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Giant Floating Wind Turbine Can Withstand 65-Foot Waves

5 hours 39 min ago
Japan has constructed the world's largest floating wind turbine, a 344-foot structure that is billed as being able to withstand 65-foot waves.









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Murky Rules Boost Political Party 'Slush Funds'

6 hours 4 min ago
Lawyers say the money could legally pay for some election-related costs such as opposition research and data mining.









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Israel OKs Jailing Jews Without Trial for 'Terrorism'

6 hours 21 min ago
Israel's security cabinet approved on Sunday the detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians without trial.









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Worker Loses Foot in 3rd Escalator Mishap in a Week

6 hours 22 min ago
The incident came just six days after a 30-year-old woman was killed by an escalator at another mall in the central city of Jingzhou.









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Florida Man Hooks 412-Pound Grouper on Paddle Board

6 hours 40 min ago
A Florida man reeled in a 7-foot Goliath grouper while riding a paddle board.









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'It's Crazy Out Here': 19 Shot Over Weekend in NYC

6 hours 53 min ago
A deadly weekend of gun violence in New York City left three people dead and 16 others wounded.









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Mexican Photojournalist Found Beaten, Shot in the Head

7 hours 14 min ago
Prominent Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa had moved to Mexico City two months ago after publicizing threats against his life.









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Six Endangered Animals That Poaching Might Take From Us

7 hours 15 min ago
Cecil the lion's death is only the tip of the iceberg. Each year humans deliberately kill thousands of animals, even the ones we call "protected."









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Florida Woman Accused of Killing Father, Daughter

7 hours 43 min ago
A woman in Florida has been accused of killing her young daughter and her own father — and then trying to cover it up after being inspired an episode of "Criminal Minds," authorities said.









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Trump Campaign Staffer Fired After Racist Posts Uncovered

8 hours 45 min ago
Business Insider reported the racist posts on Trump campaign staffer Sam Nunberg's Facebook page dated back to 2007.









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Mexican Photojournalist Found Beaten, Shot in the Head

9 hours 37 min ago
Prominent Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa had moved to Mexico City two months ago after publicizing threats against his life.









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Suspect Named in Fatal Memphis Cop Shooting

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 11:28pm
Officer Sean Bolton, a member of the force since 2010, was shot multiple times while conducting a traffic stop in southeast Memphis.









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One Dead, Several Injured After Ill. Tent Collapse

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 10:14pm
One person died, three people were seriously injured and 17 to 20 were taken to area hospitals after a festival tent collapsed during severe storm.









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Hitchhiking Robot Meets Demise in Philadelphia

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 9:52pm
HitchBOT, the tweeting, child-sized robot that made its way across Canada and safely visited Germany and the Netherlands was "vandalized" in the U.S.









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Déjà I Do: Couple Marries Again After a Memory Loss

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 9:17pm
One couple decided to walk down the aisle just a year after they first said "I do" all because the bride doesn't remember a single thing about it.









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Cecil Sequel: Second American Lion Killer Named

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 8:21pm
Cecil may be the most famous lion to die at the hands of an American trophy hunter this year but, on Sunday, authorities in Zimbabwe revealed he wasn't the first.









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'Horrific' Decapitation Suspect Charged With Killing Wife

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 6:28pm
A Phoenix man suspected of decapitating his wife and mutilating himself has been charged with first-degree murder.









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Person of Interest in Custody in Fatal Cop Shooting

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 6:05pm
Officer Sean Bolton, a member of the force since 2010, was shot multiple times while conducting a traffic stop in southeast Memphis.









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Balloon Released at Father's Grave Amazingly Comes Back Home

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 5:48pm
A widow and daughter's "letter to heaven" followed them 25 miles home after visiting dad's grave.









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36,000 Cases of Kraft Singles Recalled Over Choking Hazard

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 5:22pm
A piece of the thin plastic wrapper surrounding the Singles has the chance of sticking to the cheese, which could cause someone to choke.









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