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Flu hitting young people harder this year

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Friday, February 21, 2014

CNN: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported people between the ages of 18 and 64 represent 61% of all influenza-related hospitalizations. 

 

Safeway Inc. considers possible sale

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Reuters: The second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator is considering selling.

 

Facebook to buy WhatsApp

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

BBC: The social networking giant purchased the messaging app for $19 billion.

 

President Obama considers sanctions against Ukraine

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

USA Today: In the aftermath of violence that killed at least 25 in Ukraine, the White House is considering imposing sanctions.

 

U.S. takes alpine skiing gold in Winter Olympics

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

WSJ: American Ted Ligety dominated in the men's giant slalom at the Sochi Olympics.

 

U.S. pair win Sochi Olympic gold

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

BBC: Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the gold medal in the ice dance competition.

 

Candy Crush files IPO

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Atlantic: King Digital Entertainment, the company behind the Candy Crush-craze, has filed its IPO papers with the SEC.

 

California lawmaker proposes health warning labels on sodas

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Friday, February 14, 2014

LA Times: The bill would make California the first state to require labels, similar to those on cigarette packs, on sugary drinks.

 

Facebook introduces 50 gender options

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Friday, February 14, 2014

BBC: Users will be able to customize their gender in a way that "allows people to express themselves in an authentic way," Facebook said in a post.

 

Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Reuters: Comcast Corp. will purchase Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion.

 

CDC: 5 ways diseases in other countries pose a threat

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

CNN: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention launched the Global Health Security Agenda alongside more than 25 nations and international organizations to accelerate progress towards a infectious disease-free world.

 

Francois Hollande honored at U.S. state dinner

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

BBC: The French president and President Barack Obama toasted to the nations' centuries-old friendship at a White House state dinner.

 

The rise of Goodreads

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Atlantic: The social network for bookworms now has more than 25 million users.

 
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