From the Wires

Two winning Mega Millions tickets sold

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

CNN: Two tickets matched the winning numbers in Tuesday night's $636 million Mega Millions jackpot.

 

Microsoft will not announce any CEO news until 2014

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Microsoft's Board of Directors has been searching for Steve Ballmer's replacement since August 23.

 

Mulitivitamins are useless

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

CNN: The journal Annals of Internal Medicine says that using supplements and multivitamins to prevent chronic conditions is a waste of money.

 

Facebook tops 2013 google searches

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

BBC: The social networking site beat the search company's own YouTube video service to the top spot.

 

Mega Millions jackpot could reach $1B

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Monday, December 16, 2013

CNN: The Mega Millions jackpot payout could reach $1 billion by Christmas.

 

FDA questions antibacterial soap

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Monday, December 16, 2013

CNN: The Food and Drug Administration announced it was requiring manufacturers of antibacterial soaps to demonstrate that their products are safe for long-term use.

 

Lloyds of London hires first female CEO

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Monday, December 16, 2013

BBC: Following in the footsteps of General Motors, another iconic firm, Lloyds of London, has appointed its first female chief executive.

 

Kim Jong Un's uncle executed

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Friday, December 13, 2013

ABC: Kim Jong Un's uncle Jang Song Thaek, long considered the country's second most powerful figure, was executed.

 

Hydrogen squeezed from stone

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Friday, December 13, 2013

BBC: Scientists from the University of Lyon have discovered a new way to split hydrogen gas from water, using rocks.

 

Light bulb ban to take effect

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Friday, December 13, 2013

CNN: Light bulb manufacturers will cease making traditional 40 and 60-watt light bulbs -- the most popular in the country -- at the start of 2014.

 

Study finds drugs in our drinking water

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

New Republic: According to a national study, drugs are found in our water supply in higher amounts than anticipated.

 

Penney's shrinks top-name brands

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Reuters: After two years of declining sales, the department store chain is eliminating or trimming some high-profile brands introduced by former Chief Executive Officer Ron Johnson.

 

Mandela memorial interpreter defensive

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

CNN: The sign language interpreter widely ridiculed for his performance at the Nelson Mandela memorial stands by his work.

 
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