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Breaking News: The viral marketing genius of 'Weird Al' Yankovic
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 15:09:16 -0700 | business-news

Today is Day 8 of "Weird Al" Yankovic's "8 videos in 8 days" stunt. The frizzy-haired pop parody artist has already gotten more than 25 million page views for the videos from his new "Mandatory Fun" album. Today's new video...
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Breaking News: Study identifies how marijuana may aid cancer cure
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 14:53:20 -0700 | health-news

You don’t have to look far to find a new and impressive study on the potential benefits of marijuana. As state marijuana prohibition laws fall like dominos, activists, scientists, and government officials alike are interested in verifying the possible medical...
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Breaking News: Microsoft to shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios
Posted by: Aby Sam Thomas

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 14:25:06 -0700 | business-news

Well, that was quick. Barely a few months after announcing its intention to get into original video content business, Microsoft has now decided to scrap that plan and shut down its Xbox Entertainment Studios for good. The closing of Xbox...
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Breaking News: Oceans a key factor in search for alien life
Posted by: Robert Myles

Norwich :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-23 14:38:41 -0700 | technology-news

New research published Monday could help determine whether other planets are capable of developing and sustaining life. As the number of exoplanets — planets outwith our solar system — discovered rises almost daily, researchers at the UK’s University of East...
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Breaking News: Escaped psych patient flies power glider over Austrian airport
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Klagenfurt :: Austria | updated 2014-07-21 11:57:40 -0700 | odd-news

A 28-year-old psychiatric patient escaped from the hospital and took a power glider in an unauthorized low pass over restricted airspace at Klagenfurt airport in Austria. The man was apparently a trainee pilot, and mentally ill. He took off from...
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Breaking News: Three French international rugby stars suffer horrific machete attack
Posted by: Robert Myles

Millau :: France | updated 2014-07-22 12:05:01 -0700 | disasters-news

Three French international rugby stars were hospitalized after being set upon by a group of men armed with sabres and machetes in a southern French town. Benjamin Kayser, Aurelien Rougerie and Julien Pierre, all members of the ASM Clermont Auvergne...
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Breaking News: Palestinians need a change of tactics in the fight against Israeli occupation (Part 3)
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2014-07-23 16:40:18 -0700 | disasters-news

Author's note: This concludes a three-part series. You may access Part Two here. Commentary [Hamas] has no map, and all its actions to date — targeting civilians, capturing Israeli soldiers, running in elections, passing laws and caring for the sick...
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Breaking News: Elizabeth Warren's supporters need to focus on her 2014 plan, not 2016
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 14:49:57 -0700 | political-news

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was the cynosure at the annual Netroots Nation gathering of progressives. She received a wildly enthusiastic applause Friday with chants of "Run Liz, Run" as she delivered an address in which she talked about rising...
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Breaking News: Rebels' preventing access to MH17 investigation doesn't look good
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-07-22 15:09:53 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion It may be too early to tell whether Russian-sympathizing separatist rebels are responsible for shooting down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 Thursday with an anti-aircraft missile. However, a news report that indicates the rebels have limited investigators’ access to the...
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Breaking News: Putin's Ukrainian policy in shambles
Posted by: PJesep SelectMedia

Kiev :: Ukraine | updated 2014-07-25 09:23:44 -0700 | political-news

Commentary Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strategy to fund separatists, annex parts of Ukraine, and destabilize the economy of another nation has now impacted the world community outraged by the downing of a Malaysian passenger plane, killing 298 civilians. Up until...
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Breaking News: Dell now accepts bitcoin
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 14:48:13 -0700 | technology-news

Dell announced Friday that they will begin accepting bitcoin as payment. The computer manufacturer joins a growing number of major retailers that are using the cryptocurrency as a method of payment. “Now you can buy digital with digital–starting today, we’re...
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Breaking News: White pastor sets himself on fire to protest racism
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Grand Saline :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-19 12:37:12 -0700 | political-news

"I am very clear that his act was not a suicide in the sense we usually think about it. … Charles was driven not by escapism, but engagement." – Rev. Dr. Sid Hall, who worked on social justice actions with...
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Breaking News: Amazon rolls out Netflix-style 'all you can read' subscriptions for ebooks
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-07-19 05:42:10 -0700 | technology-news

Get ready to binge, bookworms. Amazon announced Friday they're rolling out an unlimited, "all you can read" subscription service for electronic books. It's called Kindle Unlimited, which does not require you to own a Kindle device, and for $9.99 a...
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Breaking News: Clinton speaks out on downed Malaysian jet, says Europe needs to get tough with Russia
Posted by: Punditty

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 16:43:44 -0700 | political-news

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday in an interview with Charlie Rose on PBS that there is “growing awareness” Russian separatists are responsible for firing the missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and killed all 298...
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Breaking News: What Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan couldn't tell Malala Yousafzai
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-20 13:53:09 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary The Pakistani civil rights activist Malala Yousafzai, 17, met Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan earlier in the week. Given the fact of his impatience in dealing with local activists pressing him to expedite action on the release of the kidnapped...
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