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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange bef...

Lawmaker who called for Israel boycott attacked in London

24 minutes ago - Yahoo News
An outspoken lawmaker who declared an "Israel-free zone" in a northern English city suffered a suspected broken jaw in an attack believed to be linked...

MH17: body of second British football fan identified

26 minutes ago - Guardian
Newcastle United fan John Alder died on board plane flying over Ukraine while travelling to New ZealandThe body of a second British football fan who w... by Staff and agencies

The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent found 'safe and well'

26 minutes ago - Guardian
Agent confirms that reality TV star known as Arg is safe after he was reported missingThe Only Way Is Essex star James Argent is "safe and well" after... by Press Association

 

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange bef...

Somalia launches offensive against extremists

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Q...

Ukraine's Poroshenko wants 'appropriate response' from EU over Russian forces

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appealed to the European Union to give an "appropriate response" over Russian forces being brought into Ukraine,...

Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's state news service is reporting that a Ukrainian civilian cargo plane has crashed in the mountains near the southe...

 

Business

Sounds of Kinshasa: Arts as a lifeline

Yesterday - Financial Times
The Congolese have long been neglected by those in power, doing what they can to get by in one of the world’s least developed countries. But music,...

Can Soap Operas Ease Indo-Pak Tensions? One Woman Hopes So

2 hours 38 minutes ago - Forbes
In the last couple of weeks there has been increased firing across the line of control that separates India from Pakistan. According to news reports a...

Those with health coverage through Obama's law may face a challenge in getting tax-return form

3 hours 1 minute ago - Fox Business
If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file you...

Alibaba targets launch week for $20bn IPO

3 hours 49 minutes ago - Financial Times
Chinese ecommerce company is expected to raise about $20bn when it lists on New York Stock Exchange, rivalling Agricultural Bank of China’s $22.1bn...

The Hardware Behind IBM's Watson Will Be Probing The Mysteries Of Physics

4 hours 27 minutes ago - Forbes
Elastic Storage, part of the hardware behind IBM's Watson, will be used at one of the largest research centers in Germany to probe some of physics' bi...

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Fashion

Nina's Oversized Bow Tie

Yesterday - Fashionista
Sometimes you just have to put a bow on it

How to Get Lana Del Rey's Sideswept Waves

Yesterday - Fashionista
An update on 1950s glam

Goop Gets Sued, Sarah Rutson Leaves Lane Crawford

Yesterday - Fashionista
News to read before heading out on your long weekend

Labor Day Sales: What to Buy

Yesterday - Fashionista
Have your cake and eat it too

Everything You Need to Know About Ghost Sex

Yesterday - The Cut
If you're tired of putting up with all the hassle endemic to having sex with a corporeal being, or if you've ever dreamed of consummating a relationsh...

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Food

Tarragon Lobster Roll

6 hours 26 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
It’s Labor Day weekend and the unofficial end of the summer holidays (though for some kids, school started a couple weeks ago!) We’ve been experim...

Blackberry Summer Smash

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from SELF

Tomato, Pickled Melon, and Burrata Salad

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Linguine with Burst Tomatoes and Chiles

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

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Games

WRUP: PAX Prime 2014 is go!

Yesterday - Joystiq
Attending PAX Prime in Seattle this weekend? So is the Joystiq crew! Here's what we're up to. What's everyone playing this weekend?

Danny Invades Twitch - PAX Prime

Yesterday - Gamespot
Danny wanders into the Twitch booth at PAX Prime to chat with Jon Carnage, Justin Flynn and MAN about video games and Amazon acquisitions

Barely Related: Hello Kitty is not a cat and other nonsense

Yesterday - Joystiq
Deep breaths, everyone. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staf...

Seen@PAX: The Behemoth's arcade

Yesterday - Joystiq
Above is the massive control panel that powers The Behemoth's untitled fourth game, currently codenamed "Game 4." After organizing their troops across...

Remasters of the universe: Obscure titles we want to revisit

Yesterday - Joystiq
It was no great shock when Sony released a PlayStation 4 version of its super-popular third-person title The Last of Us. Deep Silver bathing its new M...

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Health

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

5 hours 27 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Stock your pantry with these weight loss staples that help control hunger hormones for a flat belly and more energy By The Editors of Prevention Belie...

