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Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson rumored members of task force to choose next U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson make for a lousy Ryder Cup twosome but the U.S. superstars are poised to team up to help revamp the Americans’ system for choosing captains and players. Brandel Chamblee will not be happy about this. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, whom Chamblee blamed for “corrupting” the Ryder Cup experience after the Europeans decimated the Tiger-less but ...

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Expelling Syrian diplomats overdue, U.S. lawmakers say

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) — A decision from the U.S. State Department to expel Syrian diplomats from the country was long overdue, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Haggling Is a Lost Art in the U.S. – Or Is It Just Evolving?

Filed under: Retail, Personal Finance, Shopping, Internet, Financial Education Jeff Greenberg/Alamy Whether you’re buying a rug in Turkey, a watch in China, or a bottle of Coca-Cola in Egypt, haggling is a common part of economy life around the world. It can be exhausting haggling over every soda, but it’s a skill that’s nearly ubiquitous in many foreign lands — ...

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Marine lost at sea is first IS fight casualty for U.S.

Danielle HaynesWASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) — U.S. Marine Cpl. Jordan Spears was considered lost at sea after the Osprey he was in “lost power and descended” into the ocean. Top News – UPI.com

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One U.S. airman dead, two missing in Japanese typhoon

Danielle HaynesKADEN AIR BASE, Japan, Oct. 5 (UPI) — Typhoon Phanfone hits northwest coast of Okinawa, Japan, washing away three U.S. airmen, one of whom died. Latest News – UPI.com

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U.S. Jobless Rate Falls to 5.9%, Lowest Since 2008

Filed under: Labor, Economic Indicators, Unemployment Rate, Job Market, This Built America Seth Perlman/AP By Jason Lange WASHINGTON — U.S. employers stepped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, bolstering bets on a Federal Reserve rate hike in mid-2015. Friday’s report on employment is the most significant gauge of the economy’s health ahead of ...

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U.S. Airlines Doing Better at Getting Us There On Time

Filed under: Travel, Travel Industry AP/Lisa Poole By DAVID KOENIG DALLAS — At the height of this summer’s travel season, airline flights were more likely to arrive on time and less likely to be canceled than they were last year. The improvement in airline performance was a welcome break for travelers. Over the first six months of 2014, delays were ...

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U.S. Patent office rules against Redskins name trademark

Football Newsday > Sports Originally published: June 18, 2014 10:35 AMUpdated: June 18, 2014 11:09 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) watches the fourth quarter during a preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Aug. 29, 2013) (Credit: AP) WASHINGTON – The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging ...

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