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Immigration reform passes senate

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

USA Today: A bill that would allow millions of undocumented immigrants to become citizens and allocate billions of dollars for securing the border with Mexico passed the U.S. Senate Thursday.

 

Federal rules require healthier school snacks

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

CNN: New federal rules will replace candy bars, potato chips and sports drinks with granola bar, baked chips and milk in schools.

 

Burma awards mobile phone contracts

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

BBC: The move opens up one of the world's last untapped mobile phone markets.

 

McDonald's refuses to operate in Jewish settlement

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

AP: The Israeli branch of McDonald’s says it won’t open a restaurant in a Jewish settlement to protest Israel settlement policy.

 

IRS also targeted liberal groups

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

CNN: The Internal Revenue Service targeted both liberal and conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.

 

Texas abortion bill fails after filibuster

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

CBSnews: Hundreds of jeering protesters helped stop Texas lawmakers from passing one of the toughest abortion measures in the country.

 

Supreme Court strikes down DOMA

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Reuters: The Supreme Court on Wednesday handed a significant victory to gay rights advocates by recognizing that married gay men and women are eligible for federal benefits.

 

Carnival CEO steps down after three decades

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Reuters: Cruise operator Carnival Corp's CEO of three decades is stepping down in the wake of a series of mishaps including a sinking off Italy last year.

 

Most Americans unhappy at work

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

CBS: Only 30 percent of American employees feel engaged or inspired at their jobs and the majority feel uninspired.

 

Chinese workers hold U.S. boss in factory

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

BBC: Workers at a factory in Beijing have prevented their US boss from leaving for five days over a dispute.

 

Twinkies returning July 15

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Los Angeles Times: Twinkies are making a comeback on July 15.

 

Another Dreamliner diverted

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Monday, June 24, 2013

CNN.com: A United Airlines 787 Dreamliner was diverted due to a mechanical problem, the third such incident for Dreamliners in six days.

 

Ecuador mulling Snowden asylum request

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Reuters: The South American country will make a decision on the former U.S. intelligence contractor "in due time" based on human rights considerations above all, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said on Monday.

 
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