8-Year-Old Triathlete Refuses to Leave Brother Behind

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Sibling love stretches across the finish line as boy swims, bikes and runs with younger brother in tow

Can Wal-Mart Make $4 Work for Primary Care?

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Wal-Mart is taking an aggressive tack, with in-store branded clinics offering primary health care at a price competitors may find hard to match

Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts’ Immune Systems

Yesterday - Health
FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Astronauts may be at heightened risk of illness because space travel appears to disrupt human immune syste...

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

Yesterday - WebMD
All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

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Humor

Comic for August 30, 2014

5 hours 27 minutes ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
Dilbert readers - Please visit Dilbert.com to read this feature. Due to changes with our feeds, we are now making this RSS feed a link to Dilbert.com

7 Adventures I Had as the World's Biggest Pot Smuggler

Yesterday - Cracked
By Robert Evans,Kevin Amend Published: August 29th, 2014  Nowadays, America grows her own weed, and The Man eases up more and more on the pot indust...

5 Deranged Authors Who Wrote the Same Book Over and Over

Yesterday - Cracked
By Seanbaby Published: August 29th, 2014  Creeping along the walls of my home is an ever-expanding library of books by and for the deranged. I don't...

6 Bizarre Signs That Hollywood Is Stuck in a 10-Year Loop

Yesterday - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: August 29th, 2014  If you're one of those people who are worried that Hollywood has run out of ideas, fear not!...

It's Time to Retire 'Doctor Who'

Yesterday - Cracked
By Soren Bowie Published: August 29th, 2014 

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Movies

Cosplay Photos from Dragon Con 2014!

Yesterday - Coming Soon
ComingSoon.net and SuperHeroHype.com are attending this weekend’s Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia and we’ve posted our first batch of cosplay phot...

Machete Kills Scribe to Draft Michael Bay-Produced Cosmic Motors

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Warner Bros. has set Machete Kills screenwriter Kyle Ward on their upcoming Michael Bay-produced adaptation of concept artist Daniel Simon's book Cosm...

Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Reboot The Greatest American Hero for TV

Yesterday - Coming Soon
"The Greatest American Hero" is headed back to television with a pilot in the works from the 21 Jump Street and The LEGO Movie team of Phil Lord and C...

Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Reboot The Greatest American Hero for TV

Yesterday - Coming Soon
"The Greatest American Hero" is headed back to television with a pilot in the works from the 21 Jump Street and The LEGO Movie team of Phil Lord and C...

Clark Kent Spotted in Gotham City in New Batman v Superman Set Photos

Yesterday - Coming Soon
More photos are rolling in today from the set of Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Today's shots reveal leading man Henry Cavill disgu...

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Music

All I Ever Needed - Single - Holly Williams

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
All I Ever Needed - Single Holly Williams Release Date: August 26, 2014 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Christian & Gospel Price: $0.99 Copyright ℗ 2014 Scott...

Watch Amber Rose Give Wiz Khalifa The Best No.1 Album Dance Ever

Yesterday - MTV News
Amber Rose dedicates an impeccable twerking session to her husband Wiz Khalifa's first number one album

Angelina Jolie Makes First Public Statement Since Wedding — And It’s About Syria

Yesterday - MTV News
Angelina Jolie has released her first statement since the news of her wedding to Brad Pitt broke. But instead of addressing her nuptials, she's focusi...

Watch Reese Witherspoon Play Her ‘Legally Blonde’ Character To Support A 4-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Yesterday - MTV News
Reese Witherspoon reprised her role as Elle Woods from "Legally Blonde" in this touching video tribute for a four-year-old fan who is battling cancer

This Upbeat Sam Smith Remix Will Have You Dancing Through The Tears

Yesterday - MTV News
Sam Smith's "I'm Not The Only One" gets an upbeat remix from British DJ and producer Grant Nelson

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News

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

2 hours 59 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange bef...

Somalia launches offensive against extremists

24 minutes ago - Yahoo News
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Q...

Ukraine's Poroshenko wants 'appropriate response' from EU over Russian forces

16 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appealed to the European Union to give an "appropriate response" over Russian forces being brought into Ukraine,...

Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

16 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's state news service is reporting that a Ukrainian civilian cargo plane has crashed in the mountains near the southe...

UK: 4,000 Russian troops in Ukraine

22 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
As concern over Russia's actions in Ukraine grows, European leaders are meeting in Belgium to discuss possible new sanctions against Moscow

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Politics

Listening Post: Obama Again Tips the Scales Toward Caution on Syria

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
At every moment when it has appeared that President Obama might be willing to shrug off his reluctance to act militarily in Syria, he has drawn back

National Briefing | South: Mississippi: Judge Dismisses Challenge to Senate Runoff

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
A state judge dismissed a lawsuit on Friday that sought to overturn Senator Thad Cochran’s victory in a Republican primary runoff

National Briefing | South: Florida: Voters’ Groups Press on With Fight Over Congressional Maps

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
A coalition of voters rights organizations that successfully sued Florida over gerrymandering is appealing the state’s newly redrawn congressional d...

McConnell’s Campaign Manager Steps Down

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
The manager, Jesse Benton, cited reports about his “role in past campaigns,” referring to his job as a senior official in Ron Paul’s 2012 presid...

PAGLIA: 'Iconic Feminist Role Model'...

Yesterday - Drudge Report
PAGLIA: 'Iconic Feminist Role Model'...(First column, 8th story, link)Related stories:PAPER: JOAN IN COMA...FLASHBACK: Rivers vs heckler in Wisconsin...

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Pop Culture

Taylor Swift's On The Receiving End Of Some Compliments & A Little Shade From Brad Paisley!

6 hours 23 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Hmmmm... We can't really tell if this is Brad Paisley praising Taylor Swift, or him being a little shady toward the pop starlet. With Tay-Tay's Shake...

Dating Naked Might Be More Successful Than The Bachelor! It Already Has Its First Success Story - A Naked Wedding!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
It's a nice day for a naked wedding! Dating Naked just had its first naked marriage! Well, that escalated quickly! After going on a nude first date fo...

Emma Stone Looks Concerned As She Wanders Hand-In-Hand With Andrew Garfield - Wondering Why Your BF Looks Like A Lumberjack?

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Awww! We always love seeing these two out and about! The always adorable Emma Stone was spotted hand-in-hand with her boyfriend Andrew Garfield in It...

Katy Perry Shares Her Remix Of This Is How We Do! Listen To The Collaboration With Grandtheft HERE!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Katy Perry just gifted us all by giving us our Labor Day weekend soundtrack! Katy shared her remix of This Is How We Do, and we just roared with excit...

Nick Carter's Relationship Drama is Coming to TV

Yesterday - ETOnline
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter was many a girl's boy band crush back in the 90s, but now he's settling down with wife Lauren Kitt, as chronicled on his ne...

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Science

The Week In Numbers: Hovercycles, Ashy Moon Smells, And A Disappearing Louisiana Coast

Yesterday - Pop Sci
The Drone 3 In Flight I bet this would've caught Luke Skywalker on Endor. Malloy Aeronautics 15.4: combined weight in pounds of this robot riding...

The Week In Drones: Google Delivery, Reaper Gods, And More

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Pumpkin King Scarecrow Imagine how much scarier this would be with a drone controlling it. SolarSurfer via Wikimedia Commons Here's a roundup of...

Nautical Chimeras, Exploding Rockets, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Stunning Stinger The Portuguese man o' war is named after an 18th century warship. The creature may look like one organism, but it is actually a sip...

NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Orion Move in Preparation for First Flight

Yesterday - NASA
Media accreditation now is open to attend an event marking the move of NASA's Orion spacecraft at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The sp...

NASA Probes Studying Earth’s Radiation Belts to Celebrate Two Year Anniversary

Yesterday - NASA
NASA's twin Van Allen Probes will celebrate on Saturday two years of studying the sun’s influence on our planet and near-Earth space. The probes, sh...

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T.V.

New Star Wars Film Resumes Production After Harrison Ford Injury

Yesterday - TV Guide
It's time to fire up the engines on the Millennium Falcon (again). Production has resumed on Star Wars: Episode VII following an on-set accident in Ju...

