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Democrats prod rivals on war, health care as they court voters in S.C.

April 28th, 2007 12:42 am by Associated Press

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Fresh from their debate, Democratic presidential hopefuls prodded their rivals on war and health care Friday, seeking an advantage with voters in the South's first primary state.

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Senior al-Qaida operative captured, taken to Guantanamo

April 28th, 2007 12:42 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - After being secretly held by the CIA for months, an Iraqi who was one of al-Qaida's most senior and experienced operatives has been shipped to the Guantanamo Bay military prison for terror suspects, officials said Friday.

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Dems strike up talks with GOP on new Iraq bill while Bush invites meeting

April 28th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Democratic leaders are turning to Republicans to help them pass a new Iraq war spending bill that President Bush won't veto - unlike the one Congress will send him next week with a timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops.

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Economic growth slowest in 4 years

April 28th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The worst economic growth in four years is raising concern that troubles in the U.S. housing market will spread and throw the country into a recession before the year is out.

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Saudis arrest 172 militants in oil plot

April 28th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia announced Friday that an anti-terrorism sweep netted 172 Islamic extremists and stopped plans to mount air attacks on the kingdom's oil refineries, break militants out of jail and send suicide attackers to kill gover

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Cemetery owner charged with theft of $20M in Memphis

April 28th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A funeral home and cemetery owner accused of stealing millions from cemetery trust funds has been indicted on theft and money laundering charges in Memphis, District Attorney Bill Gibbons announced Friday.

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Former Tenn. state Sen. Ford found guilty of bribery

April 28th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS - A once-influential state senator arrested in a statewide corruption scandal that led to an overhaul of Tennessee ethics laws was convicted of taking bribes Friday and will likely serve time in federal prison.

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Many in Utah proud it allows weapons on college campuses

April 27th, 2007 11:45 pm by Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY - Brent Tenney says he feels pretty safe when he goes to class at the University of Utah, but he takes no chances. He brings a loaded 9 mm semiautomatic with him every day.

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The whys of Cho's rampage may never be answered

April 27th, 2007 11:45 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Since Seung-Hui Cho killed himself after slaughtering 32 classmates and professors, busy investigators are not preparing a prosecution but simply seeking answers. And yet, nearly two weeks after his rampage at Virginia Tech, the studen

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