Pope Francis Rattles U.S. Conservatives
Pope Francis's message is unsettling U.S. conservatives, particularly on climate change and inequality.
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Iraq Raises Basrah Crude Price for Asia After Saudis Increase
Iraq, OPECs second-largest producer, raisedthe selling price for February shipments to Asia of its mainBasrah Light crude by 30 cents a barrel, after the groupsbiggest supplier Saudi Arabia boosted its pricing to the region. Iraq set Basrah Light at a $3.70 per barrel discount to theaverage of Mi...
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AirAsia Black Box Found by Divers, Marked for Retrieval
Search teams found the black box from the crashed AirAsia Bhd. (AIRA) jetliner, which will help investigators unlock how QZ8501 plunged into the Java Sea with 162 people on board. Divers identified the location of the black box and marked the area for retrieval, Transport Ministry spokesman J.A....
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Buick Seeking Younger Drivers With New U.S. Cascada Convertible
Buick, seeking to shed its image as a makerof big sedans for retirees, is introducing a convertible called the Cascada in the U.S. market. General Motors Co. (GM) will reveal the full-sized convertible,its first such car in 25 years, at the Detroit auto show today.The new vehicle will offer a low...
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The Coming Wave of New Cancer Fighting Drugs
The hottest area in cancer drugs is going mainstream this year. If 2014 proved that the most promising new group of oncology drugs in generations could work, 2015 brings a crowded field that sees winners and losers in a market eventually worth $30 billion a year or more in the next decade. The ...
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French Tighten Security for Tomorrow's March in Paris
Paris braced for one of its biggest security challenges as it prepared to protect world leaders including Israels Benjamin Netanyahu wholl join a march today to mark Frances worst terror attack in more than half a century. Paris is the capital of the world today, President Francois Hollande said...
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Female Suspect Fled France Before Attacks, Said to Be in Syria
The fourth suspect linked to this weeks Paris terror attacks left France days before the assault on Charlie Hebdo magazine and has made her way to Syria, according to a French police official. Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, believed to be the wife of Amady Coulibaly -- the man killed after taking hostag...
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Don’t Bank on Oil Rebound Says Fund That Foresaw Collapse
A hedge fund that returned almost 60 percentlast year by betting on oils collapse says the slump may havefurther to run. Crude may drop below $40 a barrel in the next few monthswithout a substantial slowdown of production growth in the U.S.and Canada, said Doug King, London-based chief investment...
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Musk’s SpaceX Rocket-Recapture Bid Thwarted by Hard Landing
Elon Musks SpaceX venture fell short in a first-ever attempt to recapture a rocket for reuse, with a boosters hard landing on a ship deck coming close enough that the billionaire declared it bodes well for the future. Close, but no cigar this time, Musk said today on his Twitter feed. Space Exp...
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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders Without Acting on Gay Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court took no action on itspending gay marriage appeals as the justices issued a list oforders in other cases. The justices were scheduled to consider at a privateconference today whether they will rule on same-sex marriagerights during the nine-month term that ends in June. The ...
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