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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Too Young to Shoot? Why It's Legal for Kids to Handle Uzis

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Aren’t there laws to prevent children from handling guns like that? The answer is sadly, “Not really.” by Hasani Gittens

Turkey's Erdogan consolidates power with ascent to presidency

6 minutes ago - Reuters
ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan will cement his position as modern Turkey's most powerful leader when he is sworn in as president on Thursday, advan...

Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

16 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed se...

Turkey's Erdogan consolidates power with ascent to presidency

16 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan will cement his position as modern Turkey's most powerful leader when he is sworn in as president...

 

Long Story Short: Where Did ISIS Come From?

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Long Story Short: The history of the Islamic State traces back to the early days of the Iraq War, when it was founded under another name by Abu Musab...

Too Young to Shoot? Why It's Legal for Kids to Handle Uzis

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Aren’t there laws to prevent children from handling guns like that? The answer is sadly, “Not really.” by Hasani Gittens

Police scale back in Ferguson

3 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done

Turkey's Erdogan consolidates power with ascent to presidency

6 minutes ago - Reuters
ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan will cement his position as modern Turkey's most powerful leader when he is sworn in as president on Thursday, advan...

 

Business

Telefonica And Telecom Italia Fight Over Vivendi's GVT Brazil Unit

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Forbes
Telecom Italia has launched a counter-offer for the Brazilian unit GVT of Vivendi, trumping a bid by Spain's Telefonica and offering the French a larg...

Shares In Chinese Billionaire's Pharmaceuticals Maker Soar 15% On Acquisition

22 minutes ago - Forbes
Shares in Luye Pharmaceutical, a cancer drug maker led by Chinese billionaire Liu Dianbo, climbed by 15% at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to a record h...

DealBook: Telefónica and Telecom Italia Competing for Vivendi’s Brazilian Business

42 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Telefónica of Spain sweetened its bid for Vivendi’s Global Village Telecom to about $9.8 billion after Telecom Italia made an offer that valued the...

European Stocks Edge Lower

55 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
European shares edged lower reflecting investor caution ahead of a raft of economic data that might cast more light on possible policy action from the...

Saab Auto Owner Goes Bust

38 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
The Chinese-backed company that bought Sweden's Saab auto brand out of bankruptcy has filed for bankruptcy protection itself

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Fashion

Steff's Mom Shorts

Yesterday - Fashionista
Like the jeans, but smaller

Vogue Italia Cover Is Chock-full of Supermodels

Yesterday - The Cut
Models are slowly making a welcome return to mainstream magazine covers: The Insta-girls on Vogue, Linda Evangelista on Bazaar, and Natalia Vodianova...

Emma Stone Does Understated Red Carpet Glam

Yesterday - Fashionista
Damn, Emma

Tom Ford's 20 Sexiest Ad Campaigns of All Time

Yesterday - Fashionista
Join us as we get hot and bothered for the designer's 53rd birthday

Kylie Jenner Scores a 'V' Shoot, Lady Gaga to Star in H&M's Christmas Campaign

Yesterday - Fashionista
And Grimes is BACK! In Adidas slides, no less

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Food

Tomato, Pickled Melon, and Burrata Salad

5 hours 3 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Linguine with Burst Tomatoes and Chiles

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Strawberry Nectarine Fruit Salad

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Every summer gathering should include a fruit salad, don’t you think? Nectarines and peaches are in season right now and when I saw some beautiful w...

Spanish Rice

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
My mother’s Spanish rice (aka Mexican rice) is a mandatory accompaniment to any Mexican dish we serve at our house, whether it’s with enchiladas...

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Postponed PSN maintenance rescheduled for today

2 hours 4 minutes ago - Joystiq
The past few days saw the PlayStation Network undergo more downtime than a bear in winter, so Sony postponed Monday's regular maintenance 'til later i...

Dota 2 27th August Patch – Content Analysis

Yesterday - Gamespot
Front End ChangesNew League PassesDota Regions"Dota Regions is a tournament where 16 top semi-pro/pro teams compete for a $1,500 cash prize!"MSI South...

Why Dragon Age: Inquisition's Multiplayer Isn't Like Mass Effect 3

Yesterday - Gamespot
Kevin and Shaun react to the Dragon Age: Inquisition multiplayer reveal and discuss how this separate mode will fit into the larger game

PlayStation Plus - Free Games of September

Yesterday - Gamespot
Mary Kish takes you through Velocity 2x, Sportsfriends, PS All Stars Battle Royale, Hoard, Joe Danger, and TxK

Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Old Iron King Review

Yesterday - Gamespot
The worlds of the Souls games have consistently excelled in conveying a sense of history. There's the impression that their castles and other fortific...

