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4,000 plus pounds of beef recalled

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Friday, June 13, 2014

CNN: More than 4,000 pounds of rib-eye and other fresh beef products were recalled over mad cow disease concerns.

 

Twitter COO resigns

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Forbes: Ali Rowghani could not increase the company's acquisitions of new users.

 

FDA rule may alter cheese-aging process

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

NYT: The Food and Drug Administration is questioning the use of wooden planks to age some cheeses.

 

Student killed in shooting at Oregon high school

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WSJ: Emilio Hoffman, a 14-year-old freshman, has been identified as the victim.

 

European taxi drivers protest against Uber

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Businessweek: More than 30,000 European taxi and limo drivers believe the smartphone application threatens their livelihoods.

 

Facebook hires PayPal

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

NYT: The social network hired eBay's PayPal president, David Marcus, to lead the expansion of its messaging products.

 

Cheerleading officially designated as a sport

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

USA Today: The American Medical Association now considers cheerleading a sport because of its rigors and risks.

 

More than 1.7M Americans in Medicaid limbo

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Monday, June 09, 2014

PBS: More than 1.7 million Americans are waiting for their Medicaid applications to be processed, some have been stuck waiting for almost eight months.

 

Merck & Co. to buy Idenix

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Monday, June 09, 2014

Reuters: The drugmakers purchased Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $3.85 billion to boost its hepatitis C drugs portfolio.

 

The American Dream is out of reach

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Friday, June 06, 2014

CNN: Young adults, age 18 to 34, feel the American Dream is unattainable, with 63% saying it's impossible.

 

World honors D-Day's fallen, 70 years on

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Friday, June 06, 2014

BBC: Almost 2,000 veterans and world leaders gathered at Sword Beach in Normandy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in France.

 

GM fires 15 employees over recall failures

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Thursday, June 05, 2014

WSJ: General Motors Co. dismissed 15 employees after a "troubling" report revealed why it took the auto maker 11 years to recall defective cars.

 

Pollution linked to irregular heartbeat and lung clotting

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Thursday, June 05, 2014

BBC: Research suggests that air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat and blood clots in the lung.

 
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Last year, the housing market in Oregon—and the U.S. as a whole—was blasting off. The Case-Shiller index of home prices ended the year 13% higher than at the beginning of the year. But, was last year a blip, or a trend?


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