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Hurricane Irene: NASA Posts Dramatic Full-Earth View

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The good news? The U.S. National Hurricane Center has downgraded the storm from Category 3 to Category 2 with its winds slowing from 115 mph Thursday night to 105 mph on Friday morning when this picture was taken. The hurricane is moving toward the north at 14 mph. Let’s hope that weakening trend continues.

Check out this time-lapse from NASA:

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A California man is accused of taking two bites out of a python snake and has no recollection of it

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Californian accused of taking two bites out of a python snake and has no recollection of it. KOVR reports

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Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base

Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian baseArmed forces took what may prove to be one of their final stands in Crimea.

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Mick Jagger begins arrangements for Scott funeral

Mick Jagger begins arrangements for Scott funeralNEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger has started making funeral arrangements for fashion designer and celebrity stylist L'Wren (luh-REN') Scott, his longtime girlfriend.

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Thousands of credit cards used at California DMV may be compromised, says report

Thousands of credit cards used at California DMV may be compromised, says reportThousands of credit card numbers have once again fallen into the wrong hands. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) appears to be the latest target of a credit card breach, according to a report out today from security blogger Brian Krebs. MasterCard has confirmed that it has warned a number of banks about fraudulent charges on cards that have one thing in common: the accounts were all previously used for purchases at the DMV. If you

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UK February borrowing data makes new deficit goal a tough ask

UK February borrowing data makes new deficit goal a tough askBy Andy Bruce and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's public finances showed an underlying improvement in February compared to a year earlier, but the gain may not be enough to meet a more ambitious borrowing target set out by Chancellor George Osborne earlier this week. Deficit reduction has been Osborne's central economic

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Twitter freshens up its user profile pages

Twitter freshens up its user profile pagesBy Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc unveiled a redesign of its user profile pages on Tuesday, the latest in a series of steps promised by the company to bring new users to the seven-year-old service. In response to an all-time low in user growth figures during the recent quarter, Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo told worried Wall Street analysts that the company would make a number of changes to freshen up the service. Users

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Israeli Miss World's anti-rape crusade goes global

Israeli Miss World's anti-rape crusade goes globalNETANYA, Israel (AP) — When 18-year-old Israeli beauty queen Linor Abargil was crowned Miss World in 1998, the tears streaming down her cheeks appeared to be the overwhelming joy of a young woman fulfilling a childhood dream. Few knew the painful truth behind them — that just six weeks earlier she had been raped at knifepoint.

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