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North Korea Announces Cure For MERS (As If)

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:44

The drug can also allegedly wipe out AIDS and TB and just about every other disease. The state-run media announced the news, so exaggeration is to be expected.

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North Korea Announces Cure For MERS (As If)

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:44

The drug can also allegedly wipe out AIDS and TB and just about every other disease. The state-run media announced the news, so exaggeration is to be expected.

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Tobacco Is Smokin' Again In Zimbabwe

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:39

Tobacco production took a nosedive after the economy collapsed and the government seized white-owned farms. A decade later, the industry is booming once more.

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Tobacco Is Smokin' Again In Zimbabwe

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:39

Tobacco production took a nosedive after the economy collapsed and the government seized white-owned farms. A decade later, the industry is booming once more.

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Courted By Candidates, Faith Voters Say They Want To Hear More

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:03

Attendees of the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority conference say they want to hear the candidates talk about higher education, defense and gun rights.

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Leaving Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders Found Home In Vermont

Sat, 2015-06-20 01:03

Sanders grew up a city kid, dreaming of a life in the Green Mountain State. Now, a friend says, "I think he needs his fix of Vermont."

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Cat Wins 'Hero Dog' Award

Fri, 2015-06-19 16:57

Tara body-slammed the neighbors' dog to save her then-4-year-old owner. When a Los Angeles shelter prepared to present its annual trophy, no dog's heroics could match the cat's.

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Obamacare Repeal Would Add Billions to Deficit

Fri, 2015-06-19 14:29

A new report adds to the debate over the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act in advance of a much-awaited Supreme Court ruling.

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Guess Which Country Has The Biggest Increase In Soda Drinking

Fri, 2015-06-19 14:20

It's Cameroon, closely trailed by Vietnam and India. Sugary fizzy drinks are making inroads in the developing world.

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Mexico's Sugary Drink Tax Makes A Dent In Consumption, Study Claims

Fri, 2015-06-19 14:00

Few countries or cities have dared to try a "sin" tax on soda, so no one really knows if a tax would actually get people to drink less. Preliminary results suggest that the tax in Mexico is working.

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Predictably, Democrats, Republicans Don't Agree On Charleston Causes, Solutions

Fri, 2015-06-19 13:46

The shooting at a historically black church in Charleston briefly put a pause on the campaign. But eventually politics crept back in, and both sides, as usual, took different lessons from the tragedy.

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Confederate Flag 'Has To Come Down' In S.C., NAACP Leader Says

Fri, 2015-06-19 13:40

Calling Wednesday's killing of nine black church members in Charleston, S.C., a hate crime, the head of the NAACP says it's not appropriate for South Carolina to keep flying the Confederate flag.

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Police Investigating Whether Man Found Dead In London Fell From Plane

Fri, 2015-06-19 13:11

The man's body was found on a rooftop shortly after a flight from Johannesburg landed at Heathrow. Another man who stowed away was found hiding in that plane's undercarriage.

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Detroit's Iconic Fisher Building Up For Auction

Fri, 2015-06-19 12:53

An important part of Detroit's skyline is on the auction block — the 29-story Fisher Building. The bank foreclosed on it, and next week, it goes up for sale online.

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After Verses Turn To Versus, Poet Emerges With Renowned Oxford Post

Fri, 2015-06-19 12:33

If you didn't know better, you might mistake the hubbub for American politics. But, amid the fickle endorsements and dustups, poet Simon Armitage won election as the newest Oxford professor of poetry.

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The Neighs Have It: Horse Outruns Man, But Just Barely

Fri, 2015-06-19 12:31

The annual Man v. Horse Marathon in Wales sounds like a lopsided contest favoring racers with four feet. But scientists say that Homo sapiens evolved to be incredible endurance athletes, too.

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Kansas City Royals Are Running The Bases In All-Star Game Balloting

Fri, 2015-06-19 12:07

Major League Baseball has invalidated millions of online ballots for next month's game. Officials say ballots are invalidated every year, but the Royals' strong showing this year has raised eyebrows.

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#NPRreads: Wealthier Grays And The Intersection Of Race And Guns

Fri, 2015-06-19 11:21

This week's selection of articles and essays covers a surprising economic fact about seniors, the psychological damage done to juveniles in solitary and a look at the South Carolina church shooting.

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$1 Million Bond For Church Shooting Suspect

Fri, 2015-06-19 11:10

Dylann Roof appeared via videolink for a court hearing today, where he stood expressionless as victims' family members poured out their emotions.

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Why Ebola Won't Go Away In West Africa

Fri, 2015-06-19 10:26

Over the past few months, case tallies have dipped toward zero, only to bounce back up. Health officials worry the outbreak could never end if people keep hiding cases and dead bodies.

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