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Obama1-072114.jpg With his second term becoming increasingly dominated by turmoil overseas, President Barack Obama addressed both the conflict in Gaza and the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine in remarks on Monday.
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UScapitol-072314.jpg While final passage of the bill is far less certain, the Senate voted overwhelming in favor of formally debating legislation to end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
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GermanGFK-072514.jpgGermany consumer confidence is set to improve further in August to the strongest level since December 2006 despite escalating geopolitical tensions in Israel and Ukraine, data from market research group GfK showed Friday. The forward-looking consumer sentiment index rose to 9 in August, while it was expected to remain unchanged at 8.9. This was the highest value recorded since December 2006.
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Health care workers holding an associate's degree currently make up the majority in the U.S. and that number is expected to climb, according to research conducted at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. The study notes that associate holding health care workers make up more than half of the health care workforce, a number that has risen 46 percent since 2000.
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The UK market is trading slightly up on Friday, amid a slew of earnings and corporate news from the region, even as geo-political worries continuing to weigh on investor sentiment. In economic news, Germany's business confidence declined for a third successive month in July and at a faster-than-expected...
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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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With multiple mainstream movies aiming at action audiences this weekend, newcomers "Lucy" and "Hercules" will have somewhat limited upside heading into their openings, though both are also in position to potentially top the box office charts as they receive releases of more than 3,000 theaters.
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that family held businesses can object to the provision of insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act, on religious grounds. The ruling is seen as a sort of setback for a contentious part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law. The...
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