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Killing of Taliban leader major victory, replacement expected soon

May 13th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan - The killing of the top Taliban commander Mullah Dadullah, a one-legged fighter who orchestrated suicide attacks, beheadings and an ethnic massacre, marks a major victory for the U.S. campaign at a time of flagging Afghan support o

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Planners hope anniversary will boost profile, tourism for Jamestown, Virginia

May 13th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

JAMESTOWN, Va. - The people who began planning a decade ago for Jamestown's 400th anniversary dreamed of getting President Bush, as well as Queen Elizabeth II, to help commemorate the founding of America's first permanent English settlement.

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Murfreesboro school staff stages fake gunman attack during trip

May 13th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

MURFREESBORO - Staff members of a Murfreesboro elementary school staged a fake gunman attack during a school trip, telling them it was not a drill as children cried and hid under tables.

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Residents of remote Alaska villages brace for big increase in mail rates

May 13th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The new U.S. Postal Service rates that go into effect Monday have people living in Alaska's remotest villages worried about more than just paying 2 cents more for a stamp.

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Fighting kills 41 in Pakistan

May 13th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

KARACHI, Pakistan - Rival ethnic groups fought gunbattles in this hub of economic growth Sunday, an ominous turn in a political crisis that started with the ouster of Pakistan's top judge. The death toll from a weekend of fighting rose to 41.

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Sea lion joins California children's walk-a-thon

May 13th, 2007 6:54 pm by Associated Press

CORTE MADERA, Calif. - He has flippers instead of feet - and certainly no sneakers or hiking boots. But that didn't stop a sea lion from joining schoolchildren on a walk-a-thon.

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News of the Weird

May 13th, 2007 6:54 pm by CHUCK SHEPHERD

Lead story

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People, May 13, 2007

May 13th, 2007 12:12 am by Staff Report

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. - Note to Sen. Sam Brownback: In Packerland, it's not cool to diss Brett Favre.

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LAPD critics decry May 1 melee as latest example of 'warrior' cop

May 13th, 2007 12:12 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - The Police Department's violent response at the end of an immigrant demonstration is the latest incident highlighting what critics describe as the force's "warrior culture."

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