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21 sentenced to death in Egypt soccer riot

CBS News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
CAIRO An Egyptian court sentenced 21 people to death Saturday on charges related to one of the world's deadliest incidents of soccer violence, touching off an attempted jailbreak and a riot that killed another eight in the Mediterranean port city that is home to ...
Seven Dead in Egypt Anniversary Clashes Injuring Hundreds
Egypt deploys troops to Suez to quell 'out of control' clashes
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At least 22 killed in Egyptian clashes over football stadium death sentences

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Hundreds have been injured in clashes in the northeastern city of Port Said in which police have rained down tear gas on protesters armed with stones and some with petrol bombs.
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French forces in Mali seize airport, bridge at rebel-held Gao

Reuters - ‎5 minutes ago‎
KONNA, Mali | Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:45am EST. KONNA, Mali (Reuters) - French forces in Mali have seized the airport and the bridge over the Niger River at the Islamist rebel-held stronghold of Gao, the French Defence Ministry said on Saturday.
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Victoria Azarenka beats Li Na in three sets at Australian Open

Los Angeles Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Victoria Azarenka won her second consecutive Australian Open title, beating Li Na, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, in a dramatic final that contained a break for fireworks, two medical timeouts and a nasty fall to the court by Li.
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Director Abrams to helm new Star Wars, fans say force with him

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
By Piya Sinha-Roy. Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:17am EST. (Reuters) - Sci-fi filmmaker J.J. Abrams will direct "Star Wars: Episode VII", Walt Disney Co said after days of speculation, giving hope to many long-suffering fans who were disappointed by the last three ...
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Azarenka Wins in Australia to Keep Women's Title

New York Times
58 minutes ago
Written by
Christopher Clarey
MELBOURNE, Australia - In a momentum-swinging final interrupted by fireworks and, yes, more medical timeouts, Victoria Azarenka defended her Australian Open singles title by rallying to defeat Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
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Syria conflict: Britain to provide extra £21m in humanitarian aid

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The UK is to provide £21m in new humanitarian aid for people caught up in the crisis in Syria, the government has said. International Development Secretary Justine Greening said the aid would "help deliver life-saving winter clothing, food and medicine".
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South African crocodiles hunt 'continues by night'

BBC News - ‎20 hours ago‎
The hunt for thousands of crocodiles which escaped from a farm in South Africa on Sunday is continuing, mainly at night, one of the farmers has said.
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'Propaganda' by Gays Faces Russian Curbs Amid Unrest

New York Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
MOSCOW - While Russian lawmakers debated a bill that would outlaw “homosexual propaganda,” nationalist and religious demonstrators on Friday attacked gay rights advocates who had gathered outside the lower house of Parliament to protest the ...
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Pro-life advocates continue their fight against abortion

SILive.com - ‎24 minutes ago‎
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, joined thousands of men and women in Washington, D.C., Friday at the annual March for Life during the 40th anniversary week of the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision ...
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Ex-CIA officer Kiriakou gets 2 ½ years for leaks

USA TODAY - ‎7 hours ago‎
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (AP) - A federal judge rejected arguments that a former CIA officer was acting as a whistleblower on the agency's use of torture when the officer leaked a covert agent's name to a reporter, sentencing him to more than two years in ...
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For GOP Comeback, Leaders Urge Stepped-Up Outreach

NPR (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
In their first big party gathering since Election Day, Republican leaders from around the country met in Charlotte, N.C., this week.
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Europe's Banks to Pay Some 3-Year Loans Early

New York Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
DAVOS, Switzerland - The European Central Bank said on Friday that more banks than expected planned to pay back some low-interest three-year loans early, signaling that at least some banks are now healthier and able to raise money on their own.
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U.S. Stocks Post Weekly Gain Amid Longest Gain Since 2004

Bloomberg - ‎13 hours ago‎
U.S. stocks rose for the week, capping the longest stretch of daily gains since 2004, amid better-than-estimated corporate earnings and economic data as lawmakers voted to temporarily suspend the federal debt limit.
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Phone unlocking ban could could hit you in the wallet

