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Alicia Keys has revealed she is pregnant with her second child. www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Staff Author | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz are expecting their second child together! The 33-year-old singer announced the exciting pregnancy news while celebrating her 4th wedding anniversary. “Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz!!...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Surprise! Add Alicia Keys to the growing list of pregnant celebs. The singer made a big (and shocking!) announcement on her Instagram tonight when she revealed that she's expecting......
From: E Online | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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If you use social media or have a smartphone, chances are you’ve encountered …
From: The American Conservative | By: Catherine Addington | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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“How do you afford all these designer labels?” is a question that frequently pops up and is one that I answer over and over again in numerous ways when I re-iterate like a boring broken record that I rarely ever pay full retail price for designer...
From: Style Bubble | By: stylebubble | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Dealmaker Jamie Salter has scooped up yet another athletic brand. Salter’s firm Authentic Brands Group — whose fast-growing portfolio of properties includes Marilyn Monroe, Juicy Couture and Hickey Freeman —...
From: New York Post | By: James Covert | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Leatherback turtles hatching on a Puerto Rico beach. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs on these posts, Spotlight on Green News & Views  (previously...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The New York Times is running today an op/ed, "The Carbon Dividend," by University of Massachusetts economist James Boyce touting a new bill by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) that would set up a cap-and-dividend program that aims to limit U.S. emissions...
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The United Nations is putting new momentum behind the radical green effort to reduce global carbon emissions and drastically reshape the world’s economy — a campaign that is wobbling badly due to international defections and the huge cost of cutting...
From: Fox News | By: George Russell | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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How the idea of a "bank" shapes the way people think about storing and distributing body fluids...
From: The Atlantic | By: Rebecca J. Rosen | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Washington is expanding its power by turning state governments into instruments of federal policy....
From: The Atlantic | By: Richard A. Epstein | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Yesterday, Europe and the US announced new sanctions against Russia. Obama explains the gist: The Cable summarizes the news: The new European sanctions go further than ever before but still fall short of the type of “sectoral sanctions” that would...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Her simple message? “You are not alone.”The post Thank You, Jaime King, for Getting Real About Infertility appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Dresden Shumaker | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Photograph by Sam Kaplan When Kira Walker was born, on June 13, 2013, her parents and doctors knew she might have health issues. Her mother, a recovering heroin addict, had taken methadone to manage her addiction throughout the pregnancy. Kira was admitted...
From: Popular Science | By: Melinda Wenner Moyer | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Men with low testosterone could one day be treated with a drug called enclomiphene citrate, which is similar to the drug clomid that is used in women undergoing IVF ....
From: Live Science | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men has been on the examination syllabus for English schoolchildren for more than 50 years. It's probably time for a change. There’s been an interesting row here, however, because of its removal, which has been accompanied...
From: In These Times | By: Jane Miller | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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As I've made pretty clear, I am not a fan of the "explanatory journalism" trend that purports to take an empirical approach to explaining complex issues. Its chief practitioners are a bunch of young, terribly biased journalists who tend to treat politics...
From: Weekly Standard | By: Mark Hemingway | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The Daily Show taught journalism students a lesson in how news works these days. Whereas the students correspondent Jordan Klepper spoke to wanted to focus on good, quality stories, Klepper taught them that the real purpose of news is to draw clicks....
From: Mediaite | By: Josh Feldman | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The iOgrapher helps stabilize the phone or an iPad while shooting video and allows moviemakers to add lenses and lights....
From: New York Times | By: ASHWIN SESHAGIRI | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, the celebrity role-playing game from the Seinfeld of reality stars, is currently the fifth most popular free iPhone app on Apple's charts. It's also the fifth-highest grossing . One analyst predicted revenue of $200 million...
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Square first came to fame with a credit card reader you could plug into your iPhone jack. But next year, the company’s signature device will be on its way to obsolescence as the U.S transitions to a new kind of credit card that verifies purchases with...
