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Suit details D.C. police use of Navy equipment

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia police department arranged to use U.S. Navy satellite communications and video equipment as it prepared for a large 2002 demonstration that resulted in about 400 arrests and multi-million-dollar legal settlements, according to emails, invoices ...

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Global leaders struggle to calm recession fears

WASHINGTON — The world’s major economic powers are pledging to launch a bold effort to deal with a chronic slowdown in growth and a European debt crisis threatening to push the global economy into another recession. But so far, markets ...

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Dow falls more than 400 points on fears about economy

NEW YORK — Stocks have closed sharply lower after investors sold stocks with abandon, convinced that the U.S. and the world are headed for a new recession. The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 527 points, the second ...

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Betsy Nelson: Carefully consider aid to Japan

Our thoughts continue to be with those affected by the recent earthquake, aftershocks and tsunami in Japan. The preliminary numbers on those affected by these disasters are staggering. Japanese police estimate that the death toll from the quake and tsunami ...

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Stocks fall as rally wanes; Gold, silver jump

NEW YORK — Stocks fell in afternoon trading Tuesday, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average snapped a six-session gaining streak with a modest decline. Gold prices reached new highs as the dollar jumped 0.5 percent. A weaker dollar ...

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