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The $17.6-billion package would help employers who hire and keep new workers, and would boost construction projects with the transfer of highway and mass-transit funds.
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United States President Barack Obama said Thursday that there was 'no crisis' in ties with Israel, despite a high-profile diplomatic feud between the allies over the Netanyahu administration's ...
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DAKAR, Senegal - The acting president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, dissolved his cabinet Wednesday in the strongest assertion yet of his authority over a country where his rule has been challenged.
Nigeria's acting president dissolves Cabinet The Associated Press
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Benedict XVI met the head of the Irish Catholic church, Cardinal Sean Brady, at the Vatican to discuss a response to the Murphy report on clerical sex abuse.
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The State of Law bloc which backs the current Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, could well end up with the most votes when the results are declared today, but that will not necessarily help him.
Even with voter support, al-Maliki not assured of 2nd term MiamiHerald.com
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This is a rush transcript of "Special Report With Bret Baier" from March 17, 2010. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
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FARGO, ND - Schoolchildren, parents and hundreds of residents have spent days packing and stacking sandbags to protect their cities against the rising Red River.
Video: Students Pitch-in on ND Sandbagging The Associated Press
Washington Post - - 3 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The press secretary for New York Democratic Governor David Paterson resigned on Wednesday amid state and federal ethics probes of her boss that have triggered the departures of other top aides.
NY gov.'s press aide quits in scandal; 4th to fall The Associated Press
Wall Street Journal - - 2 hours ago
DALLAS (Dow Jones)--The Federal Reserve's toolkit to deal with foundering financial institutions must be protected, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher said Wednesday.
Video: Fed Boss Makes Case to Keep All Banking Duties The Associated Press
BusinessWeek - - 24 minutes ago
A report on inflation at the wholesale level provided another sign that the Federal Reserve shouldn't have to raise its key lending rate anytime soon.
Money Flowing Into Stocks Is Form of Reverse Capitulation Wall Street Journal
Stocks end at 18-month highs CNNMoney.com
Bloomberg - - 19 minutes ago
March 18 (Bloomberg) -- The Australian and New Zealand dollars traded near two-month highs as gains in stocks and commodities boosted demand for higher-yielding assets.
Dollar Falls as Fed Stance Inspires the Bold Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal - - 47 minutes ago
Google Inc. has lined up some big partners--including Intel Corp. and Sony Corp.--in the Internet giant's recent quest to move its technology into the living room, people familiar with the situation say.
Computerworld - - 28 minutes ago
IDG News Service - Just as Google's Nexus One phone may be about to gain momentum, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) denied the search giant's application for the Nexus One trademark.
Google Nexus One Coming To Sprint InformationWeek
Google Nexus One Coming to Sprint PC Magazine
New York Times - - 52 minutes ago
Quick, look around the office. Do people appear to be staring into their iPhones with a bit more intensity than just a few weeks ago?
The Top 15 Brands on the App Store Might Surprise You Washington Post
ABC News - 1 hour ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock on Wednesday pulled out of the London premiere of her hit movie "The Blind Side" as a US celebrity magazine published a claim that her husband cheated on her.
Bullock no-show scuppers premiere BBC News
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I know, it's only rock 'n' roll -- but did you like it? According to you, some girls (and guys) were a gas, gas, gas Tuesday as American Idol's Top 12 introduced themselves to the Glimmer Twins catalog.
IDOL 411: Ryan gets in Simon's face on 'American Idol' FOXNews (blog)
'Standout' Siobhan Magnus wows judges across the board Boston Herald
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AP SURPRISE, Ariz. -- In the spring of 1986, when Ron Washington was still a utility player for the Minnesota Twins, he was approached by Andy MacPhail, then the team's general manager, to discuss the perceived drug problem upending major league ...
Former coach Ron Washington admits drug use, stunning A's San Francisco Chronicle
MLB.com - - 31 minutes ago
Former American League Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee was suspended for the first five games of the season and fined an undisclosed amount Wednesday for his part in an on-field incident in Monday's Spring Training game.
Cliff Lee dealt five-game suspension MiamiHerald.com
USA Today - 5 hours ago
Playing it safe, basketball's No. 1 fan has picked Kansas over Kentucky to win the NCAA men's tournament. President Obama's choice probably had more to do with the Jayhawks' top rank than anything else.
Obama predicts Jayhawks will win national title The Associated Press
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Reuters - - 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama picked up support for healthcare reform on Wednesday from a former critic and from a group of Catholic nuns, who broke with bishops on the abortion issue and ...
House Democrats make a bit of progress on health care IdahoStatesman.com
Catholic orders urge passage of Senate health bill Boston Globe
Seattle Medium - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (NNPA) —Those chips, sodas and snacks that children look forward to when they go into the school lunchroom may soon disappear if First Lady Michelle Obama gets her way.
First lady: Diet is key to children's productivity The Associated Press
Reuters - - 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - Researchers launched a unique collaboration on Wednesday aimed at getting cancer drugs to the market more quickly in which three companies will cooperate with the US government ...
TIME - - 2 hours ago
Christophe Ena / AP Is a crusading French documentary maker striking a blow at the abusive powers of television - or simply taking reality TV to a new low of cynicism and bad taste?
New York Times - - Mar 12, 2010
I'VE been writing on some weighty topics lately - too little money, too many choices, too few jobs. It's time, I decided, to move on to some questions that haunt me almost every day.
New York Times - - Mar 13, 2010
Home prices have not proved to be predictable, but they aren't the only factor buyers can consider. By DAMON DARLIN “IT'S a great time to buy a home.
Los Angeles Times - - Mar 13, 2010
Five police officers are slain and the bullet-riddled bodies of eight men are found in Acapulco just as foreign tourists are arriving for spring break.
CNN - - Mar 16, 2010
He bobs his head to rapper Jay-Z, plays video games and reads the "Twilight" vampire books. When he's not doing homework, he kicks a soccer ball in his backyard.