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joebiden-042214.jpg Meeting with Ukrainian officials on Tuesday, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden expressed support for the interim government while also criticizing Russia for its efforts to destabilize the country. Biden told a meeting with Ukrainian legislators that the country has a second opportunity to make good on the original promise made by the Orange Revolution.
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JohnBoozman-042214.jpg Arkansas Senator John Boozman, R-Ark., is reportedly recovering after undergoing emergency heart surgery on Tuesday. A statement from Boozman's office said the Senator was undergoing surgery and receiving excellent care but did not specify the type of surgery. Media reports later indicated that Boozman underwent heart surgery after experiencing an aortic aneurysm.
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UKbudget-deficit-042314.jpgU.K. Chancellor George Osborne achieved his budget deficit target for 2013/14 as buoyant economic growth boosted tax receipts. Data from the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday showed that net borrowing totaled GBP 107.7 billion in the fiscal year ended March 2014, the lowest since the 2008/2009 financial crisis.
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A majority of Americans support mandatory birth control coverage as part of Obamacare, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan. In the study the researchers found that 69 percent of all the respondents were in favor of such coverage. "In this study, women, blacks, and Hispanics were more likely to support coverage of birth control medications than were men . . ."
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The China stock market headed south again on Wednesday, one session after it had halted the three-day losing streak in which it had given away nearly 40 points or 2 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index closed just above the 2,065-point plateau, and the market draws another soft start on Thursday. The...
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Airline operator Delta Air Lines, Inc., the first of the large US airlines to report first-quarter results, reported Wednesday a profit that soared from last year, reflecting lower fuel expenses and improved revenues. Adjusted earnings per share topped analysts' expectations, while quarterly revenues matched their estimates.
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A wide range of consumer products contain certain nanoparticles that can harm our DNA, according to a new study from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard School of Publich Heath. Manufacturers use nanoparticles to improve texture, kill microbes, or enhance shelf life, etc., in consumer...
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Even with some new mainstream action competition, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" had no problem finishing as the top box office draw for the third consecutive weekend, easily outpacing the rest of the field despite strong weekends from "Rio 2" and "Heaven is for Real."
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet Sunday evening in Paris to discuss efforts to diffuse tensions surrounding the situation in Ukraine and the buildup of Russian troops along Russia's border with Ukraine. On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin...
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