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World Update

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World Update provides the latest breaking stories, features and business news from around the world. Presented each weekday by Dan Damon, World Update has the freshest angles, the clearest insights and the best yarns. We strive to bring the most informative and interesting program possible.


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HBO And 'Game Of Thrones' Haul In The Most Emmy Nominations

HBO got 99 nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards, the most of any network. HBO's Game of Thrones got 19 nominations, one ahead of FX's miniseries Fargo.
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From McDonald's To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.
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A Snapshot Of Indonesia: The Country Behind The Election

In the wake of the highly-contested presidential election in Indonesia, we look at the country's health and development profile.
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Hackers In China Reportedly Targeted U.S. Federal Workers

According to a report in The New York Times, hackers accessed U.S. government databases in March and apparently targeted files on employees who have applied for top-secret security clearances.