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Justin Bieber — Busted For Crime of Fashion in Sweden

Justin Bieber should be locked up — not for the tour bus pot drama — but for the ridiculous onesies he and Lil Za flaunted while getting on that bus. Continue reading

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Cypriots fear run on banks as branches prepare to reopen after almost two weeks

NICOSIA, Cyprus – Anguished Cypriots fear a run on banks when branches on the tiny tax haven reopen for first time in almost two weeks on Thursday.Since March 16, customers have only been able to withdraw limited amounts of cash from ATMs after banks closed to allow Cypriot officials and European leaders to hammer out a 10-billion euro ($13-billion) rescue meant to avert a chaotic national bankrup… Continue reading

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German finance minister asks Bundestag to agree Cyprus deal

Germany’s finance minister said on Saturday he would ask parliament to agree the outline of a euro zone bailout for Cyprus as soon as possible, to allow the island’s international lenders to hammer out details. Continue reading

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MC Hammer — Arrested for Obstruction, But Claims Profiling

MC Hammer was arrested yesterday for obstructing an officer, but he paints a story of racial profiling by the police … claiming an officer pulled out his gun and randomly asked him, “Are you on parole or probation?” Hammer was booked and released… Continue reading

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Obama to meet Afghan President Karzai on Friday: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is slated to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday, the White House said in a statement, a meeting that comes as the United States tries to determine how quickly to draw down troops in Afghanistan after more than a dozen years of war. In 2014, the Afghan army and police will take over the country's security as U.S Continue reading

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Obama to meet Afghan President Karzai on Friday: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is slated to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday, the White House said in a statement, a meeting that comes as the United States tries to determine how quickly to draw down troops in Afghanistan after more than a dozen years of war. In 2014, the Afghan army and police will take over the country's security as U.S. combat forces withdraw. Continue reading

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What happens to you if we go over the fiscal cliff

Some lawmakers are back in Washington hoping to hammer out a last-minute deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but so far it seems that there’s more name-calling than deal-making going on. If no deal is ever reached, it will be more than just a political headache. Continue reading

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EU ministers seek deal on Greek crisis

Finance ministers from the 17 European Union countries that use the euro are trying to hammer out a deal Monday in Brussels on the next installment of bailout money for struggling Greece. Continue reading

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Wall Street to Washington: Time to compromise on fiscal cliff

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are looking for a compromise to keep the U.S. economy from sailing over the fiscal cliff. It's just not clear that the politicians in Washington are ready to deliver one. Continue reading

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Assad says will live and die in Syria

DOHA (Reuters) – President Bashar al-Assad said he would “live and die” in Syria and warned that any Western invasion to topple him would have catastrophic consequences for the Middle East and beyond. Assad's defiant remarks coincided with a landmark meeting in Qatar on Thursday of Syria's fractious opposition to hammer out an agreement on a new umbrella body uniting rebel groups inside and outside Syria, amid growing international pressure to put their house in order and prepare for a post-Assad transition. .. Continue reading

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