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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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U.N. chief warns that arms smuggling could threaten Israel-Hezbollah truce

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

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The U.N. chief said Saturday that arms are reportedly still being smuggled over the border from Syria to Lebanon, and he urged all sides to fully comply with a United Nations resolution that ended the summer war between Hezbollah mil

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Artillery fire, mortar shells rain down on Somali capital city in third day of fighting

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

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Artillery fire and mortar shells rained down on Somalia's capital Saturday, killing and wounding untold numbers of civilians as government and Ethiopian troops tried to wipe out Islamist insurgents.

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Chase over gas station bill ends in death of armed murder suspect

March 31st, 2007 10:36 pm by Knight Ridder

CODY, Neb. - Despite a bad heart and a beat-up Buick with 260,000 miles, Ron Schneider feels a moral obligation to chase down customers who drive off from his gas station without paying.

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Campaigns look to hybrids, flex-fuel cars to save energy

March 31st, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - This year's presidential candidates are trying to get good mileage out of getting good mileage.

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GOP lawmaker calls on Gonzales to step down

March 31st, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A Republican congressman on Saturday urged Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to resign, citing what he said were Gonzales' contradictory statements about his role in the firing of eight federal prosecutors.

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Pet food contaminant believed to be more deadly to cats

March 31st, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A greater sensitivity of cats to a chemical found in plastics and pesticides could explain why they've died in larger numbers than have dogs after eating contaminated pet food, experts said Saturday.

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