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Breaking News: Drone tries dropping phones, drugs, tobacco into prison yard
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Charleston :: SC :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 22:56:11 -0700 | political-news

As prisons become more and more high-tech and state-of-the-art, prisoners are adapting to and turning the new technologies against “the system” and to their own advantage. Case in point: A drone was used in April to attempt to smuggle cellphones,...
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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 08:16:14 -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: World Health Organization mobilizes to tackle biggest ever Ebola outbreak
Posted by: Robert Myles

Conakry :: Guinea | updated 2014-08-01 09:08:00 -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: Cantor speeches, tributes ring hollow as he prepares to leave House
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 08:52:36 -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 an article in Friday’s issue of...
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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 09:19:08 -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: Normally warring lawmakers unite to help veterans claim military service injury benefits
Posted by: John Michael Spinelli SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 16:33:53 -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: 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: 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: July an incredible month for Cleveland sports fans
Posted by: ZacWassink

Cleveland :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 09:04:25 -0700 | sports-news

That was quite an exciting and eventful month, eh, Cleveland sports fans? July was the month that made the northeast Ohio city located on the shorelines of Lake Erie the center of the North American professional sports universe. Whether the...
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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 09:22:07 -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: Being pro-abortion isn't a bad thing
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Henderson :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 06:14:03 -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: Six things you need to know to get sponsored content right
Posted by: EricSchaal

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 08:43:57 -0700 | technology-news

How can your brand get in-feed sponsored content right? This question can only be answered by the consumer, which highlighted the need for the research conducted by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) with partner Edelman Berland. The result was the...
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Breaking News: Panasonic, Tesla together in Gigafactory
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 03:26:31 -0700 | business-news

Tesla and Panasonic finally come together to build a battery plant. Two giants – Tesla and Panasonic – have come together to boost the trend that’s catching up with people opting for electric cars, over conventional vehicles. The manufacturing unit,...
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Breaking News: IAB-Edelman study reveals what brands get right with in-feed sponsored content
Posted by: EricSchaal

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-08-01 08:55:07 -0700 | technology-news

Are you handling sponsored content effectively? That question has been near impossible for publishers, marketers and agencies to answer with any degree of certainty, which led the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) to research the topic in-depth with Edelman Berland. After...
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Breaking News: Airline prohibits psoriasis patient from boarding, loses in court
Posted by: Stef dela Cruz

Manila :: Philippines | updated 2014-08-01 02:34:10 -0700 | disasters-news

Magnolia Mendoza, a female minister diagnosed of psoriasis, filed a lawsuit against Philippine-based airline Cebu Pacific Air after being prohibited from boarding without a medical certificate. Almost four years later, the regional trial court in Pasay found Cebu Pacific guilty...
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