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Source: New deal could reduce bans
By Dan Graziano, go.com
NFLThe NFL and its players are closing in on finalizing a new drug agreement that would bring with it HGH testing and major changes to the marijuana policy and could result in the reduction of punishments for currently suspended players such as…
12 of September, 2014

Source: New deal could reduce bans
By Dan Graziano, go.com

NFL

The NFL and its players are closing in on finalizing a new drug agreement that would bring with it HGH testing and major changes to the marijuana policy and could result in the reduction of punishments for currently suspended players such as…


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Senator Challenges Zuckerberg: ‘Hire American Workers For A Change’
Hunter Walker, businessinsider.com
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) had some harsh words for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a speech he delivered on the Senate floor Wednesday evening that was published in the National Review on Thursday.The speech attributed President Bar…
12 of September, 2014

Senator Challenges Zuckerberg: ‘Hire American Workers For A Change’
Hunter Walker, businessinsider.com

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) had some harsh words for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a speech he delivered on the Senate floor Wednesday evening that was published in the National Review on Thursday.

The speech attributed President Bar…


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New Ferguson shooting video a ‘game changer’?
By Catherine E. Shoichet and Randi Kaye, CNN, cnn.com
It’s a view of the Michael Brown shooting we hadn’t seen before, but could it be enough to shape the way a grand jury handles the controversial case?An exclusive video first broadcast Wednesday on CNN shows two construction workers’ reactions j…
12 of September, 2014

New Ferguson shooting video a ‘game changer’?
By Catherine E. Shoichet and Randi Kaye, CNN, cnn.com

It’s a view of the Michael Brown shooting we hadn’t seen before, but could it be enough to shape the way a grand jury handles the controversial case?

An exclusive video first broadcast Wednesday on CNN shows two construction workers’ reactions j…


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Paul George apologizes for tweets
ESPN.com news services, go.com
NBAPaul George’s series of tweets Thursday on the Ray Rice domestic violence incident caused an uproar on social media, leading him to delete most of them and ultimately post an apology. The tweets also drew the ire of Indiana Pacers president…
12 of September, 2014

Paul George apologizes for tweets
ESPN.com news services, go.com

NBA

Paul George’s series of tweets Thursday on the Ray Rice domestic violence incident caused an uproar on social media, leading him to delete most of them and ultimately post an apology. The tweets also drew the ire of Indiana Pacers president…


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Why Dubai is Growing So Fast—And May Eventually Slow Down
by Dan Stone, nationalgeographic.com
Anyone who’s ever seen a photo of Dubai knows how quickly the city has turned desert into metropolis. And anyone who’s ever stepped foot in the city knows that photos don’t do justice to the massive scale of the city’s ambition. Ski slopes sit…
11 of September, 2014

Why Dubai is Growing So Fast—And May Eventually Slow Down
by Dan Stone, nationalgeographic.com

Anyone who’s ever seen a photo of Dubai knows how quickly the city has turned desert into metropolis. And anyone who’s ever stepped foot in the city knows that photos don’t do justice to the massive scale of the city’s ambition. Ski slopes sit…


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Charlie Sheen giving $1K to waiter who got 20-cents from LeSean McCoy
By John Breech, cbssports.com
Apparently, the quickest way to get rich these days isn’t by winning the lottery or selling a video to TMZ. All you have to do is serve LeSean McCoy at a restaurant, hope he doesn’t tip you well and then let Charlie Sheen take care of the…
11 of September, 2014

Charlie Sheen giving $1K to waiter who got 20-cents from LeSean McCoy
By John Breech, cbssports.com

Apparently, the quickest way to get rich these days isn’t by winning the lottery or selling a video to TMZ. All you have to do is serve LeSean McCoy at a restaurant, hope he doesn’t tip you well and then let Charlie Sheen take care of the…


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Dubai’s New Airport Will Be Biggest In The World
Benjamin Zhang, businessinsider.com
Since opening in 2010, the four year-old airport has been mainly used for cargo operations. Passenger service commenced last year.With this announcement, the seaside emirate will have a second major international airport, in addition to the…
8 of September, 2014

Dubai’s New Airport Will Be Biggest In The World
Benjamin Zhang, businessinsider.com

Since opening in 2010, the four year-old airport has been mainly used for cargo operations. Passenger service commenced last year.

With this announcement, the seaside emirate will have a second major international airport, in addition to the…


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Djokovic, Nishikori make Uniqlo big winner
JAMES MARTINEZ, Associated Press, apnewsarchive.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori hit a shot in their U.S. Open semifinal Saturday, there will already be one clear winner — Uniqlo.Both players will walk on court wearing the logo of the Japanese casual clothing…
6 of September, 2014

Djokovic, Nishikori make Uniqlo big winner
JAMES MARTINEZ, Associated Press, apnewsarchive.com

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori hit a shot in their U.S. Open semifinal Saturday, there will already be one clear winner — Uniqlo.

Both players will walk on court wearing the logo of the Japanese casual clothing…


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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urges more broadband competition
By Bloomberg News, latimes.com
Americans want faster Internet service for video and other applications and the government needs to stimulate more competition, the nation’s top communications regulator said Thursday, touching on a topic debated in Comcast Corp.’s proposed purcha…
6 of September, 2014

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler urges more broadband competition
By Bloomberg News, latimes.com

Americans want faster Internet service for video and other applications and the government needs to stimulate more competition, the nation’s top communications regulator said Thursday, touching on a topic debated in Comcast Corp.’s proposed purcha…


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US drug chain CVS ends tobacco salesbbc.co.uk
US pharmacy chain CVS Caremark has stopped selling tobacco products nearly a month earlier than planned.They have also changed their corporate name to CVS Health to reflect the change, although the si …
4 of September, 2014

US drug chain CVS ends tobacco sales
bbc.co.uk

US pharmacy chain CVS Caremark has stopped selling tobacco products nearly a month earlier than planned.

They have also changed their corporate name to CVS Health to reflect the change, although the si …


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Casino closures brings mass unemployment filing
WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press, apnewsarchive.com
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Carrying identification documents and bitterness over their sudden joblessness, hundreds of ex-casino workers began filing for unemployment Wednesday morning, the first attendees at an assistance center that expects to…
4 of September, 2014

Casino closures brings mass unemployment filing
WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press, apnewsarchive.com

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Carrying identification documents and bitterness over their sudden joblessness, hundreds of ex-casino workers began filing for unemployment Wednesday morning, the first attendees at an assistance center that expects to…


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