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Blast near Shiite shrine kills 58; U.S. announces 9 deaths

April 28th, 2007 11:24 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A car bomb exploded Saturday in the Shiite holy city of Karbala as the streets were packed with people heading for evening prayers, killing at least 58 and wounding scores near some of the country's most sacred shrines. Separately, the U.S. mil

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Memorial opens at site of 1864 massacre of Colorado Indians

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

SAND CREEK MASSACRE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, Colo. - More than 142 years after a band of state militia volunteers massacred 150 sleeping Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians in a misdirected act of vengeance, a memorial to the tragic event was officia

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Man held without bail in attack of 101-year-old

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - A man accused of beating and mugging a 101- year-old woman and two others was arraigned Saturday on charges that included hate crimes, authorities said.

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Turkish government rebukes military for threatening to intervene in election

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey - The pro-Islamic government rebuked the military on Saturday for threatening to intervene in a disputed presidential election, saying it was "unthinkable" for the institution to challenge the political leadership in a democracy.

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Report: Crime rate drops on Tenn. college campuses

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Crime on the Tennessee's college campuses decreased last year, according to a state report.

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Democrats compete to decry Bush war policy

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO - Wooing influential California Democrats, presidential contender Barack Obama vowed to "turn the page on this Iraq disaster" while Hillary Rodham Clinton denounced President Bush's conduct of the war as "one of the darkest blots on leadership

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Corzine's crash raises questions about how governors get around

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. - The high-speed automobile accident that critically injured Gov. Jon S. Corzine has focused attention on the practices of governors' official drivers across the nation.

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Virginia Tech wounded must overcome deep scars

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG - Senior Kevin Sterne will see the scar on his thigh every time he pulls on his pants. Freshman Hilary Strollo will have to decide whether to bare her stomach in a swimsuit. And on the day someone slips a wedding band on her finger, junior Kate

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More states expand children's health insurance coverage

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Many states are making more children eligible for government-funded health insurance even as President Bush's health chief says families are relying too much on public money for the coverage.

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Wolfowitz running into opposition

April 28th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Paul Wolfowitz encountered stiffening opposition Saturday to staying on as World Bank president amid allegations he showed favoritism in arranging a promotion and pay package for his girlfriend.

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