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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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Official: Rescuers Reach Stranded Russian Ship

MOSCOW (AP) — A rescue ship reached a Russian cargo vessel stranded in icy waters…

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Hairdresser Brings Kindness, Care To Quake Victims

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — With bright elastic bands and simple care, Claudia Martinez…

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Venture Capital Investments Decline In 4th Qtr

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Venture capitalists invested less money in U.S. startups in the fourth…

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India Issues Terrorism Alert Over Hijack Plot

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian airports were on high alert Friday after intelligence services received…

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Greipel Wins Stage Down Under, Armstrong 50th

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Andre Greipel of Germany won the fourth and longest stage of…

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Prosecutor Cool To Plea Shift In Recruiter Killing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A prosecutor said Friday he won’t waive the death penalty…

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NZ Reviews Company Rules After Arms Smuggling Link

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand is reviewing its liberal system of company registration…

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World Stocks Tumble As Obama Targets Banks

LONDON (AP) — World markets fell Friday, led by bank stocks after President Barack Obama…

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Gas Prices Down 7 Straight Days; Crude Falls Again

NEW YORK (AP) — Gasoline prices have declined every day for a week following a…

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Oil Falls Below $76 Amid Weak Demand

Oil prices fell below $76 a barrel Friday after government figures showed that the United…

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Gates Stresses Common Cause With Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United States has no designs on Pakistan’s nuclear weapons or “a…

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Survivors Flee Haiti Capital; Buried Still Saved

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — By boat or by bus, by bicycle and on foot along…

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10 Days After Quake, Israelis Rescue Man In Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An Israeli search team has pulled a 22-year-man from the rubble…

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Many Flee Haiti Capital, Govt Plans Tent Cities

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians are fleeing their quake-ravaged capital by the hundreds of thousands,…

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Haiti Relocating Homeless, Port Repairs Needed

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian officials are planning a massive relocation of 400,000 people from…

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A Look At Foreign Quake Aid For Haiti

Governments have pledged nearly $1 billion in aid to Haiti, according to an Associated Press…

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Archbishop Timothy Dolan

In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, New York City Archbishop Timothy Dolan greets exiting congregation…

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Reverend Dessier Predelus

In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, Reverend Dessier Predelus, right, leads the congregation in prayer…

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Innocent Valsaint

In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, Haitian-born Innocent Valsaint, left, and his family attend a…

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Viergeline Exalus

In this Jan. 21, 2010 photo, congregation members pray during a Mass in Spring Valley,…

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LeBron Leads Cavaliers Over Kobe And Lakers 93-87

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers haven’t lost their holiday spirit.
Cleveland showed its Christmas Day win…

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Feds Allege Crime In Death Of Wild Jaguar In Ariz.

PHOENIX (AP) — Investigators say a contractor and possibly an Arizona Game and Fish Department…

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What to Know Before You Donate to Haitian Relief

There�s nothing charitable about getting scammed

Before you give to any organizations, here are a couple of tips to help you…

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Tiger Woods Or Not, Facility Beefs Up Security

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police and hospital security patrolled the streets. Property owners asked for…

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Smokers With Cancer Could Quit And Double Survival

LONDON (AP) — People with early lung cancer who quit smoking could double their chances…

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Judge May Decide If Polanski Must Be At Sentencing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge will hear arguments Friday to determine if…

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Vick Shows Rebuilt Life On Docu-series

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Vick returned to the site of his gruesome dogfighting crimes, looked…

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NASA: No Word From Phoenix Mars Lander

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — NASA says there’s no word from the Phoenix lander that is…

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Fed Emergency Loans To Banks Drop Sharply

WASHINGTON (AP) — Banks borrowed less from the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending program over the…

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SF Nonprofit News Venture Hires CEO, Editor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new nonprofit media group created to cover San Francisco Bay…

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Warren Buffett Says Gen Re Settlement Is Fitting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett said Thursday he has no problem with the $92.2…

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Witness Tells Of Shooting In Abortion Slaying Case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman tells jurors in the trial of a man accused…

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Opening Statements Begin In Abortion Slaying Trial

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Opening statements have begun in the trial of the man who…

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Opening Statements Set In Abortion Slaying Trial

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Dr. George Tiller gathered with supporters in a tent outside his…

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Unemployment Rose In 43 States Last Month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 43 states last month, the government said Friday,…

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Hannah Kearney

Hannah Kearney competes in the ladies’ qualifying run during freestyle World Cup skiing in Wilmington,…

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Clijsters Out, Henin Advances At Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The much-anticipated potential quarterfinal between the back-from-retirement Belgians dissolved in 52…

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Senate Votes For Faster Tax Breaks For Haiti Gifts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayers will be able to write off charitable donations to Haiti earthquake…

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EA Sports Head: Tiger Woods Games Had Strong Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Electronic Arts says its Tiger Woods game franchise grew over the…

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Stuck Gas Pedal Causes 2nd Major Toyota Recall

NEW YORK (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. built its reputation in the U.S. as a…

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AMD Posts A Profit, Thanks To $1.25B Intel Payment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Advanced Micro Devices Inc. posted its first quarterly profit in three…

