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US Files Papers Opposing Delay Of Chrysler Sale

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Government officials asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow the sale of most of Chrysler's assets to a group led by Italy's Fiat without further delay.

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Stephen Colbert Shaves Head For US Troops In Iraq

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Stephen Colbert, wearing a camouflage suit and tie, brought "The Colbert Report" - Comedy Central's political satire in which he plays a conservative TV pundit - to hundreds of U.S. troops at Camp Victory, the U.S. military headquarters on the western edge of Baghdad.

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Windmill Blade Plant Laying Off 80 Workers

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Windmill blade maker LM Glasfiber said Monday it will lay off about 80 workers at its Port of Little Rock plant, eliminating weekend shifts at the site, because it does not have enough orders.

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Gabon President Dies In Spanish Hospital At 73

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Gabon President Omar Bongo, the world's longest-serving president whose 42-year rule was a throwback to an era when Africa was ruled by "Big Men," has died of cardiac arrest in a Spanish hospital. He was 73.

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Body Of Minnesota Climber Found In China

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Rescuers struggling through high winds and blizzards recovered the body of a second American climber Monday after an avalanche buried a team of three U.S. mountaineers in southwestern China last week, an official said.

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US Working To Win Release Of Journalists In NKorea

Updated: 06/08/2009 - The Obama administration is working "through all possible channels" to secure the release of two young women journalists sentenced to 12 years of hard labor in North Korea, the White House said Monday.

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Court Refuses To Hear Suit Over Camp Lejeune Water

Updated: 06/08/2009 - The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear a Marine's lawsuit blaming the government's dumping of toxic chemicals at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina for his son's illnesses.

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Apple Rolls Out New Macbook

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Apple Inc. is showing off a new 15-inch Macbook computer with better battery life and a faster processor.

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Lawyer: Ex-Detroit Mayor's Payments Back On Track

Updated: 06/08/2009 - A lawyer for Detroit's former mayor says his client's up to date - and even early - with monthly restitution payments in the criminal case that drove him from office.

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Obama Promises Summer Speed Up Of Economic Effort

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Eager to show action on the ailing economy, President Barack Obama promised Monday to speed federal money into hundreds of public works projects this summer, vowing that 600,000 jobs will be created or saved.

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Stocks Fall Ahead Of Gov't Report Card On Banks

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Investors turned away from stocks ahead of the latest government report card on banks. Socks fell Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down by about 100 points. Overseas markets also pulled back.

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North Korea Bans Ships From Coastal Waters

Updated: 06/08/2009 - North Korea has warned fishermen and boat captains to stay away from the country's east coast, Japan's coast guard said Monday, in another sign the communist regime is planning to fire more missiles after its recent nuclear test.

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Obama Promises More Than 600,000 Stimulus Jobs

Updated: 06/08/2009 - President Barack Obama promised Monday to deliver more than 600,000 jobs through his $787 billion stimulus plan this summer, with federal agencies pumping billions into public works projects, schools and summer youth programs.

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8 Illegal Immigrants Killed In Rollover In Arizona

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Eight illegal immigrants "stacked like wood" in the back of a sports-utility vehicle were killed when the driver lost control on a remote southeastern Arizona highway, authorities said Sunday.

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AP Analysis Shows Recession's Impact Moderating

Updated: 06/08/2009 - The recession's grip loosened slightly this spring as seasonal hiring picked up and helped offset rising bankruptcies and foreclosures, according to the Associated Press' monthly analysis of the economic pain in more than 3,100 U.S. counties.

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Chrysler Dealers Scramble To Unload Vehicles

Updated: 06/08/2009 - The last days of selling Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler vehicles have been filled with quick sales at deep discounts, along with sad goodbyes from longtime customers and feelings of dismay and anger toward the automaker they worked with for years.

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Oil Drops Below $68

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Oil prices dropped below $68 Monday as a rally that has roughly doubled the price of crude in four months lost some steam in the face of economic reality.

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Wall Street Futures Point To Lower Open

Updated: 06/08/2009 - Wall Street was set for a lower open Monday following declines in Europe and as investors look to take a pause in a three-month rally. Stock futures fell.

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N. Korea Convicts 2 U.S. Journalists

Updated: 06/07/2009 - North Korea's state news agency says the country's top court has convicted two U.S. journalists and sentenced them to 12 years in labor prison.

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10 Aliens Killed In Ariz. SUV Rollover

Updated: 06/07/2009 - Ten undocumented immigrants "stacked like wood" in the back of a sports utility vehicle crammed with at least 22 people were killed when the driver lost control and rolled over on a remote southern Arizona highway, authorities said Sunday.

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