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Thompson evokes Reagan legacy

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Evoking the legacy of Ronald Reagan, potential presidential candidate Fred Thompson told fellow Republicans that smaller government and lower taxes are the way to a prosperous future.

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Tornadoes continue to pound Kansas; at least 9 people killed

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by ROXANA HEGEMAN

GREENSBURG, Kan. - A fresh wave of tornadoes ripped through Southwest Kansas on Saturday evening, a day after a tornado all but destroyed this town, killing nine and injuring dozens more.

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U.S.-EU claims of progress on global warming greeted with skepticism

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - European Union and U.S. leaders are hailing what they say is a major step toward bridging their sharp differences on global warming. Academics and critics of President Bush's policies, however, question whether he really gave any ground.

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Bush asks Congress to craft Iraq spending bill

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Bush, urging Congress to craft a war spending bill quickly, offered no clues Saturday about whether he'll compromise over linking U.S. support to stability in Iraq.

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Revised immigration rules could mean admitting terrorists as U.S. refugees

May 5th, 2007 11:57 pm by MATTHEW LEE

Officials say the changes are meant to reverse the unintended consequences of post-Sept. 11 restrictions that have kept thousands of otherwise eligible people from a haven in the United States.

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Names in the news, May 6, 2007

May 5th, 2007 11:30 pm by Staff Report

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Churchill Downs rolled out the red carpet and lined it with rose petals Saturday for celebrities arriving for the Kentucky Derby.

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Va. Tech janitor says bomb threat note found minutes before shooting

May 5th, 2007 11:12 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Just minutes before Seung-Hui Cho began his rampage on the second floor of Virginia Tech's Norris Hall, a professor discovered a note outside a stairwell reading, "Bomb will go off if you open the door," according to a school employee

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Kenya Airways flight with 114 on board crashes in Cameroon

May 5th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

YAOUNDE, Cameroon - A Kenyav Airways jet that took off during a midnight storm crashed early Saturday with 114 on board after sending out a distress signal over remote southern Cameroon, officials said. Nearby villagers reported hearing an explosion a

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Activists wonder if police unit instigated violence at LA immigration march

May 5th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Riots, dangerous standoffs and terrorism are crises for which the Los Angeles Police Department created its elite Metropolitan Division.

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Cities spend big money defending immigration-related ordinances

May 5th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - Cities across the United States are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars defending themselves against lawsuits and other challenges to ordinances enacted to keep out illegal immigrants.

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