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Breaking News: World Health Organization mobilizes to tackle biggest ever Ebola outbreak
Posted by: Robert Myles

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2014-08-02 00:22:19 -0700 | health-news

As the worst ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus unfolds across a swathe of countries in West Africa, representatives of the World Health Organization and affected nations are scheduled to meet Friday in Guinea to launch a joint $100...
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Breaking News: Paul George injury calls into question superstars playing for Team USA
Posted by: Shawn Lealos

Las Vegas :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-08-02 00:39:27 -0700 | sports-news

Team USA was playing in an intrasquad scrimmage in Las Vegas and fans in attendance witnessed something no one could have expected. Paul George fouled James Harden and then came down wrong on his leg. He then crumpled to the...
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Breaking News: Islamist militias defeat CIA-linked general's allies in Benghazi
Posted by: northsunm32

Benghazi :: Libya | updated 2014-08-01 23:40:22 -0700 | disasters-news

A newly formed umbrella group of Islamist militias in the Benghazi area, the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries, has ousted a Libyan special forces group from its base and claims control of Benghazi, the main city in eastern Libya. Benghazi...
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Breaking News: Cantor speeches, tributes ring hollow as he prepares to leave House
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-08-02 00:27:32 -0700 | political-news

Opinion Months after losing his Republican primary to tea party candidate David Brat, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) will be leaving the House of Representatives entirely as of Aug. 18, according to The Washington Post. Cantor said the...
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Breaking News: First man-made leaf may produce oxygen for space exploration
Posted by: Stef dela Cruz

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-08-01 20:40:07 -0700 | technology-news

Can astronauts bank on more oxygen with this man-made, nature-derived leaf? Long-distance space travel is on the horizon, thanks to a synthetic leaf allegedly capable of producing oxygen the way real plants do. Aptly named Silk Leaf, the synthetic leaf...
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Breaking News: Being pro-abortion isn't a bad thing
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Henderson :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 20:18:22 -0700 | political-news

Some judgmental folks use the term “pro-abortion” as a sort of slur against women who are for abortion rights -- clearly as an attempt to demean and dehumanize the person who identifies with the common sense idea that women should...
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Breaking News:  Does Major League Baseball really need a salary cap?
Posted by: ZacWassink

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 14:28:34 -0700 | sports-news

Major League Baseball needs a salary cap. It's an opinion that gets voiced by some baseball fans whenever the league trade deadline comes around, and during each offseason when general managers and team presidents come together for winter meetings. Those...
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Breaking News: Uganda's harsh anti-gay law struck down by country's highest court
Posted by: Daniel Koeker

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2014-08-01 21:23:30 -0700 | political-news

Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, known in many previous forms as the “Kill the Gays” bill and making homosexuality punishable by up to life in prison, was struck down by Uganda’s Constitutional Court on Friday after the court found that parliament passed...
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Breaking News: 19-minute Facebook outage cost them roughly $426,000
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Menlo Park :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 18:55:05 -0700 | business-news

Sorry, something went wrong to the tune of $426,607 when Facebook experienced a 19-minute outage early Friday. Facebook was unavailable from roughly 12:08 p.m. until 12:27 p.m. ET Friday, or earlier Friday morning depending on your respective time zone. It...
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Breaking News: San Diego Comic-Con 2014: A lesson on safety and cosplay etiquette
Posted by: preetamkaushik

San Diego :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 08:51:35 -0700 | entertainment-news

Just like comic books, comic conventions too are evolving. Back in the mid-‘90s when attendance for the four-day San Diego Comic-Con was a measly 30,000, it was a perfect example of excitement without chaos. This year, just like the last,...
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Breaking News: The very best GoPro videos from Hawaii
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Honolulu :: HI :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 12:48:02 -0700 | travel-news

Nothing captures breathtaking, gorgeous and adventuresome videos of Hawaii quite like a GoPro video camera. You may have seen GoPro cameras before, they're the little video cameras often mounted on long sticks, on hats or helmets, or even on long...
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Breaking News: Lifelong Cardinals fan reflects on the Allen Craig Era in St. Louis
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

St Louis :: MO :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 21:26:52 -0700 | sports-news

The Allen Craig Era didn’t last long in St. Louis, but it was sweet while it did. The Cardinals dealt Craig, 30, and starting pitcher Joe Kelly, 26, to the Boston Red Sox Thursday ahead of Major League Baseball’s trading...
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Breaking News: Normally warring lawmakers unite to help veterans claim military service injury benefits
Posted by: John Michael Spinelli SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 20:01:14 -0700 | political-news

On any normal day, US Sens. Sherrod Brown and Roy Blunt and US Reps. Tammy Duckworth and Steve Stivers would be squabbling over a long list of issues that taken together create a political chasm so wide that no bridge...
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Breaking News: Teens set themselves ablaze for 'fire challenge' game circulating on Facebook
Posted by: Julie Johnson

Buffalo :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 20:18:22 -0700 | odd-news

Several challenges have been making their way around Facebook lately, such as the "cold water challenge," but none is more disturbing than the new "fire challenge" that is now circulating on the popular social media site. According to Fox News,...
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Breaking News: Pinterest buys up Spanish start-up Icebergs, takes on founders
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Barcelona :: Spain | updated 2014-08-01 12:23:02 -0700 | technology-news

This week saw a new acquisition by the online bulletin-board service, Pinterest. They bought up Icebergs, a Spanish start-up which specializes in letting creative people collaborate on projects by uploading video and other digital content to the cloud. Not only...
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