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People, April 29, 2007

April 29th, 2007 12:45 am by Staff Report

LOS ANGELES - He's still two years away from replacing Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," but already Conan O'Brien seems to be sizing things up.

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Women bear brunt of crackdown on civil liberties in Iran

April 29th, 2007 12:45 am by Associated Press

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian police shoved and kicked them, loaded them into a curtained minibus and drove them away. Hours later, at the gates of Evin prison, they were blindfolded and forced to wear all-enveloping chadors, and then were interrogated throu

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Official: Thwarted Saudi militant plot mirrored attacks of Sept. 11

April 28th, 2007 11:24 pm by Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Al-Qaida-linked plotters hoped to reproduce the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, planning to send suicide pilots to military bases and attack the oil refineries that drive the economy of Osama bin Laden's homeland, the government said Satu

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Budget impasse could hold up money for armored vehicles

April 28th, 2007 11:24 pm by Associated Press

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq - The armored carrier has a grim black slash across its side, burn marks on the door and a web of cracks along the window.

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Blast near Shiite shrine kills 58; U.S. announces 9 deaths

April 28th, 2007 11:24 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A car bomb exploded Saturday in the Shiite holy city of Karbala as the streets were packed with people heading for evening prayers, killing at least 58 and wounding scores near some of the country's most sacred shrines. Separately, the U.S. mil

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Memorial opens at site of 1864 massacre of Colorado Indians

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

SAND CREEK MASSACRE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, Colo. - More than 142 years after a band of state militia volunteers massacred 150 sleeping Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians in a misdirected act of vengeance, a memorial to the tragic event was officia

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Man held without bail in attack of 101-year-old

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - A man accused of beating and mugging a 101- year-old woman and two others was arraigned Saturday on charges that included hate crimes, authorities said.

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Turkish government rebukes military for threatening to intervene in election

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey - The pro-Islamic government rebuked the military on Saturday for threatening to intervene in a disputed presidential election, saying it was "unthinkable" for the institution to challenge the political leadership in a democracy.

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Report: Crime rate drops on Tenn. college campuses

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Crime on the Tennessee's college campuses decreased last year, according to a state report.

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Democrats compete to decry Bush war policy

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO - Wooing influential California Democrats, presidential contender Barack Obama vowed to "turn the page on this Iraq disaster" while Hillary Rodham Clinton denounced President Bush's conduct of the war as "one of the darkest blots on leadership

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