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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Sunday said he engineered the central bank's controversial actions over the past year because "I was not going to be the Federal Reserve chairman who presided over the second ...
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Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd, center, congratulate incoming Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell. In her farewell speech, she admonished the media: “Our new governor has a very nice family too, so leave his kids alone.
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WASHINGTON - There is no owner's manual for the Oval Office, no school to learn how to be a president. Perhaps most challenging for any new president is learning how powerful that megaphone really is.
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PARIS (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to leave hospital on Monday, having spent the night there to undergo cardiological tests after falling ill while jogging, a minister said on Monday.
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JERUSALEM - US Defence Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Israel on Monday on a US push to jumpstart Middle East peace talks with Washington's peace envoy George Mitchell also on whistlestop regional tour.
US envoys set for Mid-East talks BBC News
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BEIJING - Chinese authorities have scrapped the takeover of a steel plant where workers killed a manager in fury at threatened job cuts, an official and state media said Monday.
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WASHINGTON - August means beaches and barbecues. And for some, a chance to rally the troops for this fall's health care showdown.
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WASHINGTON - Sen. Jeff Sessions, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, says he will vote against Judge Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation to the Supreme Court in the committee vote scheduled for Tuesday.
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Isn't it time to dismantle the metal detectors, send the guards at the doors away and allow Americans to exercise their Second Amendment rights by being free to carry their firearms into the nation's Capitol?
Second Amendment is outdated Sun-Sentinel.com
Washington digest: Senate blocks gun bill Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
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July 27 (Bloomberg) -- The US and China need to “update” their official ties and work together on the global economic crisis, climate change and security, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary ...
China-US economic talks to open BBC News
As others limp along, China finds way out of recession Seattle Times
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July 27 (Bloomberg) -- Ryanair Holding Plc, Europe's largest low-cost airline, posted a fiscal first-quarter profit after its fuel costs tumbled.
Ryanair shares drop after profit warning MarketWatch
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By Bloomberg News July 27 (Bloomberg) -- Sichuan Expressway Co. almost tripled on its trading debut in Shanghai, adding to evidence that revised pricing rules have failed to damp speculation in the world's second best-performing market this year.
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JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, Houston--Despite problems that forced spacewalk replanning, an impromptu toilet repair and work to fix the space station's carbon dioxide scrubber, the shuttle Endeavour's ongoing assembly mission is going well, ...
Astronaut: Earth showing signs of human destruction The Money Times
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SAN FRANCISCO - Last week, Jeffrey P. Bezos, chief executive of Amazon, offered an apparently heartfelt and anguished mea culpa to customers whose digital editions of George Orwell's “1984” were remotely deleted from their Kindle reading ...
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Disney's "G-Force" is a comedy adventure about a covert government program to train animals to work in espionage. Armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, these highly trained guinea pigs discover that the fate of the world is in their paws.
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Fox / AP Director James Cameron offered fans a look at his upcoming film "Avatar" in San Diego. 'District 9,' 'Avatar' and 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' generated special heat at the festival, a critical testing ground for mass-appeal movies.
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Alberto Contador (left) gives thumbs-up to his Tour de France victory, but of teammate Lance Armstrong, he says, “We are totally incompatible.
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Ferrari driver Felipe Massa will be kept under sedation for 48 hours after he suffered a fractured skull during Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying.
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Three health care bills are working their way through Congress. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions approved its bill this month.
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The Virginia Department of Health said a woman with swine flu in the Prince William County health district has died. Although the cause of death has not been confirmed, the H1N1 virus "appears to be a factor," health officials said.
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Even by New Jersey standards, Thursday's roundup of three mayors, five rabbis and 36 others on charges of money laundering and public corruption was big.
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BEIJING (Dow Jones)--North Korea on Monday reiterated its refusal to return to the six-party talks on its denuclearization but expressed a willingness to participate in an another form of dialogue, Kyodo News reported.
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A family's minivan traveling in the wrong direction crashed into two cars on a suburban parkway just north of New York City on Sunday, killing eight people, including four young cousins and a woman in the same family.
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Foreign Secretary David Miliband is set to announce a change of emphasis in UK strategy in Afghanistan. In a speech to Nato, he will stress the Afghan government must be doing more to talk to moderate members of the Taliban as part of a broader ...