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Police: Truck bomb fails to explode in Nigeria

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

LAGOS, Nigeria - A truck bomb aimed at electoral commission headquarters ran into barriers and failed to explode hours before the start of Nigeria's presidential vote, the national police chief said Saturday.

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In the wake of disaster some ponder 'what if'

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG - The student slouched into his chair, his face wrapped in sunglasses, the brim of his baseball cap pulled down so low his eyes were almost lost. The Virginia Tech professor who sat across from him did so because there didn't really seem to be

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New Jersey governor faces tough therapy

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. - It will be agonizing, emotional and draining. Most of all, it will be painful.

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Eastern Va. town mourns one of its own killed in massacre

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

SMITHFIELD, Va. - One of the many churches in this town founded as a Colonial seaport has a sign reading "Va. Tech Families We Are Praying For You."

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52 killed in Somalia

April 21st, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Islamic insurgents and Ethiopian soldiers turned the streets of the Somali capital into a battleground for a fourth straight day, firing rockets and mortar rounds at each other on Saturday in what a human rights official said was

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Border Patrol hiring push raises concerns of lower standards

April 21st, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

ARTESIA, N.M. - The U.S. Border Patrol's push to expand the number of agents on the lookout for illegal crossings has some current and former agents worried that the pressure will lead to corner cutting and will jeopardize public safety.

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Congresswoman due to give birth late next month

April 21st, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

SPOKANE, Wash. - There's no consensus yet on what Cathy McMorris Rodgers will name her first child.

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Billionaire returns to Earth after $25 million space trip

April 21st, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

KOROLYOV, Russia - An American billionaire who won a junior cosmonaut contest as a child returned Saturday from a dream voyage to the international space station, riding a Russian capsule to a soft landing on the Kazakh steppe.

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South Korea agrees to give tons of rice to North Korea

April 21st, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea said Sunday it would give 400,000 tons of rice to impoverished North Korea despite the communist government's failure to meet a deadline to shut down its nuclear reactor.

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Old political alliances break up in 2008 presidential fund-raising game

April 21st, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Not long ago, Washington lobbyist Wayne Berman and California investor Tom Tellefsen shared the same goal: Raise as much money as possible for George W. Bush. Now they are in opposite presidential camps; Berman with John McCain and Tellef

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