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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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New filings for jobless benefits tumble

Posted: 09/09/2010 - The number of people signing up for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in two months, an encouraging sign that companies aren't resorting to deeper layoffs even as the economy has lost momentum.

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Old Farmer's Almanac: Global cooling to continue

Posted: 09/08/2010 - The "Old Farmer's Almanac" is predicting that most of the country will see a colder-than-usual winter while summer and spring will be relatively cool and dry.

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Fla. minister: Quran burning still planned

Posted: 09/08/2010 - The leader of a small Florida church that espouses anti-Islam philosophy says he's still praying about whether go through with his plan to burn copies of the Quran on Sept. 11, which the White House, religious leaders and others are pressuring him to call off.

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Obama to pitch trio of economic proposals

Posted: 09/08/2010 - President Barack Obama will pitch a trio of economic proposals today in an effort to show the public he's taking action to spur economic growth.

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BP: Multiple companies, teams contributed to spill

Posted: 09/08/2010 - Oil giant BP says in an internal report that multiple companies and work teams contributed to the massive Gulf of Mexico spill that fouled waters and shorelines for months.

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Montana plane crash revives 'lap child' debate

Posted: 09/07/2010 - Federal transportation safety officials are using the crash of an overloaded plane in Montana to revive a debate about whether infants and toddlers should be allowed to travel on the laps of adults.

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Official: Obama to back more business tax breaks

Posted: 09/07/2010 - An administration official says President Barack Obama will call for new tax breaks to allow businesses to write off 100 percent of their new capital investments through 2011.

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Castro dusts off military uniform

Posted: 09/03/2010 - Fidel Castro dusted off his military fatigues for the first time since stepping down as president four years ago, a symbolic act in a Communist country where little signals often carry enormous significance.

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