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Obama1-091914.jpg President Barack Obama delivered a statement Thursday evening thanking members of Congress for voting to approve legislation granting the U.S. military the authority to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels fighting against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.
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img2-091914.jpg A trio of Democratic senators has introduced new legislation that would revoke a tax-exemption for the National Football League if it continues to promote the Washington Redskins name.
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The extract of a wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer, according to a new study. Research, published online in the Journal of Clinical Pathology, suggests that adding nutraceuticals to chemotherapy cycles may improve the effectiveness of conventional drugs, particularly in hard to treat cancers.
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India's key benchmark indexes Sensex and Nifty ended modestly higher on Monday, erasing earlier losses despite weak global cues and falling commodity prices as investors looked ahead to Chinese manufacturing data due on Tuesday for important clues about China's growth outlook. Chinese Finance Minister...
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German drug maker Merck KGaA said Monday that it agreed to buy Sigma-Aldrich Corp. for $140 per share in cash, totaling $17.0 billion or 13.1 billion euros, establishing a major player in the life science industry. Merck expects the transaction to be immediately accretive to its earnings. Merck shares were gaining around 7 percent, and Sigma-Aldrich shares were gaining around 35.15 percent.
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Mango, one of the most popular tropical fruits, is said to be an excellent source of fiber, copper as well as vitamins C, A, folate and B6. Widely known in India as the King of Fruits, mango has many health benefits associated with it.
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In a busy weekend for new releases, Fox's sci-fi thriller "The Maze Runner" looks like the clear favorite to top the box office, as it has the widest release of the weekend and a built-in audience familiar with the book of the same title. Also looking to be a major factor this weekend is "A Walk Among the Tombstones."
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Greece's manufacturing activity expanded in August, after declining in the previous month, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. Seasonally adjusted Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 50.1 in August from 48.7 in July. This marked the highest reading in three...
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