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Post soccer, Brazil goes back to school

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:43am
Innovation is enabling students in Brazil to study online. How will this help broaden access to the country's best universities?
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Carlos Slim calls for a three-day week

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:16am
We've got it all wrong, says Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms tycoon: we should be working three days a week, the FT reports.
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Israel kills militants, death toll tops 500

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:08am
Israeli forces killed at least 10 Palestinian militants, as the death toll from the two-week conflict passed 500.
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Big brother is watching your waist

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:04am
The data explosion in health records is being fueled by the private sector and Obamacare.
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Warren, Cruz sway limited

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:03am
POLITICO poll: Their endorsements aren't as significant as those from Obama and Romney.
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POLITICO poll: Dim views of Clinton's time at State

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:03am
Just 14 percent describe the former secretary of state's tenure as "excellent."
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POLITICO poll: Stay out of Ukraine

POLITICO - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:03am
Americans are profoundly wary of getting involved.
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China's food safety takes another blow

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:29am
China's food safety has spurred another scandal, ensnaring fast-food chains which have been duped into buying tainted meat.
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Four New York City emergency workers put on 'modified duty' in response to chokehold death

FOX News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:00am
Four New York City emergency workers have been barred from responding to 911 calls amid an investigation into the medical response to man who died in police custody after being put in an apparent chokehold during his arrest.
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Michigan man accused of killing Irish UN peacekeepers in Lebanon arrested

FOX News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:00am
Federal agents have arrested a man the Irish government calls a suspect in the abduction, torture and killing of two Irish soldiers serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon 34 years ago.
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J Christopher Flowers warns of banking crisis

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:55am
One of the biggest private equity investors in the banking sector has warned that regulation has depressed profitability, the FT reports.
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Which city is the most innovative?

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:31am
Cities around the world that have embraced technology to tackle their problems – have your say on where in the world is the most innovative.
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Our schools are changing – how?

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:29am
How is forward thinking helping to change both the way our children learn, as well as the buildings they learn in?
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Which social network is looking 'stretched'?

CNBC - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:02am
Tell us which social network you think is looking "stretched" by voting in the poll below.
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Survey: US companies report rising sales spur hike in employment, wages during 2nd quarter

FOX News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:02am
A new survey says rising sales helped boost hiring and wages at U.S. businesses in the second quarter.
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U.N. to vote on crash resolution

POLITICO - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 11:50pm
Diplomats are pressuring a reluctant Russia to approve the call for international access.
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James Garner: 'Like, Zen, man'

CNN - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 11:48pm
Gene Seymour says the 'Rockford Files' actor worked the persona of the principled coward, charming audiences whenever he showed up on the big or small screen
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Why markets 'reek of complacency' now

CNBC - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 10:24pm
With global markets shrugging off geopolitical tensions following MH17, analysts are warning that investors are becoming complacent.
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Parallel paths: McCarthy and Scalise

POLITICO - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 10:23pm
A collaborative leadership team with the new leaders would be a boon to the GOP.
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Dr. Albert J. Stunkard, Destigmatizer of Fat, Dies at 92

The New York Times - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 10:17pm
The scientist discovered genetic predispositions for obesity through studies of adoptees, but took pains to keep his findings from being used an excuse for surrender.






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