Pinera says he’s done all possible to rescue Chile’s miners as 3 drills carve separate tunnels

Pinera: We’ve done all to rescue Chile’s miners

AP ENTERPRISE: News monitor, anti-Palin group among those landing US Gulf spill contracts

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AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

Future hiring will generate mainly high-skilled or low-paying jobs in service industries

As Chilean miners below await rescue, strains test ties of families above

Chile mine disaster exposes old family feuds

Afghan fighting kills 2 US troops, 37 insurgents; Kabul says NATO strike killed civilians

2 US troops, dozens of Afghan insurgents killed

2 US troops killed in insurgent attacks in eastern Afghanistan; Taliban commander killed

2 American troops killed in Afghan attacks

Chilean rescuers begin hard part, drilling through solid rock to reach 33 trapped miners

Chile rescuers begin work of drilling to miners

Drilling begins on escape hole to free Chilean miners; digging could take 4 months

Drilling begins in effort to free Chilean miners

Gunmen ambush Iraqi oil refinery workers and steal $300,000 company payroll

Gunmen kill 5 Iraqi oil workers, steal payroll

Romania, Bulgaria health systems are sick from underfunding, understaffing and corruption

Romania, Bulgaria have EU’s sickest health systems

Suicide bombers in Iraq kills at least 48, in series of attacks on anti al-Qaida militia

Suicide attacks kill at least 48 in Iraq

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber ripped through a line of anti-al-Qaida Sunni fighters waiting to collect their paychecks near an Iraqi military base as nearly 50 people were killed in violence west of Baghdad.

Officials say death toll in suicide bombing in district near Baghdad rises to 43

Death toll in Iraq suicide bombing rises to 43

AP Interview: New offshore drilling chief says he may rile industry, environmental groups

AP Interview: New drilling chief promises balance

Red tape, negotiations mean aid money to shore up Haiti hospital just now arriving

Former US President Bill Clinton

Obama says BP will set aside $20 billion for claims in Gulf spill

U.S. President Barack Obama joins Martha Coakley

AP sources: In White House deal, BP to back $20 billion fund to pay oil spill victims’ claims

U.S. President Barack Obama joins Martha Coakley
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Strike ends after over 100 Air India flights grounded days after fatal plane crash

Air India strike ends, over 100 flights grounded

3 dead in Greek bank fire during Athens riots as tens of thousands protest spending cuts

3 dead in fire at Greek bank during Athens riots

A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world

A look at global economic developments

A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world Wednesday:

Aid group helping elderly Haitians at nursing home; conditions improving amid chaos of quake

Help grows for abandoned elderly Haitians

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An international aid group has assumed day-to-day management of a nursing home in the Haitian capital where elderly residents were left starving in the dirt after the Jan. 12 earthquake.

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