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Mexico Raises Minimum Wage by 4.2% The Mexican minimum-wage commission on Friday determined to raise the country's daily minimum wage by 4.2%—in line with current inflation—to about 70 pesos a day, less than $5 at current exchange rates.
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Two Fed Dissenters Air Opposing Views The presidents of the Minneapolis and Philadelphia regional Fed banks both dissented for different reasons at the central bank's policy meeting Wednesday and on Friday elaborated on their dovish and hawkish rationale.
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Nigerian Insurgents Take a Shot at Governing In government-held areas of Nigeria, Boko Haram still creates chaos with near-daily bombings, shootings, and kidnappings. But in the areas the Islamist insurgency controls, it is beginning to establish its own order.
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The Year's Advances in Stem Cell Research It was a year of high-profile advances and one big scandal in the field of stem cell science.
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Around the World, on Two Wheels An inside look at one man's attempt at an increasingly popular pursuit: cycling across the globe.
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FDA Approves AstraZeneca Ovarian Cancer Drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug to treat cases of ovarian cancer linked to specific genetic mutations.
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Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza Israeli airstrikes hit the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Saturday morning, the first such attack after the summer's 50-day conflict, raising tension at the border.
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Tunisia Vote Tests Fragile Democracy Tunisians will vote for their first freely elected president Sunday, a milestone for a nation that has eschewed much of the region's violent political upheaval but also a test of its halting democratic transition.
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Staples: Data Breach Exposes Million Cards Staples said criminals stole personal information from as many as 1.16 million payment cards during the back-to-school shopping season from stores across the country.
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Taking Measure of Growth Charts The Numbers: When it comes to measuring the health of babies and young children, a growing body of research—controversial though it is—says one size fits all. Others say ethnicity and country of origin should be taken into account.
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