PCWorld - ‎12 hours ago‎
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Rumor: “J85″ iPad mini and “N51/N53″ iPhone 5S on route to July release

Today's iPhone - ‎13 hours ago‎
Earlier today there was a report in from iLounge talking about the supposed new iPhone 5S and iPad 5. Alongside the rumors earlier, some new information has come to light from “another trusted source,” who “offered a handful of additional details.
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Liberty Ross Divorcing Husband After His Fling with Kristen Stewart

People Magazine - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Snow White and the Huntsman actress, 34, filed for divorce Friday from her director-husband Sanders, 41, in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Friday, PEOPLE confirms.
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jOBS: Sundance Review

Hollywood Reporter - ‎2 hours ago‎
A biopic that's perhaps too respectful of the tech icon's innovations still remains frequently engaging. Venue: Sundance Film Festival, Closing Night Film: Premieres.
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Woods, After Shooting a 65, Is Back on Top at Torrey Pines

New York Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Woods, After Shooting a 65, Is Back on Top at Torrey Pines. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Published: January 25, 2013. SAN DIEGO (AP) - Tiger Woods made it look easy on a dreary day at Torrey Pines and wound up in a place he has not been in five ...
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Yankees GM Cashman: 'No guarantees' A-Rod returns this season

New York Post (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
Brian Cashman acknowledged Friday Alex Rodriguez could miss all of 2013 after undergoing hip surgery, but reiterated he expects to have the third baseman back sometime around the middle of the season.
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LeBron James bear-hugs a fan that hit a half-court shot worth $75000 (VIDEO)

Yahoo! Sports (blog) - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Away from the cameras, NBA players hit half court shots all the time. They try them in practice, sometimes on a coach's dare to try and end practice with a miraculous 47-footer, and they're often successful.
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Kobe Bryant talks Lakers, Dwight Howard's future

USA TODAY
21 minutes ago
Written by
Sam Amick
LOS ANGELES - There was a missing piece to the puzzle Kobe Bryant was putting together late Friday night. Long after the Lakers had downed Utah 102-84 to break their four-game losing streak and remind the masses of the potential they still have, their ...
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Brooklyn Nets' Reggie Evans calls out Memphis Grizzlies for playing starters in ...

New York Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
GRIZZLIES 101, NETS 77. MEMPHIS - The game wasn't over yet, but the Nets were finished, having been punished so badly by the Grizzlies that Gerald Wallace called it “a good ol' ass-whooping.
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Dung beetles use stars to navigate - study

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Professor Marcus Byrne displays a dung beetle in the Johannesburg Planetarium at Wits University. The star projector was used to determine whether the beetles navigated via the stars of the Milky way galaxy.
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Investors shrug at pie in the sky plans to mine asteroids, moon

Fox News
20 minutes ago
Written by
Jeremy Kaplan
A slew of space entrepreneurs are trying to convince investors that there's gold -- and platinum and other precious minerals -- inside asteroids, just waiting to be mined.
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Curiosity, Then Concern for a Dolphin in Difficulty

New York Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
A dolphin was spotted Friday morning in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. As crowds gathered, a man climbed over a railing and reached down to touch the dolphin.
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More Evidence of a Severe Flu Season

New York Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Death rates from flu and pneumonia have soared well above those of the last few years, confirming that this will be a fairly severe flu season, figures released Friday by federal health officials show.
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FDA Likely to Add Limits on Painkillers

New York Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Trying to stem the scourge of prescription drug abuse, an advisory panel of experts to the Food and Drug Administration voted on Friday to toughen the restrictions on painkillers like Vicodin that contain hydrocodone, the most widely prescribed drugs in the ...
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PepsiCo Inc: Gatorade-maker nixes controversial ingredient from popular sports ...

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
PepsiCo Inc. is removing a controversial ingredient from its Gatorade sports drink in response to customer complaints. Molly Carter, a spokesperson for the company, said Friday the removal of brominated vegetable oil was in the works over the past year after ...

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