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Screeners discover WWI artillery shells at O'Hare airport

Screeners discover WWI artillery shells at O'Hare airportCHICAGO (AP) — Baggage screeners at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport have discovered two World War I artillery shells in checked luggage that arrived on a flight from London.

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Bing Travel's airfare price predictor is gone, but not forgotten

Bing Travel's airfare price predictor is gone, but not forgottenDespite Microsoft's years of effort, most of us haven't switched from Google to Bing for our various searches. Still, one of our favorite Bing features has always been the airfare price prediction. Added in 2009 after Microsoft acquired the startup Farecast for $115 million one year earlier, it could give you an idea of the best time to buy an airplane ticket at its lowest price.

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Make the Rigged Markets Work for You

Make the Rigged Markets Work for YouHow do you position yourself to benefit from the positive effects of high-frequency trading, while avoiding its perils?

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Turkey says Twitter 'biased', did nothing to stop 'character assassinations'

Turkey says Twitter 'biased', did nothing to stop 'character assassinations'By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey said on Saturday that Twitter was "biased" and had been used for "systematic character assassinations" of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government, a day after Ankara's ban on the site prompted an international outcry. However, a senior Turkish government official later told Reuters that talks with the social media company on resolving problems which led to the block

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South Africa's Woolworths set to buy Australia's David Jones for $2 billion

South Africa's Woolworths set to buy Australia's David Jones for $2 billionBy Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) - South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd is set to buy Australia's second-largest department store David Jones for $2 billion, trumping an offer from Australian rival Myer Holdings Ltd with a hefty premium. The deal, the biggest for Woolworths to date, creates a leading southern hemisphere retailer that will benefit from greater scale and a common fashion seasonality, and comes as Australia's

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3D-printed splint used to help a baby breathe again

3D-printed splint used to help a baby breathe again3D printing doesn't have to be limited to tchotchkes. The production method has already proven its utility in surgery, and now a doctor has used 3D printing to help save a baby's life. University of Michigan doctor Glenn Green used a 3D-printed "splint" to support the trachea in an emergency procedure, and so far the results have been extremely promising.

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