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Protesters march past millionaires' NYC homes

October 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

A protestor affiliated with the “Occupy Wall Street” protests chants outside 834 Fifth Avenue, where Rupert Murdoch lives, in New York, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. The crowd marched through out the Upper East Side neighborhood, protesting outside the homes of various billionaires and bank owners. (AP Photo/Andrew Burton) NEW YORK (AP) — Now...

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Senate passes bill to sanction China over currency

October 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, left, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., talk to the media following a Senate vote that clears the way for debate on a bill that would impose tariffs on Chinese imports as a penalty for currency manipulation Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, on...

GOP senators vote to defeat Obama's jobs bill

October 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., arrives at the Capitol for the vote on President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs bill, which is expected to fail in the Democrat-controlled Senate at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott...

Slain woman's family haunted by ride with stranger

October 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Two angels, representing Maritza Ramirez-Cruz and her unborn child, are stenciled on the sidewalk outside Annette Morales-Rodriguez’ home Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in Milwaukee. Morales-Rodriguez, 33, faces one count each of first-degree intentional...

Pair charged in murder spree to be sent to Wash.

October 12, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – These booking file photos released by the Oregon State Police, on Oct. 6, 2011, show David Joseph Pedersen. Police in Washington say a woman suspected of killing four people in a Northwest crime spree has admitted to one of the slayings....

NBA cancels first two weeks of season

October 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

NBA Players Association president Derek Fisher arrives for labor talks, Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in New York. Facing a Monday deadline to reach a deal or have regular-season games canceled, NBA owners and players have resumed talks toward ending the lockout....

Ohio Amish leader: Beard-cutting religious matter

October 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdella talks in his Steubenville, Ohio office about members of a breakaway Amish group that have been arrested for allegedly going into the home of another Amish man and cutting his hair and beard with scissors, Monday, Oct. 10,...

Wis. woman accused of abduction, cutting out fetus

October 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

–CORRECTS RELATIONSHIP– Carlos Mercado talks with reporters Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, outside the home of his son, Christian Mercado, and Maritza Ramirez-Cruz, in Milwaukee. Prosecutors filed two homicide counts against Annette Morales-Rodriguez...

7 survive 20 hours at sea clinging to boat, cooler

October 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, shows the pleasure boat that sank in rough weather in the waters off the Florida Keys with eight people onboard. The boat capsized in stormy weather on Saturday, Oct. 8. Seven people, including a 4-year-old...

Stocks soar on European pledge to help banks

October 11, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Trader Richard Scardino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Just last week, a bear market seemed inevitable. Since then stocks have surged four out of the past five days, bringing...