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  1. South Africa's 367-Foot Record Rappel Provides Big Adrenaline Jolt, ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Forbes.com

    I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 85,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; skied to the South Pole and swam at the North Pole; climbed the Matterhorn; driven the Bugatti Veyron at 253 mph; taken a .38 shot wearing a bulletproof fashion jacket ; gone bull-fighting ; figure-skated with Olympian Sasha Cohen .

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  2. Longmont dentist finds gratification in givingRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | LongmontFYI

    A map of Liberia surrounded by photographs of Dr. Craig Hovick working on patients hang on the lobby wall at the dentist's Longmont office.

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  3. He may never be king, but Prince Harry could have a career in photographyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Being fifth-in-line for the British throne, chances of Prince Harry becoming king is relatively slim. So, could photography become a more tangible career instead? We aren't sure, but the young prince did try his hand at photography while visiting one of his charity projects in Africa earlier this month, as the Daily Mail reports , releasing several photos he took of the children there.

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  4. Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe purges more ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    In a long-range purge, President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, travelling in Asia, ordered further dismissals of government ministers back home, pursuing a sweeping crackdown on perceived disloyalty, according to state news media. The upheaval in Zimbabwe has coincided with wider indications of unease across southern Africa after the death in October of President Michael Sata in neighbouring Zambia.

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  5. 10 Of the best safaris for 2015Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    To make it easier, we've examined the honors in the 2015 Safari Awards -- the Oscars of the safari industry -- and gathered 10 of our favorite finalists. While this may seem daunting to the safari newcomer, multi-award winner Norman Carr Walking Safari has 60 years of experience in the Luangwa Valley.

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  6. Gulf's age of plenty over after oil price crashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    An aerial view of the Burj Al-Arab luxury hotel built on an artificial island off Jumeirah in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. AFP PHOTO/Karim Sahib RIYADH: The boom that adorned Gulf Arab monarchies with glittering towers, swelled their sovereign funds and kept unrest largely at bay may be over after oil prices dropped by almost 50 percent in the last six months.

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  7. UN chief urges better early warning of next disease outbreak after visit to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday the international community urgently needs better early warning and rapid response to the next outbreak of disease - "a test that is sure to come." The U.N. chief, who just visited Ebola-hit countries in West Africa, said the world must learn the lessons from the deadly outbreak, which go beyond strengthening public health systems.

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  8. SCHEDULES: 2014-15 PGA TourRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Golfweek

    As a part of Golfweek's My Year in Golf series, David Dusek reflects on the rise of Rory McIlroy and the 2014 Ryder Cup, among other topics Eyebrows were raised when Nanna Madsen recently left the University of South Carolina halfway through her freshman year to try to earn a Ladies European Tour card. Images from the 2014 NCCGA Fall National Championship, played Nov. 15-16 at Dancing Rabbit Resort's Azaleas and Oaks courses in Philadelphia, Miss.

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  9. The Conservative Case For A New Cuba PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Senator Jeff Flake is a fifth-generation Arizonan who was raised on a cattle ranch in Snowflake, Arizona. Snowflake was named in part for Senator Flake's great-great grandfather.

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  10. Oil-price drop will be real test for Gulf: ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    At $65 a barrel, GCC states, which hold about a third of the world's crude reserves, would run a combined budget deficit of 6 per cent of GDP, according to Arqaam Capital. Photo - file Riyadh: The boom that adorned Gulf Arab countries with glittering towers, swelled their sovereign funds and kept unrest largely at bay may be over after oil prices dropped by almost 50 per cent in the last six months.

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  11. Senator: Liberia Is Safe for TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., used his 4-day trip to Ebola-stricken Liberia to emphasize it is a safe place to travel - and additional investment may be needed to keep it that way. "By my coming, I was hoping to demonstrate it was safe; that it is possible to come and engage in Liberia," said Coons, who is the first member of Congress to visit the country since the disease spread across West Africa earlier this year.

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  12. Gorilla to represent SA in SMAKRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    Gorilla is proud to announce that they will exclusively represent South Africa in the Social Media Agencies networK. SMAK is a global initiative by KRDS.

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  13. Sean Penn shows off blonde/grey hair on Christmas shopping run with son HopperRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    But on Sunday Sean Penn showed off some bizarre-looking hair color that did not befit his hard-edged persona as he went on a Christmas shopping run with his 21-year-old son Hopper on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica. The 54-year-old Oscar winner was showing off not one, not two but three different hair colors: blonde highlights over grey locks with a brown mustache.

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  14. Five Gifts for Your Favorite Faithful FeministRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sojourners

    With Christmas less than a week away, the time for last-minute gift shopping is now. Sojourners' Just Giving Guide has detailed a variety of ways to shop in a socially-conscious manner.

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  15. DoD Scientists Work Globally to Improve Disease DiagnosticsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    At the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases here, scientists who develop and refine diagnostics do more than work in a laboratory. Some take their disease-identifying tools into the field and try them out on a virus's home turf.

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  16. Nairobi by SujimotoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    I braced myself for the worst owing to the unpleasant flight experience courtesy of a humid flight induced by the worn out aircraft to Kenya. I have never been in an aeroplane where I feel like I'm in a bakery in Badagry! For a second I thought I was in a flying "danfo" , but arriving at the Kenyatta international airport blew my mind.

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  17. 1Charitable passion for Africa drives Betsy KingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Golfweek

    As a part of Golfweek's My Year in Golf series, David Dusek reflects on the rise of Rory McIlroy and the 2014 Ryder Cup, among other topics For the first time in many years, the annual GCAA and WGCA National Convention in Las Vegas was laid back and presented a lot of reasons to smile. Images from the 2014 NCCGA Fall National Championship, played Nov. 15-16 at Dancing Rabbit Resort's Azaleas and Oaks courses in Philadelphia, Miss.

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  18. Alexander Upstairs Theatre Looks Back at 2014Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    As 2014 draws to a close, co-owners of the Alexander Bar, Caf and Theatre Nicholas Spagnoletti and Edward van Kuik, theatre manager Jon Keevy and night manager Esthie Hugo take a look back at the past year. By the end of 2014, Alexander Bar and Caf's Upstairs Theatre will have hosted 98 music and theatre productions, selling 11 670 tickets for 407 performances.

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  19. Canadian Forces medics, 2nd mobile lab heading to Sierra Leone for Ebola fightRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    The federal government says Canadian Armed Forces health-care workers and support staff will travel to Sierra Leone on Saturday to begin an Ebola-related mission. As well, the government says a second mobile testing laboratory and the scientists who operate it will travel to Sierra Leone to service a new Doctors Without Borders management centre at Magburaka.

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  20. Adam Scott chooses veteran Mike Kerr as new caddieRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Golfweek

    After years of telling folks in the golf industry to "grow the game at your home facility," Bradley S. Klein finally got to practice his own advice this year and developed his own junior golf program. For the first time in many years, the annual GCAA and WGCA National Convention in Las Vegas was laid back and presented a lot of reasons to smile.

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