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Cadbury investors look for higher Kraft bid
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Some of Cadbury’s biggest shareholders, led by Legal & General, continued to reject Kraft Foods’ 10.5 billion pound ($17.2 billion) bid and will look for an increased offer over the next four days.

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Camargo told to make Cimpor counterbid or withdraw
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Brazil’s Camargo Correa Group must present a counterbid to take over cement maker Cimpor or withdraw its merger proposal, Portugal’s stock market regulator told the company on Saturday.

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El Salvador’s Funes apologizes for civil war abuses
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

El Salvador’s leftist president, Mauricio Funes, apologized on behalf of the state on Saturday for crimes committed by the former right-wing government in the country’s long and vicious civil war.

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Magnitude 5.0 quake hits western Iranian town: USGS
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

A magnitude 5.0 quake struck very close to the western Iranian town of Dezful Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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Angolan police arrest priest in Cabinda
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Angolan police arrested a priest in Cabinda Saturday, a lawyer and human rights activist said, adding that authorities were using an attack on the Togo soccer team last week as an excuse to round up critics.

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Abbas signals readiness to resume talks with Israel
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has signaled a readiness to resume peace talks with Israel if the United States were to set out specific goals for negotiations, official Palestinian news agency Wafa said Saturday.

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Ukraine votes for president after angry campaign
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Ukraine votes for a president on Sunday in an election marked by widespread disillusionment among ordinary people but one which will prove crucial to its relations with Russia and its place in Europe.

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U.N. confirms death of Haiti mission chief Annabi
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The U.N. mission chief in Haiti, Hedi Annabi of Tunisia, died in Tuesday’s earthquake that devastated the country’s capital, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Saturday.

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U.S. pours aid into Haiti, survivors fight for food
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

President Barack Obama on Saturday declared one of the largest relief efforts in U.S. history to help Haiti’s earthquake victims as survivors begged for aid still only trickling through to them and looters fought in the streets.

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Clinton arrives in Haiti with relief supplies
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Haiti on Saturday to assess earthquake damage and deliver relief supplies to the stricken Caribbean nation, officials said.

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Obama, Bush and Clinton launch Haiti aid appeal
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

U.S. President Barack Obama, flanked by his predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, on Saturday said the two former presidents would lead a national drive to raise money for Haiti’s earthquake survivors.

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House panel asks Paulson to testify in AIG probe
January 16, 2010 – 11:00 pm

A House panel slated to look into the collapse and bailout of insurer American International Group has widened its probe, adding former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to its list of invited witnesses.

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