Archive For June 30, 2016

Brexit Vote Pushes Britain Into Uncharted Waters

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Brexit Vote Pushes Britain Into Uncharted Waters

She then accused leading Brexit campaigners of “conning” her with the pledge to invest the UK’s £350 million weekly contribution to the European Union in the NHS instead.Interestingly, a petition has been started in favour of a second referendum by those who want the results reversed. The favorite to succeed him, London Mayor Boris Johnson,…

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Hershey stock soars after report of Mondelez takeover bid

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Hershey stock soars after report of Mondelez takeover bid

According to research firm Euromonitor, the merger between Mondelez and Hershey would create the world’s biggest candy company, as it merges the second- and fifth-largest company in the industry by revenue. Hershey did not immediately respond to requests for comment. But it would have to first be approved by the Hershey Trust, the shareholder that…

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Amazon ‘Prime Day’ sales gimmick is back this July

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Amazon ‘Prime Day’ sales gimmick is back this July

For those wanting a taste of the Prime life, Amazon offers a 30-day trial to first time users. The event included huge discounts on everything from technology and gadgets to fashion and beauty. Mark your calendars and sound the alarms, bargain hunters: Amazon just announced that it will hold its second annual Prime Day on…

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Claims for unemployment aid rise but remain at low level

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Claims for unemployment aid rise but remain at low level

Advertisment The number of people south of the border filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained below a level associated with a healthy labour market. U.S. initial jobless claims were up 10,000 from the previous week’s downwardly-revised 258,000, to 268,000. Last week’s increase was in line with economists’ expectations. This marks 69 consecutive…

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Helicopter to search for bear in deadly attack

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Helicopter to search for bear in deadly attack

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Perry Brown prepares to hunt for a grizzly bear that killed Forest Service law enforcement officer Brad Treat near West Glacier, Mont. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. The man’s death came whist riding with another rider Wednesday afternoon on a trip in the Half-moon Lakes area of the…

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Court upholds Iowa’s ban on voting rights for felons

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Court upholds Iowa’s ban on voting rights for felons

The court ruled Thursday that felonies result in disenfranchisement under the Iowa Constitution, which bars voting by those convicted of “infamous crimes”. The plaintiff, Kelli Griffin, was convicted of a drug-related offense in 2008. She registered to vote in 2013 and voted that November, but her ballot was rejected due to her felony conviction. “This…

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Caen 22 sospechosos vinculados a atentados en Estambul

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Caen 22 sospechosos vinculados a atentados en Estambul

Los detenidos en Ermirna podrían haber estado en contacto con el Estado Islámico (EI), además de ser acusados de financiación del terrorismo, proselitismo y reclutamiento, ya que durante el operativo policial, se encontraron tres rifles y una serie de documentos del EI. En tanto, se informa que la cifra de fallecidos aumentó a 44, luego…

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Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests

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Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests

It is recommended that women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant postpone travel to areas affected by the Zika virus. “What we’ve shown in the monkey model matches a lot of what people have observed in epidemiological studies of humans”, says Emma Mohr, a pediatric infectious disease fellow at UW-Madison and first author…

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Serial’s Adnan Syed Officially Gets a New Trial

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Serial’s Adnan Syed Officially Gets a New Trial

Adnan Syed, whose murder case received global attention through the viral podcast Serial, has been granted a new trial, marking a major victory for the Maryland prisoner. Syed was a senior in high school when he was arrested in 1999 in the killing of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. Syed’s case was the focus of…

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USA military base in lockdown amid gunman reports

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USA military base in lockdown amid gunman reports

After a lockdown at U.S. Joint Base Andrews because of reports of an active shooter, law enforcement officials said no active shooter was found, according to an Associated Press report. Base officials issued an all-clear message for the base after about an hour, but said in Twitter messages that a medical center at the facility…

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