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Obama unloads on Republicans, sees 'cynical genius'

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Obama, raising money for Democratic candidates as Republicans aim to take over the Senate in the fall, on Friday blamed some Republicans for a calculated effort to undermine faith in government by opposing policy compromises. "There has been a certain cynical genius to what some of...(more) 



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As Space Shuttle Discovery Turns 30, Smithsonian Curator Shares Orbiter Secrets

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NASA's retired space shuttle Discovery will mark the 30th anniversary of its first launch being admired by fans of all ages, according to the Smithsonian's curator charged with its care. 



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Microsoft will not hand over overseas email, despite order

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By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to U.S. Microsoft in particular was stung by revelations last year by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...(more) 



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Film Students Play Starring Role in Stratospheric Balloon Launch (Video)

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When you think of the U.S. Air Force, the Federal Aviation Authority and the FBI, a team of starry-eyed film students may not necessarily come to mind as a potential partner for science. 



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U.N. was told Golan peacekeepers seized 'for their protection'

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The United Nations on Friday said it had been informed that the Islamist militants who seized 44 Fijian peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights did so "for their own protection" and that all the detained blue-helmeted soldiers are safe. U.N. officials had been trying to establish...(more) 



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Gallery: Beautiful Images of Bardarbunga's Volcanic Eruption

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Images of the volcanic eruption in the Holuhraun lava field north of Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland. 



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Digital Ally says camera inquiries up five-fold after Ferguson shooting

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(Reuters) - Digital Ally Inc forecast full-year revenue of about $22.5 million, encouraged by a "five-fold" rise in inquiries for its wearable cameras from police departments in the aftermath of the fatal shooting in Ferguson this month. The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in...(more) 



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Bielsa's Marseille in Mediterranean derby rout

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Marseille appear to be finding their stride under new coach Marcelo Bielsa after outclassing Mediterranean rivals Nice 4-0 at the Stade Velodrome in Ligue 1 on Friday evening. A brace from Dimitri Payet and further strikes from Florian Thauvin and Abdelaziz Barrada allowed OM to make...(more) 



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Inside the heart of a solar storm: Nasa reveals incredible animation showing massive eruption of solar particles

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Nasa'a animation reveals an explosion of solar particles, seen as white static, as they were ejected from the solar surface in 2005. 



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Kerry in plea to Iran to release Americans

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Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday appealed to Iran to release three detained Americans including a Christian pastor and a journalist, and to help locate a US citizen missing there since 2007. "The United States respectfully calls on the government of the Islamic Republic of...(more) 



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Family of instructor killed at Arizona gun range does not blame girl

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The ex-wife and children of an Arizona gun range instructor shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl using an Uzi submachine gun do not blame the child and plan on reaching out to her family, according to a TV interview broadcast on Friday. Charles Vacca was...(more) 



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Power mostly restored after fire in Wildwood, NJ

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Most of the customers who were without power following a fire in Wildwood, New Jersey have been restored. 



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