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Breaking News: UPS rescinds firing of 250 workers after public outcry, but there's little to celebrate
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 23:02:00 -0700 | political-news

Opinion After public outcry over the firing of 250 Queens, N.Y., workers who took part in a 90-minute strike on Feb. 26, UPS announced on Thursday that they are rescinding their decision to fire the workers. The workers walked out...
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Breaking News: Terrific tweeters: #adtechSF tweets that have caught our attention
 
Posted by: Aby Sam Thomas

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-03-20 14:27:48 -0700 | business-news

There are still a few days to go for this year’s edition of ad:tech San Francisco, but a cursory look at the #adtechSF hashtag on Twitter is enough to understand that the event is already generating a lot of buzz...
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Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-02-26 18:01:02 -0800 | political-news

Remember “Occupy Wall Street”? It's now a product sold online by Walmart.com. That's right. This nation-state's largest employer and one of the world's biggest corporations, which has been virtually under siege lately for unfair labor practices, has become an unlikely...
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Breaking News: US passes Saudi Arabia to become world's largest oil producer
 
Posted by: Nathan Salant

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2013-11-01 14:13:45 -0700 | technology-news

The United States has become the world's largest producer of oil since adding shale to its energy mix, a global energy consulting company reported. US production of oil, which includes biofuels and natural gas liquids, now exceeds 3.2 million barrels...
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Breaking News: The way we socialize boys may harm them as men (Video)
 
Posted by: VeronicaS

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-01-02 15:23:42 -0800 | disasters-news

"Man up,” “boys don’t cry,” “suck it up," “show some balls,” “stop being a pussy.” Those are just some of the phrases society hurls at boys, and it gets far more graphic and harsh if they play sports. If their...
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Breaking News: Viral win: Wren's 'First Kiss' advertisement
 
Posted by: Aby Sam Thomas

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 00:25:30 -0700 | entertainment-news

Sure, Melissa Coker can go on saying that she didn’t expect “First Kiss,” the Tatia Pilieva-directed short advertisement film for her clothing brand, Wren, to become such a viral hit on YouTube but just one viewing of the video is...
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Breaking News: Florida House race lesson for Democrats via Seinfeld: Don't order 'tuna on toast'
 
Posted by: MrGrassroots SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 01:12:21 -0700 | political-news

"Seinfeld" had a great episode titled "The Opposite," its 86th episode, in which Jerry Seinfeld and George Costanza were discussing failure. Jerry suggested to George that a dramatic change of course was due. George agreed and tells Jerry, "My life...
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Breaking News:  Human Rights Watch mourns the passing of U Win Tin
 
Posted by: chnarendra

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 03:59:08 -0700 | obituaries-news

Human Rights Watch mourns the passing of U Win Tin, one of Burma’s most prominent human rights activists and journalists. A longtime journalist who later spent years as a political prisoner, he died of renal failure on April 21, 2014,...
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Source: The New York Times

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 03:50:43 -0700 | technology-news

Have you ever played one that helped you understand a serious global problem? In Not Just Playing Around Anymore: Games for Change Uses Video Games for Social Projects Laura Parker writes: This year, a United Nations program devoted to urban...
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Source: Reuters

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 03:40:19 -0700 | disasters-news

World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein speaks at an event to update the public on the pace of development at the site in New York September 7, 2011. The "Bridgegate" scandal that rocked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration earlier...
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Source: BBC

New York :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 03:18:36 -0700 | sports-news

Manchester United legend back as coach Paul Scholes has joined Manchester United's coaching team for the remainder of the season. Scholes opted against taking up a full-time position under David Moyes as he wanted to spend time with his family....
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Source: The Washington Times

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 04:41:37 -0700 | political-news

Gabby Giffords, the former lawmaker who was shot and then started a nationwide legislative campaign to crack down on Second Amendment freedoms, has a new gun control fundraising friend: Bill Clinton. The former president is due to serve as the...
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Source: MarketWatch

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 04:36:49 -0700 | business-news

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen Our financial system is so corrupt you might say that a fish rots from the Fed. How else can one describe a regime that punishes savers and rewards borrowers and speculators for years on...
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Source: MarketWatch

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 04:26:25 -0700 | business-news

I return from a respite with my family to find the markets higher than they were a week ago. In fact, the all-important S&P 500's 1,850 level is again underfoot despite non-confirmation from the banks, tech and the small-caps. Only...
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Source: BBC

New York :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 04:20:14 -0700 | allnews

Paige Chivers, from Blackpool, in Lancashire was last seen at a bus stop on Ashfield Road on 23 August 2007...Lancashire Police carried out a forensic examination of the property in All Hallows Road, Bispham on Tuesday...Father murdered Detectives are carrying...
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