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Critic's mass shooting threat

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:18am
Anita Sarkeesian is no stranger to graphic threats.
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Gaming culture war raging

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:58am
Evan Narcisse, a writer for, says threats to a female game developer is a sign of gaming's culture war.
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Official calls for coup of Obama

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:56am
A county official in Missouri is scaling back her latest suggestion that American troops should overthrow President Barack Obama.
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Drone flyover sparks soccer brawl

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:52am
Ethnic tensions in the Balkans and an incident involving a drone led to the abandonment of a major European international football game Tuesday.
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Want to get rich? Move here

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:49am
It's no longer necessary to launch your startup in Silicon Valley -- thanks to the internet, you can do it anywhere.
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Can we feed billions more?

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:30am
At some 7 billion people, the world can sometimes seem like a crowded place. But if the latest estimates are to be believed, then in less than a century it is going to feel even more so -- about 50% more crowded, in fact. Such dizzying numbers understandably raise an important question, one that we have been wrestling with at least since Thomas Malthus famously predicted that rising populations would create a food crunch: Can the world's supply of food continue to meet demand?
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Pro-Clinton group raises millions

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:50pm
Ready for Hillary, the super PAC urging Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, raised over $2 million and had 21,000 new donors in the last three months, officials from the group said Wednesday.
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Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:32pm
A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, health officials said Wednesday, casting more doubt about whether the hospital is prepared to handle Ebola and whether it can protect its employees from contracting it.
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Q&A: How did this happen?

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:23pm
How did this happen? That is what many people were asking Wednesday, after news broke that a health care worker had flown commercially at a time she was supposedly monitoring herself for possible Ebola.
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'Sleeping' Milan giant seeks makeover

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:32pm
When will the tears stop? A leading Italian football club pursues new direction -- under its new Indonesian owner.
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The next Oscars host is ...

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:28pm
Neil Patrick Harris revealed he will host the Academy Awards next February by tweeting a video of him checking "Host the Oscars" from his "bucket list."
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Ferguson grand jury: What to know

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:11pm
The world awaits word from a grand jury deciding whether charges should be brought in Michael Brown's shooting. Here are five things you'll want to know:
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World's most valuable brands

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:22pm
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Trekkers killed

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:21pm
Tens of thousands of international visitors come to Nepal each year to explore the spectacular Himalayan Mountains, providing poor communities with millions of dollars that they desperately need.
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Man: I'll trade my house for an iPhone 6

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:09pm
A homeowner is willing to trade his Detroit house for a new iPhone 6 or 32GB iPad. Would you make this swap?
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Bono apologizes for free iTunes album

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:08pm
Bono is sorry he gave you free music.
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Hong Kong

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:31pm
Hong Kong authorities have vowed to conduct an impartial investigation into a video which appears to show several plainclothes police officers beating up a detained pro-democracy demonstrator.
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Royals advance to World Series

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:23pm
The Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Wednesday to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1985, when they defeated St. Louis 4 games to 3.
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Nurses slam hospital

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:23pm
The Texas hospital where two health care workers contracted Ebola while caring for a patient had guidelines that were "constantly changing" and didn't have protocols on how to deal with the deadly virus," a nurses' union claims.
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Shia LaBeouf tells full story of his arrest

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:47pm
Shia LaBeouf is finally telling the full story of how he got arrested at a Broadway production of "Cabaret," and it's worth every minute.
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