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Obama1-082114.jpg Republicans have not found much to like about President Barack Obama's nearly six years in office, but the results of a new Washington Post-ABC News poll show that a vast majority support the president's decision to launch airstrikes in Iraq.
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kayhagan-082014.jpg Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., continues to lead her Republican challenger in the North Carolina Senate race, according to the results of a poll by Public Policy Polling, although Hagan's lead has narrowed compared to a month ago.
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joblessclaims-082114.jpgInitial jobless claims in the U.S. fell by slightly more than expected in the week ended August 16th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The Labor Department said jobless claims dropped to 298,000, a decrease of 14,000 from the previous week's revised level of 312,000.
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Children and unborn babies are at a higher risk of harm from microwave radiation [MWR] emitted by cellular phones than adults, according to research conducted at the Environmental Health Trust. The study, published in the Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure, surveyed data on cell phone exposure studies from 2009-2014.
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Indian shares are seen opening higher on Friday, tracking firm global cues as geopolitical concerns faded and upbeat U.S. economic data indicated the recovery is firmly taking root. Overseas investors continue to be net buyers in Indian equities amid signs of an improving outlook for the domestic economy....
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Bank of America Corp. said Thursday that it has agreed to pay $16.65 billion to settle probes by the Justice Department and several states into the company's sale of mortgage-backed bonds in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. The settlement amount is the largest ever reached by the U.S. government with a single company and surpasses the $13 billion paid by JPMorgan Chase & Co. in 2013.
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Even though it will be hard to duplicate the numbers of the original, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" looks like it's in excellent position to top the box office this weekend, likely knocking "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" out of the number one spot in the process. Also hitting theaters this weekend will be "If I Stay," a drama starring Chloe Moretz that takes aim at teen audiences.
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