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Germany Defeats Argentina 1-0 To Win 2014 World Cup

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 5:37pm
Germany's Mario Goetze scored the match's only goal in extra time in the 113th minute for 1-0 win over Argentina and the 2014 World Cup.
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Whiting to become No. 1 Bakken region producer in deal to buy Kodiak for $6 billion in stock

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 4:16pm
Whiting Petroleum Corp. said Sunday it is buying Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. for $6 billion in stock, worth $13.90 per share, in a deal that will make it the largest producer in the booming Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana.
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US gas prices drop 4 cents to $3.67 a gallon as crude prices fall

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 4:15pm
A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 4 cents over the last three weeks to $3.67.
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Aecom To Acquire URS In $6 Billion Deal

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 2:36pm
Aecom Technology Corp. said Sunday it is buying URS Corp. for $4 billion in cash and stock and will assume $2 billion in debt for a $6 billion total deal.
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Engineering company Aecom to buy URS for $4 billion

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 1:43pm
Engineering design company Aecom Technology Corp. says it is buying URS Corp. for $4 billion in cash and stock, or about $56.31 per URS share.
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HSN Chief Turns Down Top Job At J.C. Penney: WSJ

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 1:14pm
HSN Inc. Chief Executive Mindy Grossman has turned down a chance become CEO at J.C. Penney Co Inc. , The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing unnamed people familiar with the situation.
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Comedian Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart In Fatal Crash

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:22pm
Comedian Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. [s:wmt]in U.S. District Court in New Jersey for negligence, after one of its truck drivers crashed into Morgan's limousine on June 7, killing one passenger and injuring four, including Morgan, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' thumps chest with $73 million opening at box office

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:43am
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" thumped its chest at the box office with a $73 million opening weekend.
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Iraq Security Crisis Worsens

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:33am
Iraq's newly elected legislature failed to agree on a new parliament speaker during its second seating on Sunday, further extending a political impasse that has dashed hopes of reaching a political resolution to the worst security crisis to afflict the country since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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Palestinians Flee As Israel Warns Of New Attacks

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:24am
Thousands of Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes for United Nations shelters Sunday after the Israeli military warned residents with leaflets and telephone calls to evacuate ahead of an intensified offensive in the region, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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INFLUENCE GAME: Train crashes trigger high-stakes campaign to shape safety rules

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 8:39am
A string of fiery train derailments across the country has triggered a high-stakes but behind-the-scenes campaign to shape how the government responds to calls for tighter safety rules.
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With strong euro hurting exporters, ECB's Draghi comes under more pressure to loosen policy

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 4:02am
The European Central Bank is coming under increasing pressure to do more to stem the strength of the euro currency, which is hurting exporters and keeping a lid on the region's recovery from recession.
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Truckers at Los Angeles, Long Beach ports agree to cooling period following five-day strike

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:57pm
Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed Saturday to a cooling-off period following five days of striking that briefly shut the massive ports.
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Ex-health chief: Pennsylvania failed to address public worries over drilling health impacts

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 4:46pm
Pennsylvania's former health secretary says the state has failed to seriously study the potential health impacts of one of the nation's biggest natural gas drilling booms.
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On reservation near saltwater spill, Native Americans wrestle with impact of oil development

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 4:09pm
Many Native Americans on Fort Berthold Indian Reservation are trying to manage the balance between the potential prosperity oil and gas development can bring and preserving a land their cultural and religious beliefs say is sacred.
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International Community Steps Up Gaza Ceasefire Calls

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 2:59pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to meet with the foreign ministers of the U.K., France, and Germany on the sidelines of talks with Iran in Vienna to discuss airstikes in Gaza and in Israel, Israel's Haaretz newspaper reported.
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It's no choke: Aronia berry gaining prominence and market share as easy-to-grow 'superfood'

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 2:26pm
A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular "superfoods" like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores, showing up in everything from juices to powdered supplements to baby food.
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3 people remain hospitalized after tourist bus flips on its side in Grand Teton National Park

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 2:02pm
Three people injured when a tourist bus flipped on its side in Grand Teton National Park remain in the hospital.
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Workers struggle to get by in New York's Hamptons, America's playground for rich and famous

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 1:23pm
Few places illustrate the growing gap separating the rich from everyone else as starkly as the Hamptons, the summer playground for the have and have-mores.
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Germany's Merkel Reiterates U.S. Spying Unacceptable

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 11:46am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that Germany and the U.S. had different ideas on intelligence and that Germany will be "persistent" in delivering the message that U.S. espionage against a close ally is unacceptable.
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