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IMF raises outlook for global and US economies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is slightly more optimistic about the global and U.S. economies this year than it was three months ago.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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NOAA: World in 2013 was 4th hottest on record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year was tied for the fourth warmest year on record around the world.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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Brutality of Syria war casts doubt on peace talks

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's conflict was sparked by an act of brutality — the detention and torture of schoolchildren who spray-painted anti-government graffiti in a southern city. In the three years since, the civil war has evolved into one of the most savage conflicts in decades.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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Heavy snow, frigid temps take aim at eastern US

 

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some schools are dismissing early and the federal government has closed its offices in the Washington area as a winter storm bears down on the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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Legislation proposed in WV to regulate chemicals

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday proposed tighter regulations for chemical storage facilities after a spill contaminated the water supply for 300,000 people.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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2 nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise, a South Texas police chief said. But a federal official said there was no connection between the arrests and the retailer's credit card data theft.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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Cause of deadly Omaha plant explosion unknown

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After a blast caused much of an Omaha manufacturing plant to collapse, some workers found themselves buried in debris and others scrambled for their lives.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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Sex abuse files on 30 Chicago priests going public

CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents showing how the Archdiocese of Chicago handled the sexual abuse of children by priests will be made public Tuesday, providing the broadest look yet into the details of what the archdiocese knew and did — or didn't do — about the scandal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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