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Taiwan Prepares for Chinese Pandas

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Preparations are underway at Taipei Zoo ahead of the arrival of two giant pandas that China is giving to Taiwan in the latest sign of warming ties between the two once-bitter rivals.

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Dodge City 3 Year-Old's Death Ruled Homicide

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The Dodge City Police Department said Wednesday that a forensic pathologist performed an autopsy on Natalie Pickle's body and determined foul play was involved.

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New Credit Card Rules Guard Consumers

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Federal regulators on Thursday adopted sweeping new rules for the credit card industry that will shield consumers from increases in interest rates on existing account balances among other changes.

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Chrysler, Ford Idle Factories, GM Delays New Plant

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Chrysler is closing all its North American manufacturing plants for at least a month, the starkest move yet taken by U.S. automakers as they anxiously await word about government loans.

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New Jobless Claims Drop More than Expected

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Initial claims for unemployment benefits dropped more than expected last week, but mass layoffs continue amid a recession that appears to be deepening.

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Regulators Adopt New Credit Card Rules

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Federal regulators on Thursday adopted sweeping new rules for the credit card industry that will shield consumers from increases in interest rates on existing account balances among other changes.

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Obama Team Weighs Up to $850 Billion Economic Jolt

Updated: 12/18/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama is laying the groundwork for a giant economic stimulus package, possibly $850 billion over two years, in his first test of legislative give and take with Congress.

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FedEx 2Q Profit Rises 3%; Plans Salary Cuts

Updated: 12/18/2008 - FedEx Corp. said Wednesday its fiscal second-quarter earnings rose 3 percent, narrowly topping Wall Street's expectations, but it announced further cost cuts as demand continues to slump.

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30 Years Transform China, But Not Its Politics

Updated: 12/18/2008 - China marked the 30th anniversary of the start of its capitalist revolution with a speech Thursday from Communist Party leader Hu Jintao, who urged continued economic reform but said it would not lead to Western-style democracy.

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Suicide Try Hospitalizes Mindy McCready

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Country singer Mindy McCready was hospitalized after she cut her wrists and took several pills in an apparent suicide attempt, Nashville police said.

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Stock Futures Up Ahead of Jobless Claims

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Wall Street headed for a moderately higher open Thursday, eager for a stimulus plan aimed at average Americans but still shaky ahead of a reading on unemployment claims.

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NAACP Report Find TV Networks Lagging In Diversity

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Nearly a decade after the NAACP condemned a "virtual whiteout" in broadcast TV, the civil rights group said major networks have stalled in their efforts to further ethnic diversity on-screen and off.

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NAACP Report Find TV Networks Lagging In Diversity

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Nearly a decade after the NAACP condemned a "virtual whiteout" in broadcast TV, the civil rights group said major networks have stalled in their efforts to further ethnic diversity on-screen and off.

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Nursing Home Industry Worries About New Ratings

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Rating systems help people decide which restaurants to go to or hotels to stay at. So why not something similar from the federal government for the nation's 16,000 nursing homes?

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Chrysler, Ford Idle Factories; GM Delays New Plant

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Chrysler is closing all its North American manufacturing plants for at least a month, the starkest move yet taken by U.S. automakers as they anxiously await word about government loans.

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China Dispatching Ships To Battle Somali Pirates

Updated: 12/18/2008 - China said Thursday it is preparing to dispatch naval warships to join international forces battling Somali pirates, the first such far-ranging mission for the Chinese navy.

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Mont., Fed Gov't Loosen Rules On Yellowstone Bison

Updated: 12/18/2008 - State and federal officials have agreed to allow bison to migrate into parts of Montana from Yellowstone National Park - a move expected to slow but not stop an annual slaughter of the animals.

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KU Art Jogs Memories For Alumni

Updated: 12/18/2008 - On a sunny day in April, sixty five artists headed to the University of Kansas to take it all in, pick a spot, and paint whatever they saw or felt. And what we got were one hundred paintings making up this exhibit, "A Spring Day on the Hill".

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Consumer-Friendly Credit Card Rules Coming

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Consumers will be shielded from increases in interest rates on existing account balances on their credit cards under new rules being adopted by federal regulators.

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Borrowers Rushing To Refinance Loans As Rates Drop

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Homeowners around the country are scrambling to refinance their mortgages at the lowest rates since the early 1960s as the economy staggers through what's likely to be the worst recession in decades.

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