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Kangaroos In The Firing Line In Australia

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Australia's capital is plagued by too many kangaroos, and the best solution is to shoot them, an official said Tuesday. Horrified conservationists vowed to demonstrate if authorities followed through.

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NFL Players Lost At Sea May Have Shed Life Vests

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Two NFL players might have taken off their life vests after their hopes of being rescued at sea faded as they clung to their capsized boat, according to Coast Guard records on the eventual rescue of a sole survivor.

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New-home Construction Logs Unexpected Gain

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The number of new housing projects that builders broke ground on in February rose sharply, defying economists' forecasts for yet another drop in activity.

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More Evidence Links Diabetes To Alzheimer's Risk

Updated: 03/17/2009 - You've heard that diabetes hurts your heart, your eyes, your kidneys. New research indicates a more ominous link: That diabetes increases the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease and may speed dementia once it strikes.

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Senator Suggests AIG Execs Should Kill Themselves

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley suggested on Monday that AIG executives should take a Japanese approach toward accepting responsibility for the collapse of the insurance giant by resigning or killing themselves.

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Obama To Meet Irish Leaders, Emphasize Peace

Updated: 03/17/2009 - President Barack Obama is meeting on St. Patrick's Day with Irish political leaders intent on maintaining peace despite dissidents' violence in Northern Ireland.

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Banks Giving Back Bailout Money?

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Recognized for its food and music, Lafayette, La., is about to become known for something else: the first bank to give bailout money back to the federal government. CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports Iberiabank is giving back $90 million from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).

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Wall St. Optimism Levels Off

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Wall Street rallied for most of the day Monday before giving up its early gains in late-afternoon trading.

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Poll: Frustration Growing Over Bailouts

Updated: 03/16/2009 - A growing number of Americans are opposed to providing government assistance to ailing financial institutions, according to a new CBS News poll.

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Analysis: Mideast Peace Up to Interlocking Deals

Updated: 03/16/2009 - The fate of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become a collection of moving parts that somehow need to come together in a single package: an Israel-Hamas prisoner swap, a truce for Gaza, and new governments on both sides of the firing line that could pursue peace.

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Egypt to Open Inner Chambers of 'Bent' Pyramid

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Travelers to Egypt will soon be able to explore the inner chambers of the 4,500-year-old "bent" pyramid, known for its oddly shaped profile, and other nearby ancient tombs, Egypt's antiquities chief announced Monday.

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Austrian admits incest, pleads innocent to murder

Updated: 03/16/2009 - An Austrian who fathered seven children with a daughter he held captive for 24 years refused to even speak to her for years, coming into the squalid cellar only to rape her, often in front of the youngsters, a prosecutor said Monday.

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Company puts off launch of luxury trains to Tibet

Updated: 03/16/2009 - The launch of the first luxury train service from Beijing to Tibet has been postponed from April until next spring, the operator said Monday, amid China's economic slowdown and a security crackdown.

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Obama blisters AIG, vows to try to block bonuses

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Joining a wave of public anger, President Barack Obama blistered insurance giant AIG for "recklessness and greed" Monday and pledged to try to block it from handing its executives $165 million in bonuses after taking billions in federal bailout money.

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White House: Obama to Appear on Leno's Show

Updated: 03/16/2009 - President Barack Obama has landed a spot on Jay Leno's late-night talk show, a chance for the president to add a light touch to his effort to get the economy back on track.

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US says it shot down Iranian drone last month

Updated: 03/16/2009 - U.S. jets shot down an Iranian unmanned surveillance aircraft last month over Iraqi territory about 60 miles northeast of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Monday.

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Cuomo to probe AIG bonuses for possible fraud

Updated: 03/16/2009 - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Monday he has issued subpoenas for the names of American International Group employees given millions of dollars in bonuses despite their possible roles in the insurance giant's near-collapse.

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Alcoa unveils plan to cut dividend, slash costs

Updated: 03/16/2009 - For the first time in more than a quarter century, Alcoa Inc. is slashing its quarterly dividend as part of a plan to lower costs and bulk up its cash cushion amid the recession.

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North Korea fully reopens border crossing

Updated: 03/16/2009 - North Korea agreed to fully reopen its border crossing Tuesday to South Koreans commuting to jobs at factories in a northern economic zone, according to the Unification Ministry in Seoul.

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