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How to Build a Table for Your Jobsite Table Saw

Jobsite table saws pack a lot of power in a portable package, but their small size limits their use.<p>Jobsite table saws are marvelous machines and invaluable for their portability and accurate cutting power. But their size is a drawback when it comes to cutting full 4 x 8 sheets of plywood. Instead …

The Clinton-Sanders trade war

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in Michigan this weekend, home to blue-collar Democratic and labor voters concerned about the future of manufacturing jobs in the state.<p>And head of CNN's Democratic debate in Flint on Sunday night and Tuesday's primary, a full-fledged trade …

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Fewer than 100 Guantanamo prisoners left as 10 leave to Oman

Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been released and sent to the Middle Eastern nation of Oman for resettlement, officials said Thursday, portraying it as a significant milestone in the long-stalled effort to shutter the detention center.<p>The release, among the …

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Greek store closures spike as recession, austerity return

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Giorgos Prasinoudis ran his motocycle repair shop in Athens for three decades, through good times and bad. Now a "For Sale" sign hangs outside the window.<p>Empty storefronts are again a feature of Greece's towns and cities as spending dries up in a crisis that put Greece's …

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Clashes erupt in Mexico City protests over missing students

Tens of thousands of protesters converged on Mexico City on Thursday to vent their frustration and anger over the disappearance of 43 college students, presumed by many to be dead, and widespread political corruption.<p>Students, union workers and supporters from around the country streamed into the …

Five awesome Things - CNN.com

Images taken in July from the Bureau of Land Management show researchers inside the Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming, which contains the remains of tens of thousands of animals.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Fossil treasure trove in Wyoming cave<p>Fossil treasure trove in Wyoming cave<p>Fossil treasure trove in …

Glenn Beck's challenge: Getting onto your TV

Three years ago Glenn Beck did something radical: he departed Fox News, where he had upwards of two millions viewers a day, and he asked those viewers to pay for his own Internet channel.<p>His channel, now known as TheBlaze, gained hundreds of thousands of subscribers, making Beck a model for other …

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Canadian airline passenger arrested by SWAT is mentally ill, father says

When Sadegh Shahi heard reports about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a Sunwing Airlines flight to arrest a passenger, he thought to himself, "it's probably my son."<p>The father's intuition apparently was correct.<p>Ali Shahi was arrested Friday by at least a half-dozen heavily armed …

MH17: missile launcher was in towns near crash site, videos suggest

Videos and photographs appear to show a mobile anti-aircraft missile launcher in neighbouring towns of Torez and Snizhne<p>Evidence was growing on Sunday that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from the vicinity of two neighbouring towns near the crash site within …