• Admiral: World getting 'numb' to NKorean missiles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid concerns about its development and testing of nuclear weapons, North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology, the admiral in charge of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said Tuesday.

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  • US Ebola doctor 'weak and quite ill,' says colleague

    An American doctor who has contracted the dangerous Ebola virus in Liberia is "weak and quite ill," a colleague of his told AFP on Tuesday. Kent Brantly, 33, became infected with Ebola while working with patients in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, as he helped treat victims of the worst Ebola…

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  • Rare Pangolins May Be Eaten to Extinction, Conservationists Warn

    Now, conservationists warn that pangolins, or scaly anteaters, could be eaten out of existence if illegal hunting and poaching continue. In the latest update of the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, all eight pangolin species were listed as…

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  • New Hampshire man charged with kidnapping teen appears in court

    By Ted Siefer CONWAY N.H. (Reuters) - A 34-year-old-man appeared in court on Tuesday charged with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenager who mysteriously reappeared last week in the small mountain town of Conway after nine months. A judge ordered Nathaniel Kibby held on $1 million cash bail on a…

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  • 'Pawn Stars' TV star plans stores near famous shop

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" could soon have something better to do while waiting in line.

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  • Steven Seagal's Estonia gig nixed over pro-Russia stance

    Hollywood tough guy Steven Seagal has had his blues gig cancelled at a festival in Estonia following an uproar in this formerly-Soviet ruled Baltic state over the star's pro-Russia views, the authorities said Tuesday. Seagal is reported to back Russian President Vladimir Putin's March annexation of…

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  • Russia's Kalashnikov sends 'condolences' to sanction-struck U.S. consumers

    The Russian arms maker Kalashnikov expressed its sympathies on Tuesday to U.S. consumers who cannot buy the company's famous weapons because of U.S. sanctions over Ukraine. U.S. sanctions have struck some of Russia's most famous arms companies.

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  • The Romneys Took a Summer Vacation And It Was Amazing

    He’s reportedly worth around $250 million, so you might think Mitt Romney would opt for an opulent, luxurious vacation now that he’s out of the spotlight. Instead, the former presidential nominee, his wife, Ann, and five of their grandkids roughed it out in the “American...

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    Photos of the day - July 29, 2014 (53 photos)

    Smoke rises from Tuffah neighborhood after Israeli air strikes in Gaza City, an aerial view as the Costa Concordia undertakes one of her docking manoures in the harbor of Genoa and Indian Muslims take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque in New Delhi are some of…

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  • SON'S CLUMSINESS MAY HAVE A PHYSICAL CAUSE

    DEAR ABBY: In short, my son is a klutz -- to the point that it affects his self-confidence. He's different from everyone else in the family. Is being a klutz genetic? Is it permanent? He's not doing well academically, either. How can I help him? -- PARENT WHO CARES DEAR PARENT: One way to help your…

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  • Microsoft Gets a Mysterious Visit from Chinese Government Officials

    The Microsoft offices in China has a recent visit from Chinese government officials. The visits come shortly before the Xbox One goes on sale there. The government recently lifted a ban on gaming consoles, so this will be the first time Microsoft has been able to sell the consoles in China. …

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    Woman attacked in Brooklyn apartment building

    Police in Brooklyn are searching for two guys who attacked a woman in the elevator of her apartment building.

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  • Mom Charged With Felony For Letting Son Walk To Park Alone [VIDEO]

    A Florida mother says she is bewildered after she was arrested and charged with child neglect for letting her son walk to a nearby park alone. Gainey thought nothing of letting Dominic, her 7-year-old son, walk to Sportsman’s Park on Saturday. The park is about half a mile from Gainey’s home and it…

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  • Chinese officials cut corners with rectangular running track

    Chinese officials painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations for a visit by their superiors, state media reported Tuesday. "Leaders, this is the newly developed right-angled running track," wrote one poster on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo, imitating the tone of…

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  • Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship Revealed

    In July 2010, amid the gargantuan rebuilding effort at the site of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, construction workers halted the backhoes when they uncovered something unexpected just south of where the Twin Towers once stood. Now, a new report finds that tree rings in those…

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  • Awesome Kickstarter hit revolutionizes water balloon fights

    A new, interesting product is taking Kickstarter by storm – Tinnuss Enterprises’ Bunch O Balloons, which has already raised well over $600,000 with 23 days left in the campaign, or more than 60 times its initial funding goal. The purpose of Bunch of Balloons is quite simple: allow kids to quickly…

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  • U.S. judge says cannot seize Kurdish crude for now

    By Anna Driver and Kristen Hays HOUSTON (Reuters) - A high-stakes dispute over a tanker carrying $100 million in Iraqi Kurdish crude took a surprising turn on Tuesday when a U.S. judge said she lacked jurisdiction given the ship's distance from the Texas shore and urged that the case be settled in…

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  • Losing Iraq: A First Look at Frontline's New Documentary

    In 2003, the United States invaded Iraq to topple dictator Saddam Hussein. Today, two years after the last American combat forces left Iraq, the country is teetering on the edge of total chaos and threatening to pull the U.S. back into war. Losing Iraq, a new FRONTLINE documentary airing tonight…

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  • U.S. Universities With the Most International Students

    International Students Flock to These Universities

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  • BMW tops nominations for 2015 European car of the Year

    The annual award, one of the most prestigious in the automotive world is voted for by the continent's top motoring journalists and the ultimate winner will be revealed as part of the Geneva Motor Show on March 5.

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