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joebiden-042214.jpg Meeting with Ukrainian officials on Tuesday, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden expressed support for the interim government while also criticizing Russia for its efforts to destabilize the country. Biden told a meeting with Ukrainian legislators that the country has a second opportunity to make good on the original promise made by the Orange Revolution.
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JohnBoozman-042214.jpg Arkansas Senator John Boozman, R-Ark., is reportedly recovering after undergoing emergency heart surgery on Tuesday. A statement from Boozman's office said the Senator was undergoing surgery and receiving excellent care but did not specify the type of surgery. Media reports later indicated that Boozman underwent heart surgery after experiencing an aortic aneurysm.
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UKbudget-deficit-042314.jpgU.K. Chancellor George Osborne achieved his budget deficit target for 2013/14 as buoyant economic growth boosted tax receipts. Data from the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday showed that net borrowing totaled GBP 107.7 billion in the fiscal year ended March 2014, the lowest since the 2008/2009 financial crisis.
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A new study has revealed that pregnant women who are obese during their pregnancy have an increased risk of having a stillborn baby. The new study, based at Drexel University, examined data from 2.8 million single-child deliveries between 2003 and 2011, taking into account women who were of normal weight, overweight and obese.
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Canadian stocks look set for a slightly lower start Wednesday, weighed by a report showing Chinese factory activity to have contracted for the fourth straight month in April.
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Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co. reported Wednesday a profit for the third quarter that grew 2 percent, despite a small sales drop, reflecting improved operating margins amid lower expenses. Core earnings per share topped analysts' expectations, while quarterly sales missed their estimates. The company also reaffirmed its core earnings and organic sales growth guidance for fiscal 2014.
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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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Even with some new mainstream action competition, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" had no problem finishing as the top box office draw for the third consecutive weekend, easily outpacing the rest of the field despite strong weekends from "Rio 2" and "Heaven is for Real."
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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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