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6 men detained in Fort Dix terror probe denied bail

May 11th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

CAMDEN, N.J. - Six Muslim men suspected of plotting to massacre U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix were ordered held without bail Friday.

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Cheney warns Iran U.S. will keep sea lanes open

May 11th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

ABOARD USS JOHN C. STENNIS - From an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf, Vice President Dick Cheney warned Iran on Friday the U.S. and its allies will keep it from restricting sea traffic as well as from developing nuclear weapons.

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Fire spares romantic city on Catalina Island off Southern California coast

May 11th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

AVALON, Calif. - Water-dumping planes and helicopters helped beat back soaring flames that threatened this quaint Catalina Island town Friday, giving firefighters a victory that allowed nearly 4,000 evacuated residents to start coming home.

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AP-Ipsos Poll: Public gives both Congress, Bush low approval ratings

May 11th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - People think the Democratic-led Congress is doing just as dreary a job as President Bush, following four months of bitter political standoffs and little progress on Iraq and a host of domestic issues.

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Shuttle to return to launch pad after fuel tank repaired

May 11th, 2007 10:42 pm by Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA managers on Friday approved moving Atlantis to the launch pad in hopes that a June launch will return the space shuttle program to a regular flight schedule after a six-month hiatus.

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Fewer parents choosing 'Katrina' as baby name after 2005 hurricane

May 11th, 2007 10:42 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - As baby names go, Katrina isn't in vogue these days. But she hasn't disappeared either.

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Wealthy hedge fund managers step up Washington activism as tax rumblings grow

May 11th, 2007 10:42 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - With Congress always looking for new ways to boost tax receipts and protect individual investors, it's natural for hedge fund managers to worry that they have a bull's-eye on their chests - especially now that word is out that some of them

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Teacher's husband faces lesser murder charge in teen's death

May 11th, 2007 9:12 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE - A grand jury returned a lesser charge of second-degree murder against the teacher's husband accused of fatally shooting her teenage lover, according to court records released Thursday.

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Consumers cut back spending in April as gas prices surge

May 11th, 2007 9:12 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Consumers, battered by surging gasoline prices, cut back spending for clothes, cars and other items in April, raising worries about the already weak economy.

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