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Nation/World briefs, April 3, 2007

April 2nd, 2007 11:51 pm by Staff Report

FDA blocks wheat gluten from company

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Major subprime mortgage lender files for bankruptcy, fires 3,200

April 2nd, 2007 11:51 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - New Century Financial Corp., once the nation's second-largest provider of home loans to high-risk borrowers, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, the victim of its own financial missteps as well as pressures felt by its rival lende

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Iran, Britain indicate possible way out of crisis over detainees

April 2nd, 2007 11:51 pm by Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran and Britain signaled possible movement toward ending the standoff over 15 detained British sailors Monday, with Tehran promising to stop airing video confessions and London saying it's willing to discuss ways to avoid boundary conf

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Tsunami swamps towns in Solomon Islands, killing 13

April 2nd, 2007 11:51 pm by Associated Press

HONIARA, Solomon Islands - Bodies floated out to sea and thousands of residents camped out overnight Tuesday on a hillside above a devastated town in the western Solomon Islands after a tsunami that struck without warning washed away coastal villages,

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Supreme Court rebukes Bush administration on greenhouse gas emissions

April 2nd, 2007 11:51 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court rebuked the Bush administration Monday for its inaction on global warming in a decision that could lead to more fuel-efficient cars as early as next year.

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South Korea, U.S. reach free trade agreement

April 2nd, 2007 11:51 pm by Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea - The United States reached its biggest free trade agreement since NAFTA on Monday, clinching a last-minute deal with close security ally South Korea that it hopes will bolster bilateral ties and provide added spark to the Doha Roun

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Tribune accepts $8.2 billion buyout offer from Zell, plans to sell Cubs

April 2nd, 2007 11:51 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO - Real estate mogul Sam Zell won the battle of the billionaires Monday, landing media conglomerate Tribune Co. after a down-to-the-wire bidding war.

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Tuberculosis patient locked up, leading to civil liberties debate

April 2nd, 2007 10:51 pm by Associated Press

PHOENIX - Behind the county hospital's tall cinderblock walls, a 27-year-old tuberculosis patient sits in a jail cell equipped with a ventilation system that keeps germs from escaping.

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Two more kidnapped in Nigeria

April 2nd, 2007 10:51 pm by Associated Press

LAGOS, Nigeria - Gunmen seized two foreign workers Monday in Nigeria's southern oil-producing region, officials said, the latest kidnappings in an area where nearly 70 foreigners have been taken since the beginning of the year.

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