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African Emoji CEO: Apple 'Missed The Whole Point' With Its Diverse Emojis

Wed, 2015-02-25 09:33

Alpesh Patel released the first-ever set of black emoticons last year. He says Apple still has a long way to go.

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Toronto Police Try To Uncover Riddle Of Mystery Tunnel

Wed, 2015-02-25 08:48

Police are asking for public's help to discover who built a large tunnel in north Toronto. The discovery, ahead of this summer's Pan American and Parapan Am Games, is fueling security concerns.

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Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing Fish

Wed, 2015-02-25 08:32

At issue was whether the discarding after a raid of undersized red grouper violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The justices said the law, passed in the wake of the Enron scandal, didn't apply to fish.

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Rep. Boehner: House Has 'Done Its Job' On Homeland Security Funding

Wed, 2015-02-25 08:15

House Speaker John Boehner says he's waiting for the Senate to act to stave off a shutdown for the Department of Homeland Security, which is slated to run out of money Friday.

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Workers Sue Daimler Trucks In Oregon, Alleging Racial Discrimination

Wed, 2015-02-25 08:10

The African-American plaintiffs say they were threatened with violence and harassed by white co-workers at a Daimler Trucks plant in Portland.

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Secret Service To Fly Drones Over Washington, D.C.

Wed, 2015-02-25 07:29

The decision to test drones over the nation's capital comes shortly after an unmanned aircraft landed on the White House lawn.

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Produce Pride: Showing The Love With Vegetable Tattoos

Wed, 2015-02-25 07:07

Vegetable tattoos, both temporary and permanent, can make for beautiful body art. Some enthusiasts are hoping to use them to encourage healthy, seasonal eating.

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Netanyahu's Talk 'Destructive' To U.S.-Israel Ties, Susan Rice Says

Wed, 2015-02-25 06:19

The national security adviser says the Republican invitation to Israel's prime minister to address Congress – and his acceptance of it – has "injected a degree of partisanship" into relations.

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Please Don't Let An Earthquake Hit When I'm In The Shower

Wed, 2015-02-25 06:17

Kathmandu is ranked number one for the risk a major earthquake poses to its residents. The "Earthquake Lady" tries to ensure that everyone is prepared for the big one.

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May I Move My Son Off My Insurance So He Can Buy On The Exchange?

Wed, 2015-02-25 05:58

Young adult children may have more options than their parents in choosing health coverage. So they may want to go their separate ways when shopping for insurance.

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Inglewood Approves Plan For NFL Stadium, In Deal Involving Rams Owner

Wed, 2015-02-25 05:57

The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," KPCC reports.

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'2014 Was A Catastrophic Year,' Amnesty International Says

Wed, 2015-02-25 04:26

The group faults the U.S. on a range of issues, including the use of excessive force by police. It also says governments "must stop pretending the protection of civilians is beyond their power."

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France Warns Russia And Its Allies Not To Advance On Ukrainian Port City

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:24

The foreign ministers of the four signatories to the Minsk ceasefire agreement met in Paris to discuss the fighting in Ukraine. Kiev worries the separatists' next target will be Mariupol.

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Preventing Suicide With A 'Contagion Of Strength'

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:08

A suicide prevention program trains middle and high school students as peer mentors — shaping school culture and behavior around pillars of support.

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'Torture Report' Reshapes Conversation In Guantanamo Courtroom

Tue, 2015-02-24 23:57

Last year's release of a Senate report on CIA interrogation practices means lawyers for the accused Sept. 11 plotters can now discuss in court the treatment they say their clients endured.

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D.C. Bible Museum Will Be Immersive Experience, Organizers Say

Tue, 2015-02-24 23:53

Just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, construction is underway for the Museum of the Bible, which will hold about 40,000 biblical artifacts from the family of Hobby Lobby president Steve Green.

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Recruiting Better Talent With Brain Games And Big Data

Tue, 2015-02-24 23:50

Some companies are using surveys or brain games to assess what kind of workers candidates are. Employers say the tests can help reduce turnover and surface talent recruiters might otherwise overlook.

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Guilty Verdict Returned In 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

Tue, 2015-02-24 18:44

Ex-Marine Eddie Ray Routh was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing former U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, whose bestseller autobiography became the award-winning movie, and a friend.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff In Re-Election Bid

Tue, 2015-02-24 18:26

The one-time White House chief of staff will face off against a longtime county commissioner in April.

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Rebuffs Senate Democrats' Meeting Request

Tue, 2015-02-24 17:01

Senators Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin had invited Benjamin Netanyahu for a closed-door meeting during his trip to Washington next week. Netanyahu was invited to speak to Congress by Republicans.

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