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Business: Best Buy's profit soars 77 percent on phone and TV sales

Source: Fortune

Best Buy reported a 77% jump in quarterly profit Tuesday, as the electronics retailer reported strong sales growth in the U.S. market during the key...

US: Georgia woman's execution postponed because drugs appeared 'cloudy'

Source: CNN

For the second time, a Georgia woman's execution has been postponed -- this time because of concerns about the drugs to be used.

World: Attractive jihadists lure UK girls to extremism

Source: BBC News

"Attractive" jihadist fighters can be "eye candy" to lure in British Muslim girls, a former extremist has said.

Out of the ordinary: It's raining cats and tourists on a Japanese island

Source: Reuters

AOSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a...

Business: Lumber Liquidators stock pummeled after '60 Minutes' probe

Source: CNN Money

A report on CBS' "60 Minutes" has knocked the floor out from under Lumber Liquidators.

US: Nurse who survived Ebola is suing Texas hospital

Source: Newser

(Newser) – Nina Pham beat Ebola; now she's taking on the place where she caught it. Pham, who contracted the virus while caring for dying...

World: Iraq moves against Islamic State in Tikrit

Source: BBC News

Iraq has launched a military operation to recapture Tikrit, the hometown of former leader Saddam Hussein, from Islamic State (IS) and its allies.

Out of the ordinary: Canadians 'Spock' their $ 5 bills

Source: CNN

Actor Leonard Nimoy -- Spock -- died last week, but he lives on, as Canadians leave their tribute to the "Star Trek" legend on the face of Canadian...

Business: Get ready for lawsuits over net neutrality

Source: CNN Money

Comcast is firing warning shots over the FCC's historic decision Thursday.

US: Nine dead at multiple crime scenes in rural Missouri

Source: USA Today

Nine people were found shot to death early Friday in at least four crime scenes in a small community in south central Missouri, according to local...

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