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Hacker Says He Can Break Into Airplane Systems Using In-Flight Wi-Fi

Mon, 2014-08-04 10:03

Two years ago, a group at Las Vegas' annual hacker convention said it could break into air traffic control systems. This year a session will show how a passenger can hack a plane while in the air.

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Iraqi Leader Orders Air Support For Kurds Battling Extremists

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:35

Meanwhile, Kurdish forces are urging the U.S. to provide weapons in the fight against militants with the Islamic State.

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WATCH: Playful Lion Cub Scares The Daylights Out Of Dog

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:53

The viral video was filmed at a farm in South Africa that specializes in training animals to work in movies.

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Federal Judge Rules Alabama Abortion Law Is Unconstitutional

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:18

The law required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The measure is similar to legislation in 10 other states.

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Doctor With Ebola Is Improving, As Nigeria Reports Second Case

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:06

Dr. Kent Brantly, the first person to be treated for Ebola in the U.S., arrived in Atlanta Saturday, while the outbreak in West Africa continues to spread. Nigeria says a doctor there has the virus.

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Hospitals And Health Plans See The Future Very Differently

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:52

Are we going back to the bad old days of big increases in health care spending or is the modest boost of recent years here to stay? It really depends on who you ask — insurers or hospitals.

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Chef Grills Steak, Volcano-Style, With Molten Lava

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:50

After Sam Bompas roasted marshmallows over lava at a volcano in Japan, he wanted to recreate the experience. So he asked a geologist and sculptor who'd built an artificial volcano to host a barbecue.

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Storms, Aftershocks Hurt Rescue Efforts Following Deadly China Quake

Mon, 2014-08-04 06:38

The earthquake that hit Yunnan Province on Sunday afternoon has killed nearly 400 people. It displaced about 230,000 people, and more than 57,000 may still be waiting for rescue.

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Mudslides, Flooding Strand Thousands In California

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:19

One person was killed Sunday when a mudslide buried a car. Officials told people in two communities and in a campground to shelter in place.

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Gaza Conflict: Israel Begins Redeploying Troops

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:58

Israel also declared a seven-hour humanitarian cease-fire, but there were still no signs that a long-lasting peace was at hand.

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Toledo Mayor Lifts Water Ban, Says 'Our Water Is Safe'

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:50

For three days, cities in northwest Ohio had told residents not to use city water, because it had been contaminated by toxins most likely produced by blooming algae in Lake Erie.

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Toledo Water Ban Persists After New Test Results Cause Concerns

Mon, 2014-08-04 00:32

Mayor D. Michael Collins said early Monday that tests done by the state and federal authorities and the city show a positive trend, but that more testing will be done because some concerns remain.

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Airstrike Kills Militant Leader In Gaza Strip Ahead Of Truce

Mon, 2014-08-04 00:08

An Israeli airstrike killed a militant leader in the Gaza Strip on Monday, just hours ahead of an expected seven-hour truce announced by Israel that was meant to open a "humanitarian window" for aid.

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Proposed Gondola For Grand Canyon's Rim Has Community On Edge

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:33

Developers and the Navajo Nation are negotiating to bring a tourist complex — and jobs — to the edge of the Grand Canyon. But some Native Americans say the project would tread on sacred land.

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The American President And A Little Town Called Obama, Japan

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:31

A small town in Japan is celebrating the American president — with lots and lots of kitsch. But Obama Onsen has a rich history in its own right.

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One Step To Combat Obesity: Make Stairs More Attractive

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:30

In modern buildings, stairs are often stuck in a corner, ugly and hard to find. Now some architects want to return to the days when stairways were grand — focal points that people wanted to climb.

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As Ballot Deadline Looms, A Muddied Debate Over Colo. Fracking

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:28

Colorado is embroiled in debate over how to regulate oil and gas development. Up to four energy-related issues could be on the November ballot, and the run-up is causing confusion among voters.

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Is There Any Empathy Left In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:27

A generation ago, Israelis and Palestinians routinely rubbed shoulders. But they have become increasingly segregated and the current fighting has only added to the friction between Arab and Jews.

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Is There Any Empathy Left In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:27

A generation ago, Israelis and Palestinians routinely rubbed shoulders. But they have become increasingly segregated and the current fighting has only added to the friction between Arab and Jews.

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A Tax Bill Killed By The Push And Pull Of Politics On The Hill

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:21

Sometimes seemingly nonsensical moves — like most of what happens behind the scenes on Capitol Hill — are deftly calculated plays for political survival.

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