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  • Though market watchers had speculated that other Group of Seven nations might join a long-expected intervention, Tokyo said it acted alone.

    Japan's Woes Remain Despite Currency Move

  • Sunday's long-expected raid, which follows the arrest last week of a Rocinha kingpin who dominated the city's drug trade, was accomplished without any gunfire, unlike the occupation one year ago of another big concentration of favelas in northern Rio during which dozens were killed in shootouts.

    Brazilian Police Occupy Lawless Rio Slum

  • It's time to recognize that delays of long-expected health standards leave companies uncertain about investing in clean infrastructure, environmental retrofits, and the new workers needed to do those jobs.

    Lisa P. Jackson: Telling the Truth About the Environment and Our Economy

  • The crowds of people were ready to receive him as the long-expected Imam, even the water in which he bathed was regarded as holy water.

    Rothwell Polk: Baha'is Commemorate The Martyrdom Of The Bab

  • The long-expected announcement left AT&T grumbling about a shortage of airwaves to meet growing demand, while scrappy competitor T-Mobile remains up for sale by German parent Deutsche Telekom.

    AT&T T-Mobile Deal Dropped After Fierce Government Backlash

  • It also pins an explanation to the delay in the long-expected "Breaking Dawn" announcement.

    Stephenie Meyer Against Breaking Up ‘Breaking Dawn,’ A Source Says (UPDATED) » MTV Movies Blog

  • And Nalasu, beyond knowing that something terrible was impending — something horribly more terrible than any foray of neighbouring salt-water tribes, which Somo, behind her walls, could easily fend off, divined that it was the long-expected punitive man-of-war.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • Under the long-expected arrangement, which Sibley's board approved Wednesday and which does not involve any exchange of money, the 328-bed hospital in Northwest Washington will keep its name, management and physician staff.

    D.C. officials expected to approve Johns Hopkins-Sibley integration

  • Retired Gen. James Jones resigned on Friday as National Security Adviser, a long-expected move that cleared the way for President Obama to return the post to its traditional mooring in policy coordination after a rocky two years with a military man in the job.

    Obama Security Aide Quits

  • Retired Gen. James Jones resigned as National Security Adviser, a long-expected move that cleared the way for President Obama to return the post to its traditional mooring in policy coordination after a rocky two years with a military man in the job.

    World Watch

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