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Daredevil uses dirt bike to surf giant ocean waves. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on his near-death experience.
Divers discovered a mysterious giant ocean "blob" off the coast of Turkey. Scientists think it may be one of the largest squid egg masses ever seen.
When I was 11 years old, I had to stand in a line every morning for half an hour, wave my fist in the air along with other girls at my elementary school in Tehran and chant: "Death to Iraq, death to Israel, death to Britain, death to Russia, death to France, death to Germany, death to America."

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Ty Inc. has created a commemorative Cecil the Lion toy, the company announced Monday.
The nation will continue to block sites that promote child pornography.
Wilson said he's interviewed for police positions, but been told he's a liability.
Mason Hart was spending his first summer after college working on a yacht. His body was found July 29.
Billionaire has harsh words for Republicans and Democrats alike
Gill Pharaoh said her work in a nursing home revealed the "awful" truth of old age.

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A study by Dutch scientists says most office buildings set temperatures based on a model developed in the 1960s that uses the metabolic rates of men.
Deciding on a course of study isn’t a lifelong sentence. It’s a jumping-off point. Most people’s work will shape-shift in unforeseeable ways.
The “Blue Zones Solution” author, an expert on the diets of people who live to age 100, prepares a meal for a reporter who lives on cheeseburgers and martinis.
The treatment, known as IP, in which chemotherapy is pumped directly into the abdomen, could add 16 months or more to women’s lives, researchers say.
What does it mean to live a productive life? What about a happy life? Five exercises that tackle the tough questions. Try these at home.

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CALAIS, France (Reuters) - For most of the 3,000 inhabitants of the "Jungle", a shanty town on the sand dunes of France's north coast, the climax of each day is the nightly bid to sneak into the undersea tunnel they hope will lead to new life in Britain.

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece expects to conclude a multi-billion-euro deal with international lenders within two weeks, with the drafting of an accord set to start on Wednesday.

ADEN (Reuters) - Fighters loyal to Yemen's deposed president seized about 10 southern villages from Houthi forces on Tuesday, maintaining momentum in their offensive a day after capturing the country's biggest air base, residents and loyalist sources said.
LONDON (Reuters) - The world governing body for athletics (IAAF) released a formal statement on Tuesday, strongly denying media reports of widespread doping in the sport.

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