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Batman & Bollywood? Oscars Eye `Knight,' `Slumdog'

Updated: 01/22/2009 - "The Dark Knight" is the box-office behemoth with the deceased acting front-runner whose name everyone knows. "Slumdog Millionaire" is the out-of-nowhere surprise with a cast no one ever heard of before.

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Sony Forecasts First Annual Net Loss in 14 Years

Updated: 01/22/2009 - Sony projected it would report its first annual net loss in 14 years Thursday, and Chief Executive Howard Stringer vowed to turn around the company with pay cuts, job reductions and trendier gadgets.

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UnitedHealth 4Q Profit Falls, Meets Expectations

Updated: 01/22/2009 - Managed-care provider UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit fell 40 percent compared with last year, as it settled a lawsuit and dealt with rising expenses.

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Oil Hits $45 as US Company News Improves

Updated: 01/22/2009 - Positive news from U.S. companies and economic optimism spurred by the U.S presidential inauguration boosted prices Thursday, with crude trading around $45 a barrel.

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Wall Street Headed for a Mostly Lower Opening

Updated: 01/22/2009 - After a volatile start to the week, Wall Street headed for a mostly lower opening Thursday ahead of key data on jobs and housing and another round of earnings reports.

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World Markets Rise as Bank Stocks Rebound

Updated: 01/22/2009 - World stock markets rose Thursday as investors bought up what they saw as cheap bank stocks, which had fallen sharply in recent days on worries about steep losses amid the global financial crisis.

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Kennedy Withdraws From Consideration For NY Senate

Updated: 01/22/2009 - Caroline Kennedy withdrew from consideration for the U.S. Senate seat once held by her slain uncle, Bobby Kennedy, after a night of turmoil and uncertainty over her intentions.

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As Banks Teeter Again, Wall St. Looks for Answers

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Wall Street is losing faith in Washington's efforts to fix the financial crisis. As bank losses pile up and bank stocks plunge, investors have an urgent question for the new Obama administration: What's the plan?

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Three-quarters of Stimulus to go in 18 Months

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Facing Republican resistance to a massive economic stimulus plan, the Obama administration on Wednesday said $3 of every $4 in the package should be spent within 18 months to have maximum impact on jobs and taxpayers.

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Asian Stocks up Despite Signs of Deepening Slump

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Most Asian stock markets were modestly higher Thursday, as gains on Wall Street offset alarming new signs the region's economies were slowing faster than expected amid plummeting demand for their goods.

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Palin to Media: Leave My Kids Alone

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is going on the offensive against news organizations and bloggers she says are perpetuating malicious gossip about her and her children.

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Possible Bird Remains Found in Downed Jet's Engine

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Investigators said Wednesday they have found the remains of what may be a bird in the engine of the US Airways jet that made a dramatic landing in New York's Hudson River.

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Obama Takes Presidential Oath -- Again

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Because the wording was bungled during President Barack Obama's swearing-in ceremony, Chief Justice John Roberts re-administered the oath to Obama Wednesday night.

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Source Tells AP: Kennedy Still Wants Senate Seat

Updated: 01/21/2009 - A source tells the Associated Press Caroline Kennedy has misgivings about seeking Hillary Clinton's NY Senate seat after her uncle Sen. Edward Kennedy's suffered a seizure Tuesday, but she's now renewed her determination to win the appointment.

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Castro's 1st Essay in 5 Weeks Calls Obama 'Honest'

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Fidel Castro has broken a five-week silence with an essay in which he calls President Barack Obama 'honest' in his ideas. The ailing 82-year-old former leader met Wednesday with Argentine President Cristina Fernandez.

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Va. Tech Student Fatally Stabbed; Suspect Caught

Updated: 01/21/2009 - A female student was stabbed to death Wednesday night on Virginia Tech's campus, the first killing at the school since a deadly mass shooting there in 2007.

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Abandoned Parakeets Rescued from Kansas Highway

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Two parakeets found on a Kansas highway were rescued from below freezing weather. Jefferson County Humane Society Manager Donna Fannin says the birds were left on the side of K-16 January 5th.

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Studies: Steroids do not Help Wheezing Kids

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Steroid drugs, a common treatment for young children prone to wheezing and colds, do not help and may even be harmful, according to new research.

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Study: Antarctica Joins Rest of Globe in Warming

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Antarctica, the only place that had oddly seemed immune from climate change, is warming after all, according to a new study. For years, Antarctica was an enigma to scientists who track the effects of global warming.

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Scientist: New Fault Could Mean Major Ark. Temblor

Updated: 01/21/2009 - A previously unknown fault in eastern Arkansas could trigger a magnitude 7 earthquake with an epicenter near a major natural gas pipeline, a scientist said Wednesday.

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Senate Confirms Clinton as Secretary of State

Updated: 01/21/2009 - The Senate confirmed Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state Wednesday as President Barack Obama moved to make his imprint on U.S. foreign policy, mobilizing a fresh team of veteran advisers and reaching out to world leaders.

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