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USA Women Advance To The World Cup!

The USA Women's Soccer team came out on top in what was supposed to be one of the toughest matches for the United States.  USA over France today 3-1 with 2 goals coming in the last 10 minutes of the game!

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New ‘Superbug’ Strain of Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics
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New ‘Superbug’ Strain of Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics

Gonorrhea, a bacterial sexually transmitted infection, used to be easily treated with antibiotics. But now, a "superbug" strain of the STD has been found in Japan and scientists fear it could become a global public health threat.

"Since antibiotics became the standard treatment for gonorrhea in the 1940s, this bacterium has shown a remarkable capacity to develop resistance mechanisms to all drugs introduced to control it," said Magnus Unemo of the Swedish Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, who discovered the strain with Japanese colleagues.

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Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World Is Shutting Down [VIDEO]
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Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World Is Shutting Down [VIDEO]

Amid allegations of widespread phone hacking, the Rupert Murdoch-owned News of the World is shutting down after 168 years of operation.

The weekly British tabloid, called the largest English-language newspaper in the world, is accused of illegally accessing the cell phone messages of up to 4,000 victims -- all to gain salacious headlines.

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Strauss-Kahn’s House Arrest Lifted as Case Faces Possible Dismissal

The sexual assault case against former International Monetary Fund Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn faced possible collapse Friday after credibility issues arose with the woman who alleged assault against him. The issues resulted in the French politician being released from house arrest.

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Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Papal Tweet From an iPad [VIDEO]

The technologically-savvy Pope Benedict XVI has already encouraged priests to blog and helmed the launch of the Vatican’s YouTube channel and Pope2You mobile and Facebook apps. So it’s really no surprise that as part of his newly-launched news portal, the pontiff sent his first tweet recently — from the papal iPad.

You can follow the Vatican on Twitter at @news_va_en.

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Angry Citizens Wear Diapers in Spanish Protests [VIDEO]

Wearing adult-sized diapers may be a strange way to voice your disapproval, but the infant-inspired getup will definitely get you noticed.

At least it did for a group in Valencia, Spain who continue raising their voices against social spending cuts and austerity measures put in place by the government there.

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Tokyo Named World’s Most Expensive City
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Tokyo Named World’s Most Expensive City

You may have to dig deep into your pockets to get to Tokyo.

You may have to dig even deeper to stay.

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Dying Girl With Cancer Wins Supporters With Bucket List Blog
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Dying Girl With Cancer Wins Supporters With Bucket List Blog

Alice Pyne may not have a lot of time, but she's determined to make the most of what she has.

Alice is a 15-year-old British girl with terminal cancer who is made waves with a bucket list she's posted online.

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Modified Dairy Cows Produce Human Milk in China
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Modified Dairy Cows Produce Human Milk in China

Scientists in China have genetically modified a batch of cows so that they can now produce human breast milk opposed to regular cow's milk. The researchers at the Agricultural University in Beijing did so by injecting the human gene that makes milk into 300 bovine embryos.

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World’s Most Pierced Woman Gets Married
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World’s Most Pierced Woman Gets Married

With nearly 7,000 piercings, you'd think the only thing Elaine Davidson could attract is a refrigerator magnet.

But you'd be wrong.

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Chinese Teen Sells Kidney to Buy iPad 2
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Chinese Teen Sells Kidney to Buy iPad 2

Xiao Zheng, a 17-year-old living in China, wanted an iPad 2 so badly that he was willing to sell one of his vital organs to get it.

Zheng didn't have the money for the tablet computer so he responded to an online ad that offered cash for healthy

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Teacher Keeps Class Calm By Singing During Gunfight
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Teacher Keeps Class Calm By Singing During Gunfight [VIDEO]

Not even gunfire can stop Barney.

A kindergarten teacher in Monterrey, Mexico named Martha Rivera Alanis has become a hero after she sang the purple dinosaur's 'If All the Raindrops' while a gang shootout took place outside.

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