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Rally_22Dec14.jpg President Barack Obama has recently seen a notable improvement in his approval rating, according to the results of Gallup's daily tracking poll. The poll showed that Obama's approval rating has risen to a three-day rolling average of 47 percent from 45 percent.
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Peter-Thomas-King-122314.jpg Congressman Peter King, R-N.Y., on Monday continued to put some of the blame for the murder of two New York police officers on anti-police rhetoric by the media and government officials. King specifically pointed to comments by President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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Bank-Of-Japan-121914.jpgThe Bank of Japan decided to leave its monetary stimulus unchanged in order to assess the impact of its past massive easing. The unchanged stance came despite falling oil prices posing a threat to the central bank's 2 percent inflation target. The Policy Board of the BoJ on Friday voted 8-1 to maintain the annual pace of increase in the monetary base at about JPY 80 trillion.
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Some drugs commonly used to treat the bone loss condition osteoporosis could prove beneficial for those suffering from endometrial cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the National Cancer Institute. For the study the researchers analyzed data collected as part of the institute's Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial.
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The Taiwan stock market has finished higher now in three straight sessions, climbing more than 265 points or 3 percent along the way. The Taiwan Stock Exchange ended just below the 9,100-point plateau, and now the market my eclipse that level on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets suggests...
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French engineering giant Alstom SA (AOMFF.PK, ALS.L) has agreed to pay $772 million to settle a U.S. Justice Department's probe on foreign bribery. The French company pleaded guilty and agreed to pay hefty penalties after the DoJ alleged the company bribed government officials to win business around...
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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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