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last updated: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:47:57 -0400

US consumer spending edges up in June

In this Friday, June 12, 2015 photo, butcher Jorge Gonzalez, back, waits on a shopper at a local grocery store in the Little Havana area of Miami. The Commerce Department releases its June report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.


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15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!


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Herald Sun | Breaking News
last updated: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:01:16 GMT

Industrial action hits Melb Airport again
BORDER protection workers are striking again at Melbourne Airport but the airport says passengers are not being delayed.

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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 21:32:42 -0400

Raging Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations

Firefighters spray a hose at a fire along Morgan Valley Road near Lower Lake, Calif., Friday, July 31, 2015. A series of wildfires were intensified by dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened.


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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500

Raging Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations

Firefighters spray a hose at a fire along Morgan Valley Road near Lower Lake, Calif., Friday, July 31, 2015. A series of wildfires were intensified by dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened.


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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500

Raging Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations

Firefighters spray a hose at a fire along Morgan Valley Road near Lower Lake, Calif., Friday, July 31, 2015. A series of wildfires were intensified by dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened.


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Herald Sun | Top Stories
last updated: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:57:00 GMT

Fugitive groom flees bride and bail
A BRIDE who should be honeymooning has lost $10,000 she put up as bail money and the love of her life after he did a runner to avoid court.

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Roberts shows support for Goodes after try
JAMES Roberts had to wait until the 73rd minute, but he showed his support for Adam Goodes after scoring a try.

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Motorcyclist dies after smash
UPDATE: A motorcyclist has died after a serious crash in Brisbane’s south.

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The weather just did something ridiculous
AN UNTHINKABLE weather statistic happened in Australia today. Never has our resident weather nerd seen anything even half as remarkable.

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Gus says Broncos haven’t won enough
PHIL Gould says the Brisbane Broncos should have won more than six premierships because of the significant advantages they have over rival clubs.

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Fanning quashes breakup rumours
MICK Fanning’s media manager has quashed reports the three-time world champ has split from wife of seven years, Karissa Dalton.

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Billionaire developer turns NIMBY
HE’S the billionaire developer second only to Clive Palmer on the Gold Coast’s rich list. Now he’s protesting a new mega-development in his own back yard.

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Piggie the echidna home safe
UPDATE: Piggie the stolen echidna has been returned unharmed to its home at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast.

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TV as you know it is finished
THE networks were put on notice last week, because a revolution is coming, and it will change the way we watch TV.

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How to make a robber go berserk
A QUICK-thinking service station attendant pulled a fast one on a would-be robber. It was enough to send the accused criminal berserk.

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Trains resume after signal fault
UPDATE: Trains have resumed on the Caboolture/Sunshine Coast line north of Brisbane, but delays up to 90 minutes were still expected.

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Speaker saga turns into a circus
AN orderly transition to a new Speaker looks unlikely, with a bevy of candidates and serious questions raised about expenses claims of the lead contender.

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Digg Top Stories
last updated: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:41:16 +0000

Hunting Rebecca Francis
Before Walter Palmer killed the beloved Cecil the Lion, Rebecca Francis was the giraffe-hunting survivalist scapegoat at the center of the world’s outrage.

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Reuters: Top News
last updated: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:56:10 GMT

After five-week shut down, Greek stocks plummet
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's stock market suffered heavy losses on Monday, plunging nearly 23 percent at the open before recovering slightly, after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.









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BuzzFeed Index - Latest
last updated: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:00:19 -0400

31 Delicious Things You Need To Cook In August

All food is bikini-friendly if you eat it while wearing a bikini.

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Caprese Grilled Cheese with Arugula Pesto

Caprese Grilled Cheese with Arugula Pesto

Recipe here.

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Crispy Grilled Pork Belly with Tangy Vinegar BBQ Sauce

Crispy Grilled Pork Belly with Tangy Vinegar BBQ Sauce

If steak and bacon had a love child, it would be grilled pork belly. Recipe here.

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TIME
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The 10 Best Photo Essays of the Month
A compilation of the 10 most interesting photo essays published online in July, as curated by Mikko Takkunen

This month’s Photojournalism Links collection highlights 10 excellent photo essays from across the world, including Manu Brabo‘s powerful black-and-white work documenting the gang violence in El Salvador, where the monthly death tolls are at numbers not seen since the end of the country’s civil war 23 years ago.

Manu Brabo: Raising An Iron Fist Against El Salvador’s Gangs (The New York Times Lens blog)

Patrick Tombola: Inside El Salvador’s ‘War Without Sense’ (TIME LightBox) Tombola’s strong work, also featured in TIME’s print editions, offers an equally harsh look at El Salvador’s woes, only his photographs are in color.

Sergey Ponomarev: A Bangladeshi Town in Human Trafficking’s Grip (The New York Times) These images capture a region at the heart of a multimillion-dollar people smuggling business.

Adam Dean: Life Among the Sea Slaves (The New York Times Lens blog) Compelling pictures documenting the migrants in Thailand’s fishing industry, who labor for long hours for little pay, often in very dangerous working conditions.

Sebastian Liste: Youth Culture in Cuba (The New Yorker Photo Booth) Liste’s pictures show the rarely seen side of the Communist island state: its youth.

Yuyang Liu: At Home With Mental Illness (The Guardian) These photographs on the treatment of mentally ill in China, were just awarded the prestigious Ian Parry scholarship | Also published on TIME LightBox

Francine Orr: No room at the inn for innocence (The Los Angeles Times) Orr, a staff photographer with the Los Angeles Times, offers a searing and stark testimony on homeless children in California. Her pictures reveal the microcosm that is the Country Inn, a San Bernardino motel that serves as the last resort for those with nowhere else to go.| More photos in this slideshow.

Nadia Shira Cohen: Peru: Searching for the missing decades after war (Al Jazeera) Cohen’s moving photographs show how 30 years after the country’s bloody civil war, families of the dead and disappeared are still looking for closure.

Phil Moore: 3 Months of Political Unrest in Burundi (TIME LightBox) Strong photos examining the fragile political situation in Burundi.

Stefen Chow: Playgrounds (National Geographic Proof) Chow’s drone aerials of Singapore’s playgrounds celebrate the city state’s urban design and the delight those spaces bring to children’s lives.

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