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Massive tornado leaves dozens dead

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

CBSnews.com: A monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.

 

Apple dodges taxes on offshore income

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Washington Post: A Senate investigation has concluded that Apple was able to avoid paying taxes on tens of billions of offshore income with a web of entities that had no employees or offices.

 

Yahoo buying Tumblr

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Monday, May 20, 2013

USA Today: Yahoo will pay $1.1 billion in cash for social media blogging site Tumblr.

 

Researchers map American 'food genome'

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Monday, May 20, 2013

Cbsnews.com: Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying to change that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating.

 

More severe weather expected in Midwest

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Monday, May 20, 2013

CNN.com: Baseball-sized hail, wind gusts and tornadoes could pummel parts of the central Plains and Midwest through Monday.

 

Powerball jackpot hits new record

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Time: Powerball lottery ticket sales hit a record high as the jackpot soared over $550 million.

 

5.1-magnitude quake hits eastern Canada

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Friday, May 17, 2013

AP: Earthquakes Canada reports a 5.1-magnitude earthquake just west of Ottawa that was felt as far away as Toronto.

 

How a Seattle school launched Bill Gates career

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Cbsnews.com: The mother's club at Bill Gates' high school set him on a path to change the world by holding a rummage sale to buy the school's first teletype.

 

Windows Phone surpasses Blackberry

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Fortune: Microsoft's Windows Phone OS overtook Blackberry for the first time.

 

Kim Dotcom doesn't want 3D gun plans on Mega's servers

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

TechCrunch: File-sharing advocate Kim Dotcom doesn't want the blueprints to 3D print a firearm hosted on Mega.

 

David Beckham retires from soccer

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

New York Times: David Beckham announced he will retire from soccer at season's end.

 

ODB, Eazy-E holograms to perform

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

MTV: The 10th anniversary of the Rock the Bells festival will feature holograms of late Wu-Tang MC Ol' Dirty Bastard and late N.W.A. member Eazy-E.

 

Bulldozers destroy Mayan pyramid in Belize

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Cbsnews: A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project.

 
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