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Apple has operated tax-free in Ireland since 1980s

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Reuters: The company was welcomed by a government keen to bring jobs to what was then one of Europe's poorest countries.

 

Jerry Lewis reiterates dislike for female comics

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

AP: Women don't make comedian Jerry Lewis laugh.

 

Geography of Hate map shows hotspot near The Dalles

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Time: Humboldt State University professor Monica Stephens and a team of researchers combined Google Map's API with homophobic, racist and prejudiced tweets to create the "Geography of Hate" map.

 

Sweden hit by worst riots in years

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Reuters: Hundreds of youths have set fire to cars and attacked police and rescue services in poor immigrant suburbs.

 

Home sales highest in 3 1/2 years

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

AP: Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes ticked up last month to the highest level in three and a half years, helped by a jump in the number of houses for sale.

 

Portland unemployment falls to 7.5 percent

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Portland unemployment fell in April in step with the national average.

 

Teen activist to meet with Abercrombie CEO

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Salon.com: Teen activist Benjamin O’Keefe’s petition calling on Abercrombie & Fitch to stop discriminating against people above a size 10 quickly seems to have caught the attention of company CEO Mike Jeffries.

 

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.

 
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