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  • Banning half-naked men, love triangles on TV

    Iran has banned TV programs showing half-naked men and love triangles, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Monday, in the latest sign of a conservative crackdown on media in the Islamic state.

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    14 Sep 11
  • A sign is shown at the headquarters of eBay in San Jose, California February 2, 2010. Picture taken February 2, 2010.

    U.S. prosecutors have launched a criminal probe into whether eBay Inc employees took confidential information from classified ad website Craigslist as eBay sought to build a rival service, a copy of a grand jury subpoena obtained by Reuters shows.

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    14 Sep 11
  • Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke reacts while testifying before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee about ''The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress'' on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 14, 2011.

    The Federal Reserve, facing rising global financial strains and recession fears, is poised to increase downward pressure on longer-term interest rates next week in a bid to accelerate a sputtering U.S. recovery.

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    14 Sep 11
  • Many U.S. lawmakers and economists say China deliberately undervalues its currency, the yuan, against the dollar to give its companies an unfair price advantage in international markets.

    China’s Foreign Ministry urged U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday not to resort to “excuses” for trade protectionism after U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid pushed for legislation aimed at forcing China to loosen controls on its currency.

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    14 Sep 11
  • Republican wins in New York Democratic stronghold

    Republicans won an upset victory in a Democratic stronghold in New York on Tuesday in a special House of Representatives election for the seat vacated by former Representative Anthony Weiner, who resigned after a Twitter sex scandal.

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    14 Sep 11
  • Wolves Reach Agreement in Principle with Rick Adelman as Team’s Next Head Coach

    Minnesota Timberwolves Reach Agreement in Principle with Rick Adelman to Become Team’s Next Head Coach Veteran NBA Coach Ranks 8th in All-Time Coaching Victories with 945 Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the …

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    13 Sep 11
  • wild

    So many talk about Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi, the two key snipers who are newcomers to the Wild this offseason, but if the Wild’s going to end its three-year playoff drought, left wing Guillaume …

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    13 Sep 11
  • Twins manager Gardenhire talks to the media before the start of their MLB American League baseball game against the Tigers in Detroit

    THE STORY: The Minnesota Twins are trying to escape the AL Central cellar and the Kansas City Royals are looking to keep them there. The two worst teams in the division square off in a …

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    13 Sep 11