Executive held in Egypt protests has been freed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.- Google Inc. says its marketing manager has been released in Egypt after being detained during anti-government protests two weeks ago. Google released a state..
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Families of US hikers hope case nearing resolution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The families of two Americans charged with spying in Iran said Monday they're glad that Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were able to proclaim their innocence in ..
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Federal regulators seek delays in bonuses for top bank executives

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON- Federal regulators are proposing that top executives at large financial firms wait at least three years to be paid half of their annual bonuses, a move designed to cut ..
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License to Tweet? UK may restrict posts from court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LONDON (AP) - English courts may restrict the public's freedom to post Twitter updates from inside hearings to avoid the risk of prejudicing trials, the head of the judiciary in En..
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Government to release findings of Toyota investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government on Tuesday plans to release the findings of its investigation into reports of sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles. The Transportation Department..
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Feds fast-track mid-Atlantic offshore wind energy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NORFOLK, Va.- The U.S. Department of Energy said Monday it intends to spend $50 million to speed the development of offshore wind farms, with a goal of issuing leases off four Atla..
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Super Bowl sets ratings record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Green Bay's victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl has surpassed last year's record-setting game in the Nielsen Co.'s preliminary ratings measuremen..
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Egypt stock market to resume trading

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAIRO (AP) - The Egyptian stock exchange says trading will resume Sunday. The massive protests that have roiled the country for the past two weeks panicked investors and pushed the..
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Witnesses say shots led to stampede at Ohio party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Partygoers stampeded to escape gunfire that killed one college student and wounded 11 people at an Ohio fraternity house, authorities said Monday as they se..
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Obama sees 'progress' on Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Egypt is "making progress" toward a path forward out of the political crisis enveloping the country. Obama didn't elaborate Monday in ..
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Hezbollah: Alliances with U.S., Israel hurt Arab regimes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The leader of the Hezbollah movement in Lebanon says that Arab regimes have been confronted by popular protest because of their alliances with the United States and Israel.
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US ports race to keep up with bigger Panama Canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAVANNAH, Ga.- When Savannah welcomed the largest cargo ship ever to call on its booming seaport, the visiting vessel barely fit. The Figaro had to sail in loaded at half capacity ..
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Swiss envoy says trial of U.S. hikers in Iran to continue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial of three U.S. hikers charged with espionage is expected to continue Monday in Iran, according to the office of the lawyer representing them.
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Thailand, Cambodia trade shots

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fighting flared for a third straight day Sunday along the Thai-Cambodian border over a disputed ancient temple despite a reported ceasefire and international efforts to soothe tensions.
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Karzai: Security transfer to Afghan control starts in March

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday that a critical phase in the transfer of security authority from international to domestic forces would begin March 21, a precursor to a planned full handover three years hence.
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International search is on for abducted Swiss twins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Police in three European countries were looking Sunday for 6-year-old twin girls abducted by their father, who was found dead last week.
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Tournament canceled after sumo wrestling scandal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An upcoming sumo wrestling tournament has been canceled in the wake of a match-fixing scandal that has rocked Japan\'s national sport, officials said.
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Ford to raise US factory production 13 percent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ford Motor Co. says it will increase U.S. factory production by 13 percent in the first quarter due to higher sales.      Vice Preside..
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President Obama says people who hate him don't know him

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he doesn't take it personally when people say they hate him.      People who say they don't like him, he says..
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Egypt VP meets opposition, offers new concessions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's vice president is reaching out to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and other opposition groups in an attempt to try to calm an anti-government upheaval.It's par..
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