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Cold hits much of nation as Northeast faces storm (Reuters)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Temperatures in most of the country stayed near or below freezing on Sunday,...

Accused Tucson shooter to appear in federal court (Reuters)

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Tucson shooting rampage suspect Jared Loughner is due to appear in federal court...

Congresswoman Giffords on road to rehab in Texas (Reuters)

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Representative Gabrielle Giffords has begun what will likely be a months-long recovery at...

EFSF could use different interest rates: Bruederle (Reuters)

EFSF could use different interest rates: Bruederle 
    (Reuters)

BERLIN (Reuters) – The European rescue fund could use different interest rates in the debt it raises to help boost its effective lending capacity without having to increase the headline sum, German Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle said. “One could for instance work with different interest rates within the (European Financial Stability Facility) EFSF,” Bruederle was quoted as saying in an interview with Die Welt am Sonntag newspaper seen on Saturday ahead of publication

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Apple hits 10 billion apps mark (AP)

Apple hits 10 billion apps mark 
    (AP)

NEW YORK – Apple says that its app store has hit the 10 billion downloads mark. The milestone, announced on Apple Inc.’s website Saturday, arrives as the company’s hugely popular smart phone is likely to become even more popular with the addition next month of Verizon Wireless as a carrier. The company has sold tens of millions of iPhones since the device launched in 2007 and continues to expand the use of apps with its iPad tablet computer

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Smarts, not schemes, are what make Rex so sexy (AP)

Smarts, not schemes, are what make Rex so sexy 
    (AP)

Rex Ryan is a better talker than any of his peers — glib, self-assured and sly as a fox — and that’s just his R-rated material. If games were decided in the interview room instead of on a field, you could hand the Super Bowl trophy to the Jets right now

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Politics

Obama touts trade, innovation 
    (Politico)

Obama touts trade, innovation (Politico)

In his weekly address to the nation, President Barack Obama said boosting overseas trade and encouraging domestic innovation during the...

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First in nation, last with Palin 
    (Politico)

First in nation, last with Palin (Politico)

If Sarah Palin decides to run for president, she could quickly find that it’s not Arizona, but New Hampshire that...

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First in nation, last with Palin 
    (Politico)

First in nation, last with Palin (Politico)

If Sarah Palin decides to run for president, she could quickly find that it’s not Arizona, but New Hampshire that...

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US Rep. Bachmann brings tea party message to Iowa 
    (AP)

US Rep. Bachmann brings tea party message to Iowa (AP)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann brought her tea party message and possible presidential ambitions to Iowa on...

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All eyes on Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst in Senate race 
    (AP)

All eyes on Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst in Senate race (AP)

AUSTIN, Texas – With considerable personal wealth and one of the most powerful jobs in Texas state government, Republican Lt....

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Revived Obama faces tough State of Union challenge 
    (Reuters)

Revived Obama faces tough State of Union challenge (Reuters)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – His poll numbers are on the rise after a tough year, he has recaptured some of his...

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Business

SEC urges new fiduciary rule for brokers, advisers (Reuters)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. ...

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U.S. closes four banks, biggest is in Denver (Reuters)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. authorities closed four banks -- one in Denver and three...

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Facebook to unveil financials, raises $1.5 billion (Reuters)

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Facebook is preparing to open its books this year or early...

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Bar set high as stocks face pullback (Reuters)

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The much anticipated pullback is finally under way, some investors...

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Correction: Lee Enterprises earnings (AP)

NEW YORK – An Associated Press story Wednesday reflected incorrectly the financial performance of...

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Summary Box: Fitch gives Greece thumbs up (AP)

THE HEADLINE Fitch Ratings gave cautionary approval to Greece's progress in getting its debt...

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