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"Critics are by no means the end of the law. Do not think all is over with you because you articles are rejected. It may be that the editor has his drawer full, or that he does not know enough to appreciate you, or you have not gained a reputation, or he is not in a mood to be pleased. A critic's judgment is like that of any intelligent person. If he has experience, he is capable of judging whether a book will sell. That is all."

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Russians in ISIS a threat 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:45:37 EDT 
    CNN's Matthew Chance speaks with the director of the Kremlin's "New Threats" committee about ISIS.


Ebola kills 2,800 in 6 months - WHO 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:34:57 EDT 
    The death toll from Ebola in West Africa has now climbed to more than 2,800, with 5,800 cases confirmed as of Monday, the World Health Organization said.


Desperation in the heart of Ebola zone 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:35:10 EDT 
    More than 1,500 are believed to have died from the deadly virus in Liberia alone and despite a new clinic opening there, bodies lie outside its walls.


Israeli teen murder suspects shot 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:34:41 EDT 
    A Palestinian man who Israel says was responsible for the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens earlier in the summer was shot and killed by the military. Another suspect was seriously wounded, the military said Tuesday.


China jails Uyghur scholar for life 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:08:02 EDT 
    Less than a week after a tightly controlled trial, a Chinese court Tuesday found a prominent Uyghur scholar guilty of "separatism" and sentenced him to life in prison, his lawyer said.


China torture trade 'flourishing' 
  Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:22:44 EDT 
    The manufacture and export of torture devices by companies in China is flourishing, says the human rights organization in a new report.


Racism row after Balotelli 'LOL' tweet 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:01 EDT 
    Racist abuse on social media shows no sign of diminishing in European football after British police launched an investigation into abusive tweets sent to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.


Protests erupt in Moscow over crisis 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:52:00 EDT 
    Several thousand people in Moscow took to the streets Sunday to protest the war in Ukraine and how the Russian government has handled the crisis there, CNN has learned.


Thousands protest Russian policy 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:52:10 EDT 
    While Moscow denies any involvement in Ukraine's crisis, thousands of protesters voiced their mistrust of the Kremlin.


'CoD' makers: Drop Noriega lawsuit 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:47:57 EDT 
    The creators of the "Call of Duty" video game franchise on Monday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who says the 2012 video game "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" has damaged his reputation.


Is the NFL skirting the tax man? 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:08:42 EDT 
    Did the National Football League make $10.5 billion in 2013, pay its chief executive Roger Goodell $44.2 million, yet pay no taxes to Uncle Sam?


Yahoo's $37 billion Alibaba windfall 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:13:58 EDT 
    Yahoo will soon get a windfall from its stake in Alibaba. What will it do with the cash? CNN's Samuel Burke reports.


U.S. planes turn back over tech issue 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:57:00 EDT 
    Two American Airlines flights flew back to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport early Monday because of unrelated technical issues. The passenger jets landed within two minutes of each other.


Retrial over 'loud music' murder case 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:09:28 EDT 
    Was it fear for his own life that prompted Michael Dunn to fire 10 shots into an SUV, killing teenager Jordan Davis? Or was it contempt?


Christie builds profile ahead of '16 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:27:32 EDT 
    When he won re-election by a landslide last year, Chris Christie's calling card became the Republican who can get Democratic votes.
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