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Health

First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against Ebola

As Vaccinations Among Kids Decline, Disease Outbreaks Grow

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
All fifty states require vaccinations for children going to public school, but nearly every state allows for religious exemptions

Back to School, but Without Vaccines?

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
As kids across the country head back to school, a growing number may walk through the doors without first getting vaccines

MERS Virus Doesn't Spread Easily, Study Suggests

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, global researchers report...

10 Reasons You’re Not Losing a Pound

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images We go to the gym for numerous reasons, one of the top being to shed some extra pounds. But sometimes we hit a weight-loss wall and...

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Humor

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47 minutes ago - Cracked
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Comic for August 28, 2014

4 hours 4 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

The 6 Most Hilariously Misleading Movie Trailers

Yesterday - Cracked
By Jonathan Persinger Published: August 27th, 2014  Movie trailers have the difficult job of convincing people to see a movie even when it isn't mar...

5 People Having a Worse Day at Work Than You

Yesterday - Cracked
By Jack O'Brien Published: August 27th, 2014 

5 Movie Jokes You Missed If You Only Speak English

Yesterday - Cracked
By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz Published: August 27th, 2014  Everyone who learns a foreign language eventually has this moment when they realize, "Oh my...

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Movies

Netflix Orders Its First French Original Series, Marseille

4 hours 7 minutes ago - Coming Soon
"Marseille," an eight episode tale of power, corruption and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the French port city, will debut exclusively i...

Columbia Pictures Releases a Clip from The Equalizer

3 hours 55 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Columbia Pictures has debuted the first clip from Antoine Fuqua's The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David...

Charlie Hunnam is Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur,' Elizabeth Olsen in Talks

Yesterday - First Showing
Warner Bros. Pictures' attempt to revive the medieval tale of King Arthur is already set for July 22nd, 2016, but so far the only cast member revealed...

Rila Fukushima Replaces Devon Aoki as Katana on Arrow

Yesterday - Coming Soon
The Wolverine star Rila Fukushima is set to replace Devon Aoki as Tatsu Yamashiro (aka Katana) on the upcoming third season of "Arrow". Aoki reportedl...

Guy Ritchie Crowns Charlie Hunnam His King Arthur

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Guy Ritchie appears to have found his King Arthur. Deadline reports that Pacific Rim and "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam is final negotiations f...

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Music

U Ain't My Daddy - Single - Iggy Azalea

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
U Ain't My Daddy - Single Iggy Azalea Release Date: August 25, 2014 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2014 ESMG

Is Marjorie Keeping Herself In ‘Virgin Territory’ By Hiding Her Emotions?

5 hours 3 minutes ago - MTV News
Marjorie of "Virgin Territory" isn't so forthcoming with her emotions, and it may be keeping her single

The Big Revival - Kenny Chesney

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Big Revival Kenny Chesney Expected Release Date: September 23, 2014 Total Songs: 11 Genre: Country Price: By Song Only Copyright ℗ 2014 Blue Cha...

Kate Middleton Gets ‘Simpsonized’

Yesterday - MTV News
Artist aleXsandro Palombo 'Simpsonized' Princess Kate Middleton

‘Teen Mom 2”s Nathan And Barbara: Whose Side Are You On?

Yesterday - MTV News
Nathan and Barbara can't see eye-to-eye on "Teen Mom 2" -- whose side are you on?

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News

Long Story Short: Where Did ISIS Come From?

Yesterday - MSNBC Top Stories
Long Story Short: The history of the Islamic State traces back to the early days of the Iraq War, when it was founded under another name by Abu Musab...

Too Young to Shoot? Why It's Legal for Kids to Handle Uzis

25 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Aren’t there laws to prevent children from handling guns like that? The answer is sadly, “Not really.”

Police scale back in Ferguson

32 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done

Turkey's Erdogan consolidates power with ascent to presidency

23 minutes ago - Reuters
ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan will cement his position as modern Turkey's most powerful leader when he is sworn in as president on Thursday, advan...

'UNACCOUNTABLE' Fed consumer watchdog employees claim bias

32 minutes ago - Fox News
FLASHBACK: Federal agency scraps employee rating system

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Politics

Medal of Honor for a Civil War Hero 150 Years in the Grave

4 hours 40 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
More than 150 years after standing his ground against Pickett’s Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg, Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing will be posthumously award...

