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One After Another, European Leaders Get The Boot

European leaders keep losing their jobs amid voter anger over shrinking economies and tough austerity measures designed to weather the eurozone crisis. Will French President Nicolas Sarkozy be the next to fall?
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Almost One Year After Bin Laden's Death, Pakistan Deports His Family

Next Wednesday marks one year since U.S. Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed the al-Qaida leader. His three wives, children and grandchildren have been sent to Saudi Arabia.
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Deal To Move Marines From Okinawa Will Cut Their Presence About In Half

Under a plan announced overnight, about 9,000 Marines will go to Guam and other places in the Pacific. Around 10,000 will remain.
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Cowell Relents, Cooperates With Unauthorized Book

A controversial biography of TV and music impresario Simon Cowell came out on both sides of the Atlantic this week. Cowell showed up at the London launch of the unauthorized biography entitled, Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell.
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Dilemma For European Banks: Clean Books Or Lend?

European banks' efforts to clean up their balance sheets could actually end up hurting the continent's already-battered economy, the International Monetary Fund warns. Banks may be afraid to lend, which would hit troubled countries like Italy and Spain hard.
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When Should A Country Abandon Its Own Money?

More people use Disney Dollars than Iceland's krona. Is it time to give up on the currency?

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