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Italian Designers Transform Old Viaduct Into Futuristic Wind Turbine Bridge
There are lots of abandoned viaducts in southern Italy, and it is estimated that demolishing them would cost the government about $50 million. Instead of this, town authorities in Calabria,  Full Article »
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Europe's Latest Weather Satellite Produces First Image Of Earth
Brooks HaysPARIS, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The latest geostationary weather satellite launched by the European Space Agency, MSG-4, has beamed back its first image of Earth.
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Giuliana Rancic Gives Makeup a Rest In New Sefie
Wade SheridanLOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- E! News co-anchor Giuliana Rancic shared with her 2.2 million Instagram followers a selfie devoid of makeup.
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Ronda Rousey To Lead New Carl's Jr. Marketing Campaign
Marilyn MalaraWASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Carl's Jr. has signed MMA fighter Ronda Rousey as the brand's next model for a new marketing campaign.
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Sandra Bland’s Family Files Federal Lawsuit Over Jail Cell Death
Sandra Bland's family announced the filing of a lawsuit against officials in Houston involved in her arrest and death.
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Work To Begin On Railroad That Connected the Two Koreas
Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- South Korea is to begin construction on an abandoned inter-Korea railroad that ceased operations 70 years ago.
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Mamie Gummer, Mom Meryl Streep Attend Movie Premiere
Annie MartinNEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Mamie Gummer and mother Meryl Streep attended the New York premiere of their new film, "Ricki and the Flash," with co-star Rick Springfield.
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Two Cranes Collapse In the Netherlands Near Rhine River
Tomas MonzonALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, Netherlands, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Two cranes that were restoring a bridge in the Netherlands collapsed Monday onto nearby buildings. No one was injured.
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Exercise In Teen Years Lowers Risk Of Middle-age Cancer Death
Stephen FellerWASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Women who exercise as teenagers are less likely to die from cancer and all other causes during middle-age, according to a long, ongoing study of Chinese women.
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Meth Lab Remnants Found Inside Iowa Taco Bell
Ben HooperCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Police in Iowa said a Taco Bell worker and another man were arrested after officers found meth lab remnants inside the fast food restaurant.
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Taliban Members Urge Followers' Support Of New Leader
Tomas MonzonQUETTA, Pakistan, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The Taliban is urging their followers to support their newly appointed leader and ignore propaganda that wants to undermine the organization.
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After Arson Death, Israel Arrests Head Of Extremist Group Terrorizing West Bank
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GOP Debate Clusterf*ck: No One Knows Who’s Going To Debate On Thursday — Including Fox
There are conflicting reports about what candidates will be in the top 10 GOP contenders who debate on Fox News Thursday night and about what metrics will be used to make up that list. The New York Times said on Monday that the way in which Fox
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‘I’m a Catholic, but I’ve Used Birth Control': Chris Christie Discusses the Rhythm Method At...
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Living up to his presidential campaign slogan, Gov. Chris Christie told it like it is Tuesday morning, expelling to a New Hampshire crowd over breakfast that despite being a practicing Catholic he doesn’t follow all the rule
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Texas Public School District Promotes Christianity With Made Up Ronald Reagan Quote
A Texas public school district is being criticized for not only posting Christian quotes on its walls. Many of the quotes are totally made up, according to the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Mount Vernon Independent School District painted quotes on wa
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Texas College Student Whines ‘I’m Not a Hateful White Male’ After Suspension for ‘beaner’ and...
A Texas Christian University student suspended for tweets calling Baltimore protesters “druggy hoodrats” and referring to Hispanics at “beaners” claims the university is trying to make him out to be a “classic bigoted hateful
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Astronomers Detail Largest Feature In the Universe
Brooks HaysBUDAPEST, Hungary, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A team of astronomers say they've found the largest feature in the known universe, a ring of nine gamma-ray bursts measuring five billion light-years across.
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Feds Intervene To Stop State, Local Tax At Indian Shopping Area In Washington
Amy R. ConnollyTULALIP, Wash., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The Justice Department filed a motion Tuesday to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Tulalip indian tribe against the state of Washington over taxes.
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Report: Apple May Offer Wireless Service In U.S., Europe
Tomas MonzonCUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Technology giant Apple may soon offer its own wireless service, according to a new report from Business Insider.
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Who Are The 2 Witnesses In Revelation Chapter 11?
Question: “Who are the two witnesses in the book of Revelation?” Answer: There are three primary viewpoints on the identity of the two witnesses in Revelation 11:3-12: (1) Moses and  Full Article »
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Happy Birthday, Obama! Check Out The President’s Best Instagram Moments During His Last Year As...
If you didn't know, August 4 marks President Obama's 54th birthday. To celebrate his age, full of wisdom and knowledge, we've decided to
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Arrest Made In West Bank Arson Which Killed Baby
Ed AdamczykTEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The first arrest after last week's arson of a West Bank home, in which a Palestinian baby died, was made by Israeli police.
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Britney Spears To Remain Under Conservatorship
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GOP Senator: I Can Lecture Women On Pregnancy Because Abortion Is a ‘men’s Issue’
Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma argued on Monday that he had the right to lecture women about whether or not they should get abortions because he had impregnated his wife and “had something to do with the birth.” During a debate on
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Golden Retriever Teaches Puppy How To Use a Slide
Ben HooperWASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A playground-loving golden retriever was caught on video using some tough love to teach a puppy how to use the slide.
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Amy Schumer Details Vacation With Jennifer Lawrence
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Russia Files Bid At United Nations for Claiming Territory In Arctic Ocean
Jared M. FeldschreiberKALININGRAD, Russia, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Russia submitted its bid to the United Nations Tuesday in a bid for claiming vast territories in the Arctic Ocean.
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Cameroon Deports 2,500 Nigerians In Security Measure Against Boko Haram
Fred LambertMAROUA, Cameroon, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Cameroon is deporting more than 2,000 Nigerians as part of a measure to prevent suicide bombings by terrorist group Boko Haram.
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Mocks Ignorant Racists: Hairy White People Are More Like Monkeys Than Black...
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a science lesson for white supremacists: You and you’re hairy brethren are more ape-like than black people. Monday on the Australian Broadcasting Association’s Q&A program, Tyson was asked about the r
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A Robot Has Passed a Self-Awareness Test For The First Time
A robot at Ransselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York has solved the famous ‘King’s Wise Men’ puzzle, which is a classic logic and self-awareness test. Here is how the puzzle  Full Article »
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Trump Cannot Be Trolled: The Donald Embraces Phone Number Disclosure