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How To Be a Panda Friend

The Atlantic Wire - 7 Aug 2014 18:41
It has been reported that Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is now changing his name to Panda Friend as he sets off to play for the Chinese Basketball Association. 
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Meet Mary Burke, WisconsinDemocrat Mary Burke is tied in the latest polling with Scott Walker.
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Cops Say Teacher Showed UpAn Oklahoma teacher was arrested for allegedly showing up drunk, pantless and shoeless to school on her first day of the job.
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A Florida woman was arrested Wednesday and faces extradition to New Jersey to stand trial on a charge of murdering her young son more than two decades ago. 
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Nude selfies posted from Swiss Parliament

Eyewitness News - 7 Aug 2014 17:35
The woman, who posted the pictures to over 11,000 followers, says she didn't believe she broke any rules.
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Israel-Gaza peace talks in Egypt

CNN - 7 Aug 2014 07:32
Peace talks continue in Cairo despite a lack of trust between the two parties. CNN's Reza Sayah reports from Egypt.
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Searchers Looking for MissingPolice are trying to confirm if remains found today belong to a missing 6-year-old girl Jenise Wright in Washington State.
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Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd

Chicago Tribune - 7 Aug 2014 08:22
Walgreen feared IRS scrutinyA seeming parade of U.S. companies has been marching across the Atlantic, reincorporating in Europe to take advantage of substantial corporate tax breaks.
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Restaurant to open in Maggie Daley Park

Chicago Tribune - 7 Aug 2014 21:29
Restaurant to open in MaggieScaling the rock-climbing features, speeding around the ice-skating ribbon and strolling through the soon-to-open Maggie Daley Park would make anyone hungry.
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5 Gorgeous Home Office Ideas

The Huffington Post - 7 Aug 2014 15:50
5 Gorgeous Home Office IdeasWork every inch of your tiny office for big returns with these tricks. photography by DAVID BLACK (DAVID BLACK PHOTOGRAPHY) Small space? No big deal. Learn the basic decorating tricks to transform... your work nook into a functional home office. photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO Barely There Carved out a workspace with a shelf-desk mounted on a corner wall and a sleek chair that won't overwhelm the room. Wire Bar Chair Chrome Desk 51 in White Elmer Vintage Silver Adjustable Accent Lamp photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO Camouflaged Containers Four galvanized-steel boxes-hung on the wall, yet hidden among favorite photos-keep supplies under wraps. Avant Novelty Chair in Red Strut Medium Table in Slate photography by WILLIAM ABRANOWICZ Working Every Inch This space under the stairs is often a dead...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin shows no sign of backing down.
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Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, former leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, are sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity in a trial held in Cambodia.
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A woman who took a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose to Los Angeles without a ticket tried at least three times that day to breach airport security before she managed to board the plane, federal... law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
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NATO chief heads to Ukraine as crisis deepens

Al Jazeera English - 7 Aug 2014 05:46
Moscow accuses NATO of 'selling soap bubbles' as claims of Russian troop build-up near Ukraine prompts invasion fears.
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Hawaii braces for twin hurricanes

Al Jazeera English - 7 Aug 2014 23:41
Residents gather supplies as two storms, Iselle and Julio, approach the islands packing strong winds.
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US Geological Survey reports a magnitude-4.5 earthquake rattles Hawaii, as storms near islands
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Body of US General killed inThe flag-draped coffin carrying the body of a two-star general killed by a ​terror-sympathizing ​Afghan soldier arrived at Dover Air Force base in Delaware Thursday morning amid questions about... the...
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After John F. Kennedy's boat sank during WWII, a local man saved him by carrying a message inscribed on a coconut.
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Professor in trouble afterROME -- A professor who invited the disgraced captain of the capsized Costa Concordia to speak at a criminology seminar has been referred to the ethics committee at Rome’s La...
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Oklahoma Gay Marriage CaseUtah also has appealed its overturned ban to the Supreme Court
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4 Signs You're About To Fail

Forbes - 7 Aug 2014 04:42
by Molly Cain
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(Reuters) - A 72-hour Gaza truce held through its second day on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an... enduring end to a war that devastated the Hamas-ruled enclave.
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Outdoor Sculpture and More in the New York Region

The New York Times - 7 Aug 2014 23:59
Outdoor Sculpture and More inA selection of outdoor art exhibitions, at Madison Square, City Hall Park, the High Line, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Governors Island and Storm King.
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China frees human rights lawyer

Al Jazeera English - 7 Aug 2014 23:56
Gao Zhisheng, who defended Christians and coal miners, is released after three-year jail sentence.
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