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Accident Or Not? Palestinian Diplomat's Death Is A Mystery

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 8:20am

The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic was killed Wednesday by an explosion at his home in Prague. At first, officials said he may have triggered a bomb meant to explode only if a safe was tampered with. But other officials are disputing that account.

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Futures Under Pressure To Start 2014

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 8:05am

Futures under pressure to start 2014

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Doctors Shut Down Most Services At Bangui Camp

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 8:04am

Doctors shut down most services at Bangui camp

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Day 9: Ophira Eisenberg, The 1980s Girl Guide

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 8:00am

On the 9th day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: host Ophira Eisenberg as a Canadian Girl Scout.

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Jobless Claims Were Nearly Unchanged Last Week

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 7:47am

But the fact that 339,000 applications were filed — the fewest in a month — is a hopeful sign. Meanwhile, the most-anticipated news about the labor market each month, on the unemployment rate and job growth, won't be released until Jan. 10.

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Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 7:38am

Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES

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Macy's, Martha Stewart Living Reach Settlement

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 7:29am

Macy's, Martha Stewart Living reach settlement

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Two By Two: London Zoo Counts Its Many Inhabitants

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 7:15am

Two by two: London Zoo counts its many inhabitants

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Top Stories: Northeast Winter Blast; Antarctic Expedition

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 7:13am

Also: Former Israel prime minister Ariel Sharon is said to be deterorating; hackers strike Skype and Snapchat; people are still missing from yesterday's big apartment fire in Minneapolis; and recreational marijuana is now legal to sell in Colorado.

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Kerry In Israel For New Round Of Mideast Talks

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 6:33am

Kerry in Israel for new round of Mideast talks

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Lebanon Working To Confirm ID Of Al-Qaida Suspect

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 6:28am

Lebanon working to confirm ID of al-Qaida suspect

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Italian Navy Rescues 233 Migrants South Of Sicily

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 6:21am

Italian navy rescues 233 migrants south of Sicily

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10 Things To Know For Today

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 6:20am

10 Things to Know for Today

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Czechs Look For Explosive Killing Ambassador

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:43am

Czechs look for explosive killing ambassador

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VIDEO: Stranded Passengers Flown To Safety In Antarctic

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:35am

The 52 scientists and paying passengers aboard the MV Akademik Shokalskiy had been stranded by ice since Christmas Eve. They've been flown by helicopter to an Australian ship in open waters. The 22 crew members of the Akademik Shokalskiy are staying behind. It's hoped the ship will soon break free.

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Dubai Organizers Sorry For New Year's Eve Mess

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:26am

Dubai organizers sorry for New Year's Eve mess

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Egypt Sets Jan. 28 For Ousted Morsi's 3rd Trial

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:05am

Egypt sets Jan. 28 for ousted Morsi's 3rd trial

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NY Bathers Splash Into New Year With Ocean Swim

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:03am

NY bathers splash into new year with ocean swim

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Fiat Stock Soars After Deal For Rest Of Chrysler

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 4:47am

Fiat stock soars after deal for rest of Chrysler

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Opposition: Ex-Rwandan Intelligence Chief Killed

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 3:55am

Opposition: ex-Rwandan intelligence chief killed

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