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Storm system rakes Northwest, killing 2
SEATTLE — Two people have died after an unusually strong storm system moved through the Northwest, bringing down trees and causing power outages. Gig Harbor Police rep…USA TodayStorm system
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Behind Tianjin Tragedy, a Company That Flouted Regulations and Reap…TIANJIN, China — One partner was the son of a local police chief, the other an executive at a state-run chemicals firm. After meeting at a dinner party, the…New York Timeshazardous chemicals

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Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the …Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and acclaimed author who explored some of the brain’s strangest …
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Republicans silent as Obama orders pay raise for the militaryOver the last seven years since the start of the financial crisis during the Fall of 2008, wages have …
Man's Selfie With Rattlesnake Goes Horribly WrongPeople being injured while trying to take a selfie with a wild animal is now apparently a thing. It’s …
Scott Walker Open To Building Wall Along Border With CanadaWASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), a staunch advocate of beefing up security on …
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Ben Carson Edging Close to Front-Runner Trump in Latest Iowa PollThe real estate mogul has made big gains with voters in the first caucus state, but Carson has the …

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What your bagel order says about youYou don't need a handwriting analyst to decode your deepest desires, fears and personality traits.
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Steve Smith, Chris Culliver Ejected After Redskins-Ravens …Apparently, Steve Smith and Chris Culliver didn't get the memo that preseason games don't matter …
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NASA simulates Mars mission by locking up people in a tiny domeA group of six people bade the rest of the world farewell on Friday to begin their year-long stay in a …
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Rutgers Ends Camp with Epic Offense vs. Defense Dance-offRutgers coach Kyle Flood organized a dance-off between the offense and defense to end camp. The …
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Fan Dies After Falling from Upper Deck at Turner FieldPlay between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees was overshadowed by a scary incident …
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When the wells run dry: California drought forcing some families to …TULARE, Calif. – Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard.
UT Austin Uproots Statue of Confederate President Jefferson DavisA statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis was uprooted from its spot at the University of Texas at Austin today. The statue …
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ireBAXTER STATE PARK, Maine – When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only …
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Germany, France, Britain press for EU action on migrantsBritish Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, left, and Home Secretary Theresa May, attend an emergency meeting on train security …
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Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 deadCommuters on their way to the capital are taxied to a bus, after they were temporarily stranded in Montrouis, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 29 …
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ISIS detains dozens in Iraqi town after rare street protestBAGHDAD – Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town, detaining at least 70 and …
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Reports: Sandra Bullock is dating again!Sandra Bullock arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Minions." (Photo: Jason Merritt, Getty Images) Sorry guys, Sandra Bullock is …
The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde Blames Herself for Being RapedThe Pretenders rocker says she takes 'full responsibility' for what happened more than 40 years ago when she was raped by a violent …
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Jay Z may have joined, quit Instagram over the weekendThe world's most recognizable rapper appeared to finally join Instagram on Saturday - only to quit the site just 14 hours later. An …
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Researchers find sunken military vessel missing for decadesJOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – Researchers made a surprising find when diving in the waters off Hawaii: a large …
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IoT for food and water: Here’s what the future looks likeIn the near future, IoT will drive tremendous innovation in the way our food is grown, processed, distributed, stored, and consumed.
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The startup-filled Silicon Bayou in New Orleans lives on, 10 years …The grand old restaurant Commander's Palace, in New Orleans, is hidden among multicolored mansions in the city's smartest …
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Warren Buffett's new deal is encouraging investors to consolidate a …Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $37 billion deal for aerospace supplier Precision Castparts Corp is encouraging investors to consolidate the …
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General Mills Aims to Cut More Than a Quarter of Its Greenhouse …GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) -- General Mills (GIS - Get Report) has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions …
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Chris Christie Deflects Criticism of FedEx Immigration ProposalOne day taking after suggesting that the U.S. government should keep tabs on immigrants entering the country the same way FedEx …
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Christie: Jeb Bush ‘Hasn’t Been In A Relevant Campaign Since …Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie doubled down on comments he made earlier this week on the Laura Ingraham Show …
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Mayor: Equip all Milwaukee beat police with body camerasThe mayor of Milwaukee is proposing equipping all of the city's police officers on the street with body cameras by the end of next year.
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Surging Democrat Sanders says new Iowa poll is pro Bernie, not …Surging Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday avoided taking swipes at primary front-runner Hillary Clinton …
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Turner Field US Flag at Half-Staff After Fan Dies in FallThe U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the …
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Ohio State embarks on a road to repeating that never has been rougherOne coach voted for Alabama. Another tabbed TCU. Maybe the outliers know something everyone else doesn’t, or maybe they were …
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Tennessee gains weekend commit from three-star D-linemanThe Volunteers gained their 16th commitment of their 2016 recruiting class Saturday with the pledge of Louisiana lineman D'andre …
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Health officials confirm new Ebola death in Sierra LeoneLiberians shake hands in Nyehn Town, Todee District in a suburb outside Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday. Handshakes were outlawed as …
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Marijuana may do bad things to spermHeavy pot smoking may lower your sperm count says a new study. (Photo: Jim Mone, AP) (NEWSER) – Smoking pot could damage …
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Utah Plague Death: Man Becomes 4th Person To Die Of Disease …Health officials confirmed Thursday that a man from Utah has become the fourth person in the U.S. to die of the plague. Officials from …
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Windows 10 Home patch lets you turn off automatic app updatesAs originally released, the option to disable automatic app updates in Windows 10 Home was, for whatever reason, grayed out. But as …
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Former CEO Of Apple John Sculley Debuts Two New Android PhonesJohn Sculley was the CEO at Apple from 1983 to 1993. Under his leadership, the company’s profits increased from $800 million to $8 …
The InquisitrAndroid Phones
A leaked part of an iPhone 6S shows a bigger, more powerful front …A leaked component that appears to be part of the not-yet-announced iPhone 6S shows that it will have a bigger front-facing camera …
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Modern Mechanical Founder Named To Top 40 Under 40 ListJust five years after founding Modern Mechanical, a home services and HVAC specialist based in Ashburn, owner Shawn Mitchell has …
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AtWork Group Opens In AshburnAtWork Group, a national staffing agency, opened a new location in Ashburn this week. Owned by IT and staffing software professional Sonja Robinson, it is the company’s 18th location. The office is at …
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Suspect Charged In Ashburn, Lansdowne Break-insThe Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has charged a 23-year-old Sterling man in connection with a series of residential burglaries that …
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