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Fed's Fischer sees inflation rebound, allowing gradual rate hikes

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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - U.S. inflation will likely rebound as pressure from the dollar fades, allowing the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates gradually, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Saturday in a speech careful not to overreact to a possible Chinese slowdown.  




Raising inflation target won't help much now: researchers

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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve could have cut short the Great Recession by a year if it had set a 4 percent inflation target in 1984, but raising the target now would probably do little to help the economy, researchers said on Saturday....(more) 



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Caffeine may chip a couple strokes off golf score

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Professional golfers may walk up to five miles over four hours for a round of golf, which is physical activity, though not intense exercise, said senior author Dr. Kaelin C. Young of the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, also on the Auburn campus. A golf...(more) 



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Turkey carries out first air strikes as part of anti-Isis US coalition

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Attacks on targets in northern Syria follow agreement on the ‘procedures and technical details’ of cooperation between the two nationsTurkish fighter jets have carried out their first air strikes as part of the US-led coalition against Islamic State in Syria. A Turkish foreign ministry statement said...(more) 



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Ten years later, resilient New Orleans reflects on Katrina

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From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Super Dome, New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city's resilience in the face of disaster. Dignitaries made speeches to...(more) 



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ArtsBeat: ‘Narcos’ Episode 2 Recap: Death to Kidnappers

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Now might be a good time to talk about José Padilha, the Brazilian director and executive producer of “Narcos.” 



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1st African-American actor to play Valjean on Broadway dies

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean (zhahn val-ZHAHN') on Broadway in "Les Misérables" has died. He was 21.... 



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Arrest made in ambush slaying of deputy outside Houston, police say

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Houston authorities said Saturday they have arrested the gunman responsible for fatally shooting a veteran sheriff's deputy in an ambush attack. 



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HBO is working on a new anthology series that's just about family drama

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Anthology series are the hot new format on TV. It's a weird name, but the term just describes shows like American Horror Story and True Detective that change their cast, setting, and story from season to season, while still maintaining the same themes and structure. For...(more) 



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Girls named Destiny questioned in cliffside vandalism case

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Sheriff's deputies have interviewed more than a dozen girls named "Destiny" trying to crack a vandalism case where someone spray-painted a prom invitation on a southwest Idaho cliffside.... 



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What Your Genetic Blueprint Says About You: The Rise of Epigenetics

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Health care and medicine is living through a major transformation. We're entering into a new era of medicine where prevention precedes treatment. Now this idea, believe it or not, is quite new. Of course, prevention is always the ideal, but sadly the health care sector has...(more) 



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Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted over unruly passenger

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DENVER (AP) — An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt, Germany, made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a "disturbance on the plane." 



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