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Former foes Paisley, McGuinness team up to govern Northern Ireland

May 8th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Bitter enemies from Northern Ireland's bloody past joined forces Tuesday atop a new Northern Ireland government, a once-unimaginable achievement that both sides pledged would consign decades of death and destruction to hist

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All known species to be cataloged on Web

May 8th, 2007 9:18 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - In a whale-sized project, the world's scientists plan to compile everything they know about all of Earth's 1.8 million known species and put it all on one Web site, open to everyone.

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Edwards worked for hedge fund to learn about financial markets

May 8th, 2007 9:18 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Democrat John Edwards said Tuesday that he worked for a hedge fund between presidential campaigns to learn about financial markets and their relationship to poverty - and to make money too.

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Small children watching lots of TV, study finds

May 8th, 2007 12:48 am by Knight Ridder

SEATTLE - Families are so hooked on television and videos that 40 percent of 3-month-olds and 90 percent of 2-year-olds are regular watchers, according to a new, wide-ranging survey by Seattle researchers.

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Names in the news - May 8, 2006

May 8th, 2007 12:39 am by Staff Report

LOS ANGELES - Ty Pennington, host of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," apologized to his fans and co-workers Monday after he was arrested for investigation of drunken driving.

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Cho didn't get court-ordered mental health treatment

May 8th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The gunman who killed 32 people at Virginia Tech failed to get the mental health treatment ordered by a judge who declared him an imminent threat to himself and others, a newspaper reported Monday.

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Man trying to kill spider ends up in head-on collision in Tennessee

May 8th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - A driver trying to swat a spider lost control of his car and struck another vehicle head-on, injuring another motorist seriously.

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Ober Gatlinburg resort replaces 33-year-old aerial tram vehicles

May 8th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

GATLINBURG - Visitors who want to catch a view of the mountains along the way to Ober Gatlinburg ski resort can ride in new modernized cable cars.

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Tending to details helps Va. Tech commencement organizer cope

May 8th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Having to scramble to alter Virginia Tech's graduation ceremony to honor 32 students and faculty killed by a mentally disturbed gunman has helped the chairman of the commencement committee deal with his grief.

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Elevator traps suspected vandals

May 8th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

OSLO, Norway - Two young Norwegian vandals overlooked a small but crucial detail when they started smashing up a train station elevator: They were inside it.

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