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California lightning strikes 14 people in one day

07.27.2014 18:54   17 views   0 comments

More than a dozen people struck by lightening at Venice Beach in a single afternoon, killing one and leaving another critically injured Read more »

Plane crash-lands on US beach killing father and injuring daughter

07.27.2014 17:58   19 views   0 comments
Tags: Florida, Plans

Light aircraft forced in to emergency landing on Florida beach hits man and his daughter, killing the father and leaving the young girl in critical condition Read more »

Israel-Gaza conflict: Obama and Pope call for peace as child death toll rises
Israel-Gaza conflict: Pope begs for peace as child death toll rises
He's arrogant, tough, insecure and charming - but he has such bright blue eyes: Hilary Clinton's verdict on Vladimir Putin
He's arrogant, tough, insecure and charming - but he has such bright blue eyes: Hillary Clinton's verdict on Vladimir Putin
'John Kerry is an alien, an ongoing embarrassment': what Israel thinks of US secretary of state
Indian temple admits women for first time in 900-year history
British diplomats attacked during evacuation from Libyan embassy
More misery for MH17 families as fighting erupts around crash site in east Ukraine

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U.N. Security Council Calls For Humanitarian Cease-Fire In Gaza

07.27.2014 21:25   11 views   0 comments

The call for a cease-fire follows new attacks launched by Israel and Hamas despite going back and forth over proposals for another temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting. Read more »

On The Eve Of Ramadan's End, Fighting Resumes In Gaza

07.27.2014 14:02   77 views   0 comments
Tags: Wall, Israel

Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan. Read more »

What Makes This Fight In Gaza Different From The Others?
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With Judges Overriding Death Penalty Cases, Alabama Is An Outlier
Vincenzo Nibali First Italian In 15 Years To Win Tour De France
U.S.: Satellite Images Show Russian Rockets Hitting Ukraine
Judges Overturns D.C. Ban On Handguns In Public
Smartsongs: Refrains The Brain Retains
Birth Of 100-Millionth Person In Philippines Greeted With Joy, Concern

The Millennials' Moment: Why 2014 Does Matter

07.27.2014 14:14   78 views   0 comments

When Senator Barack Obama was elected in 2008 with a majority vote over Republican Senator John McCain, he was heralded as a possibly transformational President -- potentially in the same category as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan. I know that argument well. I was one of the pundits making the case. It seemed very simple then: like his two iconic predecessors, Mr. Obama’s election created a new demographic coalition, one so radically different than before and one that would surely dominate the national landscape for at least a generation. Not only did he receive the solid majority of Hispanics, African Americans, and Asian Americans, but he was dominant among younger voters and the growing – strategically located – Creative Class. Read more »

Obamacare: The Bait-And-Switch Double Whammy
Faithful John Boehner To Faithless Barack Obama: Checkmate?
Faithful John Boehner To Faithless Barack Obama: Checkmate?
Sajid Javid: The Next Prime Minister of Great Britain?
The Real Reason For The Seattle Minimum Wage Fight

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Soho China Will Open Zaha Hadid Buildings In Beijing, Shanghai In Sept.

07.27.2014 21:20   11 views   0 comments

Soho China, the Beijing real estate developer whose billionaire founders Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin have been in the news this month for donating $100 million for scholarships, will formally open two new buildings in China designed by award-winning architect Zaha Hadid in September. Read more »

You Don't Need Permission to Change Careers
How To Work Much Faster
Two Disappearing Chairmen At Hong Kong Stock Exchange Underscore Investment, Governance Risks
Anatomy of a TV Drama: Inside WGN America's 'Manhattan' With 'The West Wing's' Thomas Schlamme
2014 Luxury Watches Have Final US Preview Before Their Release

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Machine Learning: LG’s Snappy G3 Phone Is Poised to Test Rivals

07.27.2014 18:44   25 views   0 comments
Tags: Tech

The many enhancements of the new device could help LG, not widely thought of in the U.S. as a maker of high-end smartphones, challenge its rivals. Read more »

Can Reddit Grow Up?
Bits Blog: Challenges for Amazon’s Cloud Computing Hopes
Bits Blog: How to Charge Your Phone in 15 Minutes
Bits Blog: When Digital Art Is Suitable for Framing
Bits Blog: Bill to Legalize Unlocking Cellphones Passes Congress

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Gas Station Robbery -- THWARTED BY MMA CHAMP ... Hero Praised By Dana White

07.27.2014 21:13   9 views   0 comments
Tags: Which, Days, Head, Just, Full

The semi-pro MMA fighter who beat the crap out of 3 would-be gas station robbers in Texas is being hailed as a hero ... by none other than UFC honcho Dana White. The hero is Mayura Dissanyake -- who was working at Fuel Depot in Houston on July 10…

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Impact Wrestling -- CANCELLED By Spike TV
Young Money -- Yes, We're In Business with Cristiano Ronaldo!
Mally Mall -- I'm Siding With Palestine ... In Middle East Conflict
Comic Con Accident -- 'Zombies' Say They Were Peaceful
Lily Allen -- Police Investigation Launched Over Prank Handcuff Pic

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