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40 years of cellphones

On April 3, 1973, a Motorola engineer made the first call from a mobile phone

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The National - The National for August 31, 2014Aug 31, 2014 | 45:40The National The National for August 31, 2014 VideoClosed Captions available
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Health - ZMapp shows promise treating EbolaAug 31, 2014 | 4:15Health ZMapp shows promise treating Ebola Video
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World - Activists plan occupy-style shutdown in Hong KongAug 31, 2014 | 5:42World Activists plan occupy-style shutdown in Hong Kong Video
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News - Iraqi forces break 6-week siege of Shia townAug 31, 2014 | 3:13News Iraqi forces break 6-week siege of Shia town Video
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News EU threatens more sanctions against Russia Aug 31, 2014 | 2:27European Union says Moscow has one week to reverse course in Ukraine, or face tough new penalties
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