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Terrorism Fears Complicate Money Transfers For Somali-Americans

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:58pm

Regulations intended to block money from getting to terrorist groups has led the last bank that handles most money transfers from the United States to Somalia to pull out of the business.

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Supreme Court Looks At Abercrombie & Fitch's Hijab Discrimination Case

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:21pm

A lawsuit involving a Muslim job seeker and the preppy mall retailer could have big implications for religious discrimination laws.

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The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:08pm

The ultimate smart-home vision is a home that basically runs itself, from coffee makers to washing machines. But we're not there yet: The real world is a hard place for little computers to operate in.

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The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:08pm

The ultimate smart-home vision is a home that basically runs itself, from coffee makers to washing machines. But we're not there yet: The real world is a hard place for little computers to operate in.

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Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing Fish

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:32am

At issue was whether the discarding after a raid of undersized red grouper violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The justices said the law, passed in the wake of the Enron scandal, didn't apply to fish.

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Workers Sue Daimler Trucks In Oregon, Alleging Racial Discrimination

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:10am

The African-American plaintiffs say they were threatened with violence and harassed by white co-workers at a Daimler Trucks plant in Portland.

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Inglewood Approves Plan For NFL Stadium, In Deal Involving Rams Owner

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:57am

The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," KPCC reports.

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Saudi Women Still Can't Drive; But They Are Making It To Work

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

Despite many obstacles, more Saudi Arabian women are joining the country's workforce. NPR's Deborah Amos profiles a successful online advertising agency that's run entirely by women.

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Fox Defends Bill O'Reilly's Account Of Falklands Conflict

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

Fox News star Bill O'Reilly's is accused of embellishing his war reporting experience during the Falklands conflict. And in typical O'Reilly fashion, he's not taking the accusations lying down.

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Lenovo Sued Over Superfish Adware

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

Renee Montagne talks to Jordan Robertson of Bloomberg News about computer maker Lenovo, which allowed controversial spyware to be embedded onto the operating systems of laptops sold in the U.S.

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D.C. Bible Museum Will Be Immersive Experience, Organizers Say

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:53am

Just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, construction is underway for the Museum of the Bible, which will hold about 40,000 biblical artifacts from the family of Hobby Lobby president Steve Green.

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Recruiting Better Talent With Brain Games And Big Data

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:50am

Some companies are using surveys or brain games to assess what kind of workers candidates are. Employers say the tests can help reduce turnover and surface talent recruiters might otherwise overlook.

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Even Pickaxes Couldn't Stop The Nation's First Oil Pipeline

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 7:20pm

The debate over Keystone XL is nothing compared to the battle over the nation's first commercial oil pipeline. It transformed how energy was transported forever — but not without sabotage and threats.

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Amid Declining Ratings, Cable Networks Speed Up Reruns To Make Room For Ads

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:16pm

If you've been noticing that cable reruns of your favorite sitcom sound a little strange, you might be on to something. We'll look at the trend of compressing shows to make room for, of course, more commercials.

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Will Vaping Reignite The Battle Over Smoking On Airplanes?

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 2:37pm

It's been 25 years since people could light up with impunity on domestic airline flights. But that doesn't mean they're not still trying. And e-cigarettes are reviving conflict over clean air aloft.

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Trouble Ahead? Searching For Google's Future

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:27pm

The ambitious Silicon Valley giant is looking to stay dominant in our technological future. But can it adapt quickly to a changing marketplace?

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Obama To Veto Keystone XL Pipeline Today 'Without Drama Or Fanfare Or Delay'

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:58pm

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the GOP-controlled Congress had sent the bill to the White House this morning. Republicans do not appear to have enough votes to override the threatened veto.

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Eurozone Approves Greek Overhaul Plan

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:47am

The Greek plan would keep Athens' budget under control while spending more on social programs. European ministers agreed to extend financial assistance by four months, but the IMF was more skeptical.

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Supreme Court To Hear Abercrombie's Religious Headscarf Case

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:09am

On one side of the case is the retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, and on the other, a 17-year-old job applicant who was highly rated for hiring but then discarded because she wore a Muslim headscarf.

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Pacific Northwest Businesses Hurt By West Coast Ports Disruption

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:09am

Work has resumed at West Coast ports after nearly nine months of slow downs and work stoppages. Despite last week's tentative labor agreement, it could take months to get things back to normal.

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