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3 coordinated bomb attacks hit hotels in Baghdad

BAGHDAD — In a coordinated attack as devastating as it was ruthlessly efficient, three bombs unleashed minutes apart on Monday wrecked landmark hotels in Baghdad, undermining faith in Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Ma

'Avatar' replaces 'Titanic' in record books

LOS ANGELES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - "Titanic" just hit an iceberg named "Avatar."

Group: Bin Laden wording 'indicator' of coming attack

Osama bin Laden's word choice in the latest audio message attributed to him is seen as a "possible indicator" of an upcoming attack by his Al-Qaeda network, a US monitoring group warned Sunday.

Why the GOP should still be nervous

Republicans are riding high in the wake of Scott Brown’s win, talking up an authentic resurgence for their party and a real chance for reclaiming power. Don’t bet on it.

Obama: "I'll never stop fighting for you"

ELYRIA, Ohio (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, ending a tough week, told Americans on Friday he would keep fighting to create jobs and reform healthcare.

Wall Street: Obama's Bank Crackdown Signals Policy Shift

WASHINGTON D.C.—President Obama's new proposals to crack down on Wall Street - first the new tax on big banks last week, then Thursday's new restrictions on big banks - signal a somewhat new approach to financ

Haiti: Returning to Work Helps Survivors Deal with Grief

PORT-AU-PRINCE — For once, business as usual is a good thing in Haiti.

Obama Seen as Anti-Business by 77% of U.S. Investors

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) — U.S. investors overwhelmingly see President Barack Obama as anti-business and question his ability to manage a financial crisis, according to a Bloomberg survey.

First Tea Party convention draws fire from its own members

The convention is being held at a fancy resort, features $550 ticket prices, a steak and lobster dinner and a guest speaker with a $100,000 speaking fee.

Cowboys sign Phillips to extenstion

IRVING, Texas — Wade Phillips, the head coach with the highest winning percentage in Dallas Cowboys' history, has some job security.