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Business leaders glad summit coming to New Orleans 29.1.2008 Houston Chronicle: Nation
President Bush was criticized for not mentioning the plight of New Orleans in past State of the Union addresses, but in his latest he announced that a high-profile summit is coming to this business-hungry town, and that he will attend.
For FDA, a major backlog overseas 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
A series of reports concludes that the U.S. government agency is so overwhelmed by a flood of imports that it is incapable of protecting the public from unsafe drugs, medical devices and food.
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New Orleans Police Officer Shot to Death 29.1.2008 AP National
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A vagrant wanted for questioning in a rape overpowered a police officer who was trying to handcuff him, then shot her to death with her own weapon Monday, police said....
A defiant look at what little lies ahead 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The question of whether President George W. Bush remains relevant coursed through an address that avoided any reflection on the legacy he is likely to leave.
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High enthusiasm propels Democratic voters 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Democratic turnout has far exceeded the Republican showing in the contests so far, but the meaning for the November election is a matter of dispute.
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Bush speech focuses on war and taxes 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Facing an unstable economy and an unfinished war, President George W. Bush used his final State of the Union address to call for passage of his tax rebate package and patience in Iraq.
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Lawmakers Fault FEMA on Trailers 29.1.2008 Washington Post: Nation
Democratic leaders of a House science subcommittee alleged yesterday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency manipulated scientific research into the potential danger posed by a toxic gas emitted in trailers still housing tens of thousands of survivors of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
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Bush urges quick action on economy 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
The president asserted that great progress has been made in Iraq, but that "the enemy is still dangerous, and more work remains." He also called on Congress to pass an economic aid package.
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Senator Edward Kennedy endorses Barack Obama 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Americas
Kennedy promised to campaign aggressively for Obama, an endorsement that might influence some voters who are torn between Obama and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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It's all about delegates in race for nomination 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Americas
The presidential campaign is entering a new phase as candidates move beyond state-by-state competition into a scramble for delegates, congressional district by congressional district.
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Canada will extend Afghan military mission only with NATO help 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Americas
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative government is under pressure to withdraw its 2,500 troops from Kandahar province.
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McCain and Romney trade sharp attacks in Florida 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Americas
A day before Florida's primary, Mitt Romney questioned John McCain's conservatism, while McCain accused Romney of flip-flopping.
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Gordon Hinckley, the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Archbishop Christodoulos, the leader of the Church of Greece 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Americas
Gordon Hinckley, who led Mormonism through a period of global expansion, died Sunday. And Archbishop Christodoulos, who eased centuries of tension with the Vatican but angered liberal critics who viewed him as an attention-seeking reactionary, died Monday.
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In speech, Bush to pledge vetoes to slow earmarks 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Americas
In the State of the Union speech, President George W. Bush will announce that he will veto spending bills unless they halve the amount of money earmarked for lawmakers' pet projects.
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Bush predicts no U.S. recession 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Business
President George W. Bush said in an interview on Monday that he was confident the economy would not slide into a recession.
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Senator Edward Kennedy endorses Barack Obama 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts on Monday proclaimed another senator, Barack Obama of Illinois, to be his choice for president and promised to campaign aggressively for him, a strong endorsement from a veteran Democratic leader.
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For gay Democrats, a primary where rights are not an issue, this time 29.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Americas
For the first time in two decades, the leading Democratic presidential candidates are staking out similar positions on issues that resonate with gay men and lesbians.
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So Many Places to Live, but So Far Out of Reach 27.1.2008 NY Times: National
Turning potential housing into inhabited homes is proving to be a major challenge for New Orleans.
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U.S. Alters Its Approach to Disasters 24.1.2008 NY Times: National
In an overhaul of the nation’s emergency response system, it was announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency would once again take the lead role in disaster response.
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Clinton and Obama take off the gloves 23.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Americas
In a South Carolina debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama assail each other's integrity and voting records.
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