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U.S. has satellites that 'sense'

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 09:04
In the wake of the attacks in Paris, the world's attention has refocused on terrorism, and in the U.S., conversations about national security have increased in both frequency and force.

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VIDEO: Conservation's 'gadget man'

bbc - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 09:03
Inventing technology to help conservation
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China's Ding beaten by amateur Duffy

bbc - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:47
Amateur Adam Duffy pulls off one of the biggest upsets in UK Championship history with a 6-2 win over Ding Junhui.
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Sick and dying at 30,000 feet

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:32
You may have heard this announcement before:

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Video Advisory (Nov. 25) H-2A puts commercial satellite into orbit

kyodonews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:31
TOKYO - The following is the latest available news video.   H-2A puts commercial satellite into orbit -...
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US retailer Costco in E. coli scare

bbc - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:30
Wholesale outlet Costco is the latest retailer to be linked to an outbreak of E .coli, says the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Barcelona 6-1 Roma

bbc - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:23
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both score twice as Barcelona beat Italian side Roma 6-1 in the Champions League.
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VIDEO: Steven Spielberg on spying and politics

bbc - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:22
BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith speaks to director Steven Spielberg about his new Cold War thriller Bridge of Spies, the power of TV, and the trickiest actor he has ever worked with.
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U.N. chief hopes to visit N. Korea at "earliest possible date"

kyodonews - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:22
NEW YORK - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said he hoped to visit North Korea as soon as possible in a state...
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Source: France probes transit staff

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:21
Intelligence services in France are investigating Islamist radicalization among employees of the main Paris airports and public transport operators.

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How deadly is the kissing bug?

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:18
Deadly kissing bugs. You may have seen them popping up recently in your Facebook feed -- similar in appearance to a cockroach -- as reports are shared about the insects possibly invading a state near you. But, just how deadly are they? Turns out, not so much.

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Man charged in NY officer's death

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:17
The 31-year-old man who allegedly fatally shot a New York City police officer in the head during a chase has been indicted on murder charges, Manhattan's district attorney announced Tuesday.

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This grilled cheese 'hack' is a realllly bad idea

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 08:05
Don't try THIS with your toaster. How NOT to make grilled cheese. Jeanne Moos reports on when a toaster becomes ... toast.

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Trump repeats false 9/11 claim

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 07:58
Donald Trump and his camp are standing behind disputed claims the presidential candidate made about people in New Jersey celebrating after the 9/11 attacks, with a top aide saying Tuesday that the mogul is "probably right" about what happened.

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Poll: Racism a big problem in U.S.

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 07:51
Is racism on the rise in the United States? Has our awareness changed? Or is it a problem that's been blown out of proportion?

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2 held in shooting at police protest

cnn - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 07:43
Authorities arrested a 23-year-old white man and a 32-year-old Hispanic man in connection with shootings that left five people injured Monday at a demonstration protesting the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark, the Minneapolis Police Department said Tuesday.

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Hostages freed from gunmen in France

bbc - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 07:40
The hostage situation in the French town of Roubaix, near Belgium, has ended, with the hostages now safe, local officials say.
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Tokyo expresses condolences to Seoul over death of Kim Young-sam

japantimes - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 07:40

Japan expressed “heartfelt condolences” on Tuesday over the death Sunday of former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, saying he made significant contributions to the realization of democracy in his country. Kim, who was in power from 1993 to 1998 as South Korea’s first civilian leader after decades of military rule, also advanced friendly and cooperative […]

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VIDEO: Test flight for 'reuseable spaceship'

bbc - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 07:37
The entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has claimed success on the second flight of his New Shepard spaceship.
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