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  • Cain, already hit by allegations of sexual harassment, denied an affair but he addressed the idea of giving up his presidential bid for the first time

    A woman accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain on Monday of having a 13-year affair with her that ended just months ago, a new charge that could derail his campaign for the White House.

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    29 Nov 11
  • The whereabouts of the former PaineWebber banker had been unknown until Sunday.

    Reuters found a Japanese banker who is a key figure in the Olympus Corp accounting scandal at a luxury apartment block in Hong Kong on Sunday, where he exploded in anger at finally being tracked down.

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    27 Nov 11
  • This would very likely cause those countries' ratings to be moved into speculative grade

    Moody’s Investors Service said on Monday the rapid escalation of the euro zone sovereign and banking crisis is threatening the credit standing of all European sovereigns.

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    27 Nov 11
  • A protester chants slogans during a demonstration against the Egyptian military council in Tahrir square in Cairo November 25, 2011

    Protesters demanding an end to army rule in Egypt sought on Saturday to build on momentum from a mass protest, bedding down in Cairo’s Tahrir Square for a ninth day just two days before the first free parliamentary polls in living memory.

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    26 Nov 11
  • Customers shop at Macy's department store in New York November 25, 2011.

    Bargain hunters flocked to stores late Thursday and overnight Friday, searching for deals on big screen televisions, video games and toys while fretting about their own shaky economic well-being.

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    25 Nov 11
  • Greyhound bus driver leaves passengers stranded

    Greyhound bus company is conducting an investigation after a bus driver left 45 passengers stranded for about eight hours in the middle of the night at a gas station in the state of Missouri.

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    23 Nov 11
  • Woman jailed for stealing $1 million from Mark Twain House

    A former employee of author Mark Twain’s historic Connecticut home who admitted to embezzling more than $1 million from it in a long-running scheme was sentenced on Monday to 3-1/2 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution of and taxes on the stolen funds.

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    23 Nov 11
  • Beijing emphasized its right to go carry out the regular annual drills despite regional fears about its growing military strength, particularly that of its navy.

    China said Wednesday it will go ahead with naval exercises in the western Pacific this month, an announcement that came a week after Washington reinforced its Asia-Pacific footprint with plans to operate 2,500 U.S. Marines out of northern Australia.

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    23 Nov 11