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Denali or McKinley? How a 19th century political 'joke' turned into a 119-year ... - Washington Post

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:11:15 GMT


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Denali or McKinley? How a 19th century political 'joke' turned into a 119-year ...
Washington Post
The name Mount McKinley “was little more than a joke.” That's according to toponymist George R. Stewart, an expert in American place-names (apparently a real field of academic study). There was no reason, Stewart explained in his 1945 tome “Names on ...
5 things you need to know MondayUSA TODAY
Ohio lawmakers slam Obama plans to rename Mt. McKinley 'Denali' during Alaska tripFox News
Alaska-bound, Obama faces backlash on Mt. McKinley renamingYahoo News
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Tropical Storm Erika's Aftermath: Florida Faces Flash Flood Threat - NBCNews.com

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:27:51 GMT


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Tropical Storm Erika's Aftermath: Florida Faces Flash Flood Threat
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Flood warnings were in effect for most of Florida early Monday as the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika was expected to bring at least five inches of rain. The National Weather Service warned people in flood-prone areas to "take action to protect ...
Soggy sendoff: Remnants of Tropical Storm Erika could soak South Florida MondayMiami Herald
Erika's Remnants Impact South Florida as Hurricane Fred Forms in AtlanticNBC 6 South Florida
In Erika's wake, local residents relieved, prepared for storm's remnants7Online WSVN-TV
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Wes Craven, Horror Maestro, Dies at 76 - Hollywood Reporter

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:29:42 GMT


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Wes Craven, Horror Maestro, Dies at 76
Hollywood Reporter
He wrote and directed the first 'Nightmare on Elm Street' film, helmed the first four 'Scream' movies and guided Meryl Steep to an Oscar nom for 'Music of the Heart.' Wes Craven, the famed maestro of horror known for the Nightmare on Elm Street and ...
Wes Craven dies at 76Philly.com (blog)
An Ode To 'Scream,' Wes Craven's Last Great Horror FilmForbes
Movie horror director Wes Craven dies at 76STLtoday.com
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At MTV VMAs, Celebrity Feuds, Miley Cyrus and Also Some Music - New York Times

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:56:15 GMT


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At MTV VMAs, Celebrity Feuds, Miley Cyrus and Also Some Music
New York Times
By any measure, booking Miley Cyrus to host the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards seemed like a certain coup. Two years ago, performing on the show, she ignited a thousand think pieces with her antics, and since then, she's become perhaps our most ...
MTV VMAs 2015: Winners and everything you missed, from Taylor and Kanye to ...Washington Post (blog)
MTV VMAs 2015: TV ReviewHollywood Reporter
It's all about costumes, not fashion, on the red carpet at VMAsLos Angeles Times
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Thai Police Believe the Bangkok Bombers Planned Further Attacks - TIME

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:29:00 GMT


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Thai Police Believe the Bangkok Bombers Planned Further Attacks
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Thai Royal Police officials remove evidence from the site where a suspect of the recent Bangkok Chaiwat Subprasom—Reuters Thai Royal Police officials remove evidence from the site where a suspect of the recent Bangkok blast was arrested, in Bangkok ...
Thai police issue two new arrest warrants in deadly bomb attackFox News
2 New Suspects Sought in Bangkok Bombing CaseVoice of America
Bangkok bombing: Police hunt for man and woman after new raidCNN International
Chron.com -Bangkok Post
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The tragic story of Oliver Sacks's celibacy - Washington Post

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:25:58 GMT


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The tragic story of Oliver Sacks's celibacy
Washington Post
When Oliver Sacks was 18, he faced a prospect most young people dread: a belated talk about the birds and the bees with his dad. “You don't seem to have many girlfriends,” Sacks wrote his father said in his memoir, “On the Move,” released earlier this ...
Famed neurologist Oliver Sacks, author of Awakenings, dead at 82UPI.com
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82Yahoo News
Oliver Sacks, Neurologist Who Wrote About the Brain's Quirks, Dies at 82New York Times

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Avondale, Arizona, Mom Mireya Alejandra Lopez Drowns Twin Sons: Cops - NBCNews.com

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:49:25 GMT


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Avondale, Arizona, Mom Mireya Alejandra Lopez Drowns Twin Sons: Cops
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A 22-year-old mother intentionally drowned her twin toddlers in a bathtub Sunday, according to police in Arizona. Mireya Alejandra Lopez also allegedly told investigators that she attempted to drown another child but was stopped by family members.
Arizona mother admits to drowning twin 2-year-old sons, police sayFox News
Arizona mother accused of drowning twin sons in bathtubReuters
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Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing China - Reuters

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:20:00 GMT


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Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Reuters
TOKYO Japan's Ministry of Defense is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted to the ...
Japan Seeks Biggest-Ever Defense Budget Amid China ConcernsNew York Times
Abe Opens a Door with Carefully Crafted War Anniversary StatementNippon.com

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Austria toughens border controls in trafficking clampdown - Reuters

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:09:58 GMT


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Austria toughens border controls in trafficking clampdown
Reuters
VIENNA/BUDAPEST Austrian authorities toughened controls along the country's eastern borders on Monday, stopping hundreds of refugees and arresting five traffickers in a clampdown that followed last week's gruesome discovery of 71 dead migrants in a ...
Austria clamps down by border to catch migrant smugglersYahoo News
Migrant crisis: Austria holds suspected people smugglersBBC News
Austria defends border checks amid migration crisisThe Guardian
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Saudi Stocks Set for Worst Month in 7 Years as Oil Resumes Drop - Bloomberg

Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:32:01 GMT


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Saudi Stocks Set for Worst Month in 7 Years as Oil Resumes Drop
Bloomberg
Saudi Arabian stocks were poised for the biggest monthly drop in almost seven years after Brent crude resumed its decline. The Tadawul All Share Index fell 2.3 percent to 7,514.60 at 12:59 p.m. in Riyadh, the steepest slide among the Middle East's ...
Canadians, Pakistani and Nigerian Among Dead in Saudi FireNew York Times
MIDEAST STOCKS-Markets rise but oil-driven rally losing steamReuters
Fire at Alkhobar complex kills 11, injures over 200Arab News

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