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Donald Trump Vows to Rip Up Trade Deals and Confront China - New York Times

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 15:30

New York Times

Donald Trump Vows to Rip Up Trade Deals and Confront China
New York Times
Donald J. Trump, speaking in Monessen, Pa., promised to renegotiate international trade deals if elected president. By REUTERS on Publish Date June 28, 2016. Photo by Hilary Swift for The New York Times. Watch in Times Video ». embed. MONESSEN, Pa ...
Donald Trump Slams Trans-Pacific Partnership as 'a Continuing Rape of Our Country'ABC News
Trump Likens Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal to RapeBloomberg
Trump calls trade deal 'a rape of our country'Politico
Washington Post -The Week Magazine -Breitbart News -Washington Examiner
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4 scenarios eyed to keep Britain in the EU despite exit vote

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 15:11
LONDON (AP) -- As continental powers pressure a nervous Britain to formally apply to exit the European Union, die-hard "remain" supporters are taking on the mission to put the brakes on the so-called Brexit....
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Amid cuts, Rio police ask for handouts ahead of Olympics

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 15:11
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Just weeks ahead of the Olympic Games, police helicopters are grounded, patrol cars are parked and Rio de Janeiro's security forces are so pressed for funds that some have to beg for donations of pens, cleaning supplies and even toilet paper, fueling worries about safety at the world's premier sporting event....
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Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 15:11
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justice Antonin Scalia's sudden death transformed the Supreme Court's term, shifted power to its liberal wing and started a transition that will be greatly affected by who wins the presidency....
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Clinton on Benghazi report: Time to 'move on'

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 14:09
DENVER (AP) -- Hillary Clinton said Tuesday the nation should move on after Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee released a report critical of the slow response to the deadly 2012 attacks at the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya....
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'Little guy' contractors still angry at Trump Taj bankruptcy

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 14:09
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Weak from heart surgery and a sepsis infection that would soon kill her, Patricia Paone was resting at home last summer when an apparition appeared on the TV - a famous businessman who had struck a deal with her husband years before....
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'Lone wolf' terror attacks inspired by IS to persist in West

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 14:09
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The threat of "lone wolf" acts of terrorism inspired by the Islamic State will persist in the West, a senior Obama administration official said Tuesday, even as the extremist group loses battles and territory in the Middle East....
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Israel's security figures take aim at hard-line Netanyahu

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 14:09
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Long-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a potentially formidable challenge to his hard-line rule - not from Israel's civilian politicians but instead from its revered security establishment....
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Could Brexit Lead To A United Ireland? - The Inquisitr

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:57

The Inquisitr

Could Brexit Lead To A United Ireland?
The Inquisitr
Brexit would put Northern Ireland in a very uncomfortable geographic situation. Its expansive border to the south would have to be guarded as an international border checkpoint, making the only freely accessible egress from the six counties a bridge to ...

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Sweden, Kazakhstan win contested Security Council elections - Washington Post

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:37

Channel News Asia

Sweden, Kazakhstan win contested Security Council elections
Washington Post
UNITED NATIONS — Sweden and Kazakhstan won contested elections for seats on the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, but the Netherlands and Italy were still fighting for a second open seat for the Western group of nations. Ethiopia and Bolivia, who ...
Kazakhstan Wins Seat on UN Security CouncilThe Diplomat
Seat at UNSC will give Thailand a bigger voice: PrayutThe Nation
Letter to Thailand Prime Minister on UN Security Council CandidacyHuman Rights Watch
Bangkok Post
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Seattle-area home prices surge to new high - The Seattle Times

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:37

The Seattle Times

Seattle-area home prices surge to new high
The Seattle Times
Seattle home prices rose faster than any major city other than Portland in April, the monthly S&P/Case-Shiller Index showed. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times). The typical single-family house across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties has now risen 53 ...
Home Prices Setting New Highs In More Cities, Says S&P/Case-ShillerForbes
With the supply of homes slight, US prices surged in AprilWashington Post
US home prices climb in April; 7 cities set new recordsSTLtoday.com
OregonLive.com -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Wall Street Journal -Miami Herald
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Clinton wants to ‘staple’ green cards on STEM grads' diplomas

InfoWorld - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:36

As president, Hillary Clinton would support the automatic granting of green cards, or permanent residency, to foreign students who earn advanced STEM degrees in the United States.

Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said she wants the U.S. to "staple" green cards to the diplomas of non-citizens who earn master's or Ph.D. degrees in STEM  fields (science, technology, engineering or math) "from accredited institutions."

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Clinton outlined her plan in a broader tech policy agenda released today.

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USA Today Falls For Author Cormac McCarthy Death Hoax -- See His Publisher's Hilarious Response! - PerezHilton.com

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:32

PerezHilton.com

USA Today Falls For Author Cormac McCarthy Death Hoax -- See His Publisher's Hilarious Response!
PerezHilton.com
Oops! USA Today ran with a story Tuesday morning that "broke" news of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy's death. The thing is, the 82-year-old All The Pretty Horses author is alive and well. Related: Get Ready For Kelly Osbourne's Memoir!
Cormac McCarthy still aliveSanta Fe New Mexican
Cormac McCarthy not dead: 'Rogue account' sparks author death hoaxEntertainment Weekly
Reports of Cormac McCarthy's Death Are Greatly ExaggeratedNewsweek
Chron.com -Mashable -Page Six -New York Daily News
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FDA Approves First Pill to Treat All Forms of Hepatitis C - ABC News

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:29

MarketWatch

FDA Approves First Pill to Treat All Forms of Hepatitis C
ABC News
Federal health officials on Tuesday approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus. The Food and Drug Administration approved the ...
Gilead Gets FDA Approval for Combo Hepatitis C DrugWall Street Journal
FDA approves Epclusa for treatment of chronic Hepatitis C virus infectionFDA.gov
Gilead Sciences Bucks Tradition, Takes 'Low Road' on New Hepatitis C Drug PriceTheStreet.com
Benzinga -Investor's Business Daily
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Netanyahu asks UN chief to help win release of Israelis from Hamas - UPI.com

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:28

UPI.com

Netanyahu asks UN chief to help win release of Israelis from Hamas
UPI.com
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) shakes hands with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, as they deliver joint statements in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Netanyahu urged Ban to help secure the release of Israeli civilians and the bodies of Israeli ...
Netanyahu to Ban: Help Bring Israelis Back from Gaza, Rectify UN BiasThe Jewish Press
Netanyahu to U.N. chief: Urge Hamas to free Israelis, return bodiesJewish Telegraphic Agency
Netanyahu to Ban Ki-moon: Help return our soldiers and citizensYnetnews
Xinhua -Chron.com -Business Standard -Haaretz
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Injuries reported in head-on train collision in Texas

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:07
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) -- A head-on collision involving two freight trains caused several box cars to derail and erupt in flames in the Texas Panhandle on Tuesday, injuring an unknown amount of people and leading authorities to evacuate people who live nearby....
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What Volkswagen owners can expect from emissions settlement

AP - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:07
DETROIT (AP) -- Volkswagen owners can finally dump their cheatin' cars, if they want to....
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NBA free agency primer: The biggest need and key targets for all 30 teams - CBSSports.com

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:05

CBSSports.com

NBA free agency primer: The biggest need and key targets for all 30 teams
CBSSports.com
Free agency is just about here, and despite teams preparing for this for years, no one knows what is about to happen. This is always a crazy time of year, but with the salary cap ballooning to $94 million, almost everybody is going to have a ton of ...
Hawks also want to get involved in Kevin Durant sweepstakesESPN
Hawks trying to get meeting with free agent DurantAtlanta Journal Constitution
NBA Free Agency: Wizards still interested in Al Horford, according to reportBullets Forever (blog)

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Giant helium field could inflate the world's dwindling supply - The Verge

Google - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 13:02

The Verge

Giant helium field could inflate the world's dwindling supply
The Verge
When the US privatized the National Helium Reserve in 1996, it began selling off the nation's helium reserves cheaply, — which depleted the world's largest supply of the gas. Now, researchers have claimed to have discovered a major new field in ...
Underground helium pool discovered in AfricaUPI.com
Scientists Discover 'Game-Changer' Helium Deposits in TanzaniaBloomberg
Scientists Found a Huge Reservoir of Much-Needed HeliumSmithsonian
ABC News -Christian Science Monitor -CNET -Popular Mechanics
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