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Tips To Prepare Your Home for Winter

May 8, 2013
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Tips To Prepare Your Home for Winter

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Stephen Hawking boycotts Israeli conference

May 8, 2013
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – British cosmologist Stephen Hawking has pulled out of an Israeli conference, joining an academic boycott of Israel to protest against its occupation of Palestinian lands, Cambridge University said on Wednesday.
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Tea Party leader threatens Lindsey Graham with primary challenge

May 8, 2013
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Top Line FreedomWorks president Matt Kibbe has a warning for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and other GOP incumbents up for reelection in the 2014: don’t expect Tea Party support just because you’re already in Congress.
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US-INDUSTRY Summary

May 8, 2013
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Disney’s profit rises on parks, ‘Oz’ movie LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Media giant Walt Disney Co reported a 32 percent increase in profit that beat Wall Street expectations, boosted by higher spending and attendance at U.S. theme parks, and the movie box office success of “Oz the Great and Powerful.” Revenue for the company...
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Turkey in talks with LSE, Nasdaq on bourse partnership

May 8, 2013
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By Seda Sezer and Ebru Tuncay ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey is in talks with the London Stock Exchange and Nasdaq about a partnership deal that could see it sell a stake in the Istanbul bourse as part of a drive to promote the city as a financial hub, its deputy prime minister said.
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22 die in gas tanker truck blast near Mexico City

May 8, 2013
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A gas tanker truck exploded on a highway north of Mexico City on Tuesday, killing at least 22 people and injuring more than 30 as a fireball tore through cars and homes.
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Assad’s forces capture strategic town in Syria

May 8, 2013
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By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – The Syrian army captured a strategic southern town from rebel fighters on Wednesday after a ferocious two-month bombardment, in an advance likely to result in President Bashar al-Assad‘s forces regaining control of an international transit route, opposition sources said.
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ING first quarter earnings rise on asset sales

May 8, 2013
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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch financial company ING Groep NV reported higher first-quarter earnings due to asset sales and a slight improvement in margins at its banking arm. Its insurance operations lost money.
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ING plans European insurance IPO in 2014

May 8, 2013
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch banking and insurance group ING , which last week spun off its U.S. insurance and investment unit, said on Wednesday it will push ahead with similar plans for its European business next year.
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