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Firm Accused In Laundering Of $6 Billion

New York Times
15 minutes ago
Written by
Nicole Perlroth
The operators of a global currency exchange ran a $6 billion money-laundering operation online, a central hub for criminals trafficking in everything from stolen identities to child pornography, federal prosecutors in New York said on Tuesday.
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US accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion
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15 Train Cars Derail in Maryland, 1...

ABC News
29 minutes ago
Written by
Christina Ng
Fifteen freight train cars derailed in an industrial area of Maryland this afternoon, causing an explosion, the collapse of several buildings and leaving one person in serious condition, according to authorities.
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For Obama and Christie, Partnership Outlasts the Storm Obama and Christie ...

New York Times
10 minutes ago
Written by
Michael Shear
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. - There may have been no better way to demonstrate that New Jersey's shore is rebounding from the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy than a visit from President Obama and Chris Christie, the Republican governor, to the ...
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Liberal hawks were vocal on involvement in Iraq but have been quiet on Syria

Washington Post - ‎53 minutes ago‎
For interests on both sides of Syria's civil war, this has been the week to increase the pressure. Hezbollah sent reinforcements to the troops of President Bashar al-Assad, and Russia reiterated its intention to furnish the regime with weapons.
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Amanda Bynes' 5 Biggest Twitter Feuds

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then any recent snapshot of Amanda Bynes would just say "WTF" 1,000 times. But who needs pictures when Amanda Bynes has Twitter and can use as many words as she wants (140 characters, be damned!
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Homes See Biggest Price Gain in Years, Propelling Stocks

New York Times
33 minutes ago
Written by
Catherine Rampell
Americans are in a buying mood, thanks largely to the housing recovery. Multimedia. Graphic · Housing's Rise and Fall in 20 Cities · Enlarge This Image.
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Mother of newborn saved from toilet pipe sorry for what she did

CNN - ‎37 minutes ago‎
(CNN) -- The mother of a newborn rescued over the weekend from a toilet pipe in China "deeply regrets what she did," police said Tuesday.
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Officials: Man shoots daughters with 3 grandkids in home

USA TODAY - ‎21 hours ago‎
OROSI, Calif. (AP) - A California man shot his two adult daughters on Monday, killing one and critically injuring the other before apparently committing suicide while his three young grandchildren were in the home, authorities said.
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Obama to Name New Leader of Economic Advisers Council

New York Times
14 minutes ago
Written by
Annie Lowrey
WASHINGTON - The White House is expected to name Jason Furman, the deputy director of the National Economic Council, as the chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers, according to a person familiar with the matter who declined to ...
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Wal-Mart pays $82 million fine for dumping hazardous waste

21 minutes ago
Written by
Annalyn Kurtz
Wal-Mart will pay $82 million for violating the Clean Water Act and other environmental regulations. NEW YORK (CNNMoney). Wal-Mart will pay $82 million for violating the Clean Water Act and other environmental regulations, after dumping pesticides and ...
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Confidence at Five-Year High as US Housing Climbs: Economy

4 hours ago
Written by
Jeanna Smialek
Consumer confidence climbed to the highest level in more than five years and home prices advanced by the most in seven as the housing rebound gives the U.S.

Former KPMG partner pleads guilty to insider trading scheme

Reuters - ‎30 minutes ago‎
By Bernard Vaughan. Tue May 28, 2013 8:15pm EDT. (Reuters) - Scott London, a former senior partner with accounting firm KPMG, agreed to plead guilty to securities fraud for his involvement in insider trading, according to an announcement from the U.S.
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Wall Street rally underpins Asian shares

Reuters - ‎15 minutes ago‎
By Chikako Mogi. TOKYO | Tue May 28, 2013 8:23pm EDT. TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were steady and the dollar remained firm on Wednesday as U.S.
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Microsoft said to go after Xbox One domain name squatters

CNET - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The software giant files a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum to get ownership over the domains and xboxone.
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IDC Predicts Tablet Sales to Pass PCs in 2015

The Mac Observer - ‎1 hour ago‎
IDC sees tablet sales surpassing sales of PCs by 2015, and the company believes that tablets will surpass sales of laptops alone in this calendar year.
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Tech review: Samsung Galaxy S4 [Tulsa World, Okla.]

