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Supreme Court sides with officer tactics in high-speed chases

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Police may use tactics that put fleeing suspects at risk of death to end high-speed car chases, the Supreme Court said Monday in ruling against a Georgia teenager who was paralyzed after his car was run off the road.

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University of Mary Washington fires president over DUI charges

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND - The University of Mary Washington fired its president Monday after he was charged in two separate incidents with driving under the influence.

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Suicide bomber strikes Iraqi funeral; U.S. toll surpasses 100 for April

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber struck a crowd of funeral mourners Monday north of Baghdad, taking more than 30 lives at the end of one of the deadliest months of the war so far for U.S. forces. At least 104 American troops were reported killed in April.

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Southern California counties top survey of nation's most polluted

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles can continue being the butt of smog jokes now that it has once again topped the American Lung Association's bad air list of most polluted cities in America.

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Residents protest plans to burn nerve gas waste

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

PORT ARTHUR, Texas - At the Carver Terrace housing projects, only a chain-link fence and a cluster of no-trespassing signs separate brightly painted jungle gyms from the Motiva oil refinery.

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Alligator snarls freeway traffic in Texas

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO - All it takes is one illegally parked troublemaker to tie up freeway traffic - especially if it's an 8-foot alligator sprawled across the pavement.

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U.S., China balk at climate report's focus on quick action

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand - The United States and China want to amend a major report by U.N.- sponsored climate researchers to play down its conclusion that quick, affordable action can limit the worst effects of global warming, according to documents reviewed M

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Chinese: Contaminant in pet food recall is common additive

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

BEIJING - In the United States, it is feared as a killer of cats and dogs and a potential threat to humans.

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Israeli report cites 'severe failure' in war with Hezbollah

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM - In extraordinarily strong language, a high-level investigative panel sharply criticized Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday for "severe failure" in his handling of the war in Lebanon - a potentially fatal blow to his political surviv

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