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Woman trapped in chimney dated homeowner after meeting online, he says

A woman who was arrested after being trapped inside a chimney had met the Thousand Oaks homeowner online and dated him before he recently broke off the relationship, according to the homeowner.<p>The man told KTLA-TV that he met 30-year-old Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa online and had gone on six dates with …

The TTIP deal hands British sovereignty to multinationals

“It’s a serious threat to British democracy from Brussels.” “Faceless EU bureaucrats threaten to impose laws without the consent of the British people.” Both these statements could succinctly, and accurately, describe the proposed transatlantic trade and investment partnership – TTIP – between the …

Drop in U.S. jobless claims points to labor market strength

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession, a sign of growing steam in the U.S. labor market.<p>A job-seeker completes an application at a career fair held by civil rights …

Soda wars! Pepsi beats Coke on Wall Street

Pepsi is winning the soda -- or pop for you Midwesterners -- war on Wall Street.<p>Shares of Pepsi (PEP) hit an all-time high Thursday after the soft drink and beverage giant reported third-quarter earnings that blew away forecasts thanks to strong demand in emerging markets. The company also boosted …

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street plunge

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks sank Friday after Wall Street suffered its worst day of the year and weak German trade data fueled worry Europe is …

White House grapples with limits of air campaign in Iraq and Syria

As warplanes from the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates pounded<p>Islamic Statefighters near the Syrian city of Kobani for a third day, the U.S.-led military campaign began running up against the limits of what air power can accomplish.<p>"Airstrikes alone are not going to save the town of Kobani," Rear …

Scott Brown Wants To Secure The Border Because Of Ebola

New Hampshire Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown wants the Obama administration to beef up security on the U.S.-Mexico border because of -- among many things, including his lagging poll numbers -- Ebola.<p>"One of the reasons why I've been so adamant about closing our border because if people are …

President Obama Is Reaching Out to Millennials About the Economy Using...Emoji

Hey millennials, President Obama wants you to know that he gets you. And to make that message clear, the White House began using emoji in a social …