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Archaeologist Says He May Have Found Nefertiti's Tomb – TIME

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

TIMEArchaeologist Says He May Have Found Nefertiti’s TombTIMEA British archaeologist says he may have discovered where ancient Egyptians buried Nefertiti, the Egyptian queen and wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten. Nefertiti, whose famous bust immortalized her profile, has been the object of searches by archaeologists for …King Tut’s mother Nefertiti finally found? Website says maybeNOLA.comTomb of Nefertiti, Egypt’s mysterious ancient queen, may have been foundThe GuardianArchaeologist believes he may have found remains of ancient Egyptian queen …Washington PostAl-Arabiyaall 106 news articles »

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Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates, Pennsylvania Beauty Queen, Arrested After Allegedly … – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

NBCNews.comBrandi Lee Weaver-Gates, Pennsylvania Beauty Queen, Arrested After Allegedly …NBCNews.comA Pennsylvania beauty queen is facing felony charges for allegedly raising thousands of dollars from donors whom she tricked into believing she was battling cancer, police say. Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates, a 23-year-old reigning Miss Pennsylvania U.S. …Pennsylvania beauty queen jailed on charges she faked cancer to raise moneyFox NewsBeauty queen ‘faked cancer for cash’NEWS.com.auAuthorities say she even tricked her own sister into believing she was sick.CBS LocalCNN -New York Daily News -WGN-TVall 114 news articles »

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Family finds dog with note: 'We beat it 2 death lol' – Detroit Free Press

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Detroit Free PressFamily finds dog with note: ‘We beat it 2 death lol’Detroit Free PressA Florida family is searching for answers after finding the beaten body of their 7-pound dog with a note from its killers: “We beat it 2 death lol HAHAHA!” Fox, a 13-year-old Pomeranian, disappeared Friday after his owner let him outside to use the …Beaten Pomeranian found with cruel note: ‘We beat it 2 death lol’Syracuse.comPomeranian found beaten to death, note left on bodyWCVB BostonDog killed in Florida found with note: ‘WE BEAT IT 2 Death lol! 🙂 HAHAHA!’Toronto SunMiami Herald -Telegraph.co.ukall 336 news articles »

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Amnesty votes to decriminalise sex work and prostitution – Irish Times

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Irish TimesAmnesty votes to decriminalise sex work and prostitutionIrish TimesAmnesty International has taken the controversial step of voting for the decriminalisation of sex work and prostitution, as well as for the decriminalisation of the purchase of sex. Up to 500 delegates from across the world passed the resolution on …and more »

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Amnesty votes to decriminalise sex work and prostitution – Irish Times

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Irish TimesAmnesty votes to decriminalise sex work and prostitutionIrish TimesAmnesty International has taken the controversial step of voting for the decriminalisation of sex work and prostitution, as well as for the decriminalisation of the purchase of sex. Up to 500 delegates from across the world passed the resolution on …and more »

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Alibaba growth slowest in three years – Reuters

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

ReutersAlibaba growth slowest in three yearsReutersBEIJING Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s revenue for the three months ended June rose 28 percent, missing analysts’ estimates, with growth slowing to its lowest rate in more than three years. China’s biggest e-commerce company posted quarterly revenues of …Stocks to Watch: Alibaba, Macy’s, AT&T, American ApparelWall Street Journal (blog)Alibaba Growth Slows as China Economy Cools; Buyback PlannedBloombergLottery suspension slows Alibaba growthFinancial TimesBBC News -TechCrunchall 66 news articles »

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Alibaba growth slowest in three years – Reuters

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

ReutersAlibaba growth slowest in three yearsReutersBEIJING Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s revenue for the three months ended June rose 28 percent, missing analysts’ estimates, with growth slowing to its lowest rate in more than three years. China’s biggest e-commerce company posted quarterly revenues of …Stocks to Watch: Alibaba, Macy’s, AT&T, American ApparelWall Street Journal (blog)Alibaba Growth Slows as China Economy Cools; Buyback PlannedBloombergLottery suspension slows Alibaba growthFinancial TimesBBC News -TechCrunchall 66 news articles »

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Trump's thoughts on Hillary Clinton, Obamacare and Ronald Reagan – USA TODAY

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

USA TODAYTrump’s thoughts on Hillary Clinton, Obamacare and Ronald ReaganUSA TODAYIt was another night of Donald Trump when the presidential contender sat down with Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity on Tuesday. Some highlights: On women, Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush: I cherish women. I think I can do more for women than Hillary can …Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton ‘committed a crime’ with email serverMarketWatchMarco Rubio takes hard line on abortion, drawing Hillary Clinton’s attentionMiami HeraldDonald Trump suggests ‘tariff’ could help pay for US-Mexico border wallWashington TimesOCRegister -CBS Local -Bloombergall 878 news articles »

