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- Special Forces’ suicide rates hit record levels — casualties of ‘hard combat’
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- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford thanks supporters at re-election campaign bash
- Texas seizes polygamist Warren Jeffs’ 1,600-acre ranch
- Publisher unveils Hillary Clinton’s new memoir — ‘Hard Choices’
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- Washington and Lee law students demand ban on Confederate flag, say Gen. Lee was racist
- Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain in South Korea
Topic - Bear Stearns
Congressional negotiators on Wednesday jettisoned a House amendment that threatened to interfere with the Federal Reserve's anti-inflation efforts while widening the public window for viewing into the Fed's secretive lending and securities market activities.
Nothing frightens a man like bad news about his money. The war in Iraq, health care costs, gay marriage, abortion and tooth decay are all bad, but not as bad as a faltering economy, stupid.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street sank yesterday as oil's surge above $108 a barrel and more worrisome signs for the financial sector led investors to extend last week's losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 150 points, bringing its three-day loss to nearly 515, while broader indexes showed steeper percentage losses.