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Day: May 22, 2013

MLB: Atlanta 8, Minnesota 3

ATLANTA, May 22 (UPI) — Evan Gattis hit a grand slam home run to close a five-run fourth inning for Atlanta Wednesday in the Braves’ 8-3 interleague win over Minnesota. It was

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Gunmen kill 12 in Baghdad brothel

BAGHDAD, May 22 (UPI) — At least 12 people were killed Wednesday when gunmen opened fire inside a brothel in Baghdad, officials said. The victims included five men and seven women who

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Markets stumble on Bernanke’s remarks

NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) — U.S. stock indexes turned down Wednesday following comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. In a prepared statement to the Joint House and Senate Economic Committee,

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U.S. groundwater running dry

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) — The depletion of groundwater from one of the largest aquifers in the United States since 2001 was faster than during the entire 20th century, the USGS finds.

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Army orders more NVGs

ROANOKE, Va., May 21 (UPI) — ITT Exelis has received a $48 million follow-on order from the U.S. Army for enhanced night vision goggles. The order, which is expected to be completed

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Is the driving boom over?

WASHINGTON – A study by U.S. Pirg, the non-profit federation of state groups, finds total miles driven by Americans peaked in 2007 and will decline as baby boomers retire and millennials —

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