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Police officer describes first scenes inside Aurora theater

January 7, 2013
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Police officer describes first scenes inside Aurora theater

Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes is pictured in a courtroom sketch as he is led into court for a preliminary …
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Obama urges Senate to ‘get moving’ on confirmations

January 7, 2013
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Obama urges Senate to ‘get moving’ on confirmations

Assistant to the President for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security John Brennan, left, and former U.S. Sen. … After voting in favor of the Iraq War in late 2002, Hagel infuriated conservatives by turning sharply against then-President George W. Bush’s troop “surge.” His outspoken criticisms drew fire from then-Vice President Dick Cheney.
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Stocks slip, pulling S&P 500 below its 5-year high

January 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are lower in midday trading on Wall Street, pulling the Standard & Poor’s 500 index down from a five-year high it reached Friday.
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U.S. stocks slip before earnings; oil dips

January 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock prices fell on Monday on worries about disappointing company results while world oil prices dipped on profit-taking, but signs of improvement in the global economy capped the losses.
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Obama to nominate Hagel, Brennan for top national security posts

January 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Monday will announce the nominations of Republican Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as the new CIA director, a senior administration official said.
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Supreme Court to take on gay marriage

January 7, 2013
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The Supreme Court is poised to take the bench today and begin the second half of a term laced with hot button issues such as affirmative action, gay marriage, voting rights and government secrecy.
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Burundi coffee earnings fall 63 pct in December

January 7, 2013
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BUJUMBURA (Reuters) – Burundi‘s earnings from coffee exports fell 63 percent in December from the previous month due to lower volumes sold, the country’s industry regulator said on Monday.
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Maruti shares hit four-year high; earnings seen improving

January 7, 2013
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Maruti Suzuki shares rose to a four-year high on Monday on hopes earnings would improve due to rising sales for passenger vehicles, while margins were also seen increasing due to the depreciation in the Japanese yen.
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Victim’s plea to Colorado movie theater gunman: ‘He could do us all a favor’

January 7, 2013
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Victim’s plea to Colorado movie theater gunman: ‘He could do us all a favor’

Suspected gunman James Holmes. (Arapahoe Co. Sheriff) DENVER — As a God-fearing man, Marcus Weaver tries to accept that alleged movie theater gunman James Holmes deserves his day in court.
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Republican senators hint Hagel is in for tough confirmation fight

January 7, 2013
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Republican senators hint Hagel is in for tough confirmation fight

Hagel (Junko Kimura/Getty Images)
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