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20 killed in explosion in Somalia

Posted: 06/18/2009 - Somalia's president says al-Qaida is behind a suicide bombing that killed the national security minister and 19 other people in a western Somali town.

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Inflation remains tame

Posted: 06/17/2009 - Consumer prices rose less than expected in May, fresh evidence the recession is keeping inflation in check.

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Iranian opposition head calls for rally Thursday

Posted: 06/17/2009 - Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi has called on his Web site for a mass rally Thursday to protest the country's disputed election results and violence against his followers.

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Stimulus bill adds jobless benefits; removes food stamps

Posted: 06/15/2009 - Food stamps for some people just vanished. When unemployment benefits rose as part of the economic stimulus bill, the change made some Americans ineligible for hundreds of dollars a month in food stamps.

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Daschle: Tort reform necessary in health care bill

Posted: 06/15/2009 - Former Sen. Tom Daschle says controlling the cost of malpractice insurance will have to be a part of the Obama administration's overhaul of the health care system.

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WHO likely to declare flu pandemic

Updated: 10/06/2009 - Officials say the World Health Organization is likely to declare the first flu pandemic in 41 years as swine flu infections continued to climb in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere.

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Holocaust Museum to stay closed today

Posted: 06/11/2009 - The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. will be closed today in tribute to the guard who was shot and killed by a gunman.

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Fiat deal with Chrysler likely to close today

Posted: 06/10/2009 - The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the sale of the bulk of Chrysler's assets to Fiat. The high court rejected an appeal by a trio of Indiana pension and construction funds, consumer groups and others who wanted to block the transaction.

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White House not worried about detainee trial in NYC

Posted: 06/10/2009 - The White House is brushing off security concerns over the impending trial of the first Guantanamo detainee brought to America since President Barack Obama ordered the camp closed.

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Bailout overseer: Bank repayments sign of progress

Posted: 06/10/2009 - The head of a congressional panel overseeing the federal financial system bailout fund says Washington initially underestimated how much banks in America were struggling to stay afloat.

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As many as 35 killed in southern Iraq

Posted: 06/10/2009 - Iraqi officials have raised the casualty toll in a car bombing in a mainly Shiite area in southern Iraq to as many as 35 killed and 45 wounded.

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North Korea threatens to use nuclear weapons in 'merciless offensive'

Posted: 06/09/2009 - Pyongyang vows to use nuclear weapons as part of a "merciless offensive" against anyone who would "touch the country's dignity and sovereignty even a bit." The threat comes in a commentary carried in a state-run newspaper and the official Korean Central News agency.

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US releases Iraqi Shiite militia leader

Posted: 06/09/2009 - British and Iraqi officials say the U.S. military has freed a Shiite militant allegedly backed by Iran and accused of the 2007 killing of five American soldiers.

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Investigators warn bank stress tests not enough

Posted: 06/09/2009 - Independent investigators say a government test of whether 19 major banks could survive a further downturn in the economy may have relied on too rosy a scenario.

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7,000 US Marines patrolling southern Afghan desert

Posted: 06/08/2009 - Some 7,000 new U.S. troops ordered to Afghanistan by President Barack Obama are fanning out across the country's dangerous south on a mission to defeat an increasingly violent Taliban insurgency.

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