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Detroit pensioners agree to take hit in major step forward in bankruptcy crisis Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history. | 10 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Israeli soldier missing in Gaza as airstrikes intensify: reports Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the UN chief and the U.S. secretary of state launched a high-level effort to end two weeks of d | 11 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Israeli soldier missing in Gaza as airstrikes intensify An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defence official told The Associated Press on Tuesday. | 11 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect found guilty of obstructing justice A college friend was convicted Monday of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by agreeing with another friend to get rid of a backpack and disabled fireworks they took from his dorm room three days after the attack. | 13 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fugitive billionaire wanted in South Korean ferry sinking found dead South Korean police said on Tuesday that a body found last month in the south of the country was that of a fugitive businessman who headed the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people. | 14 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Texas governor to send 1,000 guardsmen to border during migrant influx Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Monday he planned to send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to boost security during an influx of illegal immigration by children, a move that could increase pressure on President Barack Obama. | 14 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Want to eat more sustainably? Choose anything but beef Interested in eating more sustainably? A new study compares the environmental impact of beef, dairy, pork, poultry and eggs. | 19 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Netflix passes 50 million member milestone in 2nd quarter Netflix announced it has more than 50 million members in 40 countries worldwide as it released its second-quarter earnings today. | 20 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Vancouver's SkyTrain reopens after power outage Metro Vancouver's TransLink shut down the SkyTrain Expo and Millennium lines on Monday owing to a power outage linked to an electrical panel problem, forcing thousands of passengers off trains and out of stations. | 21 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Autism linked primarily to common gene variants The main cause of autism disorders isn't environmental influences or DNA mutations but the inheritance of certain common gene variants, according to a study based on data from an unprecedentedly large population sample. | 21 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend