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How tech companies avoid taxes

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Reuters: More than half of the top U.S. tech firms use structures to cut their tax bills that some governments want to change.

 

Zimmerman comes out of hiding to help rescue someone

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Monday, July 22, 2013

ABC: George Zimmerman emerged from hiding to help rescue someone who was trapped in an overturned truck.

 

Duchess in labor

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Monday, July 22, 2013

CNN: As a nation and the world awaited news of a child who could one day sit on the British throne, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, experienced a normal labor on Monday.

 

Warner Brothers announces Superman/Batman movie

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Reuters: Perhaps the ultimate superhero buddy movie will be coming to theaters in the next few years.

 

Detroit is largest American city to file for bankruptcy

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Friday, July 19, 2013

New York Times: Detroit is the largest American city to file for bankruptcy, as well as the largest municipal filing in terms of debt.

 

Device turns any bike into electric one

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Friday, July 19, 2013

CNET: The Rubbee on Kickstarter is a clever take on the concept of electric bike conversion kits.

 

Physicists closer to understanding how world began

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Friday, July 19, 2013

AP: Two scientific teams have for the first time precisely recorded an extremely rare event in physics that adds certainty to how we think the universe began.

 

Gov. Perry signs sweeping abortion restrictions

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

AP: Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in Texas.

 

McDonald's under fire for assuming workers have two jobs

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Salon.com: McDonalds got heat for telling its staff to have two jobs. But its financial planning advice is even more offensive.

 

Cancer detected by surgical knife

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

USA Today: Doctors in London are testing a new knife that can detect cancer during surgery.

 

Tesla CEO backs 'Hyperloop' method of transport

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Wired: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says a "Hyperloop" network of pneumatic tubes could transport travelers between NYC and LA in 45 minutes.

 

Massive 'Game of Thrones' dragon skull lands on UK beach

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

CNET: The  skull is a publicity stunt from Blinkbox, a streaming video company that is now showing the third season of the popular series.

 

Rolling Stone blasted for Tsarnaev cover

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Reuters: Rolling Stone magazine draws criticism for putting glamorous shot of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover.

 
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