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Obama1-073014.jpg President Barack Obama took Congress to task in remarks on the economy on Wednesday, accusing Republicans of wasting valuable time by voting on a resolution regarding whether or not to sue him over his use of executive actions.
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UScapitol-073114.jpg In an embarrassment for the new Republican leadership, the House will not vote on a bill to address the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border before lawmakers leave town for the August recess.
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China-Flag-073114.jpgThe International Monetary Fund said China should target 6.5-7 percent growth for 2015, lower than the 7.5 percent goal for this year, and deploy stimulus only if growth were to slow significantly below the target. While most of its directors estimate 6.5-7 percent growth, a few others assessed a lower target as more appropriate, the IMF said in a report published late Wednesday.
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A simple blood test could predict the risk of suicide, according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. For the study the researchers focused specifically on one particular gene variant known as SKA2. While examining the brains of deceased mental illness patients, the researchers discovered that those who had died of suicide have low levels of the SKA2 gene variant.
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The Thai stock market has closed lower now in five consecutive sessions, tumbling more than 40 points or 2.7 percent in that span. The Stock Exchange of Thailand finished just above the 1,500-point plateau, and the market figures to surrender that support on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian...
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Energy giant ConocoPhillips reported Thursday a profit for the second quarter that increased from last year, as higher realized prices and volumes improved revenues. Adjusted earnings per share topped analysts' expectations by a penny, but quarterly revenues missed their estimates. Meanwhile, total production grew from last year.
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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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Hitting 3,800 theaters and riding plenty of positive critical buzz, "Guardians of the Galaxy" is in great position to continue the box office success of the Marvel Universe. As "Guardians" easily takes over the top slot, it should also be a good weekend for "Lucy" to show whether or not it's a one-weekend wonder, while "Hercules" also hopes to avoid a major drop.
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