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Shootings cast long shadow over universities in Ohio and Texas

April 24th, 2007 8:54 pm by Associated Press

KENT, Ohio - The bullet scars are faintly visible on the University of Texas clock tower that served as a sniper's nest more than 40 years ago. Kent State University students still field questions from strangers about the four people slain there by Na

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Kaine may close loophole that allowed gunman to buy weapons

April 24th, 2007 8:54 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND - Virginia's governor said Tuesday he may be able to single-handedly close the loophole that allowed a mentally ill Seung-Hui Cho to buy the guns he used to kill 32 people at Virginia Tech.

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European astronomers find potentially habitable planet outside solar system

April 24th, 2007 8:54 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - For the first time astronomers have discovered a planet outside our solar system that is potentially habitable, with Earth-like temperatures, a find researchers described Tuesday as a big step in the search for "life in the universe."

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Report questions cell phones' ability to track location

April 24th, 2007 7:24 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A new report by a public safety group throws into question the ability of police and firefighters to locate people through their cell phones when they dial 911 in an emergency.

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Nation/World briefs, April 24, 2007

April 24th, 2007 12:18 am by Staff Report

Writer Halberstam, 73, killed in crash

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Suicide attack in Iraq kills nine U.S. soldiers, hurts 20

April 24th, 2007 12:18 am by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomb struck a patrol base northeast of Baghdad on Monday, killing nine U.S. soldiers and wounding 20 in the single deadliest attack on American ground forces in more than a year, the military said.

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Democrats agree on Iraq bill

April 24th, 2007 12:18 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A historic veto showdown assured, Democratic leaders agreed Monday on legislation that requires the first U.S. combat troops to be withdrawn from Iraq by Oct. 1 with a goal of a complete pullout six months later.

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Scientists to lay out ways to head off worst of climate change

April 24th, 2007 12:18 am by Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand - U.N.- sponsored scientists who warned of the dangers of a warming Earth will issue a new study next month describing how to avert the worst: Everyone must embrace technologies ranging from nuclear power to manure control.

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Corzine upgraded from critical condition

April 24th, 2007 12:18 am by Associated Press

CAMDEN, N.J. - Aides to injured Gov. Jon S. Corzine said Monday they hope he will be able to run the state as he recovers, even if it means governing by video.

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Senate OKs taking DNA samples from suspects in violent crimes

April 24th, 2007 12:03 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - The Senate on Monday passed a bill to require anyone arrested for a violent crime to give a DNA sample that would be placed in a statewide database.

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