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Bombs claim eight Americans in Diyala and Baghdad

May 6th, 2007 10:15 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Roadside bombs killed eight American soldiers in separate attacks Sunday in Diyala province and Baghdad, and a car bomb claimed 30 more lives in a wholesale food market in a part of the Iraqi capital where sectarian tensions are on the rise.

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Jetliner wreckage found in Cameroon

May 6th, 2007 9:27 pm by Associated Press

DOUALA, Cameroon - The wreckage of a Kenya Airways jetliner that crashed was found late Sunday in a dense mangrove forest outside Cameroon's commercial capital, aviation officials said. There was no information on survivors.

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Help wanted: White House is searching for war czar

May 6th, 2007 9:27 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Now that the White House is searching for a "war czar," it begs the question of who has been coordinating U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan the past four years.

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Nazi 'master race' delusions tore Polish kids between two worlds

May 6th, 2007 8:42 pm by MELISSA EDDY

POZNAN, Poland - On a sunny April morning in 1944, 6-year-old Alodia Witaszek was combed and scrubbed, sitting in the children's home that had primed her for membership in Hitler's master race.

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Se habla 'caucus'? Nevada's Dems work to woo Hispanics

May 6th, 2007 8:42 pm by Associated Press

LAS VEGAS - There is no Spanish word for "caucus" and that is just one of Andres Ramirez's problems.

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Elderly women went shopping, then vanished without a trace

May 6th, 2007 8:42 pm by Associated Press

LEBANON, Ohio - Mary Ellen Walters and Ada Wasson set out from their retirement community for a routine day of outlet-store shopping, not telling anyone they planned a long trip or even asking anyone to feed Walters' beloved dog.

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University of California marks decade of race-blind admissions

May 6th, 2007 8:42 pm by Associated Press

BERKELEY, Calif. - A fit of spring-cleaning led Eric Brooks to a box of old newspaper clips from 1997. That's when he was the lone black student enrolled in the incoming law school class at the University of California, Berkeley, following the end of

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Plane carrying peacekeepers crashes in Egypt

May 6th, 2007 8:42 pm by Associated Press

EL-NAKHL, Egypt - A plane carrying foreign peacekeepers across the Sinai desert crashed Sunday near a stretch of highway where it had tried to make an emergency landing, killing eight French soldiers and a Canadian, officials said.

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75-year-old cancer survivor skis to North Pole

May 6th, 2007 7:12 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - The bone-numbing trek to the North Pole is riddled with enough perils to make a seasoned explorer quake: Frostbite threatens, polar bears loom and the ice is constantly shifting beneath frozen feet.

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Park Service plans fee hikes in some areas

May 6th, 2007 7:12 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Entrance fees are due to rise at national parks over the next three summers, though a public outcry over specific increases could cause the government to reconsider.

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