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You Love The Cloud, But It May Not Be As Secure As You Think

People are storing more and more stuff online: photos, music, documents — even books. But if you're storing your digital belongings in the cloud, you should know you're giving up some rights.
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Company Hopes To Strike It Rich By Mining Pacific Seafloor

Nautilus Minerals has signed a contract with the government of Papua New Guinea to extract cooper, gold and silver from a depth of 5,000 feet.
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Space X To Protest No-Bid National Security Contracts

The space startup says its rockets are capable of carrying satellites for the Air Force and it can do so cheaper than Boeing and Lockheed.
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Gasoline Prices Rise As U.S. Refineries Send More Fuel Overseas

Prices are higher in large part because Gulf Coast refineries are exporting more gasoline to Latin America, analysts say. The average is about 18 cents a gallon more than it was a year ago.
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Russia's Credit Rating Cut To Just Above 'Junk'

The crisis in Ukraine and Russia's struggling economy have led many investors to pull their money out of Russia. So Standard & Poor's moved Friday to downgrade the nation's rating.
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'Ladies Home Journal' To End Monthly Publication

The women's magazine published its first issue in 1883. The Journal will live on with quarterly and special-interest publications. It will only be sold at newsstands, no subscriptions.
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U.S., Japan Make Progress Toward Trade Deal

After two days of negotiations, U.S. and Japanese officials say they're closer to an agreement to bring Japan into the Trans-Pacific Partnership — a proposed trade deal with 12 Pacific rim nations.
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Northwestern Players To Vote On Historic Union Question

Football players at Northwestern University are scheduled to vote Friday on whether to unionize. The outcome of the vote won't be revealed until an appeal by the university is heard.
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Why Are Thousands Of Bees Dying In California?

Beekeepers in California have been urged to pull their hives from almond groves following huge die-offs — likely from pesticides and fungicides from the groves and neighboring fields.
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Tech Giants Settle Class-Action Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a lawsuit rather than go to trial on allegations they conspired to stop high-tech workers from leaving one company for another to get a better job.

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