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Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:29
A weekly collection of design, data and interactive links.

1-800-Flowers must avoid Valentine's Day massacre

Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:27
If you haven't ordered roses for your loved one yet and you are thinking of a last minute purchase, you might want to remember the Valentine's Day massacre 1-800-Flowers suffered last year.

The View-Master is back. Now it's virtual reality for kids.

Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:19
Remember the View-Master? That classic toy is getting a virtual reality reboot.

Shopping for luxury brands? Here's how to spot a fake

Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:19
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The new Ebola: Are we ready?

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:16
Experts say it's not a question of if, but when, the next global epidemic will happen. But scientists are working to stop the next outbreak in its tracks.
Categories: International News

Mueller forced to be ISIS bride?

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:15
Kayla Mueller, an American aid worker and ISIS hostage whose death was confirmed by her family this week, might have been paired with a male ISIS fighter during her captivity, U.S. intelligence and government officials said Wednesday.
Categories: International News

ISIS: Paris killer's widow with us

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:15
The widow of Paris kosher supermarket gunman Amedy Coulibaly has linked up with ISIS, the terror group claims.
Categories: International News

TransAsia pilots fail flight test

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:14
As the search continues for the final victim of TransAsia Flight GE235, the Taiwanese airline has grounded 10 pilots for failing an oral flight test.
Categories: International News

170 whales strand in NZ

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:13
Conservationists are racing to try to save more than 170 whales stranded on a remote beach on New Zealand's South Island.
Categories: International News

Coast guard captain jailed

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:13
The captain of the first South Korean coast guard ship sent to rescue passengers from the doomed Sewol ferry has been sentenced to four years in prison for negligence.
Categories: International News

Inside the ISIS plot to attack Belgium

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:12
Intelligence suggests ISIS is seeking to send back European recruits to target the European countries involved in airstrikes against it, according to an official. FULL STORY
Categories: International News

What happened to U.S. World Cup TV war?

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:03
It's one of the biggest sporting events on the planet and in a growing market for new fans, football's global governing body has cut a media rights deal for the 2026 World Cup over a decade ahead of the tournament.
Categories: International News

How much are we trashing our oceans?

CNN World - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:01
Nearly every piece of plastic still exists on Earth, regardless of whether it's been recycled, broken down into microscopic bits or discarded in the ocean.
Categories: International News

Game is not over in United Airlines vs 22-year-old

Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:56
The game isn't over in the legal battle between United Airlines and the 22-year-old whiz kid from New York.

David Carr was one of my dearest friends

Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:55
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Grim economic news piles pressure on Greece

Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:46
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Caterpillar CEO: China's slowdown is a good thing

Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:30
China's economy is hiccuping. It's causing serious stress for many American executives who relied on China as a key market to expand their business.

You'll never believe these dating services

Business News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:05
OkCupid and Tinder are on the tip of every single's tongues. But those are just the tip of the iceberg. There's a whole world of dating platforms out there, including many that are realllllly niche. These seven offer something for even the quirkiest -- ahem, pickiest -- among us.

He takes photo of rainbow, accidentally captures this

CNN - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 10:52
Photographer Dan McGeorge took a photo of a rainbow and later discovered he had also photographed a wedding proposal. CNN affiliate KSWB has the story.
Categories: National News

Divers discover war plane wreck underwater

CNN - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 10:50
Divers discovered a Korean War-era attack aircraft off the coast of California. CNN affiliate KSWB reports.
Categories: National News
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