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Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside their office window in Chicago.... 



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Georgia governor to sign bill allowing limited medical marijuana use

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By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Georgia Republican Governor Nathan Deal will sign legislation legalizing a non-smoking form of medical marijuana for patients with seizure disorders and seven other medical conditions, the governor's spokesman said on Thursday. Deal plans to wait until after the legislative session...(more) 




Washington state drug dog dies after inhaling meth

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Barney, a police dog for a Washington state police department, died after being hospitalized for inhaling meth.  




Ohio lawmaker Teresa Fedor says she was raped, had abortion

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Ohio State Rep.Teresa Fedor stuns colleagues by saying she had been raped and had abortion during fierce debate on 'fetal heartbeat' bill.  



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German airline crash: 'You can hear he is trying to smash the door down'

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The mystery surrounding this week's crash of a German airliner into the French Alps deepened Wednesday with a report suggesting the pilot may have been locked out of the cockpit before the crash. 



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U.S. gives approval for $350,000 rhino hunt sold at Texas auction

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By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A hunter who paid $350,000 last year at a Dallas auction for a license to hunt an endangered black rhino in Namibia will be able to bring home a trophy despite protests from animal rights groups that said the...(more) 



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Iran's Rouhani intervenes as deadline for nuclear deal approaches

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By John Irish and Louis Charbonneau LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran's president spoke with the leaders of France, Britain, China and Russia on Thursday in an apparent effort to break an impasse to a nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers. He also raised the...(more) 



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Meet the Leading Space Rock Target for NASA's Asteroid-Capture Mission

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The big asteroid 2008 EV5 may end up giving a piece of itself in the name of science and exploration. NASA intends to pluck a boulder off a near-Earth asteroid and haul it into orbit around the moon, where astronauts could visit and study the rock...(more) 



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Tiger Woods launches scholarship fund for Sifford

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Tiger Woods has made a $10,000 donation to launch a scholarship fund at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in tribute to Charlie Sifford, who broke the US PGA Tour color barrier. Sifford, who died last month at age 92, was an African-American golf pioneer who...(more) 



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Midlife fitness may lower risk of some cancers later

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“Among the men who developed cancer, those who were more fit at middle age had a lower risk of dying from all the three cancers studied, as well as cardiovascular disease,” said lead author Dr. Susan G. Lakoski of the University of Vermont in Colchester. “Even...(more) 



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Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies."... 



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With 'Downton Abbey's coming demise, here are 5 past deaths

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NEW YORK (AP) -- While announcing on Thursday that next season's "Downton Abbey" will be its last, executive producer Gareth Neame declined to say who among the Crawley clan and staff will survive until the series' final fade-out.... 



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