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Plane carrying peacekeepers crashes in Egypt

May 6th, 2007 8:42 pm by Associated Press

EL-NAKHL, Egypt - A plane carrying foreign peacekeepers across the Sinai desert crashed Sunday near a stretch of highway where it had tried to make an emergency landing, killing eight French soldiers and a Canadian, officials said.

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75-year-old cancer survivor skis to North Pole

May 6th, 2007 7:12 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - The bone-numbing trek to the North Pole is riddled with enough perils to make a seasoned explorer quake: Frostbite threatens, polar bears loom and the ice is constantly shifting beneath frozen feet.

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Park Service plans fee hikes in some areas

May 6th, 2007 7:12 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Entrance fees are due to rise at national parks over the next three summers, though a public outcry over specific increases could cause the government to reconsider.

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News of the Weird, May 7, 2007

May 6th, 2007 7:12 pm by CHUCK SHEPHERD

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Thompson evokes Reagan legacy

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Evoking the legacy of Ronald Reagan, potential presidential candidate Fred Thompson told fellow Republicans that smaller government and lower taxes are the way to a prosperous future.

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Tornadoes continue to pound Kansas; at least 9 people killed

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by ROXANA HEGEMAN

GREENSBURG, Kan. - A fresh wave of tornadoes ripped through Southwest Kansas on Saturday evening, a day after a tornado all but destroyed this town, killing nine and injuring dozens more.

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U.S.-EU claims of progress on global warming greeted with skepticism

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - European Union and U.S. leaders are hailing what they say is a major step toward bridging their sharp differences on global warming. Academics and critics of President Bush's policies, however, question whether he really gave any ground.

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Bush asks Congress to craft Iraq spending bill

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Bush, urging Congress to craft a war spending bill quickly, offered no clues Saturday about whether he'll compromise over linking U.S. support to stability in Iraq.

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Revised immigration rules could mean admitting terrorists as U.S. refugees

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by MATTHEW LEE

Officials say the changes are meant to reverse the unintended consequences of post-Sept. 11 restrictions that have kept thousands of otherwise eligible people from a haven in the United States.

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Names in the news, May 6, 2007

May 5th, 2007 11:30 pm by Staff Report

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Churchill Downs rolled out the red carpet and lined it with rose petals Saturday for celebrities arriving for the Kentucky Derby.

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