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Finding peace through mindful running

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged an athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia. He placed 56th in the Boston Marathon when he was 22 years old, finishing in just 2 hours and 23 minutes. He competed in the Ironman World Championship …

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Analyst: 'Pakistan's military seeking to destabilize government' | DW | 01.09.2014

Pakistani security forces have secured the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad after a crowd of anti-government protesters …

Meryl Streep on Beauty | Blank on Blank

An hour with NPR’s Susan Stamberg

Dancing bear shows off Thriller moves for the camera

Wildlife photographer Alexey Tishchenko captured the amusing sequence of bear snaps at Katmai National Park in Alaska<p>This boogying bear enjoyed a moment in front of the camera by showing off its best dance moves.<p>The twinkle-toed bear was snapped seemingly doing its best Michael Jackson impression …

Canada to send third shipment of aid to Ukraine

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says a third shipment of Canadian aid to Ukraine departs for Kyiv today aboard a CC-130J Hercules aircraft.<p>Speaking to the Chamber of Commerce in London, Ont., Baird says Canada's announcement last week of further support for Ukraine will help the eastern …

Navratilova hails Mauresmo's coaching breakthrough

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Men’s tennis will see a flurry of women coaches after Andy Murray broke down a gender barrier by hiring Amelie Mauresmo, says 18-times grand slam singles champion Martina Navratilova who is open to tutoring men.<p>Former tennis player Martina Navratilova (L top) watches the …

FlipTip: Edit Your Full Name

MagMaker / August 12, 2014<p><i>Every Tuesday, we’ll have a simple tip related to MagMaking in this blog. Some tips will be for power curators, but others,</i> …

THIS → Histrionicus, histrionicus

Illustration by Jeff Kulak<p>1.<br>What on earth did she want from him? From them? Approval? She<br>was embarrassed by how little she knew, or would own, of her …

Ukraine accuses Russia of cynicism over convoy; death toll rises sharply

KIEV/VORONEZH Russia (Reuters) - Ukraine described Russia’s dispatch of an aid convoy advancing now towards its border as a cynical act designed to fan a pro-Russian rebellion the UN said on Wednesday had claimed nearly 1,000 lives, fighters and civilians, in two weeks.<p>A Russian convoy of trucks …

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Far Cry 4’s Alex Hutchinson explains how the game’s production process is just like a big budget movie

<i>Last week Ubisoft flew me out to Montreal to get a quick look at Far Cry 4, to play both some of the game’s more traditional levels and to explore</i> …

Film and stage actress Lauren Bacall dies aged 89 | DW | 13.08.2014

The Bogart Estate confirmed Bacall's death on its verified Twitter account on Tuesday:<p>According to entertainment news website TMZ, Bacall suffered a …

Missteps doom Harrington and partner on 'Amazing Race Canada'

TORONTO -- A season of missteps finally caught up to decorated ballet star Rex Harrington and his fiance Bob Hope -- an improving, ever-quotable pair …

1 suspect still outstanding in Yonge Street stabbing

A 33-year-old man was stabbed in the heart when he bumped into someone while walking and texting downtown.<p>The victim was walking along Yonge Street, …

From Vietnam to Gaza, the fearful history of tunnel warfare

<i>"The fighters stormed out of a Gaza tunnel to kill their enemies."</i><p>This may look just like a current headline but it's actually old news, ancient …

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Egypt's Mubarak denies killing protesters

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has denied he ordered security forces to kill protesters, as he faced a Cairo court over the deaths of 850 demonstrators during Egypt's 2011 uprising.<p>Mubarak told the court he never handed down orders to kill protesters.<p>"I, Mohammed Hosni Mubarak, who is …

Twelve Ukrainian nationalist fighters killed in separatist ambush

KIEV (Reuters) - Twelve Ukrainian nationalist fighters, battling a pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine, were killed early on Wednesday and an unknown number taken captive when rebels ambushed their bus, a spokesman for their group said.<p>An armed pro-Russian separatist points at a bus riddled …

Is Michael Sona 'Pierre Poutine'? Robocalls verdict due today

A judge in Guelph, Ont., is set to address the question that many voters thought would go unanswered: Was 25-year-old Michael Sona part of a plot to …

Lauren Bacall dies aged 89: a life in pictures

From the moment she appeared on the big screen in the 1940s, Lauren Bacall hypnotised audiences with her talent and raw beauty. Bacall’s film noir work, her marriage to co-star Humphrey Bogart and her multiple awards were highlights in a long and successful Hollywood career. She died at home in …

Palestinians says Gaza truce extended five days

GAZA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Wednesday to extend a Gaza truce by five days minutes before an earlier ceasefire was set to expire, a Palestinian official said in Cairo.<p>A Palestinian woman holds her daughter as they stand in front of their house, which witnesses said …

Nationalist fighters killed in Ukraine

At least 12 twelve Ukrainian nationalist fighters battling pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have been killed and an unknown number taken captive, a spokesman for the group has said.<p>Separatist fighters opened fire on the Right Sector's bus that was taking the men to fight just outside the …