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U.S. companies to disclose CEO to worker pay ratio

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Reuters: U.S. companies will have to disclose how CEOs' paychecks compare to their average workers' under a new proposal by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

Brazilian hackers confuse Nasa with NSA

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Telegraph: Brazilian hackers retaliated against the U.S. cyber-spying on Brazil, but mistook space agency Nasa for the National Security Agency (NSA).

 

Scientists tell Texas schools not to use books questioning evolution

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

UPI: Scientists reviewed biology textbooks and urged Texas education officials not to use books that question evolution or the state could become a "national embarrassment."

 

France to ban child beauty pageants

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

BBC: Parliament in France is moving to ban child beauty pageants for promoting hyper-sexualization of minors.

 

Siri leaves beta, adds male voice

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

CNN: Apple is giving Siri a major overhaul as part of Wednesday's upgrade to its iOS 7 mobile operating system.

 

Boeing 789-7 Dreamliner makes first flight

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Reuters: A longer version of Boeing Co's Dreamliner made its first flight on Tuesday.

 

Gas to never drop below $3 gallon again

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

KDAL: Today marks a thousand days at or above $3 a gallon for the national average of gasoline.

 

Household incomes holding steady

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

USAToday: Americans' household incomes have stopped losing ground to inflation, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.

 

Costa Concordia ship turned upright

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

BBC: Engineers in Italy have succeeded in setting the cruise ship Costa Concordia upright, 20 months after it ran aground off the island of Giglio.

 

California raises minimum wage to $10

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Monday, September 16, 2013

Washington Times: California lawmakers passed a bill raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour, phased in over the next three years.

 

Poll: Clinton leads Democrats in 2016

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Monday, September 16, 2013

CNN: A new national poll in the battle for the 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential nominations indicates Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming Democratic frontrunner.

 

Shooting at Washington Naval Yard

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Monday, September 16, 2013

BBC: At least four people have been killed in a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

 

U.S. measles hit 17-year high

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Friday, September 13, 2013

CNN: U.S. measles cases in 2013 are at their highest level in 17 years, partly due to people refusing to vaccinate their children.

 
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