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  1. Greek leader tamps down rhetoric, vows to pay off debtsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Star Tribune

    A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, new radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has tamped down the rhetoric by vowing to pay off debts and not act unilaterally. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who had a tense meeting with Eurogroup leader Jeroen Dijsselbloem in Athens on Friday, has brought forward a trip to Paris, London and Rome to meet his counterparts.

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  2. A new cyber-warfare brigade will mirror the wartime sabotage ethos of the ChinditsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    A new Army unit which will use psychology and social media to help Britain "fight in the information age" should not be created at the expense of combat troops, a former commander of British forces in Afghanistan has said. The 77th Brigade will start life in April comprising 2,000 soldiers with propaganda, political activism and social media skills.

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  3. NASA's latest satellite to study Earth's dirtRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Pensacola News Journal

    NASA's Earth Science Mission launched into the California sky on Saturday. It is the first U.S. Earth-observing satellite designed to collect global observations of surface soil moisture.

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  4. Daniel Sturridge fires home Liverpool's second goalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    Striker Daniel Sturridge enjoyed the perfect return from injury as he scored within 12 minutes of coming off the bench to give Liverpool's Champions League ambitions a timely boost. The 25-year-old had been missing for five months - 33 matches and 3,030 minutes of football in total - with thigh and calf injuries but showed he had lost none of his clinical finishing skills with an angled strike past Adrian to complete a 2-0 victory over West Ham.

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  5. Los Angeles female-only mosque may be first in USRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Star Tribune

    A downtown Los Angeles mosque that forbids men from attending may be the first of its kind in the United States. The Los Angeles Times reports that more than 100 women gathered Friday at the interfaith Pico-Union Project for the inaugural prayer marking the launch of the Women's Mosque of America, a nonprofit hoping to create space where Muslim women can learn and connect with other women.

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  6. 'No evidence' for paedophile claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Wandsworth Guardian

    A secret file about the sexual "proclivities" of a retired diplomat reveal that there was "no evidence" he had any sexual activity with children. The file, released by the Cabinet Office to the National Archives in Kew, south west London, outlines official investigations into Sir Peter Hayman, who was accused of being a paedophile in Parliament by MP Geoffrey Dickens in 1983.

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  7. Study reveals effects of internet, mobile and video games on young studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Medical News

    A study conducted by researchers at the UAB, the Catalan Institute of Health and the FPCEE Blanquerna , and which included the methodological support of the Institute for Primary Healthcare Research , has analysed the use of information and communication technologies by secondary school students, by using a sample of 5,538 students from the Valles Occidental region of Catalonia. The study, based on surveys taken in the 2010/2011 academic year, finds links between school failure and an elevated use of computers at home.

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  8. SCIENTISTS who ensure Somerset's drinking water is up to scratch have won an award.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    The Science Council has awarded Wessex Water CPD Approved Employer status, for the way it has developed its scientific team at Saltford, near Bath.

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  9. Time running out for tax returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Wandsworth Guardian

    Time is running out for thousands of people who have yet to file their tax returns as the midnight deadline looms. HM Revenue & Customs , which estimates that about 10 million self assessment tax returns will be lodged by the end of the day, has so far received more than 9.85 million returns.

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  10. Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Star Tribune

    After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and child care. The plan, expected to be dismissed by GOP lawmakers now running Capitol Hill, rolls out as the deficit is dropping and Obama's poll numbers inch higher.

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  11. Zach Clough in action against WolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    JAMES Henry's stunning strike rescued a point for Wolves and took the shine off Zach Clough's stunning Championship debut. The Academy graduate struck twice in as many minutes to give Wanderers a 2-1 lead they held deep into second-half stoppage time.

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  12. Ferne Animal Sanctuary appoints new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    Elaine began her career in the water industry and after a spell in business running a consultancy, she moved into the third sector as Chief Executive of a wildlife trust. Elaine said: "I am delighted to be the first Chief Executive of Ferne Animal Sanctuary in this our 75th anniversary year.

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  13. Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tubRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Star Tribune

    The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said. Bobbi Kristina Brown was found by her husband and friend and given CPR, said Officer Lisa Holland, a spokeswoman for the Roswell Police Department.

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  14. Person of interest detained for questioning in case of body found in suitcaseRead the original story

    8 min ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Francisco police have detained a person of interest in a case involving a dismembered body found stuffed into a suitcase Wednesday in the South of Market neighborhood. Police received an anonymous tip just before 7:30 p.m. reporting that a person of interest seen in photos released to the public earlier Friday could be found in the 400 block of Turk Street, officials said.

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  15. NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar To Sign Copies of His New Novel for Youngsters In Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Patch.com

    NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will sign copies of his new novel for young readers, Streetball Crew #2: Stealing the Game , at the Kaiser Permanente Arena. This will be his only Bay Area book appearance.

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    8 min ago | 720 The Voice

    Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown 's daughter was found unconscious in a bathtub in her home -- and taken to a hospital where she is now breathing ... TMZ has learned. Bobbi Kristina Brown's husband Nick Gordon and a friend found her in the tub ... according to police in Roswell, GA.

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  17. Actress Geraldine McEwan has died at the age of 82Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    The Bafta award winner had a long and successful career in theatre, television and films which saw her work with the likes of Laurence Olivier and Kenneth Williams. Her son Greg and daughter Claudia said in a statement: "Following a stroke at the end of October and a period in hospital, Geraldine McEwan passed away peacefully on January 30. Born Geraldine McKeown in Old Windsor, Berkshire, McEwan announced she was retiring from the role of Miss Marple in 2008.

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  18. Cynthia Nixon channels the personal to play a cancer patientRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Cynthia Nixon's portrayal of a woman and mother dying of cancer in the Sundance drama "James White" hit extremely close to home. The actress saw her own mother die from the disease in the same year she shot the film.

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  19. Oxford United agree deal for Burton Albion forward Alex MacDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Banburycake.co.uk

    Burton Albion have accepted an undisclosed fee for the 24-year-old, who was out of contract with them at the end of the season. "He's one of Burton's best players, if not the best and is someone that will bring a lot of quality."

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  20. Miss Marple actress McEwan diesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Times-series.co.uk

    The Bafta award winner had a long and successful career in theatre, television and films which saw her work with the likes of Laurence Olivier and Kenneth Williams. Her son Greg and daughter Claudia said in a statement: "Following a stroke at the end of October and a period in hospital, Geraldine McEwan passed away peacefully on January 30. Born Geraldine McKeown in Old Windsor, Berkshire, McEwan announced she was retiring from the role of Miss Marple in 2008.

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