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Okinawa Election Could Swing US Base Issue

TOKYO (AP) — Voters in the small Okinawan city of Nago went to the polls…

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Okinawa Town Elects Mayor Who Opposes US Base

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Okinawa Vote Pressures Japan On US Marine Base

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Bin Laden Takes Credit For Christmas Day Attempt

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Iran Budgets For $60 Price For Crude Oil

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Senior Chinese Cadres Call For Dissident’s Release

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Report: Iran Unrest ‘full-blown Rights Crisis’

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15 Whales Die Beached In NZ, 33 Coaxed To Sea

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UC Riverside Pulls Away Late For 65-56 Victory

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Teter Giving Halfpipe Winnings To Haiti Victims

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46 Injured After Plane Crash Lands In Iran

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Bank Of China To Sell Up To $5.8 Billion In Bonds

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A View From The Winners’ Table At The SAG Awards

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Stars Of TV And Film Mingle At SAG Awards

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Thompkins, Georgia Drop No. 8 Tennessee 78-63

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Culpepper Scores 39, UTEP Dominates UCF 96-59

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Florida’s Meyer Feeling Better, Staying Involved

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Sun Comes Out, Prugh Surges At Hope Classic

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Florida A&M Defeats Howard 72-65

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Group Tackles Animal Welfare In Haiti After Quake

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Anderson, Oklahoma State Beat No. 10 K-State 73-69

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Thousands Mourn Pendergrass At Philly Service

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Dyson Leads UConn To Upset Of No. 1 Texas 88-74

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Haiti Elderly Receive Some Medical Care, Need Food

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As Haiti Mourns, Quake Survivor Found In Rubble

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Haiti Gov’t Says 150K Bodies Recovered In Capital

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Wake Forest Beats Virginia 69-57

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No. 2 Kentucky Dominates Arkansas 101-70

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Sacred Heart Routs Bryant 84-60

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Southern Illinois Beats Illinois State 81-80 In OT

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Tulsa Extends Home Streak With 62-58 Victory

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Miami (Ohio) Defeats Bowling Green 64-52

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Northeastern Defeats Virginia Commonwealth 74-62

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Charlotte Beats La Salle 84-82 On Last Shot

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Ohio Routs Buffalo 99-77

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UConn Wins 58th Straight In Rout Of Villanova

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Plouffe To Play Expanded Advisory Role For Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Plouffe, who led Barack Obama’s winning campaign for the White House,…

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Axelrod: No White House Shake-up In The Works

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top political aide says there’s no White House shake-up…

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Union: Chrysler Delays Plan To Close Ohio Plant

TWINSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Union leaders say Chrysler’s stamping plant in Ohio will stay open…

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AP Source: Orioles, Tejada Headed Toward Reunion

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore Orioles official familiar with the decision says the team has…

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Philly TSA Worker Gone After Prank On Passenger

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says a worker who pretended to plant a…

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Homeless Veteran Who Saved 5 In Fire Laid To Rest

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Ray Vivier had been an adventurer, an ex-Marine who explored the…

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Obama’s State Of The Union Agenda: Yes, I Get It

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seizing a chance to reconnect, President Barack Obama will use his first…

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Tax The Rich? Ore. Voters Scratching Their Ballots

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — If any Americans are willing to fork over more to state…

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Save The Tiger: Pressure Mounts For Tougher Action

HUAI KHA KHEANG WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, Thailand (AP) — After trudging through the wilds of western…

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TV Pioneer Frances Buss Buch Dies At 92

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Frances Buss Buch, a pioneer of network TV and the first…

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Italy’s Kostner Wins European Gold For 3rd Time

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Carolina Kostner of Italy has won gold at the European Figure…

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‘Basterds,’ ‘Precious,’ ’30 Rock’ Lead SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three is the lucky number at the Screen Actors Guild Awards…

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‘Glee’ Cast, Baldwin, Fey Win SAG Comedy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cast of the spunky TV series “Glee,” about a high…

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‘Inglourious Basterds’ Wins SAG Film Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Bridges of “Crazy Heart” and Sandra Bullock of “The Blind…

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NATO Forces In Race To Secure Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. and Canadian forces are rushing to train a police force…

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All-star Haiti Telethon Raises $57 Million, So Far

NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers for the all-star “Hope for Haiti Now” telethon say the…

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Dog Surge Along With Troop Surge In Afghan War

KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. troop surge in Afghanistan has led to…

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Dems Mull Options For Moving Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders insist they will push ahead with…

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Obama Hunkers Down As Health Care Falters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cool and confident, President Barack Obama basked in applause as he promised…

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Biden Confident Iraqis To Settle Election Dispute

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he’s confident Iraqis are working toward…

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Sri Lankan Ruling Party Plans Violence: Opposition

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s ruling party plans to instigate violence to keep…

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Biden: US To Appeal Dismissal Of Blackwater Case

BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. will appeal a court decision dismissing manslaughter charges against five…

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Obamas Head Out To Watch Daughter Play Basketball

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is out for a little weekend basketball — as…

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Radical Muslim Cleric Returns To Native Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A radical Muslim cleric who served time in a British jail…

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Putin Calls For Rights To Be Upheld In Caucasus

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Saturday ordered officials in the North…

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Vonn Makes It A Perfect 5 For 5 In Downhill

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — In three weeks, the only things that will matter for…

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UN Panel Chief Won’t Quit For Himalayan Melt Error

NEW DELHI (AP) — The head of a panel of United Nations climate scientists said…

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Cuche Wins World Cup Downhill On Streif

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Didier Cuche of Switzerland won a men’s World Cup downhill on…

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Saudi: Bodies Of 20 Soldiers Found On Yemen Border

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s assistant defense minister said Saturday that the bodies…

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’50s-inspired Kenzo Models Take To The Street

PARIS (AP) — Kenzo stopped traffic Friday with a cinematic, 1950s-flavored fall-winter 2010-2011 menswear display…

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Pope To Priests: Go Forth And Blog

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has a new commandment for priests struggling to…

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ECB President: Greece Must Put Finances In Order, EU

BERLIN (AP) — Greece and other euro-zone countries with excessive budget deficits must do everything…

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UK Bans Export Of Bomb Detection Device

LONDON (AP) — Britain is banning the exports of a machine marketed as a bomb…

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Obama Blasts Supreme Court Campaign Finance Ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday sharply criticized a Supreme Court decision easing…

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Obama Calls Campaign Finance Ruling ‘devastating’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he can’t imagine “anything more devastating to the…

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Biden Holds Talks In Iraq Over Election Blacklist

BAGHDAD (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is holding talks with Iraqi leaders amid growing…

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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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