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ICE Reports Record Cash Seizures In Mexico, Colombia

Posted: 09/28/2009 - U.S. officials working with authorities in Mexico and Colombia have seized more than $41 million in cash hidden in shipping containers, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced Monday.

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H1N1 Flu -- And No Paid Sick Leave

Posted: 09/28/2009 - As the H1N1 swine flu virus starts its second major sweep through the U.S., business owners are bracing for the impact of a worse-than-usual flu season on their workforces.

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Stocks Bounce On Deal News

Posted: 09/28/2009 - Stocks spiked Monday morning in a broad-based advance, as investors used last week's selloff and a number of merger announcements as a reason to jump back in to equities.

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Suicide Bomber Kills Tribal Leader, Bodyguards

Posted: 09/28/2009 - A pro-government tribal leader and three other people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his car into theirs in northwest Pakistan, authorities said.

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China’s Premier To Visit N. Korea

Posted: 09/28/2009 - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will visit North Korea for two days next month, government officials and state-run media reported Monday.

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Bombing Kills Three Iraqi Soldiers

Posted: 09/28/2009 - A roadside bomb explosion killed three soldiers and wounded 28 people Monday in northwestern Baghdad, Interior Ministry officials said.

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Honduras Issues Emergency Decree

Posted: 09/28/2009 - The Honduran government has issued an emergency decree that allows authorities to limit rights guaranteed in the constitution.

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U.S. Senator To Meet Myanmar’s Prime Minister

Posted: 09/28/2009 - Sen. Jim Webb will meet with Myanmar’s prime minister Monday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, the lawmaker’s office announced.

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Profile: Tumultuous Polanski Always In Spotlight

Posted: 09/28/2009 - Roman Polanski is regarded as one of the finest directors of his generation, winning an Oscar for "The Pianist" and nominations for "Tess" and "Rosemary's Baby," but he is probably as equally well known for his own tumultuous life.

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Honduras' Leaders Push Back After Brazilian Embassy Snub

Updated: 09/28/2009 - Brazil on Sunday rejected an ultimatum from Honduras' de facto government to decide the status of ousted President Jose Manuel Zelaya, who has been holed up in the South American country's embassy in Honduras since last week.

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Workers Thriving At 70, 80, And Even 100

Updated: 09/28/2009 - Jack Borden would like you to consider working well past retirement age. As a 101-year-old attorney, he has the credibility to encourage it.

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King: Will Get-Tough Approach With Iran Work This Week?

Updated: 09/28/2009 - It is a week that will see a potentially defining test in the health care debate, and yet those negotiations are likely to be overshadowed by a set in which Iran has a seat at the table and at which the administration's new claim of leverage in the nuclear standoff with Iran will be put to the test.

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Madoff Relatives May Face $198 Million Suit

Posted: 09/28/2009 - The court-appointed trustee in the Bernard Madoff case plans to sue four more of his family members for nearly $200 million this week, according to a broadcast report.

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5 Most Overpaid CEOs

Posted: 09/28/2009 - The Corporate Library, a corporate governance research firm, reviewed regulatory filings from 2,000 publicly traded companies and came up with a list of five chief executives they're calling the "Highest Paid Worst Performers" of 2008.

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Swine Flu -- And No Paid Sick Leave

Posted: 09/28/2009 - As the H1N1 swine flu virus starts its second major sweep through the U.S., business owners are bracing for the impact of a worse-than-usual flu season on their workforces. That's reviving debate on a contentious issue: What kind of sick leave should companies offer employees -- and should it be mandated by law?

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Stocks Pop In Early Trading

Posted: 09/28/2009 - Stocks gained in early trading Monday, with a pair of mergers giving investors a reason to dig back in after last week's selloff.

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Can Tech Personalities Break Into Politics?

Posted: 09/28/2009 - Ronald Reagan and Arnold Schwarzenegger have both done it. So did astronaut John Glenn and basketball great Bill Bradley. Even Jesse Ventura was able to capitalize on a wrestling career as a way to leap into the political ring.

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Recession Sends Gas Prices Tumbling

Posted: 09/28/2009 - Gas prices have dropped seven cents over the two past weeks, continuing a downward slide that has lasted nearly two months, according to a survey published Sunday.

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