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Analysts Watch For Impacts Of European Economic Weakness On U.S.

German automakers have several plants in the South, and Florida counts on European tourists. Analysts hope efforts to stimulate Europe's economy will keep investments in the U.S. from slipping.
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Suspected Israeli Strike Kills Iranian General Advising Syrian Troops

When a general in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard and several ranking members of Hezbollah were killed Sunday, they were within 10 miles of Israel's northeastern border.
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As Elections Approach, Greece Teeters On Austerity Question

Six days from parliamentary elections, Greece is weighing whether to continue its EU-imposed — and unpopular — austerity program. Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou discusses the issue.
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What's Most Likely To Kill You? Hint: Probably Not An Epidemic

Noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease are now the biggest killers on earth. They account for 68 percent of deaths — and have an even greater impact in the developing world.
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On Eve Of Bombshell Testimony, Argentinian Prosecutor Found Dead

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor investigating Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has been found dead. He'd accused Kirchner of covering up Iran's involvement in a 1994 bombing.
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As Students Go Back To School In Guinea, Ebola Fears Mix WIth Daily Routine

Schools in Guinea have been closed since the summer, when they were closed due to the Ebola outbreak. As schools finally re-open Monday, one family in the capital, Conakry, is striving to revive its early-morning routine.
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Prosecutor Who Accused Argentine President Of Cover-Up Is Found Dead

The federal prosecutor was found dead from a gunshot wound, one day before he was to testify about an alleged cover-up after a deadly terrorist bombing at a Jewish center in Argentina.
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Bacon Blamed For China's Smog Problem

An environmental official says smoking, the traditional method used to preserve pork, is polluting the air. As residents smoke meat in preparation for the Chinese New Year, the smog has increased.
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Nuclear Talks With Iran Recess After 'Limited' Progress

Iran and six world powers wrapped up their latest round of talks in Geneva over Iran's nuclear program. Negotiations resume in February ahead of a self-imposed July 1 deadline for a deal.
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Guinea Launches Campaign To End Ebola In 60 Days

Officials In Guinea have begun an effort to try to rid the West African nation of Ebola. The Ebola czar says the new initiative is needed because pockets of resistance and denial remain in Guinea.

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