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Border Patrol hiring push raises concerns of lower standards

April 21st, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

ARTESIA, N.M. - The U.S. Border Patrol's push to expand the number of agents on the lookout for illegal crossings has some current and former agents worried that the pressure will lead to corner cutting and will jeopardize public safety.

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Congresswoman due to give birth late next month

April 21st, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

SPOKANE, Wash. - There's no consensus yet on what Cathy McMorris Rodgers will name her first child.

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Billionaire returns to Earth after $25 million space trip

April 21st, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

KOROLYOV, Russia - An American billionaire who won a junior cosmonaut contest as a child returned Saturday from a dream voyage to the international space station, riding a Russian capsule to a soft landing on the Kazakh steppe.

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South Korea agrees to give tons of rice to North Korea

April 21st, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea said Sunday it would give 400,000 tons of rice to impoverished North Korea despite the communist government's failure to meet a deadline to shut down its nuclear reactor.

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Old political alliances break up in 2008 presidential fund-raising game

April 21st, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Not long ago, Washington lobbyist Wayne Berman and California investor Tom Tellefsen shared the same goal: Raise as much money as possible for George W. Bush. Now they are in opposite presidential camps; Berman with John McCain and Tellef

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Casualties hit home at private military academy in Vermont

April 21st, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

NORTHFIELD, Vt. - War is what cadets train for at the nation's oldest private military academy.

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April 21st, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

XI'AN, China - Clutching a grimy tote bag filled with legal documents and photos of her executed son, Meng Zhaoping is trying to argue her way past a security guard at the provincial high court for the second day in a row.

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Cho family says it is 'living a nightmare'

April 21st, 2007 12:42 am by Associated Press

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Names in the News - April 21, 2007

April 21st, 2007 12:42 am by Staff Report

LOS ANGELES - As Alec Baldwin's angry words to his daughter were being broadcast around the world, the 49-year-old actor explained himself Friday on his Web site.

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