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Amazon workers face mental illness risk

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Monday, November 25, 2013

BBC: A BBC investigation into a UK-based Amazon warehouse has found conditions that a stress expert said could cause "mental and physical illness".

 

Dallas holds first JFK memorial

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Reuters: United States President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas.

 

In-flight cell phone ban may end

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Friday, November 22, 2013

CNN: You might soon be allowed to make cell phone calls while flying, but prepare to pay extra for it.

 

Senate limits filibusters on nominees

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Washington Post: Senate Democrats won an historic vote to eliminate filibusters for most presidential nominations weakening the power of the  Republican minority in an increasingly partisan legislative body.

 

San Francisco police to wear cameras

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

SFGate: With the help of a $250,000 federal grant, some San Francisco police officers will begin wearing cameras.

 

Vancouver B.C. bans doorknobs

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Globalpost:Vancouver has banned the humble doorknob, in a move that may set a trend around the world.

 

Boeing jet lands at wrong airport

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

BBC: A Boeing 747 Dreamlifter cargo plane will attempt to take off from a minor airport in Kansas after it landed there by mistake.

 

Portland Timbers are third most valuable Major League Soccer team

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Forbes: Major League Soccer is gaining major ground in the U.S.

 

Obama awards Medal of Freedom to Clinton, others

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

USA Today: President Obama awarded Bill Clinton and 15 other Americans the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 

Ashton Kutcher slams Walmart over Twitter

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Salon: Ashton Kutcher sparred with Walmart over Twitter.

 

80 is the new 60 for retirement

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

New York Post: Many older workers have majorly underestimated their financial needs in retirement and are being forced to stay in the workforce.

 

JP Morgan to announce $13B settlement

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Reuters: JPMorgan Chase & Co is expected to announce a $13 billion agreement with the U.S. government on Tuesday to settle claims it overstated the quality of mortgages.

 

Bloomberg lays off dozens

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

New York Observer: Bloomberg News laid off dozens of staffers and eliminated some positions today in an effort to shift resources within the company.

 
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