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A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average above 11,000 after the opening bell, Monday, April 12, 2010 Dow drops under 17,000
(CNBC) — U.S. stocks declined on Tuesday, pulling the Dow under 17,000, as geopolitical worries neutralized upbeat earnings from corporations including Merck & Co.. | “Investors are clearl... (photo: AP / Richard Drew) WorldNetDaily
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Mangrove trees growing at edge of island, Madagascar Madagascar billed as surfing paradise
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar. | The island nation in the Indian Ocean has become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association as part of a drive to promote... (photo: Creative Commons) San Francisco Chronicle
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FILE - In this April 20, 2009 file photo, people enter the Bank of New York building in New York's Financial District. Bank of New York Mellon Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and American Express Co. will not be asked to raise more capital when federal officials announce the test results Thursday, May 7, 2009, according to people briefed on the results. The people requested anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file) 'Patriotic' Big Banks Profit Helping U.S. Companies Dodge Taxes
After wrecking the U.S. economy and sucking hundreds of billions of dollars from American taxpayers for their own survival, what can our patriotic big banks do for an encore? Why, help American compan... (photo: AP / Richard Drew, file) Huffington Post
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PLO announcement of 24-hour Gaza ceasefire disavowed by Hamas PLO announcement of 24-hour Gaza ceasefire disavowed by Hamas
Militant groups reject claim of agreement to pause fighting, as Palestinian delegation meet in Cairo aiming to end war | Shells hit fuel tanks at Gaza's only power plant, causing a massive explosion a... (photo: UN / Paulo Filgueiras) The Guardian
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Palestinians flee their houses following an Israeli ground offensive in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip The Children of War: A Humanitarian Catastrophe Unfolds in Gaza
Israel's incursion into the Gaza Strip triggered a bloody war. Brutal images of dead and injured Palestinians have circulated widely, but a cease-fire stillappears to be a long way off. | Ahmed is hu... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) Spiegel Online
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UN chief reinforces call for Gaza ceasefire UN chief reinforces call for Gaza ceasefire
AP: | Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza war yesterday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end th... (photo: UN / /Eskinder Debebe) The Gleaner
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