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40 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Fire forces evacuation of southwest Michigan hotel

The Berrien County sheriff's department says the fire was reported about 8:40 a.m. Sunday at O'Brien Inn & Resort.

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Related Topix: Berrien County, MI, New Buffalo, MI

3 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Influence Game: Shaping railroad safety rules

This July 6, 2013 file photo shows smoke rising from railway cars carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada

7 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

ECB under pressure to get growth-sapping euro down

ECB President Mario Draghi is likely to face questions on what can be done to reduce the value of the euro when he faces lawmakers at the European Parliament on Monday.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Woman lunges at police, then fatally shot by Georgetown County sheriff's deputy

A 37-year-old woman was fatally shot by a Georgetown County sheriff's deputy Saturday night after deputies were at her home to check her well-being.

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Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

SFGate

Rick Perry Thinks Rand Paul Is Dead Wrong On Iraq

On Saturday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry published a piece in the Washington Post arguing against "isolationist policies" in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Myrtle Beach Online

Head of US pension agency resigning

Joshua Gotbaum, a former investment banker, was appointed by President Barack Obama as director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. in July 2010.

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Related Topix: Pension, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Myrtle Beach Online

Ex-chief of huge pension fund guilty of bribery

Federico Buenrostro Jr., the former chief executive of California Public Employees' Retirement System, entered his plea in San Francisco federal court.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services, Retirement

Myrtle Beach Online

Morrison named AP's head of US video production

Morrison, who will be based in Washington, will focus on domestic video output for Associated Press Television News, AP Video-US and online.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Myrtle Beach Online

Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey, claims Wal-Mart was negligent when a driver of one of its tractor-trailers rammed into Morgan's limousine bus.

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Related Topix: Tracy Morgan, Myrtle Beach, SC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Magid: Time for public to weigh in on 'net neutrality'

In May, the Federal Communications Commission issued a proposed new rule on network neutrality that critics say would open the door to fast and slow lanes on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

The Washington Post

World-Beating Kiwi Seen Topping Out Near Record: Market Reversal

New Zealand's dollar is the most overstretched in three years, trading patterns suggest, putting in jeopardy its chances of surpassing a record high.

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Related Topix: 9

The Raw Story

FCC votes to transition to new high-speed Internet subsidy program for schools

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Myrtle Beach Online

Economists lower forecasts for US growth

The average forecast for growth in the second quarter has fallen to 3 percent, according to a survey released Friday by the National Association for Business Economics.

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Related Topix: Retail, Container Store, Household Products

Myrtle Beach Online

NHTSA to investigate fatal truck tank explosion

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will probe a fatal truck explosion that happened last spring when a forklift pierced the vehicle's natural gas fuel tank.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Howard, WI

The Modesto Bee

5 things learned from Giants fan beating verdict

This June 13, 2014 file photo shows Frank McCourt, former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball club, arriving at Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants

The Macon Telegraph

Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive

That seems to be the approach Aereo is taking in a last-ditch effort to stay alive after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the start-up service which streams the signals of local TV stations over the Internet via remote antennas was in violation of the Copyright Act.

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Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Federal Communications Commission

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Nike to end deal with Man U

The Oregon-based sports apparel and shoe maker confirmed the end of the 13-year equipment supply contract in an email.

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Myrtle Beach Online

California man faces prison for economic espionage

A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.' s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million.

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Myrtle Beach Online

US wholesalers slow restocking as sales weaken

Wholesale stockpiles grew 0.5 percent in May, the Commerce Department said Thursday, down from a 1 percent surge in April.

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Myrtle Beach Online

US stocks sink on Portugal worries

The worries also spread to the European stock and bond markets. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 173 points, or 1 percent, to 16,811 in the first 20 minutes of trading.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Espirito Santo Financial Group SA, Financial Services, World News, Brazil

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