Businessweek - ‎6 hours ago‎
May 23--Within the S Health app on the Samsung Galaxy S4, there's a feature that can measure the temperature and humidity around you and tell you whether conditions are comfortable.
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Keyshawn Johnson -- Justin Bieber Is 'Playing with Dynamite' - ‎27 minutes ago‎
0528-keyshawn-johnson-justin-bieber Keyshawn Johnson is still furious with Justin Bieber -- claiming the pop star is "playing with dynamite" by endangering Keyshawn's family with his reckless driving.
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Keith Urban announces new album as he waits on word from 'American Idol'

Fox News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Keith Urban is no different than the rest of us: He has no idea what's going on with "American Idol." "I have no official information of anything," the 45-year-old country singer-guitarist said.
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Hulk Hogan -- Hand Burning Accident Was 'Dumbest Thing I've Ever Done' - ‎1 hour ago‎
Forget "Mr. Nanny" ... or "Suburban Commando" ... Hulk Hogan tells us, burning his hand last weekend was by far the dumbest thing he's ever done in his life.
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Kelly Rowland tears up singing about Beyonce

San Jose Mercury News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kelly Rowland became overwhelmed with emotion while singing a song about Beyonce Sunday and had to stop performing. The former Destiny's Child member was performing new hit "Dirty Laundry" at the Fillmore Silver Spring in Washington D.C.
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Christie Has Absolute Confidence in Rutgers Leader

ABC News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he has "absolute confidence" in the president of Rutgers University even as some lawmakers have called for Robert Barchi to step down amid a string of embarrassing revelations for the university's athletic ...
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Raiders must hope DJ Hayden's surgery not related to previous scare

San Jose Mercury News - ‎24 minutes ago‎
ALAMEDA -- D.J. Hayden was the feel-good story of the NFL draft when the Raiders selected him at No. 12 in April. Now they must hope the first chapter of the cornerback's Oakland career -- abdominal surgery after injuring himself last week -- marks only a ...
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NHL Preview: LA Kings take on San Jose Sharks in decisive Game 7 of Western ...

Whittier Daily News - ‎52 minutes ago‎
The Kings played host Tuesday night to their first Game 7 since a 1989 contest against the Edmonton Oilers at the Forum. The Kings won that one over the Oilers 6-3 in a Smythe Division semifinal, one of three victories in seven previous winner-take-all ...
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Soyuz capsule heads to International Space Station

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Soyuz capsule carrying an American, Russian and Italian blasts off for the International Space Station. Associated Press. Correction: Clarification: RELATED.
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Drug-resistant strains of H7N9 bird flu discovered

CBS News
2 hours ago
Written by
Michelle Castillo
Drug-resistant cases of a deadly new strain of bird flu have been identified. In a study published in The Lancet on May 28, researchers detailed three patients with the new avian flu strain that's hit China, known as H7N9, whose sickness could not be treated by ...
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More Colorado kids ate pot after medical use legalized

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Genevra Pittman. NEW YORK | Tue May 28, 2013 4:05pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fourteen kids were treated at one Colorado emergency room for accidentally ingesting marijuana after the drug became legal for medical use there in late 2009 ...
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WHO sounds alarm over Middle Eastern virus

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Calling it a “threat to the entire world,” the head of the World Health Organization sounded the alarm over the Middle Eastern virus that has so far killed 24 people.
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Hand, foot and mouth disease: First vaccine

BBC News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The first vaccine which protects children against hand, foot and mouth disease has been reported by scientists in China. The infection causes a rash and painful blisters, but in some cases results in brain infections which can be fatal.
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