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ISIS Condo Project, Others Rethink Their Names

Tue, 2014-08-26 10:30

The ISIS Downtown condo project in Florida has changed its name, as did a mobile-payment company. Others are distancing themselves from the ideology of the group now called the Islamic State.

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Tue, 2014-08-26 09:40

The question will be if Kevin Counihan can replicate his success in Connecticut with the federal health exchange, which was plagued with problems. The goal: A smoother Year Two for Obamacare.

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Flight Diverted When Passengers Feud Over Reclining Seat

Tue, 2014-08-26 09:28

One man used a $22 device that jammed a fellow passenger's seat. The ensuing fight ended when the woman threw a cup of water at the man and the airline diverted the flight.

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Jewish Center Targeted During 2008 Mumbai Attacks Reopens

Tue, 2014-08-26 08:19

The attack killed more than 160 people across the city, including six at the Chabad center. Rabbis from across Asia attended the reopening of the Nariman House in historic south Mumbai.

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Burger King Announces Merger With Tim Hortons, Move To Canada

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:47

As part of the $11 billion deal, Burger King will transfer its headquarters to Ontario and cut its tax bill considerably.

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Health Organizations Call For A Ban On E-Cigarettes Indoors

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:45

Both the World Health Organization and the American Heart Association say vapors from electronic cigarettes pose a health threat to bystanders, and that the devices should be regulated like tobacco.

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Federal Officials Order Medicaid To Cover Autism Services

Tue, 2014-08-26 07:01

Advocates for people with autism applauded the move, but some states are concerned about the costs of covering a wide range of therapy for children with autism.

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Hamas, Israel Reach Long-Term Cease-Fire Deal

Tue, 2014-08-26 06:26

The deal was brokered in Egypt after almost two months of intense fighting that has killed more than 2,000 Palestinians and injured almost 11,000.

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Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict

Tue, 2014-08-26 04:10

The hope is that the talks between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko lead to a cease-fire between Ukraine and separatists in the eastern part of the country.

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Is Google's Free Software A Good Deal For Educators?

Tue, 2014-08-26 04:03

The tech giant launches new tools for teachers.

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Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over Syria

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:46

The flights are intended to collect intelligence on Islamic State militants and could be a precursor to military strikes inside of Syria.

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Student Activists Keep Pressure On Campus Sexual Assault

Tue, 2014-08-26 00:59

More than 70 colleges are under investigation for how they've handled sexual assaults. The current attention to campus sexual assault has been driven largely by student activists using social media.

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Many Homeowners Still Qualify For Mortgage Relief

Mon, 2014-08-25 23:44

A federal program known as HARP could save homeowners who qualify to refinance an average $200 a month. But many who hear about it are suspicious, says Federal Housing Finance Agency chief Mel Watt.

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On Ocean City's Boardwalk, Costumed Performers Prompt Legal Debate

Mon, 2014-08-25 23:42

The Maryland beach town is grappling with an influx of boardwalk performers, including costumed characters and a pole dancer. Police say the city's hands are essentially tied because of legal rulings.

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The 'Greening' Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers' Pockets

Mon, 2014-08-25 23:40

Orange juice sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. Florida's citrus industry is reeling from a disease called "greening," while consumers face dozens of other choices in the supermarket aisle.

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China's 'Great Wall' Takes A Hit At U.S. Heavyweight Boxing

Mon, 2014-08-25 23:38

At 6 feet 11 and 285 pounds, Taishan Dong hopes to be the next big heavyweight fighter in a boxing class that's hurting for stars.

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Probe: No Proof VA Delays Caused Phoenix Veterans To Die

Mon, 2014-08-25 23:24

Revelations that 40 veterans died while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA hospital rocked the agency, bringing to light scheduling problems and allegations of misconduct at other hospitals as well.

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'Breaking Bad' Wins Its Final Emmy Award

Mon, 2014-08-25 19:23

Nearly a year after wrapping up, the AMC drama Breaking Bad and its star Bryan Cranston have two more nice going-away presents: Emmys for best drama and actor in a drama.

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The List Of Emmy Winners

Mon, 2014-08-25 19:09

The list of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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Could A 2-Year-Old Boy Be 'Patient Zero' For The Ebola Outbreak?

Mon, 2014-08-25 14:29

Scientists now think the entire outbreak in West Africa was triggered by one person and then the virus took off from there. Early signs pointed to a little boy in southern Guinea.

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