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Wolfowitz to step down in June

May 17th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz said Thursday he will resign at the end of June, giving up his long fight to survive pressure for his ouster over the generous compensation he arranged for his girlfriend.

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Coordinated bombings kill 7 in southern Afghanistan

May 17th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Two coordinated bomb blasts killed seven people in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, including three police responding to the first explosion - an Iraq-style attack rarely seen here.

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Estonian minister points to possible involvement of Russia in cyber attacks

May 17th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

TALLINN, Estonia - Estonia's defense minister said Thursday the massive cyber attacks that have crippled the high-tech country's Web sites are a threat to national security, and that it's possible the Russian government was behind them.

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Friends to the end Bush, Blair salute each other at White House farewell

May 17th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - To the last, neither George Bush nor Tony Blair wavered.

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Bush scolds colleges and universities for barring ROTC programs

May 17th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Bush scolded colleges and universities that bar ROTC programs from their campuses.

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Gonzales faces more opposition

May 17th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Support for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales sank further Thursday as Democrats proposed a no-confidence vote, a fifth GOP senator called for his resignation and yet another Republican predicted he won't survive a congressional investigatio

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Suspect in Fort Dix case denied bail

May 17th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

CAMDEN, N.J. - A man charged with helping five others plot a terrorist attack on Fort Dix will not be freed on bail, a judge ruled Thursday.

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France's prime minister hits ground running after brief inauguration

May 17th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

PARIS - France's new prime minister hit the ground running - literally.

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Names in the News - May 17, 2007

May 17th, 2007 12:03 am by Staff Report

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Life for Kellie Pickler has definitely changed since she competed last year on "American Idol."

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Southern wildfires could burn for months

May 17th, 2007 12:03 am by Associated Press

FOLKSTON, Ga. - Mark Ruggiero has 400 firefighters, 56 engines, 49 bulldozers and nine helicopters under his command. And that still won't be enough to snuff out the wildfires that have shrouded the Okefenokee Swamp in smoke and flame for the past month.

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