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Protests are new normal in Ferguson

cnn - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:25
Sometimes it's hundreds, sometimes just a handful. But demonstrators are always outside the Ferguson Police Department since an officer shot to death Michael Brown.
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Palins describe brawl in recordings

cnn - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:16
Bristol Palin describes being dragged through the grass and called a series of obscenities during a massive brawl last month in recordings of Anchorage police interviews that CNN obtained through a public records request.
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AP: Ex-Nazis got cash from gov't

cnn - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:12
The Associated Press reports that former Nazis expelled from the U.S. were paid millions in Social Security benefits.
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Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:12
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.
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Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:10
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur
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Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.
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How safe is mouldy food to eat?

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:07
How safe is it to eat food when it starts to go mouldy?
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Cities need more power, says study

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:05
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
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Tales from the India Office

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:04
Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories.
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Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:59
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
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U.S. chief nuclear regulator to resign in January

kyodonews - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:52
WASHINGTON - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairwoman Allison Macfarlane announced Tuesday that she will res...
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Report: Drug war in Afghanistan failing

cnn - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:38
America's drug war in Afghanistan is failing badly, a U.S. government watchdog says in a new report.
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VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:27
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
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Ex-official: We lost track of terrorists

cnn - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:21
Ripping the cover off top-secret U.S. surveillance programs pushed foreign terrorists underground and out of intelligence services' reach, a former top intelligence official said Tuesday.
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What SARS epidemic taught us

cnn - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:20
Managing Ebola demands as much of our diligence in infection control practice as SARS did. And though Ebola may, in theory, be less contagious than the airborne SARS or Middle East respiratory syndrome viruses, it is spread through direct contact with infected body fluids or organs and has been demonstrably and tragically more fatal.
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US $7bn fails to stop opium growth

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:16
US counter-narcotics efforts costing $7.6bn fail to stop production of opium poppies in Afghanistan reaching an all-time high, a new report says.
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Japanese morning newspaper headlines

kyodonews - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 07:00
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FBI: Denver teens tried to join militants

cnn - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:59
Three teenage girls who set out from a Denver suburb apparently bound for Syria to join extremists fighting there are back home after their parents alerted authorities and the trio was stopped in Germany, U.S. officials said.
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Sam released by Dallas Cowboys

bbc - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:49
Michael Sam, who hopes to be the first openly gay athlete to play in an NFL game, is released by the Dallas Cowboys.
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Anthony Bourdain's family mystery

cnn - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:47
Bourdain seeks information in Paraguay about his great-great-great grandfather, who emigrated from France in the 1850s.
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