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Ebay to split off PayPal business

The online auction site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company next year.

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Tuchman Is Still the Best on WWI

She never earned a Ph.D. or taught in a university history department. Barbara Tuchman called herself a writer whose subject was history. Whatever she was, there was no one better.

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Wedding Bells for George & Amal

The Floating City sinks under the weight of celebrities and the paparazzi who stalk them as Clooney and Alamuddin prepare to tie the knot.

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Appetite for loans ‘picks up again’

The amount of new borrowing through personal loans has outstripped repayments every month this year, figures from UK banks indicate.

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Barclays hit by record £38m fine

Barclays Bank has been fined a record £38m by UK regulators for failing to keep its clients’ money separate from its own.

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Philips plans to split business

Dutch electronics giant Philips says it is planning to split the company in two, separating its lighting business from its healthcare division.

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GOP Nixes ‘Creative’ Iran Nuke Deal

The administration is preparing to let Iran ‘disconnect’ its nuclear centrifuges rather than actually dismantling them. Republican senators are already saying no way.

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Koch Foundation Proposal to College: Teach Our Curriculum, Get Millions

In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars to Florida State University’s economics department, the offer came with strings attached. First, the curriculum it funded must align with the libertarian, deregulatory economic philosophy of billionaire industrialist Charles Koch. Second, the Charles Koch Foundation would at least partially control which faculty members Florida State University hired.

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Schizophrenia Isn’t One Disease but Many

In perhaps the most important study in schizophrenia’s history, researchers have identified that it is not a single inherited disorder as previously believed, but rather eight separate genetic disorders.

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NATO Chief to Putin: Don’t Test Us

Russia is now threatening NATO allies in the Baltics. If Moscow tries another invasion of commandos and spies, the alliance is prepared to act, NATO’s top general said.

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A Torture Survivor on Ukraine’s “Peace”

After more than three months in a separatist dungeon, a top advisor to Ukraine’s defense ministry explains why no ceasefire will hold.

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Dallas District Attorney Announces Plan for New Unit to Investigate Police Shootings: Will It Go Far Enough?

Community organizers say District Attorney Craig Watkins’ plan for a civil rights unit that will investigate police shootings is a step in the right direction, but warn it doesn’t go far enough in a city where people of color make up the majority of those killed in police shootings. The gaping disparity could provide a basis for a Department of Justice investigation into systematic civil rights violations.

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U.S. says plane from Afghanistan landed in Iran over ‘bureaucratic issue’

‘Contrary to press reports, this plane was not forced down by the Iranian military,’ U.S. State Department official says

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Surprise! GOP Lawmakers Investigating EPA and Climate Advocates Backed by Big Coal

Congressional Republicans are on the offensive against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after launching a probe into alleged “collusion” between the agency and a major environmental group in drafting proposed carbon emission rules for power plants.

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World Cup Watchdogs Go Missing in Qatar

Two Nepalese men researching potential abuses against migrant workers in the Gulf state have disappeared, and fears are growing that the government may be involved.

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U.K. says new Russian sanctions could be lifted if ceasefire holds

The European Union and the United States are preparing a new round of economic sanctions against Russia for its incursion into Ukraine

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Israeli military gears up for UN war-crimes investigation

Army prepares PR campaign to persuade the world that its war against Hamas was justified

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LA Rapper and Childhood Friend of Ezell Ford Demands Apology After Police Wrongly Claim He Is a Gang Member

The Los Angeles Police Department union issued an “officer safety alert” about a video that they said suggests “revenge” in the police shooting death of Ezell Ford, but the rapper who made the video in protest of his friend Ford’s death said police describing him as a gang member has actually endangered him. Contrary to what the Los Angeles police union president said during a network news broadcast, no mention of a gang could be detected in the video.

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UK manufacturing ‘at 14-month low’

The UK’s manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 14 months in August, a survey finds, while a separate study also suggests a slowdown.

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Maine Gov. to Be Rescued by Rival

It didn’t take long for Republican Governor Paul LePage to start alienating his voters in Maine but he may be spared by a split in the liberal votes.

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