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Russia Pledges $10 Billion in Eurozone Aid

Russia says it is ready to commit more than $10 billion to the International Monetary Fund to help support the struggling eurozone economy. President Dmitry Medvedev made the pledge Thursday in Brussels during the biannual EU-Russia summit. “We will abide… (READ MORE)

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Al-Qaida makes demands for release of 70-year-old American aid worker

Al-Qaida claimed responsibility Thursday for the kidnapping of a 70-year-old American aid worker in Pakistan in August, and issued a series of demands for his release. In a video message posted on militant websites, al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri said Warren… (READ MORE)

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US stores hope for retail bonanza

24 November 2011 Last updated at 20:16 GMT Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Thanksgiving is a big holiday: 3.5 million people watched Thursday’s New York parade, and 152 million are expected to shop at the weekend… (READ MORE)

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Twitter must give user info in WikiLeaks probe

November 11, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Twitter must give user info in WikiLeaks probe 10 Nov 2011 FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A federal judge on Thursday sided with government attorneys investigating the disclosure of classified documents on WikiLeaks, and upheld… (READ MORE)

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World Markets Soar After EU Approves Debt Plan

World financial markets soared Thursday after the European Union approved a plan to cut Greece’s debt in half and significantly increase a bailout fund designed to contain the eurozone debt crisis. The Paris stock exchange jumped more than six percent,… (READ MORE)

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