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Justice Department's No. 2 official resigning

May 15th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty said Monday he will resign, becoming the highest-ranking Bush administration casualty in the furor over the firing of U.S. attorneys.

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Giuliani's firm lobbied for clients, creating potential conflicts

May 14th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - As a partner in a law and lobbying firm, Rudy Giuliani has profited from his firm's work representing corporate clients before virtually every Cabinet department, exposing himself to a wide range of potential ethical entanglements.

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Supporters of gay rights want Connecticut to allow marriage

May 14th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's civil unions for same-sex couples are inferior to marriage and violate their rights to equal protection and due process, an attorney for eight gay couples told the state Supreme Court Monday.

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Top Palestinian security official resigns

May 14th, 2007 10:55 pm by Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The top Palestinian security official quit in exasperation Monday after a second day of firefights among Palestinian factions left four more people dead, including a truck driver delivering bread.

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Doctors increasingly trying to diagnose autism, other mental disorders in babies

May 14th, 2007 10:55 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO - Within days of their birth, healthy babies will look you in the eye. By 4 months, they will delight in others. And by 9 months, they will exchange smiles.

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Blood pressure rising around the globe, not just in the West

May 14th, 2007 10:55 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The numbers are a shock: Almost 1 billion people worldwide have high blood pressure, and over half a billion more will harbor this silent killer by 2025.

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Survey: Airlines have work to do improving customer satisfaction

May 14th, 2007 10:55 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA - Bankruptcy can be a wake-up call for airlines about the need to run their operations more efficiently, but it also can shine a light on a more basic challenge like making customers happy.

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Cruise ship runs aground

May 14th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

JUNEAU, Alaska - A riverboat-style cruise ship ran aground off the Alaska coast early Monday, forcing an evacuation of more than 200 passengers before it could move again with a Coast Guard escort.

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Padilla's trial opens in Miami

May 14th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

MIAMI - The trial of suspected al-Qaida operative Jose Padilla opened Monday with federal prosecutors arguing the U.S. citizen and two co-defendants provided money, recruits and military equipment for nearly a decade to Islamic extremists involved in

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What embargo? Distributors abroad ensure some U.S. brands get to Cuba

May 14th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

HAVANA - The golden arches are nowhere to be found. There's not a single Starbucks or Wal-Mart, and no way to buy a Budweiser, a Corvette or a Dell.

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