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Ukraine And Militants Continue A Standoff In Donetsk

Tue, 2014-07-08 05:07

Coming off of two victories this weekend, Ukraine is calling for pro-Russian separatists to lay down their arms in Donetsk.

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How A Text Message Could Revolutionize Student Aid

Tue, 2014-07-08 04:03

New research suggests that text messages would nudge students to fill out the dreaded FAFSA.

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The One American On The Field At Today's World Cup Semifinal

Tue, 2014-07-08 03:58

Referee Mark Geiger is making history with his selection as the fourth official in the game between Brazil and Germany. It's the first time a U.S. referee has been used this late in a World Cup.

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Powerful Typhoon Whips Japan's Okinawa Islands

Tue, 2014-07-08 03:50

When it arrives at the main island of Okinawa, Typhoon Neoguri could bring waves that are 45 feet tall and wind gusts of more than 100 mph.

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Can't Stand Meetings? Try Taking Away The Chairs

Tue, 2014-07-08 03:03

Those who stood at meetings said they felt their colleagues were more open to their ideas, less territorial, and overall, did better collaborative work, researchers found.

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The Collapse Of Corinthian Colleges

Tue, 2014-07-08 03:03

The giant for-profit college chain will unwind after the Department of Education cut off its access to federal money.

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Israel Expands Attacks On Hamas In Gaza

Tue, 2014-07-08 03:01

Responding to recent rocket attacks, Israel conducts airstrikes and calls up reservists. It's also planning ground operations.

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Truckers Strike At 2 Calif. Ports, Larger Labor Dispute Looms

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:13

Independent truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are on strike against three large trucking firms. At the same time, a deadline for a new contract with dockworkers has passed.

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Obama To Ask Congress For $2B To Ease Immigration Crisis

Mon, 2014-07-07 23:37

The administration wants to speed deportation hearings for the flood of young Central American refugees so they aren't left waiting years for a court hearing.

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Stress Causes Health Problems, Which Then Cause More Stress

Mon, 2014-07-07 23:37

People under stress are more likely to have health problems, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. That's true for caregivers, too.

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As Wire Transfer Options Dwindle, Somali-Americans Fear A Lost Lifeline

Mon, 2014-07-07 23:35

Every year, money transfer brokers help Somali-Americans send more than $200 million to family members in Somalia. But one of the few banks to support that process will soon back out.

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Paintballing The Boss: Office Team-Building Exercises Gone Bad

Mon, 2014-07-07 23:33

Sometimes team-building exercises get a bad name for good reasons. Dangerous piñatas and co-workers tripping on mushrooms might deter some. But weathering bad team-building can also forge new bonds.

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Israeli Army Launches Offensive On Gaza Strip

Mon, 2014-07-07 20:13

Israeli army launches offensive on Gaza Strip

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Israeli Army Launches Offensive On Gaza Strip

Mon, 2014-07-07 18:03

Israel said it launched an offensive operation early Tuesday to quell rocket attacks from Gaza, and a Palestinian official said Israeli airstrikes injured at least nine Palestinians.

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In Mississippi, The GOP's Not-So-Civil War Continues

Mon, 2014-07-07 16:23

As of Monday, Chris McDaniel, loser in June's Mississippi Republican Senate primary, still questioned Sen. Thad Cochran's victory, despite minuscule evidence of voter fraud.

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Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

Mon, 2014-07-07 16:03

Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

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Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:53

The landmark deal would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims. The ruling came about two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages

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Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On Tuesday

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:50

The state's Liquor Control Board issued the first 24 marijuana retailer licenses on Monday. Washington is the second state — after Colorado — to allow the sale of recreational marijuana.

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Teen Tries To Be The Parent His Own Dad Never Was

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:22

Marvin Ramos' father says Ramos ruined his life by having a child at 17. But while he struggles, Ramos, now 18, is determined to be an active part of his daughter's life.

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Bahrain Asks U.S. Diplomat To Leave Over Meeting With Shiite Group

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:12

The Foreign Ministry said Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski "is unwelcome." Malinowski met with the Shiite opposition in the island nation that hosts the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.

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