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  1. Japanese School Says It Won't Be Kinki Anymore

    Osaka's Kinki University is named for its home region in south-central Japan. But school officials say the name is distracting to foreigners.
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  2. Former Commando Turns Conservationist To Save Elephants Of Dzanga Bai

    Nir Kalron was once an Israeli commando, then private security consultant to African leaders, and a dealer of legal arms. Today he's working with African locals to hunt ivory poachers via satellite.
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  3. When Lyrics Get Posted Online, Who Gets Paid?

    There are about 5 million searches for lyrics every day on Google. Who gets paid when people look up lyrics online?
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  4. For Two Ozarks Communities, A Stark Contrast In Culture

    The hilly, rural Ozarks have a history of attracting white supremacists, but the area's strong live-and-let-live ethic has taken a modern turn in an Arkansas town where a large gay community thrives.
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  5. Colorado adds jobs in February, continues two-year trend

    Colorado added 6,200 jobs last month for a total workforce of more than 2.4 million people.
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  6. New DOJ Policy Urges Agents To Videotape Interrogations

    The policy shift, set to take effect July 11, is designed to align practices across the federal government, where some law enforcement agencies employ recordings and others don't.
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  7. White House To Release Secret Memo On Drone Strikes

    The document written by David Barron lays out the legal justification for the overseas targeting of American-born terrorist suspects. Its release could clear Barron's nomination to the federal bench.
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  8. McConnell Wins Big Over Tea Party Challenger In Kentucky

    Sen. Mitch McConnell's large victory in Kentucky suggested that he could have a fairly unified party behind him come November.
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  9. Fired 'New York Times' Editor: 'Losing A Job You Love Hurts'

    In a commencement speech, Jill Abramson used humor to tackle her controversial firing from The New York Times. Like the college students before her, she said, she doesn't know what's next for her.
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  10. Why This Octopus Isn't Stuck-Up

    Some chemical in octopus skin acts as a repellent to the little suction cups on the arms, a surprise finding shows. Without it, the eight-armed creature would tie itself in knots.
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