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Stocks Head for Lower Open Ahead of Bailout Vote

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Financial markets headed for another difficult session Monday ahead of a planned House vote on an unpopular $700 billion plan to rescue troubled financial companies and as investors examined a deal for Wachovia Corp.

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The Boss to Play Super Bowl Halftime

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Another Super Bowl, another rock 'n' roll superstar at halftime. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at this year's Super Bowl halftime show in Tampa, Fla., the NFL and NBC announced Sunday night.

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Citigroup to Buy Wachovia Banking Operations

Updated: 09/29/2008 - Citigroup Inc. will acquire the banking operations of Wachovia Corp., one of the nation's largest banks, in a deal facilitated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

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Oil Falls to Near $103 on Global Slowdown Fears

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Oil prices fell to near $103 a barrel in Asia Monday on concern that economic growth will slow across the globe despite a tentative agreement in Washington on a $700 billion bailout package to stabilize the U.S. financial system.

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World Markets Fall as US Bailout Taking Time

Posted: 09/29/2008 - World stock markets tumbled Monday as investors reacted coolly to Washington's $700 billion bank bailout deal, recognizing that cleaning up the bad debt mess will take a long time and likely drag on global economic growth for the foreseeable future.

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Buffett to Congress: Bail out economy or face 'meltdown'

Posted: 09/28/2008 - Billionaire Warren Buffett told congressional negotiators that if they can't agree on a proposed financial bailout, the nation will face "its biggest financial meltdown in American history," two sources familiar with the talks said.

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Weakening Hurricane Kyle batters Nova Scotia

Posted: 09/28/2008 - Hurricane Kyle was battering the shores of Canadian province Nova Scotia on Sunday evening, and was expected to pass over New Brunswick, Canada, in the night, forecasters said.

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Reports: UK set to nationalize 2nd bank

Posted: 09/28/2008 - The troubled mortgage lender Bradford & Bingley is to be nationalized and sold off in parts, British media reported Sunday.

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S. African AIDS activists: Good riddance to Dr. Garlic

Posted: 09/28/2008 - AIDS activists are celebrating the removal of South Africa's health minister, who is accused of causing countless unnecessary deaths because of her mistrust of anti-AIDS medicines.

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Chavez reaffirms Russia alliance during visit

Posted: 09/28/2008 - In his second visit to Russia in as many months, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez met with counterpart Dmitry Medvedev Friday in the southern city of Orenburg.

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Eldery Woman Robbed Sunday Afternoon

Posted: 09/28/2008 - Topeka Police say a woman in her 70's was struck and robbed of her purse in the parking lot of 29th and S.E. California just after 4 p.m. Two citizens assisted the victim and apprehended the suspect who is reported to be her in twenties.

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Three arrested for Mexico grenade attack

Posted: 09/28/2008 - Three men have been arrested for a grenade attack last week on a crowd of revelers in Morelia that left eight people dead and 106 wounded, officials said Friday.

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Argentina grapples with fierce drought

Posted: 09/28/2008 - The northern province of Santa Fe usually boasts lush vegetation in September -- the Southern Hemisphere's spring -- but not this year, as Argentina grapples with its worst drought in a century.

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Helping child brides break free

Posted: 09/28/2008 - At an age when girls in the West still play with dolls, Nujood found herself married to a man three times her age. But in her home country of Yemen -- a deeply conservative Middle East Muslim nation -- this situation isn't uncommon.

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Syria: Car bomb kills 17 in Damascus

Posted: 09/28/2008 - A car bomb has exploded in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing at least 17 people and wounding about a dozen others, including women and children, according to government official.

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Year's fourth typhoon lashes Taiwan

Posted: 09/28/2008 - Typhoon Jangmi lashed Taiwan with torrential rains and powerful winds Sunday, causing widespread flooding, shutting down offices and forcing the cancellation of international flights.

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