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Big dog, little dog, it's all in the genes

April 5th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - From the towering Great Dane to the feisty little Chihuahua, all dogs are brothers under the skin. Now, researchers have uncovered a reason why the animals wearing that skin vary so much in size.

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Anna Nicole Smith diaries detail thoughts on love, sex, weight

April 5th, 2007 11:06 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS - Two diaries penned by Anna Nicole Smith in the early 1990s reveal a troubled young woman professing to be deeply in love with octogenarian oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II, and often depressed and concerned about her weight and eating habits.

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Company says moisture in Ga. plant spread salmonella bacteria

April 5th, 2007 11:06 pm by Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. - Moisture from a leaky roof and faulty sprinkler helped salmonella bacteria grow and contaminate peanut butter at its Georgia plant last year, sickening more than 400 people nationwide, ConAgra Foods said Thursday.

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Billionaire Kerkorian's Tracinda makes $4.5B cash offer for Chrysler

April 5th, 2007 10:45 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian, who lost out in Chrysler's 1998 merger with Daimler-Benz, wants to buy the troubled automaker back from its now-unhappy German owners.

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Pope Benedict washes feet of 12 men in Holy Thursday ritual

April 5th, 2007 10:45 pm by Associated Press

ROME - Pope Benedict XVI bathed the feet of 12 laymen in a Rome basilica in a Holy Thursday tradition symbolizing humility, as he kept up an intense schedule of public ceremonies that will culminate on Easter.

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Jobless claims rise as companies cope with sluggish economic growth

April 5th, 2007 10:45 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Newly laid-off workers signed up for unemployment benefits at a faster pace last week as companies try to cope with sluggish growth in the national economy.

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Names in the News - April 5, 2007

April 5th, 2007 6:09 am by Staff Report

MEMPHIS - John Lennon's piano, on tour as a symbol of peace, was to arrive Friday to commemorate the anniversary of the death of civil-rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Army: Friendly fire may have killed two soldiers in western Iraq

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A week after acknowledging a litany of errors in the friendly fire death of former NFL star Pat Tillman, the Army said Wednesday two soldiers killed in Iraq in February may also have been killed by their own comrades.

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Bone from mummy, not Joan of Arc

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

PARIS - A rib bone supposedly found at the site where French heroine Joan of Arc was burned at the stake is actually that of an Egyptian mummy, according to researchers who used high-tech science to expose the fake.

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Pelosi meets Syria's Assad despite Bush's objections

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

DAMASCUS, Syria - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi challenged the White House on Middle East policy Wednesday, meeting with Syria's leader and insisting "the road to Damascus is a road to peace."

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