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Brain game for schizophrenia patients

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:58
A computer-based brain training game could improve the daily lives of people with schizophrenia, say University of Cambridge researchers.
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Australian Speaker Bishop quits

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:51
The speaker of the lower house of the Australian parliament, Bronwyn Bishop, resigns over an expenses scandal.
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The Twitter bot that 'corrects' people who say 'illegal immigrant'

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:46
The robot that asks people not to say 'illegal immigrant'
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Kind note makes firefighter tear up

cnn - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:45
A woman who covered the bill for the firefighters she was serving got much more than she was expecting in return.
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Reporter goes to extremes to cover flooding

cnn - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:45
A reporter in Myanmar decided the best way to cover the flooding from heavy monsoon rains was to head into the water. CNN's Derek Van Dam has more.
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Indian tea-seller who hawks his books on Amazon

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:42
India's roadside tea seller who hawks his novels on Amazon
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FEATURE: Former soldier denounces politicians' attempts to justify war

kyodonews - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:39
By Toshihiro Moriya, AOMORI, Japan - A former Imperial Japanese Army soldier has voiced opposition to the government's move to allow Japa...
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The eurozone's nagging problems

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:38
The crisis may have passed but high debt burdens and low growth mean eurozone economies are in far from rude health, says Andrew Walker.
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Kraft recalls cheese singles

cnn - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:37
Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard.
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Obama has new climate initiative

cnn - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:34
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Which was the best travel photograph of the year?

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:30
Which was the best travel photograph of the year?
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How a group of grannies got their first holiday

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:15
How a group of grannies funded their first trip to the sea
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VIDEO: From prisoner to programmer

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:01
A group of former prisoners in South Africa are teaching other prisoners how to code, to help them find work on the outside.
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Crash grounds Russian helicopters

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:56
The Russian defence ministry grounds its fleet of Mi-28 attack helicopters after a fatal accident at an air show on Sunday.
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1,600-year-old Mayan artifacts discovered

cnn - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:55
Archaeologists have unearthed monuments and hieroglyphic panels in nearly-perfect condition from Mayan ruins in Guatemala.
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Veteran's last wish finally honored

cnn - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:53
CNN's Phil Black reports on an emotional reunion at the grave of a British man who died fighting against ISIS in Syria.
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Batboy critical after warmup hit

cnn - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:39
A 9-year-old batboy remains in critical condition after being hit with a bat during a Saturday baseball game, according to officials at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas.
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Thousands evacuated in CA fires

cnn - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:39
Thousands of California acres are ablaze as firefighters battle at least 21 wildfires throughout the state, but while many of those fires are small or contained, the wind and heat that are spreading the Rocky Fire in Northern California -- and the area's steep terrain -- are causing the most concern.
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TV star Cilla Black dies aged 72

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:28
Singer and TV star Cilla Black, who enjoyed a 50-year showbusiness career, dies at her home in southern Spain.
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VIDEO: Singapore's changing landscape

bbc - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:26
Singapore's skyline has dramatically changed in the past 50 years, reflecting changes in the fortunes of the country.
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