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Paris Hilton is sentenced to 45 days in county jail

May 4th, 2007 11:54 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - A judge sentenced Paris Hilton to 45 days in county jail Friday for violating her probation, putting the brakes on the hotel heiress' famous high life.

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Boat jammed with Haitians capsizes in shark-infested waters

May 4th, 2007 11:54 pm by Associated Press

SOUTH DOCK, Turks and Caicos Islands - Every year, Haitians by the hundreds set off in rickety boats hoping to escape poverty by sneaking into the U.S. The perils became gruesomely apparent Friday when a crowded boat capsized, flinging migrants into sh

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Workman execution delayed

May 4th, 2007 11:54 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A federal judge on Friday ordered a delay in the execution of Philip Workman, citing the likelihood that Tennessee's new death penalty guidelines could still cause unconstitutional pain and suffering.

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Fate of Virginia Tech killing site remains unknown

May 4th, 2007 11:54 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Like the people of New York, Oklahoma City and Dallas and others before them, the Virginia Tech community is trying to decide what to do with the scene of a national tragedy.

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Nation's schoolchildren breathing in pollutants while riding on aging buses

May 4th, 2007 10:30 pm by Associated Press

Day in and day out, children across the U.S. are riding to school on aging buses, breathing what some activists say is a dangerous brew of pollutants up to five times dirtier than the air outside.

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Police in Tennessee arrest suspected bank robbers dressed as Nixon, Reagan

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Usually bank robbers just wear a mask.

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59 farms in UVA country earn 'Century Farm' tag

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by BRIAN McNEILL

CHARLOTTESVILLE - For more than 100 years, Windy Bluff Farm was a tranquil 250-acre cattle, horse and hay farm in Greene County near the South River and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Climate plan in hand, world heads for crucial talks, possibly 'deep trouble'

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand - From nuclear power to reforestation to better toasters, the world now has a game plan from climate experts for fighting global warming, a report their chief scientist says will have a "profound influence" on upcoming negotiations.

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Health experts say shortage of U.S. farm animal veterinarians could lead to disease outbreaks

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by NAFEESA SYEED

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa - Public health experts are concerned that a shortage of farm animal veterinarians in the U.S. could lead to disease outbreaks, potentially endangering human health and threatening the nation's food supply.

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