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Medical examiner: Flanagan’s death a suicide

Mike Flanagan Found Dead In Maryland Former Cy Young winner Flanagan found dead Mike Flanagan Found Dead In Maryland BALTIMORE — Former Cy Young Award winner Mike Flanagan died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head, the Maryland medical … Continue reading

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Agent denies Pens’ Crosby has suffered setback

PITTSBURGH — The agent for Penguins star Sidney Crosby is refuting a Canadian television report that says the former MVP has suffered a setback in his recovery from a pair of concussions. Crosby CTV News reported Monday that Crosby suspended … Continue reading

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10 mountains for every kind of climber

(CNNGo) — Climbing pioneer George Mallory scaled some of the world’s biggest peaks “because they’re there.” But with so many mountains and so little time, how does a climber know where to start? We’ve taken some of the guesswork out … Continue reading

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U.N. concern at fate of Palestinian detainees (Reuters)

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations voiced concern on Tuesday that some of the Palestinian detainees released in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit may have not have been given a choice on where to go and said this could … Continue reading

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Close encounters in the Galapagos

(CNN) — For close encounters of the furry, feathered, or scaly kind, there’s no place on the planet quite like the Galapagos Islands. “You just see some of the craziest things,” said Jonathan Brunger, operations manager for Adventure Life, a … Continue reading

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Inside a government computer attack exercise

Idaho Falls, Idaho (CNN) — Forget, for the moment, about computer whiz kids who download copyrighted music for free. Forget, too, about sophisticated hackers who can steal identities. Focus instead on the next wave of potential computer miscreants — criminals … Continue reading

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Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap (Reuters)

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit returned home to a national outpouring of joy on Tuesday after five years in captivity as hundreds of Palestinian prisoners exchanged for him were greeted with kisses from Hamas leaders in the Gaza … Continue reading

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