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  • Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at the Tilton School in Tilton, New Hampshire January 6, 2012

    On the cusp of a widely expected victory in New Hampshire, Republican front-runner Mitt Romney struggled to repel attacks on his business record on Monday as rivals in the U.S. presidential race tried to weaken him before a tighter vote in South Carolina.

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    09 Jan 12
  • Swiss central bank chief quits over wife’s currency deal

    Swiss National Bank Chairman Philipp Hildebrand resigned with immediate effect on Monday, saying he could not prove he had been unaware of a currency trade made by his wife and wanted to protect the integrity of the central bank.

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    09 Jan 12
  • A man looks at an electronic board at a brokerage house in Shanghai April 6, 2011

    U.S. authorities are investigating allegations that an Indian government spy unit hacked into emails of an official U.S. commission that monitors economic and security relations between the United States and China, including cyber-security issues.

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    09 Jan 12
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    Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and Vikings defensive end Jared Allen garnered the most votes for the 2011 NFL All-Pro team announced Friday. Johnson and Allen each received 49 of 50 possible votes from members …

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    09 Jan 12
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    Recap: Purdue 79, Minnesota 66 Lewis Jackson scored 16 of his game-high 20 points in the second half as visiting Purdue rolled to a 79-66 Big Ten win over Minnesota. Coming off a scoreless performance …

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    09 Jan 12
  • Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on leaving the office to report, film or take pictures in Tehran. A general view of the Bushehr main nuclear reactor, 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran, August 21, 2010

    Iran will in the “near future” start enriching uranium deep inside a mountain, a senior official said, a move likely to further antagonize Western powers which suspect Tehran is seeking nuclear weapons capability.

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    08 Jan 12
  • Republican presidential candidates (L-R) former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) listens as former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks during the Republican presidential candidates debate in Concord, New Hampshire, January 8, 2012

    Republican front-runner Mitt Romney emerged on Sunday from back-to-back debates in New Hampshire a bit dinged but not seriously dented as rivals stepped up attacks to slow his march toward the presidential nomination.

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    08 Jan 12
  • Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf speaks during an interview with Reuters in London January 16, 2011

    Exiled former president Pervez Musharraf said on Sunday he would return to Pakistan later this month to lead his recently formed party in campaigning for a parliamentary election, despite the possibility of his arrest and concern over his security.

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    08 Jan 12