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- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
Feds won’t block AOL purchase of Huffington Post
The $315 million acquisition, announced last month, is part of America Online’s attempt to rebuild itself as its legacy dial-up Internet business fades away. The Federal Trade Commission disclosed Tuesday that regulators at the FTC and Justice Department don’t plan to block the purchase. It is expected to close later this year.
The deal will give AOL control of one of the top 10 current events and global news sites. Huffington Post has 25 million U.S. visitors each month. Co-founder Arianna Huffington will run AOL’s expanding online media operations, which include popular technology sites Engadget and TechCrunch, local news site Patch.com and online mapping service MapQuest.
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New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
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- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warns Pakistani leaders of U.S. aid losses over drone-strike protests
- Bill OReilly reminds: Nelson Mandela was a communist
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- Lawmakers see 'false narrative' of Obama as a terrorist fighter
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