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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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Truck bomber levels Iraqi police station in Kirkuk, killing 15, wounding nearly 200

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

BAGHDAD - A suicide truck bomber, his deadly payload hidden under bags of flour, crashed into a police station in a Kurdish neighborhood in the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday.

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For now, court won't decide legal rights of detainees

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

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday declined for now to review whether Guantanamo Bay detainees may go to federal court to challenge their indefinite confinement.

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Pope Benedict says he hears 'living voice' of John Paul in communion of saints

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

VATICAN CITY - Pope Benedict XVI said Monday he can already hear the voice of John Paul II among the saints, indicating on the second anniversary of his predecessor's death that he too was fully in favor of canonization.

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New schoolhouse welcomes Amish students who survived deadly rampage 6 months ago

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

NICKEL MINES, Pa. - A bell summoned Amish students to a new, more cheerful and more secure one-room schoolhouse Monday, six months to the day after a gunman shot 10 of their classmates, killing five.

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Romney has huge lead in fund raising

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

BOSTON - Mitt Romney blew away the top-ranked Republican presidential candidates in fund raising during the first three months of the year, reporting he had raised an astonishing $23 million. Rudy Giuliani and John McCain, favored in the polls, traile

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Business briefs, April 3, 2007

April 2nd, 2007 10:51 pm by Staff Report

USDA approves generic version of Corzide

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Man cleared of rapes after 22 years in prison

April 2nd, 2007 7:15 pm by Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Rape convictions that put a man in prison for 22 years were erased Monday because of recently found DNA evidence that tied the crimes to another man.

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Pet owners would get little from lawsuits

April 2nd, 2007 1:21 am by Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. - Pet owners are not likely to get much compensation if they individually sue pet food-maker Menu Foods over the death of a dog or cat, although they might fare better if they joined forces in a class-action suit, legal experts say.

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