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  1. U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert slashed by attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Canada.com

    The fire department is responding to a hazardous materials incident on the Vancouver waterfront, according to Vancouver fire and rescue services. Sea Monsters Revealed exhibit shows dissected bodies of creatures including a five-metre shark and giant squid preserved with "Plastination".

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  2. Assistant Secretary of Defense Mark LippertRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked in Seoul, and is in stable condition, receiving treatment at a local hospital, according to the U.S. embassy. According to Seoul police, Lippert was slashed on his right cheek and hand with a knife measuring about 10 inches long at 5:42 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

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  3. Okanagan cat grabs attention of Iconic CanadianRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | GlobalNews

    He's a cat with quite the tale. Clancy the cat is on the road to recovery in his new home after being found barely alive in the Yukon.

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  4. US ambassador to SKorea in stable condition after being slashed on face and wrist by attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Lethbridge Herald

    U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert leaves a lecture hall for a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 5, 2015. U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday.

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  5. Ice divers and underwater archeologists to study Franklin ship in ArcticRead the original story

    53 min ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Ice divers and underwater archeologists will plunge deep into Arctic waters starting next month in an effort to unlock the secrets of HMS Erebus, the ship on which Sir John Franklin himself sailed and may have died. Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the announcement Wednesday night in Toronto at an event celebrating the discovery of the historic shipwreck last year.

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  6. Malaysia Airlines MH370 searchRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A year later, it still sounds impossible: A sophisticated $270 million airliner carrying 239 people disappears, leaving very few clues about where it went. Lingering questions -- and the trauma experienced by friends and family of passengers and crew of the Boeing 777-200ER -- all might have been avoided if already proven technology had been put into place.

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  7. Work-life balance? Take condoms, says Southern Cross Austereo radio bossRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    "I do encourage people regularly to have sex with condoms," says Southern Cross Austereo's Linda Wayman. "That is a big area of focus for me, encouraging people to have sex with condoms."

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  8. China plans to boost military budget by 10.1 percent in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    China announced Thursday that its official military budget will grow by 10.1 percent in the coming year, amid unease among Beijing's neighbors about its growing might and territorial ambitions. The increase to about $145 billion in spending would mark the fifth year in a row of double-digit increases despite the country's slowing economic growth, which fell to 7.4 percent last year from 7.7 percent the previous year.

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  9. 10 Things to Know for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | KHGI

    An explosion took place underground at the Zasyadko coal mine in war-torn easte... . In this Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 photos, visitors look out from a viewing gallery as a Malaysia Airlines plane sits in the tarmac at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia.

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  10. Kerry says demanding Iran's 'capitulation' is no way to secure nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Reuters

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wraps up three days of nuclear talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Jawad Zarif. Rough Cut .

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  11. NAPLAN results: 15 Tasmanian schools achieve above-average literacy and numeracyRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | ABC News

    Fifteen Tasmanian public and private schools have achieved above-average NAPLAN scores in the latest figures published on the My Schools website. The schools were among 300 identified nationally by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority as achieving above-average gains compared to similar schools.

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  12. African synchrotron bid gathers paceRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | BBC News

    A synchrotron is a big accelerator that produces powerful X-rays for research; apart from Antarctica, Africa remains the only continent without one. Prof Winick, an eminent physicist from Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California, highlighted the uneven scattering of the 50-plus light sources on a world map.

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  13. U.S. ambassador to S. Korea slashed on face and wrist in attackRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Yahoo!

    U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was hospitalized after being assaulted Thursday morning in Seoul while delivering a speech. The State Department says Lippert's injuries are not life threatening.

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  14. Royal Flying Doctor Service to establish permanent home in CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Royal Flying Doctor Service has established a permanent base in Canberra in an effort to reduce health disparities between those living in cities and remote or rural communities. "We have been providing health services in remote areas for 86 years but this is the first time we have wanted to strengthen our voice in Canberra."

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  15. California man accused of trying to join ISIS is indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KKMG-FM Colorado Springs

    A California man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS was indicted Wednesday, charged with attempting to support terror and other counts. Adam Dandach, 21, of Orange, California, was arrested July 3 and initially charged in a complaint of making false statements on a passport application with plans to fly from Orange County's John Wayne Airport to Istanbul, Turkey, and eventually reach Syria, the FBI said.

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  16. Stocks Fall as Obama Signals Punishment: Russia OvernightRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    The biggest exchange-traded fund tracking Russian stocks dropped the most in a week after President Barack Obama said the U.S. will extend some sanctions linked to the Ukraine conflict and as oil prices declined. The Market Vectors Russia ETF tumbled 2.8 percent to $17.43 in New York Wednesday.

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  17. NZ could reap $190M/year benefit becoming first nation to allow beyond-line-of-sight dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBR Newsroom

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  18. Mukesh Ambani Loses Top Spot as India's Wealthiest to ShanghviRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Dilip Shanghvi, who started an Indian pharmaceutical company more than three decades ago selling a single drug, has overtaken oil refining tycoon Mukesh Ambani to become India's richest person. Shanghvi is founder and managing director of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., India's biggest drugmaker by market value.

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  19. Standard Chartered Jumps as Bank Rules Out Capital RaiseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    The lender, which last week announced a management reshuffle, held its dividend at 86 cents a share, according to a statement on Wednesday. Full-year pretax profit slumped 30 percent to $4.2 billion from 2013, missing the $5.6 billion average estimate of 17 analysts in a Bloomberg survey.

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  20. Rongsheng cancels warrant issue, says unable to contact subscriberRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    China Rongsheng said it had scrapped a warrant issue that would have given the heavily indebted shipbuilder a HK$3 billion cash lifeline after it was unable to contact the offer's only subscriber. Rongsheng's shares fell as much as 8.1 percent in early Thursday trade, after it said it would no longer issue HK$510 million worth of warrants to Kingwin Victory Investment Ltd, a Cayman Islands-incorporated investment firm.

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