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North Korea threatens war with South over UN sanctions

Reuters - ‎43 minutes ago‎
By Jack Kim. SEOUL | Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:47am EST. SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea threatened to attack rival South Korea if Seoul joined a new round of tightened U.N.
'Provocative' test threat in North's US tirade
Sanctions mean declaration of war: DPRK
Could North Korea hit the US with a missile?
Young Kim Tests Washington
North Korea Turns Its Ire on the South
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Valor has no gender

New York Daily News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's announcement lifting the ban on women in combat is a victory for basic fairness - and welcome news to female members of the military, who have long operated under combat conditions without getting credit for their ...
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Exterminator charged with strangling Phila. doctor; police say something went ...

Washington Post - ‎23 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA - It had been shaping up to be a mundane sort of afternoon for Dr. Melissa Ketunuti. The promising pediatrician ran some errands, then returned to her downtown Philadelphia rowhouse to meet with an exterminator about a rodent problem.
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NTSB says Boeing 787 battery shows short-circuiting

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - Government regulators are far from completing their investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a top official says, saying the incident is a "very serious air safety concern.
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Xi urges addressing "sensitive" issues between China, Japan

Xinhua - ‎35 minutes ago‎
BEIJING, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping on Friday said China and Japan should address "sensitive" issues between the two countries effectively and in a timely manner.
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Violence flares on anniversary of Egypt uprising

Reuters UK - ‎54 minutes ago‎
By Ahmed el-Shemi and Tom Perry. CAIRO | Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:32am GMT. CAIRO (Reuters) - Hundreds of youths clashed with Egyptian police in Tahrir Square on Friday in a violent start to the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak ...
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Ireland urges nationals to leave Benghazi

Irish Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Ireland has joined Britain, Germany and the Netherlands in urging its nationals to leave the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi due to a specific threat to westerners.
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NM teen spent time at church after family slain

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎17 hours ago‎
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico teen accused of killing his family and plotting to randomly gun down Wal-Mart shoppers spent much of the day after the early morning slayings at his church, wandering the campus as dozens of Sunday school ...
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Red Hook school district increases hours for resource officer

Kingston Daily Freeman - ‎10 minutes ago‎
RED HOOK, N.Y. - The Board of Education has approved a contract with village police to increase school resource officer services from 8 to 20 hours per week.
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Ohio judge considers whether to move, close high school football players' rape trial

Washington Post - ‎54 minutes ago‎
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A judge planned to rule on whether the upcoming trial of two high school football players charged with raping a 16-year-old girl should be open to the public or closed at the request of the girl, the state attorney general and one ...
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Euro jumps ahead of ECB loan repayments

Reuters - ‎35 minutes ago‎
By Richard Hubbard. LONDON | Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:55am EST. LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit an 11-month high and European shares dipped on Friday as markets braced for news on how much banks will repay of the one trillion euros in European ...
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Euro hits 11-month high versus dollar, yen weakens

Reuters - ‎45 minutes ago‎
By Anirban Nag. LONDON | Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:36am EST. LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit an a 11-month high against the dollar and a 21-month peak against the yen on Friday, as investors bet on an economic upturn in Germany and signs of a stabler euro ...
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New Jobless Benefit Applications Fall to 5-Year Low

New York Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in five years, evidence that employers were cutting fewer jobs and may step up hiring.
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Twitter's Vine serves users' inner movie maker

11 hours ago
Written by
Sharon Gaudin
Computerworld - It's no longer just about those 140-character tweets. Now Twitter is helping people discover their inner filmmaker.
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Huawei Creeps up on Apple, Samsung

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎31 minutes ago‎
As Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. try to defend their dominance in the smartphone market, the latest data show China's Huawei Technologies Co.
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Microsoft fails to notice the death of the PC, posts record revenue figures instead

Ars Technica
2 hours ago
Written by
Peter Bright
Microsoft is reporting record revenue for the second quarter of its 2013 financial year. Performances were strong all round, with the Windows Division up 24 percent year on year.
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Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix headline Coachella 2013 music fest

Chicago Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - British rockers Blur and The Stone Roses will be joining French indie-rock band Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers to headline this year's three-day Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, organizers said on Thursday.
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American Idol Post-Fight Recap: Judges Charmed by Charlie Askew, a Singing ...

E! Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
So, The Fight went down on American Idol last night. Judging by the morning-after reactions, viewers may have been a little disappointed by the reality, which was that Nicki Minaj appeared rather ticked off at all of her fellow judges and not just Mariah Carey ...
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Matt Damon Takes Over Jimmy Kimmel Live

E! Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
After being bumped 1,205 times over 10 years, Matt Damon has finally exacted his revenge on Jimmy Kimmel Live. "Welcome to tonight's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Sucks," Damon greeted the audience Thursday, standing in as host for the tied-up Jimmy ...
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Australian Open final: Victoria Azarenka vs Li Na - ‎30 minutes ago‎
MELBOURNE, Australia -- It was back in 2011 that Li Na remembers first feeling the benefits of being a big tennis star. She had just won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open and was headed back home when she saw her face on TV at the airport.
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New, familiar faces highlight All-Star reserves - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tim Duncan was selected to his 14th All-Star game, Spurs teammate Tony Parker is joining him, and the Chicago Bulls also had two reserves chosen Thursday for next month's game in Houston.
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Arizona sends Upton to Braves in 7-player deal

Yahoo! Sports - ‎1 hour ago‎
Arizona traded its star right fielder to the Braves on Thursday in a seven-player deal that sent former All-Star infielder Martin Prado to the Diamondbacks.
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Dung Beetles Navigate Via the Milky Way, First Known in Animal Kingdom

National Geographic - ‎7 hours ago‎
Talk about star power—a new study shows that dung beetles navigate via the Milky Way, the first known species to do so in the animal kingdom.
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NASA Testing Vintage Engine From Apollo 11 Rocket

ABC News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Good ideas from the past come back around eventually. At NASA, that means looking to the Apollo program for new ideas to develop the next generation of rockets for future space missions to the moon and beyond.
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New Norovirus Strain Behind Recent Outbreaks In US

Medical News Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new norovirus strain, known as GII.4 Sydney, has been identified as the main cause of norovirus outbreaks in the U.S. from September to December 2012.
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Study: smokers have shorter life expectancy than nonsmokers - ‎2 hours ago‎
Smokers lose at least one decade of life expectancy over non-smokers on average according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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