12:31pm

Thu July 10, 2014
The Two-Way

Philadelphia Judge Denies Former Nazi Guard Bail

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 1:54 pm

The main gate of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz I in Poland, where Johann "Hans" Breyer served as a guard.
AP

A former Nazi camp guard, who is awaiting extradition to Germany, has been denied bail by a judge in Philadelphia, though his defense lawyers argued that the 89-year-old is in failing health.

Lawyers said Johann "Hans" Breyer had heart disease and dementia, and had suffered a stroke in recent years. But on Tuesday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy Rice denied the bail request.

The Associated Press reports:

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12:17pm

Thu July 10, 2014
Code Switch

Dress Codes Are Open To Interpretation — And A Lot Of Contention

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 1:37 pm

This spot forbids "urban wear" — and also orthodontia, apparently.
memestate flickr

A Minneapolis nightspot called Bar Louie landed in the news after some local residents took issue with its new dress code.

No flat-billed hats. No long white T-shirts. No large chains. No sleeveless under shirts. No athletic apparel. No sports jerseys without collars. No excessively baggy clothing.

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12:04pm

Thu July 10, 2014
Shots - Health News

Why We Published A Photo Of A 16-Year-Old In A Diaper

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 8:25 am

James Lee often has to pick up his 100-pound son, Justin. Photographer Andrew Nixon shot this photo in an effort to show how being caregivers affects the aging parents.
Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio

The series on family caregivers that NPR ran over the Fourth of July weekend sparked an extraordinary response, with tens of thousands of comments and likes on Facebook and NPR.org.

Many people responded to the intimate photographs of families caring for sick or disabled parents, siblings and children.

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11:43am

Thu July 10, 2014
The Two-Way

Wham! McIlroy Tees Off, Reaches Green On 436-Yard Hole

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 12:31 pm

Rory McIlroy hits a drive during the Scottish Open Thursday, in a round that saw him set a new course record at Royal Aberdeen. McIlroy drove the green on the 436-yard 13th hole.
Andrew Redington Getty Images

Golfer Rory McIlroy had an outstanding first day at the Scottish Open, finishing with a seven-under-par 64 to break the Royal Aberdeen course record Thursday. But he hit one shot that staggered spectators: a drive on the 13th hole that streaked down the fairway before rolling onto the green 436 yards away, as the Golf Channel reports.

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11:43am

Thu July 10, 2014
The Two-Way

Jeans 'Designed' By Lions And Tigers To Benefit Japanese Zoo

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 12:28 pm

Zoo Jeans being "designed" by a tiger.
Zoo Jeans

At long last, the ultimate in that "distressed look" for jeans.

To help support the Kamine Zoo in Hitachi City, Japan, the Mineko Club of volunteer zoo boosters is holding an auction of three pairs of one-of-a-kind bluejeans designed by lions and tigers and, yes, bears too.

According to an English-language translation on the group's website, "Zoo Jeans are the only jeans on earth designed by dangerous animals."

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11:23am

Thu July 10, 2014
The Two-Way

Samsung Faces Allegation That A Chinese Supplier Used Child Labor

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 1:14 pm

Electronics giant Samsung is facing allegations that a supplier in China used child labor to meet the company's production targets.
Michael Conroy AP

One of electronics giant Samsung's suppliers in China used child labor to meet the South Korean company's production targets, a labor watchdog said in a report Thursday.

New York-based China Labor Watch says the Shinyang Electronics factory in Dongguan, China, hired child labor and underage student workers, altering "the strictness of hiring practices in order to adapt to Samsung's demands."

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11:22am

Thu July 10, 2014
Goats and Soda

Ebola 101: The Facts Behind A Frightening Virus

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 7:17 am

Medical workers with the nonprofit Doctors Without Borders treat a patient for Ebola in Gueckedou, Guinea. Despite their protective gear, the workers try to maintain human contact with patients by talking with them and getting close enough to look into their eyes.
Sylvain Cherkaoui/Cosmos

Health workers have called the Ebola outbreak in West Africa unprecedented, overwhelming and even out of control.

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10:39am

Thu July 10, 2014
News

In Central America, Attempts To Cross U.S. Border Like 'Feeding Frenzy'

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 2:00 pm

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10:39am

Thu July 10, 2014
Africa

Nigeria Schoolgirls Still Missing, President Seems Detached

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 2:00 pm

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10:39am

Thu July 10, 2014
Sports

Twitter Turns World Cup Into A 'Global Sports Bar'

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 2:00 pm

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