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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.

 

Cyber-heist spotlights India IT sector

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Reuters: A breach of security at two payment card processing companies in India has reopened questions on the risks of outsourcing financial services to the Asian nation.

 

Angelina Jolie speaks out on double mastectomy

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

New York Times: Angelina Jolie wrote a candid Op-Ed on her choice to get a preventative double mastectomy due to her high risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

 

Retailers divided on Bangladesh reform

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Reuters: Major U.S. retailers, including Gap Inc, declined to endorse an accord on Bangladesh building and fire safety backed by Europe's two biggest fashion chains.

 
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