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'Cessation of hostilities' in Syria lets Russia keep bombing2/12/2016 7:35:29 AMMUNICH - Major powers agreed on Friday to a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria to begin in a week, doing nothing in the meantime to halt Russian bombing poised to give government forces their biggest victory of the five-year-old war.Two wounded in shooting at Arizona high school: police2/12/2016 7:37:18 AM - Two people were wounded in a shooting at a high school in Glendale, Arizona, a police officer said on Friday. She declined to provide further details on the incident at Independence High School.Authorities to sweep Oregon wildlife refuge after armed standoff2/12/2016 4:15:57 AMBURNS, Ore. - Law enforcement officials were preparing on Friday to sweep a wildlife refuge in Oregon for explosives and evidence a day after the last holdouts in a protest over federal control of Western land surrendered, ending a six-week armed standoff.Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes2/12/2016 6:34:44 AMMILWAUKEE - Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.U.S. consumers flex muscle; import prices signal weak inflation2/12/2016 7:39:09 AMWASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.Legionnaires' outbreak near Flint discussed ahead of public notice: report2/12/2016 7:50:22 AMDETROIT - At least six Environmental Protection Agency officials discussed late last March the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Genesee County and a suspected link to Flint, Michigan's change in drinking water sources and were told the state would alert the public, the Detroit News reported on Friday.Yellen's dilemma: a downturn with no easy response2/11/2016 10:15:44 PMWASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve's carefully scripted decision to raise interest rates last December, and begin a return to "normal" policy, may now become a nightmare for the U.S. central bank if an economic downturn forces a return to unconventional methods.What's behind the global stock market selloff?2/11/2016 4:30:09 PMNEW YORK - Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years.Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban2/11/2016 2:06:51 PMWASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.South Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense; South cuts power to Kaesong park2/12/2016 6:28:55 AMSEOUL - South Korea will begin talks with Washington as early as next week on deploying an advanced U.S. missile defense system following North Korea's rocket launch, an official said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North.