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Clashes in Islamabad as pressure mounts on PM to resign

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Clashes in Islamabad as pressure mounts on PM to resign
Pakistani protesters wielding sticks and throwing stones clashed with police in the center of the capital Islamabad on Monday after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation turned violent over the weekend. Despite heavy rain, crowds of protesters tried to break through police lines to push their way to the prime minister's residence. Protesters led by Imran Khan, a renowned cricketer before entering politics, and fiery cleric Tahir ul-Qadri, erupted last month and descended into deadly confrontation on ... more

Indians-Royals Game Suspended in 10th Inning

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Cleveland's game at Kansas City suspended in 10th inning with Indians leading 4-2

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

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Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning.

Placido Domingo Taking Bow for iTunes

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Famed tenor Placido Domingo is the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival


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Anti-gov't protesters, police clash anew in Pakistan

Demonstrators storm state TV building, temporarily force channel off the air while trying to reach prime minister's residence

Military action leaves Lesotho power vacuum

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Military action leaves Lesotho power vacuum
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The king of Lesotho must fill a power vacuum after the military's actions over the weekend caused the prime minister of the ... more

UEFA charges Legia Warsaw for fans' snarky banner

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NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Legia Warsaw over a banner criticizing the club's disputed exit from the Champions League.

Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: U.N. debate

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Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: U.N. debate
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Both Islamist fighters and Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, senior ... more

AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan

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LONDON (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says Manchester United has agreed to sign striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco.

Multinationals 'not key' to solving employment issue

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Multinationals 'not key' to solving employment issue
The Government is being told to stop trying to "solve" Ireland's employment problem with multinational companies.

Australia leans toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet: sources

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and Australia are leaning towards a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military in a ... more

DealBook: Heineken to Sell Packaging Operations in Mexico to Crown Holdings

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The deal values the can-making unit Empaque at about $1.23 billion and would make Crown the second-largest beverage can producer in North America.

Heineken Sells Mexican Packaging Business to Crown

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Heineken sells Mexican packaging business to Crown for $1.23 billion

Three children stabbed to death in Chinese school

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BEIJING (Reuters) - A man with a knife killed three children and injured several in a primary school in China on Monday, the first day ... more

EU regulators to decide on Facebook, WhatsApp deal by Oct. 3

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EU regulators to decide on Facebook, WhatsApp deal by Oct. 3
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators will decide by Oct. 3 whether to clear world No. 1 online social network Facebook's $19 billion offer ... more

Sony Wooing Japanese to PS4 With Dragon Quest

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Sony eager to woo Japanese with Dragon Quest, other software for PlayStation 4 home console

20 best Android apps and games this week

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20 best Android apps and games this week
Mix by Camera360, Grabble, Tiny Tower Vegas, Fragment, Madden NFL Mobile, Calculords, WeTransfer and more Continue reading...

New Apple iPhone to have 'mobile wallet' function: Bloomberg

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New Apple iPhone to have 'mobile wallet' function: Bloomberg
(Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to enable its next iPhone to become a mobile wallet by allowing owners to securely make mobile payments in a ... more

County cricket live!

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County cricket  live!
With Richard Gibson at the Riverside for Durham v Notts and Andy Wilson at Old Trafford for Lancashire v Yorkshire 10.29am BST Morning all,Today we ... more

Melbourne investigate apparent Rolf Harris fancy dress on Mad Monday

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Melbourne investigate apparent Rolf Harris fancy dress on Mad Monday
Dean Terlich posts image on InstagramHarris jailed for indecent assaultsMelbourne are investigating whether two of their players dressed as Rolf Harris and a young girl ... more

First week of prep football games shows who the heavyweights are

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First week of prep football games shows who the heavyweights are
Well, that was exhausting.

Transfer deadline day live!

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Transfer deadline day  live!
Transfer window latest before the deadline at 11pm BSTArsenal and Manchester City battle for £55m Radamel FalcaoInteractive: see how much Premier League clubs have spentEmail ... more

Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing with a tough outing at Atlanta

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Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing with a tough outing at Atlanta
Tony Stewart returned to NASCAR racing Sunday night for the first time since a car driven by Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver who ... more

How to join the civil service fast stream

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How to join the civil service fast stream
More than 21,500 graduates applied for fewer than 700 roles in 2012. Heres how to make sure your application is successfulHow to get a job ... more

How to get a job in the public sector

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How to get a job in the public sector
New section on how to kickstart a career with top public sector employers, including civil service, police and local governmentHow to join the civil service ... more

ArtsBeat: Fabio Luisi Has a New Gig

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The music director of the Zurich Opera and principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera will be named principal conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.
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NYC’s Electric Zoo Festival Got Shut Down by Bad Weather

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NYC’s Electric Zoo Festival Got Shut Down by Bad Weather
“We apologize to fans, but your safety is our main concern,” say organizers

How to teach ... the referendum on Scottish independence

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How to teach ... the referendum on Scottish independence
This week, the Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help children explore the issue of Scottish independence Continue reading...

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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EP revelers reminded not to drive with alcohol in their systems

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EP revelers reminded not to drive with alcohol in their systems
People leaving the Electric Picnic this morning are being urged to make sure they are in a fit state to drive.

Australia leans toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet: sources

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and Australia are leaning towards a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military in a ... more

Kate's return sparks run on her albums

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Kate's return sparks run on her albums
Kate Bush has become the first woman to have eight albums in the British Albums Chart at the same time.

Kanye, Juanes enliven LA's Made in America fest

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Kanye, Juanes enliven LA's Made in America fest
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' first Budweiser Made in America music festival reflected the city's diversity with a lineup that included rap, rock, punk, ... more

Three children stabbed to death in Chinese school

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BEIJING (Reuters) - A man with a knife killed three children and injured several in a primary school in China on Monday, the first day ... more

Mira Sorvino brings awareness to worldwide women’s health issues

Through her partnership with EngenderHealth, Academy Award winning actress Mira Sorvino is bringing attention to the importance of improving maternal health care and contraception access ... more

Local anaesthetic is safe, effective for transcatheter aortic valve implantation

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Local anaesthetic is as safe and effective for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) as general anaesthetic, according to results of the FRANCE 2 registry presented ... more

Antihypertensive therapy decreases risk of mortality, CV events, strokes in older adults

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Antihypertensive therapy reduces the risk of cardiovascular (CV) events, strokes and mortality in hypertensive older adults, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2014 today ... more

'Most exciting ever' Novartis drug points to huge sales

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'Most exciting ever' Novartis drug points to huge sales
By Ben Hirschler BARCELONA (Reuters) - Sales forecasts for Novartis's new heart failure drug are being ramped up by analysts after strikingly good clinical trial ... more

Study: Resistant hypertension increases risk of stroke in female and elderly patients

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Resistant hypertension increases the risk of stroke by 35% in women and 20% in elderly Taiwanese patients, according to research presented at ESC Congress today ... more