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U.S. companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Facebook, Automakers, Ford Motor, iPhone

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Hawk Eye

Man charged with kidnapping in NH teen's case

Police are charging a 34-year-old man with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently afte ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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Related Topix: Burlington, IA

Tay AM

Hamas Leader's House 'Hit By Israeli Missile'

The home of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has been hit by an Israeli missile, according to the Gaza Interior Ministry.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

The Raw Story

It's not just Facebook: OKCupid admits to experimenting with user compatability data

OkCupid, a top U.S. matchmaking website, regularly mismatches users to test its technology, the IAC/InterActive Corp service revealed on Monday, weeks after Facebook Inc admitted to misleading users in a psychological study.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Science, Computer Science, Online Dating

USA Today

Facebook, Google vying for growth as Alibaba IPO looms

Facebook, Google vying for growth as Alibaba IPO looms SAN FRANCISCO Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mUstPF SAN FRANCISCO -- Financial results from the five most valuable U.S. tech companies in the second-calendar quarter point to good market battles that will determine future valuations for Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook ... (more)

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Related Topix: WebMD, Startups, Facebook, Advertising, Internet, Science / Technology

ComputerWorld

Chinese users tire of older social networking sites

Social networking sites in China that are modeled on Facebook are having a hard time holding on to users, with customers like Beijing resident Shi Yunfeng, drifting away to newer services.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

This is Local London

Beyonce shows off holiday snaps

Beyonce has given fans a glimpse of what her holidays are like with some snaps of a beach trip posted to Instagram.

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Cybercast News Service

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.

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Related Topix: Fire, World News, Africa, Libya, Travel, Tripoli, Libya Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel

The Times of India

Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

Accusations of blasphemy are rocketing in Pakistan, from one in 2011 to at least 68 last year, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, Asia, World News,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate and her supporters, with "no need to please the powers-that-be," Palin says in a video mission statement on her channel's home page.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Portsmouth, NH

PMFM 92.9FM

One Direction's Liam Payne Naked On A Boat

One Direction's Liam Payne has sent the internet into a craze after posting a blurred out nude pic to his Instagram account.

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Finextra Research news

Facebook Security for Parents and Teens - community blog from Robert Siciliano

Social authentication. A hacker will have a harder time hacking into your Facebook account if he or she must identify your friends via photos.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Computer Security, Scanners

The Times-Tribune

Police arrest Scranton rape suspect

A rape suspect wanted by Scranton police was apprehended in Dunmore late Saturday night, members of the District Attorney's staff say.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Dunmore, PA, Startups, Facebook

GhanaWeb

Facebook leaked tape guy bailed; girl not dead, apologizes

There is a new development from the infamous Kumasi-duo explicit tape that spread on social media like wildfire last week.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Manchester Journal

Marvel announces 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel

"Guardians of the Galaxy" follows a motley team of otherworldly misfits, including a talking raccoon, led by Pratt's character.

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Related Topix: Galaxy, Portsmouth, NH

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Observer

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 8th District

SOCIAL MEDIA: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kenneth-Darga-for-Congress/686430581396643?fref=ts; https://twitter.com/KennethDarga; https://plus.google.com/u/0/115585666941665827326/posts TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: My top priority is bringing factories back to America.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, University of Illinois Chicago, Albion College, Ingham County, MI

Pasadena Star-News

Cypress man allegedly posed as young surfer to lure underage girls

WESTMINSTER >> Authorities are asking for the public's help tracking down more information about a 45-year-old Cypress man accused of victimizing at least 17 girls as he posed as a young surfer boy on social networking sites, some of whom he met in person and allegedly molested.

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Related Topix: Cypress, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Startups, Facebook

Hillingdon Times

Tributes paid to Mali crash victim

David Morgan, reportedly from Liverpool, was among the 116 people who died when the plane came down in a remote part of northern Mali.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

Lowell Sun

Newport Folk Festival celebrates 55th anniversary

The festival began Friday with a lineup that includes Ryan Adams, Jimmy Cliff and Band of Horses, along with some lesser-known acts including Rhode Island-based Death Vessel.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Pete Seeger, Folk, Myrtle Creek, OR

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