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Greek Leftists Break Away From Ruling Party In Row Over Austerity

Fri, 2015-08-21 05:10

A day after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he would step down ahead of fresh elections next month, 25 hardline MPs from his party say they will leave.

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Despite Political Rhetoric, 'Anchor Babies' Are Not Exactly Easy To Stop

Fri, 2015-08-21 05:03

Gov. Bush and Sen. Rubio have both said they want to crack down on unauthorized immigrants who have children in the US. But exactly how they'd do that remains unclear.

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How Will Pearson Spend $2 Billion More On Education?

Fri, 2015-08-21 04:43

The massive company has sold off two major media companies as it doubles down on education.

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Trump Is Here To Stay — At Least For A While. Here's Why

Fri, 2015-08-21 03:03

Who is the Trump coalition? Working-class white men and core Republicans find his straightforward style, non-politician approach refreshing. That means he could have staying power in this race.

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As Tensions Rise, North Korea Puts Frontline Troops On 'Semi-War State'

Fri, 2015-08-21 02:44

The North warned that if South Korea does not stop blaring propaganda from speakers across the border by Saturday, it would take military action.

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Fact Check: Is Refinancing Student Debt Really Good Policy?

Fri, 2015-08-21 01:02

Student loan debt is turning into a major campaign issue, and one solution many candidates can agree on is allowing graduates to refinance their student loans. But it may not be the best way to help.

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Peer Review Feedback: The Good, The Bad, The Really Ugly

Fri, 2015-08-21 00:43

Amazon was called out for its harsh coworker critiques, but peer reviews have been popular in American offices for years. Some say they make a team better; others call the reviews "very toxic."

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In Town Hard-Hit By Katrina, Buyouts Offer Opportunity — For Lucky Few

Fri, 2015-08-21 00:37

Ten years ago, tiny Pearlington, Miss., got hit with a 30-foot wall of water, inundating homes that hadn't flooded in 50 years. Some rebuilt — repeatedly — but for others, the incentive isn't there.

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Macedonia Declares State of Emergency To Block Surge Of Migrants

Thu, 2015-08-20 17:55

Macedonia has been a hub for migrants traveling through Greece to more affluent European Union nations. Many people are escaping the violence in Syria.

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With Its 100th Episode, Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Has Found Its Voice

Thu, 2015-08-20 16:24

The self-deprecating host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show says it took a few months to get comfortable in his new role. "People are holding your feet to the fire immediately," he says.

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First Female Army Rangers Say They Thought Of 'Future Generations Of Women'

Thu, 2015-08-20 15:32

Some male Rangers admitted they were at first "skeptical" of the women. That changed. Some shared stores of how the women carried heavy loads when men were "too broken" to help.

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Food Waste And Beef Fat Will Be Making Airplanes Soar

Thu, 2015-08-20 14:31

Biofuel producers are teaming up with farms, meatpackers and waste management companies to tap the gassy waste on farms to make renewable jet fuel and diesel for vehicles.

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Iran Lobbying Battle Heats Up On The Airwaves

Thu, 2015-08-20 14:20

Lawmakers have left Washington, D.C., for August recess, but an intense lobbying battle over the Iran nuclear deal followed them home.

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Vegas Water Manager Reassigned For Poisoning Children's Drinks 15 Years Ago

Thu, 2015-08-20 13:43

Jerome Breland was overseeing water safety for North Las Vegas when a complaint regarding his past conviction spurred an investigation and his job reassignment.

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In That TV Ad, What Exactly Are Those Parents Worried About?

Thu, 2015-08-20 13:17

The TV ads say rules involving retirement advice must be "fixed," but they may leave you scratching your head. Brokers and insurance agents are behind the ads, which aim to block tougher new rules.

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Weather Complaints Affirmed: NOAA Says July Was Hottest Month Globally On Record

Thu, 2015-08-20 12:48

Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report that July had the highest average temperatures since records have been kept.

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Sales Of Convertibles Are Decelerating; Blame The (Fuel) Economy

Thu, 2015-08-20 12:32

Their sales have dropped by more than 40 percent in the last decade. And with new tougher fuel economy standards, the days of riding with the top down could be numbered.

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France's Le Pen Forced Out Of Far-Right Party He Founded

Thu, 2015-08-20 12:31

The long-time head of France's anti-immigration National Front was expelled at the behest of his daughter, the party's current president, following remarks he made downplaying the Holocaust.

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Can Health Care Be Cured Of Racial Bias?

Thu, 2015-08-20 12:14

A growing body of research suggests that doctors' racial biases and other prejudices continue to affect the care patients received. Medical educators say self-awareness is an important first step.

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What Jimmy Carter Did After His 'Involuntary Retirement'

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:12

Carter is now fighting cancer. But for the past 30 years, he has been fighting to wipe out diseases that plague millions of people. The efforts have brought one parasite to the edge of eradication.

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