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The New Future for American Coal: Export

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 12:21
As environmental restrictions and abundant natural gas reduce coal consumption at home, exports have become more important for U.S. mining companies.
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U.S. Jobless Claims Tick Up But Stay Near Recent Low

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 10:32
The number of people filing for first-time jobless benefits rose slightly last week but remained near a three-month low, suggesting a steady labor market.
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Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Takes Stand

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:54
In a surprise move, alleged al Qaeda spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, took the stand in his own defense in Manhattan.
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Republican Strategists Split: Focus on 2014 or 2016?

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:53
Republicans are divided over how to achieve two conflicting goals: Maximizing wins in 2014 congressional races and better positioning the party for victory in the 2016 presidential contest, when the electorate will look much different.
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Ukraine Abandons Its Military Bases in Crimea

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:00
Ukraine is preparing to pull its remaining military personnel and their families from the breakaway region of Crimea, effectively conceding defeat after Russia said it would annex the strategic peninsula.
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First Lady Embarks on Visit to China

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:54
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to China will focus on education, spotlight the rare rise of a Chinese first lady and attempt to dissolve tension between the two countries.
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Free Isn't Easy for Higher Ed

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:51
Tennessee's governor wants to make community and technical colleges free, to strengthen the state's workforce and attract investment. Enrollment worries have some private colleges pushing back.
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Yellen Debut Rattles Markets

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 05:35
Investors bristled after Janet Yellen emerged from her first meeting as Federal Reserve chairwoman with some unsettling signals about the central bank's outlook for short-term interest rates.
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Data Was Deleted From Pilot's Flight Simulator

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:23
Malaysian investigators have found that some data from a flight simulator taken from the home of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's pilot was deleted.
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Illinois Governor's Re-Election Bid Dogged by Fiscal Woes

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:50
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, widely seen as the most vulnerable Democratic governor seeking re-election, is contending with a looming budget hole as he faces Republican Bruce Rauner in November.
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Cuomo Book Due Out Aug. 5

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:37
A memoir by Gov. Andrew Cuomo will reach bookstores Aug. 5, according to his publisher, HarperCollins.
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Texas Court Agrees to Review DeLay Case

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:35
Texas' highest criminal court agreed to review a lower court's ruling overturning the money-laundering conviction of former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.
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Some in Hillary Clinton's Circle Hope She Won't Run in 2016

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 17:12
A Hillary Clinton candidacy looks like a sure thing, with marquee Democratic donors and activists mobilizing for her entrance into the 2016 race. Yet some of her closest confidants aren't sure she should run.
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How Putin Parried Obama's Overtures

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 16:17
Moscow's move to absorb Crimea came despite breakneck U.S. diplomatic efforts, showing the limits of the Obama administration's approach to working with Vladimir Putin.
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Kocherlakota Dissents over Fed's Change to Guidance Policy

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 16:13
Kocherlakota opposes the Fed's decision to end offering numbers-based guidance to govern the timing of the central bank's short-term target rate increases.
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