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The best desserts to eat at your desk

The Week - 15 Jul 2014 22:30
It's unfortunate how often we as a nation forget about lunch dessert. It has become an afterthought as we pack for work, thrown into our bags at the last minute. Now is the time to rethink your... approach to afternoon treats — dessert was the highlight of your childhood lunches, and it's time to bring that excitement back. To properly pack (and enjoy) this mid-day luxury, you'll want to plan ahead for its safe arrival to your desk (or wherever your day takes you). Picking the right portable dessert is key — you don't want anything to smush, melt, or crumble in transit. Here are some... More
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Oscar Pistorius Involved inOlympic athlete and murder accused Oscar Pistorius has been involved in an argument at a trendy Sandton nightclub.
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Faraj al-Shibli, a suspect in the September 2012 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, was found dead Monday while in the custody of local police in the northeastern city of Marj, CNN... reported.
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Mom of Child Who Died in HotThe Georgia mom whose husband is accused of killing their son by leaving him in a scorching SUV is "living every parent's nightmare," her lawyer said in a statement today.
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U.N. Withdraws Libya Staff asFacing spiraling unrest, the U.N. is withdrawing its entire staff from the country
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Japanese Artist Arrested AfterRokudenashiko, a Japanese artist, has been arrested in relation to a recent art project of hers, a vagina-shaped kayak. 
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New video shown at the trial of a friend of alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev shows Tsarnaev and a friend entering and exiting a gym on their college's campus the day after the attack near the... finish line of the Boston Marathon. 
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Bill Clinton cracks JewishWASHINGTON -- He's known as the consummate politician, but Bill Clinton's instincts sometimes go haywire -- like when he told a questionable Jewish joke to a group of stunned Jewish...
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US wants hefty term for 'train bomb plotter'

Al Jazeera English - 15 Jul 2014 04:31
Prosecutors say Tunisian accused of plot is "far more dangerous" than his guilty plea to immigration fraud indicates.
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US strikes $11bn arms deal with Qatar

Al Jazeera English - 15 Jul 2014 01:11
Agreement to provide Apache attack helicopters and air-defence systems thought to be biggest US arms deal this year.
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Iranian Sanctions Have CostNational Iranian-American Council (NIAC) report finds tens of billions of potential export revenue lost
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Spaceport ambitions unveiled

CNN - 15 Jul 2014 23:35
Spaceports for the budding commercial space industry can create jobs and new vacations.
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5 Delicious Breakfasts ThatYou may have seen reports in the news lately questioning the benefits of breakfast for weight loss, but I'm not ready to sanction skipping. In my experience, eating breakfast strongly supports weight... control, and several studies back what I've seen in my 15+ years of counseling clients--breakfast fuels your body when you're most active, and…
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Officials: Airstrike demolishes apartment block in eastern Ukraine, killing 11 civilians
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Do you ever go on such an epic internet rant you just feel you've run out of words with which to hammer your enemies? Do you want to up your game without resorting to the tired tropes of excretion and... sexual metaphors? Next time pull out these fancy insults and really class up the joint while you twist the dagger. 1. PEDICULOUS Lice-infested. From Latin pediculus (louse). 2. XANTHODONTOUS Yellow-toothed. From Greek xanthos (yellow) and odont- (a combining form for tooth). 3. RUCTABUNDE Gasbag. From Latin ructus (belch) and abundus (abundant). 4. FLAGITIOUS Thoroughly wicked, villainous... More
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South Korean Catholic officials ask North Korea to send Catholics to Seoul for Pope's visit
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Blood for gas: Why Bibi is punishing Gaza

OpEdNews - 15 Jul 2014 01:02
here's the "secret" of Operation Protect the Zionists, sorry, Protective Edge: without smashing Hamas, which controls Gaza, Israel cannot drill off the Gaza coast. For Bibi as well as the Knesset, the... possibility that the Palestinians could have access to their own gas-generated wealth is an absolute red line. Israel lords over all Palestinian natural resources -- land, water and energy.
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Jeff Bauman, who lost both of his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing, announced the birth of his daughter, Nora Gail Bauman, with his fiance, Erin.
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Strangers Help a GrievingNathan Steffel asked Reddit to help him remember his newborn daughter without the tubes she was dependent on for the six weeks they spent together. Complete strangers submitted beautiful pictures,... leaving Steffel overwhelmed with the outpouring of support.
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Your Top Questions AboutABC News' foreign editor Jon Williams answered questions from readers today on ABC News' Facebook page about the conflict in Israel and Gaza.
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Your Summer Cooking Tool Kit

The New York Times - 15 Jul 2014 23:56
Summer brings all the luscious fruits and vegetables you've been craving, and these simple techniques and flavor combinations are something you can turn to all season long.
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Meet The Tea Party's Next Target

Time - 15 Jul 2014 23:54
Meet The Tea Party's NextConservatives have their sights set on Lamar Alexander, but he'll be tough to beat
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(Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court has upheld the University of Texas at Austin's affirmative action program, a year after the school was ordered by the U.S. Supreme Court to scrutinize the... school's use of race in admissions more closely.
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What a waste: PhotographerMen, women and families were snapped surrounded by a week'’s worth of their trash for the series '”Seven Days of Garbage”' by California photographer Gregg Segal. See just what everyone’s...
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