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Fallujah loses 4th council chairman to assassination

April 22nd, 2007 12:27 am by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - The Fallujah city council chairman, a critic of al-Qaida who took the job after his three predecessors were assassinated, was killed on Saturday, the latest blow in an internal Sunni struggle for control of an insurgent stronghold west of Baghd

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U.S. forces struggle to calm violent Ramadi

April 22nd, 2007 12:27 am by Associated Press

RAMADI, Iraq - The U.S. military has struggled for nearly four years to secure Ramadi, a city west of Baghdad that had become a magnet for Sunni insurgents and a haven for al-Qaida militants.

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Critics, dissenters of early war strategy in charge in Iraq

April 22nd, 2007 12:18 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The White House search for a "war czar" caps a lengthy reshuffle that has placed pragmatists and critics of the Bush administration's early moves in Iraq in charge of managing a war that the U.S. feels it can't quit but can't quite win.

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Sounding alarm, regulator puts career in danger

April 21st, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

BETHESDA, Md. - The first hints of trouble came with vague warnings from the edges of the bureaucracy where she worked.

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Blue Angel crashes during S.C. air show

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

BEAUFORT, S.C. - A Navy Blue Angel jet crashed during an air show Saturday, plunging into a neighborhood of small homes and trailers and killing the pilot.

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Virginia Tech investigation zeroes in on computer use

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG - The Virginia Tech killer went to the Internet less than a month before the massacre to get ammunition clips that fit one of the two handguns he used in the rampage, a spokesman for eBay said Saturday.

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Police: Truck bomb fails to explode in Nigeria

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

LAGOS, Nigeria - A truck bomb aimed at electoral commission headquarters ran into barriers and failed to explode hours before the start of Nigeria's presidential vote, the national police chief said Saturday.

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In the wake of disaster some ponder 'what if'

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG - The student slouched into his chair, his face wrapped in sunglasses, the brim of his baseball cap pulled down so low his eyes were almost lost. The Virginia Tech professor who sat across from him did so because there didn't really seem to be

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New Jersey governor faces tough therapy

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. - It will be agonizing, emotional and draining. Most of all, it will be painful.

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Eastern Va. town mourns one of its own killed in massacre

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

SMITHFIELD, Va. - One of the many churches in this town founded as a Colonial seaport has a sign reading "Va. Tech Families We Are Praying For You."

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