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Senator: Bill to prevent ban of Indian mascots is 'insulting'

May 9th, 2007 1:33 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - State Sen. Thelma Harper says legislation that would prevent the state from banning American Indian mascots at schools is insulting and she hopes it fails this session.

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Tennessee prepares to execute Workman

May 9th, 2007 1:33 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A death row inmate convicted of killing a Memphis police officer in 1981 was running out of legal options Tuesday as federal courts denied several last-minute moves by his attorneys to get a stay of execution.

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Spill forced NFS to shut down processing area

May 9th, 2007 1:33 am by JIM WOZNIAK

ERWIN - Nuclear Fuel Services had to shut down a processing area of its highly enriched uranium facility for six months in 2006 when 35 liters of that substance spilled into an unused glovebox and onto the floor, creating a potential for problems, officia

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Theft of video game may have led to fatal shooting

May 9th, 2007 12:27 am by Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. - Police arrested a college student Tuesday suspected of opening fire in an off-campus apartment during a dispute over a video game console, killing one man and wounding two others.

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Car bomber strikes Shiite holy city; 68 killed or found dead around Iraq

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber sent a fireball through a crowded market Tuesday in the Shiite holy city of Kufa, killing at least 16 people and threatening to further stoke sectarian tensions in relatively peaceful areas south of Baghdad.

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Six men charged with plotting to kill troops at Fort Dix

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

FORT DIX, N.J. - Six foreign-born Muslims were arrested and accused Tuesday of plotting to attack Fort Dix and slaughter scores of U.S. soldiers - a scheme the FBI says was foiled when the men asked a store clerk to copy a video of them firing assault

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Hamas 'Mickey Mouse' calls for Muslim world domination

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Hamas militants have enlisted a figure bearing a strong resemblance to Mickey Mouse to broadcast their message of Islamic domination and armed resistance to their most impressionable audience - children.

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Leader of France's defeated Socialists urges an end to post-election violence

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

PARIS - The leader of France's defeated Socialists appealed for calm Tuesday after post-election violence left cars burned and store windows smashed.

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Pressure on Wolfowitz mounts as Europeans raise fresh concerns

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - European officials voiced fresh concerns Tuesday about World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz's leadership, increasing pressure for his resignation amid revelations that he broke bank rules in arranging a pay package for his girlfriend.

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Recovery continues at plane crash site

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

MBANGA-PONGO, Cameroon - Recovery teams in a dense mangrove swamp where a Kenya Airways jet crashed and killed all 114 people aboard pressed ahead with their grim, muddy job after failing in a bid Tuesday to pump water away from the wreckage.

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