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Actor offers to help pay tuition of teen soldier to be sent to Iraq

April 1st, 2007 12:45 am by Associated Press

PHOENIX - Actor Alec Baldwin was so moved by the story of an 18-year-old Army soldier who is scheduled to serve in Iraq, he's going to help pay for her college education after she leaves the military.

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Oak Ridge researchers build mouse community to mimic human diversity

March 31st, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - In one corner of the vast Oak Ridge National Laboratory, they aren't interested so much in building a better mousetrap, but in creating a vast colony of closely crossbred mice.

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Bush, Brazil's Silva talk ethanol, trade at Camp David

March 31st, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

CAMP DAVID, Md. - President Bush and Brazil's leader plotted cooperation on freer global trade and increased use of alternative fuels in talks that brought the allies together for the second time in less than a month.

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Iraq endorses plan to relocate Arabs from Kirkuk

March 31st, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Iraq's government has endorsed plans to relocate thousands of Arabs who were moved to Kirkuk as part of Saddam Hussein's campaign to force ethnic Kurds out of the oil-rich city, in an effort to undo one of the former dictator's most enduring an

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Iran's president insists captured British sailors trespassed, says world powers are 'arrogant'

March 31st, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted Saturday that 15 captured British sailors had been seized in Iranian waters, calling Britain and its allies "arrogant" for refusing to apologize, the country's official news agency reported.

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Bush calls for Iran to release British sailors, marines

March 31st, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

CAMP DAVID, Md. - President Bush on Saturday said Iran's capture of 15 British sailors and marines was "inexcusable" and called for Iran to "give back the hostages" immediately and unconditionally.

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Real deadline for Iraq war money weeks beyond April 15 date cited by Bush

March 31st, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The real deadline for Congress to provide more money for the war in Iraq is well beyond the April 15 deadline cited by President Bush and Defense Secretary Robert Gates.

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General tried to warn president not to say enemy killed Tillman

March 31st, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. - For weeks after his death, the Pentagon maintained that Pat Tillman was killed in an enemy ambush, even after a top general tried to warn President Bush that the NFL star-turned-soldier likely died by friendly fire, according to a m

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