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Nigerian gets 22 years in prison on US terror help charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian man who took part in a Yemen-based al-Qaida faction's effort to spread propaganda intended to encourage terror attacks has been sentenced in New York…

Co-medalists Yin, Hahn fall in US Women's Amateur

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Co-medalists Angel Yin & Jennifer Hahn dropped out of the U.S. Women's Amateur on Wednesday, losing first-round matches at Portland Golf Club. France's Justine Dreher beat…

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Day hopes major consistency leads to breakthrough win

(Reuters) – Jason Day did not win the British Open, yet says he had a calm feeling during the final round that he had never experienced the previous times he…

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Understanding the 'Shape' of Data to Shape Our World

Gurjeet Singh is the co-founder & CEO of data analytics company Ayasdi. He earned his Ph.D. from Stanford in computational mathematics, & prior to founding Ayasdi, he worked at Texas…

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Toxic spill from Colorado mine creeps through US southwest

Environmental scientists tested a key US river Tuesday for signs of a toxic waste spill from a botched Colorado mine clean-up that prompted a state of emergency in the desert…

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Federal appeals court hears arguments on polar bear habitat

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal plan designating a huge swath of the U.S. Arctic as critical polar bear habitat should be upheld over the objections of the state of…

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Iranian minister's Turkey visit postponed – Turkish official

ANKARA (Reuters) – A planned visit to Turkey by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, during which he had been expected to discuss the Syrian conflict, has been postponed, a Turkish…

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Greece, lenders clinch bailout deal after marathon talks

By George Georgiopoulos & Michele Kambas ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece & its international lenders clinched a multi-billion-euro bailout agreement on Tuesday after marathon talks through the night, officials said, raising…

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'Jackass' star arrested after climbing crane in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jackass" star Steve-O was arrested after climbing a crane in Hollywood to protest SeaWorld & drawing dozens of emergency responders to a construction site. Stephen Glover,…

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Japan set to return to nuclear power after 2-year hiatus

Japan will Tuesday commence restarting its nuclear power programme, officials said, after a two-year shutdown sparked by public fears following the Fukushima crisis. The restart comes more than four years…