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Obama1-073014.jpg President Barack Obama took Congress to task in remarks on the economy on Wednesday, accusing Republicans of wasting valuable time by voting on a resolution regarding whether or not to sue him over his use of executive actions.
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Boehner-073114.jpg In the latest sign of the hyper-partisan environment that exists in Washington, the Republican-controlled House voted Wednesday evening to approve a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to sue President Barack Obama.
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Philippinecentralbank-073114.jpgThe Philippine central bank on Thursday lifted its key interest rates for the first time in more than three years, citing elevated inflation expectations.The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas raised its overnight borrowing rate by 25 basis points to 3.75 percent from 3.50 percent and the overnight lending rate to 5.75 percent from 5.50 percent.
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The FDA has approved an over-the-counter formulation of the drug Flonase aimed specifically at allergy relief. The drug, produced by GlaxoSmithKline, will be the second major nasal steroid approved for over the counter sales by the FDA. The first such drug approved by the agency was Nasacort 24Hr and both drugs are approved for symptoms including nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing and more.
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Canadian stocks may slip a bit from record highs on Thursday, as investors on both sides of the border mull over yesterday's conflicting remarks from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The Fed gave mixed signals on the condition of the U.S. jobs market Wednesday, trumpeting recent improvements but warning...
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Consumer goods giant Colgate-Palmolive Co. on Thursday reported an 11 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year, as flat sales were more than offset by higher margins and fewer charges. Adjusted earnings per share matched analysts' expectations, while quarterly revenues missed their estimates. The company affirmed its outlook for fiscal 2014.
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Hair loss does not make one physically ill but is said to have emotional and psychological consequences. One of the most common causes of hair loss is alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease, which results in well-defined circular bald patches on the scalp. A more extreme variant of alopecia areata is known as alopecia universalis wherein there is a total loss of all body hair.
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In a weekend with a few different wide releases, Scarlett Johansson-starring thriller "Lucy" had no problem finding its intended audience, giving it one of the biggest R-rated openings of the year and knocking "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" out of the top box office slot. With "Lucy" putting together strong opening figures, Brett Ratner's "Hercules" posted just $29 million in opening revenue.
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