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Trudeau Upsets Harper, As 'Liberal Wave' Takes Canada's Prime Minister Post

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 5:59am

After his victory, Justin Trudeau, 43, touted "sunny ways" to a boisterous crowd in Montreal, a reference to his insistence on running a positive campaign.

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Tick Tock: Big Ben Slows As It Ages

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 5:36am

At 156 years old, Big Ben — London's famous clock — is chiming six seconds behind schedule. Fixes could silence it for three years. Still, Big Ben's unauthorized twitter account keep ticking.

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Trudeau Elected Canada's Prime Minister As Liberals Assume Power

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 5:33am

Justin Trudeau is the son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.

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NFL Network: Video Of Naked Players Was A Mistake

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:19am

The NFL Network apologized for accidentally broadcasting players stepping out of the shower after the Bengals - Bills game on Sunday.

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Do We Have Less Sympathy For People Facing Things We've Overcome?

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Who's going to be more empathetic to a problem you're confronting — someone who has never been through it, or someone who has been through it themselves? Our intuitive answer to this question is often wrong.

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Oprah Hopes Her Midas Touch Gilds Her OWN Series, 'Belief'

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Oprah Winfrey acquired a stake in Weight Watchers and the company's stock soared. She hopes to do the same for her cable TV network with a new seven-part series on faith and religion around the world.

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Orhan Pamuk Takes A Fresh Look At His Beloved Istanbul In 'Strangeness'

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

The Nobel Prize laureate has written about his city before, but from the perspective of his affluent childhood. His new book captures Istanbul's growth and change through the eyes of a street peddler.

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'Back To The Future Part 2': Designing A Future For 30 Years Ago

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

In the classic movie Back to the Future Part II, Michael J. Fox's Marty McFly travels forward 30 years to Oct. 21, 2015. Is life like the movie predicted? Maybe. But was it ever supposed to be?

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In A Remote Seaside Town, China Envisions A Major Trade Route

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

China is investing billions to develop the Pakistani port of Gwadar and a transportation network that runs all the way to western China. It's part of the larger effort to revive the famed Silk Road.

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Would You Let A Robot Manage Your Retirement Savings?

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Roboadvisers are online financial managers that are guided by an algorithm, not a broker. Increasingly, millennials are shunning the human touch in favor of these low-cost alternatives.

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Canada's Liberal Party Wins Handily In What Was Expected To Be Tight Race

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Canada's Liberal Party won a majority of seats in the House of Commons. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was hoping for a fourth term. Instead, he resigned as chairman of the Conservative Party.

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NASA Developing System To Manage Drone Traffic

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Hobby drones are becoming a new kind of headache for air traffic controllers. The future of drone traffic is such a big concern, NASA is already working on a system to manage it.

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No Details Yet For New Civilian Drone Operators' Registration System

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

The federal government announced it will create a system requiring civilian operators of drone aircraft to register with the Transportation Department. The details are yet to be worked out.

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German Anti-Immigrant Group Protests As Migrants Pour Into Country

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

A German anti-immigrant group marked its first anniversary with a rally in the eastern German city of Dresden. The demonstrators were met by counter-demonstrators who attempted to block their path.

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Migrants At Crotian Border Contend With Rain, Lack Of Shelter

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Heavy rains in the Balkans add to the misery of migrants streaming through the region. Large numbers are held up at Croatia's border with Slovenia, where there is hardly any shelter for them.

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As Retailers Remove Knives From Shelves, Some Israelis Call For Guns

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

In light of recent stabbing attacks by Arabs on Israelis, some supermarkets have removed knives from their shelves. Many Israelis, though, insist the best protection is more guns.

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By Courting China's Cash, Britain May Be Sacrificing Long-Term Security

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

David Cameron lauds the Chinese president's visit as the start of a golden era for Chinese-U.K. relations. U.S. critics say the U.K. is in danger of sacrificing long-term security for short-term cash.

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Supreme Court May Have Last Word On States' Assault Weapons Bans

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

The main parts of two of the nation's strictest gun control laws in New York and Connecticut were upheld by a federal appeals court. Gun rights advocates want to take the cases to the Supreme Court.

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With All Eyes On ISIS, Al-Qaida Quietly Rebuilds

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Its branch in Yemen is taking advantage of the unrest there to get new recruits and grab land. Leaders have called jihadists back into service and is preparing for when ISIS is no longer ascendant.

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