1. Cultural Studies: I’m Not Mad. That’s Just My RBF.
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-08-01 at 04:00:02

The perks, perils and hypocrisy of the serious female face at rest.

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2. Cecil the lion’s cubs ‘likely to survive’
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-01 at 05:05:46

Cecil the lion's cubs 'likely to survive'

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3. Slaves on a plane: The warning signals
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-01 at 06:57:59

Slaves on a plane: The warning signals

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4. Joe Biden Said to Be Taking New Look at Presidential Run
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-08-01 at 12:52:32

The vice president’s advisers are reaching out to Democrats who have not yet committed to Hillary Rodham Clinton or are concerned she is vulnerable.

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5. Small Pool of Rich Donors Dominates Election Giving
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-08-01 at 10:19:12

Presidential candidates have grown deeply dependent on the contributions of a tiny slice of the richest Americans as “super PACs” have raised money much more quickly than hopefuls could have on their own.

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6. Did comet kick-start life on Earth?
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-01 at 08:41:48

Did comet kick-start life on Earth?

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7. Texas man hospitalized after bullet bounces off armadillo
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-08-01 at 13:20:55

Incident in Cass County marks the second time this year someone in the American south has been hurt by a ricochet off one of the creaturesA Texas man was hospitalized this week, after being hit in the head by a ricocheting bullet he had aimed at an armadi...

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9. Loved Ones Gather For Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Funeral
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-08-01 at 15:15:58

The funeral for Bobbi Kristina has come to an end and Whitney Houston was the one to give her daughter a final goodbye.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for person...

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11. Censure and Clashes After West Bank Attack
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-08-01 at 17:28:45

Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces while thousands of Israelis flocked to rallies, all of them protesting a firebombing that killed a Palestinian toddler.

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15. Another surfer fights off shark attack
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-01 at 10:55:36

A second Australian surfer has warded off a shark attack by punching the predator after it bit his leg, police in New South Wales said Friday.

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16. Libyan symbol of defiance in U.S. jail
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-01 at 18:22:35

Libyan symbol of defiance in U.S. jail

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19. Will ‘monster’ tower destroy romance of Paris?
     Published by CNN on 2015-08-01 at 08:40:48

Will 'monster' tower destroy romance of Paris?

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20. Finding a Career Track in LinkedIn Profiles
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-08-01 at 04:59:54

Students can get help choosing a college and a major in the digital breadcrumbs that LinkedIn members put online. Just follow the big data.

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