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whitehouse-121814.jpg Calling the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment a national security matter, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday the administration is currently weighing options for responding to the cyber-attack.
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rubio-121814.jpg Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has been one of the harshest critics of President Barack Obama's plan to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba and continued to bash the president in an op-ed piece published in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday.
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JoblessClaims-121814.jpgInitial jobless claims in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a modest decrease in the week ended December 13th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The Labor Department said jobless claims slipped to 289,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week's revised level of 295,000.
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The use of a low glycemic index diet may not be linked with improved metabolism, according to a new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health. For the study the researchers enrolled 163 overweight adults into one of four different groups for a customized diet. Those who followed a low-glycemic index, low-carbohydrate diet didn't show any specific metabolic improvements.
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European stocks raced higher Thursday, extending this week's strong thanks in part to a pledge of continued support from the U.S. economy by the Federal Reserve. The Fed said Wednesday it can remain "patient" before moving to raise interest rates and normalizing its easy-money stance. With traders...
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Online retailer Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) on Thursday launched a new superfast service in select areas of Manhattan to deliver tens of thousands of daily essentials such as paper towels, shampoo, books, toys and batteries within an hour. The service, dubbed Prime Now, is available for Amazon's Prime...
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After a few weekends of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" landing at number one at the box office, Ridley Scott's biblical drama "Exodus: Gods and Kings" should easily be the top overall draw this weekend, with Christian Bale starring in the 3,300-theater release from distributor Fox.
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The former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been expelled from the Communist Party of China or CPC and prosecutors have opened an investigation into his suspected crimes and decided to arrest him, the official Xinhua News Agency reported citing a government statement. Zhou's expulsion from the CPC...
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