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Boeing wins large NASA 'space taxi' award: source

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co has won a large NASA contract to develop new "space taxis" that would fly astronauts to the International Space Station instead of relying on Russian spacecraft, an industry source said ahead of a NASA announcement expected on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Children's respiratory illness spreads to a dozen U.S. states: CDC

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By Letitia Stein (Reuters) - A serious respiratory illness sickening U.S. children has spread to 12 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday, as it predicted that more states will report cases in coming weeks. Show More Summary

Massive horse masticates micro-donut with gusto

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While it is likely not a typical daily snack for horses, the mini doughnut has managed to find a way into the heart of this particular one. Watch Teake the horse move from tentative sniffing of the snack to quickly gobbling it up, clearly relishing every moment of his treat. Credit: YouTube/ShaneFirth

Protesters trash Ukranian lawmaker, literally

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KIEV (Reuters) - Dozens of angry protesters near the Ukrainian parliament seized a prominent opposition deputy on Tuesday and dumped him in a trash container, accusing him of failing to back laws to end the turbulence in the country....Show More Summary

U.S. lawmakers want to curb antibiotic use on farms

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By Brian Grow and P.J. Huffstutter (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers are calling for action to rein in antibiotic use in livestock in response to a Reuters investigation showing how top U.S. poultry firms have been administering drugs to their flocks. Show More Summary

Edouard becomes first major hurricane of 2014 Atlantic season: NHC

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(Reuters) - Edouard strengthened into the first major hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season on Tuesday but posed no threat to land, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Edouard, a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, had top sustained winds of 115 miles per hour (185 km/hr) by 11 a.m. Show More Summary

For first time in 8 years, US poverty rate drops

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation's economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for midterm elections.

NASA may reveal 'space taxi' company pick for ISS missions today

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NASA will make a major announcement on the future of U.S. Space agency officials will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT), and could unveil the selection of one or more private space taxis by aerospace companies to moveShow More Summary

Two Americans killed in Kabul suicide bombing

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Taliban suicide attack Tuesday targeted NATO convoy in Kabul near the US embassy: sources.

St. Louis grand jury term extended as it hears Ferguson evidence

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By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - The St. Louis grand jury hearing evidence in the case of the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last month has been given an extra four months to weigh possible criminal charges against the officer, officials said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Excessive police force allegations in Mo. as teen seriously injured

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By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY Mo. (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating allegations of excessive force by a Missouri police officer during a traffic stop that left a teenage motorist in critical condition, authorities said on Monday. The...Show More Summary

Release the kraken! Check out this defrosted giant squid

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.

Democrats take aim at 'asked and answered' Benghazi questions

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On the eve of the House Select Committee on Benghazi’s first open hearing, the panel’s Democrats on Tuesday will unveil a website dismissing some recurring Republican questions about the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack as “asked and answered.”

Wildfires rage in California drought, hundreds forced to flee

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By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews were battling about a dozen major wildfires across California on Tuesday that have forced thousands of people to flee, damaged or destroyed more than 100 buildings, and charred thousands of acres of drought-stricken forest. Show More Summary

NATO: Bomb kills 4 foreign troops near US Embassy in Kabul

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KABUL (Reuters) - A bomb attack near the U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killed four troops from the NATO-led international military force on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement. At least five were wounded in the blast, which was claimed by the Taliban. Show More Summary

U.S. sending 3,000 troops to join Ebola battle

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President Obama is set to announce a major effort to "turn the tide" against the epidemic.

Fatal police shooting in Utah fuels racial controversy

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By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - A private autopsy has found a 22-year-old black man shot dead by police in Utah was fired at from behind six times, said a lawyer for the man's family. Authorities say the man was shot dead when he lunged at officers with a sword. Show More Summary

Ukraine to ratify EU pact, offer rebels self-rule

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Ukraine moves to turn the page on the bloodiest chapter of its post-Soviet history.

Hundreds flee 3 California wildfires; homes burn

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A wildfire that broke out in far Northern California has burned at least 75 structures, forced the evacuation of about 1,500 residents and caused the closure of a major interstate freeway.

California state Senator Wright to resign following fraud conviction

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By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California state Senator Roderick Wright plans to resign from office later this month following a perjury and voter fraud conviction that saw him sentenced to 90 days in jail, he said in a letter sent on Monday. Show More Summary

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