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  • President is facing pressure from liberal Democrats who oppose the former treasury boss as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 31, 2013, 10:28 PM EDT
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  • A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 28, 2013, shows the closing number for the S&P 500 index.

    For the second time in less than a month, the stock market marched past another milepost on its long, turbulent journey back from the Great Recession.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 29, 2013, 6:50 AM EDT
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  • An Indian policeman, left and a supporter stand behind Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike for 12 years to protest an Indian law that suspends many human rights protections in areas of conflict, speaks during a press conference, in New Delhi, India, Monday, March 4, 2013. Sharmila who has been force fed through a tube by authorities was charged Monday with attempted suicide in a case likely to bring major attention to her quiet protest in the tiny northeastern state of Manipur against the Armed F

    Irom Sharmila has been on a hunger strike to protest an Indian law that suspends many human rights protections in areas of conflict.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 04, 2013, 11:42 AM EST
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