• U.S. Military Releases Video Of F-22 Strike Against ISIS

    The Pentagon on Tuesday released an image of the Syrian-based ISIS command center targeted by the first F-22 Raptors ever used in actual combat, along with a video of the successful strike. (RELATED: U.S. Uses F-22 Stealth Fighters For The First Time

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  • Denver area students walk out of school in protest

    Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would…

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  • US-backed rebel group criticises Syria strikes

    A Syrian rebel group that has reportedly received weapons from the United States criticised air strikes Tuesday by a US-led coalition against jihadists in the war-torn country. The Hazm Movement, in a statement posted on their Twitter account, said the strikes would undermine the armed opposition…

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    Shooting at Alabama UPS facility (8 photos)

    Police say the man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Alabama had been fired from the company just a day earlier. Police Lt. Sean Edwards said Tuesday that one of the victims had been a supervisor at the warehouse. Neither the

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  • Love, eggs and ideas: the keys to NKorean weightlifting success

    North Korean weightlifters Om Yun Chol and Kim Un Guk faced the media at a news conference on Tuesday that was supposed to focus on their world records and gold medals from the Incheon Asian Games this week. What transpired, however, was pure North Korean theater complete with an interfering…

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  • Keep Your Pants, and Your Dignity, at the Hospital

    Although the white coats that doctors wear have been scrutinized for their authoritarian look, the open-in-the-back gowns that hospital patients wear, and the effect these gowns have on patients' dignity and state-of-mind while in the hospital, have gone largely unexamined. "There are a number of…

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  • Meet Stella, the Electric Family Car That Goes 500 Miles on a Charge and Is Powered by Sunshine

    San Franciscans are a jaded lot when it comes to electric cars, what with Tesla Model Ss clogging the city’s pricier precincts along with a forest of Leafs, Nissan’s battery-powered vehicles for the middle class. Not to mention the Chevrolet Volts, BMW i3s, and Ford Focus Electrics plying the…

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  • Infiniti takes inspiration from Germany for its Paris Motor Show concept

    Proving that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, Infiniti is taking a leaf out of Mercedes' book with its latest concept car, the Q80 Inspiration. Making its global debut at next month's Paris Motor Show, the Q80 Inspiration is a luxurious four-door, four-seat fastback. Infiniti…

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  • U.S. court halts bitcoin mining operation Butterfly Labs: FTC

    The FTC's complaint against Butterfly and its corporate officers alleges that the company charged consumers thousands of dollars for its bitcoin computers, called BitForce, but then failed to ship the computers until they were almost obsolete, or in many cases did not provide the computers at all.…

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  • Allowance Advice for Well-Meaning Parents

    Allowances seem like a relatively easy way to teach kids some basic lessons in financial literacy. Lewis Mandell, a financial economist with a research specialization in financial literacy, says his review of more than 50 years worth of allowance research found that kids who receive a regular,…

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  • Islamic State redeploys fighters towards Kurdish areas-Kurdish armed group

    Islamic State fighters are redeploying from areas hit in U.S.-led air strikes towards Kurdish-controlled territory in Syria, the main Syrian Kurdish armed group said on Tuesday. It also urged air strikes on Islamic State fighters attacking the town of Kobani. Redur Xelil, speaking to Reuters via…

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  • Home Depot didn’t take data security seriously, report reveals

    Home Depot recently confirmed that it has been the victim of the largest credit card breach in history, with 56 million payment cards having been stolen by clever hackers, who managed to access the giant retailer’s systems for more than four months. A report from The New York Times further reveals…

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  • Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt

    Police officers often deliver citations, and in urgent circumstances they've been known to deliver a baby. When a Pizza Hut driver hurt his neck and back in a crash earlier this month, two Portland Police Bureau officers heard him call his boss, and they offered to finish the delivery for him.…

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  • India's PM ups fashion ante for maiden US visit

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pulling out all the fashion stops for his upcoming visit to the United States, hiring a top Mumbai designer to create outfits that will sell his vision of a newly confident, aspirational India. India's politicians are often mocked by media for their crumpled…

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    Teen `Sexting` Scandal Prompts Criminal Investigation

    Photos of a Michigan high school student in sexually explicit positions has gone viral and sparked a criminal investigation.

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  • This Giant Floating Swimming Pool Is Headed for the Hudson River

    A floating, Olympic-size swimming pool designed to filter contaminated river water into safe, swimmable water? The founders—Archie Coates and Jeffrey Franklin of PlayLab Inc. and Dong Ping Wong of design firm Family—conceived the stand-alone, buoyant oasis in 2010 as a way to compel New Yorkers to…

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  • The final heroes of Vietnam: The Americans who fought to save our allies as Saigon fell

    Documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy has pulled off a minor miracle: She has found something new and compelling to say about the Vietnam War, a spellbinding story of heroism and heartbreak during one of America’s darkest hours. Using a trove of never-before-seen footage of the United States’ 1975…

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