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Monday, July 28, 2014

Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

9 minutes ago - Yahoo News
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets pounded three Hamas sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, disrupting a relative lull in the w...

Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

9 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a...

Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempt to reach crash site

9 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - At least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine and government troops pressed ahead wit...

Spokesman: Plane punctured by shrapnel

9 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian security spokesman says data from the recovered flight data recorders shows Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed due...

 

European stocks steady after Asia rally

1 minute ago - Financial Times
Chinese stocks extended a rally that began last week, while an index of mainland companies traded in Hong Kong is up 20% since its March low

GOP's black market: Anti-incumbent campaigns

5 minutes ago - Politico
Many firms are beginning to operate heavily in the black market of anti-incumbent campaigns by Alexander Burns

Big week in House on border crisis

5 minutes ago - Politico
The course the GOP in Congress chooses will become clear in a small window of four days by Jake Sherman,Seung Min Kim

Ad hits Shaheen on immigration

5 minutes ago - Politico
Scott Brown's spot is part of a six-figure ad buy in the New Hampshire Senate race by Maggie Haberman

 

Business

European stocks steady after Asia rally

31 minutes ago - Financial Times
Chinese stocks extended a rally that began last week, while an index of mainland companies traded in Hong Kong is up 20% since its March low

Asia Stocks: Markets Close Mostly Higher

1 hour 57 minutes ago - Fox Business
Here are the closing levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.5% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.9% ; Shanghai (Shanghai...

Trial in salmonella outbreak that killed 9 and sickened hundreds set to begin in south Georgia

1 hour 37 minutes ago - Fox Business
The trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago is set to begin

Earnings Boost European Stocks

1 hour 45 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Largely upbeat corporate earnings secured the spotlight at the start of a quiet trading session in Europe, supporting equity indexes across the region...

Russia Owes Yukos Shareholders $50 Billion, Court Rules

1 hour 30 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has ruled that Russia owes former shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant Yukos more than $50 billio...

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Fashion

Want to Work at Band of Outsiders or Yigal Azrouel? Check Out Our Careers Page

48 minutes ago - Fashionista
Job opportunity. Overload

Is Race Plastic? My Trip Into the \"Ethnic Plastic Surgery\" Minefield

Yesterday - The Cut
“You’ve got some nice Caucasian features,” Dr. Edmund Kwan says, inspecting my face at his Upper East Side plastic-surgery practice, where the w...

Look Book: The HIV Advocate Who Was Almost in Paris Is Burning

Yesterday - The Cut
Damon Grandison, HIV Advocate Is that gum you’re cracking on? I love gum! Only bubble gum. I do not like chewing gum—there’s a big difference. I...

Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine Get Hitched, Tech Startups Aim to Improve Clothing Fit, Blake Lively Launches Lifestyle Site

2 days ago - Fashionista
And we investigate what it ACTUALLY means to buy an "investment piece."

Lauren's Favorite Orangey-Red Lipstick Is J.Crew Approved

3 days ago - Fashionista
Yeah, I'm still into bright lipstick

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Food

Spicy Rhode Island Calamari

6 hours 17 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Turkey Zucchini Burger with Garlic Mayo

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Turkey meat is much leaner than beef or pork, so it can be a challenge to make a burger with ground turkey that still gives you the satisfaction of e...

Peach Dutch Baby Pancake with Cherry Compote

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Confetti Cucumber Salsa

4 days ago - Simply Recipes
I love growing cucumbers, truly I do! But boy are they prolific. With just one Persian cucumber plant I have enough cucumbers for the neighborhood. If...

Fried Chicken

4 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Baby's Freaky Day Out in Among the Sleep - House of Horrors Highlights

4 hours 10 minutes ago - Gamespot
Jess and Zorine take on horror through the eyes and tiny frame of a baby. All shadows are monsters and windows can't be trusted

AU New Releases: The Last of Us Remastered Launches Exclusively for the PS4

3 hours 34 minutes ago - Gamespot
This week, Naughty Dog's survival horror game The Last of Us Remastered makes its way to the PlayStation 4 at Australian retailers. As the name

The Last of Us Remastered Review

3 hours 17 minutes ago - Gamespot
What makes life worth living? The Last of Us tries to answer that question by giving us a vision of a world that makes no room for people to really li...

