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It’s a Girl for Kate and William

It’s a Girl for Kate and William

Prince Charles got his wish: The palace has announced that Prince William and wife Kate have welcomed a baby girl. Earlier, the palace confirmed Kate had entered the Lindo wing at St. Mary’s Hospital at 6am local time today with ...

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Scientists Warn of Chemicals in Pizza Boxes

Scientists Warn of Chemicals in Pizza Boxes

 A group of environmental scientists today issued a warning about commonly used chemicals known as PFAS. The chemicals, which go by the longer names of polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl, are found in everything from pizza boxes to carpet treatments, reports the ...

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US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a key source of financing that has swelled the extremist group’s ...

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Obama to announce major Ebola effort

Obama to announce major Ebola effort

US President Barack Obama will on Tuesday seek to “turn the tide” in the Ebola epidemic by ordering 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa and launching a major health care training and hygiene program. The White House said Obama ...

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NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia

NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia

NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in ...

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AP source: US to investigate Ferguson police

AP source: US to investigate Ferguson police

The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, a person ...

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US says Sotloff beheading video is authentic

US says Sotloff beheading video is authentic

The United States said Wednesday that a video showing the beheading of a second U.S. journalist by Islamic State militants is authentic. Islamic State extremists on Tuesday released the video showing freelance reporter Steven Sotloff’s beheading, two weeks after the ...

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CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned. CVS Caremark said it will now be known as CVS ...

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