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Massive Earthquake Hits Chile

By Jose Luis Saavedra One of the world’s most powerful earthquakes in a century battered Chile on Saturday, killing at least 214 people, knocking down buildings and triggering a tsunami that threatened Pacific coastlines as

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What Are Banks Doing With Our Money?

By James Turk Instead of depositor money being used to stimulate economic activity in the private sector by lending to businesses and consumers, the banks are helping to fund the growing federal deficits. This re-allocation

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Norway Does It Their Way

By Matthew Futterman and Kevin Helliker Vancouver, British Columbia Norway’s Olympic team has won a surprising 17 medals in Vancouver so far, enough to place it third overall and only one gold medal behind the

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Administration to Stop Foreclosures ?

By Dawn Kopecki The Obama administration may expand efforts to ease the housing crisis by banning all foreclosures on home loans unless they have been screened and rejected by the government’s Home Affordable Modification Program.

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Senate Votes to Extend Patriot Act

Democrats have retreated from adding new privacy protections to the primary U.S counterterrorism law, stymied by Senate Republicans who argued the changes would weaken terror investigations. The proposed protections were cast aside when Senate Democrats

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Sultans of Swap

by Gordon T Long The Bond Vigilantes are dead – RIP – Long Live the Sultans of Swap Every parent has had that moment when their child asks them the simplest sounding question but in