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Michele Bachmann: I will not run for Congress in 2014

Republican congresswoman and ex-presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says she will not seek re-election in the House of Representatives.

‘Killer robots’ pose threat to peace and should be banned, UN warned

“Killer robots” that could attack targets autonomously without a human pulling the trigger pose a threat to international stability and should be banned before they come into existence, the United Nations will be told by its human rights investigator this week.

Sallie Mae to split loan and banking businesses into two separate companies

Sallie Mae plans to split into two separate, publicly traded companies. The student loan giant also named John Remondi as its chief executive officer.

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