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Microsoft Is Phasing Out Internet Explorer

Wed, 2015-03-18 17:39

The web browser will be replaced in Windows 10, with what's currently being called Project Spartan.

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Blue Shield Of California Loses Its Exemption From State Taxes

Wed, 2015-03-18 16:27

The state's third largest insurer reportedly has $4.2 billion in financial reserves. The firm's former public policy director says the insurer is "unwilling or incapable" of serving the public good.

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Controversial French Comedian Convicted Of Condoning Terrorism

Wed, 2015-03-18 14:17

A Paris court gave Dieudonne a two-month suspended sentence for his Facebook post in January after the deadly attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

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Bad Blood Gets Worse Between Barack, Bibi And Israel

Wed, 2015-03-18 14:04

Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election is likely to cause President Obama more headaches when it comes to dealing with Republicans, the Iran negotiations and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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Record Number Of Inmate Deaths Has Florida Prisons On The Defensive

Wed, 2015-03-18 13:56

Many of the inmates died of natural causes, but a series of suspicious deaths — against the backdrop of a shrinking budget and staff shortages — has lawmakers calling for a prison oversight board.

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How Malaria In The Brain Kills: Doctors Solve A Medical Mystery

Wed, 2015-03-18 13:53

A child stricken with the deadliest form of the disease can quickly fall unconscious and die. A doctor in Michigan has dedicated her life to figuring out how this happens. At last, she has the answer.

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WATCH: Police Detonate 20,000 Pounds Of Fireworks

Wed, 2015-03-18 13:42

The Midland, Texas, Police Department assisted the ATF in detonating the illegal fireworks. It took them 3 1/2 days.

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Chicago Mayor's Race Puts Democratic Divide In Spotlight

Wed, 2015-03-18 13:37

Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is in a fight for his political survival, signaling a deeper divide in the Democratic Party.

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Premera Blue Cross Cyberattack Exposed Millions Of Customer Records

Wed, 2015-03-18 13:24

The health insurance provider revealed Tuesday that a cyberattack discovered in January, may have made the medical and financial information of 11 million people vulnerable to thieves.

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Starbucks Campaign Already Inspiring Awkward Conversations About Race

Wed, 2015-03-18 12:52

Vlogger and deejay Jay Smooth was on MSNBC Tuesday night to talk about Starbucks' "Race Together" campaign, which has already birthed a very public, cringe-worthy conversation about race.

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Pain From The Grain: Corn Belt Towns Languish As Prices Drop

Wed, 2015-03-18 12:25

Some farmers won't break even this planting season, and may have to tap into their savings. Many Corn Belt towns depend largely on these farmers and businesses linked to farming.

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Britain Unveils A New 1-Pound Coin

Wed, 2015-03-18 12:24

The coin has 12 sides and a fresh design. It also has new technology that the Royal Mint says will make it the most counterfeit-proof coin in the world.

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How Much Can Women Trust That Breast Cancer Biopsy?

Wed, 2015-03-18 12:11

Pathologists are great at spotting cancer, but less so at identifying atypical cells or DCIS, a study finds. That could lead to women getting too much treatment — or not enough.

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Protesters, Police Clash At Opening Of European Central Bank Headquarters

Wed, 2015-03-18 12:10

Protesters set fire to burning tires and threw stones at police, who responded with water cannons during a ceremony to inaugurate the $1 billion-plus building in Frankfurt, Germany.

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This Spanish Pig-Slaughtering Tradition Is Rooted In Sustainability

Wed, 2015-03-18 12:00

In Spanish villages, townspeople gather at dawn to collectively slaughter a pig, then prepare every last bit as food, even the ears. The ancient ritual, called matanza, is now drawing foodie tourists.

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Teens Say They Change Clothes And Do Homework While Driving

Wed, 2015-03-18 11:46

So they do seem to get that texting is dangerous. But putting on makeup and contact lenses at 65 mph? No problem. Researchers in Oregon are trying to train teenagers on the risks of multitasking.

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France Considers A Ban On Overly Skinny Models

Wed, 2015-03-18 11:35

Proposed legislation in France would criminalize the use of underweight models and ban online sites that glorify anorexia and other eating disorders.

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No Charges For Operator Of Drone That Crashed At White House

Wed, 2015-03-18 10:39

The U.S. Attorney's Office said the decision followed a Secret Service investigation into the Jan. 26 incident. The FAA is conducting its own review of the quad copter's crash.

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Fed Sends Clear Sign On Raising Rates, But Says Hike Unlikely In April

Wed, 2015-03-18 10:06

In a statement, the Federal Reserve dropped a pledge to be "patient" before raising rates.

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Attorney General Holder Jokes Republicans Have 'A New Fondness For Me'

Wed, 2015-03-18 09:45

The Senate has delayed confirming Holder's successor Loretta Lynch. Sen. Durbin says she's been "asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar."

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