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Search giant Google, Inc. has reversed its decision to ban sexually explicit adult content on its blog-publishing service Blogger. A post by the Blogger team said, "So rather than implement this change, we've decided to step up enforcement around our existing policy prohibiting commercial porn."

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Economic growth slowed by even more than previously estimated in the final three months of 2014, according to a revised report released by the Commerce Department on Friday. The report said U.S. gross domestic product increased by a downwardly revised 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter.

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Despite opposition from a number of Republicans, Loretta Lynch's nomination as the nation's next Attorney General was cleared by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

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Stocks may continue to experience choppy trading on Friday, as traders seem reluctant to make any significant moves. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by just 9 points.

Hilary-022615.jpg Further reinforcing Hillary Clinton's position as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, the results of a Quinnipiac University poll show the former Secretary of State with a substantial lead in an early look at the Iowa caucuses.
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lynch-022615.jpg Despite opposition from a number of Republicans, Loretta Lynch's nomination as the nation's next Attorney General was cleared by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
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IndianEconomicSurvey-022715.jpgIndia's government sees room for big bang reforms and robust economic growth in the fiscal year ending March 2016, the Economic Survey 2014-15, released the Finance Ministry, said on Friday. Economic growth is expected to exceed 8 percent in fiscal 2015-16 and, at market prices, the new estimate implies growth of 8.1-8.5 percent in 2015-16, the survey said.
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A new study says that people diagnosed with major depression are around three times more likely than the general population to commit violent crimes such as robbery, sexual offences and assault. The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, tracked medical and crime records of 47,158 people in Sweden diagnosed with depression.
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The major U.S. index futures are pointing to lower opening on Friday, with sentiment reflecting nervousness, as the major averages are still in overbought territory despite the recent lackluster performance. Revised U.S. GDP estimates released earlier in the day showed a smaller than expected downward revision to fourth quarter growth.
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Astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole at the heart of an ultraluminous quasar in the distant universe. The newfound cosmic monster is said to be the largest and brightest ever black hole, which dates back to a little more than 6 percent of the universe's current age of 13.8 billion years. Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe that contain supermassive black holes.
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The U.S. government is setting up a new central agency to deal with cybersecurity threats around the country, according to media reports. The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be tasked with integrating intelligence from various agencies and distributing information more broadly to...
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Actavis plc (ACT), a global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Medicines360, a nonprofit women's health pharmaceutical company, today announced the approval of LILETTA by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA for use by women to prevent pregnancy... More
Myanmar "seems headed in the wrong direction and needs urgently to get back on track" in a crucial year for the country's democratic transition and long-term reconciliation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has warned. "The...
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Facebook-suicide-022615.jpg Social networking website Facebook, Inc. has added a new feature for suicide prevention starting Wednesday. The new feature provides the user an option when they see a friend post something that indicates that he or she is considering self harm or suicide. It works on both desktop and mobile.
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DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
02/27/15 10:0Pending Home Sales (M-o-M)JAN United States
02/27/15 10:0Pending Home Sales (Y-o-Y)JAN United States
02/27/15 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexFEB United States
02/27/15 9:45Chicago PMIFEB United States
02/27/15 9:0Unemployment RateJAN Mexico
02/27/15 8:30GDP (Q-o-Q)Q4 United States
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05/27/2015SLXPXIFAXAN (sNDA)FDA decision on XIFAXAN he treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea or IBS-D
05/13/2015KYTHATX-101 (NDA)FDA decision on ATX-101 for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe submental fullness
04/30/2015THRXBREO ELLIPTA (sNDA)FDA decision on BREO ELLIPTA for the once-daily treatment for asthma in patients aged 12 years and older
04/30/2015VNLPY.PKTuzistra (NDA)FDA decision on Tuzistra for the treatment of cough and cold
04/17/2015PCYCIMBRUVICA (sNDA)FDA decision on IMBRUVICA as a treatment for patients with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
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