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Turkey hosts UN forum on world's poorest nations

Posted: 05/09/2011 - Speakers at a U.N. conference in Turkey that aims to help the world's poorest countries say rising food and fuel prices have put additional pressure on people living in poverty.

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Obama: 'Getting our man' outweighed risks of raid

Posted: 05/09/2011 - President Barack Obama says he knew that sending special forces in helicopters to get Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan compound was risky, it was the best way to make sure they had their man.

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Amtrak, 15 states get $2 billion that Florida lost

Posted: 05/09/2011 - The Obama administration is giving Amtrak and rail projects in 15 states the $2 billion that Florida lost after the governor canceled plans for high-speed train service.

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Internet chatter up on bin Laden revenge attacks

Posted: 05/06/2011 - In the wake of Osama bin Laden's death, Western intelligence officials say they're seeing increased Internet and phone chatter about potential small-scale revenge attacks.

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Japanese plant to consider shutting down reactors

Posted: 05/06/2011 - A Japanese power company says it will "swiftly consider" a request from the country's prime minister that it shut down three reactors until safety measures have been put into effect.

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Obama says economy can take hit and keep going

Posted: 05/06/2011 - President Barack Obama says the latest positive jobs report shows the economy is resilient and "can take a hit and still keep on going" despite some strong headwinds, such as rising gasoline prices.

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President Obama to participate in town hall meeting on CBS

Posted: 05/06/2011 - The meeting will be held Wednesday. Parts of it will be broadcast later that night on the "CBS Evening News." The full event will be broadcast Thursday on "The Early Show." Both shows air on WKYT.

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President Obama visits New York, Ground Zero

Updated: 05/05/2011 - The president is honoring victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. He said Thursday Osama bin Laden's death sent the message that "we will never forget."

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Lawmakers differ on releasing bin Laden photo

Updated: 05/05/2011 - A New York Democrat is backing President Barack Obama's refusal to release photos of the slain Osama bin Laden, while a California Republican says making the pictures public would bring closure for the relatives of 9/11 victims.

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Rain, chill add to misery a week after tornado outbreak

Posted: 05/04/2011 - Officials say 328 people were killed across the South during the outbreak last Wednesday. The rain is causing new problems for people who are salvaging through what's left of their homes.

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Navy SEAL team likely honored in secret for raid

Updated: 05/04/2011 - Military officials say the highly secretive Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden will likely be honored in the only way such a covert group can be: in private with nobody but themselves and their commanders in the know.

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France to mull faster exit from Afghanistan

Posted: 05/04/2011 - The French foreign minister says France and the U.S. are considering the possibility of speeding up their timetable of withdrawing troops from Afghanistan after Osama bin Laden's death.

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Pakistani owner of bin Laden's hideaway aided him

Updated: 05/04/2011 - A doctor who sold the piece of land where Osama bin Laden's final hideout was built is identifying the buyer as Mohammad Arshad, a name that matched one of two Pakistani men often seen coming out of the al-Qaida chief's compound.

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William and new wife return home to Wales

Posted: 05/03/2011 - Prince William and his new wife are expected to resume their normal routines on Anglesey island off the coast of Wales after a long weekend to celebrate their marriage.

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