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putin-obama-042414.jpg While U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have called for a diplomatic solution to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the two leaders both made comments Thursday with the potential to inflame rather than tamp down the situation.
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markudall-042414.jpg In a potentially pivotal Senate race, the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday showed incumbent Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, D-Col., running neck-and-neck against Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Col. The poll found that 45 percent of Colorado voters would choose Udall if the election were being held today, while 44 percent said they would vote for Gardner.
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MarioDraghi-042414.jpgEuropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday that any worsening of the euro area inflation outlook may prompt the bank to adopt a broad-based asset buying scheme. "Unlike the other contingencies, the objective here would not be to defend the current stance, but rather to increase meaningfully the degree of monetary accommodation," Draghi said in a speech in Amsterdam.
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Erectile dysfunction [ED] can be reversed by lifestyle changes, according to research conducted at the University of Adelaide. The study, published in the Journal of Sexual Health, says that drugs are not always needed if men can eat better, lose weight, cut alcohol intake and improve their sleeping schedules. Researchers followed 810 men over a five year period.
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The Indonesia stock market has finished lower now in back-to-back sessions, although it has fallen just 7 points or 0.15 percent in that span. The Jakarta Composite Index closed just above the 4,890-point plateau, and the market may again challenge resistance at 4,900 points on Friday. The global...
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Visa reported a 26 percent jump in second-quarter profit on higher card spending as well as a tax benefit, with earnings topping Wall Street estimates. Revenues, however, came in short of expectations. For 2014, Visa now expects low double-digit constant revenue growth - in the 10 percent to 11 percent range. Visa shares were down about three percent in after-hours trading.
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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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After three weeks at number one, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" looks like it finally could be moving down the charts, with comedy "The Other Woman" in good position thanks to a lack of genre competition, a popular cast and a solid 3,000-theater release. Also hitting theaters will be "Brick Mansions," a PG-13 thriller starring Paul Walker that marks the late actor's last finished role.
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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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