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Pfizer, Allergan $160B deal forms world's largest drugmaker

Pfizer and Allergan are joining in the biggest buyout of the year, a $160 billion stock deal that will create the world's largest drugmaker.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Obama tries to put human face on Syrian refugee debate

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Brushing off refugee worries at home, President Barack Obama crouched alongside migrant children on Saturday and declared they are the opposite of terrorists wreaking havoc from Paris to Mali. Working to put a human face on the refugee crisis, he said, "They're just like our kids."

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Police investigate New Orleans shooting that left 16 wounded

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police have been trying to figure out what sparked a gun battle in a crowded New Orleans park that left 16 people wounded and the mayor is calling on witnesses to come forward.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Searchers pull bodies from rubble after Myanmar landslide

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Soldiers, police and volunteers pulled body after body from the rubble Monday, as the death toll from a landslide near several jade mines in northern Myanmar reached at least 113, a local official said. More than 100 others were missing.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Belgium police arrest 21, Paris fugitive still at large

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian police launched more raids in Brussels and beyond early Monday, detaining five more people as they continued their hunt for a fugitive suspect in the Paris attacks.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Big premium increases foreseen for Medicare drug plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — With time running out on open enrollment season, many seniors are facing sharply higher premiums for Medicare's popular prescription drug program. The reason: rising drug costs have overtaken a long stretch of stable premiums.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Older workers seeking options for reducing hours on the job

Roberton Williams' plan was to retire on his government pension and take a part-time job to make up the difference in salary. It didn't quite work out that way.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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New statement said to identify gunmen in Mali attack

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali began a three-day mourning period with flags flying at half-staff on Monday for victims of the assault on a luxury hotel full of foreigners, a day after a dueling claim of responsibility emerged.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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