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‘Tale of Two Cities:’ New York has become the capital of economic inequality

New York City is a microcosm of America’s rising economic inequality — and of the lopsided nature of the “recovery” that officially began in 2009, the one most working people have yet to experience.
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Florida man shoots six grandkids, daughter before killing himself

The suspect, identified as Don Spirit, allegedly took his own life as a local sheriff’s deputy arrived at the scene.
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Read NYC bartender’s awesome letter calling out hedge funder who groped her

“When I asked you and your companion if you’d be eating, or needing anything else from me, you put your hand — ever so gently — ON MY ASS and asked if you could take me ‘to go.’”
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Bodies found after Ebola health workers go missing in Guinea

Team spreading awareness of deadly virus was attacked by angry residents in a remote village.
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Court hammers Florida sheriff’s office for SWAT-style raid to check for barber licenses

The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that deputies had violated the civil rights of barbers at Strictly Skillz during a 2010 license inspection, reported the Sun-Sentinel.
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Cliven Bundy blames state for faulty fence after woman sues him for interstate cow crash

A Las Vegas woman has sued Cliven Bundy after she crashed into one of his cows on Interstate 15 and suffered numerous broken bones, but the rancher says the state should be responsible.
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Kentucky longshot Senate candidate’s ‘With Jews We Lose’ slogan not going over well

Robert Ransdell’s name won’t appear on ballots, but county clerks must count write-in votes for the Cincinnati-area coordinator of National Alliance who is also affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan.

Salt is not the enemy. Guess what ruins your health instead?

Some experts are now suggesting that cutting back on salt is actually bad for your health. They propose that your body needs sodium, and if it is deprived, the kidney secretes an enzyme called renin that can lead to hypertension.