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A device that helps blind people see

These high-tech eSight 3 glasses are helping legally blind people see. The visor-like headset uses high-speed, high-definition cameras to capture what the user is looking at.The device uses algorithms to…

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French sailors end Calais port blockade

Calais (France) (AFP) – Protesting French seamen ended their blockade of the northern port of Calais in the early hours of Monday, after stranding thousands of cross-Channel ferry passengers on…

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California man close to running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents says he sleeps on planes

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. Tim Durbin is the only American competing in the…

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President Obama Vows to Veto New Iran Sanctions

President Obama says he will veto proposed bipartisan legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran so long as diplomatic negotiations over a nuclear deal remain underway. "I will veto a…

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Obama, Cameron vow to take on 'poisonous ideology' of radical Islam

By Steve Holland & Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama & British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to take on "the poisonous ideology" of Islamic…

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Canada's involvement in WWI began with a telegram from Great Britain

Canada went to war a century ago not with a vote in Parliament, nor even a vote in cabinet. It was a decision made in London. On Aug. 4, 1914,…

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Murray thanks hospital after back surgery

LONDON (AFP) – Wimbledon champion Andy Murray thanked medical staff on Tuesday after undergoing surgery on his troublesome back. The 26-year-old world number three underwent the minor procedure to address…

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Wimbledon champion Murray on mend after back op

LONDON (AFP) – Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is on the mend after undergoing minor surgery on his back. The 26-year-old Scot gave the thumbs up sign lying in his hospital…

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Wimbledon champion Murray on the mend after back operation

LONDON (AFP) – Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is on the mend after undergoing minor surgery on his back. The 26-year-old Scot gave the thumbs up sign lying in his hospital…

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