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Attorney general delayed in effort to clear up contradictions

April 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Senators postponed testimony by Attorney General Alberto Gonzales in the aftermath of Monday's deadly Virginia Tech shootings, delaying his chance to defend contradictions about fired federal prosecutors that have taxed his credibility.

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'Please stay put. A gunman is loose on campus.'

April 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

The first crackle of gunfire shattered the Monday morning calm. It was 7:15 a.m. on the campus of Virginia Tech and an epic killing spree had just begun.

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With ranks stretched thin, Army gets Air Force to fill some duties

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

CAMP BULLIS, Texas - A row of rumbling flatbed trucks and Humvees outfitted with gun turrets lurches toward a mock village of cinderblock buildings where instructors posing as insurgents wait to test the trainees' convoy protection skills.

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Explosions rock Shiite areas in Baghdad, killing at least 45

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Cars, minibuses and roadside bombs exploded in Shiite Muslim enclaves across the city Sunday, killing at least 45 people in sectarian violence that defied the Baghdad security crackdown, while a radical anti-U.S. cleric raised a new threat t

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U.S. calls on North Korea to take action

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea - The United States said Sunday that North Korea must act within days on a pledge to halt its nuclear weapons program, while the communist regime marked the birthday of its late founder with pomp and tough rhetoric.

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Vatican attends Holocaust memorial service, backs down from boycott threat

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM - The Vatican's ambassador to Israel attended a Holocaust memorial service on Sunday, reversing an earlier decision to boycott the event that threatened to upset fragile ties between Israel and the Holy See.

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Cheney bets that Democrats will back down

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Vice President Dick Cheney says he is "willing to bet" that Democratic lawmakers will back down and approve a war-spending bill that doesn't call for U.S. troops to leave Iraq. Top Democratic leaders shot back that Cheney has lost all pub

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On Mideast visit, U.N. nuclear chief finds interest in developing peaceful programs

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

AMMAN, Jordan - The chief U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday wrapped up a tour of the Middle East to offer support to nations interested in developing peaceful atomic energy programs despite the international faceoff with Iran over suspicions it is pursu

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Police clash with opposition supporters in St. Petersburg

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Riot police beat and detained dozens of anti-Kremlin demonstrators Sunday on a second day of protests that tested the weak opposition's ability to challenge widely popular President Vladimir Putin.

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Terrorism trial to begin for Padilla

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

MIAMI - It's been nearly five years since then-Attorney General John Ashcroft declared the United States had thwarted an al-Qaida plot to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" in a major city and had arrested a "known terrorist," Jose Padilla.

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