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Coca-Cola to air anti-obesity commercials

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Reuters: The two-minute commercial highlights the company's efforts in fighting obesity, as the soft drink industry faces increasing pressure from local governments and critics.

 

UPS, TNT deal falls apart

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Washington Post: The United Parcel Service walked away from its $6.9 billion takeover of the struggling TNT Express NV.

 

Obama to press House GOP on debt limit

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Monday, January 14, 2013

The New York Times: President Obama will hold his final news conference of his first term at 11:30 Monday morning in the East Room of the White House with the intention of reiterating his tough line with Congressional Republicans about the need to increase the debt limit soon, administration officials said.

 

Newtown group launching anti-violence initiative

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Washington Post: A group in Newtown, Conn., plans to announce an initiative Monday aimed at preventing violent tragedies like last month’s school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

 

Samsung takes spotlight at Consumer Electronics Show

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Saturday, January 12, 2013

The Los Angeles Times: The South Korean tech giant, joined by three Chinese partners, dominated this year's show that had a record number of exhibitors despite being called a failure before it even opened.

 

First official portrait of Duchess unveiled

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Friday, January 11, 2013

BBC: The first official painting of the Duchess of Cambridge has been unveiled to mixed reviews from critics.

 

Facebook tests $100 charge to message Zuckerberg

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Mashable: Facebook is testing an option that allows users to send a message to CEO Mark Zuckerberg for $100.

 

Flu may have peaked

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Friday, January 11, 2013

ABC News: The flu season seems to be waning in some parts of the country as flu shots work.

 

American Express announces job cuts of 5,400

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Reuters: The reduction represents about 8.5% of the credit card company's workforce as it restructures its business, pays legal costs and adapts to customers changing credit habits.

 

 

Grocery stores cater to male shoppers

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Register-Guard: Grocery stores are beginning to cater to male shoppers as more men have been taking over the household shopping since the onset of the recession.

 

Flu widespread, leading a range of ills

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

The New York Times: It is not your imagination — more people you know are sick this winter, even people who have had flu shots. The country is in the grip of three emerging flu or flulike epidemics: an early start to the annual flu season with an unusually aggressive virus, a surge in a new type of norovirus, and the worst whooping cough outbreak in 60 years.

 

Portland's Laika gets Oscar nod; "Lincoln" leads the pack

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Los Angeles Times: “Beasts of the Southern Wild” and “Lincoln” will both be vying for best picture and best director at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony, after Thursday morning’s Oscar nominations saw some shocking omissions, surprising delights -- and Oscar history being made.

 

Boeing's Dreamliner problems raise concern

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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Reuters: Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jet suffered a third mishap in as many days on Wednesday, heightening safety concerns after a string of setbacks for the new aircraft.

 
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