Kill or Be Killed in The Last of Us Remastered Multiplayer - Gameplay

3 hours 17 minutes ago - Gamespot
It is a struggle to survive in the brutal multiplayer of The Last of Us Remastered on PS4

Last of Us Remastered - Gameplay

3 hours 17 minutes ago - Gamespot
Joel, Ellie and Bill make their way through a neighborhood infested by runners and clickers

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Health

'Humble Family Man' Grapples With Ebola

2 hours 32 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Dr Kent Brantly, medical director for an Ebola care center in Liberia, is stable and in very serious condition after being diagnosed with the disease

Fist Bump Your Doctor? It May Be Less Germy

4 hours 30 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Could a fist bump be a cleaner, better way for people to greet each other, especially in germy hospitals?

'Incredibly Contagious': Two Americans Stricken With Ebola in Liberia

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
An American doctor and an aid worker working for two charitable groups fighting Ebola in Liberia have both become infected with the deadly virus

Unemployed? 12 Legit Ways Fitness Can Help You Cope and Land the Job You Want

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
By Julie Wilcox Photo by Greatist The millennial generation is stressed about unemployment—and rightly so. According to the United States Labor De...

Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
A second U.S. citizen working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, a charitable organization working in the county said on Sunday

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Humor

Comic for July 28, 2014

5 hours 18 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 Truth About Living in Earthquake Country

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Staff,Natural Disastronauts Published: July 27th, 2014 

6 Daring Assassination Plots (Carried Out by Morons)

Yesterday - Cracked
By Chris J. Published: July 27th, 2014  In the movies, assassins are usually smooth, well-trained experts armed with high-end sniper rifles and grap...

5 Bafflingly Prudish Moments in History

Yesterday - Cracked
By Gladstone Published: July 27th, 2014  Sex! Everybody's talking about it. Hell, everybody's doing it. I mean, not everybody, but there are 7 billi...

26 Unheard Last Words of Famous Fictional Characters

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: July 27th, 2014  Everyone loves badass last words. In fact we're willing to bet that at least half of you have some pi...

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Movies

Comic-Con 2014: Marvel Reveals Hulkbuster Arm & Damaged Ultron

3 hours 20 minutes ago - First Showing
We may be finished with Comic-Con 2014, and while the big Marvel panel was Saturday evening, that didn't stop the comic book studio from giving fans a...

Watch: First Teaser Trailer for 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'

4 hours 28 minutes ago - First Showing
"Are you here to fight with us?" The beginning of the end is here. The first trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I has arrived, and it loo...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Trailer is Here!

6 hours 10 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Following its debut at Comic-Con, Lionsgate has just released online the trailer for the much-anticipated The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. Check...

Comic-Con: Captain America's Cracked Shield from Avengers: Age of Ultron

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Marvel today continued unveiling a series of props from next year's Avengers: Age of Ultron at the San Diego Comic-Con (you can see some of the ear...

Comic-Con Interview: The Makers of LAIKA's The Boxtrolls

Yesterday - Coming Soon
In all the hubbub over the next big Pixar Animation film or the next Disney Princess film, it's easy to forget there are still some independent animat...

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Music

Artist To Watch: Put The Vamps On Your Obsession List Immediately

18 minutes ago - MTV News
Meet The Vamps, watch the U.K. pop/rockers perform "Somebody To You" and "Can We Dance" live, and more

Watch The First ‘Mockingjay’ Teaser: Katniss Strikes Back

5 hours 48 minutes ago - MTV News
As Katniss Everdeen, Jennifer Lawrence has returned to the world of Panem to lead her people against an evil empire — and we have the teaser to prov...

The 13 Most Fan-Tastic Moments From The mtvU Fandom Awards

Yesterday - MTV News
The 13 best moments from the mtvU Fandom Awards, from "Teen Wolf" to "Game of Thrones" to Linkin Park and back!

Tearjerker Alert: Chloë Moretz Debuts ‘If I Stay’ At The mtvU Fandom Awards

Yesterday - MTV News
WATCH: Sneak peek at "If I Stay" starring Chloe Moretz, straight from the mtvU Fandom Awards

Channing Tatum Gives Us An Exclusive Sneak Peek At ‘The Book of Life’

Yesterday - MTV News
WATCH: Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana and more give us a sneak peek at their film "The Book of Life."

