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D.C. tries to reinstate overturned handgun ban

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:34am

The District of Columbia asked a federal judge Monday to reconsider his July ruling that overturned D.C.’s ban on possessing handguns in public.

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Hormone may help protect brains of premature infants, study suggests

FOX News: Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:30am

A new study has found that a hormone often used to reduce the need for blood transfusions may also prevent brain injuries in premature babies.

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Smith & Wesson shares sink after firearm maker reports on 1Q, lowers outlook

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:27am
Smith & Wesson tumbled more than 12 percent before the opening bell Wednesday after the gunmaker reported a steep decline in quarterly earnings chopped its fiscal 2015 forecast.
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Nigeria delays start of school year amid Ebola outbreak

FOX News: Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:16am

Nigerian officials ordered all schools to remain closed until October, as the country grapples with a deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus blamed for more than 1,400 deaths in West Africa.

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Pricey hotel suite pays tribute to famous Boston dive bar that hosted Ramones, Metallica

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:15am
One of Boston's swankiest hotels is paying tribute to a dingy, but legendary, rock club.
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Welcome to Franklin, Va., population 8,638 — and one mine-resistant vehicle

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:14am

Not too far from Hampton Roads and just nine miles north of the North Carolina border, the rural city of Franklin, Va., is home to farmland, 8,638 people and one military-grade, mine-resistant vehicle.

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Alibaba June Quarter Sales Jump

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:14am
The Chinese e-commerce giant's quarterly revenue jumped 46.3% to $2.54 billion due to an increase in domestic sales.
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5 tips for raising a healthy eater

FOX News: Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:14am

While it’s important for parents to keep an eye on how much food their child eats, here are some ways to help a child develop healthy food values and eating habits.

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Amid Ebola fears, French government asks Air France to stop Freetown flights

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:11am
France's government is asking Air France to suspend flights to the largest city in Sierra Leone in response to the Ebola epidemic in the region that has killed more than 1,400 people.
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Teen impaled by golf club in freak frat party accident

FOX News: Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:04am
At a cookout Aug.19 during rush at an Arkansas State University frat house, a college kid hit a football, thrown by a friend, with a golf club.
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Couples who smoke marijuana together are less violent: study

FOX News: Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:03am
It isn't called a peace pipe for nothing.
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Washington river freed after world's biggest-ever dam removal

FOX News: SciTech - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:02am
The biggest dam-removal project in history is complete and Washington state's Elwha River is running freely for the first time in more than a century.
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'I Don't Take Insurance' Not Always a Doctor Deal Breaker

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:00am
Consumers trying to decipher the difference between doctors that do and don't take insurance have to ask a lot of questions to figure out how to manage their bills.
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Chiquita and Fyffes say proposed merger will save it more money than it expected

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:56am
Two weeks after rejecting a takeover bid out of Brazil, Chiquita says it's identified still more cost savings in a proposed tie-up with the Irish fruit company Fyffes.
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Moldova inaugurates new gas pipeline, will get gas from Romania to lessen dependence on Russia

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:54am
A new pipeline has been opened that will pump gas from Romania to Moldova in an attempt to reduce the former Soviet republic's dependence on Russian energy.
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Spiders clog vent lines, forcing Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:51am
Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars.
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For first time in US, crocodile bites humans

FOX News: SciTech - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:50am
Alejandro Jimenez, 26, and Lisset Rendon, 23, went for a swim at 2:30am Sunday in a Florida canal during a house party ... and exited the water with the honor of being the first people in the US bitten by an American crocodile.
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California looks to ban Confederate flag

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:47am

California is looking to bar the “Stars and Bars.”

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