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Toledo Faces Second Day of Water Ban

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Sunday - August 3, 2014 - 12:41pm
The mayor ordered residents of Toledo, Ohio, not to use tap water for drinking, brushing teeth and preparing food after tests showed it contained a toxin that can cause vomiting and harm liver function....
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Quake Kills More Than 200 People in Southwest China

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Sunday - August 3, 2014 - 12:23pm
More than 200 people are missing and 1,400 were injured after the earthquake, with a reported magnitude of 6.5, hit Yunnan Province....
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Extremists Seize 3 More Towns in Iraq After Routing Kurdish Forces

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Sunday - August 3, 2014 - 11:46am
Militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, who swept into the towns and forced thousands of locals to flee the fighting, were now within striking distance of the nation’s largest dam....
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The Working Life: Nonprofits Provide Jobless Men With a Fitting for a Second Chance

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Sunday - August 3, 2014 - 11:01am
Few nonprofit organizations are helping unemployed men find interview suits, but the ones that do are making a big difference....
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China Says Nearly 100 Are Killed in Week of Unrest in Xinjiang

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Sunday - August 3, 2014 - 10:24am
The Chinese authorities have characterized the unrest as terrorism, but Uighur advocacy groups have blamed it on a sweeping security crackdown....
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Strong Quake Kills at Least 175 in Southern China

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Sunday - August 3, 2014 - 8:27am
The earthquake also injured more than 1,400 in southern China’s Yunnan province on Sunday, said China’s state news agency....
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Motherlode Blog: The Case for Bribing Kids to Memorize Poetry

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Sunday - August 3, 2014 - 8:08am
I offered an hour and 15 minutes of Minecraft in exchange for memorizing a poem, and my son was in....
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Israel Defends Decision to Announce Missing Soldier’s Death

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Sunday - August 3, 2014 - 2:38am
As operations to destroy tunnels continued, the Israeli military said DNA tests had been carried out on remains found after a lieutenant and two colleagues were attacked....
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Cheryl Hines and Robert Kennedy Jr. Are Wed in Hyannis Port, Mass.

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Saturday - August 2, 2014 - 11:15pm
Cheryl Hines, an actress, director and producer, married Robert Kennedy Jr. , an environmental lawyer, on Saturday....
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Hospitals in Gaza Overwhelmed as Attacks Continue

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Saturday - August 2, 2014 - 8:54pm
More than 120 Palestinians were killed in Rafah, Gaza Strip, on Friday and Saturday. Those deaths, and hundreds of injuries, overwhelmed the city’s health care facilities....
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Senate Rivals Exchange Barbs at Kentucky Picnic

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Saturday - August 2, 2014 - 7:46pm
A day after Congress ingloriously left Washington for summer break, members shifted to their real focus this year: the midterm elections....
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Lockout Is Delayed While an Independent Analyst Examines the Met’s Finances

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Saturday - August 2, 2014 - 7:45pm
An independent analyst could help the unions and the Metropolitan Opera come to an agreement, at least in terms of the scope of the company’s financial troubles....
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Gunmen From Syria Hit Army Checkpoints in Lebanon

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Saturday - August 2, 2014 - 6:12pm
Security posts and homes were also attacked on Saturday by gunmen who were thought to be Syrian rebel fighters working to win the release of one of their own....
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How Facebook Sold You Krill Oil

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Saturday - August 2, 2014 - 4:30pm
To grab some of TV’s ad dollars, the social network is trying to help advertisers reach the perfect customer....
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U.S.-Russia Nuclear Deal Stalls as Tensions Over Ukraine Rise

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Saturday - August 2, 2014 - 4:09pm
The growing confrontation between the United States and Russia has derailed an accord to expand collaboration on nuclear projects, including reciprocal visits to atomic sites by scientists....
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