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Shire deal is year's biggest in US - Boston Globe

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 22:25

New York Times

Shire deal is year's biggest in US
Boston Globe
Drug maker AbbVie Inc. will pay nearly $55 billion for Lexington biotech Shire PLC, joining two global companies with substantial operations in Massachusetts through the biggest US business deal of the year. The agreement disclosed Friday was spurred by ...
AbbVie, tax inversion and Ireland's lop-sided pharma sectorIrish Times
US drugmaker AbbVie finally wins Dublin's Shire with $55 billion dealReuters Canada

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Israel Defense Forces: the moral army? - Haaretz

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:57

Haaretz

Israel Defense Forces: the moral army?
Haaretz
Despite real efforts to protect lives, the Israeli military's actions in Gaza seem to violate secular and Jewish ethical principles. By Michael Mitchell | Jul. 18, 2014 | 12:57 PM | 1. Tweet. A building that police said was damaged by an Israeli air strike in Khan Yunis ...

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Shire to move HQ to Jersey from Dublin as deal agreed - Irish Independent

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 21:34

Irish Independent

Shire to move HQ to Jersey from Dublin as deal agreed
Irish Independent
Paul Sandel. Published 19/07/2014|00:00. 0 Comments; Share. Flemming Ornskov, chief executive officer of Shire Plc. Dublin-based Shire will move its notional headquarters to Jersey after US drugmaker AbbVie agreed to buy the company in a £32bn deal ...

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Iran nuclear talks to be extended for 4 months - Fox News

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:49

Iran nuclear talks to be extended for 4 months
Fox News
VIENNA – Iran and six world powers agreed Friday to extend talks over Tehran's nuclear program until Nov. 24. In a statement released Friday night, Secretary of State John Kerry, who flew into Vienna a week ago to try and advance the talks, said, “it is clear ...

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Dust Still Settling In Aftermath Of Move by James - New York Times

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:36

New York Times

Dust Still Settling In Aftermath Of Move by James
New York Times
After failing to sign Carmelo Anthony, the Chicago Bulls were able to sign Pau Gasol. Credit Kamil Krzaczynski/European Pressphoto Agency. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. On Pro Basketball. By SCOTT CACCIOLA.
Bulls add some needed muscle inside with Mirotic and Gasolnwitimes.com
Gasol, Mirotic join Chicago BullsWashington Times

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Amazon unveils Kindle subscription service - Tampabay.com

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:08

Tampabay.com

Amazon unveils Kindle subscription service
Tampabay.com
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month on devices such as this 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer. After months of speculation, Amazon ...

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Police: Father beats neighbor caught sexually assaulting his son - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:38

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Police: Father beats neighbor caught sexually assaulting his son
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
An 18-year-old Florida man who allegedly sexually assaulted a young boy was himself assaulted when the victim's father returned home and witnessed the act in progress, according to reports. Daytona Beach police say Raymond Frolander was left to babysit ...

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US steps up deportation of Central American child migrants - Reuters

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:30

Reuters

US steps up deportation of Central American child migrants
Reuters
SAN PEDRO SULA Honduras (Reuters) - More than 40 Central American children were expelled from the United States on flights to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador on Friday, as the U.S. government stepped up its deportation of illegal child migrants.
Border Talk: Presidents to Discuss Stemming Immigrant SurgeNBCNews.com
Obama to meet with Central American leaders on border crisisWashington Post (blog)
Obama to meet with central American leaders about migrant crisisAkron Beacon Journal
Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Landing Uggla should have worked. It just didn't - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:03

CBSSports.com

Landing Uggla should have worked. It just didn't
Atlanta Journal Constitution
B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla: One of these men is still a Brave. (Curtis Compton/AJC). Sponsored Links. By Mark Bradley. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. They tried just Running Him Out There. They tried benching him. They tried a different hitting coach.
Giants considering Dan Uggla, who is not good at baseballMcCovey Chronicles
Braves part ways with struggling 2B Dan UgglaSFGate
Braves release 2B Dan UgglaABC News
Athletics Nation -FOXSports.com -Jay's Journal
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The Gauche Origins of the Word 'Tacky' - Wall Street Journal

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:39

New York Daily News

The Gauche Origins of the Word 'Tacky'
Wall Street Journal
Song satirist "Weird Al" Yankovic released a music video every day this week for the launch of his new album, "Mandatory Fun." First up was "Tacky," a parody of Pharrell Williams's hit song "Happy," in which Mr. Yankovic and various comedians lip-sync their ...
WATCH: Weird Al Makes Fun of Every College Fight SongTIME
Every Single 'Weird Al' Yankovic Song About FoodPEOPLE Great Ideas
Rah Rah, It's Another Weird Al VideoThe Portland Mercury (blog)

