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Warlord splits with Taliban, hints at talks with government

March 8th, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

KARACHI, Pakistan - A veteran Afghan warlord wanted by the U.S. distanced himself from the Taliban and gave his strongest indication yet that he was open to talks with embattled President Hamid Karzai.

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Autopsy shows Kingsport woman suffered fatal injuries in Nov. fall

March 8th, 2007 11:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT - A woman who was found dead on Lewis Lane last November suffered fatal head injuries consistent with an accidental fall, according to an autopsy report released this week.

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Afghan anti-corruption chief was convicted heroin trafficker 20 years ago

March 8th, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan - When the deal went down in Las Vegas, the seller was introduced only as "Mr. E." In a room at Caesars Palace hotel, Mr. E exchanged a pound-and-a-half bag of heroin for $65,000 cash - unaware that the buyer was an undercover detectiv

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Off the hook: Diner owner won't press charges in alleged catfish attack

March 8th, 2007 10:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP - A Hawkins County woman accused of attacking a restaurant worker in Bulls Gap with a catfish last week could not escape a police dragnet, but the victims have opted to catch and release.

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Fire in Bronx kills woman, 8 children from extended family

March 8th, 2007 10:30 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Screams poured from the burning building along with smoke and flames: "Help me! Help me! Please! Please!" Bystanders looked up to see a woman toss two children out the window one at a time to those below.

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Protesters tackle war funding in 'occupations'

March 8th, 2007 10:30 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Some opponents of the Iraq war are taking their protests straight to Congress - staging "occupations" in lawmakers' offices on Capitol Hill and in their home communities.

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Agencies conduct drill for unlikely mass migration from Cuba

March 8th, 2007 10:30 pm by Associated Press

OFF THE SOUTH FLORIDA COAST - Even as experts played down the threat of a mass exodus from Cuba if Fidel Castro dies, law enforcement agencies staged mock exercises Thursday to be prepared just in case.

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Families view rescue of hostages in Colombia with hope, fear

March 8th, 2007 10:30 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration appears increasingly focused on undertaking a risky military rescue of three Americans held hostage more than four years by drug-trafficking leftist rebels in Colombia.

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Bush tour aims to improve relations in Latin America

March 8th, 2007 9:54 pm by Associated Press

SAO PAULO, Brazil - President Bush sought to reverse an impression of U.S. neglect as he opened a weeklong tour of Latin America on Thursday. Police clashed with protesters in Brazil and across the region.

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Kingsport City Schools panel mulls budget requests

March 8th, 2007 9:06 pm by CHRISTAN M. THOMAS

KINGSPORT - The list of requests is long, and each warrants consideration from Kingsport City Schools' Budget Committee.

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