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After 60 years, C-130 Still A ‘Magnificent Machine’ After 60 years, C-130 Still A ‘Magnificent Machine’

The following is an excerpt from Jonathan Serrie | August 19, 2014 | Foxnews.com | ATLANTA – Tim Nguyen regards the C-130 “Hercules” as a “good friend.” The 60-year-old military aircraft has been the focus of his professional career, and quite possibly saved his life. During the 1975 Fall of Saigon, Nguyen ... Read More

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Meet North America’s Oldest Hippo on His 58th Birthday Meet North America’s Oldest Hippo on His 58th Birthday

The following is an excerpt from Clayton Sandell | August 19, 2014 | abcnews.go.com | Bertie has been around longer than any of his fellow tenants. He moved in on December 16, 1958, back when “The Donna Reed Show” was on TV and Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House. He’s fathered ... Read More

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Strong Spring Sales Help Home Depot Beat Estimates Strong Spring Sales Help Home Depot Beat Estimates

The following is an excerpt from reuters.com | August 19, 2014 | (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc (HD.N), the world's largest home improvement chain, reported a better-than-expected 5.8 percent rise in same-store sales as customers spent more on home repairs after a severe North American winter. Shares of the company, which also raised ... Read More

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Group Sues Obama Over Access to Information Group Sues Obama Over Access to Information

The following is an excerpt from Brianna Ehley | August 19, 2014 | Thefiscaltimes.com | What was supposed to be the “most transparent presidency in history” is facing intense scrutiny for blocking reporter requests for information. Cause of Action, a legal organization in DC, is suing President Obama for alleged Freedom of ... Read More

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JANINE ELIAS JANINE ELIAS

Author and coach Janine Elias talks with Opportunist’s Managing Editor Leslie Stone about her book Kill Robin Hood and how she is helping people transform their lives as they connect with the true meaning of wealth. Janine Elias is a relationship expert who has been teaching, motivating, coaching and guiding businesses ... Read More

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Facebook, Amazon, Zulily Top RBC Picks for the Rebound Facebook, Amazon, Zulily Top RBC Picks for the Rebound

The following is an excerpt from Tiernan Ray | August 15, 2014 | Barrons.com | RBC Capital Markets‘s Mark Mahaney today notes Internet stocks have stopped crashing, and advises investors to jump back into shares of a few of his select names: Facebook (FB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Priceline (PCLN) among large-caps, Zulily ... Read More

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Hillary Clinton Featured in Democratic Ad Hillary Clinton Featured in Democratic Ad

The following is an excerpt from Alex Seitz-Wald | August 18, 2014 | msnbc.com | Hillary Clinton may be months away from making a decision about a 2016 presidential bid, but she’s already playing a central role in a Virginia congressional race. There, Democrats are hoping to stop a “professional Clinton hater” ... Read More

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Lake Erie Algae Bloom Crisis Is Putting Pressure On Ohio, Farm States To Tackle Agricultural Pollution Problems Lake Erie Algae Bloom Crisis Is Putting Pressure On Ohio, Farm States To Tackle Agricultural Pollution Problems

The following is an excerpt from Maria Gallucci | August 16, 2014 | ibtimes.com | On the shores of Lake Erie, the immediate sense of crisis has passed. Following the toxic algae that bloomed in the lake earlier this month, forcing residents of Toledo, Ohio to rely on bottled water for ... Read More

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America’s Apache Makes Biggest Australian Oil Find in Decades America’s Apache Makes Biggest Australian Oil Find in Decades

The following is an excerpt from rt.com | August 18, 2014 | US energy company Apache has discovered an offshore oil field in Australia with potential reserves of up to 300 million barrels of crude. Originally the Phoenix South-1 well located off the north-west coast was targeting gas rather than oil, but now ... Read More

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Mystery Over Massive Alexander-era Tomb Unearthed in Greece Mystery Over Massive Alexander-era Tomb Unearthed in Greece

The following is an excerpt from afp.com | August 12, 2014 | Archaeologists have unearthed a funeral mound dating from the time of Alexander the Great and believed to be the largest ever discovered in Greece, but are stumped about who was buried in it. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Tuesday described the ... Read More

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