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A history of the Islamic State group as affiliate in Egypt beheads Croatian … – Fox News

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

USA TODAYA history of the Islamic State group as affiliate in Egypt beheads Croatian …Fox NewsCAIRO – An online image released Wednesday purported to show the Islamic State affiliate in Egypt had beheaded a Croatian hostage. Here’s a look at the Islamic State group’s birth, its atrocities and the world’s response to the extremists: ADVERTISEMENT.Islamic State Affiliate Claims Beheading of Croatian HostageWall Street JournalIslamic State affiliate in Egypt claims beheading of foreign hostageWashington PostIslamic State claims to have beheaded Croatian hostage Tomislav Salopek in EgyptABC OnlineTelegraph.co.uk -Haaretz -Atlanta Journal Constitutionall 62 news articles »

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52 minutes of Donald Trump: Hear his speech at Michigan event – MLive.com

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

MLive.com52 minutes of Donald Trump: Hear his speech at Michigan eventMLive.comBIRCH RUN, MI — Donald Trump, the current Republican frontrunner for president in 2016, made his first Michigan campaign stop at a GOP fundraiser in Birch Run Tuesday, Aug. 11. Trump, who was featured as the keynote speaker for the event, drew a …In Michigan, Trump attacks China, critiques auto bailout, and judges Bernie …Washington PostTrump says he will get specific … but not nowPhilly.comTrump: Sanders ‘showed such weakness’ with #BlackLivesMatter protestersCNNNew York Times -Financial Express -Bloombergall 226 news articles »

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Amnesty backs decriminalising sex work – Independent Online

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Independent OnlineAmnesty backs decriminalising sex workIndependent OnlineLondon – Amnesty International voted on Tuesday to endorse a contentious plan to support the decriminalisation of sex work, a move that will lead to pressure on governments by the prominent rights group not to punish millions of sex workers worldwide.Amnesty International Votes to Recommend Decriminalizing Sex WorkTIMEAmnesty votes to decriminalise sex work and prostitutionIrish Timesall 250 news articles »

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East London family-of-five arrested over terrorism – BBC News

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

BBC NewsEast London family-of-five arrested over terrorismBBC NewsFive members of one family have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in east London. Scotland Yard arrested a 51-year-old man, a woman aged 53 and three females aged 16, 17 and 19. All were arrested on suspicion of possessing information …5 members of same UK family held on terror chargesCNN InternationalFive members of the same family arrested in counter terror raidTelegraph.co.ukFive held in east London on suspicion of terror offencesThe GuardianThe Independent -Sky News -Express.co.ukall 16 news articles »

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Syrian Capital Shelled Before Iran Foreign Minister's Visit – New York Times

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

FirstpostSyrian Capital Shelled Before Iran Foreign Minister’s VisitNew York TimesBEIRUT — Rebels began heavily shelling Syria’s capital Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding 20 just hours before the arrival of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, an activist group and state media said. Zarif is scheduled to …Rebel rockets hit Damascus ahead of visit by Iranian ministerReutersSyria Capital Shelled Ahead of Iran FM VisitHaaretzZarif says Iran’s main challenge is ‘confronting extremist Zionist regime’Jerusalem Post Israel NewsThe Express Tribune -Press TVall 333 news articles »

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Indonesian President Reshuffles Cabinet to Boost Economy – New York Times

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Coconuts JakartaIndonesian President Reshuffles Cabinet to Boost EconomyNew York TimesJAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s president has announced a Cabinet reshuffle aimed at reviving the sputtering economy and stabilizing the rupiah. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo chose former central bank governor Darmin Nasution to become …Indonesia’s president reshuffles economy team as growth sagsReutersJoko Widodo elevates econocrats in reshuffle but party hacks remainSydney Morning HeraldIndonesian president Joko Widodo replaces six key economic ministers in …ABC OnlineBloomberg -Financial Times -Deutsche Welleall 61 news articles »

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US Military Helicopter Crashes Off Japan's Okinawa: Official – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

NBCNews.comUS Military Helicopter Crashes Off Japan’s Okinawa: OfficialNBCNews.comTOKYO — A U.S. military helicopter crashed off the Japanese island of Okinawa, an official told NBC News. Patrol boats and helicopters were sent to search for the helicopter and its crew. However, Okinawa coast guard spokesman Yosuke Watanuki said it …US military helicopter crashes off Okinawa, all on board rescuedReutersUS helicopter crashes off JapanBBC NewsUS military helicopter crashes off Japan’s southern islandseattlepi.comall 51 news articles »

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5 of the best designs that didn't make the new New Zealand flag longlist – Siliconrepublic.com

