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World Economy: 11 Places Worse Off Than The U.S.

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When times are tough, one thing that tends to raise the spirits is knowing that somebody else has it worse. And as wretched as the U.S. economy seems, it’s not as bad as in other regions.

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Gilbert and George’s Freak show

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‘Climactic, claustrophobic, frightening’ … The eccentric duo’s Jack Freak Pictures exhibition lights up the White Cube gallery in London

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YouTube’s best viral mashups

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Questionable parenting behavior, chronic diseases and even satirizing a genocidal madman are all fair game for infinite remixes and mashups on YouTube

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New GM will make money, repay loans, CEO says

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The “good” assets of General Motors emerged from a lightning-quick bankruptcy Friday with promises to be faster and more in tune …

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Man Gored to Death During Pamplona Bull Run

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A charging bull gored a young man to death Friday at Pamplona’s San Fermin festival, the first such fatality in nearly 15 years. Nine others were injured in a particularly dangerous and chaotic chapter of the running of the bulls.

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An apology to the Guardian for Berlusconi

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I’m sorry for our prime minister’s predictable reaction to a story about G8 summit preparations, please keep the spotlight on ItalyAs a member of the Italian parliament and former magistrate who ensured that many corrupt politicians and businessmen were

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Obama hints he’ll attend World Cup in South Africa

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President Barack Obama is hinting he’ll attend next year’s World Cup soccer championship in South Africa. After a photograph with South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday, a reporter asked Obama if he’ll attend the matches. “That’s my goal,” Obama…

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10 Things for Linux Desktop Evangelists to Ponder

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This is the year of the Linux Desktop! Oh, um, so was `expr ${THISYEAR} – 1`. No, wait. It was `expr ${THISYEAR} – 2`. Just kidding. Next year is the year of the Linux Desktop! Of course, many continue to dream and hope, cajole, and demand that one of

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Toys R Us subsidiary completes note offering

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Toys R Us Inc. said Friday that one of its subsidiaries has completed an offering of $950 million in senior unsecured notes due 2017. The privately held toy retailer said that Toys R Us Property Co. I LLC used the offering’s approximately $925 million

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8 ways the food industry hijacks your brain

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Overeating doesn’t only affect people who are overweight. Former FDA chief Dr. David Kessler reveals how the food industry and its scientists really operate.

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