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4 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, Missouri, US Governors, Jan Brewer

4 hrs ago | Medical Daily

5 Ways To Use Mayonnaise For Beauty: It Can Make Your Sandwich Taste Better And Kill Head Lice

When you think of mayonnaise, the first thing that comes to mind is egg salad, tuna salad, and summer, right? It's a staple in many kitchens, ranking probably second or third after ketchup and salt.

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Related Topix: Sandwich

4 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Arizona execution offers evidence against lethal injection

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, Missouri, US Governors, Jan Brewer

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

From burning at the stake to lethal injection, how America keeps reinventing capital punishment

Wednesday's execution in Arizona appears to be another case of lethal injection gone awry.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, Prison, Kendall, Death Penalty, 9

12 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Remarkable woman: Chess is only part of the University of Chicago student's winning approach to life

Like many of her fellow students at the University of Chicago, Darrian Robinson texts frequently, is in a sorority and likes to spend her free time binge-watching popular TV shows, like "Orange Is the New Black" and "New Girl."

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Related Topix: Games, Chess, University of Chicago, African-American, The Federation

14 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

El Salvador youth saved from violence by music

San Salvador, El Salvador, Jul 24, 2014 / 02:12 am .- Nearly 1,000 children and teens who live in violent, crime-ridden areas of El Salvador have turned to the Don Bosco Youth Symphonic Orchestra as an alternative to a life of drugs and conflict.

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Related Topix: World News, El Salvador, Youth, Family, Kids

15 hrs ago | KFVS12

Online university to aid community college grads

The Missouri version of Western Governors University has agreed to provide a 5 percent tuition discount for community college graduates who take its online courses.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Western Governors University

16 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Factory Road murder trial - onlookers tell of mum's leap from second floor of house with son

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dimmer

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NME

Slowdive announce two further reunion dates

Slowdive have announced two further reunion gigs for later this year. The reformed shoegaze band returned to the stage for their first gig in almost 20 years back in May, playing a surprise gig at the Sonic Cathedral label's 10th anniversary party at London's Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen.

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ABC News

Sia on the Drama Around the Song 'Pretty Hurts'

Long before Sia recorded her album "1,000 Forms of Fear" and shot to the top of the charts with the unconventional hit single, "Chandelier," the Australian pop singer established herself as one of pop music's most successful songwriters.

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Related Topix: Sia, Flo Rida, Pop/Rock, Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Hip-Hop, David Guetta, House, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Canvas fingerprinting: White House and porn site are shadow buddies

A canvas fingerprinting expose making news rounds is that the White House and YouPorn websites are both in the bed with a pervasive online tracking method which shadows online browsers.

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Related Topix: Canvas, Privacy

The Georgia Straight

Richard Linklater plays a long game with Boyhood

Richard Linklater had the foresight to include era-specific details while making Boyhood.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused, Drama Movies, Waking Life, Animation Movies, Slacker, Richard Linklater, Texas, Celebrities, Milla Jovovich

The Motley Fool

Is Nvidia's Shield Tablet the Ultimate Gaming Device?

The tablet is equipped with an Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, an 8-inch full HD display, front-facing speakers, support for microSD cards up to 128GB, and optional LTE connectivity.

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Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, The, Deep Silver, Science / Technology, CPU, The Hub, Feral Interactive, Codemasters, GRID, Twitch

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz council OKs new building for PCS

SANTA CRUZ >> The Santa Cruz City Council approved plans Tuesday for Pacific Collegiate School to relocate its renown charter program to a largely empty building on the Westside, a proposal that requires special permits to operate in an industrial zone.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Education Etc., Health Club, Toadal Fitness

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Iol.co.za

Numsa mulls offer amid strike

South Africa's largest union will consider the latest government wage proposal, it said on Tuesday, raising hopes of an end to a three-week strike in the metals and engineering sectors that has sapped the continent's most advanced economy.

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Related Topix: The Federation

Examiner.com

Plague Rat Diary Project-Let your Asylum Story be Heard

This is the highly memorable closing speech that bookends every Emilie Autumn concert, and she implores us to become part of the asylum in some way.

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WSYR-AM Syracuse

Sara Bareilles Covers Sia's 'Chandelier' At New York City Concert

Sia 's "Chandelier" has proven to be an enormous hit this year. It can definitely go under the bracket of "Songs of the Summer."

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Examiner.com

Billy Corgan receives Vanguard Awards at AMPAs in Cleveland

A parade of rock stars new and old flocked to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum yesterday for the first-ever AP Awards.

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Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Punk, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Automatic, Aerosmith, Ohio

Tom's Hardware

Is Chrome Sucking The Life Out Of Your Laptop's Battery?

Ian Morris of Forbes has discovered that Google's Chrome browser for Windows can drain a laptop's battery.

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Related Topix: Laptop

Knutsford Guardian

VIDEO: Warning ahead of firefighter strike

The strike which took place over eight consecutive days from Monday, July 14, ended on Monday, July 21, but the Fire Brigade's Union has stated that further forms of industrial action will continue with no planned end date.

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Related Topix: Fire, Brigade

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