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Sector Snap: Coal Stocks Tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerns about China taking measures to slow down its economy and…

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Hannah Kearney, Shannon Bahrke, Heather McPhie

Ladies’ moguls winner Hannah Kearney, center, silver-medalist Shannon Bahrke, left, and bronze-medalist Heather McPhie celebrate…

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Google Shows Renewed Vigor With Robust 4Q Results

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. appears to have regained its financial stride after wobbling…

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Wis. Senate Passes Bill To Keep Contracts In US

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate has passed a bill that would require most…

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Cohen Brings Down House In First Show Since ’06

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Eyebrows raised when Sasha Cohen announced last spring that she was…

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Politics Of Terrorism Emerge Anew In Election Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Terrorism is creeping back to the forefront of the American mindset, creating…

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Rihanna To Perform ‘Stranded’ In Haiti Telethon

OSLO (AP) — Rihanna says she will perform a new song called “Stranded” with rapper…

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Tigers Slugger Cabrera Treated For Alcoholism

DETROIT (AP) — Instead of honing his swing this offseason, Miguel Cabrera focused on getting…

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Full Schedule Of Flights Resume At Sky Harbor

PHOENIX (AP) — Flights into and out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport have resumed…

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Rent-A-Husband Owner Arraigned In Maine For Fraud

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who turned his Rent-A-Husband home-repair company into a…

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As Wall Street Defers Bonuses, Others Suffer

NEW YORK (AP) — Big bonuses are back on Wall Street, but that doesn’t mean…

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4 Countries Clear Hurdle For Non-Latin Web Names

NEW YORK (AP) — Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are the…

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TD Bank To Expand Into Rhode Island

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — TD Bank said Thursday it plans to open its first…

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About 600 Car Dealers Try To Get Businesses Back

DETROIT (AP) — Michael Wolf is taking a big gamble that he can convince an…

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Time Warner Cable Offering Free Calls To Haiti

NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. is letting its customers call Haiti for…

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Lawmakers Ask For Review Of AIG Bailout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House lawmakers asked Congress’ investigative arm on Thursday to review the…

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3 World Champs Headline US Nordic Combined Team

Todd Lodwick is the second American to ever make five Winter Olympics, headlining a powerful…

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NASCAR To Relax In Effort To Energize Sport

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Have at it, boys.
NASCAR is relaxing some of its rules this…

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Microsoft Fixes Browser Flaw Used In Google Breach

SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft Corp. took the unusual step of issuing an unscheduled fix Thursday…

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Beyonce, Madonna Join Telethon; DiCaprio Gives $1M

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce and Madonna have been added as performers to Friday’s multi-network…

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Nobel Prize-winning Scientist Nirenberg Dies At 82

NEW YORK (AP) — Marshall Nirenberg, a scientist whose work untangling fundamental genetic processes earned…

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Tiffany & Co. Boosts Dividend, Resumes Buybacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. said Thursday that it will raise…

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More State Furloughs Could Be Coming In Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Even more furloughs could be on the way for state employees in…

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Vonn Wins Super-G And Reclaims Overall Lead

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn posted her seventh win of the season in…

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ND College Presidents Defend Tuition Discounts

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota college presidents are defending tuition breaks for graduate students…

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Agriculture Futures Trade Higher On The CBOT

CHICAGO (AP) — Agriculture futures advanced Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Wheat for March…

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GOP’s 41st Senator Gets Movie Star’s Greeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican state senator who shook the political landscape from Massachusetts to…

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Businesses, Unions Freed To Spend Big On Elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Supreme Court vastly increased the power of big business…

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Clinton Urges China To Investigate Google Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday urged China to investigate…

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Jet Diverts To Philly Over Teen Passenger’s Prayer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Jewish teenager trying to pray on a New York-to-Kentucky flight caused…

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Bloomies On A Budget Coming To The Outlet Mall

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashionistas who had to cut out the trips to Bloomie’s during…

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Target To Renovate Stores, Open Fewer In 2010

NEW YORK (AP) — Target, the nation’s second-largest discounter after Wal-Mart, is navigating turbulent economic…

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UK Opposition Say Sharp Cuts To Diplomacy Planned

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s main opposition party accused the government Thursday of drafting plans to…

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Goldman Earns Record $4.79B In Q4, Cuts Bonus Pool

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. responded to intense criticism of big Wall…

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Obama Health Plan In Doubt As Dems Reject Fast Fix

WASHINGTON (AP) — Though reeling from a political body blow, House Democrats rejected the quickest…

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‘Avatar’ Gets 8 Noms For British Film Awards

LONDON (AP) — Sci-fi extravaganza ‘Avatar,’ Iraq drama “The Hurt Locker” and coming-of-age story “An…

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Obama Bank Plan Uncertainty Weighs On Markets

LONDON (AP) — European and U.S. stock markets fell sharply for the second day running…

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Quality Connections: How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Professional Brand

Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit panelist LC Johnson teaches women how to brand themselves…

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Legacy Award Honoree: How Charlayne Hunter-Gault Helped Desegregate Schools

Legacy Award recipient and journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault was one of the first blacks to desegregate…

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