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Matthew Sollars

Matthew Sollars appears in the following:

Rogue General Shot in Thailand

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Thai government is extending a state of emergency to cover 17 provinces across the country in a bid to tamp down antigovernment protests.

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Car Bomb Kills 7 in Iraq

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Iraqi officials say seven people were killed and 25 wounded when a parked car exploded in the Sadr City slum in eastern Baghdad.

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BP Moves to Block Oil from Coming Ashore

Monday, May 10, 2010

The oil company BP used a remote-controlled submarine to shoot chemical dispersants into the underwater site where oil is leaking from a wrecked drilling rig.

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Republicans Allow Financial Reform Debate

Thursday, April 29, 2010

After three votes to prevent debate, Republicans hope to change bill on the floor.

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New Artistic Director for Alvin Ailey

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Robert Battle will take helm in 2011, replacing Judith Jamison.

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Senate Grills Goldman over Mortgage Deals

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

As Congress considers tough new regulations on the financial industry, a Senate panel put executives from Goldman Sachs on the hot seat on Tuesday.

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Greek Debt Rating Cut to 'Junk' Status

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Rating agency Standard and Poor's downgraded Greece's debt to junk status on Tuesday.

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Republicans Block Financial Reform Bill

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Republicans in the Senate have blocked a bill on financial regulatory reform, for now.

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Oil Slick in Gulf Widens, Heads to Shore

Monday, April 26, 2010

A sheen of oil is spreading across the Gulf of Mexico from the site of the rig that exploded and sank last week.

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Search for Oil Rig Workers Called Off

Friday, April 23, 2010

The search has been called off for 11 workers missing since Tuesday's explosion on an oil rig off the Louisiana coast.

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Arizona Gov. Signs Tough Immigration Law

Friday, April 23, 2010

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed a tough new immigration bill into law on Friday.

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Clinton Says Nukes Should Stay in Europe

Thursday, April 22, 2010

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says NATO should hold off on removing the last U.S. nuclear weapons from Europe.

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Air Travel Chaos Affects NY Concert Scene

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Cancellations filter down to NYC arts events, but one English pianist will not be deterred.

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Court Strikes Down Violent Animal Video Ban

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

By an 8-1 vote, the Supreme Court has struck down a federal ban on videos that show graphic violence against animals, saying it violates the right to free speech. 

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Heathrow, U.K. Airspace Re-Open for Business

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Flights began landing at London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, the first since an ash cloud from an erupting volcano in Iceland shut down air travel throughout Europe last week.

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Picasso Painting Returns to Met

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Pablo Picasso painting that was damaged in January when a woman accidentally fell into it, causing a six-inch tear, is back on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Top Insurgent Leaders Killed in Iraq

Monday, April 19, 2010

Iraqi officials announced today that two top insurgent leaders of Al-Qaida in Iraq were killed in joint U.S.-Iraqi strikes.

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U.S. Accuses Goldman Sachs of Fraud in Morgage Deals

Friday, April 16, 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission says the firm defrauded investors by not disclosing conflicts of interest on mortgage-backed products it developed as the housing market was collapsing.

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Higdon

Friday, April 16, 2010

Composer Jennifer Higdon on her Pulitzer Prize.

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Earthquake Kills Hundreds in Western China

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Town leveled by 6.9 magnitude quake. At least 400 killed, thousands more injured. Rescue teams dig for survivors.

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