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A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

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So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists …

Qandeel Baloch's brother admits killing her, say Pakistani police

Police say Waseem Azeem has confessed to strangling model because she posted ‘shameful’ pictures on Facebook<p>Pakistani police say the brother of killed model Qandeel Baloch has confessed to strangling her to death for “family honour” because she posted “shameful” pictures on Facebook.<p>Baloch, who had …

Michigan shooting rampage: What we know and don't know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities charged accused Kalamazoo, Michigan, shooter Jason Brian Dalton on Monday with six counts of murder, two counts of assault with intent to commit murder and eight firearms violations.<p>He showed no emotion in court as the charges against him were read. A judge denied Dalton …

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Fitness: How to Get Rid Of Man Breasts Through Exercise.

As a man you may want to have lean, sculpted muscles that let you rip off your shirt without any hesitation. When you start to gain excess body fat …

Doctors should be able to create babies with three genetic parents, US panel says

But only for male embryos<p>The US government should let scientists combine the DNA of three people to make an embryo, a panel organized by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said in a report today. The procedure, which was approved by the UK House of Commons last year, …

U.S. Marine found guilty of killing transgender woman in Philippines

<b>(CNN) —</b> A U.S. Marine was found guilty of killing of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room in October last year.<p>The court in Olongapo, a city 77 miles (124 km) northwest of Manila, sentenced Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton to up to 12 years in prison, …

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Here's everything we're expecting to see at Google's big event this week

The company typically holds an event in the fall to introduce its new Nexus phones and the next version of Android.<p>Although we learned about Android Marshmallow at Google I/O in May, the company usually waits until the fall to show off the final version of the software.<p>But there are a few other …

Walmart Simple Text Could Be Walmart’s Version Of Magic

One of the very cool things about hackathons is that you learn what type of technology that people are really using. We’re all wondering what the hot “trends” are going to be at one of these things. At the Disrupt Hackathon, we’re learning quite a bit. An early trend is SMS. Surprise!<p>There’s Magic, …

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Former CIA Officer Just EXPOSED OBAMA... Our Worst Fears Are TRUE!

Clare Lopez is a former CIA officer, and she is risking her professional career to call out President Barack Obama in the biggest way possible.<p>Even …

Muslim Brotherhood

Jerry Jones' record purchase of the Dallas Cowboys continues to pay off big time

In 1989, Jerry Jones purchased the Dallas Cowboys for $140 million.<p>The sale marked the first time anybody had ever paid more than $100 million for a sports team and it came just five years after the previous owner, H. R. (Bum) Bright, had purchased the Cowboys for $60 million. But if there was any …

Michael Jordan Made More Money off Sneakers in 2014 Than He Made in NBA Career

Michael Jordan made a lot of money in his NBA career. His signature brand Nike shoes have made him a lot more money, however.<p>And that was just in 2014.<p>According to an infographic by Lisa Overton that appeared on PBS.org, "Jordan made more money selling sneakers ($100 million) than he did during his …

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Self-driving cars: from 2020 you will become a permanent backseat driver

Driverless cars will revolutionise motoring, claim the manufacturers. But is the greatest danger that they will be too safe?<p>In the BMW museum at the company’s solidly futuristic headquarters, next to the old Olympic stadium site in Munich, you can view a century of evolving mechanical desire. BMW …

Autonomous Cars

Eli Manning takes blame for telling Rashad Jennings not to score

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning admitted taking strategic matters into his own hands late in Sunday night's season-opening loss to the …

NFL

Behold The Best Slow-Motion Camera On The Market

At 25,000 frames per second, the Phantom v2511 can practically stop time.<p>In the time it takes to blink, the Phantom v2511 has already captured more than 7,500 frames of video. Expand that rate to one second, and the v2511 captures 25,600 frames at a resolution of about 1 megapixel. That’s still a …

Signed ticket from Gehrig's last game nets $95,600

NEW YORK (AP) — A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction on Thursday, and the boxing …

UK airports running 'as normal' despite US terror warning

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1090000/1090126_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524752392_239324eec6f4b740331abaaf748d1a66<p><b>UK airports have said they are running as usual, after the US urged tightened security amid warnings of a "credible" terrorism threat.</b><p>A senior …

Florida Man Accused of Shooting Moviegoer for Texting Sent Text to Son Minutes Before

A former police officer accused of killing a man in a movie theater during a dispute over texting had used his own phone to send a message to his son …

FBI checking fingerprints of two Malaysia Airline passengers with stolen passports

Law enforcement officials tell CNN the FBI is running through its database of thumb prints of the two passengers who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysian jet that vanished over Southeast Asia three days ago.<p>The thumb prints were taken at the airport check-in in Kuala Lumpur and were …

Hannah Anderson: Abductor 'made me play Russian roulette'

In an exclusive interview airing Thursday on TODAY, kidnapping survivor Hannah Anderson describes the moment she learned that James Lee DiMaggio, a family friend, had a sinister plan for her — including a game of Russian roulette.<p>"When I got into the house, he handcuffed me and zip-tied my feet and …

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Shutdown worsens historic blizzard that killed tens of thousands of South Dakota cattle

An unusually early and enormous snowstorm over the weekend caught South Dakota ranchers and farmers unprepared, killing tens of thousands of cattle and ravaging the state's $7 billion industry — an industry left without assistance because of the federal government shutdown.<p>As many as 75,000 cattle …

Samsung to unveil smartphone with curved glass in October

Samsung plans to introduce a smartphone with a curved glass display next month, the company announced at a media event Wednesday in Seoul.<p>"We plan to introduce a smartphone with a curved display in South Korea in October," D.J. Lee, Samsung's mobile business head of strategic marketing, said at an …

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What’s behind the rise in c-sections?

The author argues that fear of malpractice lawsuits is leading to a dangerous rise in the procedure<p>Theresa Morris<p>September 22, 2013 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from Cut It Out<p><b>Document Everything: The Best Solution in the Case of a Bad Outcome</b><p>A common response to liability anxiety of maternity …

In Life, Man Immune To HIV Helped Scientists Fight Virus

Stephen Crohn, a man best known for staying alive during the early days of the AIDS epidemic, died Aug. 23 at age 66. Throughout his lifetime, the New York artist helped researchers uncover vital clues about HIV and how to stop it.<p>Crohn's partner was one of the first people to die from AIDS in …

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