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Yankee Stadium deal criticized by lawmakers

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A congressional panel took has taken tough swings at the New York Yankees and New York City government over a new stadium for the Yankees. But neither the team nor the city budged from their positions on the $1.3 billion structure.

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Mich. AG settles with Comerica in securities probe

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox says his office has reached a settlement with the investment arm of Comerica Inc. over the sale of $1.46 billion in auction-rate securities.

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Central banks inject billions

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Hoping to deliver a counter-punch to the global credit crisis, the Federal Reserve today pumped billions of dollars into financial markets in the U.S. and abroad.

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Could NY W. Nile spike be linked to foreclosures?

Posted: 09/18/2008 - An increase in the number of West Nile Virus cases this summer has officials in one New York community studying whether the spike could be linked to the rise in mortgage foreclosures.

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25 in Yemen arrested in attack on US embassy

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A senior security official in Yemen says 25 militants have been rounded up and are being questioned about yesterday's deadly attack on the U.S. Embassy there.

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Interior tries to set things right after scandal

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne will expand ethics oversight following reports revealing parties, sexual relationships and lavish gifts between government oil brokers and energy company employees.

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Kentucky Supreme Court upholds death sentence

Posted: 09/18/2008 - The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of an eastern Kentucky man for two slayings even though the FBI concluded an analyst "overstated the significance" of some evidence.

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Ike's remnants batter farm crops

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Some farmers in the path of Hurricane Ike's remnants saw profits sink as strong winds battered crops.

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Edwards' wife says trust is biggest hurdle

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Elizabeth Edwards says trust is probably the "most difficult hurdle" to overcome following her husband's revelation last month that he had an extramarital affair.

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Leading indicators fall as building permits drop

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A private business group's measure of the economy's health dropped for the second consecutive month in August as building permits dropped and unemployment claims rose.

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Psychologists vote against role in interrogation

Posted: 09/18/2008 - The nation's leading psychologist's association has voted to ban its members from taking part in interrogations at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and other military detention sites.

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New interstate bridge in Minneapolis opens

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Many Minnesota commuters are taking advantage of the new Interstate 35W "smart bridge" that opened this morning, a little more than a year after the old one collapsed.

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Tyson announces expansion in Brazil

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Tyson Foods Inc. says it's bought two poultry companies and has acquired majority ownership in a third in southern Brazil, home to the country's biggest producers of corn and soybeans.

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US woman killed in Yemen embassy attack

Posted: 09/18/2008 - The State Department has confirmed that a young American woman and her Yemeni husband were killed in a terrorist attack at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen.

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LG&E has nearly 2,000 working to restore power

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A Louisville-area utility has a record high number of crew members working to restore power to homes and businesses left without power since hurricane-force winds battered Kentucky on Sunday.

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Bush says he's concerned about markets

Updated: 09/18/2008 - President Bush says he shares the American people's concern about the situation in U.S. financial markets and the economy.

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Plane carrying IBWC officials found in Mexico

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The U.S. Border Patrol says it has found a plane carrying two International Boundary and Water Commission officials and two others in a rugged section of the Sierra Madre mountains in Mexico.

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