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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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Travel Show for WIBW's Ireland Trip Today!

Tour Ireland with Anna Holoman

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Our WIBW-TV tour group departs for Ireland June 8th. You can find out all about being a part of our group at today's "Holiday Vacations" Travel Show.

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Republicans turn to Palin for fundraising help

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a major fundraising dinner for congressional Republicans in June, stepping back into the national spotlight after keeping a relatively low profile since the November elections.

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Warrant for Lohan's arrest dropped

Updated: 03/16/2009 - A warrant for Lindsay Lohan's arrest was dropped Monday after a Beverly Hills judge said the actress-singer is in full compliance with terms of her probation for a drunken driving conviction.

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Most Asian Markets Rise, Lifted by Financials

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Most Asian stock markets extended their gains Tuesday, with Tokyo's index up 1.5 percent, as investors poured into banking shares amid easing fears about the world's hard-hit financial system.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer prints final edition in online transition

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Reporters, editors and photographers at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer prepared their final contributions to the paper, toasted one another with shots of Wild Turkey and packed up their desks in an "eerily clean" newsroom as the final edition of the paper went to the presses Monday night.

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Vermont Lawmakers Consider Gay Marriage

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Nine years after it played host to a bitter fight over civil unions, Vermont's Statehouse is again a gay rights battleground.

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Anna Nicole Smith's Psychiatrist Posts $20K Bail

Updated: 03/16/2009 - Psychiatrist Khristine Eroshevich surrendered Monday to face charges of excessively prescribing drugs to Anna Nicole Smith before the former model's overdose death at 39.

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