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Reagan aide Jim Brady's death ruled homicide

Posted: 08/08/2014 - A spokeswoman says a Virginia medical examiner has notified police that this week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady has been ruled a homicide.

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Tropical Storm Iselle makes landfall in Hawaii

Updated: 08/08/2014 - The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened and was on track to pass north of the islands.

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Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

Updated: 08/07/2014 - President Barack Obama says he's authorized the U.S. military to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants if they advance toward the city of Erbil.

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Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Updated: 08/07/2014 - Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by Lone Star ticks, which are found in the Southwest and eastern half of the U.S.

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Forecasters expect slower Atlantic storm season

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Federal forecasters say the Atlantic hurricane season will be even quieter than predicted, thanks to atmospheric and oceanic conditions suppressing storm formation.

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Hawaii rattled by quake as hurricanes near

Posted: 08/07/2014 - The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude-4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.

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NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

Updated: 08/07/2014 - The NCAA board of directors has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping package plan that will give the five biggest conferences the ability to create some of their own rules.

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Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions

Posted: 08/07/2014 - The Russian government has fully banned imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway.

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FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first. The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.

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TVA to cut more than 2,000 jobs

Posted: 08/06/2014 - The nation's largest public utility is eliminating more than 2,000 jobs as part of a $500 million cost-cutting campaign.

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New leaker disclosing U.S. secrets, Gov't says

Updated: 08/06/2014 - The federal government has concluded there's a new leaker exposing national security documents in the aftermath of surveillance disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, U.S. officials tell CNN.

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Little boy gives funny interview

Updated: 08/06/2014 - A Pennsylvania boy made a bunch of people laugh as he was interviewed about his local county fair.

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Russian Hackers steal 1.2 billion passwords

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

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Death toll in southern China quake rises to 589

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Authorities say the death toll in southern China's earthquake has risen to 589 as search and rescue teams are working to clear isolated mountain communities in Yunnan province.

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