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Israel Wants U.S. to Block Palestinian Statehood Drive - 12/16/2014
World Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Israeli army's training base complex near the southern city of Beersheba December 10, 2014. U.S. Baz Ratner/Reuters Israeli Prime
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Taliban kills 20 students, soldier in attack on Pakistan school - 12/16/2014
Taliban gunmen stormed a military school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing 20 students and one soldier, officials said, in the highest-profile militant attack to hit the

Taliban 'kill 100' at Pakistan school - 12/16/2014
At least 100 people, 80 of them children, have been killed in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistani officials say. Five or six militants wearing security uniforms entered the
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CBS US News: This Morning from CBS News: Dec. 16, 2014 - 12/16/2014
Ambulances drive away from military-run school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan on Dec. 16, 2014 REUTERS Taliban massacre Pakistani officials say Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run
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U.S. volunteerism: Which states do it best? - 12/16/2014
Volunteerism is slightly down in the U.S, according to a new study that ranks states on their philanthropic efforts. This year, 62.6 million Americans volunteered for nearly 7.7 billion hours, according

Peace Corps unveils rankings: Calif., Vt., NYC lead way - 12/16/2014
There must be something in the maple syrup: Vermonters volunteered for the Peace Corps in larger proportion than any other state in 2014. It is the third time in five years that tiny Vermont has claimed
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Vivek Murthy 1, NRA 0 - 12/16/2014
The National Rifle Association has certain expectations when it comes to dictating developments on Capitol Hill. But once in a while, the NRA picks an important fight and loses. Take yesterday , for example.
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Why Democrats are taunting Cruz - 12/16/2014
(CNN) -- Democrats are taunting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for effectively allowing them a victory on a controversial nominee for surgeon general. Physician Vivek Murthy was confirmed Monday night on a 51-43
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Obama demands football toss rematch with Christie - 12/16/2014
(CNN) -- President Barack Obama on Monday reminisced of better times with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, his onetime hug-buddy turned Republican antagonist as the governor has turned his focus to an
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>>   Business
Petrobras Said to Cut Exploration Spending in Cash Crunch - 12/16/2014
Petroleo Brasileiro SA The state-run oil company also plans to freeze investments in the Premium I and Premium II refineries in northeastern Brazil and sell assets to protect its cash position, said

Arizona corporate ranks thinned further by PetSmart deal - 12/16/2014
The proposed $8.7 billion purchase of PetSmart continues a lengthy pattern of successful companies based in Arizona getting gobbled up by out-of-state buyers. In most cases, acquirers have kept an important

Storage Software Market Sees Continued Strong Demand as Revenues Increased 6.1% - 12/16/2014
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 16, 2014-- Results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Storage Software QView show the worldwide storage software market increased 6.1% year
>>   Finance
U.S. fed funds rate falls for first time in two weeks - 12/16/2014
(Reuters) - A key overnight borrowing cost for U.S. banks fell for the first time in over two weeks after the Federal Reserve cut an interest rate on a test program aimed to reach its rate target when
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U.S. Stock Futures Fall as Oil Plunge Weighs on Global Markets - 12/16/2014
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock-index futures fell as concerns about the impact of sliding oil prices spread through financial markets before a meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers. Futures on the Standard
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Alimera Sciences Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index - 12/16/2014
PR Newswire ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2014 ATLANTA , Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development
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>>   Sports
Rodgers dismisses reports of Liverpool unrest - 12/16/2014
LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers rejected reports of dressing room unrest after his side's poor start to the season, saying spirits are high for Wednesday's League Cup quarter-final
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Johnny Manziel: 1st time shut out - 12/16/2014
BEREA, Ohio -- Johnny Manziel , looking back on what he called an "absolutely" humbling day, said his NFL starting debut was the worst game of his career, at any level. The Browns ran an NFL season-low
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Trial of Turkish Soccer Fans on Coup Allegations Begins Today - 12/16/2014
The trial of about three dozen supporters of Turkish soccer team Besiktas begins today in Istanbul on charges of trying to overthrow the government during protests last year. According to the indictment
>>   Industry
Senate confirms Obama's nominee for surgeon general (+video) - 12/16/2014
Doctor Vivek Murthy was confirmed as the US surgeon general Monday, despite opposition from Senate Republicans and some Democrats due to his past statements on gun violence. The U.S. Senate on Monday

Obama touts 'turning point' for US military (+video) - 12/16/2014
Saluting troops returning home from Afghanistan, President Barack Obama declared the US is moving toward a period of a leaner military. Obama noted there are now 15,000 troops in Afghanistan, down from

Camgian Microsystems Named One of the Most Promising Internet of Things Companies - 12/16/2014
Camgian Microsystems Named One of the Most Promising Internet of Things Companies of 2014 Camgian Microsystems recognized for innovation in enterprise IoT solutions by being named
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>>   Internet
The fall of GPL and the rise of permissive open-source licenses - 12/16/2014
The GPL is still the world's most popular open-source license but it's declining in use, while permissive licenses are gaining more fans, and some developers are choosing to release code without any license

