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For My Husband Harlan on Our Second Anniversary

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Harlan and Jennifer, August 25, 2012"Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul." -- Charlie Chaplin in a letter to his daughter GeraldineLove me and live with me. Take from me, give to me.Let me be all things...(more) 

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GE, IMI, buyout funds line up bids for Italy's Petrolvalves: sources

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By Pamela Barbaglia LONDON (Reuters) - General Electric , UK engineer IMI and buyout funds CVC and First Reserve are preparing binding offers for Italian valve maker Petrolvalves, sources familiar with the situation said. Industry rival Emerson Electric Co , described by one source as a...(more) 

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Another US health worker infected with Ebola

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A third American health worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus while working with patients in West Africa, the Christian missionary group SIM said Tuesday. The group did not release the name of the doctor, but said he had been working in obstetrics at the...(more) 

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NFL suspends Colts owner Irsay after guilty plea for driving while intoxicated

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(Reuters) - The National Football League on Tuesday suspended Indianapolis Colts owner James Irsay for six games after he pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated. The league also fined him the maximum $500,000 for violating the league’s Personal Conduct Policy. Irsay was arrested in Carmel, Indiana,...(more) 

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People with widespread pain more likely to develop insomnia

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The risk of long-term sleep problems was even higher for people reporting widespread pain in the survey. It might not be just the pain that's leading to insomnia, the researchers say. Instead, much of the connection could be explained by lifestyle changes that often happen due...(more) 

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For blind bus riders, a new app boosts independence

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By Madeline Kennedy NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new smartphone app helps blind people navigate public transit in the Seattle area. The app, called StopInfo, is integrated into a popular existing app called OneBusAway that gives real time information on the location of city buses....(more) 

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Wealthy nations must send medical teams to halt Ebola: Medecins San Frontieres

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The worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus will not be halted unless wealthy nations dispatch specialized biological disaster response teams to West Africa to stop its spread, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Tuesday. "Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic...(more) 

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Mississippi woman gets life sentence in fatal buttocks injection case

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By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - A Mississippi woman convicted of murder for administering an unlicensed silicone buttocks injection to a patient who later died was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison. Tracey Lynn Garner, 54, performed the unlicensed injection in 2012 in...(more) 

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MSF calls for military medics to help tackle West Africa Ebola

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By Misha Hussain DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders must immediately deploy civilian and military medical teams to fight the world’s biggest outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the head of an international medical charity said in New York on Tuesday. The international response has...(more) 

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Violent Japanese anti-war film is a contender at Venice festival

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By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - One of the most powerful and violent films to be shown at the Venice Film Festival this year, Japanese director Shinya Tsukamoto's "Nobi" (Fires on the Plain), delivers a stinging anti-war message bathed in blood. A remake of a 1959...(more) 

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Parents could be reunited with seriously ill British boy on Wednesday

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Two British parents detained in Madrid for taking their seriously ill child out of hospital could be reunited with him as soon as Wednesday, as legal authorities in both Spain and Britain prepared to allow their release from custody. The high-profile case of the parents' arrest...(more) 

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Liberia doctors strike, UN warns of food shortages due to Ebola

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By James Harding Giahyue MONROVIA (Reuters) - Scores of healthcare workers at Liberia's main hospital have gone on strike over unpaid wages, complicating the fight against the world's worst Ebola epidemic that the U.S. As well as the quickly mounting human toll, the United Nations warned...(more) 

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