Lawmaker urges SEC to look at high-speed trading

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By: Jessica Hehir

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee says federal regulators need to take a close look at computer-based high-speed trading and whether that new phenomena..
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Public Hearing on oil spill set

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By: Jessica Hehir

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard and the Minerals Management Service are holding public hearings on the investigation into what caused an oil rig explosion off the Louisiana coas..
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Palestinian leaders agree to indirect talks with Israel

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By: WINK Administrator

Palestinian leaders have agreed to begin indirect peace talks with Israel, a Palestinian official said Saturday.
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EU approves $560B crisis fund

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By: WINK Administrator

Europe\'s finance ministers approved in an emergency meeting a \"stabilization mechanism\" that could provide at least 440 billion euros ($560 billion) for a crisis aid package aimed at ensuring financial stability in Europe.
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U.S., UK troops march through Moscow

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By: WINK Administrator

Troops from the U.S, Britain and France marched in the annual Victory Day parade through Red Square for the first time Sunday, a step Russia\'s president called a nod toward their \"common victory\" in World War II.
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Afghanistan's last Jew vows to stay put

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By: WINK Administrator

Zablon Simintov is always guaranteed the best seat in his local synagogue here, but the privilege comes with a downside: he\'s the last Jew in Afghanistan.
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Volcanic ash cloud disrupts flights

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By: WINK Administrator

Ash spewing from an Icelandic volcano prompted flight cancellations in parts of Europe again on Sunday.
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Uncertainty looms as leaders work to resolve British election

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By: WINK Administrator

The United Kingdom\'s Conservative and Liberal Democrats parties plan to meet Sunday morning as leading politicians work to resolve a national election that failed to yield an outright winner.
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Quake strikes off Indonesia coast

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By: WINK Administrator

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia on Sunday but did not trigger a tsunami, the National Weather Service said.
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Obama 'very concerned' about Greece

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By: WINK Administrator

President Obama is \"very concerned\" about Greece\'s economic crisis and sees mounting threats against the United States from non-state actors, he said in an interview released Saturday by the White House.
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Ice halts oil spill containment efforts

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By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Ice-like crystals encrusting a 100-ton steel-and-concrete box meant to contain oil gushing from a broken well deep in the Gulf of Mexico forced crews S..
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Oil washes on shore

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By: Jessica Hehir

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A Coast Guard official says tar balls that are believed to be from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are washing up on an Alabama island. Coast Guard chief ..
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Terrorists shift focus to Western targets

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By: Jessica Hehir

 WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. counter-terrorism officials say the failed Times Square bombing may be evidence that militant leaders in Pakistan are shifting focus away from their ho..
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Update: No oil impact expected in SWFL for next 72 hours

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By: Jessica Hehir

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State Emergency Response Team, in support of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), is actively participating in the Deepwater Horizon..
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Volcano extends travel time

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By: Jessica Hehir

BRUSSELS (AP) - Travelers flying across the Atlantic Saturday can expect a longer flight. Ocean winds are carrying the ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano south. The 1,200-mile-lon..
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More than 2 million gallons of oil-water mix collected

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By: Jessica Hehir

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard says about 2.1 million gallons of an oil-water mix has been collected since a spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC chief operating officer ..
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Dozens injured in Staten Island ferry crash

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By: Jessica Hehir

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say at least one person was seriously hurt and as many as 35 suffered minor injuries when a Staten Island ferry boat struck a pier at a terminal in New ..
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Severe storm kills 54 in India

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By: WINK Administrator

A powerful storm has killed at least 54 people in northern and eastern India, authorities said Saturday.
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Russian mine blasts kill 12, trap dozens more

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By: WINK Administrator

A pair of explosions at Russia\'s largest coal mine has left 11 dead and has trapped roughly 70 others -- including 20 rescue workers -- the country\'s state-run TV reported Sunday.
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Russian mine blasts kill 11, trap dozens more

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A pair of explosions at Russia\'s largest coal mine has left 11 dead and has trapped roughly 70 others -- including 20 rescue workers -- the country\'s state-run TV reported Sunday.
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