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News

Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

38 minutes ago - Yahoo News
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets pounded three Hamas sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, disrupting a relative lull in the w...

Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

33 minutes ago - Yahoo News
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone

Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

32 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a...

Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempt to reach crash site

30 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - At least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine and government troops pressed ahead wit...

Spokesman: Plane punctured by shrapnel

20 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian security spokesman says data from the recovered flight data recorders shows Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed due...

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Politics

GOP's black market: Anti-incumbent campaigns

1 hour 17 minutes ago - Politico
Many firms are beginning to operate heavily in the black market of anti-incumbent campaigns

Big week in House on border crisis

1 hour 17 minutes ago - Politico
The course the GOP in Congress chooses will become clear in a small window of four days

Amash heads into homestretch confident

1 hour 16 minutes ago - Politico
The Michigan congressman appears likely to fend off a Republican challenger

Ad hits Shaheen on immigration

18 minutes ago - Politico
Scott Brown's spot is part of a six-figure ad buy in the New Hampshire Senate race

OMB gets new press guru

18 minutes ago - Politico
Melanie Roussell Newman will serve as new director Shaun Donovan's top press aide

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Pop Culture

Chris Martin Says He & Gwyneth Paltrow Are “Very Close” & There’s Still “A Lot Of Love”

6 hours 17 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
We’re done trying to figure these two out! LOLz! Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have been confusingly broken up since the beginning of the year, a...

Quentin Tarantino Confirms He's Going To Start Making 'The Hateful Eight'

Yesterday - ETOnline
At Comic-Con, Django Unchained director Quentin Tarantino finally, officially confirmed that he was, in fact, going to make his planned western The Ha...

Sarah Palin Launches Online TV Network Called The 'Sarah Palin Channel'

Yesterday - ETOnline
Sarah Palin is going rogue, again. This time, she's taking her trademark rogue-ness to the internet.The politician, whom some love and others seem to...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Cast Gets Creepy & Crazy In New Poster Series

Yesterday - ETOnline
Fans have been waiting for almost 30 years for a new installment in the cult classic Mad Max franchise, and finally Warner Bros. is releasing several...

6 Beyonce Pictures That Will Make You Want to Take A Break

Yesterday - ETOnline
If you want a break, make sure to take it like Beyonce!The singer snapped 6 photos of her and a couple of Jay-Z too (the back of his head and his hand...

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Science

"Nightfall": An Excerpt From Our Sci-Fi Special Issue

2 days ago - Pop Sci
"Nightfall" by Isaac Asimov Illustration by Ryan Inzana This is an excerpt from Popular Science's special issue, Dispatches From The Future. Visit...

The Week In Numbers: Our Favorite Citizen Scientist, Our Favorite Moonwalkers, And More

3 days ago - Pop Sci
Long Service U.S. National Atmospheric and Atmospheric Administration volunteer Richard Hendrickson looks out over the Atlantic Ocean sometime in th...

Climate Change Cruise Will Bring Tourists Across The Melted Arctic

3 days ago - Pop Sci
The USS Honolulu Interrupts Some Polar Bears Chief Yeoman Alphonso Braggs, US-Navy via Wikimedia Commons Polar bears are the largest land predator...

Was Quarantine The Right Move?

3 days ago - Pop Sci
Yersinia pestis, the bacteria that causes the plague. NIAID/Flickr Yesterday, Chinese authorities finally lifted a nine-day quarantine of 151 indi...

Korean Baseball Team To Fill Seats With Robot Fans

3 days ago - Pop Sci
Telepresence Robots Do the 'Wave' by Holding Up LED Signs Hanwha Eagles The Hanwha Eagles of Daejeon, Korea, have been on a long losing streak, th...

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Sports

Irks Rays' Archer

Yesterday - CBS Sports
Irks Rays' Archer

Scott not wasting time: Lakers 'must play D'

2 hours 3 minutes ago - ESPN
Byron Scott says for the chance to coach the team he won three NBA titles with as a player, the wait for his hiring will be worth it in the end

TNA Impact Wrestling officially cancelled by Spike TV

3 hours 23 minutes ago - Sporting News

Donald Sterling's lengthy battle is not good business for NBA

4 hours 27 minutes ago - Sporting News

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T.V.

