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Annmarie Fertoli

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

Bernanke Gives Economic Update

Friday, August 27, 2010

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the nation's economic recovery has come a long way since the 2008 financial collapse. But, speaking in Jackson Hole, Wyo. on Friday, he also acknowledged that there's "still some way to travel."

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U.N. Appeals for Aid to Pakistan

Friday, August 27, 2010

Renewed flooding swelled the Indus River in Pakistan on Friday, forcing thousands more people from their homes, according to The Associated Press.

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Series of Attacks in Iraq Kill More Than 50

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Iraqi authorities say at least 54 people have been killed in the country, following a series of attacks this morning. The Associated Press reports that insurgent militants targeted Iraqi security forces throughout the country, launching suicide and car bomb attacks.

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At Least 32 People Killed in Attack in Somalia

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Authorities say at least 32 people were killed when militants attacked a hotel in Somalia's capital city of Mogadishu today. Armed gunmen attacked the hotel, and at least one of the militants blew himself up, according to The Associated Press. Authorities believe al-Shabab, a terrorist group linked to al-Qaida, is responsible.

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Flooding, Landslides Wreak Havoc in Asia

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Bad weather continues to hamper relief efforts.

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BP Stalls 'Bottom Kill' Due to Storms

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

BP is looking toward its final fix to seal the damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Defense Sec. Gates Announces Budget Cuts

Monday, August 09, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert Gates unveiled a series of cost-saving measures meant to trim the Pentagon budget by $100 billion over the next five years.

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Opponents Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling in California

Friday, August 06, 2010

An appeal of a federal judge's decision to overturn California's same-sex marriage ban was filed on Thursday.

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Senate Approves $26 Billion Jobs Bill

Thursday, August 05, 2010

The U.S. Senate has approved a $26 billion jobs bill, clearing the way for a House vote on the measure. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has already said lawmakers will return from their August recess to vote on the measure next week, according to The Associated Press.

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BP Says Well Cementing is Complete

Thursday, August 05, 2010

BP planned to start pumping cement into its blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday.

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Mitch Miller Dies at the Age of 99

Monday, August 02, 2010

Mitch Miller, perhaps best known for his 1960's series Sing Along With Mitch, died Saturday at the age of 99.

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BP to Begin 'Static Kill' This Week

Monday, August 02, 2010

BP is expected to finally attempt its so-called static kill to permanently seal the well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico this week.

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Obama Reaffirms Timeline to Withdraw Troops from Iraq

Monday, August 02, 2010

The president says the U.S. is sticking to its timeline in Iraq

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Deadly Floods Wreak Havoc in Pakistan

Friday, July 30, 2010

Hundreds of people have been killed following days of heavy flooding in Pakistan.

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BP's New CEO Visits Gulf Coast

Friday, July 30, 2010

Bob Dudley won't officially become the CEO of BP until October. But he's already spearheading the company's efforts in the Gulf of Mexico, after being appointed in June to replace Tony Hayward in that role.

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Officials Meet in Louisiana to Discuss Oil Spill

Thursday, July 29, 2010

National Incident Commander Thad Allen is in Louisiana this week to discuss the gulf oil spill with local officials.

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Arizona Immigration Law Takes Effect Amid Protests

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Arizona is appealing a decision blocking parts of the law. 

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BP Says It Will Reinvent Company

Monday, July 26, 2010

BP officials say they will reinvent its company that reported a record $17 billion quarterly loss.

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Crews Evacuate Gulf as Storm Approaches

Friday, July 23, 2010

Cleanup crews began evacuating the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, as Tropical Storm Bonnie made its way toward the area.

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President Obama Signs Bill to Extend Jobless Benefits

Thursday, July 22, 2010

The president signed the bill hours after it was approved by the House.

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