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Fed Talking Tough on the Threat of Inflation

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Many analysts believe that, after two days of meetings, the Federal Reserve will start threatening interest rate hikes to fight inflation, but will not actually raise them after this meeting.

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6 Dead in Henderson, Ky., Plastics Plant Shooting

Updated: 06/25/2008 - Kentucky man apparently went home while on break to get his gun after an argument with his supervisor. Two other victims were injured in the shooting, they were taken via helicopter to a hospital

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Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Leaves Dutch Embassy

Updated: 06/25/2008 - Violence-wracked Zimbabwe needs United Nations peacekeepers to help prepare the way for new elections, the country's opposition leader said in a call from his haven at the Dutch Embassy.

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Canadian Man Dies after being Tasered by Police

Posted: 06/24/2008 - A Canadian citizen's group said Tuesday that it was investigating the death of a man shortly after police used a Taser gun to subdue him - the latest in a rash of deaths involving the high-voltage weapons.

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Nebraska Man Accused of Firing Crossbow at Neighbor

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Lincoln police arrest a 49-year-old man accused of firing a crossbow at his neighbor. Officer Katie Flood said the man got into an argument with his 25-year-old neighbor about the breed of the neighbor's dog Saturday evening. The owner said the dog was a pit bull, but older man said it was a Labrador.

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Man in India Jailed for Caring for Orphaned Bear

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Ram Singh MundaA brought an orphaned bear cub home from the forests of India to console his 6-year-old daughter, who had just lost her mother. Ram was arrested and jailed for violating wildlife laws, the bear was sent to a zoo where it refuses to eat and his daughter was sent to a state-run boarding school.

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Chavez defends candidate blacklist

Posted: 06/24/2008 - President Hugo Chavez defended Venezuela's top anti-corruption official on Tuesday for barring roughly 400 potential candidates - most from the opposition - from running in upcoming elections.

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Shanghai to Restrict Dissidents During Olympics

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Shanghai has banned dissidents, Falun Gong members and other regime critics from leaving the city during the August Olympics, a human rights group said Tuesday.

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6 Allegedly Steal Electronics from Moving Trailer

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Six Romanians have been arrested on allegations they stole mobile phones and laptops from the back of a tractor-trailer as they followed it down a German autobahn at 60 miles an hour, Dortmund police said Tuesday.

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OPEC President: No Need to Raise Supply

Posted: 06/24/2008 - OPEC President Chakib Khelil said Tuesday that oil producers saw no need to raise supply and blamed record oil prices on factors outside the cartel's control, such as U.S. pressure on Iran and the weak U.S. dollar.

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Spokeswoman: Amy Winehouse doesn't have emphysema

Posted: 06/24/2008 - A discrepancy regarding the health of Amy Winehouse arose after the Grammy-winning singer's father said she had early stage emphysema brought on by smoking crack cocaine and cigarettes.

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McCain Calls for Energy Efficient Government

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Republican John McCain said Tuesday the federal government should practice the energy efficiency he preaches, pledging as president to switch official vehicles to green technologies and do the same for office buildings.

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Housing Rescue Plan Passes Key Senate Test

Posted: 06/24/2008 - A massive foreclosure rescue bill cleared a key Senate test Tuesday by an overwhelming margin, with Democrats and Republicans both eager to claim election-year credit for helping hard-pressed homeowners.

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US Navy Sailors Left Behind in Hong Kong

Posted: 06/24/2008 - About 100 American sailors were left behind in Hong Kong after a Navy aircraft carrier departed early because of weather concerns, an official said Tuesday.

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Charter drops Web tracking plans

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Charter Communications is dropping plans to track the Web use of some high-speed Internet subscribers, citing concerns raised by its customers.

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World now has 10 million millionaires, report says

Posted: 06/24/2008 - The number of people around the world with at least $1 million in assets passed 10 million for the first time last year, according to a new report. And their bank accounts are growing even faster.

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Kodak to buy back $1 billion in shares

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Eastman Kodak Co. said Tuesday it is buying back up to $1 billion, or about a quarter, of its outstanding stock, by tapping a $581 million tax refund and a cash surplus the picture-taking pioneer has amassed since selling its health-imaging business early last year.

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DC cracks down on negligent landlords

Posted: 06/24/2008 - James Weaver points out the buckets he has stacked in his living room to catch the rain that comes in through his crumbling ceiling. In the bathroom, he gives the toilet a little push and it moves. Then he notices he has to empty the cat's dish - of vermin.

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Case Against Fake Police Officer Upends Mo. Town

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Bill Jakob arrived in this small town with an offer to help police curb the community's methamphetamine problem. He had a badge and a gun and told officials he had previously

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