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Siliconrepublic.com5 of the best designs that didn’t make the new New Zealand flag longlistSiliconrepublic.comNew Zealand is considering adopting a new flag and the government of the country, in its wisdom, decided to crowdsource ideas for the design from members of the public. More than 10,000 designs were submitted for the new New Zealand flag and these …New Zealand has 40 ideas for a new flag – and they’re awfulSydney Morning HeraldA flag, a logo or a tea towel?New Zealand HeraldAnd The Nominees For New Zealand’s New Flag Are …Huffington PostDispatch Timesall 34 news articles »

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A look at why Germany is paragon of postwar reconciliation, while Japan is … – Fox News

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Fox NewsA look at why Germany is paragon of postwar reconciliation, while Japan is …Fox NewsIn this July 21, 2015 photo, a South Korean visitor takes picture of a statue of South Korean patriot Ahn Jung-geun, who shot down Japan’s former top official in Korea, Ito Hirobumi, in 1909, the year before occupying Tokyo formally annexed the Korean …Man Self-Immolates at Rally Near Japan Embassy in SeoulBloombergSouth Korean sets himself on fire in anti-Japan ‘comfort women’ protestReutersMan sets self on fire outside Japanese embassy in SeoulThe Express TribuneThe Seattle Times -The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)all 112 news articles »

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Old Wounds Reopened in Ferguson, Missouri – ABC News

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

ABC NewsOld Wounds Reopened in Ferguson, MissouriABC NewsImages of a fragile city emerge with a teen in critical condition, dozens arrested and police in riot gear. 3:00 | 08/11/15. Share. Title. Description. Share From. Share With. Facebook. Tweet. Embed. Email.

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About 40 people missing after landslide in northwest China – CNN International

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

NDTVAbout 40 people missing after landslide in northwest ChinaCNN InternationalHong Kong (CNN) About 40 people are missing after a landslide swept through the living quarters of mining workers in northwest China early Wednesday, state media reported. The landslide struck around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, burying five dormitories and …Dozens missing after landslide in Shaanxi, ChinaBBC News20 people missing as mountain landslide destroys homes in China’s Shaanxi provinceSouth China Morning Post (subscription)China landslide leaves around 40 missingChannel News Asiaecnsall 42 news articles »

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In Michigan, Trump attacks China, critiques auto bailout, and judges Bernie … – Washington Post

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

CBS LocalIn Michigan, Trump attacks China, critiques auto bailout, and judges Bernie …Washington PostBIRCH RUN, Mich. – It took just six words for the hot and winded crowd to remember why it showed up for Donald Trump. The Republican presidential candidate was 45 minutes late, delayed by air traffic that even his personal 757 could not cut through.Donald Trump Defines His Style: Deal-Making FlexibilityNew York TimesIn Michigan, Donald Trump Takes Aim at Ford Motor Co.BloombergTrump tells Michigan he’ll do well with Latinos, womenUSA TODAYMLive.com -Politicoall 145 news articles »

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Glaxo Closes Plant After Legionnaires' Bacterium Is Found – New York Times

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

CNNGlaxo Closes Plant After Legionnaires’ Bacterium Is FoundNew York TimesGlaxoSmithKline temporarily shut down a major pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in North Carolina on Tuesday after the bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ disease was discovered in a cooling tower. There was no immediate indication that anybody had …North Carolina drug-making factory shuttered due to Legionnaires’ fearsCNNGlaxoSmithKline closes North Carolina plant after Legionnaires’ bacteria foundFinancial ExpressDrugmaker Glaxo shuts down plant over Legionnaires’ bacteriaSTLtoday.comReutersall 139 news articles »

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5 GAO workers charged with fraud in obtaining school lunch subsidies – Washington Post

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Newsweek5 GAO workers charged with fraud in obtaining school lunch subsidiesWashington PostFive employees of a federal government watchdog agency, one of whom is a member of the Prince George’s County school board, were indicted Tuesday on charges of illegally obtaining reduced-price school lunches for their children, officials said.Authorities Accuse 5 GAO Employees of School Lunch FraudABC News5 GAO employees accused of school lunch fraudWashington Timesall 89 news articles »

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Rikers Inmate Has Legionnaires' Disease; Officials Find No Link to Outbreak – New York Times

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

New York TimesRikers Inmate Has Legionnaires’ Disease; Officials Find No Link to OutbreakNew York TimesA Rikers Island inmate has Legionnaires’ disease, New York City officials said on Tuesday, quickly adding that it was unlikely the case was connected to an outbreak in the South Bronx that has killed 12 people since early July. The 63-year-old inmate …Cuomo, de Blasio Move to Jointly Fight Legionnaires’ Disease OutbreakWall Street JournalBronx hotel eyed as possible Legionnaires’ disease source accuses NYC of …New York Daily NewsNew York City jail inmate diagnosed with Legionnaires’ diseaseCBS NewsNew York Post -Newsday -CBS Localall 124 news articles »

