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Open Sesame: The Origin of Alibaba's Name

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:15pm
Alibaba, which is expected to go public tomorrow in the biggest initial public offering ever, is a giant tech firm that remains a giant mystery to many Americans. The e-commerce has a number of websites and businesses all under the name Alibaba Group. Why did founder and executive chairman Jack Ma choose to call his company Alibaba?
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Alanis Morissette Lightens Up, Goes Blonde

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:14pm
Singer lightened her hair after revealing she's recovering from PTSD.
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How to Wipe Your Old iPhone

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:58am
Follow these steps if you're planning on selling or trading your old iPhone.
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Leading Bahrain Activist Released From Jail

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:54am
Leading Bahrain activist released from jail, but still faces travel ban
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Outrage Over Guardrail Crashes Tied to Lost Limbs, Deaths

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:53am
Faced with widespread news reports of lost limbs and painful deaths tied to highway guardrails that have pierced vehicles, federal officials are backing a nationwide study of whether guardrails are as safe in reality as they appear to be in crash tests.
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10 Things to See: A Week of Top AP Photos

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:51am
10 Things to See: A gallery of lasting moments chosen by our editors
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New 'NCIS' Spinoff Sets up Shop in New Orleans

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:47am
'NCIS: New Orleans' takes hit CBS TV franchise to Big Easy; on location with flair, humidity
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Police Report Details Dwyer Abuse Allegations

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:46am
Police say Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife after she refused sexual advances
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Ukraine Reports Sporadic Violations of Cease-Fire

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:14am
East Ukraine cease-fire appears to largely hold despite sporadic violations
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Photos: Trail of Devastation in Los Cabos After Hurricane Odile

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:06am
Hotels and businesses were damaged by Hurricane Odile.
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Australia Raids Thwarted ISIS Beheading Plot

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:54am
15 detained, properties raided after intelligence indicated a planned attack.
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Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:45am
Texas executes woman for 2004 torture, starvation death of girlfriend's 9-year-old son
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Darrell Hammond Will Be the New 'Saturday Night Live' Announcer

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:42am
The comedian will replace Don Pardo, who died last month.
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Photos: Inside L.A.'s Exclusive Magic Castle

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:39am
Before aspiring magicians become the next Houdini or Copperfield, they hone their craft at the Magic Castle Hotel and Club in Los Angeles.
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Apple iOS 8 to Keep Data Private, Even From Police

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:11am
Morning Money Memo??? Apple is taking a tough new line on the security of its mobile devices, saying its new iOS 8 operating system will keep data private, even from police. The engineering of the new system, says Apple, makes it impossible for the company...
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Photos: Baby Sister Baboons Play Peekaboo

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:07am
Absolutely adorable baby animals!
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Pregnant Duchess Kate Cancels Solo Tour of Malta

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:58am
The pregnant Duchess follows doctor's orders canceling her first official solo trip to Malta, while prince harry celebrates a big milestone.
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'Three Cups of Tea' Author Plans Reluctant Return

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:51am
'Three Cups of Tea' author Greg Mortenson plans reluctant return to public view
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4 Mexican Fishermen Rescued After Boat Sinks

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:51am
4 Mexican fishermen rescued when boat sinks in Gulf of Mexico off South Padre Island
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Amnesty: Nigerian Police Routinely Use Torture

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:51am
Nigeria's police, military routinely torture detainees: Amnesty International
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