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Bestselling books the week of 9/4/14, according to IndieBound* Created by theAmerican Booksellers Association, the IndieBound bestseller list uses data from hundreds of independent bookstores across the country to determine which books are flying fastest off the shelves on any given week. This week, some of the
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Hong Kong's pearl of great price Long known for its freedoms, Hong Kong faces a plan by China to restrict democracy by limiting candidates in the territory's elections. At the same time, China plans more freedom for its consumers and investors. The Communist Party sits on a contradiction
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Will new GOP attack ad doom Sen. Mary Landrieu? The new ad, released by Super PAC American Crossroads, attacks Senator Landrieu, a Democrat, as loyal to Washington, D.C., not Louisiana. So far it can be seen only on the web.
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Why attempted coup in Lesotho presents regional dilemma Just two years ago Lesotho was referred to as a democratic success story in Africa. But its attempted coup presents a test for the Southern African Development Community, committed to peace in the region.
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PG&E gets $1.4 billion fine for gas pipeline explosion PG&E should pay a $1.4 billion penalty for a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion, according to a ruling from California regulatory judges Tuesday. PG&E, the state's largest utility, said in a statement it fully accepts that a penalty is appropriate
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Bardarbunga volcano: Is a major eruption on the way? Iceland's meteorological agency has said that seismic activity around the Bardarbunga volcano seems to have subsided. But lava continues to produce a large plume of steam and gas.
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Arctic drilling: Will oil lure Shell back to icy waters? Oil supermajor Shell is considering a return to Arctic drilling, after a series of setbacks nearly ended the company's plans in the Arctic for good.But before Shell can move its rigs into the Arctic, several obstacles remain.
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When is a teacher more than a teacher? More often than not. As kids transfer from the summer vacation setting to the classroom, one father and school administrator reminds parents to be mindful when considering the roles a teacher and a child's school will fill during the school year.
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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay suspended for 6 games, fined $500,000 for DUI Commissioner Roger Goodell saidIrsaywas barred from team facilities, practices and games and cannot represent the Colts and NFL meetings or events. The fine was the maximum allowed under league rules.
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Home Depot looking into possible massive credit-card theft Many retailers have had security walls broken in recent months, including Target, grocery store chain Supervalu, P.F. Chang's and the thrift store operations of Goodwill.
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