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45 min ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Australia: MH370 may have turned south sooner

A failed satellite phone call suggests the missing passenger jet may have turned south slightly earlier than previously thought during its enigmatic journey, Australian authorities said Thursday.

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45 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

US fund in deal to build Myanmar solar plants

A U.S investment group has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions.

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5 hrs ago | The China Post

Battle for Ukraine's southeast coast heats up

Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine's strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcanoEarthquakes rock Iceland...

Met office staff confer as computer screens show seismic activity from the Bardarbunga volcanic eruption at the Icelandic met office in Reykjavik on August 23, 2014.

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KOAT-TV

Gored expert to run with bulls again

Just weeks after a Chicago writer known as a veteran, expert bull runner was badly gored in Pamplona, he's back at other smaller bull runnings in Spain, but walking with a cane.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome

The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.

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NorthJersey.com

US considering new relief mission in Iraq

The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Image of Asia: Starting the hajj in Kashmir

In this photo by Dar Yasin, a Muslim in Indian-ruled Kashmir is hugged by her relative before leaving on the hajj to Mecca.

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Cybercast News Service

Ryanair launches flexible business-class tickets

The Dublin-based airline says more than a quarter of its passengers already are business travelers, and hopes the new product will allow it to capture three-fourths of all business travel between Britain and Ireland, its two biggest markets.

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Cybercast News Service

Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace plan

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said early Wednesday that he has support for a peace plan from leaders who attended a summit meeting in Minsk, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Interfax news agency reported.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutions

Federal attorneys say an updated report released Tuesday on investigations and prosecutions on tribal lands shows continued improvement since a five-year-old study that criticized the Department of Justice for turning its back on reservation crime.

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News 4 Jax

Knee defender or knee offender?

Why did the "knee defender" cause an in-flight fight? CNN's Jeanne Moos says recline at your own risk.

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Brandon Sun

Unable to reach agreement, American and US Airways will pull flight listings from Orbitz

American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell the flights.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

L.A. County Fair: A guide to the best things to eat, see and do

Le Grande Ferris wheel on the last day of the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010.

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NorthJersey.com

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)

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The Republic

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.

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Iol.co.za

Tycoon apologises for tirade over China

Australian mining magnate and politician Clive Palmer has apologised to China's ambassador to Australia for a tirade in which he referred to the Chinese government as "bastards", setting off a firestorm in Canberra and Beijing.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Malvern Gazette

Commuters face rush-hour rail chaos

Rail commuters heading into London following the bank holiday are facing severe delays on one of the UK's key train routes.

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Windsor Beacon

Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations

House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

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KMIZ

Watching the watchers: Spy guide to Berlin

At the former headquarters of the East German secret police, cheerful American and British tourists scan maps and chatter as they file into the blocky concrete building once known as "the House of One Thousand Eyes."

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