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Conagra’s conundrum: how to get a nation of foodies excited about Hunt’s Ketchup

In the 10 months since taking the helm at Conagra Foods Inc., Sean Connolly has sold a private-label unit for $2.7 billion, announced plans to spin of ...

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‘Cessation of hostilities’ in Syria lets Russia keep bombing

MUNICH (Reuters) - Major powers agreed on Friday to a #x201c;cessation of hostilities#x201d; in Syria to begin in a week, doing nothing in the meantim ...

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Two teens shot at high school in Phoenix suburb, police say

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Two 15-year-old girls died on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Glendale, Arizona, a police spokeswoman said.The two girls ea ...

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Clinton says in debate Sanders' healthcare promises 'cannot be kept'

MILWAUKEE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused rival Bernie Sanders in a debate on Thursday of misleading Americans about the c ...

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FBI tightens grip on final occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Federal agents on Wednesday closed in on the last four anti-government militants still holed up at a national wildlife refu ...

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Dozens killed in prison riot in northeast Mexico: media reports

MONTERREY - Dozens of people were killed in a riot and blaze at an overcrowded prison in the northeastern Mexican city of Monterrey early on Thursday, ...

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Last occupiers surrender at Oregon wildlife refuge

BURNS, Ore. - The four holdouts in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered on Thursday, with the last protester repea ...

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Justice Dept. sues Ferguson, Missouri, to force police reforms

FERGUSON, Mo. - The U.S. Justice Department sued Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday to force the city to change its police department and court system a ...

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Einstein’s gravitational waves detected in scientific milestone

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Scientists said on Thursday they have for the first time detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by ph ...

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Bill puts brakes on federal leaves

WASHINGTON - The days of federal employees being paid by the public to chill out at home for months or even years at a time would be limited under a b ...

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Judge clears Kentucky clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The federal judge who threw Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis in jail last year for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex co ...

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Twitter’s CEO making big product changes, but users not wowed as new adopter numbers stagnate

SAN FRANCISCO - Since returning to Twitter Inc in July, Chief Executive, Jack Dorsey has made a handful of dramatic changes to the micro-blogging serv ...

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Syrian, Russian forces carrying out ethnic cleansing around Aleppo: Turkish PM

THE HAGUE - Syrian government forces backed by Russia are carrying out a deliberate policy of ethnic cleansing around the northern Syrian city of Alep ...

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FBI moving in on last four occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge -report

Feb 10 (Reuters) - The FBI on Wednesday evening moved in on the last four occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, the Oregonian n ...

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U.S. Justice Dept. sues Ferguson, Missouri, over police reforms

The U.S. Justice Department filed a civil rights lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday to enforce a police and court reform plan after the ...

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