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Mysterious woman in black captivates the US - 8 Hours ago
For the past two months, a mysterious woman, shrouded in flowing black robes from head to toe, has been walking through the southern states of the US. For the past two months, a mysterious woman, shrouded



Australians warned not to travel to Ebola-hit nations - 6 Hours ago
Australians are being warned not to travel to African countries experiencing the world’s worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, as the federal government steps up its efforts to prevent the disease



While NAB boss Andrew Thorburn cuts jobs Cameron Clyne goes shopping - 6 Hours ago
While National Australia Bank's new chief executive, Andrew Thorburn, spent his first day in the top job pruning the upper branches of his executive tree his predecessor Cameron Clyne was settling into
 
World Trade Center contractor charged in multimillion-dollar fraud
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Ted Cruz rallies GOP against border bill; House delays vacation
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Medical labs to get new FDA oversight
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Obamacare premiums to rise a modest 4.2% in 2015
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Tesla announces plan to boost production in 2015
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Sales of homes for at least $1 million heat up in California
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China lifts air control measures caused by military drills - 7 Hours ago
China will on Friday lift air traffic control measures imposed to allow military drills and which have caused major delays and cancellations of flights, raising concerns over airline earnings. Flights
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India, U.S. stress strategic ties, tensions remain - 7 Hours ago
By David Brunnstrom and Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States and India stressed their desire to boost business and defense ties on Thursday, but trade and spying rows were a reminder
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Congress Sends Highway Bill to White House - 7 Hours ago
Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season. The Senate voted Thursday night for a House-passed
 
>>   Politics/Law
Senate passes bill to overhaul VA - 7 Hours ago
(CNN) -- The Senate on Thursday night easily approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure that won overwhelming House approval a day earlier now goes to President

Congress sends VA overhaul to White House - 7 Hours ago
WASHINGTON — Congress has passed a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Senate easily approved the $16.3
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Obama: Everyone can learn from Special Olympics - 7 Hours ago
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says the Special Olympics and its athletes represent values like pride, dignity and teamwork that offer lessons for all people. Obama is marking the 46th anniversary
 
>>   Business
Channel Nine journalist Damian Ryan threatened with machine gun at MH17 site - 7 Hours ago
An Australian journalist had a machine gun pointed at his head during a terrifying run-in with a pro-Russian rebel near the crash site of flight MH17 overnight. Veteran Channel Nine correspondent Damian
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LDK Solar Secures Funding Commitments for Its Offshore Restructuring - 6 Hours ago
SOURCE LDK Solar Co., Ltd. GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands Funding Commitments On June 27, 2014 On July 15, 2014 Since their announcement on June 27, 2014 RSA Amendments As a result of the challenges

ASIC plan aims to make us smarter with our money - 8 Hours ago
Our future is in safe hands, with Australian teenagers rating very well in a recent global survey of financial literacy, but the rest of us might be thankful for a new national plan aimed at helping us
 
>>   Finance
Apache to sell Wheatstone LNG stake - 7 Hours ago
US independent oil company Apache has decided on a multi-billion dollar sell-up of non-US assets which will see it divest its stake in Chevron’s $29 billion Wheatstone liquefied natural gas project as

SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories - 7 Hours ago
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) - A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission watchdog conducted an extensive, months-long investigation to find out who had leaked information that appeared in two
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UPDATE 5-Argentine markets fall post-default, NY hearing on Friday - 6 Hours ago
* Argentine dollar Par bond falls 7.6 pct * Unclear if credit default swaps will be triggered * Latest debt crisis in sharp contrast to 2001-2002 crash (Adds Argentine president comments in third paragraph,
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>>   Sports
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan hits back at those taking 'cheap shots' - 7 Hours ago
AFL moves to win back fans Ex-AFL marketing manager criticises experimentation It's been a week replete with discussion of jabs and hooks in football, and now the AFL's chief has decided to get in on
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Future is bright, say venue chiefs - 7 Hours ago
McLachlan’s admission the AFL hadn't worked closely enough with its two biggest stadiums is welcomed. Gillon McLachlan’s admission that the AFL had not worked closely enough with its two biggest stadiums

Phillies' Lee leaves start - 7 Hours ago
Washington, D.C. (SportsNetwork.com) - Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee left in the bottom of the third inning of Thursday's start against the Washington Nationals. With two outs in the third,
 
