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  • Demonstrators from the left-wing Parti de Gauche political party demonstrate outside the offices of Standard and Poor's in Paris, January 13, 2012. A euro zone official said that France and Austria would lose their top-notch triple-A ratings and Slovakia would also be affected in an announcement expected later today. Banners read "Notations Kill"

    Standard & Poor’s downgraded the credit ratings of nine euro- zone countries, stripping France and Austria of their coveted triple-A status but not EU paymaster Germany, in a Black Friday the 13th for the troubled single currency area.

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    13 Jan 12
  • Tea Party may get rebuffed in tax cut showdown

    House Speaker John Boehner, hoping to spare fellow Republicans a second embarrassing defeat over payroll tax cuts, is prepared to navigate around rebellious Tea Party-aligned lawmakers to get a deal, according to congressional aides.

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    13 Jan 12
  • Russian villager mistakenly buys Kalashnikov arsenal

    A Russian villager discovered a stockpile of Kalashnikov assault rifles hidden in the wooden crates he bought for $15 from a stranger to use as fuel for his winter stove.

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    13 Jan 12
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    Girls Hockey: New Ulm 6 Marshall 0

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    13 Jan 12
  • The Latest – January 13, 2012

    Timberwolves at Hornets(New Orleans, LA) — The 3-and-7 Timberwolves return to action tonight against the 3-and-7 Hornets in New Orleans. Minnesota will try to get back in the win column after losing back-to-back games to …

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    13 Jan 12
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    THE STORY: The Minnesota Timberwolves and host New Orleans Hornets will take identical records into their game Friday night. The Timberwolves have lost four of five and coach Rick Adelman was contemplating lineup changes after …

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    13 Jan 12
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    Austin Hollins scored a career-high 18 points and made a pair of crucial free throws with 15 seconds left as Minnesota held on for its first Big Ten win of the season Thursday, a stunning …

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    13 Jan 12
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    NHL Team Report – Minnesota Wild – INSIDE SHOTS Wild coach Mike Yeo has tried to stay the course as his team has struggled. He has remained calm throughout. After Thursday’s 5-2 loss in Chicago …

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    13 Jan 12