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Does France have right plan to revive its economy?
The man charged with reviving France's shrinking economy and attracting businesses to invest here is gaining a reputation for doing the opposite.
Medical examiner: 24 dead in Oklahoma twister
Emergency crews combed the sticks and rubble remains of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday morning less than a day after a massive tornado slammed through the community, flattening homes and demolishing an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
Death in Zimbabwe results in unusual US charge
The facts laid out by prosecutors are plain: In 2008, a U.S. government employee on assignment in Zimbabwe drove through the capital of Harare in his government-issued Toyota Land Cruiser and struck and killed a 34-year-old Zimbabwe man.
Public pension employees skip Hawaii conference
Organizers of an annual conference for people who manage more than $3 trillion in public sector pension funds in the U.S. and Canada say a significant number of administrators are skipping this year's meeting in Hawaii to avoid the perception they're wasting money by heading to the island paradise.
Oklahoma twister tracked path of 1999 tornado
Monday's powerful tornado in suburban Oklahoma City loosely followed the path of a killer twister that slammed the region in May 1999.
Yahoo looks to regain its cool with Tumblr deal
After falling woefully out of fashion, Yahoo wants to be cool again while catering to the capitalistic demands of its shareholders.
Kerry to Mideast to advance struggling Syria plan
Secretary of State John Kerry is headed back to the Middle East to press his case for peace talks between Syrian rebels and President Bashar Assad's regime amid increasing signs the new U.S. strategy to halt the war is being undermined by Russia.
Connecticut lawmakers to seek hearings on derailment
Commuters navigated a patchwork of cars, trains and buses along Connecticut's shoreline Monday, encountering lengthy delays as authorities probed the cause of a train collision that disrupted one of the nation's oldest and most heavily traveled railways.
Obama cites Myanmar reforms during leader's visit
In a long-awaited White House visit, President Barack Obama told Myanmar's president that he appreciates the Asian leader's efforts to lead the country in "a long and sometimes difficult, but ultimately correct, path to follow" toward democracy.
Oklahoma, other tornado-hit states brace for more
When Lindsay Carter heard on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, she gathered her belongings and fled. When she returned, there was little left.
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