Missing American sought in Israel

Yesterday - Politico
The U.S. religious student disappeared while on a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week

U.S. Captive’s Mother Issues Plea to ISIS

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
The mother of Steven Sotloff, a freelance journalist being held by ISIS, broke her silence to appeal directly to the group’s leader in a video obtai...

Immigration Clash Could Lead to Shutdown

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
President Obama is believed to be preparing to take executive action on immigration, and Republicans are considering removing funding to effectively b...

Workers Win Supermarket President’s Job Back

Yesterday - New York Times Politics
After six weeks of big rallies, Market Basket workers forced management’s hand to reinstate the grocer’s deposed leader, Arthur T. Demoulas

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Pop Culture

MisterWives Takes You Back To Class With Their Reflections Video! Watch & Get Schooled HERE!

47 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
We looooove us some MisterWives! Seriously, we had them at our SXSW party and they were pretty freakin' brilliant! Well, the band debuted a new musi...

According To Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story: Freak Show Is Even DARKER Than Coven Was!

2 hours 22 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Not only did we get a brand new poster to tease and tantalize fans... But Ryan Murphy is giving up the goods on some more details of the upcoming seas...

Jeremy Renner Gets Some Hawkeye Tips From Joss Whedon While ALSO Showing Off His Avengers 2 Costume!

3 hours 41 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Can we fast forward to 2015 already? There are so many sneaky teases that Marvel has put out into the world that we honestly cannot wait to see The A...

Enjoy Khloe Kardashian's Epic Pre-Kimye-Wedding Hangover

Yesterday - ETOnline
There are some things in this world that connect all people equally, such as how we all deal with hangovers. So seeing Khloe Kardashian struggling wit...

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Had A Serious Heart-To-Heart Conversation About Their Impending Divorce! Are They Finally On Good Terms?

4 hours 57 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
There's been so much speculation surrounding Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's impending breakup. A lot of it includes drama between the two lovers, but...

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Science

Found: The Part Of The Mouse Brain That Motivates Exercise

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Lab Mouse Wikimedia Commons A team of researchers has found a part of the brain that controls how motivated mice are to exercise, according to a n...

China's Future Submarine Could Go The Speed Of Sound

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Supercavitating Submarine South China Morning Post The submarine of the future may come to America in a super fast bubble, traveling under water...

Sneaky Panda Fakes Pregnancy For Extra Treats And Attention

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Giant Panda Flickr CC by 2.0 Ai Hin was all set to be a star. The 6-year-old giant panda had shown signs of pregnancy last month, and staff at th...

The Rise of Crypto Technology

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Good luck hacking into this guy. Photograph by Brian Klutch Between revelations of NSA spying and a sense that marketers and hackers are picking o...

NASA Completes Key Review of World’s Most Powerful Rocket in Support of Journey to Mars

Yesterday - NASA
NASA officials Wednesday announced they have completed a rigorous review of the Space Launch System (SLS) -- the heavy-lift, exploration class rocket...

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Sports

Stewing Roenicke: Ump 'terrible behind plate'

39 minutes ago - ESPN
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he might as well have thrown the towel in as early as the second inning of a 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday tha...

2014 College football must-follow twitter list

3 hours 23 minutes ago - Sporting News

North Carolina suspends 4 players for opener

Yesterday - ESPN
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora suspended four players from the season opener for rules violations Wednesday, one day after the school announced it...

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T.V.

Drew Brees and His Wife Welcome a Daughter

Yesterday - TV Guide
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, welcomed a daughter on Monday. Brees made the announcement via Twitter Tuesday...

Cops Crew Member Dies After Being Shot During Filming

Yesterday - TV Guide
Cops crew member Bryce Dion has died after being shot during the filming of a robbery standoff at a Wendy's in Omaha, Neb., Deadline.com reports. O...

VIDEO: New Sons of Anarchy Trailer Asks if Jax Is a Bad Man

Yesterday - TV Guide
Throughout six seasons of Sons of Anarchy, Charlie Hunnam's outlaw biker Jax Teller has run guns and drugs, murdered a man on the toilet, and orches...

VIDEO: American Horror Story Gets Freak-ier With Another New Teaser

Yesterday - TV Guide
They say two heads are better than one, but three legs make you a tripod. Fine, we just made that up, but it sounded good, right? Anyway, American Ho...