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Obama to sign executive orders barring anti-gay discrimination - Los Angeles Times

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:27

Wall Street Journal

Obama to sign executive orders barring anti-gay discrimination
Los Angeles Times
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host a reception to observe LGBT Pride Month at the White House in June. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host a reception to observe LGBT Pride Month at the White House in June. (Dennis ...
Obama's Executive Order To Protect Gay Employees Will Have No Religious ...TIME
Obama Said to Issue Executive Order Barring LGBT BiasBusinessweek
President to sign executive orders protecting LGBT workers on July 21Wisconsin Gazette
WHTC
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With her call to action, Warren cuts sharp contrast to Clinton - Los Angeles Times

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:11

With her call to action, Warren cuts sharp contrast to Clinton
Los Angeles Times
Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts speaks to a group of supporters at a rally in June for Kentucky Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts speaks to a group of ...

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Dem base: Fine with Hillary Clinton, pining for Elizabeth Warren - Politico

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:05

Politico

Dem base: Fine with Hillary Clinton, pining for Elizabeth Warren
Politico
DETROIT — Their heads might be with Hillary Clinton, but their hearts are decidedly with Elizabeth Warren. As the high-profile annual confab of progressives called Netroots Nation kicked off here Thursday, it took no time for a consensus on 2016 to emerge.
Liberals swoon for Warren, point to Clinton in '16Press of Atlantic City
Sen. Elizabeth Warren to liberals: I'm fighting backMiamiHerald.com
Progressives Love Warren, But They're Ready to Settle for HillaryNBCNews.com
CNN (blog)
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President Clinton Questioned CIA's Case on bin Laden - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:02

Wall Street Journal (blog)

President Clinton Questioned CIA's Case on bin Laden
Wall Street Journal (blog)
This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. (AP Photo, File): Associated Press. Then-President Bill Clinton expressed concern in an April 1999 memo that the Central Intelligence Agency might have exaggerated the case ...

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President Clinton Questioned CIA's Case on bin Laden - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 17:02

Wall Street Journal (blog)

President Clinton Questioned CIA's Case on bin Laden
Wall Street Journal (blog)
This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. (AP Photo, File): Associated Press. Then-President Bill Clinton expressed concern in an April 1999 memo that the Central Intelligence Agency might have exaggerated the case ...
Clinton-Era Memo Outlines Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 'Style Problems'U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Interesting tidbits from the latest dump of Clinton administration documentsWashington Post (blog)

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Gasol, Mirotic join Chicago Bulls - Washington Times

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:14

Gasol, Mirotic join Chicago Bulls
Washington Times
CHICAGO (AP) - Weighing a handful of attractive offers, Pau Gasol says a gut feeling led him to sign with the Chicago Bulls. Gasol and newcomer Nikola Mirotic (KNEE-coal-uh MIR-oh-tich) were at the United Center on Friday for a pair of press conferences ...

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Game|Life Podcast: How Not To Announce That Your Kickstarter Failed

Wired - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:12
Have no choice but to cancel the project that you crowdfunded? Sometimes it can't be helped, but make sure you don't make matters worse when you make that announcement.






Amazon’s New Kindle Unlimited Is Here. Get Ready to Binge-Read

Wired - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:12
The rumors, it turns out, were true: Amazon has, indeed, launched a monthly subscription service for Kindle users that offers unlimited access to over 600,000 titles for ten bucks.






Fight of the Week: Christie v. Clinton, pre-2016 warm-up round - PolitickerNJ

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:01

PolitickerNJ

Fight of the Week: Christie v. Clinton, pre-2016 warm-up round
PolitickerNJ
Two political tigers prowled America's 2016 presidential campaign field this week, separated by about 1,100 miles: Republican Chris Christie and Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Battlefields: New Jersey Governor Christie barnstormed his way through Iowa like ...

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Panel Supports Early Release for 46K Drug Felons - ABC News

Google - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 15:13

MiamiHerald.com

Panel Supports Early Release for 46K Drug Felons
ABC News
Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population over time. The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which ...
Federal Panel Votes to Reduce Sentences for Nonviolent Drug OffendersWall Street Journal
Panel: Reduction in drug sentences should be retroactiveCBS News
US judicial agency OKs early release of federal prisonersChicago Tribune
The Hill
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