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Values Collide In Texas Over 'Open Carry' Protests

Thu, 2014-06-05 08:43

Texan gun advocates have been visibly bringing guns into stores and restaurants as part of "open carry" protests, but some business owners are unhappy. What does this mean for Texas gun politics?

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Pope Replaces Financial Watchdog's Board

Thu, 2014-06-05 08:06

The five Italians who were replaced were associated with the Vatican's discredited old guard. The new members are from four countries, and include a former Bush administration official.

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At 'Pestaurant,' Grasshopper Burgers Win Over Eaters Who Say 'Yuck'

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:53

A pest control company and a venerable Washington, D.C., grill teamed up to offer gourmet bugs to anyone who'd try them. The selection included roasted crickets, spiced mealworms and ant lollipops.

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'Open Carry' Gun Laws Spark Texas Backlash

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:46

The unnerving presence of young men carrying big guns in fast food restaurants and retail stores is causing consternation — even in firearm-friendly Texas.

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Manhunt Underway In Canada After 3 Police Officers Killed

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:45

Residents have been asked to stay indoors as police search for the gunman. A 24-year-old suspect has been identified in shootings that took place Wednesday night in New Brunswick.

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Saudi Arabia To Test Camels And Livestock For MERS

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:45

Now that it's clear that camels can infect humans with Middle East respiratory syndrome, Saudi Arabian officials are expanding testing of the animals in the country.

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Chicago Conference Is The Latest In Tech Sexism Hall Of Shame

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:28

Creating another sore spot for an industry under scrutiny for lack of inclusiveness, Techweek Chicago sends out a party invite featuring scantily clad women in provocative poses, then apologizes.

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In A First For Britain, A Secret Trial For Terrorism Suspects

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:45

The trial, due to begin June 16, involves two men whose names and alleged offenses are being kept under wraps. U.K. media are calling it a "casting aside of the centuries-old doctrine of open courts."

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Riding 'The Beast' Across Mexico To The U.S. Border

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:44

As many as a half-million undocumented immigrants, including more and more children, make dangerous 1,450-mile trips atop this network of freight trains each year.

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Body Found Miles From Sunken South Korean Ferry

Thu, 2014-06-05 06:16

Nearly two months after the disaster in South Korea, the death toll now stands at 289 and 15 people are still unaccounted for.

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GM Review Found 'History Of Failures' In Ignition Switch Debacle, CEO Says

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:24

Saying an internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall left her "deeply saddened and disturbed," GM CEO Mary Barra says the company has fired 15 people in response to the report.

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The Birds And The Bees ... And iPads

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:03

Three-fourths of parents say the Internet is forcing them to have "the talk" earlier.

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Baseball Man Don Zimmer Dies, Ending An Epic Sports Career

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:59

His big-league career began in the 1950s and included the most recent Yankees dynasty. Baseball is mourning Don Zimmer today, remembering a man who loved the game that loved him back.

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Central African Republic Bans Texting, Citing Need For Order

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:53

The poor country has been plagued by political turmoil and Muslim-Christian fighting. The government cut off texting amid a new round of violent protests and calls for a general strike.

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A Master's In Media...From Conde Nast?

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:03

Architectural Digest, Wired, Vogue, Gourmet...why a magazine brand is getting into the education business.

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Cave-Dwelling In Spain Offers A Welcome Inconvenience

Thu, 2014-06-05 03:48

In the province of Granada in Southern Spain, thousands of people live completely unplugged in caverns. The caves have been a place of refuge for centuries. Now they provide a new kind of escape.

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Bergdahl's Hometown Cancels Celebration Of His Return

Thu, 2014-06-05 03:29

Organizers of a rally held in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's honor while he was a prisoner say they're canceling this year's event, citing backlash over the prisoner swap that freed him.

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Book News: Experimental Debut Novel Wins Prestigious Baileys Prize

Thu, 2014-06-05 03:05

Also: A book at one of Harvard's libraries is "without a doubt bound in human skin"; J.K. Rowling has released an excerpt of her new novel.

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As Brazil Barrels Toward World Cup, Brazilians Aren't Feeling It

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:34

The games are just a week away, and enthusiasm is low. Stadiums aren't finished, infrastructure is incomplete, and there have been protests. According to one Brazilian soccer fan, "We didn't deliver."

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A Year After Snowden, U.S. Tech Losing Trust Overseas

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:32

It's not every day that an industry in hypergrowth loses trust with its customers in a big way. That's what has happened with American companies in cloud computing such as Cisco.

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