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Main events scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 7

kyodonews - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:41
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Teen arrested over murder of grandparents in Hyogo

japantimes - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:36

A teenager was arrested Saturday in Ako, Hyogo Prefecture, on suspicion of killing his grandparents, local police said. The teen, 19, was arrested after calling police Friday afternoon to report finding his 69-year-old grandfather and 64-year-old grandmother collapsed and bleeding at their home. The couple’s bodies bore multiple cuts and stab wounds, the police said. […]

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New spider named for Johnny Cash

cnn - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:36
An expansive, decade-long survey of tarantulas in the United States has uncovered 14 new species, including one named after the "Man in Black."









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Sick sea lion naps at restaurant

cnn - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:33
An underfed but overly cute sea lion cub is getting a lot of TLC after it waddled into an empty upscale California restaurant without a reservation.









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Why we like it a little rough

cnn - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:32
Evidence of the importance of tactile stimulation is hardly in short supply. As long ago as 1958, psychologist Harry Harlow demonstrated that infant monkeys chose artificial mother surrogates covered in cloth over those with milk.









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Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies at 85

japantimes - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:26

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 85, NASA said on Friday. Mitchell, the lunar module pilot on the record-setting Apollo 14 mission, died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Thursday, the eve of the 45th anniversary of the 1971 lunar landing, the U.S. space […]

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Recovering from an acid attack

bbc - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:21
How Natalia's confidence was rebuilt after an acid attack
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Sander’s youth revolution deepens Clinton’s deficit problems

japantimes - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:20

First-time Democratic voters are flocking en masse to Bernie Sanders, a 74-year-old senator with seven grandchildren, giving Hillary Clinton a youth deficit problem as the White House race tightens. The pioneering former first lady and secretary of state mounting a second attempt to become America’s first female president has been forced to acknowledge she needs […]

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Pentagon shows 198 detainee pics

cnn - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:18
The Pentagon released 198 photos Friday, several of which appear to show injuries suffered by detainees after allegedly experiencing abuse while held in Iraq and Afghanistan during the George W. Bush administration.









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Police investigating Manziel

cnn - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:05
NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel faces an investigation into a complaint of domestic violence filed Friday after an alleged January incident with his ex-girlfriend, Dallas police announced.









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Thank you to my mysterious soldier saviour

bbc - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:01
Survivor thanks soldier who saved her from beach attack
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Political crisis turns lethal in Haiti

bbc - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:55
Protesters in Haiti beat a man to death in a clash with former soldiers amid political uncertainty after an election is postponed.
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Kyodo news summary -2-

kyodonews - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:41
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Can YOU tell which one is the mom?

cnn - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:12
Kaylan Mahomes posted this photo of her, sister Kyla and their mother on Twitter.









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Stage hanging fatal for actor

cnn - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:18
Italian actor Raphael Schumacher has been declared clinically dead after he was strangled in a stage hanging scene that went wrong.









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