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U.K. Approves Joining Anti-ISIS Airstrikes In Iraq

Fri, 2014-09-26 03:38

The parliamentary vote comes after Prime Minister David Cameron urged MPs to authorize participation, saying the self-declared Islamic State poses a "clear and proven" danger to his country.

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Everything Dies, Right? But Does Everything Have To Die? Here's A Surprise

Fri, 2014-09-26 03:03

Meet two animals. Both are teeny. Both live in water. Both mature extra fast. But while one dies in about a week, the other — well, prepare to be amazed.

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Everything Dies, Right? But Does Everything Have To Die? Here's A Surprise

Fri, 2014-09-26 03:03

Meet two animals. Both are teeny. Both live in water. Both mature extra fast. But while one dies in about a week, the other — well, prepare to be amazed.

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Former Fed Bank Examiner Says Secret Tapes Show Fed Leniency

Fri, 2014-09-26 01:06

The former Fed employee recorded 46 hours of meetings using a small device on her keychain. The concern, says ProPublica reporter Jake Bernstein, is the Fed may be too cozy with banks it oversees.

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Promised Help To Fight Ebola Arriving At 'Speed Of A Turtle'

Thu, 2014-09-25 23:33

The head of a leading aid group warned the United Nations that the situation in West Africa is desperate. U.N. officials said they're getting help on the ground as quickly as possible.

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Ex-Con, Future Congressman? Former Gov. Edwin Edwards Campaigns Again

Thu, 2014-09-25 23:32

The 87-year-old Louisiana Democrat, famous for his charm, his philandering and his shaky ethical standards, is out of federal prison — and making a bid for Congress in a heavily Republican district.

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Despite A Bumpy Tenure, Holder Had A Broad Impact

Thu, 2014-09-25 23:31

Between clashes with Congress on Operation Fast and Furious and U.S.-based trials for Sept. 11 suspects, the attorney general advanced civil rights priorities and reached several landmark settlements.

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Photos: Jeter Leaves Yankee Stadium With One Last Game-Winning Hit

Thu, 2014-09-25 21:11

Derek Jeter's single in the ninth inning propelled the Yankees over Baltimore 6-5 on Thursday night in his last game at Yankee Stadium. The retiring shortstop has played 20 seasons with the team.

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As Finances Stabilize, Detroit's Elected Officials Retake Reins

Thu, 2014-09-25 18:26

The city's state-appointed emergency manager officially signed his remaining powers over to the mayor and city council on Thursday. The deals he reached since March 2013 wiped out $7 billion in debt.

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Alaska Is Rattled By 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake

Thu, 2014-09-25 15:33

The quake, while strong, was very deep so its damage was limited to overturned shelves and broken ceiling tiles.

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One Sculptor's Answer To WWI Wounds: Plaster, Copper And Paint

Thu, 2014-09-25 14:27

World War I left many soldiers with disfiguring scars. For those whose faces were no longer recognizable, an American artist, Anna Coleman Ladd, sculpted masks to cover their injuries.

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New York Mayor Says There Is No 'Specific, Credible' Threat Against City

Thu, 2014-09-25 13:11

Earlier, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country had uncovered a plot against New York City's subway system. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was no evidence of a plot.

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Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Thu, 2014-09-25 13:09

In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.

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Rouhani: Western Powers Have Helped Globalize Terrorism

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:28

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told the U.N. that the solution to the problem of ISIS now must involve the region. He also said resolving the Iran nuclear issue could lead to greater cooperation.

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Solar Advocates Fight Utilities Over Grid Access

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:28

Across the country the solar industry is battling utilities over the financial details of feeding electricity from renewable resources back into the power grid.

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Islamic State Defector: 'If You Turn Against ISIS, They Will Kill You'

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:12

A Syrian defector from the self-proclaimed Islamic State says he had happy moments when he first joined the militants. But he began to see brutality and cruelty that was impossible for him to support.

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Families Want Federal Investigations Into Black Men's Deaths

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:07

Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last month. Eric Garner died in July after being placed in a chokehold by a New York officer. Their families say they want justice.

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50 Years Ago, A Fluid Border Made The U.S. 1 Square Mile Smaller

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:49

Since Texas became a state, the Rio Grande has marked the border between the U.S. and Mexico. But, like rivers do, it moved. In 1964, the U.S. finally gave back 437 acres of land.

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Spain's Abortion Debate Shakes Government That Pledged To Ban It

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:35

Supporters and opponents of abortion have taken turns taking to the streets. After months of protests, the conservative prime minister has dropped his plan to enact a strict anti-abortion law.

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On The Cusp: 11-Year-Olds Around The World Share Their Wisdom

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:12

Age 11 is when you're most passionate and optimistic, says Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey. So she created a documentary looking at the world through the eyes of 11-year-olds in 15 countries.

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