Glee Final Season Scoop: Details on the Glee Club's New Leader, Rachel's "Humiliating Failure

Yesterday - TV Guide
Don't call curtains on the New Directions just yet, Glee fans. The McKinley High glee club, which was shuttered by Principal Sue (Jane Lynch) last sea...

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Technology

Sky Sports News HQ comes to Now TV

37 minutes ago - Engadget
Following Sky's big Sky Sports News rebrand, it was only a matter of time until the updated channel made its way to the broadcaster's Now TV set-top b...

Scientists catch Schrödinger's cat with quantum physics

1 hour 12 minutes ago - Engadget
Schrodinger's cat, the good ole thought experiment that's been twisting (non-Quantum physicist) brains for decades. Scientists might have just caught...

AllCast's media streaming app is coming to iOS 'slowly but surely'

1 hour 49 minutes ago - Engadget
Envious of Android's stream-wrangling AllCast app, but not ready to switch mobile platforms? You're in luck: the app's creator just teased the iOS ver...

fahrerbewertung.de: Trusted “How’s my driving”-concept from the US wins over Germany and is now open to investors

2 hours 4 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Check out our press release hub, powered by Business Wire. It's a one stop shop for industry announcements to help you stay on top of the latest t...

Researchers working on nanobots that directly attack tumors to cure cancer

2 hours 19 minutes ago - Engadget
For all the advancements we've made with technology and medicine, a cure for cancer still eludes us. But maybe that's because we haven't enlisted nano...

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U.S.

USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

46 minutes ago - US News
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and prai...

Dubai port operator H1 profits up 26 percent

43 minutes ago - US News
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai-based port operator DP World said Thursday its profit rose 26 percent in the first half of the year as it w...

General loses rank, forced out

Yesterday - CNN US
A major general who formerly headed U.S. Army operations in Japan will be forced to retire and do so at a lower rank after the military concluded that...

Texas man 'not guilty' of shooting the man who killed his children

3 hours 21 minutes ago - CNN US
A man and his two young sons were pushing a truck that had run out of gas down a road in December 2012, when a drunk driver plowed into it, killing th...

'Cops' crew member killed

41 minutes ago - CNN US
A crew member working on a taping of "Cops" was inadvertently shot and killed by a police officer during a robbery in Omaha, Nebraska, local officials...

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World

EasyJet plane makes emergency landing after smoke in cockpit

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Guardian
Airbus A320 carrying 157 people from Liverpool to Naples touched down at Gatwick for checksAn easyJet plane carrying 157 passengers had to make an eme...

Football transfer rumours: Alex Song leaving Barça for Liverpool?

39 minutes ago - Guardian
Todays guff is already looking forward to a pintWhen you enter into Louis van Gaals office, the first thing you notice is how spartan the decor is. No...

Great British Bake Off: Paul Hollywood and Sue Perkins speak out on 'bingate'

28 minutes ago - Guardian
Judge and presenter respond to Twitter criticism of show as Iain Watters exits after his ice cream appeared to be sabotagedForget last years custardga...

Thai ex-PM murder charge dismissed

36 minutes ago - BBC
A Thai court dismisses murder charges against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva linked to a bloody crackdown on protesters in 2010

Net migration to UK up, figures show

22 minutes ago - BBC
There has been a "statistically significant" increase in net migration into the UK in the year up to March, official figures show

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Live News

Long Story Short: Where Did ISIS Come From? - MSNBC Top Stories
Long Story Short: The history of the Islamic State traces back to the early days of the Iraq War, when it was founded under another name by Abu Musab ...

Too Young to Shoot? Why It's Legal for Kids to Handle Uzis - MSNBC Top Stories
Aren’t there laws to prevent children from handling guns like that? The answer is sadly, “Not really.”

Police scale back in Ferguson - CNN Top Stories
Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done.

Turkey's Erdogan consolidates power with ascent to presidency - Reuters
ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan will cement his position as modern Turkey's most powerful leader when he is sworn in as president on Thursday, advan...

'UNACCOUNTABLE' Fed consumer watchdog employees claim bias - Fox News
FLASHBACK: Federal agency scraps employee rating system

Telefonica And Telecom Italia Fight Over Vivendi's GVT Brazil Unit - Forbes
Telecom Italia has launched a counter-offer for the Brazilian unit GVT of Vivendi, trumping a bid by Spain's Telefonica and offering the French a larg...