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Recession Over? Companies Hire at Slow Pace for 3rd Straight Month

Updated: 08/06/2010 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Companies showed a lack of confidence about hiring for a third straight month in July, making it likely the economy will grow more slowly the rest of the year. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.5 percent.

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Tropical Storm Colin is Back

Updated: 08/05/2010 - After falling apart shortly after it was declared a Tropical Storm, Colin has redeveloped in the Atlantic.

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Kagan Confirmed As Supreme Court Justice

Updated: 08/05/2010 - WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan Thursday as the Supreme Court's 112th justice and fourth woman, selecting a scholar with a reputation for brilliance, a dry sense of humor and a liberal legal bent.

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Gulf Oil Spill Gone? Not So Fast, Says Texas A&M Oceanographer

Posted: 08/05/2010 - Reports saying that 75 percent of the gulf oil spill has either been cleaned up or broken down by natural forces are likely incorrect, and there are still big problems lurking beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, says a Texas A&M scientist who conducted one of the first on-site studies of the spill.

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BP Plugs Well With Mud; Feds Say Much Of Oil Gone

Updated: 08/04/2010 - BP claimed a key victory Wednesday in the effort to plug its blown-out well as the government said much of the spilled oil is gone — though what's left is still at least quadruple the amount that poured from the Exxon Valdez.

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Dangerous Supplements You Need To Know About

Updated: 08/03/2010 - We Americans do love our dietary supplements. More than half of the adult population have taken them to stay healthy, lose weight, gain an edge in sports or in the bedroom, and avoid using prescription drugs. In 2009, we spent $26.7 billion on them, according to the Nutrition Business Journal, a trade publication.

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Spike Lee Screens Film That Includes Oil Spill

Updated: 08/01/2010 - Spike Lee screened some of his new HBO documentary that includes a look at the massive BP Gulf oil spill and says no one from the oil giant is speaking to him.

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Crowd on VIP alert at site of Clinton's NY wedding

Posted: 07/31/2010 - Sidewalks in a small village on New York's Hudson River are beginning to teem with reporters and onlookers anxious to spot A-list stars or notable politicians attending the wedding of Chelsea Clinton and her longtime boyfriend.

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DNA Results Awaited Following Bear Attack

Posted: 07/30/2010 - Now that a grizzly bear and her three cubs have all been rounded up, authorities in Montana are waiting for the results of DNA tests to confirm that they are the ones that attacked three people in a campground, killing one.

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Judge Strikes Down Parts of Arizona Immigration Law

Updated: 07/28/2010 - A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona's immigration law from taking effect, delivering a last-minute victory to opponents of the crackdown.

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Audit: US Can't Account For $8.7 Billion in Iraqi Funds

Posted: 07/27/2010 - The U.S. Defense Department is unable to properly account for over 95 percent of $9.1 billion in Iraqi oil money tapped by the U.S. for rebuilding the war ravaged nation, according to an audit released Tuesday.

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New BP Chief: Plugging Well Top Priority

Updated: 07/27/2010 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The newly named CEO of BP says his top priority is sealing its blown oil well for good and cleaning and restoring the Gulf of Mexico.

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BP's Tony Hayward To Leave CEO Position

Posted: 07/26/2010 - NEW ORLEANS – Tony Hayward, who became the face of BP's flailing efforts to contain the massive Gulf oil spill, will step down as chief executive in October and be offered a job with the company's joint venture in Russia, a person familiar with the matter said Monday.

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NATO: No Evidence Of Civilian Deaths By Rocket

Posted: 07/26/2010 - NATO says it's seen nothing that would back up a claim by Afghanistan's president that more than 50 civilians were killed by a NATO rocket attack last Friday in southern Afghanistan.

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Wikileaks: More US Documents Coming On Afghan War

Posted: 07/26/2010 - The release of some 91,000 secret U.S. military documents on the Afghanistan war is just the beginning, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange promised Monday, adding that he still has thousands more Afghan files to post online.

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Allegiant Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Ariz.

Posted: 07/25/2010 - Federal aviation officials say a Phoenix-bound Allegiant Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Flagstaff after an indicator light showed a possible fire in one of its two engines.

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The President Slams GOP Plan

Updated: 07/24/2010 - President Barack Obama says a House Republican economic plan is a step in the wrong direction.

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Bonnie Heads Inland, Rapidly Falls Apart

Updated: 07/24/2010 - Tropical Depression Bonnie continues to move toward the Gulf coast. The system is expected to make landfall Saturday night.

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