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Spyker CEO denies joint Genii bid for Saab
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Dutch sports car maker Spyker (SPYKR.AS) denied on Sunday it had plans to jointly bid for General Motors’ GM.UL Saab with Luxembourg investment firm Genii Capital.

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Google denies leaving China, seeks negotiations
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Google Inc enters a second week of high stakes brinkmanship with China’s government, amid speculation the firm has decided to pull out of the world’s biggest Internet market over cyber-spying concerns.

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Wall St sets bar higher for IBM in 2010 after rally
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

IBM’s quarterly results should show a solid recovery in technology spending, but investors will likely want reassurance of stronger growth in 2010 before pushing its stock price much higher.

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MySQL founder turns to China, Russia to halt Oracle
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Michael Widenius, the creator of the MySQL database, said he is turning his vocal campaign against Oracle’s planned takeover of Sun Microsystems to China and Russia because the European Commission appears set to clear the deal.

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Swiss regulator cuts UBS bonus pool
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Swiss regulators have cut the proposed bonus pool at UBS (UBSN.VX), which needed a state rescue in 2008, by about one quarter, Swiss weekly Sonntags-Zeitung said on Sunday.

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U.S. aid groups muster help for Haitian children
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Since a disastrous earthquake struck Haiti on Tuesday, Americans have opened their hearts and wallets to help a nation that aid officials say has half or more of its population younger than 18.

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Navy’s future linked to flexible weapons: chief
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Increasing pressure on the overall U.S. defense budget means the Navy must focus even more buying flexible and affordable weapons systems that can adapt to changing threats and needs, the Navy’s top officer said.

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Arrest in JFK airport terminal security breach
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

A Haitian man has been charged with criminal trespass following a security breach that triggered the evacuation of a terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Saturday, authorities said on Sunday.

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Supreme Court to rule on famed death penalty case
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected on Tuesday to issue its latest decision on the fate of Mumia Abu-Jamal, arguably America’s most famous death-row inmate, convicted of slaying a Philadelphia policeman, a crime he denies committing.

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Obama scrambles to save Democratic Senate seat
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

President Barack Obama went on a rescue mission on Sunday to try to save an endangered Massachusetts Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate whose defeat by a Republican could imperil Obama’s sweeping healthcare overhaul.

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Chavez says U.S. occupying Haiti in name of aid
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez on Sunday accused the United States of using the earthquake in Haiti as a pretext to occupy the devastated Caribbean country and offered to send fuel from his OPEC nation.

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Netanyahu, Merkel to meet on Iran, Palestinian issues
January 17, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will spend Monday in Germany for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that are likely to focus on efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions and renew stalled Middle East peace talks.

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