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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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ExistingHomeSales-042214.jpgExisting home sales in the U.S. showed a modest decrease in the month of March, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Tuesday, although the annual rate of sales still came in above economist estimates. The report said existing home sales edged down 0.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.59 million in March from 4.60 million in February.
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Kids with irritable bowel syndrome [IBS] may be at a greater risk for celiac disease, according to research conducted at the University of Bari. The study, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, assessed 782 children diagnosed with abdominal pain related disorders. Out of all the kids assessed, 270 had IBS, 201 had indigestion and 311 had functional abdominal pain.
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The Indian markets opened on a flat note Wednesday, tracking mixed Asian cues after a private survey showed activity in the Chinese manufacturing sector contracted for a fourth straight month in April. Trading is confined to a tight range as investors adopt a cautious stance ahead of F&O expiry today...
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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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