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Abercrombie & Fitch plans new strategy for New Generation Teens

US News - Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:31

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Abercrombie & Fitch has been the brand name of preferred alternative of apparel for numerous young style trend setting boys and girls of Ireland. But Ireland has still been left out a little in the curve trying to catch up with the changes that are coming.

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Stable Gasoline Prices Likely for US Memorial Day Weekend

US News - Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:23

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In the United States, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is seen as the conventional onset of the countries summer driving season. With Memorial Day holiday for this year coming up, the average national retail price for regular gasoline holds at $3.67/gal that is same as it was last year during this period, the US Energy Information Administration said.

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GM Crops Banned in Oregon Counties

US News - Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:19

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Residents of Rogue Valley which is southern Oregon's agriculture oriented area have voted in order to ban genetically modified crops from the region. This has laid a step further towards the next stage of a battle which has managed to get extensive attention.

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Twitter blocks access to “blasphemous” content in Pakistan after PTA requests

US News - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 12:20

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With Pakistani officials having requested Twitter to withhold access to "blasphemous" and "unethical" content, dozens of tweets and accounts for users in Pakistan have been blocked by the microblogging site.

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DARPA experimenting with the use of Oculus Rift headset to fight against cyberattacks

US News - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 11:13

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According to recent reports, the first of which was released by Wired, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the US Department of Defense is experimenting with the use of the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset for fighting against cyberattacks.

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LG releases new teaser video to give a peek at its forthcoming G3 flagship handset

US News - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 11:10

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With the new LG flagship smartphone - the LG G3 - scheduled for launch on Tuesday, May 27, the company has recently released a new teaser video which unfolds the first actual peek at the forthcoming handset.

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Ten states might have got recalled beef

US News - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 07:29

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It has been stated by Federal food safety authorities that ground beef that has been recalled by a Detroit business may have been sent to stores in 10 states.

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US approval for Qiagen

US News - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 07:26

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U. S. wellbeing controllers on Friday sanction Qiagen NV's gene-trying pack to recognize those colorectal malignancy patients destined to profit from Amgen Inc's pill, Vectibix, Qiagen said.

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Flavoured E-cigarettes can get kids hooked on nicotine'

US News - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 07:22

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E-cigarettes with sweet flavors are, no doubt focused at school kids and could get them snared on nicotine, it has been guaranteed.

The gadgets are quickly turning into the subject of school bans after the presentation of flavors including strawberry, chocolate, sweet floss and vanilla fudge.

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Google Glass used to stream operation live

US News - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 07:18

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More than 13,000 individuals around the globe have viewed a British patient's disease being removed online and thanks to technology for this.

Shafi Ahmed turned into the first specialist in the UK to live stream an operation over the world and it is thought the engineering could change the preparation of future surgeons.

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Popular mobile app Any.do launches a Web version

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 14:08

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According to a PCMag. com report, popular mobile app Any. do has recently launched a Web version which is presently in beta testing.

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Several Food Products Recalled This Week

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:51

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This week witnessed recall of many food products by different companies owing to possible bacterial contamination.

On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed seven cases and three likely cases of E. coli infection linked with raw clover sprouts. People in Idaho and Washington have been infected and hospitalized.

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Tangible Play startup trying to launch iPad-based learning system ‘Osmo’

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:26

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Palo Alto, California-based startup Tangible Play apparently has efforts underway to launch a new iPad-based learning system called 'Osmo.'

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Nest recalls nearly half a million Protect Smoke+ CO alarms

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:22

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Google-owned Nest Labs has recalled approximately half a million units of its potentially useless Protect Smoke + CO alarms. The smoke detectors have been recalled by the company because of a design defect which can render the devices useless in case of a fire incident.

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Barclays Capital says GM could continue vehicle-recall announcements into mid-summer

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:19

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Barclays Capital said in a research note sent to investors on Thursday that vehicle-recall announcements by General Motors (GM) are likely to continue into mid-summer as the automaker is still evaluating data on vehicles.

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Review for ‘Fed Up’ make people cautious about obesity

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 08:47

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People are saying that before the much talked about movie `Fed Up' no motion picture had ever sent them rushing to their refrigerator to peruse food labels to check the ingredients used.

Stephanie Soechtig's documentary aims at alarming those who consume processed foods on a large scale and end up being obese.

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Minnesota becomes the first state to ban Anti-bacteria soaps containing Triclosan

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 08:40

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In a very first, the state of Minnesota levies a ban on the use of Anti-Bacterial cleansers that hold a doubtful element called Triclosan. Triclosan is utilized within an expected 75 percent of Anti-Bacterial liquid cleansers and body washes sold over the United States.

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Chinese made dog food being recalled due to fears of contamination

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 08:37

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Retailers of dog and cat food in the U. S. are removing Chinese-made pet treats from their racks due to increased fears of contamination in them.

PETCO turned into the first national pet food store to end the offer of Chinese-made treats this week, because of concerns over contamination, but other such pet food retailers are following suit.

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Long Island College Hospital to have limited health care facility due to legal settlement

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 08:34

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A team of advocates and officials chosen for the job are ready to permit limited health care facility for the hospital in place of a full-fledged functional hospital which they were insisting on.

The fight over the destiny of Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn finished Thursday, and the result is not what Mayor de Blasio once requested.

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Popular weed selling game 'Weed Firm' pulled from Apple’s App Store

US News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:34

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On Wednesday, tech giant Apple pulled the plug on Manitoba Games' popular 'Weed Firm' game which pivots around the concept of sale of weed by the players to earn fast cash.

Apple has taken down the 'Weed Firm' game from the App Store in spite of the fact that the game ranked at the top, in terms of downloads, for days before it was nixed on Wednesday.

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