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Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: An alpaca looks out from a car in China. Don't miss our 2014 animal photos of the year: reut.rs/1AvVb26 pic.twitter.com/Hlaa8LX6Vi

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: An alpaca looks out from a car in China. Don't miss our 2014 animal photos of the year: reut.rs/1AvVb26 pic.twitter.com/Hlaa8LX6Vi

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: An alpaca looks out from a car in China. Don't miss our 2014 animal photos of the year: reut.rs/1AvVb26 pic.twitter.com/Hlaa8LX6Vi

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: An alpaca looks out from a car in China. Don't miss our 2014 animal photos of the year: reut.rs/1AvVb26 pic.twitter.com/Hlaa8LX6Vi

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Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 100 women, children in Nigeria

reuters.com — MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people during a Sunday raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumskiri, a security
Dec 18, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 100 women, children in Nigeria reut.rs/13fIdKO

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 women and children and kill 35 people in Nigeria: reut.rs/1wHUYtd

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IKEA says suspends sales of kitchen appliances in Russia

reuters.com — Russians, worried about the collapse in the rouble, have rushed to buy durable goods such as cars and electronics before prices rise and their savings devalue as the rouble tumbles. "IKEA Russia is temporarily stopping sales of kitchen furniture and appliances due to a large number of customer orders.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @KedarPavgi: IKEA furniture is turning into a make-shift store of value in Russia reuters.com/article/2014/1… (h/t @robferdman)

Dec 18, 2014

RT @robferdman: You know a country is totally fucked when its people are buying IKEA furniture as an investment reut.rs/1GvHBj1

Dec 18, 2014

RT @robferdman: You know a country is totally fucked when its people are buying IKEA furniture as an investment reut.rs/1GvHBj1

Dec 18, 2014

You know a country is totally fucked when its people are buying IKEA furniture as an investment reut.rs/1GvHBj1

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Inside North Korea

reuters.com — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stands on the conning tower of a submarine during his inspection of the Korean People's Army Naval Unit 167 in this undated photo released June 16, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

Islamic State fight to take at least three years: U.S. general

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Stringer Smoke raises behind an Islamic State flag after Iraqi security forces and Shiite fighters took control of Saadiya in Diyala province from Islamist State militants, November 24, 2014. Asked at a Pentagon briefing about progress on the ground, Army Lieutenant General James Terry said that the first U.S.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: Fight against Islamic State could take three years for turning point, U.S. general says: reut.rs/1w2Gm2I pic.twitter.com/IeVNPO6S3Y

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A 3-D printer your stomach can appreciate

blogs.reuters.com — Just like grandma used to make? Maybe not. Now you can get your cookie fix from the cloud: A Spanish company has built a 3-D cookie printer that customers can use at home. The "Foodini" offers a way to avoid prepackaged, processed foods, company reps say, by creating elaborate treats that would be difficult to make by hand -- all using fresh ingredients.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: We've officially entered the age of the 3-D cookie printer, in today's Reuters FYI: reut.rs/1zAzNco pic.twitter.com/WCnDvkkb9y

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: We've officially entered the age of the 3-D cookie printer, in today's Reuters FYI: reut.rs/1zAzNco pic.twitter.com/WCnDvkkb9y

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: We've officially entered the age of the 3-D cookie printer, in today's Reuters FYI: reut.rs/1zAzNco pic.twitter.com/WCnDvkkb9y

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Putin says Russia economy will be cured, offers no remedy

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Vasily Maximov/Pool Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he addresses journalists in Moscow, December 6, 2014. Under pressure to show he has a plan to pull Russia out of crisis at his end-of-year news conference, Putin supported the actions of the central bank and government in a crisis he blamed on external factors but said further measures would be required.
Dec 18, 2014

Putin says Russia economy will be cured but offers no remedy reut.rs/13BJGvM via @reuters

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: Putin assures Russians the economy will rebound, but offers no remedy for financial crisis: reut.rs/1AuqR85 pic.twitter.com/NmdTXwXPnv

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Cubans, and cigar-lovers, cheer prisoner swap

reuters.com — Reuters Chief Cuba Correspondent Daniel Trotta reports that crowds of Cubans have taken to the streets of Havana to celebrate the return of three men jailed in the U.S., which cigar and run aficionados can look forward to soon enjoying Cuban liquor and tobacco.
Dec 18, 2014

VIDEO with me on Reuters TV, looking at Cubans' reaction to history: tinyurl.com/py9jth2 #cuba #tweetsfromcuba

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U.S. considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Fred Prouser/Files An entrance gate to Sony Pictures Entertainment at the Sony Pictures lot is pictured in Culver City, California in this April 14, 2013 file photo. U.S. experts say options for the Obama administration could include cyber retaliation and financial sanctions but the effect of any response could be limited given North Korea's isolation.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: The U.S. is considering a "proportional" response to the Sony hacking attack: reut.rs/1x3oJXu pic.twitter.com/JVNfTB0VbF

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: The U.S. is considering a "proportional" response to the Sony hacking attack: reut.rs/1x3oJXu pic.twitter.com/JVNfTB0VbF

Dec 18, 2014

U.S. considers 'proportionate' response to Sony hacking attack after "The Interview" pulled reut.rs/13DBGu9 #sony #theinterview

