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Who's Hiring H-1B Visa Workers? It's Not Who You Might Think

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Forest Crunk [Instrumentals] Blockhead
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Official On Deck To Succeed Castros Still A Question Mark To Many Cubans

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Amid Threats, N. Korea's Neighbors Rethink Defense Policies

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks wednesday at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C. He warned of deep budget cuts across his department, to put the brakes on spiraling costs and reshape the military for leaner budgets and new challenges. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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With Eye On Budget, Hagel Seeks Pentagon Changes

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Facebook's Online Speech Rules Keep Users On A Tight Leash

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I Wanna Ride You Medeski Martin and Wood
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The Botched NY Real Estate Deal That Lost 'Other People' Billions

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Former U.S. and Russian diplomats gather at RIA Novosti in Moscow on Tuesday. From left: former Russian or Soviet ambassadors to the U.S. Vladimir Lukin, Alexander Bessmertnykh and Viktor Komplektov; Sergei Rogov, director of the Institute of USA and Canada; and former U.S. ambassadors to Russia James Collins, Jack Matlock, Thomas Pickering and John Beyrle. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Ex-Diplomats: U.S.-Russian Relations Not As Dire As They Seem

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Antonia Pat Metheny
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Blue Steel Ft. Joe Sublett Destruments

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Sensor On Space Station May Have Seen Hints Of Elusive Dark Matter

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