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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It's been a long two and a half years, but I've learned more about myself, my wife, and the world than I ever thought possible.The post 5 Things I’ve Learned From My Struggles with Infertility appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Aela Mass | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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If it looks like food and it smells like food, then it's probably on the list of things I'm craving. The post My Pregnancy Brain Is Full of Voices and They’re All Really Hungry appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Iva-Marie Palmer | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Because everything looks better with a filter.The post 40 Instagram Photos That Perfectly Capture Why We Love Summer appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Babble Editors | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Filed under: Personal Finance, Retirement Living, Social Security, How to Save Money, Financial Education Getty ImagesYour retirement savings will stretch further if you take steps to reduce housing and entertainment costs. By Tom Sightings Don't let...
From: Daily Finance | By: U.S. News | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Filed under: Consumer Protection, Junk Mail and Telemarketing, Ripoffs & Scams, Internet Fraud, Financial Education Alamy Sure, you're on the government's Do Not Call Registry, and all sorts of rules prevent robocalls, but those annoying calls keeping...
From: Daily Finance | By: Mitch Lipka | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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After talks with creditors broke down, the country has defaulted on its debt for the second time in 12 years. This could mean higher interest rates and higher inflation for Argentina.
From: NPR | By: Eyder Peralta | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Has Teen Mom 2‘s Leah Messer been using drugs to help cope? The Teen Mom 2 star recently cried to her husband on episode about a prescriptionfrom her doctor, saying that the medicine made her feel “messed up,” but a few of her friends are saying...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Samantha Kilgore | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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New regulations requiring Texas abortion providers to have hospital admitting privileges forced more than half of the clinics in that state to stop offering abortion services. This was expected, by both pro- and anti-choicers, to cause a significant...
From: Double X | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Celebrities have strange demands, but Kandi Burruss has taken being a diva to another level. The Real Housewives of Atlanta reality TV star’s contract rider for A Mother’s Love has a number of odd requests. TMZ uncovered a document that makes the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bradley Ryder | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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This week, Colombia's free trade agreement with the US backfires for free expression, bloggers unite to support the jailed Zone9ers in Ethiopia, and Spain’s Google tax is back in business.
From: Global Voices | By: Netizen Report Team | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Once again the indigenous Kukama community watches as its lands are polluted by an oil spill; in this case, state oil company Petroperú is responsible.
From: Global Voices | By: Victoria Robertson | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Global Voices community member Alexander Sodiqov has been released from jail, but still faces wrongful charges of treason. This blogger - his former student - hopes for Alexander's swift release.
From: Global Voices | By: Chris Rickleton | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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A gay rights group says a Chinese man is suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center....
From: Fox News | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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See below from FNC’s Chad Pergram Urgent: User’s Manual to the House on VA bill & lawsuit against the president today   Per Pergram-Capitol Hill   Two major items on the House docket today. One is the VA reform bill. The other is the resolution...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed President Barack Obama's health care program website last fall, officials told The Associated...
From: Fox News | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The Serious Fraud Office will pay 1.5 million pounds, or about $2.5 million, to settle civil claims by Robert Tchenguiz and his company, R20, following a flawed investigation into the collapse of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing. The prosecutor agreed to...
From: New York Times | By: CHAD BRAY | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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New research suggests that one in 10 autistic children sheds symptoms before adulthood. But no one knows why they do — or why others do not....
From: New York Times | By: RUTH PADAWER | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Several new products and services have been released that could make mobile payments more convenient and worth trying....
From: New York Times | By: MOLLY WOOD | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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M&G Chemicals’s subsidiary M&G International S.à.r.l has entered into a Sino-foreign joint venture with Anhui Guozhen ℅, Ltd. The JV company—Anhui M&G Guozhen Green Refinery CO, Ltd—will employ PROESA technology licensed by Beta...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Michigan State University has been awarded $1 million from a joint US Department of Energy and US Department of Agriculture program to develop hardier switchgrass, a plant native to North America that holds high potential as a biofuel source. If...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The People's Climate March, planned for NYC on Sept. 21, has a diverse coalition of organizers, from health-care unions to environmental justice groups....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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More young adults and teens are swapping sun tanning and sightseeing on vacations for working in orphanages, building schools and teaching English abroad.
From: NPR | By: Carrie Kahn | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The Senate is expected to pass the measure this week. It would expand government programs and provide funds for vets who unable to access VA services to see private doctors.
From: NPR | By: Alan Greenblatt | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The Senate is expected to pass the measure this week. It would expand government programs and provide funds for vets who unable to access VA services to see private doctors.
From: NPR | By: Alan Greenblatt | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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