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U.S. and Arab allies hit ISIS in the wallet

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:00pm
U.S.-led airstrikes targeted an ISIS HQ and oil bases in Syria killing at least 14 militants and five civilians, a monitoring group says.
Categories: International News

#FreeSimmons: Twitter reacts to Bill Simmons suspension

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:58pm
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'Sugar babies' date for cash

CNN - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Serena Cervantes has been struggling to earn her bachelor's degree for seven years.
Categories: National News

'Bash' bug could let hackers attack through a light bulb

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:54pm
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American Ebola patient released from Nebraska hospital

CNN - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:54pm
Dr. Rick Sacra, who entered The Nebraska Medical Center three weeks ago with Ebola, was released Thursday.
Categories: National News

Honduran First Lady on immigration

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:50pm
The First Lady of Honduras discusses what can be done about the thousands of women and children leaving Central America for the United States.
Categories: International News

Ukraine's president: Reforms make EU membership possible in 2020

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:49pm
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko outlined a program of social and economic reforms Thursday that he said are aimed at preparing his country to apply for EU membership in 2020.
Categories: International News

Nigeria: Troops killed man acting as Boko Haram leader

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:48pm
Nigerian forces battling the Islamist terror group Boko Haram have killed a man suspected of acting as the group's leader, Nigeria's Defense Ministry said.
Categories: International News

UK arrests 9 men on terror charges

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:40pm
Nine men have been arrested in the United Kingdom on suspicion of terror offenses, London's Metropolitan Police said Thursday.
Categories: International News

What is ISIS' global reach?

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:39pm
But the recent expansion of U.S. airstrikes against ISIS into Syria, as well as a call by a leader of the extremist group for attacks against Western citizens, has raised questions about how far the militants' global reach extends.
Categories: International News

Federer like you've NEVER seen before

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:38pm
Tennis star Roger Federer asked his 2.2m Twitter followers to send him on holiday to India... with hilarious results.
Categories: International News

Just 2 doctors for 85,000 people

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:29pm
In Bomi County, Liberia, there are two doctors. Not two doctors for Ebola patients but two doctors -- period.
Categories: Health

American Ebola patient released

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:28pm
Dr. Rick Sacra is the third American Ebola patient to fully recover from the deadly virus.
Categories: Health

Oil prices plunging despite ISIS

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:57am
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Attorney General Eric Holder will announce resignation

CNN - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:49am
Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Thursday that he will resign after six years at the Justice Department helm. The attorney general has agreed to remain in his post until the confirmation of his successor, a Justice Department official has confirmed to CNN.
Categories: National News

Majority of Moms and Moms-to-Be Believe in Public Breastfeeding

Lifestyles - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:30am
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(NewsUSA) - Attitudes and opinions can vary greatly when it comes to public breastfeeding. Yet, when it comes to the opinion that matters most -- the mother's -- a recent survey suggests that "breast is best."

Highlighting breastfeeding attitudes and behaviors of moms and expecting moms around the U.S., the 2014 Lansinoh Global Breastfeeding Survey found that more than half of women surveyed say that breastfeeding in public is perfectly natural (57 percent).

Other key findings included:

* Ninety-three percent of moms believe that "breast is best" when it comes to feeding babies. That number increases to 98 percent for moms who are pregnant with their first baby.

* "Mommy Guilt" is real. In fact, 64 percent of moms say they would feel guilty if they did not breastfeed.

* The majority of moms (86 percent) who choose to breastfeed do so because of the health benefits for baby. Forming a close bond with baby (5 percent) and to save money by not buying formula (5 percent) were distant second-place reasons.

"These data show that moms today have the best interest of their baby's health in mind when forming their breastfeeding goals and opinions," said Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC and Vice President of Healthcare & Media Relations, Lansinoh Laboratories. "Yet, ultimately, there are many other factors moms navigate when making their decision."

One such factor is whether to use breast pumps. According to the survey, more than three-fourths of moms have used -- or plan to use -- breast pumps. That number is highest with expecting moms, with 82 percent saying they plan to use pumps, and the remaining 18 percent unsure whether they will or not.

It's important to note that the survey was very careful in choosing its participants.

"We wanted to talk to moms who are currently breastfeeding, as well as those who recently stopped, because understanding how they feel is the best way to support today's breastfeeding moms, whether it's through new breastfeeding products or with workplace policies and government support," said Ciagne.

To read the full survey, visit www.lansinoh.com/globalsurvey.

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6 things you need to know about STEM

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:10am
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Farming in the city

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:52am
This urban farm supplies fresh produce to food deserts, but also offers other benefits to individuals and the community.
Categories: Health

Ebola, 2 doctors, 85,000 people

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:51am
Meet Dr. Gobee Logan, the county health director for Bomi County in Liberia.
Categories: International News

6 things to love - and hate - about the iPhone 6

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:36am
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