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9 min ago | CNews

World Trade Center ship dates back to 1773, researchers say

Archaeologists examine the remnants of a centuries old wooden ship at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan in New York on July 15, 2010.

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1 hr ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Guitarist Dick Wagner, who played for Alice Cooper...

Rock guitarist Dick Wagner, whose prolific session work graced the albums of such acts as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith during the 1970s, has died at age 71 in Arizona, his manager said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Alice Cooper, Rock, Aerosmith, Scottsdale, AZ

5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

U.S. jobless claims up as wage growth starts to increase

Job seekers stand in line to meet with prospective employers at a career fair in New York City on October 24, 2012.

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9 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Argentina defaults on debt after talks fail

A banner reading 'No to the vultures' is seen at Plaza de Mayo square in Buenos Aires during a demonstration yesterday Argentina has defaulted on its debt for the second time in 12 years after hopes for a midnight deal with holdout creditors were dashed.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Jewish Journal

UN says 'enough is enough' after another Gaza school attack

A Palestinian man carries a boy as he walks at a United Nations-run school what was allegedly hit by Israeli shelling on July 30. Photo by Suhaib Salem/Reuters After another deadly attack on a U.N. school in Gaza sheltering Palestinians from fighting between Israel and Hamas militants, the United Nations declared "enough is enough" on Wednesday and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

International Business Times

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Gets a Possible August Release Date as New Patents Surface for Smartwatches

Galaxy Alpha is fast becoming the most anticipated smartphone for the South Korean company.

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Related Topix: Cameras

Rediff.com

Now, Amazon announces $2 billion investment in India

The US-based firm's announcement comes less than 24 hours after rival Flipkart announced raising a whopping $1-billion funding, the largest in the e-commerce space in India.

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Related Topix: Amazon, India Travel, Asia Travel, Jeff Bezos

KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

A recent study suggests that most elementary age students are okay with eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Boise State University

Switched

GM Hit With New Lawsuit Over Deaths And Injuries Related To Massive Recall

Cherie Sharkey, left, weeps for her son Michael Sharkey who died in his used 2006 Chevy Cobalt in Dresden, NY, as she walks with Laura Christian, of Harwood, Md., birth mother of Amber Marie Rose, the first reported victim of the General Motors safety defect, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, to represent their children at a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dresden, NY

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Thomson Reuters reports rise in revenue, profit

Thomson Reuters Corp on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected profit on a 1 percent rise in revenue on growth in its Legal and Tax & Accounting divisions.

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Related Topix: Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thomson

Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* A June 30 debt interest payment made by Argentina in defiance of a U.S. court ruling is still held in the Buenos Aires account of trustee agent Bank of New York Mellon, a source at the Central Bank of the Republic of Argentina told Reuters on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services, Edison, NJ

Reuters

Paramount Pictures apologizes for tweeting Ninja Turtle 9/11 poster

Paramount Pictures film studio apologized on Wednesday for a poster for its upcoming film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", showing the four characters jumping down from an exploding skyscraper underscored with a Sept.

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Related Topix: Media, Paramount Pictures, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, _No Company, Napoleon Games, Mutant, Video Games, Twitter, Startups, Facebook

West Australian

U.S. economy seen regaining muscle in second quarter

U.S. economic growth likely regained steam in the second quarter as activity picked up broadly, which would bolster expectations for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Financial Services, Pnc Financial Services GroupThe, Banking

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBC News

Argentina, U.S. bondholders meet as debt default deadline looms

Argentina President Cristina Fernandez has long refused to negotiate with the plaintiffs led by New York billionaire Paul Singer's NML Capital Ltd. Argentina's economy minister emerged from daylong negotiations aimed at preventing a default Tuesday to say both sides had finally spoken for the first time, a development that raised hopes that a deal ... (more)

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Guards At New York City Jail Accused Of Drug Trafficking

JULY 24: New York City mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a ceremony to receive honorary citizenship during a visit to his grandmother's town on July 24, 2014 in Grassano, Italy.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, New York

Reuters

U.S. seen maintaining solid pace of jobs growth in July

U.S employment growth likely retained enough momentum in July to help buoy the economy for the rest of the year.

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Reuters

Sprint, T-Mobile merger not expected before September-sources

The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Deutsche Telekom AG, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Reuters

U.S. home prices down in May, but consumer confidence strong

U.S. single-family home prices fell unexpectedly in May, declining for the first time in more than two years in the latest signal of the wobbly state of the housing market.

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Related Topix: Housing, Financial Markets

CBC News

Ukraine shelling hits seniors home, school, residences

A woman walks past armed pro-Russian separatists in Shakhtarsk, Ukraine, earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster

MSN Money

Jaded Argentines brace for looming debt default

Factory owner Norberto Garcia was poised to launch a series of new toys this year after grafting hard for the past decade to rebuild his business following Argentina's 2001-2002 economic crash and debt default.

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