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Car bomber strikes Shiite holy city; 68 killed or found dead around Iraq

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber sent a fireball through a crowded market Tuesday in the Shiite holy city of Kufa, killing at least 16 people and threatening to further stoke sectarian tensions in relatively peaceful areas south of Baghdad.

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Six men charged with plotting to kill troops at Fort Dix

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

FORT DIX, N.J. - Six foreign-born Muslims were arrested and accused Tuesday of plotting to attack Fort Dix and slaughter scores of U.S. soldiers - a scheme the FBI says was foiled when the men asked a store clerk to copy a video of them firing assault

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Hamas 'Mickey Mouse' calls for Muslim world domination

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Hamas militants have enlisted a figure bearing a strong resemblance to Mickey Mouse to broadcast their message of Islamic domination and armed resistance to their most impressionable audience - children.

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Leader of France's defeated Socialists urges an end to post-election violence

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

PARIS - The leader of France's defeated Socialists appealed for calm Tuesday after post-election violence left cars burned and store windows smashed.

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Pressure on Wolfowitz mounts as Europeans raise fresh concerns

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - European officials voiced fresh concerns Tuesday about World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz's leadership, increasing pressure for his resignation amid revelations that he broke bank rules in arranging a pay package for his girlfriend.

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Recovery continues at plane crash site

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

MBANGA-PONGO, Cameroon - Recovery teams in a dense mangrove swamp where a Kenya Airways jet crashed and killed all 114 people aboard pressed ahead with their grim, muddy job after failing in a bid Tuesday to pump water away from the wreckage.

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Militants bomb pipelines in Nigeria, escalating region's fight with government

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

LAGOS, Nigeria - Militants staged coordinated attacks on three pipelines Tuesday, inflicting the worst damage on Nigeria's vital oil infrastructure in more than a year and signaling an escalation in hostilities that caused world petroleum prices to sp

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Israeli archaeologists say they discovered long-sought tomb of biblical King Herod

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

HERODIUM, West Bank - Under a baking sun, pieces of limestone carved with borders of rosettes and geometrical designs lay in three excavated pits Tuesday - a desert site Israeli archaeologists say is the tomb of King Herod, who ruled the Holy Land whe

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Names in the news

May 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Staff Report

LOS ANGELES - The many moods of Paris Hilton shifted again when the jail-bound socialite rehired the publicist she blamed for her 45-day sentence.

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Queen Elizabeth honors U.S. veterans at WWII Memorial

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

WASHINGTON - Queen Elizabeth II paid tribute to American soldiers Tuesday with a trip to the National World War II Memorial, winding up her six-day American visit.

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