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Building America: How to redo a restaurant in five days

Toronto Star  The starry galas being held on the 31st floor of the Trump Tower during the Toronto International Film Festival this week will be a vast departure from the bustling construction site that occupied the exact same space just a week ago.

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Arguments And Worrying May Triple Cancer Patients' Surgery Complication Risk

Medical Daily  While maintaining a good quality of life matters a great deal to most of us, it may come as some surprise to learn it is also a useful survival skill. Family conflicts and other non-medical problems may raise a patient’s risk of surgical complications, say the researchers of a new study of colon cancer patients at the Mayo Clinic.

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Apple's iCloud Data Security Scare Goes International

International Business Times  On the heels of this weekend’s celebrity nude photo leak, users of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) products around the world have expressed concern over the security of information stored in the company’s iCloud data servers.

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Perrigo Company plc Announces Exchange Offer For Its 1.30% Senior Notes Due 2016, 2.30% Senior Notes Due 2018, 4.00% Senior Notes Due 2023 and 5.30% Senior Notes Due 2043

PR Newswire  DUBLIN, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc, a public limited company incorporated under the laws of Ireland (the " Company"), today announced that it is offering to exchange (the "Exchange Offer") up to $500,000,000 of its new 1.30% Senior Notes due 2016 (the " 2016 Exchange Notes"), $600,000,000 of its new 2.30% Senior Notes due 2018 (the " 2018 Exchange Notes"), $800,000,000 of its new 4.00% Senior Notes due 2023 (the " 2023 Exchange...

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Theatre Reviews: Productions of Antony and Cleopatra and Cymbeline's Reign provide a study in editing contrasts

National Post | Arts  There are cuts and there are cuts. There are also additions and substitutions. Two of Shakespeare's unruliest plays are currently on view in surgically altered or truncated versions. The omissions in Stratford's Antony and Cleopatra seem to be motivated mainly by the necessity of bringing the play in on time.

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Social Status Changes Monkey Brains, Study Says

Newsweek  Social status affects the size of some regions of primates’ brains, as well as how these parts communicate with one another, a study by Oxford University revealed Tuesday. For those on extreme ends of the social spectrum—dominant and subordinate—specific parts of the brain are bigger.

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A Judge’s Status, Robed in Silence

ProPublica  The hall is cavernous on the fourth floor of the Queens Supreme Court building. Whispers feel magnified as they echo amid the marble floors and vaulted ceiling. The whispers are of lawyers and clients, their lives in one kind of legal limbo or another, figuring out the next bit of strategy.

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American journalist Steven Sotloff reportedly beheaded by Islamic State

GlobalPost  This is a developing story and is being updated as new information comes in. The SITE Intelligence Group on Tuesday released an Islamic State video posted online that appears to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by the same IS militants who killed James Foley last month.

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Too Much Sex? Roscosmos Confirms Geckos Died In Space

redOrbit.com  Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Five geckos sent into space so that researchers could analyze their reproductive habits in microgravity have died in orbit, officials from the Russian Federal Space Agency ( Roscosmos) confirmed on Monday.

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Milos Raonic's U.S. Open ends with late-night marathon loss to Kei Nishikori

National Post | Sports  Labour Day Monday wasn't a complete washout for the Canadians at the U.S. Open, but only because Milos Raonic didn't finish his match until Tuesday. How Milos Raonic perfected the booming serve that made him a star The man who helped create one of the hardest tennis serves on the planet says it all begins with the grip.

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Cycle of brutal sexual abuse of 1,400 children by Pakistani gangs in Rotherham strains U.K. race relations

National Post  ROTHERHAM, England – It started on the bumper cars in the children's arcade of the local shopping mall. Lucy was 12, and a group of teenage boys, handsome and flirtatious, treated her and her friends to free rides and ice cream after school.

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Nader To Dems: Make Minimum Wage Top Issue Or You're 'Doomed'

Liberaland  Ralph Nader believes the only way Democrats can win midterm elections is to make raising the minimum wage a priority. "That's the winning issue. They're doomed in November unless they make the minimum wage - which gets more new workers, low-income workers out to vote - the central issue," Nader, a consumer advocate and former minor-party presidential candidate, said during a Labor Day interview on MSNBC.

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Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup - Luke Donald left out

The Washington Times  VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) - European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup - leaving former No. 1 Luke Donald off the team.

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Canada's battered jobs data back in the spotlight as August report set for release this week

Financial Post  OTTAWA - It was not a marquee month for our national number cruncher. Canada 'in the sweet spot' as exports, consumer spending boost economy to fastest growth in almost three years The strong second-quarter performance of the Canadian economy provides a welcome reality check after a chilly start to 2014.

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Republican Congressional Candidate: A Disproportionate Number of Black Men DESERVE to Be in Jail (Screenshots)

Americans Against the Tea Party  As usual, the fine folks at Joe for America have leapt on the opportunity to use the words of a glorified Uncle Ruckus to justify their bigotry. Taking an article from The Blacksphere, a far-right blog that seems to exist solely to make conservatives feel more comfortable with their presuppositions about African-Americans and the basis upon which Joe the Plumber proudly declared that we need a white Republican president.

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