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90 percent of jobs created after 2009 are part-time

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Washington Times: The economy has added seven times more part-time jobs than full-time jobs since January 2009.

 

Tourist breaks finger off Florence statue

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

BBC: A 14th-Century statue in the Italian city of Florence has lost a finger after it was handled by an American tourist.

 

Tech pioneer buys Washington Post

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Reuters: Jeff Bezos, 49, who is buying the Washington Post as a personal investment for $250 million, has funded an eclectic array of ventures.

 

Tablet buyers wait for new iPads

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Monday, August 05, 2013

Information Week: The table market is slowing down in the second quarter, as customers anticipate a new iPad release.

 

Seventy two percent of adults on social networks

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Monday, August 05, 2013

CNET.com: Social networks are continuing to attract new members in the U.S., especially among older users, according to the Pew Research Center survey.

 

First test-tube burger created, eaten

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Monday, August 05, 2013

Reuters: The world's first laboratory-grown beef burger was flipped out of a petri dish and into a frying pan on Monday.

 

U.S. closes 21 embassies and consulates, issues travel alert

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Friday, August 02, 2013

AP: The U.S. issued a global travel alert, citing an al-Qaida threat. The State Department also closed 21 embassies and consulates in the Muslim world.

 

Apple faces e-book clampdown

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Friday, August 02, 2013

BBC: US regulators have called for Apple to be forced to cancel certain e-book contracts with major publishers.

 

Warming planet equals more violence

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Friday, August 02, 2013

CNN.com: A new study in the journal Science shows that shifts in climate historically have been associated with violent conflicts.

 

Snowden granted 1-year asylum in Russia

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Thursday, August 01, 2013

RT: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and left the Moscow airport.

 

Wedding industry adjusting to gay marriage

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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Mercury News: As Bay Area same-sex couples plan their marriages, the wedding industry is having to adjust their businesses built on the tradition of marriage between one man and one woman.

 

Congressional Democrats clash with Obama over Larry Summers

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Washington Post: Some congressional Democrats expressed opposition to former treasury secretary Lawrence Summers replacing Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman prompting President Obama to defend him.

 

Unemployment up in 90 percent of U.S. cities

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

CBS: Unemployment rates rose in 90% of U.S. cities in June as new college graduates began searching for jobs.

 
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