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Natural gas soars as cold grips homes, drillers

NEW YORK (AP) — The frigid winter of 2014 is setting the price of natural gas on fire.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Global markets hit by fears of growth slowdown

Fear is back in the market.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Suspect charged with murder in SC campus shooting

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A suspect was arrested early Saturday and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a student outside a dormitory at South Carolina State University, law enforcement officials said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Hospital told to take pregnant woman off support

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — For two months, Erick Munoz has sat inside a North Texas hospital room next to his pregnant, brain-dead wife, with what would be their second child together growing inside her.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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RNC showcased update, while losing image remains

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dueling faces of a conflicted political party were on display for all to see at the just-concluded Republican National Committee meeting.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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In address, Obama to focus on economic opportunity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to generate second-term momentum, President Barack Obama will confront a politically divided Congress with a demand to expand economic opportunity in America, asserting in his State of the Union address Tuesday that he will take action on his own if lawmakers fail to help shrink the income gap between the rich and the poor.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Fire at Quebec senior home; 5 dead, 30 missing

L'ISLE-VERTE, Quebec (AP) — A fire raged through a seniors' home in eastern Quebec on Thursday, trapping residents dependent on wheelchairs and walkers. Five died, about 30 were missing and Canada's prime minister said there is little doubt the death toll will be high.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Hagel vows to get to bottom of nuke missile ills

WASHINGTON (AP) — It began with his brief mention last fall of "troubling lapses" in the nuclear force. Weeks later Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel turned up the heat a notch by paying a rare visit to a nuclear missile base. And on Thursday he dropped his bombshell: a demand for quick answers to what ails this most sensitive of military missions.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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