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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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'Committed': NBC News Freelancer Knew Ebola Risk

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:54pm
Ashoka Mukpo is the fifth American diagnosed with Ebola after contracting it while working in Liberia. Friends say he has a passion for the country.

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Ebola Watch: Dallas Contact List Is Narrowed to 50

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:52pm
State and federal health officials have cut down the list of people who may have been in direct contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan.
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Marriott Fined $600,000 By FCC for Blocking Wi-Fi

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:48pm
Marriott was hit with a $600,000 fine for blocking access to personal Wi-Fi hotspots at one of its hotels.
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Racial Slur Sparked Bali Suitcase Murder: Police

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:37pm
Indonesian police say the man accused of killing his girlfriend's mother in Bali was enraged after the Chicago woman used a racial slur.
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U.S. Sending 600 More Military Personnel to Ebola Fight

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:17pm
The Pentagon is now preparing to send up to 3,600 U.S. military personnel into West Africa to aid in the fight against the Ebola outbreak.

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Foul-Mouthed VP Strikes Again! A History of Biden Gaffes

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:07pm
We can add another one to the list of Vice President Joe Biden's foot in mouth moments after his latest at Harvard College this week.
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Canadian Fighter Jets Join in the Battle Against ISIS

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:06pm
The Prime Minister of Canada announced on Friday that Canada will join in the fight against ISIS.
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Search for Cop-Killer Hits Three-Week Mark

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:41pm
Watch as search teams conduct door-to-door searches and sweeps of dense forest, armed with assault rifles and night-vision goggles.
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