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Genetically engineered salmon now on FDA's plate

Posted: 09/20/2010 - The Food and Drug Administration is starting two days of hearings on whether genetically engineered salmon should be sold in a store near you. If the answer is yes, this type of salmon could become the first genetically engineered animal approved for human consumption.

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British troops leave volatile Afghan district

Posted: 09/20/2010 - A dangerous district in southern Afghanistan that has been the scene of some of the bloodiest fighting by British troops for the past four years is now a U.S. military responsibility.

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Consumer prices rise 0.3 percent in August

Posted: 09/17/2010 - Consumer prices posted a small rise in August, but outside of a big jump in volatile gasoline prices inflation was essentially flat.

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Oman: No plans to free 2 other Americans in Iran

Posted: 09/17/2010 - Oman's foreign minister says he's not aware of any current plans for Iran to release two other Americans still being held there but that his country is willing to act as an intermediary between Tehran and Washington.

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Survey: Obama retains wide approval in Europe

Posted: 09/15/2010 - A new poll finds that President Barack Obama retains substantial numbers of fans in Europe even though his popular support has softened at home.

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New push for bill to aid sick 9/11 responders

Posted: 09/15/2010 - Backers of a bill to provide up to $7.4 billion in aid to people sickened by World Trade Center dust are renewing their push for the measure as a second House vote nears.

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House Dems deeply divided over Obama tax cut plan

Posted: 09/15/2010 - Congressional Democrats are showing deep divisions over President Barack Obama's plan to preserve middle class tax cuts while letting taxes on the wealthy go up.

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Freed American resting in Oman after bail deal

Posted: 09/15/2010 - American Sarah Shourd is resting in Oman's capital Muscat on her first full day of freedom after a surprise bail deal with Iran secured her release after more than 13 months in custody.

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Julia now a hurricane

Posted: 09/14/2010 - By tonight or tomorrow, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands could start seeing the swells from Hurricane Igor.

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Charges may be filed in Colo. wildfires

Posted: 09/14/2010 - Now that one Colorado wildfire is contained, crews are trying to keep a second one from damaging any more homes. They've built containment lines around 20 to 25 percent of the fire near Loveland.

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Small business bill could advance

Posted: 09/14/2010 - Senate Democrats are likely to win a key vote today that would clear the way for a bill to create a $30 billion government fund to help small businesses that need cash.

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August retail sales up 0.4 pct., best in 5 months

Posted: 09/14/2010 - Retail sales rose in August by the largest amount in five months, suggesting a late spring economic swoon was temporary and not the start of another recession.

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Igor maintains strong winds

Posted: 09/13/2010 - Powerful Hurricane Igor is threatening to become a Category 5 storm as it churns far out over the Atlantic.

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Senate to open impeachment trial against judge

Posted: 09/13/2010 - The Senate is set to open its first impeachment trial since the 1999 case against former President Bill Clinton when it takes up a host of corruption allegations today against a Louisiana judge.

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White House hopes GOP will accept tax cuts

Posted: 09/13/2010 - White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says the Obama administration hopes a top House Republican was serious when he suggested the GOP might accept tax cuts for the middle class without also extending the reductions to the rich.

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Report: US must deal with domestic radical problem

Posted: 09/10/2010 - A new report says the U.S. government was slow to take seriously the threat posed by homegrown radicals and has failed to put systems in place to deal with the growing phenomenon.

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Obama implores minister to call off Quran burning

Posted: 09/09/2010 - President Barack Obama is exhorting a Florida minister to "listen to those better angels" and call off his plan to engage in a Quran-burning protest this weekend.

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Deficit narrows to $42.8 billion in July

Posted: 09/09/2010 - The trade deficit narrowed significantly in July as exports climbed to the highest level in nearly two years, reflecting big gains in sales of U.S.-made airplanes and other manufactured goods while imports declined.

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