>>   Industry
VTTI Energy Partners LP Prices Initial Public Offering At $21 Per Common Unit - 7 Hours ago
SOURCE VTTI Energy Partners LP ROTTERDAM, Netherlands Upon the consummation of the offering, the public will own an approximate 42.6% limited partner interest in VTTI (or an approximate 49.0% limited
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Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. - 7 Hours ago
PR Newswire NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 NEW YORK , July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( www.hfesq.com ) is investigating potential claims against L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. ("L-3"
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Ecopetrol Announces Its Results for the Second Quarter of 2014 - 7 Hours ago
* Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release. Financial results show the positive effect of international crude prices that partially offset the strong impact of the difficult operational
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>>   Internet
Twitter acquires password security startup Mitro - 8 Hours ago
James Martin/CNET Twitter has acquired a small startup called Mitro, which focuses on password security. Mitro announced Thursday that it is joining Twitter in its New York office and will be "focusing

eBay has more female workers than other tech giants - 6 Hours ago
eBay eBay has been striving to bring more women into its workforce over the past three years, and it appears these efforts have paid off. The e-commerce company released stats on the diversity of

Regulations on online currency transactions needed - 7 Hours ago
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Public Security has proposed the Government to issue regulations on management rules over transactions of online currencies that are not acknowledged in Vietnam but
 
>>   Science
Mitsubishi Rayon beefs up position in auto CFRP field - 6 Hours ago
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Cabot Corp completes sale of security materials business - 7 Hours ago
Thu, Jul 31 2014 Cabot Corp:Says it has closed the sale of its Security Materials business to SICPA for about $20 million in cash consideration.
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Arianne Phosphate announces closing of first tranche of $8M private placement - 5 Hours ago
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>>   Technology
Microsoft rolls out Office for iPad updates - 6 Hours ago
Presenter View is a welcome addition to PowerPoint for iPad. Microsoft Good news for Office for iPad users: Microsoft's suite of apps continues to inch closer to its desktop counterpart. The company

Microsoft Must Let US Feds Into Its Overseas Server, Says US Court - 7 Hours ago
The Essential Guide to IT Transformation Microsoft has lost the first round in its fight to prevent US authorities from seizing customer data stored in its overseas data centers. Following a two-hour
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Microsoft's Euro cloud darkens: Redmond must let feds into foreign servers - 7 Hours ago
The Essential Guide to IT Transformation Microsoft has lost the first round in its fight to prevent US authorities from seizing customer data stored in its overseas data centers. Following a two-hour
 
>>   Health
Audit: Rochester VA 'felt pressure' to hide delays - 7 Hours ago
MINNEAPOLIS An internal audit has found that staff at the Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Rochester "felt pressure to manipulate" appointment data to hide delays in medical care. The audit by the

Die laughing with the calorie clowns - 6 Hours ago
Specialty burger eatery PYT in Philadelphia says its Donut Cheesesteak Burger is a take on the city's signature Philly cheesesteak sandwich. "It definitely has sweet and savory elements to it," says

Meet the experts in nutrition at Educogym - 6 Hours ago
01/08/14 at 12:52 AM | 0 Comments Martin Forde, president of the Irish Association of Holistic Medicine, is to present a talk entitled Future Nutrition at Educogym in Glanmire
 
>>   Culture
Mounting pressure for Ruth Bader Ginsburg... - 6 Hours ago
07/31/2014 Mounting pressure for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire Some Democrats and progressives are putting pressure on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire while the Senate and White House are
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As war flares, some women flee from violence at home - 7 Hours ago
While Hamas' rockets have driven many Israelis into bomb shelters, a growing number of women have had to seek refuge in a different type of shelter. While fighting in Gaza continues, violence is also

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>>   Top Stories
Cocktails: How to make clear milk punch (no siphon necessary) - 7 Hours ago
"Sometimes I think I'm in over my head," half-jokes Michael Lay, head bartender at Faith & Flower downtown, in the middle of peeling 36 lemons for six batches of English milk punch, gallons of which customers
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Mysterious woman in black - 6 Hours ago
For the past two months, a mysterious woman, shrouded in flowing black robes from head to toe, has been walking through the southern states of the US. From the swamplands of Alabama to the heights of

'It's not like Breaking Bad' - 6 Hours ago
A desperate mother, a dying child, the rigid law and one man's experimental drug. It's not a drug lab like Breaking Bad The medical marijuana debate found a name and a face on Thursday as it was revealed
 
>>   Media & Advertising
AnalytixInsight Inc. Completes Sale of Subsidiary - 7 Hours ago
OMT Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of AnalytixInsight, sold in exchange for cancellation of all related debt VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 31, 2014) - Big data analytics company
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Hill International Prices Public Offering of Common Stock - 6 Hours ago
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 8,500,000 shares of its common stock,
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Vantage Drilling Company Schedules Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date and - 7 Hours ago
About the Company Vantage, a Cayman Islands exempted company, is an offshore drilling contractor, with an owned fleet of three ultra-deepwater drillships, the Platinum Explorer, the Titanium Explorer
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