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ISIS Supporter Moved To Jail After Box Cutter Found In His Halfway House Room

Tue, 2015-07-07 14:22

Abdullahi Yusuf, 19, had pleaded guilty to charges he tried to leave Minnesota and aid the self-proclaimed Islamic State. He says through his lawyer that the box cutter is not his.

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How To Eliminate Extreme Poverty In 169 Not-So-Easy Steps

Tue, 2015-07-07 13:57

The Millennium Development Goals, set in 2000, revolutionized the fight against poverty. Now the world is setting Sustainable Development Goals. But critics say there may be too many priorities.

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Carnival Expects to Begin Cruising To Cuba Next Year

Tue, 2015-07-07 13:49

The corporation has U.S. approval, and ships could head for Cuba beginning in May 2016. But travelers can't be just tourists. They have to fit into one of 12 government-established categories.

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Peruvians Love Their Chicha Street Art. The Government ... Not So Much

Tue, 2015-07-07 12:46

Walk down a street in Peru and you'll likely see an example of the glow-in-the-dark posters and murals. Lots of people love them. But the upper crust — and the government — aren't impressed.

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Texas Bikers Arrested After Waco Shootout Say They Are Innocent

Tue, 2015-07-07 12:35

Ester and Walt Weaver are among the 177 people jailed after a fight between rival motorcycle clubs in May. They say the guns they carried are legal and they weren't part of the clubs or the violence.

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Tea-Infused Sweets: Chocolate + Jasmine Tea Is A Match Made In Heaven

Tue, 2015-07-07 12:23

Smoky and floral brews can provide a kick of flavor to desserts, especially when blended with chocolate. Pastry chef Naomi Gallego shows us a few tricks for surprising the palate with tea.

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Lacking Votes, California Assembly Shelves Aid In Dying Bill

Tue, 2015-07-07 12:13

Proponents of a bill that would let doctors give dying people lethal prescriptions ran into opposition from Latino Democrats. Backers say they're not through trying for approval.

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LAPD Says It's Investigating Bill Cosby Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Tue, 2015-07-07 12:09

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says his department would investigate any sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby — even past the statute of limitations.

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Excellent: Harry Shearer To Return To 'The Simpsons' Cast

Tue, 2015-07-07 11:35

The man who provides the voice of Mr. Burns and many other characters had threatened to leave the show, which is heading into its 27th season.

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Malaysia Freezes Bank Accounts Amid Report Of Cash Transfers To Premier

Tue, 2015-07-07 11:23

Authorities investigating the troubled state investment fund traced nearly $700 million into Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank accounts, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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Air Force F-16 Collides With Cessna In Midair Close To Charleston, S.C.

Tue, 2015-07-07 10:55

The fighter jet was based at Shaw Air Force Base and had been flying close to Joint Base Charleston at the time of the collision. The F-16 pilot safely ejected.

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Heroin Use Surges, Especially Among Women And Whites

Tue, 2015-07-07 09:39

All told, more than half a million Americans used heroin in 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That represents a nearly 150 percent increase since 2007.

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Above The Law, A Militia Threatens To Push Burundi To The Brink

Tue, 2015-07-07 09:22

They like to cast themselves as Boy Scouts, but dress as police and often resort to violence to quell dissent in the run-up to a controversial election. A rare interview with one militia member.

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Why Sit-Down Meals May Be Just As Unhealthful As Fast Food

Tue, 2015-07-07 09:15

Fast-food restaurants are often demonized as the epitome of unhealthiness. But a study suggests sit-down joints may be no better when it comes to sodium, saturated fat and the risk of overeating.

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How One Israeli Educator Turned His School Around

Tue, 2015-07-07 09:03

A high school perched on a steep mountain in Israel has made a remarkable turnaround.

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Obama Administration Aims To Make Solar Power More Affordable

Tue, 2015-07-07 08:48

The White House is announcing a series of moves, including installing more solar energy units in federally subsidized housing, low cost loans for home owners and a program to help renters.

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The Cosby Revelation: How A Decade-Old Deposition Came To Light

Tue, 2015-07-07 08:09

A federal judge unsealed the deposition saying that comedian Bill Cosby has become a "public moralist" and as such gave up his right to privacy in this matter.

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More Mammograms May Not Always Mean Fewer Cancer Deaths

Tue, 2015-07-07 07:57

A comparison of women in 547 counties found that getting more women in for screening mammograms didn't lower death rates from breast cancer. More small cancers were found.

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In Final Vote, South Carolina Senate Moves To Take Down Confederate Flag

Tue, 2015-07-07 06:53

Tuesday's vote was widely seen as a formality; the S.C. Senate had voted 37-3 to advance the bill after its second reading Monday. The issue will now head to the House.

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Mayweather Is Stripped Of WBO Belt He Won From Pacquiao

Tue, 2015-07-07 06:00

The WBO title will now go to Timothy Bradley Jr., who had been named the interim title holder after he won a June 27 fight.

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