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Reuters: U.S. weighs response to Sony hacking attack blamed on North Korea reut.rs/1sDUZJy

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EXclusive: Paulson & Co takes stake in Salix as company reels from inventory issues - sources

reuters.com — The size of Paulson's stake was not immediately clear, the people said. Separately, some top shareholders said they are pushing for the Raleigh, North Carolina-based Salix to consider a sale. It is not clear if Paulson is part of that group.
Dec 18, 2014

Paulson & Co takes stake in $SLXP as company reels from inventory issues @NadiaSpeaks @jtoonkel reut.rs/1uXqEWr

Dec 18, 2014

RT @NadiaSpeaks: Paulson & Co takes stake in $SLXP as company reels from inventory issues - sources reut.rs/1uXqEWr via @reuters w/ …

Dec 18, 2014

Paulson & Co takes stake in $SLXP as company reels from inventory issues - sources reut.rs/1uXqEWr via @reuters w/ @ozoran @jtoonkel

Iraqi Kurds liberate besieged Sinjar mountain, freeing hundreds

reuters.com — "The peshmerga have managed to reach the mountain. A vast area has been liberated," Barzani said, adding that 100 Islamic State fighters had been killed. "Now a corridor is open and hopefully the rest of the (Sinjar) region will be freed from Islamic State."

Most Wall Street firms still project June 2015 rate hike: Reuters poll

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Eric Thayer A street sign is seen in front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in New York, February 10, 2009. Thirteen of 19 primary dealers, or the banks that deal directly with the Fed, said they expect the first rate hike by June, including one forecasting a hike as early as April.

Accused Boston bomber says satisfied with defense lawyers

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Andrew Kelly 1 of 3. Ailina Tsarnaev (L), sister of the accused Boston Marathon Bombing brothers, Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, appears in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York December 17, 2014. Tsarnaev, 21, last appeared at U.S.
Dec 18, 2014

In first court appearance in more than a year, accused Boston bomber says satisfied with defense lawyers: reut.rs/13Cc2pJ #tsarnaev

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White House says U.S. weighing proportionate response to Sony hack

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Kevork Djansezian/Files A security guard stands at the entrance of United Artists theater during the premiere of the film ''The Interview'' in Los Angeles, California in this December 11, 2014 file photo. Obama's top national security officials have met daily about the attack, which was done by a "sophisticated actor," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @ReutersTech: White House says U.S. weighing proportionate response to Sony hack reut.rs/1sE4loF

Dec 18, 2014

White House says U.S. weighing proportionate response to Sony hack, which is a serious national security matter reut.rs/13DPOnh

U.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mark Makela/Files Shoppers browse at Neiman Marcus at The Plaza, King of Prussia Mall, United State's largest retail shopping space, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania in this file photo taken December 6, 2014.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @ReutersBiz: U.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts reut.rs/1sEsKdI

Dec 18, 2014

U.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts reut.rs/1uXCMXr via @reuters

Dec 18, 2014

Last minute shopping pays off: RT @Reuters: U.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts reut.rs/1sErbMS

GE to launch breakdancing documentary for streaming devices

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Vincent Kessler The logo of U.S. conglomerate General Electric is pictured at the company's site in Belfort, April 27, 2014. "Shake the Dust" is a documentary about breakdancing and how the movement has united people across the world.

New York Mayor de Blasio named PETA's Person of the Year

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio attends a news conference at City Hall in New York, December 9, 2014. De Blasio, a liberal who took office less than a year ago, campaigned on the promise to push for a ban on horse-drawn buggy rides in Central Park, a cause that has won him the support of PETA and other animal-rights groups.
Dec 18, 2014

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Dec 18, 2014

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U.N. members want North Korea in international court for rights abuses

reuters.com — There were 116 votes in favor of the resolution, with 20 against and 53 abstentions. The resolution, which was drafted by the European Union and Japan, was approved last month by the 193-member assembly's Third Committee, which deals with human rights. The vote followed a U.N.
Dec 18, 2014

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Dec 18, 2014

U.N. members urge Security Council to consider referring #NorthKorea to international court for rights abuses reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Dec 18, 2014

U.N. members want North Korea in international court for rights abuses reut.rs/13gUgYh

Pimco sees global growth ramping up in 2015 - and Bernanke agrees

reuters.com — In its year-end Cyclical Forum outlook report, Pimco, which oversees $1.87 trillion in assets under management, said former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke backed Pimco's view that the outlook for the U.S. economy is incrementally positive, "reflecting improving household finances and confidence as well as increasing evidence that the economic recovery is becoming self-sustaining and broad-based.'
Dec 18, 2014

RT @jennablan: The new @Pimco boss likes the old Pimco boss' TIPS investment trade reut.rs/13DeVXp via @reuters

Dec 18, 2014

Pimco sees global growth ramping up in 2015 - and Bernanke agrees reut.rs/1wmmJrp

Dec 18, 2014

RT @jennablan: The new @Pimco boss likes the old Pimco boss' TIPS investment trade reut.rs/13DeVXp via @reuters

Dec 18, 2014

RT @jennablan: The new @Pimco boss likes the old Pimco boss' TIPS investment trade reut.rs/13DeVXp via @reuters

Dec 18, 2014

The new @Pimco boss likes the old Pimco boss' TIPS investment trade reut.rs/13DeVXp via @reuters

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