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3rd U.S. Case Raises More Questions About MERS Virus

Federal health officials reported over the weekend that the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, had spread from one person to another for the first time in the U.S.
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Malicious Software Probe Reveals Vast Criminal Network

Authorities have charged developers and users of RAT, a software program that makes spying on an individual's computer easy. Users can capture passwords and spy on people through laptop cameras.
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Despite A History Of Twisters, Moore, Okla., Keeps Growing

One year ago, the third violent tornado in 15 years struck Moore, Okla. But people aren't leaving the town; despite the devastation, more and more new residents are actually moving to Moore.
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How Big A Factor Will Obamacare Be In Midterm Elections?

Voters are choosing congressional nominees in half-a-dozen state primaries on Tuesday. Those states run the gamut in their experience with the Affordable Care Act.
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Oklahoma's Latino Community Prepares For The Next Tornado

A devastating series of tornadoes struck Oklahoma a year ago. Hispanics were among the hardest hit by the storms because of a lack of preparedness and a lack of Spanish-language information.
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Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty To Helping U.S. Tax Evaders

The Swiss bank has agreed to pay $2.5 billion in penalties to U.S. authorities for helping Americans use tax havens to hide from the IRS.
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Task Force Says Asking All Patients About Suicide Won't Cut Risk

Suicide is a major cause of death, and there's no evidence that screening everybody will reduce the toll, a federal panel says. But doctors, family and friends can help, researchers say.
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Fiery British Imam Found Guilty Of Terrorism Charges

Abu Hamza, an Islamic cleric alleged to have started an al-Qaida camp in the U.S., has been convicted on terrorism charges in a New York courtroom.
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Tea Party Stumbles As GOP Establishment Flexes Fundraising Strength

Tea Party candidates did well in GOP primary elections in 2010 and 2012; this year, not so much. Part of this lack of success is because establishment candidates have generally out-raised them.
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AT&T And DirecTV Mega-Merger Spells Changes For Media Landscape

AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV now faces regulatory scrutiny. Meanwhile, a deal merging Comcast and Time Warner Cable is also in the works. Consumer advocates worry about consolidation, but many observers think the deals could hold down costs for the merged companies.

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