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Grieving Father of Slain Journalist Vows to Fight for Gun Control

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The father of a Virginia journalist who was gunned down during a live TV broadcast on Wednesday morning delivered an emotional and devastating message about gun laws on Fox News.

These two unlikely candidates are dominating the race for small donors

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Political campaigns often try to portray themselves as driven by grassroots support, but they face a formidable obstacle: Most Americans don't ever make a campaign donation. Even Barack Obama, renowned ...

19 heartbreaking photos of Hurricane Katrina's aftermath

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Without having been there—actually seeing it for yourself in person—it's hard to comprehend just how hard Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, particularly the Lower Ninth Ward. When the levees broke,

Tesla With ‘Insane Mode’ Busts Curve on Consumer Reports Ratings

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A Model S P85D on display at the Tesla Motors retail store in San Jose, California. Tesla Motors Inc.’s all-wheel-drive version of the battery-powered Model S, the P85D, earned a ...

Food Wastage Footprint 2

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Consumer Comfort in U.S. Improves to Five-Week High on Finances

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Consumer confidence in the U.S. improved to a five-week high, buoyed by more positive views about personal finances and the buying climate. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rose to 42 ...

Statement of the Executive Director of UN Women for the 500th day since the Chibok kidnappings

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Five hundred days ago, in the town of Chibok, northern Nigeria, Borno state, over 200 girls were abducted from their hostel by Boko Haram. The few who have returned are ...

Zambia to host 1st girl's summit to end child marriage

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LUSAKA, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Zambian government has offered to host a girls' summit aimed at finding ways of ending child marriage on the African continent, the African Union ...

Four reasons why Joe Biden entering the race will help Bernie Sanders

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The politerati are getting a slight break from Trumpalooza these days, thanks to the Biden Bump. The veep has been actively discussing a possible presidential run with Democratic donors and ...

Google Hopes Open Source Will Give Its Cloud A Path To The Enterprise

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“Google is not an enterprise company and we are trying to become cognizant of what the enterprise needs,” Craig McLuckie, Google’s product manager in charge of its Kubernetes and Google ...

Donald Trump Says He Wants to Raise Taxes on Himself

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Republican front-runner Donald Trump began to flesh out his economic vision for America, and it includes raising taxes on the wealthy. Trump said during a Wednesday interview on Bloomberg's With ...

Looking beyond urban cycling: How Metro Vancouver is retrofitting its suburbs

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For the past seven years, the City of Vancouver has been forging the way in providing sustainable transportation options to its citizens, including working towards a complete AAA (‘All Ages ...

Atlanta-Area Family Terrorized With Repeated Hate Crime Attacks

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A family from the Atlanta area has been under terrorized repeatedly following the Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality. In the latest attack, their car was torched while ...

Next-generation X-ray source fires up

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Swedish synchrotron promises to open up new avenues for researchers. Sweden's MAX-IV laboratory will host the first two 'fourth-generation' light sources. Electrons have begun circulating in a synchrotron in Lund,

Breaking news: Kids don't like to eat vegetables

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Excellent news! We have new research on whether kids like to eat vegetables: The Agriculture Department rolled out new requirements in the 2012 school year that mandated that children who ...

Instagram Thinks Outside The Square, Now Allows Landscape And Portrait Photos And Videos

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One in five photos or videos on Instagram show up with annoying whitespace around them because people use other apps to letterbox their landscape or portrait imagery to fit in ...

U.S. Stocks Rise as Investors Look for Floor After 6-Day Selloff

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U.S. stocks advanced, amid their steepest losing streak in four years, as investors made another go at finding a floor after yesterday’s early rally evaporated. New York Fed Bank President ...

A new loophole has allowed the GOP to out-fundraise Dems by a 10-to-1 margin

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Last December, the outgoing Congress slipped language into a spending bill that created a loophole allowing donors to make much larger contributions to political parties. Both parties supported the rule ...

How Eric Ripert Became a Restaurant Legend Without Working Himself to Death

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Schmoozing his way through Central Park. Gray-lambskin leather jacket and gray cashmere hoodie by Dolce & Gabbana, $4,950 and $2,245; Collins pants in worn iron by J Brand, $258; ...

How to fight big ag by drinking really good tequila

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The Suburban surged and swerved, rattling across potholes and rocketing over heaves in the sun-scorched asphalt. At the wheel, Adolfo Murillo smiled with pride. "This road we're on here," he ...

Here's what America would look like if we enacted Donald Trump's immigration plan

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After launching his presidential bid by calling Mexican immigrants "rapists," Donald Trump last week unveiled his plan for immigration reform: He'd "take back our country," as he put it on ...

Biohackers gear up for genome editing

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Amateurs are ready and able to try the CRISPR technique for rewriting genes. Biohackers such as Johan Sosa are exploring the creative potential of molecular biology. A complete lack of ...

Hungary scrambles to confront record migrant influx

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ROSZKE, Hungary Hungary made plans on Wednesday to reinforce its southern border with helicopters, mounted police and dogs, and was also considering using the army as record numbers of migrants,

How Wall Street Is Losing Talent to Cleveland

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Wall Street banks have been bleeding talent to hedge funds, buyout firms and technology companies. Now they’re facing another predator: smaller lenders in states like Ohio and Rhode Island. U.S.

