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Proposed new rules for college recruitment

Posted: 06/16/2010 - Colleges would no longer be allowed to pay recruiters for students or engage in aggressive or misleading recruitment under proposed new federal regulations that target the practices of for-profit colleges.

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Amid deficit worries, Dems trim unemployment bill

Posted: 06/16/2010 - Faced with a losing showdown vote Wednesday, Senate Democrats trying to extend unemployment benefits and help for doctors facing Medicare payment cuts are scaling back a catchall tax and spending bill.

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Obama meets with BP execs today

Posted: 06/16/2010 - President Barack Obama is meeting with BP executives for the first time -- a day after his speech to the nation on the calamitous oil spill from the company's well.

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BP exec says US can't do without Gulf oil

Posted: 06/15/2010 - The head of BP America is telling Congress that despite the catastrophic oil spill, the U.S. cannot do without oil from the Gulf of Mexico.

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Police: Dutchman says he knows Holloway location

Posted: 06/11/2010 - The chief of Peru's criminal police says Dutch murder suspect Joran van der Sloot (YOHR'-uhn VAN'-dur-sloht) has told police that he knows the location of the body of missing U.S. teen Natalie Holloway.

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Teen sailor alive and well

Posted: 06/11/2010 - A 16-year-old California girl who was feared lost at sea while sailing solo around the world is said to be alive and well, adrift in the southern Indian Ocean with rescue boats headed toward her.

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Obama meets with rig families

Posted: 06/10/2010 - President Barack Obama is offering his condolences to the families of the 11 oil rig workers killed in the April 20 explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Police give van der Sloot case to prosecutors

Posted: 06/10/2010 - Peru's criminal police chief says that Joran van der Sloot's confession in the murder of a 21-year-old woman was so complete that police decided there was no need to take him to the crime scene for a walkthrough.

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BP: Stock plunge unexplained, spill costs rise

Posted: 06/10/2010 - BP insists it has strong financial reserves to deal with the continuing crisis from the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico, even as the costs from the spill grow.

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BP spill response plans severely flawed

Posted: 06/09/2010 - An Associated Press analysis of a 2009 spill plan by BP shows that in no way was the oil giant prepared to handle a spill like the one in the Gulf of Mexico.

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