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Officials: US Sending Arms to Kurds in Iraq

Posted: 08/11/2014 - The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, senior U.S. officials said Monday.

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FDA Lifts Hold on Experimental Ebola Drug

Posted: 08/08/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has eased safety restrictions on an experimental drug to treat Ebola, a move that could clear the way for its use in patients infected with the deadly virus.

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GM Issues 3rd Recall on SUVs that can Catch Fire

Posted: 08/08/2014 - General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.

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Indirect Israel-Hamas Talks on Gaza Start in Cairo

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Israel and Hamas began indirect talks on a new border deal for the blockaded Gaza Strip as a cease-fire ending their month-long war entered its second day Wednesday.

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Official: Money Allocated for Fighting Fires to Run Out

Posted: 08/05/2014 - Agriculture Secretary Vilsack says Forest Service will soon tap other programs to pay for firefighting expenses. He is lobbying for an administration proposal to add $615 million to fight wildfires this fiscal year and next.

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Subaru Recalling 5 Models for Air Bag Problem

Posted: 08/05/2014 - Subaru is recalling the 2003-2005 Baja, Legacy and Outback and the 2004-2005 Impreza, as well as the 2005 Saab 9-2X. It only affects vehicles in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands with air bag inflators made by Takata Corp.

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Study: Hepatitis C Could be a Rare Disease in 20 years

Posted: 08/05/2014 - New drugs and better screening could help millions of people with hepatitis C, but cost is a big issue. The once tough-to-treat liver infection could become a rare disease in the USA in the next 20 years, a new study estimates.

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Study: Lower Testosterone Helped Humans Develop Civilization

Updated: 08/04/2014 - Around 50,000 years ago, humans underwent a drastic change, producing tools out of bone, making projectile weapons and showing command of fire. A study argues that living together and cooperating rewarded lower aggression, allowing for societies to develop.

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Report: Your Car is the Latest Target for Hackers

Updated: 08/04/2014 - According to a new report in Wired, thieves can use off-the-shelf hardware and software to impersonate a vehicle's security fob and break into a car in no more than a few minutes.

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Hurricane Bertha Unlikely to Make Landfall in U.S.

Posted: 08/04/2014 - A newly formed Hurricane Bertha swirled northward across open sea today after brushing the Turks & Caicos Islands and Bahamas as a tropical storm, while forecasters predicted the storm wasn't likely to make landfall on the U.S. East Coast.

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How U.S. Hospital Plans to Keep Ebola Contained

Posted: 08/04/2014 - As health officials prepare to transport two Americans stricken with the Ebola virus to the U.S., many people are expressing concern over the public health risks treating these patients may pose to others.

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Ebola: What You Need to Know

Updated: 08/01/2014 - As the first Americans who will be treated for the virus here are brought home from West Africa, questions are being asked about whether it could spread.

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Company Unlocks Secret to Making Plastic Out of Air

Updated: 07/30/2014 - Newlight Technologies has figured out how to cheaply make plastic out of destructive carbon emissions that would otherwise heat the atmosphere, rather than with fossil fuels such as oil.

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Poll: Majority of Americans Cool to Border-Crossing Children

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

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Hyundai Recalling Sonatas to Fix Gear Shifters

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years.

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Fire Risk Prompts Suzuki Recall

Posted: 07/29/2014 - Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire. The recall covers the Verona from the 2004-2006 model years.

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Is It Worth Spending to Make Workers Happy?

Posted: 07/29/2014 - Numerous studies have found a correlation between employee satisfaction and company success. Does this mean happy employees are also the most productive workers?

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