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Friday, 29 August 2014 12:11
STORY HIGHLIGHTSPresident Obama isn't alone in making comments that feed critics' narrativesIt happened to President George H.W. Bush at a supermarket scanner in 1992Fallout from President Jimmy Carter's "malaise" speech helped define his time in officeAnd what about President Ronald Reagan joking about bombing Russia? (CNN) -- Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so when it's in front…
Astonishing sculptures from just paper
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:11
For most people, paper is used in printers, for random notes or occasional doodles. However, artists across the globe are taking the ancient material to a whole new level, fashioning everything from 3D sculptures to intricate cut-outs.
Autopsy: Injection killed prisoner
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:11
STORY HIGHLIGHTSClayton Lockett died 43 minutes after first attempt at sticking needles in his veinsBotched execution reignited debate over appropriateness of lethal injection as capital punishmentLawyer for death row inmates says autopsy didn't get answer for what went wrongOklahoma will release full findings of investigation into execution next week Explore America's complex capital punishment system as CNN airs six back-to-back episodes of "Death Row Stories" Friday, August 29 beginning at 9 p.m.
Miley's VMA date turns himself in
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:11
Miley Cyrus was excited about Jesse Helt escorting her to the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. She posted their picture on social media with the caption "My date :) #jesse #myfriendsplace #mtvVMAs2014."
Time Running Out for Missing Boy With Brain Tumor
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:11
An international appeal was launched Friday to find a five-year-old boy with a brain tumor who was taken from a British hospital by his parents against the advice of doctors. Ashya King, who was in a wheelchair and needs to be fed through a tube, was taken late Thursday from the hospital in Southampton, England where he had been a long term patient. His parents boarded a ferry to France with Ashya's six siblings, ITV…
Career change for Chelsea Clinton
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:10
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and imminent birth of her first child. Bill and Hillary Clinton's daughter had been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature stories on people or organizations doing public-spirited work. Politico magazine reported earlier this year that NBC was paying her $600,000 a year.
Cameron explains heightened UK terror threat
Friday, 29 August 2014 12:10
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron says he'll introduce new laws to combat terror suspects, pledging to seize passports to fight what he described as an extremist threat more dangerous than any previously seen. Cameron's remarks came just after authorities on Friday raised the terror threat level to severe, the second highest level. The decision was related to developments in Iraq and Syria, but there was no information to suggest an attack was imminent.
Harrison Ford back in action as 'Star Wars' resumes filming
Friday, 29 August 2014 11:56
AP Harrison Ford is back after an on-set injury in June, and cameras are rolling yet again on the set of the J.J. Abrams directed Star Wars: Episode VII. The film's production took a short hiatus when Ford – who plays the space smuggler Han Solo - was rushed to the hospital after a door on the Millennium Falcon – Han's ship – broke the actor's ankle.
Sprint grabs lifeline with rural U.S. roaming deals
Friday, 29 August 2014 11:26
By Marina Lopes and Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With plans for a T-Mobile US Inc merger in tatters, Sprint Corp is expanding a roaming program with rural cellphone companies that could provide a much-needed way for the debt-laden wireless carrier to cheaply increase its footprint. In March, Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son struck a roaming deal with the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA), which represents many U.S. rural and regional carriers, to use each other's networks…
Oracle loses bid to restore $1.3 billion SAP verdict, could get new trial
Friday, 29 August 2014 11:26
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday rejected Oracle Corp's bid to restore a $1.3 billion jury verdict in its long-running copyright dispute with German software company SAP SE, and said Oracle may choose to either accept a lower amount or face a new trial. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said jurors used "an undue amount of speculation" in awarding $1.3 billion in damages in 2010.

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