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U.S. border inspectors rarely use sophisticated technology

May 15th, 2007 11:24 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO - The face- and fingerprint-matching technology that has been touted over the past decade as a sophisticated new way to stop terrorists and illegal immigrants from entering the country through Mexico has one major drawback: U.S. border inspe

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Drivers not cutting back much as gas prices soar

May 15th, 2007 10:03 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - For all their complaining as they pay $3 a gallon or more to fill up their cars, few American drivers have yet to reach the point of cutting back.

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Recipients of VA bonuses sat on boards that oversaw payments

May 15th, 2007 10:03 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Nearly two dozen officials who received hefty performance bonuses last year at the Veterans Affairs Department also sat on the boards charged with recommending the payments.

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Stallone pleads guilty to importing growth hormone into Australia

May 15th, 2007 12:09 am by Associated Press

SYDNEY, Australia - Actor Sylvester Stallone pleaded guilty Tuesday to bringing vials of a restricted muscle-building hormone into Australia.

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Four million-winning lottery tickets sold in Tenn.

May 15th, 2007 12:09 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Winning million-dollar Tennessee Lottery tickets were sold in Manchester, Nashville, Knoxville and Old Hickory.

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Names in the News - May 15, 2007

May 15th, 2007 12:09 am by Staff Report

NASHVILLE - Josh Turner didn't think his spiritual song "Me and God," which is nominated for an Academy of Country Music award, would ever be recorded.

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Nation/World briefs

May 15th, 2007 12:00 am by Staff Report

Texas man charged with stealing truck full of Skittles

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Al-Qaida warns U.S. to halt search for missing soldiers

May 15th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - An al-Qaida front group warned the United States on Monday to halt its expanding search for three missing American soldiers "if you want their safety." The Pentagon acknowledged for the first time it believes the servicemen are in terrorist

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Rice to meet with Putin, says there's no 'new Cold War'

May 15th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

MOSCOW - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday there's no "new Cold War" between Washington and Moscow, though she acknowledged growing strains ahead of contentious talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Justice Department's No. 2 official resigning

May 15th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty said Monday he will resign, becoming the highest-ranking Bush administration casualty in the furor over the firing of U.S. attorneys.

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