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More victims of online abuse reach out to parents

More victims of online abuse reach out to parents

Oct 24, – There was the Facebook group “Hernando Haters” asking to rate her attractiveness, plus an anonymous email calling her a “waste of space.” And this text arrived on her 16th birthday: “Wow, you’re still alive? Impressive. Well happy birthday anyway.” Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in […]

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Indonesian volcano spits powerful burst of ash

Indonesian volcano spits powerful burst of ash

Oct 24, – The explosion at Mount Sinabung, located in North Sumatra province, shot black ash 3 kilometres (nearly 2 miles) into the air, but there were no reports of injuries or damage, said National Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. He said villages, farms and trees around the 2,600-meter (8,530-foot) -high rumbling volcano were […]

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Child ‘Cured’ of HIV Remains Free of Virus, Doctors Report

Child ‘Cured’ of HIV Remains Free of Virus, Doctors Report

Oct 24, – Early treatment with a combination of potent antiretroviral drugs appears to have kept the virus from successfully establishing a reservoir in the child’s system, said immunologist Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga, of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, who is part of the research team tracking the case. A 3-year-old Mississippi girl apparently cured […]

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Obama, Pakistani vow cooperation as tensions ease

Obama, Pakistani vow cooperation as tensions ease

Oct 24, – President Barack Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday pledged cooperation on the security issues that have strained ties between their nations. But the sources of the long-standing tensions did briefly bubble to the surface. Speaking alongside Obama in the Oval Office, Sharif said he raised the issue of American […]

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Fighter jet crashes in Switzerland

Fighter jet crashes in Switzerland

Oct 23, – Authorities say the crash happened near a military airport in Alpnachstad in the Lake Lucerne region. The Swiss Defense Department says the cause of the crash remains unknown. A helicopter and emergency services were deployed at the crash site. A nearby railway line and road were closed. The Swiss military says that […]

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India says Pakistani troops attacked border posts

India says Pakistani troops attacked border posts

Oct 21, – India on Wednesday accused Pakistani troops of firing guns and mortars on at least 50 Indian border posts overnight in disputed Kashmir, calling it the most serious cease-fire violation between the nuclear-armed neighbors in a decade. The attacks began Tuesday night in southern Kashmir after India’s home minister visited the region to […]

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California ‘sea serpents’ was egg-carrying female

California ‘sea serpents’ was egg-carrying female

Oct 23, – A 14-foot (4.2-meter) oarfish that washed ashore in Southern California last week was ready to become a mommy. The serpent-like fish — one of two discovered along the coast last week — was dissected on Monday and marine biologists found that the healthy female was ripe to spawn, H.J. Walker of the […]

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Bahrain teen sets off explosives prematurely, dies

Bahrain teen sets off explosives prematurely, dies

Oct 23, – Bahrain has expanded crackdowns on so-called “terrorist” cells suspected of bombings targeting security forces and others in the strategic kingdom, home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet. The Sunni-ruled nation has been locked in nonstop unrest since an uprising by the country’s Shiite majority began in early 2011. Authorities in Bahrain say […]

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Money doesn’t grow on trees but gold leaf does

Money doesn’t grow on trees but gold leaf does

Oct 23, – Australian researchers have found minuscule nuggets of gold hidden inside the leaves of eucalyptus trees, in a discovery they say could help prospectors discover new deposits of the precious metal. Scientists from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) made the find in the resource-rich Kalgoorlie region of Western Australia, which […]

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China, India sign border cooperation agreement

China, India sign border cooperation agreement

Oct 23, – The accord followed a meeting in Beijing between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who also had trade ties on the agenda as India seeks to gain greater access to Chinese markets and readjust a trade balance tilted heavily toward China. China and India sounded a new […]

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