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Ukrainian prime minister resigns

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:02am
The Ukrainian Prime Minister tendered his resignation on Thursday, after upbraiding fellow politicians.
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German officials evacuate building over suspected gas leak but find fridge full of rotten food

FOX News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:00am
Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rotting food.
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IMF downgrades global growth outlook

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:00am
The IMF has downgraded its global growth forecast, citing a weaker-than-expected first quarter, and a "less optimistic" outlook for emerging markets.
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AP names Derl McCrudden head of international video news

FOX News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:50am
Derl McCrudden, head of video newsgathering for The Associated Press, has been promoted to head of international video news.
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US Fukushima report tells nuke industry to think more often about worst case scenarios

FOX News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:40am
A U.S. science advisory report says a key lesson from Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident is that the nation's nuclear industry needs to focus more on the highly unlikely but super-serious worst case scenarios.
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Chicago police arrest man in shooting death of 11-year-old struck by bullet during sleepover

FOX News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:32am
Chicago police say they've arrested a man in the slaying of an 11-year-old girl who was struck in the head by a stray bullet while at a sleepover last week.
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Paul Ryan’s Proposal Would Consolidate Existing Programs

The New York Times - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:31am
A proposal from Representative Paul D. Ryan, the chairman of the Budget Committee, seeks to consolidate various programs into one that shifts most implementation to states.

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Fallen soldier’s mom will not be deported, despite 2 drug convictions

FOX News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:29am
The mother of an Army solider who died after she ran "into hell" to assist a wounded soldier during battle was ordered not to be deported, two drug convictions, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
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Ryan wants choice in aiding the poor

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:24am
The plan would shift the federal government's anti-poverty role largely to one of vetting state programs to distribute aid.
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Inhofe: Obama invited border kids

POLITICO - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:20am
He says Obama needs to change his policies and send a signal that the U.S. will not accept the kids.
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Swatch denies Apple watch collaboration

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:18am
Swiss watchmaker Swatch has denied a media report saying it was working with technology company Apple on a smartwatch.
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Is Amazon Prime ready for prime time?

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:15am
Investors will focus on Amazon's e-commerce business when it reports earnings Thursday, but its future is tied to Prime.
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Multiple injuries reported as possible tornado hits campground on Virginia's Eastern Shore

FOX News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:12am
Virginia emergency management officials say numerous injuries are being reported following a possible tornado at a campground at Virginia's Eastern Shore.
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CNN fixer detained in Ukraine

POLITICO - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:09am
A Ukrainian working near the MH17 crash has been abducted by pro-Russian separatists, CNN reports.
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CEOs to Obama: Tax reform, not a Band-Aid

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:03am
Obama's support of anti-inversion legislation only aims to put a patch on a larger problem, CEOs tell CNBC.
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Mapping Drought’s Spread Across the U.S.

The New York Times - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:01am
Maps and charts, updated weekly, show the extent of an intensifying drought in the West and Southwest.
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Health care lifts less-educated workers

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:01am
Health care workers with less than a four-year degree make up 61% of the industry's 12.1 million employees, USA Today reports.
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Golf is on the decline in US because...

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:01am
Golf in the U.S. is on the decline. And if there's one big reason, look to one player, says an expert.
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US home sales plunge in June

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00am
New U.S. single-family homes fell sharply in June, suggesting the housing market would struggle to regain momentum.
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Investigate Putin for war crimes

CNBC - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:57am
The downing of Malaysian Air Flight 17 was an act of murder. Putin should be investigated for war crimes, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
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