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Tornadoes continue to pound Kansas; at least 9 people killed

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by ROXANA HEGEMAN

GREENSBURG, Kan. - A fresh wave of tornadoes ripped through Southwest Kansas on Saturday evening, a day after a tornado all but destroyed this town, killing nine and injuring dozens more.

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U.S.-EU claims of progress on global warming greeted with skepticism

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - European Union and U.S. leaders are hailing what they say is a major step toward bridging their sharp differences on global warming. Academics and critics of President Bush's policies, however, question whether he really gave any ground.

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Bush asks Congress to craft Iraq spending bill

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Bush, urging Congress to craft a war spending bill quickly, offered no clues Saturday about whether he'll compromise over linking U.S. support to stability in Iraq.

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Revised immigration rules could mean admitting terrorists as U.S. refugees

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by MATTHEW LEE

Officials say the changes are meant to reverse the unintended consequences of post-Sept. 11 restrictions that have kept thousands of otherwise eligible people from a haven in the United States.

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Names in the news, May 6, 2007

May 5th, 2007 11:30 pm by Staff Report

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Churchill Downs rolled out the red carpet and lined it with rose petals Saturday for celebrities arriving for the Kentucky Derby.

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Va. Tech janitor says bomb threat note found minutes before shooting

May 5th, 2007 11:12 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Just minutes before Seung-Hui Cho began his rampage on the second floor of Virginia Tech's Norris Hall, a professor discovered a note outside a stairwell reading, "Bomb will go off if you open the door," according to a school employee

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Kenya Airways flight with 114 on board crashes in Cameroon

May 5th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

YAOUNDE, Cameroon - A Kenyav Airways jet that took off during a midnight storm crashed early Saturday with 114 on board after sending out a distress signal over remote southern Cameroon, officials said. Nearby villagers reported hearing an explosion a

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Activists wonder if police unit instigated violence at LA immigration march

May 5th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Riots, dangerous standoffs and terrorism are crises for which the Los Angeles Police Department created its elite Metropolitan Division.

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Cities spend big money defending immigration-related ordinances

May 5th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - Cities across the United States are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars defending themselves against lawsuits and other challenges to ordinances enacted to keep out illegal immigrants.

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70 years later, Hindenburg survivors recall explosion

May 5th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

LAKEHURST, N.J. - At 87, Robert Buchanan says he sometimes has trouble remembering what he did 10 minutes ago. But he can recall in vivid detail the day 70 years ago when he watched the luxurious airship Hindenburg erupt into a fireball.

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