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Obama-011312_27Jan15.jpg With Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy showing a significant improvement, the results of a new Gallup poll show that President Barack Obama has also seen a notable boost to his job approval rating.
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capitol-012715.jpg Facing opposition from most Democrats, a bill authorizing construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline failed to clear a key procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday. The Senate voted 53 to 39 in favor of a measure limiting debate on the legislation but fell short of the 60 votes needed.
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Everyone knows that diet and exercise are essential to keeping a healthy body. Sometimes, though, dangerous obesity requires cultural or medical intervention. Here are 3 other recent events that are helping the fight against obesity.
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The Canadian stock market is trading firmly in the red Tuesday morning, tracking the weakness of equity markets around the globe. The majority of Canadian sectors are declining this morning, with the exception of those tied to the price of gold. Gold prices are rebounding amidst a sell-off in equities....
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Biopharmaceutical firm Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. reported Tuesday a profit for the fourth quarter that plummeted from last year, hurt by higher restructuring and pension-related charges as well as revenue decline. However, adjusted earnings per share and quarterly revenues topped analysts' expectations. The company also provided earnings and revenue guidance for the fiscal 2015, below Street view.
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The American economy is growing and creating jobs at the fastest pace since 1999, President Barack Obama said in his 2015 State of the Union Address Tuesday. The shadow of crisis has passed, and the State of the Union is strong, the president noted.
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