Book Review: ‘Hotter Than a Match Head’ by Steve Boone

4 hours 39 minutes ago - Blog Critics
In the last pages of his new memoir, bassist Steve Boone ponders why The Lovin’ Spoonful haven’t earned the same measure of respect as other bands...

Book Review: ‘Under A Silent Moon’ by Elizabeth Haynes

5 hours ago - Blog Critics
Things are not always what they seem. Even the most obvious of answers can be the wrong one. Digging a little deeper will bring the truth to light, of...

The Leftovers' Amy Brenneman: Laurie's "Not So Fragile" Anymore

Yesterday - TV Guide
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's episode of The Leftovers. Read at your own risk.]Amy Brenneman may play a silent cha...

Seven Japanese Bathroom Trends that Americans Should Adopt

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Traditional Modern-day Japanese Bathroom Modern-day Japanese bathrooms are quite different from American bathrooms where convenience and speed seem to...

Box Office: Lucy Tops Hercules

Yesterday - TV Guide
Lucy was the queen of the box office this weekend. The action film that stars Scarlett Johansson cruised to No. 1 after taking in an impressive $44...

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Technology

London will be a 5G city by 2020, promises Boris

47 minutes ago - Engadget
As London becomes the bright shining center of the European tech scene, it's only natural that the city would like to maintain its place at the top of...

This floating 3D video shows 'Star Wars' holograms are closer than we think

2 hours 10 minutes ago - Engadget
Thanks to Princess Leia's famous Star Wars plea, true holograms rank just behind flying cars as tech we want, nay deserve to have in our lifetimes --...

Korean baseball team recruits robots as stand-ins for fans

3 hours 45 minutes ago - Engadget
In South Korea, the Hanwha Eagles baseball team has gained a bunch of new fans that'll never abandon them even if they lose every game they play. Afte...

Why you should fire your CIO

4 hours 18 minutes ago - Venture Beat
GUEST POSTImage Credit: Tyler Merbler/Flickr On what seems like a weekly basis, we see new technologies – from wearables to eye-tracking smartphones...

Here’s how to find your secret Uber passenger rating

5 hours 24 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: From the Uber websiteImage Credit: uberNOTE: GrowthBeat is less than 2 weeks out! VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern dig...

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U.S.

5 Things to Know This Morning: Lightning Strike

21 minutes ago - ABC News
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning

10 Things to Know for Today

18 minutes ago - ABC News
10 Things to Know for Today

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

51 minutes ago - US News
CAIRO (AP) — The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's inte...

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

46 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. has released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into...

Aid Group: 2 Americans Have Ebola in Liberia

32 minutes ago - ABC News
West Africa outbreak: 2 American aid workers at a Liberia hospital infected with Ebola virus

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World

'Dropping dead is my retirement': the gold rushers of Williston - in pictures

1 hour 6 minutes ago - Guardian
Until recently a sleepy community, the city of Williston, ND has exploded thanks to the fracking boom. Photographer Valery Lyman joins the new arrival...

Pietersen signs for Melbourne Stars

37 minutes ago - BBC
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen agrees a two-year deal to play Twenty20 cricket for the Melbourne Stars

Vans attacked in Philippine ambush

23 minutes ago - BBC
Gunmen said to be from the Abu Sayyaf militant group attack two vehicles in the southern Philippines, killing at least 18 people

Toronto to open with The Judge

22 minutes ago - BBC
The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, is announced as the opening film of the 2014 Toronto Film Festival

Tulisa Contostavlos left 'paranoid wreck' by Mazher Mahmood drugs sting

1 hour 29 minutes ago - Guardian
Former X Factor judge tells media she was left depressed by 'horrific entrapment' by Sun reporter known as the 'fake sheikh'Tulisa Contostavlos has sa...

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Live News

European stocks steady after Asia rally - Financial Times
Chinese stocks extended a rally that began last week, while an index of mainland companies traded in Hong Kong is up 20% since its March low

5 Things to Know This Morning: Lightning Strike - ABC News
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

10 Things to Know for Today - ABC News
10 Things to Know for Today

GOP's black market: Anti-incumbent campaigns - Politico
Many firms are beginning to operate heavily in the black market of anti-incumbent campaigns.

Big week in House on border crisis - Politico
The course the GOP in Congress chooses will become clear in a small window of four days.

Amash heads into homestretch confident - Politico
The Michigan congressman appears likely to fend off a Republican challenger.