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  1. Meet David Brat, The Giant-Killer Who Knocked Off Eric Cantor

    The man who rocked the political world is a 52-year-old "free-market, Milton Friedman economist." While Virginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor tried to paint Brat as a liberal, in reality he's anything but.
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  2. Is Pushing Interest Rates To Less Than Zero A Crazy Idea?

    If a bank wants to deposit cash with the European Central Bank, it won't earn interest. In fact, the bank will actually have to pay the ECB for parking cash. It's designed to boost Europe's economy.
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  3. In Ireland, A Macabre Discovery At Old Home For Unwed Mothers

    The bodies of almost 800 babies and children were discovered in an unmarked septic tank. The facility was run by nuns from 1925-1961.
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  4. Doughnut Day Downer: Palm Oil In Pastries Drives Deforestation

    An environmental group is blasting Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme for buying palm oil from suppliers who destroy rain forest and peatlands. The group says sustainable palm oil should be used instead.
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  5. A London Summit Tackles A Problem As Old As War Itself

    Wartime rape has often been treated as something that's inevitable. A global summit in London looks for ways to stop the abuses and hold perpetrators responsible for sexual violence in conflict zones.
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  6. Tiny Magnetic Beads Help Tame Severe Reflux For Some People

    Lots of people have heartburn or gastric reflux, and not all of them are helped by medications. A surgical device may help people with severe symptoms, but it hasn't been tested long term.
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  7. Brewers Have Been All Bottled Up, But Now They're Canning It

    Cans are making a comeback in the beer world. They're cheaper and lighter, and have an old-school cachet. But those ubiquitous bottles aren't going away anytime soon, say brewers.
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  8. Beijing Denounces Vietnam, Philippines 'Farce' On Disputed Islands

    China's Foreign Ministry said a get-together between soldiers of the two countries on the Spratly Islands was an effort to "pick quarrels and cause trouble" with Beijing.
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  9. Clinton Position On Cuba Signals New Political Era

    In her new book, Hillary Clinton says she urged President Obama to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba, a position that reveals just how much the political climate has changed — especially in Florida.
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  10. Chicago's Latest Case Of Political Graft Has A Twist

    A jury must decide whether Democratic State Rep. Derrick Smith abused his office and took a $7,000 bribe or was entrapped by an overzealous FBI.
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