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UK Looks to Allow Women in Frontline Combat Roles

UK Looks to Allow Women in Frontline Combat Roles British government signals it will allow women into frontline combat roles...

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Council Banishes 2 in Village Were Troopers Died

Council Banishes 2 in Village Were Troopers Died Tribal council votes to banish 2 from village where 2 troopers died; court must review action...

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Twisters Rouse Interest in Shelters, Safe Rooms

Twisters Rouse Interest in Shelters, Safe Rooms Twister fears rouse interest in shelters and safe rooms in Oklahoma, but waiting list is long...

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Watchdogs Urge Palestinians to Turn to World Court

Watchdogs Urge Palestinians to Turn to World Court Rights groups urge Palestinians to turn to International Criminal Court, demand accountability...

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Dish Aims to Launch Web TV Service by Year's End

Dish Aims to Launch Web TV Service by Year's End Dish aims to launch Web TV service by year's end with sports, entertainment, kids channels...

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Hearing Planned on Probable Cause of Asiana Crash

Hearing Planned on Probable Cause of Asiana Crash Safety board schedules hearing to determine probable cause of Asiana plane crash...

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Appeals Court: Texas Bible Banner Lawsuit Was Moot

Appeals Court: Texas Bible Banner Lawsuit Was Moot Appeals court says lawsuit by Texas cheerleaders over Bible-themed football banners was moot...

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Attorney: Shelly Sterling Wants to Keep Clippers

Attorney: Shelly Sterling Wants to Keep Clippers Attorney: Shelly Sterling will fight to keep her half of the Los Angeles Clippers...

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Embattled VA Secretary Shinseki Refusing to Resign

Embattled VA Secretary Shinseki Refusing to Resign VA Secretary Shinseki refusing calls to resign; lawmakers subpoena records on Phoenix vet care...

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London Cops Test Wearable Cameras

London Cops Test Wearable Cameras London's Metropolitan Police said today 500 police officers will test wearable cameras made by Taser, in hopes the technology will help bring "speedier justice" for victims....

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College Student Snaps Up Internship by Clever Use of Legos

College Student Snaps Up Internship by Clever Use of Legos A college junior's clever use of Legos has helped her snap up a prestigious internship. Northwestern University junior Leah Bowman, 20, starts work in June at Chicago ad agency Energy BBDO, thanks in large part to a job application made of Legos. Bowman tells ABC News that when she was home on spring break last year, she got the idea to market herself using her and her dad's collection of Legos. "I got the idea brainstorming with my parents," she says. "It came to me on a Saturday morning, and by Sunday night I'd designed it--an ad for myself. I assembled it on Monday." What she made was a "mini-me," along with a poster that said: "LEAH. Build the perfect Account Service intern! New for 2014!"...

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Photos: Syrian City Left Desolate as Rebels Surrender

Photos: Syrian City Left Desolate as Rebels Surrender The three-year conflict has resulted in over 100,000 casualties...

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First Lady Honors Outstanding Museums, Libraries

First Lady Honors Outstanding Museums, Libraries Michelle Obama honors 10 outstanding museums and libraries, including in her Chicago hometown...

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In 52nd Season, Catholic Tennis Coach off to NCAAs

In 52nd Season, Catholic Tennis Coach off to NCAAs Quick wit, longevity and finally an NCAA bid: Catholic tennis coach in big show in 52nd season...

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Senators Warn of Carcinogen Risk With E-Cigarettes

Senators Warn of Carcinogen Risk With E-Cigarettes Senate lawmakers ask FDA to examine studies showing carcinogen risk with some e-cigarettes...

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US Sanctions Syrian Government Officials

US Sanctions Syrian Government Officials US steps up pressure on Syria, levies sanctions on Syrian government officials...

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'Dancing With the Stars' Charlie White Reveals Coping With Asthma

'Dancing With the Stars' Charlie White Reveals Coping With Asthma Charlie White is a front runner to make it to the finals on "Dancing with the Stars," but the gold medalist hasn't been scoring high marks without a bit of a struggle. White, 26, recently revealed to People magazine that he's had asthma since he was born. "I've always had to train harder than others to get the oxygen to my muscles because of my lung capacity," he said. "I have to push myself past the point of being comfortable."...

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Woman, Sterile at 25, Gets Mother's Day Miracle Baby

Woman, Sterile at 25, Gets Mother's Day Miracle Baby After a hysterectomy for a rare cervical cancer caused by the drug her mother took during pregnancy, Judith Helfand turned the camera on herself to produce the award-winning award-winning documentary, “A Healthy Baby Girl." The 1993 film, a "love letter" to her mother, gets its digital release on iTunes this week, just in time for Mother's Day....

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Germany Drops Gomez, Picks 6 Newcomers for WCup

Germany Drops Gomez, Picks 6 Newcomers for WCup Germany drops Mario Gomez, picks 6 newcomers for World Cup preliminary roster...

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Strong Earthquake Shakes Mexico City

Strong Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Powerful earthquake shakes Mexico City; workers evacuate buildings...

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