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Jihadi John: From ordinary schoolboy to world's most wanted man

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Perhaps the most remarkable thing about 'Jihadi John', the world's most wanted man, is just how ordinary he actually is.
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'Jihadi John' is a Kuwaiti-born Londoner named Mohammed Emwazi
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Net neutrality decision cheered by tech, decried by telecoms

SFGate - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Silicon Valley tech firms lauded the Federal Communications Commission's decision Thursday to preserve equal access online, while cable companies that stood to profit from a cloistered Internet warned that regulating the Web like a utility will lead to higher ...
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Fanatic Farabi threatened to kill Avijit

DhakaTribune - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Extremist Farabi Shafiur Rahman had threatened to kill blogger and writer Avijit Roy in a Facebook post last year. Unidentified miscreants hacked Avijit Roy to death and seriously injured his wife Rafida Ahmed Bonna at the TSC roundabout on Dhaka ...
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Biz Break: Apple Watch likely star, but will MacBook Air make cameo at March ...

San Jose Mercury News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Today: Apple invites media to an event March 9 that seems to be geared toward its coming smartwatch, though a new MacBook Air could make an appearance as well.
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US-led strikes on IS after group seizes 220 Christians

Hindustan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Iraqi interior minister Mohammed Salem al-Ghabban (C) arrives at the Ain Al-Asad military base in the Anbar province. The US and its partner nations launched 14 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria since Wednesday morning.
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Hong Kong Woman Sentenced to 6 Years for Abusing Indonesian Maid

New York Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
HONG KONG - A Hong Kong woman convicted of beating and threatening her Indonesian maid was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday, in a case that focused attention on the treatment of domestic servants here.
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US, Cuba to meet for second round of normalization talks

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuban and U.S. officials meet in Washington on Friday for a second round of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations, amid friction over Cuba's place on a U.S.
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Vandal suspect rescued by helicopter near Golden Gate Bridge

SFGate - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Two vandalism suspects had to be rescued, one by helicopter, after they scrambled down a waterfront cliff in a failed attempt to elude National Park Service rangers in Marin on Thursday afternoon, officials said.
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Why Ben Carson Thinks It's Important For a Black Man To Run For President

ABC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who has captivated the conservative community and thrown himself into the pool of potential 2016 presidential contenders, told ABC News on Thursday that when it comes to politics, his race and upbringing give him “a ...
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Virginia sterilization program

MiamiHerald.com - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Virginia lawmakers on Thursday agreed to compensate victims who were involuntarily sterilized by state officials decades ago under a then-widely accepted program.
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Senate Judiciary Committee approves attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch

The Week Magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch on Thursday moved one step closer to confirmation after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12 to 8 to send her nomination on to the full Senate.
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Japan's Gamble on 'Womenomics'

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 's latest plan to shake up Japan is an ambitious goal to increase the number of women in the workforce and rectify the labor market's long-standing gender imbalance.
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Oil Rebounds Ahead US Rig-Count, China Factory Data

MarketWatch - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Crude-oil futures rose in Asian trade Friday ahead U.S. rig-count data due later in the trading day, and Chinese official manufacturing numbers expected over the weekend.
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Fable Legends goes free-to-play at launch for Xbox One and Windows 10 ...

SMN Weekly - ‎3 hours ago‎
It has been revealed that Fable Legends, the still in-development next-gen online roleplaying game title, will be a free-to-play title for both the Xbox One and the Windows 10 platforms.
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Google Will Allow Search Ads in Play Store

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
As growth slows for Google Inc., the search giant is pulling an important new sales lever. In a blog post on Thursday, the company said it will let software developers pay to promote their apps in the Play store for the first time.
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Harrison's 'Blade Runner' Return

Access Hollywood - ‎1 hour ago‎
Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in a sequel to the dystopian, neo-noir "Blade Runner," more than 31 years after the film first premiered.
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Medzerian: From 'Grey' to 'Selma,' readers sound off

OCRegister - ‎4 hours ago‎
I hadn't planned on writing about movies two weeks in a row (actually, three now). But I really had no choice, with “Fifty Shades of Grey” opening the weekend before Sunday's Oscars.
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Earl Lloyd, First black player to appear in an NBA game, Earl Lloyd, dead at 86

SportingNews.com - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The man who helped pave the way for almost every star African-American player, from Wilt Chamberlain to LeBron James, has died. Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in the NBA, died Thursday, according to Tom Leyden of Detroit television station ...
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VIDEO: Vanderbilt coach screams profanities at player

New York Daily News - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Vanderbilt men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings was caught on camera Thursday night yelling profanities at one of his players following the team's 73-65 road win over Tennessee.
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These New York Tourists' Plans: A Play, Then a Power Play

New York Times - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The athletic-looking group of men at “Jersey Boys” on Wednesday consisted of Arizona Coyotes players enjoying a day off. The 6-foot-2 Swede taking selfies in the N.H.
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Crawford stops 20 shots for 3-0 win over Panthers

USA TODAY - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Teuvo Teravainen got off to a quick start in his first game since being recalled from the minor leagues. Loading… Post to Facebook.
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Scientists Discover Giant Black Hole, Trillions time Bigger Than Sun

Consolidate Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Astronomers spotted super massive black hole that is trillions times larger than the sun. As per the report, the newly discovered black hole formed approximately 900 million years old after the Big Bang.
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Stone Age Britons imported wheat in shock sign of sophistication

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
OSLO (Reuters) - Stone Age Britons imported wheat about 8,000 years ago in a surprising sign of sophistication for primitive hunter-gatherers long viewed as isolated from European agriculture, a study showed on Thursday.
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Greenhouse Effect Is Witnessed...and Getting Worse

Discovery News - ‎9 hours ago‎
The climate-changing greenhouse effect exists and has been directly measured in the United States, a new study reports. The results confirm what scientists had already proved through models and laboratory experiments: Pumping carbon dioxide gas into ...
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FDA widening control over tobacco

6abc.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mitch Zeller, the agency's tobacco chief, told Action News today that efforts are underway to place controls on e-cigarettes, hookah, and cigars - which are all unregulated now.
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REFILE-US military ends Ebola mission in Liberia

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
(Corrects to include missing word "said" in fourth paragraph). By James Harding Giahyue. MONROVIA Feb 26 (Reuters) - The United States military officially ended a mission to build treatment facilities to combat an Ebola outbreak in Liberia on Thursday, ...
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