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Wear a Helmet: This Hoverboard Really Works

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:31am
The hoverboard only works above conductive surfaces like aluminum and — you guessed it — copper.
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What Your Fave Horror Flick Says About You

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:26am
Why do we pay good money to see psychotic clowns, vengeful ghosts and chainsaw-wielding serial killers terrorize people on screen? It's complicated.
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Ouch! Warren Buffett Just Lost Another $1.5 Billion

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:14am
Spare a thought for Warren Buffett, whose portfolio is not doing him any favors this week.

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Ouch! Warren Buffett Just Lost Another $1 Billion

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:14am
Spare a thought for Warren Buffett, whose portfolio is not doing him any favors this week.

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Paralyzed Man Walks With Help After New Treatment

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:12am
A paralyzed man was able to walk with some assistance after doctors transplanted cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
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Life or Death? Jurors to Weigh Fate of Jodi Arias

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:10am
The sentencing retrial against Arias will be a mini-trial of sorts to get a fresh jury up to speed on the case. The retrial could last until December.
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Terror Tiff: Pakistani Taliban Sacks Spokesman Over ISIS

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:56am
Pakistan's Taliban militants have fired the organization’s chief spokesman and five other commanders after they pledged allegiance to ISIS.

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Cops Say Man Who Killed Soldier Was Radical Muslim

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:53am
Authorities had revoked Martin Rouleau's passport and were monitoring him before he rammed his car into two Canadian soldiers, killing one.
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'King of the Evening': Celebs Mourn Oscar de la Renta

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:50am
The Internet is filled with posts about the designer’s death. Celebrities recall some of the beautiful designs he personally created for them.

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Off to Jail: Pistorius Photos Document Sentencing Fallout

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:38am
Pistorius was given a five-year prison sentence by judge Thokozile Masipa for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.

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Two Weeks to Go: Parties Brace for Midterm Showdowns

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:33am
We have a lot of close races, and they all COULD go in one direction.

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iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: Report

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:31am
Chinese authorities have tried to gain access to the customer data on Apple's iCloud, according to a group that monitors web usage in China.

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Trial Wraps Up Against Friend of Marathon Suspect

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:08am
Closing arguments began Tuesday in the trial against Robel Phillipos, who is charged with lying to the FBI in its case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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The World Series Slugfest You Don't Know About

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:54am
Every time San Francisco's Pablo Sandoval steps into the batter's box during the World Series against Kansas City, Pete Tucci will be cheering.
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Goodell Might Be Ordered to Testify in Ray Rice Case

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:41am
The arbitrator who will hear the appeal could decide as early as Tuesday, NBC News has learned.

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State Senator Arrested in Ferguson Protest

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:10am
A lawyer she said “wants to present this as an alternative to any sort of violent action.”

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Ebola Vaccine Trial Aims for January Rollout: WHO

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:04am
An experimental Ebola vaccine could be in use in West Africa as early as January, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

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Tuesday's Top 6 News Stories

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:55am
From the sentencing of track star Oscar Pistorius to the death of fashion icon Oscar de le Renta, see the stories we're following.

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Out of the Running: Pistorius Barred From Paralympics

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:41am
Oscar Pistorius will not be allowed to compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympics even if he is released early from prison, Olympic officials said.
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Terror Attack? Canadian Soldier Dies After Hit-and-Run

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:33am
Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the suspect "was known" to authorities and "authorities were concerned that he had become radicalized."

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