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Stocks tumble to 5-year lows, led by financials

Updated: 01/14/2010 - NEW YORK – Stocks have plunged again to levels not seen in more than five years as hopes fade that lawmakers will soon put together an aid package for U.S. automakers.

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Looking for hope in the ashes

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) -- Seven-year-old Jonathan Reyes sank his hands deep into his jeans pocket as anxiety wrinkled his face. He swallowed hard, twisted and turned nervously.

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Red Sea nations condemn pirates, vow action

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) -- Red Sea nations in the Arab League met in Egypt's capital on Thursday to coordinate a common strategy against piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of Somalia.

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AP NewsBreak: Eatery in E. coli outbreak to reopen

Updated: 01/14/2010 - TULSA, Okla. – State health officials and a northeastern Oklahoma restaurant at the center of this summer's deadly E. coli outbreak have signed an agreement to reopen the eatery, even though officials have never pinpointed the source of the contamination.

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Mistrial denied in Atlanta courthouse shooting

Updated: 01/14/2010 - ATLANTA – A judge has denied a mistrial for an Atlanta man who escaped during his rape trial and went on a courthouse shooting spree that left four people dead.

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Report: Records search on Joe the Plumber improper

Updated: 01/14/2010 - TOLEDO, Ohio – Ohio's government watchdog says an agency director improperly used state computers to find personal information on the man who became known as "Joe the Plumber" during the presidential campaign.

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Early, absentee voting pushed Obama to win in Fla.

Updated: 01/14/2010 - MIAMI – More Floridians voted for John McCain than Barack Obama on Election Day, but the Democrat sealed his victory in the state by winning more early and absentee votes.

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Activists say tobacco settlement is being wasted

Updated: 01/14/2010 - In 2006, Alaska desperately needed cash to complete a museum featuring a mummified bison and other natural wonders of the frozen north. So the state dipped into its share of the landmark 1998 tobacco settlement.

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Queuing psychology: Can waiting in line be fun?

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) -- Warning: Standing in line can cause extreme boredom, annoyance and even rage, which is precisely why there is a fascinating science devoted to what makes people tick -- and ticked off -- when forced to wait.

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Roche ordered to pay $13M to users of acne drug

Updated: 01/14/2010 - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A jury has ordered drugmaker Roche to pay nearly $13 million to three patients who claim they developed a chronic bowel disorder because of the company's acne drug Accutane.

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Paulson: crisis happens once or twice in 100 years

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson called the financial crisis now plaguing the world economy a "once or twice" in a 100 years event, even as he warned Thursday against imposing too-strict regulations to prevent a repeat calamity.

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Jackson to attend London lawsuit

Updated: 01/14/2010 - LONDON, England (AP) -- Michael Jackson's lawyer says the pop star has agreed to come to London to respond to an Arab sheikh's $7 million lawsuit.

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Fire breaks out at Berlin airport

Updated: 01/14/2010 - BERLIN, Germany (AP) -- Firefighters have extinguished a blaze that engulfed a wooden barracks at Berlin's main Tegel airport. Air traffic was interrupted for half an hour.

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U.N. condemns Congo atrocities

Updated: 01/14/2010 - UNITED NATIONS (CNN) -- The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to send more than 3,000 additional troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, bolstering a mission that is already its largest peacekeeping force in the world.

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Waxman topples Dingell for key panel chair

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – Rep. Henry Waxman — a liberal ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi — has wrested the chairmanship of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee from veteran Rep. John Dingell when the new Congress convenes in January.

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Bush daughters give tour to Obamas

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) — Jenna and Barbara Bush, the president's daughters, personally toured Barack Obama's daughters around the White House Tuesday, a White House spokeswoman said.

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Five ways to keep Alzheimer's away

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) -- Blanche Danick may be 86 years old, but she's pretty hip. She keeps up with all the latest health news, and a while back, she called her daughter wanting to know whether she should start taking the herb ginkgo biloba. She'd heard it might stave off Alzheimer's disease.

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Dems want automakers to show bailout spending plan

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The auto industry has until December 2 to fashion a plan that will provide a path to "accountability and viability," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday.

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UAW to Congress: Get a deal done

Updated: 01/14/2010 - Autoworkers union calls on government to give aid to GM, Ford and Chrysler before Congress adjourns.

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Teen lives 4 months with no heart, leaves hospital

Updated: 01/14/2010 - MIAMI – D'Zhana Simmons says she felt like a "fake person" for 118 days when she had no heart beating in her chest. "But I know that I really was here," the 14-year-old said, "and I did live without a heart."

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Beau Biden ships out to Iraq

Updated: 01/14/2010 - (CNN) – Vice President-elect Joe Biden’s eldest son Beau left his training base in Texas on Wednesday, bound for a year-long tour of duty in Iraq with his Delaware National Guard unit.

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Stocks try to stabilize

Updated: 01/14/2010 - NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Stocks cut losses Thursday morning, turning mixed, as stocks bounced after touching key levels not seen in nearly six years.

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