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New Crash Test Dummy To Gain Pounds To Reflect Fatalities Among Obese

Thu, 2014-10-30 08:37

Obese occupants of a vehicle are up to 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash than someone of average weight, says the CEO of Humanetics, the world's largest maker of crash test dummies.

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GDP Posts Strong 3.5 Percent Growth Rate In 3rd Quarter

Thu, 2014-10-30 08:15

The economy performed better-than-expected in the July-September period, after making a 4.6 percent jump in the second quarter of the year.

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Apps Aim To Guide You On 'Sustainable Food' (Whatever That Means)

Thu, 2014-10-30 08:04

Consumers who care about how their food is produced have a growing number of apps they can turn to at the supermarket. The problem? Nailing down just what sustainability means when it comes to food.

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Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:23

In an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook comes out by saying he's proud to be gay and his silence was a matter of personal privacy. Two other publicly traded U.S. companies have publicly gay CEOs.

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Palestinians Condemn Closure Of Disputed Religious Site In Jerusalem

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:15

Israel closed the Temple Mount, holy to both Muslims and Jews, following an assassination attempt against a Jewish activist who wants Jews to be able to pray at the site. The site will be open Friday.

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Why It's OK To Worry About Ebola, And What's Truly Scary

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:58

Public health officials are telling us not to freak out about Ebola in the United States. But fear is what motivates people to protect themselves from danger. When should we worry?

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Maine's Gov. Threatens Legal Action To Force Nurse Into Quarantine

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:24

Kaci Hickox, who tested negative for Ebola and says she is asymptomatic, defied Gov. Paul LePage by setting off on a morning bike ride with her boyfriend.

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Moving Past The Password, But At What Cost?

Thu, 2014-10-30 05:28

Apps working with a new Twitter service would simply ask for your phone number instead of a password. In exchange, the company would get some of the most valuable information about you.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay

Thu, 2014-10-30 05:04

The head of the world's most iconic technology company says that although his sexual orientation has been no secret among friends and colleagues, now is the time to publicly acknowledge it.

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Navajo Nation Presidential Candidate Suspends Campaign

Thu, 2014-10-30 04:36

After the latest in a flurry of decisions on whether his lack of fluency in the Navajo language disqualifies him from the presidential ballot, Chris Deschene's candidacy is now in limbo.

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VIDEO: You Don't Know Jack-O'-Lanterns

Thu, 2014-10-30 04:25

Explore the guts and glory of pumpkin science with Skunk Bear's latest video.

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Angry Mob Sets Fire To Parliament In Burkina Faso

Thu, 2014-10-30 03:41

Angered at an impending vote to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-old rule, protesters also reportedly set fire to the ruling party's headquarters in the capital, Ouagadougou.

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Tunisia's Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

Thu, 2014-10-30 03:09

The Nidda Tounes (Tunisia Calls) party won just under 40 percent of the seats, beating out the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.

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Keep On Drillin'? Santa Barbara Prepares To Vote On Oil Future

Thu, 2014-10-30 00:46

Measure P in California's Santa Barbara County asks voters to ban controversial oil and gas drilling methods such as hydraulic fracturing. To date, the oil industry has spent $7 million to defeat it.

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With Limited Gains, U.S. Bombing Campaign Faces Growing Criticism

Thu, 2014-10-30 00:46

U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State began nearly three months ago, yet there have been relatively few changes on the battlefield. Many analysts say the U.S. effort may not be sufficient.

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EU's New Competition Chief Could Shake Up Google Antitrust Case

Thu, 2014-10-30 00:46

Nearly 20 companies have filed antitrust complaints against Google in Europe since 2009. Under the new commissioner, the company could face more formal charges and billions of dollars in fines.

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World Series: Madison Bumgarner Carries Giants To 3rd Title In 5 Years

Wed, 2014-10-29 19:23

Madison Bumgarner won Game 1 of this World Series, throwing seven innings and giving up one run. He won Game 5 with a complete game shutout. On Wednesday night, on two days' rest, he finished the job.

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WATCH: On Sandy Anniversary, Gov. Chris Christie Faces Off With Heckler

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:36

Christie, known for fierce confrontations with detractors, finished this particular exchange by saying, "Sit down and shut up."

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Inventor Of 'Operation' Game Says He Can't Afford His Own Operation

Wed, 2014-10-29 15:32

John Spinello missed out on a lot of money, because he sold his patent for the legendary game for just $500. Over the past few years, things have been rough for Spinello.

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FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers About 'Unlimited' Data Plans

Wed, 2014-10-29 15:05

The Federal Trade Commission says AT&T slowed data speeds for 3.5 million customers, sometimes up to 90 percent.

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