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Obama2-072514.jpg President Barack Obama is meeting with presidents from Central American nations on Friday as the U.S. struggles to deal with a surge of unaccompanied children across the southern border.
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UScapitol-072314.jpg While final passage of the bill is far less certain, the Senate voted overwhelming in favor of formally debating legislation to end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
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RussiaFlag-072514.jpgRussia's central bank decided to lift its key rate unexpectedly on Friday as geopolitical tensions increased risks of inflation amid rising threats to growth. The Board of Directors of Bank of Russia raised the key rate by 50 basis points to 8 percent. The bank was widely expected to leave rates unchanged. The rate has been hiked by a cumulative 250 basis points since February.
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Health care workers holding an associate's degree currently make up the majority in the U.S. and that number is expected to climb, according to research conducted at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. The study notes that associate holding health care workers make up more than half of the health care workforce, a number that has risen 46 percent since 2000.
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The South Korea stock market on Friday snapped the two-day slide in which it had given away just a pair of points or 0.1 percent. The KOSPI settled just below the 2,035-point plateau, although the market figures to see renewed selling pressure on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is...
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Swiss security products maker Tyco International Ltd. Friday reported a sharp increase in third-quarter profit, as revenues grew with growth across all segments. "The investments we have made to expand our product capabilities, combined with continued improvements in our operational execution, drove a 17% increase in earnings per share before special items in the quarter," said CEO...
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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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With multiple mainstream movies aiming at action audiences this weekend, newcomers "Lucy" and "Hercules" will have somewhat limited upside heading into their openings, though both are also in position to potentially top the box office charts as they receive releases of more than 3,000 theaters.
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that family held businesses can object to the provision of insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act, on religious grounds. The ruling is seen as a sort of setback for a contentious part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law. The...
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