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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, barring him from team
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:45:42 GMT
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Los Angeles Times
The Minnesota Vikings have placed running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, meaning he will not be allowed to take part in any team activities. The Minnesota Vikings have placed running back Adrian Peterson on the ...
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Ebola Poses a New Challenge for US Military
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:16:25 GMT
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Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama takes part in a briefing on the Ebola outbreak on Tuesday at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. ATLANTA—President Barack Obama's plan to contain the Ebola outbreak ...
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US general is open to ground forces in fight against ISIS
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:33:55 GMT
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Times of India
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama's top military adviser said on Tuesday that he would recommend deploying United States forces in ground operations against Islamic extremists in Iraq if airstrikes prove insufficient, opening the door to a riskier, ...
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Suspect in Pennsylvania Cop Shooting Is a Sharpshooting Survivalist
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:02:17 GMT
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ABC News
The suspect in the shooting of two Pennsylvania state troopers is a sharpshooting survivalist who specifically targeted cops and was out for mass murder, authorities said. He's a skilled shooter who "doesn't miss," his father, a retired U.S. Army Major, told ...
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King Richard III killed by skull and pelvis injuries
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:39:26 GMT
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BBC News
King Richard III was most likely to have been killed by two blows to the head and one to his pelvis, according to new scientific research. The English king was killed at the Battle of Bosworth on 22 August, 1485. Forensic teams at the University of Leicester ...
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Stanfords Jennifer Eberhardt wins MacArthur genius grant
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:51:18 GMT
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Los Angeles Times
Jennifer Eberhardt is fascinated with objects. It may seem an incongruous fixation for a social psychologist, but it helped the Stanford University associate professor land a spot among the creative and academic elite Wednesday, when the MacArthur ...
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Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:05:58 GMT
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The Seattle Times
Besides destroying or damaging scores of homes and other structures, a fast-moving wildfire struck a blow at the economic vitals of this struggling Northern California timber town, knocking its last wood products mill offline for an undetermined amount of time.
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Scottish independence campaign - as it happened
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:33:30 GMT
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Telegraph.co.uk
... • Conservative MP claims Scottish devolution not guaranteed • Scotland would get Euro not the pound, Spain warns • David Cameron will face bloodbath over unfair cash for Scotland • EDF energy warn of risks of Scottish independence • Danny Alexander ...
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Fed could hint on rate-hike plans as it prepares for policy turn
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:01:35 GMT
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Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday could offer fresh clues on when it plans to begin lifting interest rates and how quickly it will move, as it prepares for a momentous policy turn after years of aggressive monetary stimulus.
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Nasa picks astronaut crew ship designs
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:01:46 GMT
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BBC News
The US space agency Nasa has picked the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space. It is awarding up $6.2bn to the Boeing and SpaceX firms, to help them finish the development of new crew capsules. Since the space shuttles ...
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