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Top Stories: Markets May Pause, Jobless Claims Rise, Clinton In Myanmar

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Signs Signal Pause In Stock Market Rally.

-- Jobless Claims Pop Above 400,000.

-- Obama, Presidents Clinton And Bush To Mark 'World AIDS Day'.

-- Meth-For-Sex Charge Lands Former Sheriff In Jail Named For Him.

Other stories making headlines include:

-- "Clinton Pledges Improved Burma Ties If Reforms Continue." (BBC News) [Burma is also known as Myanmar.]

-- "Early Results In Egypt Show A Mandate For Islamists." (The New York Times)

-- "More Charges Set" For Insider Trading Probe. (The Wall Street Journal)

-- "Grammy Nominations: Adele And Bruno Mars Snag Nods In Top 3 Spots." (The Record)

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