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Breaking News: California should focus on plumbing to mitigate effects of drought
   
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Sacramento :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 16:23:18 -0700 | political-news

It’s never a good sight to see a busted water main leaking millions of gallons of water, but it’s especially disheartening during a drought. Even as a water main breakage on the UCLA campus resulted in 20 million gallons flooding...
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Breaking News: Colorado's new 'revenge porn' law nabs first suspect; stirs debate over constitutionality
   
Posted by: tjlarson

Colorado Springs :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 15:03:45 -0700 | disasters-news

A 25-year-old Denver man gained the distinction of being the first person charged under Colorado's so-called “revenge porn” law. House Bill 1378 was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on June 30 and criminalizes the Internet posting of sexually...
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Breaking News: UN official breaks down in tears over deaths of Palestinian children
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-07-31 16:59:45 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The killing of Palestinian children in the Israeli shelling of a school in Gaza on Wednesday reduced a seasoned UN official to tears, while interviewed live on television. Artillery shells from Israel hit the UN-run school sheltering some 3,300 Palestinian...
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Breaking News: ReaganBook, conservatives' Facebook alternative, shuts down after one day
   
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

Columbus :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 15:10:24 -0700 | political-news

In a move that at first seemed destined to appear on the front page of The Onion, the president of a right-wing, pro-family group recently announced the launch of a conservative social network called ReaganBook. The network was described as...
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Breaking News: NASA's Mars 2020 rover will explore red planet as never before
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 16:59:36 -0700 | technology-news

NASA’s successor to the Mars Curiosity rover will head to the red planet in 2020 carrying a payload of scientific instruments that will explore Mars as never before. At NASA’s headquarters Thursday, the seven instruments selected as part of the...
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Breaking News: Obama lawsuit goes ahead but may put GOP behind with voters
   
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 15:37:34 -0700 | political-news

Commentary It’s official and it is history making – House Republicans have sunk to a new low by voting to sue President Barack Obama. Now, with the 225-201 vote in the bag, the happy little GOP gnomes will have a...
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Breaking News: 'Crashing' tablet market led by declining iPad sales
   
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 13:46:32 -0700 | technology-news

Will the tablet be a victim of 2014? According to a Re/Code interview with Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly, tablet sales are in decline. “The tablets boomed and now are crashing,” Joly noted. “The volume has really gone down in...
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Breaking News: Pat Riley feels Miami Heat will be fine without LeBron James, and he's right
   
Posted by: Shawn Lealos SelectMedia

Miami :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 16:27:01 -0700 | sports-news

Commentary Pat Riley just lost his best player when four-time NBA MVP LeBron James opted out of his contract with the Miami Heat to return home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. While most of the NBA applauded James’ letter...
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Breaking News: Researchers propose blood test for suicide
   
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 14:35:53 -0700 | technology-news

We often think of suicide as a mental issue, but scientists are exploring whether a blood test could lead to suicide prevention. Researchers at Johns Hopkins believe they have discovered an alteration in a gene linked to stress reactions that...
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Breaking News: Overweight US children have unrealistic reads on their weight
   
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 13:13:23 -0700 | health-news

It’s hard to change something you don’t know needs changing, and a new study indicates many American children don’t realize they are at unhealthy weights. With more than one-third of children and teens classified as overweight or obese in the...
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Breaking News: A's ship Cespedes to Red Sox for Lester and Gomes
   
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 15:31:07 -0700 | sports-news

The Oakland Athletics made one of the biggest trades of the year when they acquired Jeff Samardzija [Unlink] and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs back on July 5, but general manager Billy Beane [Unlink] was apparently not yet pleased...
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Breaking News: Dick Smith 'The Godfather of Makeup' dead at 92
   
Posted by: Julie Johnson

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 16:03:19 -0700 | entertainment-news

Legendary American special effects makeup artist Dick Smith has died at age 92, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Reportedly, Smith's protege and seven-time Oscar winner, Rick Baker, tweeted the announcement on Thursday that Smith "is no longer with us." Smith,...
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Breaking News: Philadelphia mother of accused murderer, rapist, carjacker turns son in, refuses $110K reward
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 14:27:40 -0700 | disasters-news

Former Philadelphia 76ers star Charles Barkley will pay for the funeral of the three children killed Friday after carjackers lost control of a stolen SUV and plowed into them, their mother, and their mother's friend as they sold fruit on...
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Breaking News: Are America's aging nuclear missiles necessary?
   
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 13:08:19 -0700 | disasters-news

It is surprising that high-tech America is still keeping decade’s old nuclear ICBMs all over the country. As the missiles and their launch silos were set up in the 1960s and 1970s, it is natural that the technology will be...
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Breaking News: Move over, Darth Vader: The Force is stronger in Shakira
   
Posted by: Aby Sam Thomas

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 04:55:13 -0700 | business-news

After having seen more than 5 million social media shares since its release in May, Shakira’s “La La La” music video-cum-commercial for Activia has been declared the most shared advertisement of all time by marketing technology company Unruly. This hallowed...
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