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North Korea’s Live-Fire Exercise Sparks Military Action From South Korea

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Not just a day after it raised the chances for additional nuclear tests, North Korea held its live-fire exercises along the South Korean maritime border. This sparked an exchange of gunfire between the two countries. According to Yonhap, the semi-official South Korean news agency, the North started their drill around noontime. The Joint Chiefs of […]

March 31st, 2014 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

North and South America Inhabitants Treated To Spectacular Cosmic Sight On Tax Day

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When April 15 (tax day) comes around, people in both North and South America will be treated to a spectacular sight. April brings with it a full lunar eclipse as well as a Mars opposition. What does this exactly mean? First, a full lunar eclipse takes place when the Earth is centered directly between the […]

March 31st, 2014 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

Suspended Animation Technique Works To Save Traumatic Injury Patients

U.S. scientists will, for the first time, use a groundbreaking emergency technique to save lives. The technique will involve placing gunshot or knife-wound victims in suspended animation, which is where people are still alive though they appear dead. Doctors at a Pittsburgh, Penn.’s hospital will try saving the lives of 10 people who will be […]

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Martin Releases Chapter From Sixth “A Game Of Thrones” Book

Author George R.R. Martin has finally released a chapter titled “Winds of Winters” from the “A Song of Fire and Ice” sixth book, keeping Game of Thrones fans engaged as the show inches even closer to the season debut. “A Game of Thrones” was first released in 1996, making Martin, 70, one of history’s best […]

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

Wal-Mart Files Federal Lawsuit Against Visa For “Swipe Fees”

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Wal-Mart Stores has sued Visa over its “swipe fees”, saying the credit card company conspired with banks to fix processing fee prices retailers are charged with. The largest retailer in the world has accused Visa for charging extremely high card swipe fees and has said the price fixing Visa id cost the company nearly $5 […]

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Business,Featured,New | Read More »

McDonald’s Offering Free Small Coffees For Two Weeks

McDonald’s, trying to keep its breakfast crowd from going to its rising competitors, will offer free McCafe coffees at participating U.S. locations between March 31 and April 13 during its normal breakfast hours. The world’s largest fast food hamburger chain made the announcement after Taco Bell unveiled its ad promoting its breakfast menus, which has […]

March 29th, 2014 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

GM Expands Massive Recall To Include More Vehicle Model Years

General Motors has expanded its recall on ignition switches to include an additional 824,000 vehicles sold in the United States between 2008 and 2011. Up until recently, the recall involved various models – Chevy Cobalt and HHR, Saturn Ion and Sky, and the Pontiac G5 and Solstice through 2007. The company is including all vehicles, […]

March 28th, 2014 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Toyota To Pay $1.2B To NHTSA Over Defective Accelerator Pedals

The U.S. Department of Justice federal prosecutors were ready to charge Toyota with wire fraud for the sale of thousands of vehicles from late 2009 to early 2010 because the company’s engineers were aware of the defective accelerator pedals. Why are they not prosecuting Toyota now? The company settled with the justice department for $1.2 […]

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Holder Asked To Meet With Three Senate and House Democrats Regarding Federal Audit

A meeting with Eric Holder, the U.S. attorney general, has been required by Three Senate and House Democrats to talk about the federal audit the Justice Department has embellished its examination of mortgage fraud and made a low-priority crime. In a letter sent to Holder, Reps. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Sen. […]

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in New | Read More »

28 People Sickened With Mumps At Ohio State University

The number of people at Ohio State University with the mumps has increased to 28 – 23 are students, one is a university staff member, one person is related to an OSU student and three others have strong ties to the university, outside of it.  Three people were hospitalized for 24 hours because of the […]

March 19th, 2014 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

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