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UN says cholera epidemic in Somalia

Posted: 08/12/2011 - World Health Organization officials say famine-hit Somalia faces a cholera epidemic as dirty water and poor sanitation are leading to an increase in outbreaks of the disease.

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US trade deficit widens in June to $53.1 billion

Posted: 08/11/2011 - American producers sold fewer industrial engines, electric generators and farm products to the rest of the world in June, pushing the trade deficit to the highest level since 2008 and dealing another blow to an already struggling economy.

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Unemployment aid applications at 395k, 4-month low

Posted: 08/11/2011 - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell below 400,000 for the first time in four months, a sign that the job market is improving slowly after a recent slump.

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Cameron: Looking to US for gang-fighting advice

Posted: 08/11/2011 - British Prime Minister David Cameron says his government is going to look to the United States for help in fighting gangs he blames for helping spark Britain's riots.

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FBI: Sibling suspects captured in Colorado

Updated: 08/10/2011 - The two men and a woman were wanted for crimes in Florida and Georgia. Kentucky State Police had also been on alert for the siblings, as they had connections in Perry County.

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Board to review lewd video case of Navy captain

Posted: 08/09/2011 - The former skipper of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier who lost his command for producing raunchy videos aboard the USS Enterprise has started making his case for why he should remain in the Navy.

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Dem: US credit down because of military spending

Updated: 08/08/2011 - The senior Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee says the biggest reason the United States is seeing its credit downgraded is that it spends too much money being "the military policemen of the world."

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Global stocks sink on US downgrade

Posted: 08/08/2011 - It's shaping up as another dismal day on Wall Street. Stock futures have been falling, along with global stock markets, jolted by the downgrade of the U.S. government's credit rating.

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