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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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GOP Candidates Slam Health Law

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:21
The law known as Obamacare is being featured in television ads up and down the ticket, a measure of how potent the GOP believes the issue has become in motivating voters.
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Syrian Official Casts Doubt on Geneva Talks

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 13:42
The Syrian regime sees no point in further peace talks if the opposition and its Western backers keep insisting that President Bashar al-Assad relinquish power, the deputy foreign minister said.
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Toyota to Settle U.S. Probe for $1.2 Billion

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 13:21
The U.S. announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota, ending a criminal probe into the firm's handling of allegations that some cars accelerated despite drivers' attempts to stop.
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Live Blog: the Fed Decision and Yellen's First Press Conference

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 13:17
Janet Yellen wraps up her first policy meeting Wednesday as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, then holds her first press conference. She will likely face questions on the reduction in bond purchases.
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CEOs See No Quick Increase in Hiring

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:22
U.S. business leaders are increasingly looking to boost spending. But that probably won't come in ways that would drive rapid hiring or economic growth, according to a new survey of top CEOs.
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Speedy Traders Face Scrutiny

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:08
Regulators are taking aim at the relationship between high-frequency trading firms and major exchanges, examining whether the preferential treatment market operators offer the firms puts other investors at a disadvantage.
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GM CEO Vows Changes in Wake of Recalls

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 07:48
GM chief Mary Barra said a new global safety head will meet with her monthly and said investigators have been told there are "no sacred cows" in identifying how an ignition-switch recall was mishandled.
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Malaysia Cedes Some Control in Search

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 06:22
Authorities in Kuala Lumpur began ceding some control of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to several other nations after operations in some areas ground to a halt for lack of guidance.
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