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A powerful earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean, about 80km (50 miles) off the southern Japanese island of Okinawa. A tsunami warning was initially issued, but later lifted.
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Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio will reopen their Shamu stadiums, but trainers will be forbidden from swimming with the orcas. And the animal responsible for the fatal attack won't be performing.
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Chicago Tribune - - 43 minutes ago
WASHINGTON - Desiree Rogers, the White House social secretary who came under criticism after two uninvited guests crashed the Obamas' first state dinner, is stepping down, White House officials said Friday.
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In January, 7.2% fewer previously owned homes sold in January than December, which was down from November, the National Assn. of Realtors reports.
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CNNMoney.com - - 3 hours ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Battered by the housing crisis, mortgage finance company Fannie Mae said Friday that it needs another $15.3 billion in bailout money from the federal government.
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Washington Post - - 1 hour ago
Toyota withheld documents it was legally required to turn over in liability lawsuits the company faced and it paid higher settlements to plaintiffs to avoid revealing information contained in Toyota's secret "Books of Knowledge," a ...
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After the announcement of an official probe into Google's competitive practices and the conviction of three senior Google executives in Italy the search giant has capped off the week with an official complaint from the EU about Street View.
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By AP VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Andrew Koenig, an actor best known for his role in the 1980s television series “Growing Pains,” was found dead here on Thursday.
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Finland's Miikka Kiprusoff struggled in the first period, failing to get a handle on a shot by Zach Parise of the United States early in the period.
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Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - Sweden won its second straight Olympic gold medal in women's curling, posting a 7-6 comeback win over Canada on Friday.
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Reuters - - 4 hours ago
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A bill passed by the Utah House and Senate this week and waiting for the governor's signature, will make it a crime for a woman to have a miscarriage, and make induced abortion a crime in some instances.
Wall Street Journal - - Feb 22, 2010
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TIME - - 7 hours ago
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New York Times - - Feb 24, 2010
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