Family Of 5 Shot Dead In Maine; Gun Found Near One Of The Bodies, Police Say

SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.

Investigators said a gun was found near one of the bodies and it appeared no one outside the family was responsible for the shootings. State police Sgt. Chris Harriman said murder-suicide is one of the scenarios…

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This Is What Your Morning Struggle Really Looks Like

Mornings can be tough to navigate. In a perfect world, they’d be filled with chirping birds and traffic-free commutes. But on most days, it feels like we are living Murphy’s Law. We’ve partnered with McDonald’s© to take a look at the morning struggle we can’t seem to avoid. Do you feel our pain?

8:00 AM: You’re woken up by your alarm clock, which triggers an overwhelming urge to break something.…

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U.S.-Israeli Tensions Rise Over Gaza Conflict

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams

GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 28 (Reuters) – Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire, an Israeli official was quoted as saying on Monday, as tensions between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government and Washington flared over U.S. mediation to end the almost three-week-old war.

Fighting had subsided over the weekend, with the battered Palestinian…

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Design Professionals Building Business Capabilities

Co-written by Riddhi Shah

Experts and generalists are less than useful, however those who thoroughly master a discipline while having a broad general knowledge of multiple disciplines, also called T-shaped people were, at one time, worth their weight in gold.

Now, once again, more multi-disciplinary designers are becoming indispensable for creating breakthrough innovations. These so-called,…

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Sabina Altynbekova Is Too Beautiful To Play Volleyball, Critics Say

A teenage volleyball player from Kazakhstan is coming under fire, but it’s not because of her skills. It’s because of her looks.

Critics say Sabina Altynbekova, 17, is so beautiful that it’s a distraction to the sport. Even the athlete’s own coach says his team is increasingly about one player, at least as far as the fans are concerned.

“It is impossible to work like this,” Nurlan Sadikov,…

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Sarah Palin Gives The People What They Want: The Sarah Palin Channel

Move aside, Oprah.

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is giving the American people exactly what they’ve always wanted: the Sarah Palin Channel.

Palin announced her new project via Facebook on Sunday:

Post by Sarah Palin.

The site will feature political commentary, interviews, user-contributed content and updates from the Palin household.

“Together, we’ll go beyond the sound…

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Tentative agreement reached on U.S. veterans’ reform package

By Peter Cooney

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A tentative agreement has been reached by the chairmen of the U.S. Senate and House veterans committees on legislation aimed at resolving the Veterans Affairs healthcare crisis, their spokesmen said on Sunday.

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, who heads the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and his House counterpart, Republican Representative Jeff…

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Family of five discovered shot to death in Maine home

BOSTON (Reuters) – Five members of a family, including three children, were found shot dead at their southern Maine home on Sunday, with a gun located near one of the bodies and no outside involvement suspected, a police spokesman said.

The five, a father and mother in their 30s and three children believed to be 4, 7 and 12, were discovered on Sunday afternoon in three rooms of their second-floor…

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Second American In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola Virus

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.

Ken Isaacs, a vice president of Samaritan’s Purse, told The Associated Press that Dr. Kent Brantly — the 33-year-old medical director for the…

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5 Tips To Be a Social Badass

Want to be a social badass? It’s easier than you think. Here are five tips to get you started:

1. Compliment someone’s behavior.People have a tendency to be so wrapped up in themselves. This kind of egocentricity is natural, but it won’t help you stand out. Make someone feel good about themselves today and give them a thoughtful compliment. Remember though, it’s easy to comment on physical…

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