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ObamaPutin-041514.jpg U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin spoke regarding the ongoing crisis in Ukraine for the first time in over two weeks on Monday, although the two leaders remain far apart on the cause of escalating tensions.
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AlexSink-041514.jpg Despite pressure from national Democrats, Alex Sink revealed Tuesday that she won't attempt a rematch against Congressman David Jolly, R-Fla., in November. Sink, who narrowly lost to Jolly in a special election to replace the late Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla., last month, was seen by many as Democrats' best chance to pick up the seat.
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CPIChart-041514.jpgConsumer prices in the U.S. rose by slightly more than expected in the month of March, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Tuesday, with the growth largely reflecting higher prices for food and shelter. The Labor Department said its consumer price index rose by 0.2 percent in March after inching up by 0.1 percent in each of the two previous months.
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Low blood sugar levels may lead to anger against spouses, according to research conducted at Ohio State University. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, surveyed data collected on 107 married couples over a period of 21 days. The participants were asked to fill out questionnaires designed to gauge their level of spouse irritation.
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The French market is in positive territory on Wednesday, after China's gross domestic product for the first quarter topped expectations. A slew of corporate news also influenced sentiment in the region. China's GDP gained 7.4 percent on year in the first quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics...
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Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. (RBGPF.PK, RB.L) Wednesday reported lower revenue for the first quarter, hurt by currency fluctuations. Excluding the currency impact, revenue grew and the firm said it is on track to achieve its fiscal 2014 financial targets.
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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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With another $41 million in weekend revenue, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is continuing to put up big totals for distributor Disney, putting it well ahead of the pace of the original and nearly toppling $500 million worldwide in the process already. Also putting up some decent numbers over the weekend was "Rio 2," which earned very similar opening numbers as the original.
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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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