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In Michigan, Trump attacks China, critiques auto bailout, and judges Bernie … – Washington Post

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

USA TODAYIn Michigan, Trump attacks China, critiques auto bailout, and judges Bernie …Washington PostBIRCH RUN, Mich. – It took just six words for the hot and winded crowd to remember why it showed up for Donald Trump. The Republican presidential candidate was 45 minutes late, delayed by air traffic that even his personal 757 could not cut through.Donald Trump Defines His Style: Deal-Making FlexibilityNew York TimesMichigan gets full Trump showPoliticoA lovefest for Donald Trump in Birch Run, Mich.Detroit Free PressThe Denver Postall 116 news articles »

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A New Hampshire GOP fixture backs Kasich – Washington Post

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Boston HeraldA New Hampshire GOP fixture backs KasichWashington PostOhio Gov. John Kasich has signed Thomas D. Rath, a longtime fixture in New Hampshire Republican politics, to lead his Republican presidential campaign efforts in the first-in-the-nation primary state, Kasich’s campaign announced late Tuesday. Rath, a …Rath endorses Kasich, to serve as national adviser, New Hampshire co-chairWMUR ManchesterTaking Note | Why Misleading Americans About Climate Change Is DangerousNew York Times (blog)Club For Growth KO’s Kasich From PAC BlessingPlunderbundBoston Herald -Business Insiderall 45 news articles »

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Anchor takes a stand against Kardashians; Serena Williams shows off – Miami Herald

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Miami HeraldAnchor takes a stand against Kardashians; Serena Williams shows offMiami HeraldThe state of Florida has a new hero, and his name is John Brown. On Friday’s live telecast of Good Day Orlando, the newsman had enough of the Kardashians and couldn’t take them anymore. During a segment on Kylie Jenner’s new bunny that she named …Kardashians cause anchor to have on-air meltdownFOX6 WBRC – MyFoxAL.comFlorida anchor refuses to read Kardashian story, leaves news setWQAD.comPerez Hilton Will Ban The Kardashian Family From His Site For A WeekElite Daily (blog)Fox News -CBS News -Syracuse.comall 227 news articles »

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What's The Difference Between Carly Fiorina And Donald Trump? – Daily Caller

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

TIMEWhat’s The Difference Between Carly Fiorina And Donald Trump?Daily CallerIf there’s one certainty for this Republican primary season, it’s that Republican voters are fed up with the establishment. The most obvious example is the popularity of Donald Trump. But he’s not the only outsider running in the primary and making an …Donald Trump losing ground still GOP frontrunner after post debate falloutExaminer.comTrump tops polls of Republicans in early presidential states of Iowa and New …seattlepi.com (blog)What Iowa Republicans thought about the GOP debate — in 3 chartsWashington PostCNN -MSNBC -Quad City Timesall 587 news articles »

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Arlington Police Fire Officer Who Killed Unarmed Football Player Christian Taylor – ABC News

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

ABC NewsArlington Police Fire Officer Who Killed Unarmed Football Player Christian TaylorABC NewsPolice in Arlington, Texas, have fired the officer who shot and killed an unarmed football player in Texas and the cop now faces a criminal investigation, according to the department’s chief. Officer Brad Miller exercised “inappropriate judgment” and …Arlington, Tex., Officer Is Fired in Fatal Shooting of Christian TaylorNew York TimesTexas police chief fires officer who shot and killed unarmed teenCNNArlington Police Officer Who Killed Christian Taylor Is FiredNBCNews.comseattlepi.com -CBS News -BBC Newsall 202 news articles »

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'I hated myself, hated who I was' – NEWS.com.au

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

NEWS.com.au’I hated myself, hated who I was’NEWS.com.auA LIBERAL MP made a last-ditch attempt to sway his colleagues’ opinions on same-sex marriage last night by showing an emotional video ahead of the party room vote on the issue. Liberal MP Warren Entsch tried to convince his colleagues to support …PM defends stalling on same-sex marriageSky News AustraliaDaily chart: Down under and dirtyThe Economist (blog)Tony Abbott’s sister demands vote on same-sex marriage at next electionTVNZThe Australian Financial Review -Daily Mail -The Guardianall 600 news articles »

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Prison Escape Prompted Inmate Beatings – TIME

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

TIMEPrison Escape Prompted Inmate BeatingsTIMEThe escape of convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat in June launched a weeks-long manhunt that drew national attention. Now, a New York Times report on Tuesday says the escape also led to a “campaign of retribution,” with inmates along the …NY Times Report Details How New York Prison Guards Allegedly Beat Inmates for …TheBlaze.comNew York prison inmates reportedly beaten during violent interrogations …The Week MagazineInmates claim brutal interrogations after Shaw-skank escapeNew York PostNew York Magazine -Gothamist -Mediaiteall 32 news articles »

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