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  1. On World AIDS Day, AHF Reminds The U.S. Its War On AIDS Is Being LostRead the original story

    Yesterday | Information Technology

    To mark the 26th observation of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation , the largest global AIDS organization, will host free HIV awareness and testing events in 28 countries around the globe, including the United States. Domestic activities will take place in over two dozen cities under the overall theme of "The War on AIDS In The U.S. Is Being Lost" to call attention to UN findings that, with over 50,000 new HIV infections each year, the U.S. carries a disproportionate share of HIV/AIDS cases among wealthy nations and has the highest AIDS-related death rate of any wealthy nation.

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  2. Ski resorts ready for seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Union Democrat

    The resort, off upper Highway 4 just east of Calaveras County, has been snowmaking since Thursday in anticipation of the 2014-15 ski season. "The snowmaking guns are on," Bear Valley spokeswoman Rosie Sundell said Monday evening, noting that snowmaking relies on proper temperatures and humidity levels.

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  3. Mopping up for the seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday | Triplicate.com

    State firefighters are in the right place at the right time to put out residential blaze As wildfire season definitively wraps up in rain on the North Coast, state firefighters put out one more blazing mess on Sunday morning after a travel trailer ignited near CalFire's base in Crescent City.

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  4. Foundation Launches Call for 'Healthy Selfies' for a New Wellness CampaignRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    SAN FRANCISCO, November 26, 2014-A casting call from San Francisco AIDS Foundation is asking community members to submit their favorite photo for a chance to be featured in a campaign representing gay and bisexual men in all moments of love and belonging. The winning "healthy selfies" will be part of a new advertising campaign for the foundation's groundbreaking new center opening in the spring of 2015, which establishes an all-inclusive approach to gay and bisexual men's health and wellness.

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  5. Earthquake - no tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    An earthquake with an estimated preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck in the sea 150 km northwest of Ternate, Moluccas, Indonesia,the United States Geological Survey said. It placed the epicentre of the quake at a depth of 65 kilometres.

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  6. Wind change saved tiny Mid West town from bushfireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    A last minute wind change saved a tiny Western Australian community as bushfires ravaged the state's Mid West region on Wednesday. Firefighters battled multiple fronts, including at least 15 blazes in the Mid West and Gascoyne regions, after lightning sparked a string of bushfires.

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  7. Greer Lankton's Dolls Don't PlayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    I've never seen a spoiler alert for an art show, but I learned two unexpected facts as I perused the Greer Lankton exhibition at Participant Inc . I had just happened to be passing by the gallery when I glanced inside and saw the two giant troll dolls standing guard - one with a penis and testicles and the other with a vagina.

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  8. Japan volcano Mount Aso eruption hits flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Flights in Japan were cancelled or diverted on Thursday to avoid a cloud of ash and smoke spewing from an erupting volcano in the south. Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways warned passengers of "a number of cancellations and changed destinations" on routes involving Kumamoto airport because of the 800-metre column of debris from Mount Aso.

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  9. Ebola vaccine 'promising' say scientists after human trialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A nurse prepares a syringe containing an experimental Ebola virus vaccine next to a volunteer called Trina Helderman during a media visit at the Lausanne University Hospital in Lausanne November 4, 2014. Photo: Reuters The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.

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  10. 'Share the sound of an AIDS-free generation' and supportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    This is The Coca-Cola Company's international call to join efforts in helping end mother-to-child transmission of HIV with the launch of a new campaign in partnership with , titled exactly that: "Share the sound of an AIDS-free generation". The campaign will feature an array of top artists as they debut new music and offer exclusive experiences encouraging people to come together, to share, and most importantly, to give.

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  11. Nuggets' five-game winning streak halted by hot-shooting SunsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    The role reversal started at halftime. The Nuggets, long known for the 48-minute sprint they called basketball, now had to figure out a way to stop the opponent from running roughshod over them.

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  12. Uncontrolled bushfire in SA's mid northRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The Crystal Brook blaze was moving northeast towards the Adelaide to Crystal Brook Railway line, the Country Fire Service said on Thursday afternoon.

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  13. Inside billionaire Joe Grendys' chicken empireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    His business, Park Ridge, Ill.-based chicken processor Koch Foods , has been on the magazine's list of largest privately held companies for several years running. So someone at the magazine figured out that Mr. Grendys owns almost all of it, pegging his net worth at $2.3 billion and ranking him No.

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  14. Aids Awareness: HIV still a huge foe: UnRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    HIV/AIDS STATISTICS have fallen across the board globally since the horrific peaks of 2005, but the sheer numbers of people affected by the epidemic remain staggering, and too many sufferers are unaware of their HIV-positive status, according to a recent statistics from the United Nations. While AIDS-related deaths have decreased by 35% in the past decade and new infection rates are down 38% since 2001, across the globe an estimated 35 million people are living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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  15. Fuel cell vehicles: The only cars with potable exhaust?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Automotive News

    Toyota Motor Corp. pitches its new Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car as a godsend for the planet. Heat and water are its only byproducts, not climate-altering carbon dioxide.

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  16. Experimental Ebola vaccine passes 1st hurdle in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    A single dose of a U.S.-designed Ebola vaccine may be protective against the disease, a new study suggests. But the research also appears to indicate that dose will have to be relatively large, which may present problems for the vaccine.

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  17. Storm-chaser George Kourounis says weather extremes increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

    George Kourounis, a professional storm chaser and host of the Angry Planet show speaks to local public school students on Wed. Nov. 26, 2014, at the Ciociaro Club in Windsor, ON.

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  18. On World AIDS Day, AHF Reminds The U.S. Its War On AIDS Is Being LostRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    To mark the 26th observation of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation , the largest global AIDS organization, will host free HIV awareness and testing events in 28 countries around the globe, including the United States. Domestic activities will take place in over two dozen cities under the overall theme of "The War on AIDS In The U.S. Is Being Lost" to call attention to UN findings that, with over 50,000 new HIV infections each year, the U.S. carries a disproportionate share of HIV/AIDS cases among wealthy nations and has the highest AIDS-related death rate of any wealthy nation.

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  19. Inside Track: Climate change affects us all and we must all actRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Assumptions about the capacity of scientists and engineers to save us all from having to alter our lifestyles are widespread. Tony Blair once made clear he thought it unrealistic for people to take fewer long haul flights and that scientists would find ways of making air travel more energy efficient.

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  20. Ebola vaccine promising in first human trials: NIHRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Researchers say they're a step closer to developing an Ebola vaccine, with a Phase 1 trial showing promising results, but it will be months at the earliest before it can be used in the field. A doctor holds a seringe containing the Ebola vaccine called ChAd3, developed by GlaxoSmithKine, on November 4, 2014 at the CHUV hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland, where trials are also being held The news comes amid the worst ever outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever, which has killed nearly 5,700 people, mostly in West Africa.

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