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Death Threat Sent to Hundreds at Harvard

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:26pm
Harvard University police said they will increase patrols, but it is unknown whether the threat to shoot people at the university is credible.






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Shark Attack Closes Beaches at California Air Base

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:14pm
Three beaches along Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central coast of California are closed through the weekend after a non-fatal shark attack.






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Authorities Move Family in Contact With Ebola Patient

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 9:52pm
The woman and three children who had been confined to their apartment after coming into contact with Thomas Eric Duncan are in a new home in Dallas.






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American Threatened in ISIS Video Wanted to Prove 'We Care'

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:49pm
The American threatened in ISIS' latest beheading video is a former Army Ranger who founded an organization to help refugees fleeing Syria.






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Raw Video: Inside Hong Kong's Chaotic Street Protests

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 7:35pm
A mix of protesters, anti-protesters and police make for a chaotic scene in Hong Kong's streets.






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First 'Solar Battery' Captures, Stores Sun's Energy

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 7:30pm
Researchers have created a "solar battery" by combining the energy-harvesting panel with the energy-storing medium at a microscopic level.






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Marine Lost at Sea in Persian Gulf Identified

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 7:03pm
Cpl. Jordan Spears is presumed dead after he bailed out of a tilt-rotor aircraft that lost power shortly after takeoff in the Persian Gulf Wednesday.
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ISIS Releases Video Showing Beheading of British Aid Worker

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:48pm
ISIS released a video Friday showing the execution of British aid worker Alan Henning. U.K. and U.S. leaders vowed to bring the group to justice.






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Is Enterovirus Linked to Mysterious Paralysis in Children?

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:25pm
Federal health experts issued another call for doctors and hospitals to be on the lookout for a mysterious symptom that causes muscle weakness.






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These Satellite Pics Show Just How Dry California Is

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:16pm
Imagery from a NASA satellite project paints a picture of California drought stretching back a dozen years, according to scientists.
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ISIS Extremists Release Video Purportedly Showing Beheading

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:09pm
ISIS released a video Friday purportedly showing the execution of British aid worker Alan Henning.






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ISIS Extremists Release Video Purportedly Showing Beheading

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 5:30pm
ISIS released a video Friday purportedly showing the execution of British aid worker Alan Henning.






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Accused Cop-Killer Living on Tuna and Ramen: Police

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 5:26pm
Police think that the 31-year-old survivalist will soon run out of food, which may bring him out into the open as he searches for something to eat.






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Sorry, Conspiracists: Kim Jong Un Is Probably Just Sick

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 4:05pm
Rumors that the Supreme Leader's month-long vanishing act signals a coup or a power shuffle are likely false, experts say.






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This Week in Schadenfreude: Lena Dunham's Big Book Flub

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 4:02pm
After reversing her stance on paying her book tour warm up acts, writer and actress Lena Dunham headlines the latest episode of This Week in Schadenfreude.
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E. Coli Keeps Seattle Suburb's Water Supply Shut Down

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:59pm
Despite new tests showing no bacteria in an upscale Seattle suburb's water supply, boil orders and restaurant closures remained in effect.
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Mom's Brain on Kids and Dogs: Science Shows the Love

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:55pm
In brain scans of mothers looking at pictures of their dogs and their own children, the same areas of the brain were activated.
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'Umbrella Revolution' Protesters Call Off Talks with Hong Kong

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:15pm
Pro-democracy campaigners called off negotiations with Hong Kong's leader on Friday, less than a day after he agreed to open talks.






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