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Major Flaw In Android Phones Would Let Hackers In With Just A Text

Mon, 2015-07-27 02:01

A severe flaw in Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system, would let hackers take over with just a text message.

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Moderate Muslims Counter Islamic State Propaganda With Own Media Strategy

Mon, 2015-07-27 01:09

The group, based out of Indiana, hopes its series of web videos will help to dispel the propaganda that they say has hijacked their faith.

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Beneath Alaskan Wildfires, A Hidden Threat: Long-Frozen Carbon's Thaw

Mon, 2015-07-27 01:08

As millions of acres of forests burn across the state this summer, there's growing concern about what impact that might have on permafrost — and how melting permafrost might affect climate change.

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A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

Sun, 2015-07-26 23:57

Try to look inside the brain and you're not going to get very far. But photoacoustic imaging may be a solution for the shortcomings of conventional imaging. It uses lasers to make the brain sing.

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Senior Senate Republicans Rebuke Cruz After He Criticizes McConnell

Sun, 2015-07-26 23:31

The drama came as the Senate defeated a procedural vote to repeal President Obama's health care law and took a step toward reviving the federal Export-Import Bank, both amendments on a highway bill.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, Whitney Houston's Daughter, Has Died, Says Family

Sun, 2015-07-26 17:41

A representative for the Houston family has said the daughter of the late entertainer and R&B singer Bobby Brown has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub.

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Fiat Chrysler Hit With Record $105 Million Fine For Safety Defects

Sun, 2015-07-26 15:51

The automaker admits it failed to promptly recall vehicles with defects, including ones that could cause drivers to lose control. The company will also buy back some cars from owners.

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A Day Of Triumph In A Time Of Change: Cuba's High Holiday Explained

Sun, 2015-07-26 13:47

It's been 62 years since Fidel Castro launched the attack that began the Cuban revolution, and the country still marks the date. As tensions cool with the U.S., what does July 26 mean to Cubans today?

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For Many Syrian Refugees, Life Must Begin Again In Lebanon

Sun, 2015-07-26 13:28

The war in Syria has displaced more than 4 million people. Many of them are women and girls who fled across the border into Lebanon — where tensions are growing between the refugees and their hosts.

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What Does California Ruling Mean For Migrants Held At Detention Centers?

Sun, 2015-07-26 13:06

A federal judge in California has ruled that immigration authorities improperly detained women and children who tried to enter the U.S. illegally. Immigrant rights activists are praising the ruling.

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Oklahoma Takes A Hard Look At What Police Seize — And How It's Spent

Sun, 2015-07-26 13:06

The state's loose civil forfeiture laws allow authorities to seize funds and property without charges. Alleged abuses include using funds to pay off an assistant district attorney's student loans.

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British Cyclist Chris Froome Wins Tour De France

Sun, 2015-07-26 10:57

The 30-year-old repeats his 2013 victory, beating back a late-stage attack by Colombian Nairo Quintana.

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Syria's Assad Admits Setbacks In Civil War, But Vows To Win

Sun, 2015-07-26 10:25

Speaking in a televised address in Damascus, Assad promised: "We will resist and we will win."

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Mexico Judge Orders Prison Officials Detained In 'El Chapo' Escape

Sun, 2015-07-26 07:46

Joaquin Guzman slipped out of his cell on July 11, via an underground tunnel. He is believed to have had inside help in the jailbreak.

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While Obama Talks Security In Kenya, Al-Shabab Carries Out Attack In Somalia

Sun, 2015-07-26 06:20

The al-Qaida affiliated extremist group has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu that has killed at least four people.

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President Obama Urges Kenyans To 'Choose Path Of Progress'

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:13

The remarks came in a speech wrapping up his three-day visit to Kenya. Next, Obama goes to Ethiopia.

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Cost Of War: Veterans Remember USS Indianapolis, Shark Attacks

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:06

After delivering the atomic bomb for the U.S. attack on Hiroshima 70 years ago, the Indianapolis was torpedoed and sank. Its story has been all but forgotten, but 32 survivors are having a reunion.

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Analyst: Angry French Farmers Will Have To Adapt To Globalization

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:32

French farmers demanding higher prices for meat and milk have brought chaos to the country's vacation season by holding protests and blocking roads across the country.

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For Candidates, Winning Iowa Means Courting Business, Evangelicals

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:32

Steve Deace, an Iowa conservative talk radio host, speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the Republican field is shaping up for caucuses this winter.

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On ADA Anniversary, Some Blame The Law For Low Employment

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:32

Signed into law 25 years ago, the Americans With Disabilities Act was supposed to open the doors to employment for many. But only a small percentage of disabled Americans are working today.

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