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Stocks close down for a second day as earnings loom - Los Angeles Times

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 16:15

Chron.com

Stocks close down for a second day as earnings loom
Los Angeles Times
U.S. stocks declined in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors waited for corporate earnings reports due out this week. Technology and small companies fell sharply. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped below 17,000 from the open after crossing that ...
Stocks fall for second day on earnings cautionReuters
Dow falls more than 100, ends below 17000USA TODAY

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UPDATE 1-Somali presidential compound attacked, president safe - Reuters

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 16:10

Toronto Star

UPDATE 1-Somali presidential compound attacked, president safe
Reuters
(Adds details of attack, initial death toll). By Feisal Omar and Abdirahman Hussein. MOGADISHU, July 8 (Reuters) - Islamist militants attacked Somalia's presidential compound on Tuesday with a car bomb and gunmen broke through a perimeter wall but were ...
Somali troops retake presidential palace after 'shameful attack' by militantsToronto Star
Somali presidential compound attackedgulfnews.com
Militants spread throughout Somalia's presidential palace with Prime Minister ...National Post
Reuters Africa -Ahram Online
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A 40-Foot Tower Made of Living Fungus Bricks

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 16:01
The so-called Hy-Fi is built from 10,000 living bricks.






Oops: Forgotten smallpox discovered in old storage room near DC - Los Angeles Times

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:26

Oops: Forgotten smallpox discovered in old storage room near DC
Los Angeles Times
National Institutes of Health workers preparing to move a lab in Bethesda, Md., found an unwelcome surprise in a storage room this month: vials of smallpox. There is no evidence that any of the vials was breached, and no lab workers or members of the public ...

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2 dead in medical complex shooting - Arizona Daily Star

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:14

New York Daily News

2 dead in medical complex shooting
Arizona Daily Star
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say a gunman fatally shot his wife Tuesday morning before turning the weapon on himself at a downtown Spokane medical center. Spokane police said a man went to his wife's workplace in the ...
Shooting reported in Washington medical complexWHP Harrisburg

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What Does a Camera Look Like if You Sand It Down Layer by Layer?

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 15:14
Everyone at some point has wished they had x-ray vision. What could be cooler than seeing through walls and looking inside stuff? How about looking inside stuff gradually, layer by layer? That weird superpower is just what we get in this video by Laurin Döpfner, dug up by the good folk at Colossal. Döpfner used […]






Shooting reported in Washington medical complex - KTVL

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:08

Shooting reported in Washington medical complex
KTVL
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Police in Washington state are responding to reports of a shooting in a downtown Spokane medical complex. Police are urging residents to keep away from the area after getting the Tuesday morning reports about a shooting at a ...

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Two Miami football players dismissed following sexual battery charges - USA TODAY

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:02

USA TODAY

Two Miami football players dismissed following sexual battery charges
USA TODAY
University of Miami linebackers Alex Figueroa and Jawand Blue were dismissed from the team on Tuesday in response to sexual battery charges. According to a Coral Gables, Fla., Police report, Figueroa and Blue brought a 17-year old female back to a dorm ...
UM football players JaWand Blue, Alexander Figueroa charged with sexual batteryMiamiHerald.com
UM dismisses Alex Figueroa, JaWand Blue after sexual battery arrestsPalm Beach Post
2 U of Miami players arrested on sex chargesBoston Herald
Canes Warning
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White House urges calm in Afghanistan election - Daily Mail

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:54

Daily Mail

White House urges calm in Afghanistan election
Daily Mail
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to avoid an international crisis, President Barack Obama has asked the trailing candidate in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election to stay engaged, allow the process for investigating claims of electoral fraud to go forward ...

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Sen. Menendez wants federal probe of Cuba role - Businessweek

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:51

Sen. Menendez wants federal probe of Cuba role
Businessweek
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Robert Menendez said Tuesday that he has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the Cuban government had a role in allegations against him that have made him a target of a federal probe. Among the charges are ...

