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A Guide To Britain's 'Brexit' Vote

British voters on June 23 will cast what some have called the most important vote of their lives — on whether the U.K. should remain in the European Union. Here's a guide to the main issues at stake.
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Landowners And Federal Officials Dispute Red River's Boundaries

The federal government is changing the border between Texas and Oklahoma. What's going on? That's what landowners along the Red River want to know.
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'Curious George' Learns How American-Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

Curious George has celebrated Christmas, welcomed Easter and marked the eight days of Hanukkah. And now, the iconic little monkey is curious about another world faith: Islam.
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Accused Energy Executive's Fatal Car Crash Was Likely An Accident, Police Say

The police findings stand in stark contrast to the thinking of many observers, who had speculated Aubrey McClendon, 56, had ended his own life rather than face the federal charge against him.
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Washington, D.C., Is Latest To Raise Minimum Wage

Lawmakers unanimously approve a measure hiking the hourly minimum wage to $15, pending ratification. The District joins a growing number of cities and states raising pay for some lower-wage workers.
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This Is How Much Celebrities Get Paid To Endorse Soda And Unhealthy Food

Beyonce got $50 million to push Pepsi. Justin Timberlake: $6 million in a deal with McDonald's. A study describes the lucrative deals celebs popular with teens and young adults inked to sell food.
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U.S. Lawmakers Scrutinize China's Bid To Buy Agrichemical Giant Syngenta

Although Syngenta is a Swiss company, it does more than a quarter of its business in the U.S. So the U.S. government is reviewing whether the sale will be a threat to national security.
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U.S. Workers Are Skeptical, But China Says It Will Restrain Steel Output

At the end of a two-day meeting, U.S. and Chinese officials agreed to work on reducing the world's steel glut. But U.S. companies and workers said they were skeptical that China will really act.
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In U.S.-China Talks, The Metaphors Flow Freely

Ancient Chinese poetry and quick metaphors are the go-to rhetorical aids in the latest meet-up between American and Chinese counterparts.
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New Mexico Ended Civil Asset Forfeiture. Why Then Is It Still Happening?

New Mexico passed a sweeping overhaul of civil asset forfeiture. Legislators say some cities' budgets are so dependent on seized assets that they disregarding the law.

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