Linux Foundation Announces Biannual Individual Membership Drive and New $100 Certification - 12/16/2014
* Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release. The Organization Will Donate $25 to Free Geek for Every Member Who Joins During the Holiday Season; Individual Membership Pays for Itself
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Robin Williams was the most popular Google search term of 2014 What else was the - 12/16/2014
What else was the United States interested in finding out about? The World Cup, Ebola and Apple's Airdrop also topped Google's list. Actor Robin Williams, who died this year, was the top trending Google
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>>   Science
Nobel prize winner Malala "heartbroken" by Pakistan school attack - 12/16/2014
6:54pm IST LONDON (Reuters) - Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, joint winner of this year's Nobel peace prize for her education campaign work, said she was heartbroken by the news that at least
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Israel Chemicals to invest $452 mln in China phosphate operation - 12/16/2014
Dec 16 (Reuters) - Israel Chemicals (ICL) said on Tuesday it would invest $452 million in a stake in Chinese phosphate and fertiliser firm Yunnan Yuntianhua as well as in a new joint venture to operate

ICL Makes A Step Change In Its Global Phosphate Business By Forming A Strategic - 12/16/2014
-- ICL to invest up to $500 million for 50% ownership of a joint venture that will operate a fully integrated, world-scale phosphate business in China and a 15% strategic holding in Yunnan Yuntianhua,
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>>   Technology
Senior HP And VMware Leader Ofer Ben-David Named Jive's Executive Vice President - 12/16/2014
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: JIVE) today named Ofer Ben-David as its new executive vice president of engineering. In this role, Mr. Ben-David will lead
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HP, Salesforce Join Growing List of Cloud Services Connected to Verizon's Secure - 12/16/2014
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Enterprise Solutions' Secure Cloud Interconnect service is now available with HP Helion Managed Cloud Service and the Salesforce Customer Success
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Microsoft gains allies in fight over access to email overseas [The Seattle Times] - 12/16/2014
Dec. 16--Microsoft Amazon.com A federal judge last December signed a warrant seeking the data as part of a drug-trafficking investigation. The company sued to block the warrant, arguing that the
>>   Health
Thorne Research Announces Clinical Study Agreement with Mayo Clinic for Dietary - 12/16/2014
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thorne Research, Inc., a leader in developing and manufacturing pure, high quality nutritional supplements, today announced a new dietary supplement clinical study agreement

Aldeyra Therapeutics Abstract Accepted at 2015 American Academy of Allergy Asthma - 12/16/2014
LEXINGTON, Mass., Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALDX) (Aldeyra), a biotechnology company focused on the development of products to treat diseases related to free

New Emotional Eating Diet Plans Incorporate Oxytocin for Weight Loss, Geared Toward - 12/16/2014
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With obesity reaching epidemic levels throughout the United States, more unique and innovative methods are being sought and studied to help Americans live
>>   Culture
Out of Home International and Lincolnshire Council promote Free Childcare campaign - 12/16/2014
Out of Home International has teamed up with Lincolnshire Council to launch a multiformat outdoor campaign. -- Out of Home International Out of Home International has teamed up with Lincolnshire Council

Chinese Female Online Shoppers: Not Your Stereotypical Selfless Housewives - 12/16/2014
During this year’s Singles Day sale, Alibaba chairman Jack Ma thanked China’s “family-impoverishing women” for unleashing their tremendous purchasing power. “I give my thanks to China’s women…I haven’t

South Florida program boosts business acumen of childcare center owners [The Miami - 12/16/2014
Dec. 16--A group of community leaders with a shared mission wants to raise the business acumen of childcare center owners, with a goal of boosting the industry's performance and profitability. Now expanding
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Commandos end Sydney cafe siege - 12/15/2014
Australian commandos have stormed a cafe in Sydney, ending a siege by a gunman identified as an Iranian refugee who took dozens of people hostage. Paramedics carrying stretchers raced towards the cafe
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Police storm Sydney siege cafe - 12/15/2014
Australian TV pictures show police storming cafe under siege in Sydney This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest

Sydney gunman identified as Iranian - 12/15/2014
The gunman holding people hostage in a Sydney cafe has been identified as an Iranian refugee who was on bail for a string of violent offences. Man Haron Monis, who was granted political asylum in Australia,
>>   Media & Advertising
TSX Accepts Filing of Normal Course Issuer Bid - 12/16/2014
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/14 -- Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: DRG.UN) (the "Trust") announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has accepted its Notice
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Pierre Gagne announces acquisition of additional Rockex Mining Corporation - 12/16/2014
Rockex Mining Corporation:Says Pierre Gagne has acquired today an additional aggregate of 5,250,000 units in the capital of Rockex Mining Corporation at a price of $0.02 per Unit through a private placement
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Model N Selected by Fairchild Semiconductor to Manage the Full Design to Revenue - 12/16/2014
Pioneering the Unification of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) With Revenue Management (RM) REDWOOD CITY, CA --(Marketwired - December 16, 2014) - Model N, Inc. (NYSE: MODN) , the leading
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