Goldman Looked Back at How the Fed Usually Reacts to Declines in the Stock Market

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Many people are wondering how the selloff in equities will affect the Fed. Goldman Sachs, which expects the first rate hike to come in December, took a look at how ...

Watch "Inside The Fifth Beatle" Full Documentary Free

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Google’s Container Engine For Running Docker Containers On Its Cloud Platform Is Now Generally Avaiable

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Google’s Container Engine, its service for running and managing Docker containers on its cloud platform using its open source Kubernetes system, is now out of beta and generally available. This ...

Europe Stocks Erase Losses, Are Little Changed as Betfair Gains

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European stocks reversed earlier losses as U.S. index futures rose. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added less than 0.1 percent at 1:37 p.m. in London. It further pared declines as ...

Millipede Genitals, Now in Glorious 3-D!

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It’s blue, its name is “avatar,” and it’s virtual. But it’s not a 10-foot-tall humanoid alien; it’s a new millipede species, and the first to be a “cybertype.” Ommatoiulus avatar ...

Migrant crisis: “Let’s not pretend Europe’s response is working”

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GENEVA (25 August 2015) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau, today called on the European Union to establish a human rights-based, coherent ...

Art Collectors Were Busy in Market Rout Looking for Liquidity

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Art dealer Asher Edelman’s vacation in Comporta, Portugal, was interrupted Monday by inquiries from clients as global equities plunged. Some asked about borrowing against their art collections from Edelman’s art-financing ...

Orders for U.S. Capital Goods Climbed in July by Most in a Year

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Orders for capital goods increased in July by the most in more than a year, showing corporate spending was finding its footing prior to the turmoil in financial markets. Bookings ...

Why So Many People Have Pets

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People have an innate interest in other species, but we like having pets for a variety of social reasons On my 10th birthday, I got a puppy. I was so ...

WATCH: Stunning feeding frenzy footage captures dolphin teaching youngsters how to FISH

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The spectacular video shows off a genuine fish school as the youngsters try to copy the adult's tactics of the hunt.Taken from an aerial view, it gives an insight into ...

Guru Rinpoche Empowerments – Aug 29

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KPC Spiritual Director, Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo is pleased to announce the return of Khenpo Tenzin Norgay for an upcoming visit. Khenpo Tenzin Norgay was born in Bhutan and trained at ...

5 Black Owned California Wineries to Visit Instead of the Wine Train

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Over the weekend, 11 women—10 Black, one white—were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train after a customer complained the book club members were too loud. According to one of ...

Syrian Refugees: What Happens When They Get Where They're Going?

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More than 10,000 refugees and others have arrived in Serbia, the UN Refugee Agency said Tuesday, after many of them boarded boats in Turkey headed for Greece, then crossed northward ...

The rich Irish Sea habitat 'is under threat from overfishing'

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Stocks of fish including cod, whiting and sole have fallen due to prawn fishing A habitat as diverse as that in the Amazon rainforest will face ecological disaster unless the ...

Feds to Traffic Engineers: Use Our Money to Build Protected Bike Lanes

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The feds say there’s no excuse not to use federal funding on designs like protected bike lanes. The Federal Highway Administration wants to clear the air: Yes, state and local ...

Ted Cruz's Insane Dad: 'The Devil Overplayed His Hand' with Gay Marriage Ruling

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Rafael Cruz, the rabidly homophobic birther father of tea party firebrand Senator Ted Cruz, said at a recent gathering in Georgia that the devil “overplayed his hand” with the Supreme ...

Personal Gain Driving Efforts to Ship Utah Coal Through Port Of Oakland

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Last April, when plans to ship coal through the old Oakland Army Base became public, Phil Tagami, the master developer of the base, came under fire from local officials and ...

Almost None of the Women in the Ashley Madison Database Ever Used the Site

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When hacker group Impact Team released the Ashley Madison data, they asserted that “thousands” of the women’s profiles were fake. Later, this number got blown up in news stories that ...

Hispanics really, really hate Donald Trump

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Gallup posted a pretty dramatic chart today. It shows net favorability among Hispanics for the Republican presidential candidates, and for 16 of them it ranges from +11 (Jeb Bush) to ...

Women in Male-Dominated Jobs Have More Stress

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Women working in jobs dominated by men have high levels of interpersonal stress that could harm their health, shows a new study presented at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting.

2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard: Still Measuring Urban Travel Conditions Incorrectly

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Today the Texas Transportation Institute released the 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard, an annual report that measures the intensity of traffic congestion in 370 U.S. cities. As with previous editions, it ...

Salad Seems Really Virtuous, Right? It's Not.

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Nothing quite promises dietary virtue like the wall of boxed salad greens you'll find in a typical supermarket produce section: plump little plastic clamshells, often adorned with words like "superfood," ...

Dozens of refugees found dead in truck in Austria

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Up to 50 refugees have been found dead in a truck in Austria, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Balkan leaders gathered in Vienna to decide on how to tackle ...

Reality Checks: Is Toronto's Documentary Market About To Boom?

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By Anthony Kaufman | Indiewire Wed Aug 26 10:00:00 EDT 2015 Michael Moore's latest political entertainment "Where To Invade Next?" is sure to be the biggest documentary event at this ...

US reporter and cameraman shot dead during live report

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A reporter and a cameraman for a local CBS affiliate in the US state of Virginia have been shot dead at close range during a live broadcast. Shots could be ...

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