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Sen. Harry Reid apologizes for 'you're smarter' joke at Asian business luncheon in Las Vegas

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:44pm
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is apologizing for jokes he made about Asians during a luncheon in Las Vegas this week.
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Will new 'lab rat' ads stop teens from smoking pot?

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:43pm
A new ad campaign in Colorado that likens people who smoke marijuana to "lab rats" is intended to steer teens away from using pot, but some communication experts say the campaign is unlikely to be effective
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Rebuilt High Knob Tower dedicated

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:39pm
About 200 turn out for dedication
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Interest costs for governments fall as markets expect stimulus from European Central Bank

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:37pm
Investors appear to be putting their money on the likelihood of more stimulus measures from the European Central Bank to keep the eurozone's shaky recovery from stalling.
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Foley's final months: Mock execution

CNN: World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:32pm
An outrageous ransom demand. A failed rescue attempt. A taunting e-mail.
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Photos: Iraq under siege

CNN: World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:30pm
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Clinch River, one of most biodiverse hotspots, driving tourism for region

TriCities.com - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:30pm
The Clinch River is a treasure trove of aquatic flora and fauna and has recently become a driver of tourism for the region.
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What it will take to beat ISIS

CNN: World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:29pm
Until ISIS captured Mosul in June, the terror group concerned Western governments but was not a pressing priority, writes Tim Lister. Its subsequent actions since then, however, have now galvanized an unlikely coalition.
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Ebola outbreak revives interest in Richard Preston's 1994 best-seller, 'The Hot Zone'

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:27pm
The current Ebola outbreak has revived interest in a 1994 book about the deadly virus: Richard Preston's "The Hot Zone." Preston's million-selling book is No.
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Trail of accent clues could lead to Foley’s ISIS killer

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:27pm
With investigators on both sides of the Atlantic attempting to unearth information about the Islamic State killer of U.S. journalist James Foley, the militant’s accent could provide major clues about his identity.
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Texas Gov. Perry's team will ask judge to end case

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:27pm

An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

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Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Dallas after tire blowout during takeoff

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:25pm
A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff.
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Russia's $730B war machine

CNN: Top Stories - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
CNN's Jim Sciutto explains how Russia is expanding its military and how that impacts other nations, near and far.
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New York Stock Exchange's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Bank of America Corp. rose .2 percent to $16.20 with 77,914,000 shares traded.
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Supermarkets companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kroger rose $.14 or .3 percent, to $50.60.
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Specialty Retail companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
Shares of some top specialty retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Autozone Inc. fell $.66 or .1 percent, to $537.12.
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Restaurant companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.82 or 1.7 percent, to $49.49.
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Railroad companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:22pm
Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: CSX rose $.14 or .5 percent, to $30.77.
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Senegal blocks Ebola aid flight, imposes travel curbs

FOX News: Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:21pm

Regional humanitarian hub Senegal said on Friday it had blocked a regional U.N. aid plane from landing and was banning all further flights to and from countries affected by Ebola, potentially hampering the emergency response to the epidemic.

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E-readers bring hope to Africa's schools

CNN: World - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:19pm
Heaps of trash pile up for miles in Kibera, a district of Nairobi that houses nearly 1 million people and is one of the poorest slums in the world. Aluminum shanties fill the horizon, and an odor of urine cuts through the air. A man trots through the narrow, unpaved streets on a camel.
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