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Forgotten vials of smallpox found in Bethesda, Md. - USA TODAY

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 13:47

USA TODAY

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in Bethesda, Md.
USA TODAY
Scientists last week discovered several vials of smallpox — one of the deadliest diseases known to man — in an unused storage room at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., according to officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Vials of Smallpox Virus Found in Unapproved Maryland LabABC News
Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage roomPark Record

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Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016 - Chron.com

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:51

SFGate

Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016
Chron.com
This Thursday, June 26, 2014 photo shows restaurant patrons enjoying outdoor dining on East 4th Street in Cleveland. Cleveland is one of two finalists for the Republican national convention in 2016 and a longshot candidate to host the Democratic ...
Cleveland to host 2016 GOP conventionPolitico
RNC panel to recommend site for 2016 conventionAtlanta Journal Constitution
Republicans Pick Cleveland for 2016 Presidential ConventionWall Street Journal
Dallas Morning News (blog) -WSBT-TV -Business Insider
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'The Bachelorette' recap: Hometown heartbreak - The Star-Ledger

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:48

Us Magazine

'The Bachelorette' recap: Hometown heartbreak
The Star-Ledger
It's finally time for the hometown dates, but this episode of “The Bachelorette” is a little unorthodox. That's because toward the end, the remainder of the cast — Andi, Josh, Nick, Chris and Marcus — learns their adventurous friend and former contestant Eric Hill ...
'The Bachelorette' Week Seven recap: Andi goes on hometown dates, learns of ...The Plain Dealer
Bachelorette Episode 8: Andi Murray, the Homeschooled Tennis StarFOXSports.com
Andi Dorfman's Bachelorette Blog: Meeting the Men's FamiliesPeople Magazine
TheCelebrityCafe.com -Starpulse.com -Washington Post (blog)
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Forgotten vials of smallpox found in US storage room; unclear whether virus is ... - U.S. News & World Report

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:05

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in US storage room; unclear whether virus is ...
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - This 1975 file electronmicrograph from the Centers for Disease Control shows the smallpox virus. Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at the National Institute of Health's campus in Maryland made a startling discovery last week _ ...

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Ride Hard And Leave Fear In the Dust

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:52
When cycling solo through the Mojave, all you can do is ride hard and leave fear in the dust.






Volcano World Cup: Semifinals

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:52
We’ve reached the Semifinals of the Volcano World Cup and now it really becomes a battle of the titans. The Quarterfinal matches weren’t that close — except for a spirited battle between Chile and Italy that saw Italy briefly take the lead until a late surge of Chilean votes. Now the final four teams vie […]






A Screen for Bringing the Web’s Most Beautiful Artwork Into Your Home

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:36
In a world already awash in screens, do any of us really need another one? Especially one that only displays art? Jake Levine thinks so. With his new company Electric Objects, Levine’s aiming to bring digital art into your home. The effort takes the form of EO1, a custom-built display housing a barebones computer that […]






Man dies at South Dakota hot dog eating contest - Bonner County Daily Bee

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:23

Man dies at South Dakota hot dog eating contest
Bonner County Daily Bee
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death. Walter Eagle Tail, 47, of Custer, died at a hospital Thursday after attempts to save him at the scene failed, Custer County ...

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Crumbs Bake Shop, famous New York cupcake chain, closes its stores: report - New York Daily News

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:22

New York Daily News

Crumbs Bake Shop, famous New York cupcake chain, closes its stores: report
New York Daily News
A New York cupcake empire has crumbled. Crumbs Bake Shop, famous for its 600-calorie, 4-inch, frosting-topped sweets, notified employees Monday that the popular chain had run out of dough. Its 48 stores across 10 states were closing for good Monday ...
The Daily Docket: Crumbs Bake Shop ClosesWall Street Journal
Crumbs Shuts All Its Cupcake Shops, Files for LiquidationNBCNews.com
Crumbs Crumbles: Cupcake Store Chain Shuts DownABC News
Businessweek -Boston.com
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Shire plc - Statement re: AbbVie Announcement - Wall Street Journal

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:50

The Guardian

Shire plc - Statement re: AbbVie Announcement
Wall Street Journal
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION. Shire plc ("Shire" or ...
AbbVie says hostile move on Shire remains an optionReuters
AbbVie Raises Bid for Irish Drug Maker ShireNew York Times
AbbVie Raises Offer for Shire to $51.5 BillionBloomberg
ABC News -BBC News
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