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Top reviews of the week (photos)

Cnet - July 1, 2015 - 10:00
Here are a few of CNET Reviews' favorite gadgets from the past week including the Apple MacBook Pro, Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10, and Olympus E-PL2.
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Wednesday as of Aug. 27 4:00 AM CDT

Grand Forks Weather - 5 min 51 sec ago
Wednesday - Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 77F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night as of Aug. 27 4:00 AM CDT

Grand Forks Weather - 5 min 51 sec ago
Wednesday Night - Clear. Low of 55F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday as of Aug. 27 4:00 AM CDT

Grand Forks Weather - 5 min 51 sec ago
Thursday - Partly cloudy. High of 79F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.

Can the U.S. afford another $3 trillion war?

CNN - 1 hour 2 min ago
After piling up trillions of dollars of war debt during the last decade, America seemed to be on the brink of a new era -- ready to shut off the Iraq-Afghanistan funding faucet, bring its troops home and enjoy a peace dividend.
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Hormone 'protects premature babies'

BBC World News - 1 hour 4 min ago
The hormone erythropoietin (EPO) could prevent brain injuries in very premature babies, a study suggests.
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Current Conditions : 51F / 11C, Clear - 2:53 AM CDT Aug. 27

Grand Forks Weather - 1 hour 12 min ago
Temperature: 51°F / 11°C | Humidity: 96% | Pressure: 30.17in / 1022hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: SSW | Wind Speed: 4mph / 6km/h

New Jersey man missing in Israel

CNN - 1 hour 21 min ago
Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside Jerusalem.
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U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria

NPR - 1 hour 26 min ago

Dozens of Americans have gone to Syria to fight against the government, some with groups the U.S. considers terrorists. U.S. officials have to sort out which could be dangerous when they return.

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India 'criminal' ministers warning

BBC World News - 1 hour 27 min ago
India's Supreme Court says politicians with criminal records should not be appointed as ministers.
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Golf May Be Too Polite A Sport For Presidential Politics

NPR - 1 hour 32 min ago

President Obama has been widely criticized for not being combative enough. Commentator Frank Deford says we elected a basketball player, but ended up with a golfer.

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The L.A. School iPad Scandal: What You Need To Know

NPR - 1 hour 33 min ago

The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.

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Driven By Climate Change, Cotton Buyers Look For Alternatives

NPR - 1 hour 35 min ago

One clothing company whose bottom line was hurt in the wake of bad weather events decided to look to polyester fibers made from recycled plastic bottles.

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Hello, May I Help You Plan Your Final Months?

NPR - 1 hour 37 min ago

The company Vital Decisions hires social workers to help people make end-of-life plans in advance, over the phone. But the counselors are paid by insurers. Critics see a conflict of interest.

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What stars wore to the Emmys

CNN - 1 hour 38 min ago
Emmys red carpet 2014
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Build A Toothbrush, Change The World. Or Not

NPR - 1 hour 38 min ago

You think bringing a new toothbrush to market is easy? The seven-year saga of two dental entrepreneurs struggling to bring their patented brush to consumers suggests otherwise.

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US girl, nine, in gun lesson mishap

BBC World News - 1 hour 42 min ago
A nine-year-old girl kills her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use an Uzi submachine gun at an firing range in Arizona.
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American ISIS Fighter Was Employed as Care Worker

MSNBC - 1 hour 43 min ago
Douglas McAuthur McCain, who was killed while fighting for ISIS, once helped care for people with disabilities, according to a former patient.






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