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Doctor Says 69-year-old Haitian Woman Pulled Alive From Rubble 10 Days After Earthquake, CB

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Ex-NC Governor’s Aide Indicted On 51 Counts

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Hersha Hospitality Raises $155M In Share Offering

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Prosecutor Of Knox Convicted In Unrelated Case

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Britain’s Queen To Address UN In July

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Speedskater Pechstein Hopes To Race For Germany

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NY Man Accused Of Beheading Claims He Was Battered

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UK Brothers, Aged 11 And 12, Sentenced For Torture

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Astronauts Finally Get Internet Access In Space

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Teen Violist Alleges Pittsburgh Police Brutality

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Prop 8 Trial Witness: Being Gay Not A Choice

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Prop. 8 Backer Stands By Views On Pedophilia

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Group: 150 Muslims Killed In Nigerian Town

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Nigeria: Workers Search For Dead After Violence

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Vonn Wins Super-G In Italy, Regains Overall Lead

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Vonn Wins Super-G, Reclaims Overall Lead

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Police: Boy Found Hanged In Texas School Bathroom

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White House Fights For Bernanke Support In Senate

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Bernanke Faces More Sen. Opposition For 2nd Term

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White House Still Believes Bernanke Gets 2nd Term

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AP Top News At 2:14 P.m. EST

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AP Top News At 11:35 A.m. EST

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GOP Senators Outline Public Safety Agenda In Okla.

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George Mitchell, Saeb Erekat

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Land-building Project In Lousiana Shuts Down

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Walgreen Will Buy 3 El Amal Stores In Puerto Rico

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George Mitchell, Mahmoud Abbas

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Former AF Officer Gets 3 Years For China Spying

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Richard Newman

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Computers Down At All 168 California DMV Offices

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Miss. Bill Would Limit Public Info On Government

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Kriss Van Assche

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Kostner Leads Euros After Short Program

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US Marine Corps Ends Role In Iraq

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A high court justice said Friday that Nigeria’s Cabinet must pass…

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Johnson Controls Reports Profit For 1st Quarter

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Auto parts and building systems maker Johnson Controls Inc. reported a $350…

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Police Say Georgia Mom Forced Son To Kill Hamster

WARM SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is in jail after police say she…

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Dean: Dems Can Pass Limited Health Care Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Democratic Party chairman Howard Dean says he still thinks Democrats can…

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Most Evacuations Ending In Southern California

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities told thousands of evacuees Friday that they soon…

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Many Calif Evacuation Orders To Be Lifted

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California authorities say many evacuation orders in Los Angeles County…

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Mudslides Threaten As S. California Storms Linger

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — The tail end of a Pacific storm was expected…

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Stock Futures Falling; Market Set To Resume Slide

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are set to extend their slide Friday, following the worst…

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GE 4th-qtr Income Falls But Signs Improving

General Electric Co.’s fourth-quarter net income fell 19 percent, but the industrial bellwether is seeing…

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Country’s First Legal Gigolo Starts Work In Nevada

BEATTY, Nev. (AP) — A brothel in a Nevada desert town has hired the state’s…

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Schlumberger 4Q Profits Fall 31 Percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Schlumberger Ltd. said Friday oil drilling has started to recover after…

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US Envoy Fails To Lure Abbas Back To Mideast Talks

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — President Barack Obama’s Mideast envoy failed Friday to lure Palestinian…

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Moderate Elected As Serbian Patriarch

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Serbian Orthodox Church says moderate Bishop Irinej Gavrilovic has been…

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Pakistan Army Kills Militants In North Waziristan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces killed three militants in North Waziristan…

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ATF Stings Put 250M Illegal Cigarettes On Streets

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Undercover ATF agents in Virginia have funneled more than 250…

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19 Bears Rescued From Bear Bile Farm In Vietnam

TAN UYEN, Vietnam (AP) — The three tractor-trailer containers sat in a row, divided with…

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Census To Launch Count In Alaska Village

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau chief is heading to Alaska to formally…

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Greece: 2 Policemen On Trial For Teen’s Killing

AMFISSA, Greece (AP) — Two policemen pleaded innocent Friday at their trial for the fatal…

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3rd Wife’s Disappearance Focus Of Peterson Hearing

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The investigation of former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson has always…

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Government Posting Wealth Of Data To Internet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday is posting to the Internet a wealth…

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Obama Vows To Fight For Jobs In Retooled Message

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama tried to revive his battered agenda and rally…

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Defiant Obama Urges Congress To Pass Jobs Bill

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A combative President Barack Obama exhorted Congress Friday to pass a…

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Obama Takes Latest Jobs Message To Hard-hit Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling voters in Ohio, wracked by high unemployment,…

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Afghanistan Bans Fertilizer Chemical Used In Bombs

KABUL (AP) — The Afghan government banned a fertilizer chemical on Friday that was used…

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Afghanistan Bans Chemical Used To Make Bombs

KABUL (AP) — Afghanistan on Friday banned the use of a fertilizer chemical also used…

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AP Top News At 10:56 A.m. EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling voters in Ohio, already wracked by high…

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Analysis: Paring Back Health Care Not So Easy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trimming back the 2,000-page, trillion-dollar Democratic health care bills to the parts…

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120 Al-Qaida Suspects Detained In Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police on Friday rounded up 120 people suspected of links…

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Mountaintop Mining: Coal Baron Debates A Kennedy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The real audience for the debate between coal baron Don Blankenship…

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Sony Ericsson Q4 Loss Narrows 9 Percent

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday said its loss in the…

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China Slams US Criticism Of Internet Controls

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing issued a stinging response Friday to U.S. criticism that it is…

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China: Clinton Internet Speech Harms Ties With US

BEIJING (AP) — China rejected Friday a call by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham…

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Women of Power

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On the Move: Jocelyn Allen to Lead GM Diversity Efforts; Chicago Defender Gets First Female Exec Editor

Both General Motors and the Chicago Defender appoint female power players to top leadership positions.

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Meet Dariany Santana, Co-Host of Women of Power TV

Model and actress Dariany Santana is one of the hosts of Women of Power TV.…

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