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1 hr ago | MassLive.com

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.

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Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | CBC News

E-cigarette market on fire while scientists wage heated debate

The electronic cigarette. Safer than the real thing? A way to quit smoking or a gateway to tobacco use? Electronic cigarette use is skyrocketing, revenue has reached the billions of dollars, legislators are talking about - and enacting - regulations, and more and more research is published every month.

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Related Topix: Canada, Publishing, Media, New Times, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine

10 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Ohio woman to be sentenced in slave labor case

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jordie L. By The Associated Press Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Youngstown, OH, Federal Prisons, Prison

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBC News

Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibit coming to AGO

Visitors are seen gazing at a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting at London's Christie auction house in June of 2013.

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Related Topix: Jean Michel Basquiat, Painting, Arts, Canada,

Switched

Leah Cuevas Charged With Murder In Missing Mom's Slaying

A New York woman has been charged in the slaying of a mother of four whose partially dismembered body was discovered on Long Island earlier this month.

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Related Topix: New York, Brooklyn (Jacksonville, FL), Suffolk County, NY, Hempstead, NY

Star Phoenix

Aboriginal roommates claim racism

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan raised its outlook for the year Thursday as it reported a second-quarter profit of $472 million.

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PanArmenian Network

Two Finnish aid workers shot dead in Afghanistan

PanARMENIAN.Net - Two Finnish aid workers were shot dead Thursday, July 24 in the western Afghan city of Herat, officials said, according to the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Train Disaster, Explosion

Television Week

Will CBS Keep Colbert's 'Late Show' in New York? Now We Know the...

Will CBS Keep Colbert's 'Late Show' in New York? Now We Know the Answer -- and the $16 Million Reasons Why CBS made its eagerly anticipated announcement today about whether it will keep its "Late Show" in New York when Stephen Colbert takes over for David Letterman next year, and the answer, the Associated Press reports, is yes.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks

WATE-TV Knoxville

Suspected Nazi guard's death a blow to prosecutors

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty, Ohio

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Star Phoenix

Man convicted of second-degree murder

The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of... NEW YORK, N.Y. - In a story July 22 about the death of author Thomas Berger, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the main character in his novel ... (more)

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Related Topix: Monster, Human Resources

Paradise Post

Stonestreet: Acceptance will grow for gay athletes

Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Eric Stonestreet

Gawker

Associated Press Dutifully Reports Twitter Parody as Fact

In a place as strange and wonderful as the Internet, it can be tough even for web-native publications to get all the facts straight , but old media seems to have a special talent for fucking them completely sideways .

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Related Topix: Twitter, New York Daily News, Publishing, Media, News, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Star Phoenix

Saskatchewan teen's English Channel swim underway

Large swaths of south and central Saskatchewan could see severe weather, including tornadoes, later Wednesday and into Thursday, says Environment Canada.

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KTVN Reno

NY judge orders 24-7 Argentina debt talks

Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use... Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

The San Diego Union-Tribune

JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

Jet Blue pilot John Manwaring stands as he is arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on a heroin possession charge Monday, July 21, 2014, in Boston.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Boston, MA, Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways

KSWO

Police custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic

By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, New York

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Star Phoenix

Murmurs of crime wave in quiet Cudworth

On first blush, the moves represented mere tinkering with a roster that only good health will make whole.

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New Jersey Herald

NY man charged in 1990s murders of 2 prostitutes

The arrest of a suspect in the killings of two prostitutes in the mid-1990s is not believed connected to the unsolved homicides of 10 people, including sex workers, whose bodies have turned up near a beach highway in recent years, authorities said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Manorville, NY, East Patchogue, NY

The Modesto Bee

Correction: Obit-Thomas Berger story

He fought with the Cheyenne. NEW YORK - Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Little Big Man, Western, War Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, University of Cincinnati, Columbia University

CBC News

U.S. airlines cancel flights to Israel, citing rocket fire near airport

Delta Air Lines on Tuesday cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, Palestinian Territories, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

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