Bradley Wiggins in actionScotland aiming for double-gold in the poolMo Farah ... more

Tour de France 2014 stage 18: Pau to Hautacam - live!

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Tour de France 2014 stage 18: Pau to Hautacam - live!
Win a fantastic HOY Sa Calobra .001 2014 road bikeSend your emails to barry.glendenning@theguardian.comBradley Wiggins: 'There are times I wish I didn't win the Tour'Rafal ... more

James Taylor named captain of England Lions for triangular series

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James Taylor named captain of England Lions for triangular series
13-man squad will take on New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A Middlesexs Ravi Patel makes first Lions squad appearanceEngland selectors have named a 13-man ... more

Talking Horses: todays best bets and the latest racing news

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Talking Horses: todays best bets and the latest racing news
John Gosden will walk the track on Friday before deciding if Eagle Top can run in the King George Continue reading...

Morgan Lake and Dina Asher-Smith win gold at world junior championships

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Morgan Lake and Dina Asher-Smith win gold at world junior championships
17-year-old heptathlete Lake sets world youth record Asher-Smith clocks 11.23 to clinch 100m victoryGreat Britains Morgan Lake and Dina Asher-Smith claimed a gold medal apiece ... more

Exclusive First Look: This Is Elsa on Once Upon a Time

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Exclusive First Look: This Is Elsa on Once Upon a Time
Get a glimpse at the Frozen ice queen's small-screen incarnation

Ford Nets $1.3 Billion After Russia Write-off; Solid Results In A Challenging Year

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Big model launches coming later this year are tamping down profits

Mick Jagger on James Brown: “I Copied All His Moves”

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Mick Jagger on James Brown: “I Copied All His Moves”
The legendary rocker talks about the soul king's impact on his life and career

Meet the First Viral Snapchat Stars

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Meet the First Viral Snapchat Stars
The secret to how some Snapchatters earn $100,000 for a week's work and stand out in a medium that is all about disappearing

Study Finds More Than 100 Spots In The Human Genome Linked To Schizophrenia

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Study Finds More Than 100 Spots In The Human Genome Linked To Schizophrenia
Researchers have uncovered more than 100 genetic markers linked to developing schizophrenia – and it turns out that most of us have between 20 to ... more

Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion, Dogs Feel It Too

published about 7 hours ago
Jealousy Is Not Just A Human Emotion, Dogs Feel It Too
April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As pet owners, we tend to believe our pets have emotions such as love, loyalty and grief. ... more
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Blumenthal goes under the knife

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Blumenthal goes under the knife
Heston Blumenthal has undergone a hip operation.

Mara set for role in The Secret Scripture

published less than 1 hour ago
Mara set for role in The Secret Scripture
Rooney Mara is to appear in 'The Secret Scripture'.

Boy, 16, Killed In Chicago Lawn Shooting

published about 1 hour ago
Boy, 16, Killed In Chicago Lawn Shooting
A 16-year-old boy died in a shooting less than a block away from his home Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest ... more

U Of I Expected To Boost Arena Renovation Budget

published about 1 hour ago
U Of I Expected To Boost Arena Renovation Budget
The basketball arena's renovation budget would increase from $165 million to $169.5 million if the trustees agree. The extra money would cover additional costs related ... more

Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands

published about 1 hour ago
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the ... more

Acetaminophen does not lessen back pain

New research casts doubt on the most common treatment for lower back pain. Also, checking your pulse frequently after a stroke may be the best ... more

U.N. rights body criticizes Ireland on abortion, church homes

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By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - A United Nations human rights panel has told Ireland it should revise its highly restrictive abortion laws and that ... more

CNN poll: Half of Americans say Obamacare has helped their families or others

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A CNN poll finds that more than half the public says the health law helped their families or others, but fewer than one in five ... more

Clinic-based audio project gives HIV patients a chance to share experiences with diagnosis

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The voice on the recording was low and calm as the speaker recounted the telephone call that brought the news he was infected with the ... more

New research aims to estimate benefits of different ways to combat TB in people with diabetes

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New research aims to estimate the benefits of different ways to carry out screening both patients with tuberculosis (TB) for diabetes and the other way ... more