Report: FEMA hasn't tried to recoup $643 million

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By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A government audit says the Federal Emergency Management Agency hasn't tried to collect roughly $643 million in improper payments made to victims of Hurricane Ka..
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Obama returns to Washington to face emboldened GOP

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By: Danielle Koleniak

HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama got what he wanted from his Hawaiian vacation: nearly two weeks away from the spotlight. The peaceful lull ends Tuesday when he returns to Wa..
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Oil prices start the new year at a 26-month high

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By: Danielle Koleniak

Oil prices rose past $92 a barrel on Monday to a 26-month high, as the new year began with the prospect of still higher energy prices to come. Benchmark oil for February delivery r..
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Australian towns brace for more flooding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Rising floodwaters cut off the last ground route into the eastern Australian city of Rockhampton on Monday, as police pegged the number of people affected by prolonged flooding at 200,000.
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Cables point to German-French battle over satellite tech

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By: WINK Administrator

Normally Germany and France are close partners at the heart of Europe -- but U.S. diplomatic cables suggest a battle royal between the two allies over satellite technology, with the German space and intelligence agencies accusing the French of bad faith and looking to the United States as a future partner to develop next-generation satellites.
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Jerry Brown sworn in again as California's governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Democrat Jerry Brown has been sworn in as California's 39th governor, returning to the office he left 28 years ago but inheriting a more troubled state th..
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Breakthrough blood test offers new hope in fight against cancer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BOSTON (AP) - A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's off..
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Report: Facebook nets $500 million investment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - A reported investment by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor of $500 million in Facebook is a further sign that the social networking behemoth is becoming a powerf..
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Dollar General plans to hire 6,000 new employees this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Here's some good jobs news for the new year: Dollar General is creating  six-thousand new jobs this year.  The discount retailer said it plans to open ..
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Orioles pitcher surrenders in Dominican murder case

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By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a Baltimore Orioles pitcher was involved in the shooting death of a 25-year-old man.
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Witness: Palestinian shot, left for 30 minutes

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By: WINK Administrator

A Palestinian man who was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers was left on the ground for 30 minutes before receiving medical attention, a man who said he witnessed the incident told CNN.
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Senate Democrats vow to block health care repeal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Senate Democrats are warning House Speaker-elect John Boehner they'll block any Republican effort to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Cit..
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Bones found in north Ga. belong to missing woman

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By: Danielle Koleniak

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say bones found over the weekend in Georgia belong to a woman who vanished while out for a walk more than a year ago. Kristi Cornwell was 38 when sh..
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British police warn women after murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A murderer is at large in England, police warned in connection with a case that has gripped the country for more than two weeks.
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Factories grow for 17th straight month in Dec.

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By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Manufacturers produced more goods and booked more orders last month, leading to the fastest growth in factory activity since May. The Institute for Supply Managem..
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S. Korea: Attack a chance for change

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By: WINK Administrator

South Korea\'s president said Monday the country should use the attack on Yeonpyeong Island as an opportunity to reflect on security and overhaul the country\'s defenses.
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Fatality confirmed from Australian flooding

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By: WINK Administrator

A 41-year-old Queensland woman is the first confirmed fatality of massive flooding in Australia, an emergency agency said Sunday.
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Iran claims it shot down 'Western spy planes'

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By: WINK Administrator

Iran said Sunday it had shot down what it described as two Western spy planes over the Persian Gulf, according to Iranian media reports.
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Major earthquake strikes central Chile

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the central coastal area of Chile on Sunday, some 70 kilometers (45 miles) northwest of Temuco, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Magnitude-7.1 quake shakes southern Chile

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - A magnitude-7.1 earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, frightening hundreds of people who fled for higher ground fearing it could generate a tsunami like..
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