The Following's New Showrunner Departs

Yesterday - TV Guide
The Following's new showrunner has departed before the new season even begins. Alcatraz executive producer Jennifer Johnson has exited less than...

CeeLo Green Pleads No Contest in Ecstasy Case

Yesterday - TV Guide
CeeLo Green pled no contest Friday to a felony charge of sharing ecstasy, TMZ.com reports. The former Voice coach was charged in.... Read More >...

CSI Recruits Heroes' Greg Grunberg

Yesterday - TV Guide
TV vet Greg Grunberg has landed a guest-starring role on CSI, Entertainment Weekly reports. The Heroes and Alias alum will... Read More > Other Lin...

Joey and Better Off Ted's Andrea Anders Joins Modern Family

Yesterday - TV Guide
Joey and Better Off Ted alum Andrea Anders is moving into a cushy new gig on ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com JoeySteve ZahnAndrea An...

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Technology

Twitch's peak viewing numbers rival CNN and MTV's prime-time audience

2 hours 16 minutes ago - Engadget
So we know that Twitch's online broadcasts trump those of WWE and traditional sports, but how does it stack up against cable networks like CNN? Accord...

Here's how Google's Project Loon retrieves its internet balloons (video)

Yesterday - Engadget
Project Loon's balloons could not be more different than your typical party variety -- it's loaded with research equipment and LTE capability, providi...

Multi-Factor Analysis Of Y-Combinator’s Summer 2014 Class

6 hours 26 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 In my previous article, I wrote about how multi-factor analysis of startups helps avoid decision biases such as availability, anchoring or the famou...

Home-made vibrating gloves train your finger muscles to touch type (video)

Yesterday - Engadget
You know what can teach you Braille and piano a lot more quickly than traditional means? Vibrating gloves, or gloves with haptic feedback, if you will...

AT&T sues Cox for network optimization patent infringement

Yesterday - Venture Beat
Image Credit: BrAt82 / ShutterstockAT&T is going to war against Cox Communications over patents for network optimization technology. AT&T said it ha...

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U.S.

EU leaders to pick new foreign policy chief

1 hour 56 minutes ago - US News
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next...

EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia

1 hour 25 minutes ago - US News
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are poised to slap additional sanctions on Russia because of what they condemn as a continued destabilization...

Suicide attack kills 9 in Iraq

39 minutes ago - US News
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad...

Widower's beloved photos of wife returned

Yesterday - CNN US
When Dave Lacey's house was broken into, he lost something no amount of money could replace: a camera with the last pictures of his late wife

Kerry: ISIS is a 'cancer'

43 minutes ago - CNN US
ISIS is a cancer that must be stamped out, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wrote Saturday in an opinion piece for The New York Times

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World

China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

26 minutes ago - BBC
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process

Gunmen target spy agency in Afghanistan; 6 killed

1 hour 16 minutes ago - CNN World
Gunmen attacked a spy agency in eastern Afghanistan early Saturday, killing six people and leaving dozens injured, authorities said

Putin reminds of Russia's nuclear strength

31 minutes ago - CNN World
As concern over Russia's actions in Ukraine grows, European leaders are meeting Saturday in Belgium to discuss possible new sanctions against Moscow

MH17: body of second British football fan identified

2 hours 9 minutes ago - Guardian
Newcastle United fan John Alder died on board plane flying over Ukraine while travelling to New ZealandThe body of a second British football fan who w...

Manchester United close in on £15m signing of Daley Blind from Ajax

1 hour 46 minutes ago - Guardian
United agree fee with Ajax for utility player The 24-year-old would join Di María, Shaw and co I can revive United, says manager Old Trafford club r...

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Live News

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange bef...

Somalia launches offensive against extremists - Yahoo News
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Q...

Ukraine's Poroshenko wants 'appropriate response' from EU over Russian forces - Yahoo News
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appealed to the European Union to give an "appropriate response" over Russian forces being brought into Ukraine, ...

Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria - Yahoo News
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's state news service is reporting that a Ukrainian civilian cargo plane has crashed in the mountains near the southe...

China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling' - BBC
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.

UK: 4,000 Russian troops in Ukraine - CNN Top Stories
As concern over Russia's actions in Ukraine grows, European leaders are meeting in Belgium to discuss possible new sanctions against Moscow.