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Armstrong apologizes to Livestrong staff ahead of interview

January 14, 2013
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press.
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Obama: ‘We are not a deadbeat nation’

January 14, 2013
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Obama: ‘We are not a deadbeat nation’

President Barack Obama speaks about the debt limit in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 14, 2013. (Carolyn …Bringing the curtain down on his first term with a combative press conference, President Barack Obama vowed on Monday to push “vigorously” for measures to curb deadly gun violence and pressed foes of new...
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Stocks mixed on Wall Street; Apple slides

January 14, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mixed on Wall Street, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 sliding further below a five-year high it reached last week. Apple tumbled on concern that demand for the iPhone 5 is waning.
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S&P, Nasdaq dip as Apple weighs

January 14, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street dipped on Monday as concerns about demand for Apple products sent shares of the tech heavyweight lower and investors faced a busy week for earnings in what is expected to be a uninspiring quarter.
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Kenya’s 2012/13 coffee earnings, output expected to inch lower

January 14, 2013
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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya expects its coffee export earnings to dip marginally in the 2012/13 (Oct-Sept) season due to poor international prices and lower volumes, the industry regulator said on Monday.
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Stock index futures trade flat to higher

January 14, 2013
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LONDON (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a flat to higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.1 percent at 0844 GMT.
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Gun groups: Assault weapons ban will fail

January 14, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Gun rights groups on Sunday forecast that bids to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips would fail in Congress, as Vice President Joe Biden prepares this week to give President Barack Obama proposals to curb gun violence.
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‘Argo’ is surprise Golden Globe best drama winner

January 14, 2013
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‘Argo’ is surprise Golden Globe best drama winner

Golden Globe Winner Ben Affleck in ‘Argo’ (Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Republican Powell defends Clinton on Benghazi, rips GOP

January 14, 2013
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Republican Powell defends Clinton on Benghazi, rips GOP

Clinton and Powell during the 2009 unveiling of his official State Department portrait in Washington (Getty)
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Gun lobby: Congress doesn’t have the muscle to pass gun control

January 14, 2013
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Nearly a month after the massacre of 27 people in Newtown, Conn., lawmakers on Capitol Hill are dialing back expectations on what Congress can – or should – do on its own to curb gun violence.
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