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Alligator snarls freeway traffic in Texas

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO - All it takes is one illegally parked troublemaker to tie up freeway traffic - especially if it's an 8-foot alligator sprawled across the pavement.

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U.S., China balk at climate report's focus on quick action

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand - The United States and China want to amend a major report by U.N.- sponsored climate researchers to play down its conclusion that quick, affordable action can limit the worst effects of global warming, according to documents reviewed M

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Chinese: Contaminant in pet food recall is common additive

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

BEIJING - In the United States, it is feared as a killer of cats and dogs and a potential threat to humans.

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Israeli report cites 'severe failure' in war with Hezbollah

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM - In extraordinarily strong language, a high-level investigative panel sharply criticized Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday for "severe failure" in his handling of the war in Lebanon - a potentially fatal blow to his political surviv

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Former soldiers taking experience to classroom

April 29th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

MEMPHIS - In the Marines, Sgt. Kenneth Pinkney led his company into the hostile streets of Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm. Now, in a school once marked by brawls and low test scores, he steers 600 Geeter Middle School students toward a brighter

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Iraqi leader warns Iran of terror threat

April 29th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Iran agreed Sunday to join the United States and other countries at a conference on Iraq this week, raising hopes the government in Tehran would help stabilize its violent neighbor and stem the flow of guns, bombs and other weapons over the

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Rice says Bush won't sign bill that penalizes government in Iraq

April 29th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Bush will not sign any war spending bill that penalizes Iraq's government for failing to make progress, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday, a fresh warning to Congress about challenging him.

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Study: Blacks and Hispanics fare worse than whites in traffic stops

April 29th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Black, Hispanic and white drivers are equally likely to be pulled over by police, but blacks and Hispanics are much more likely to be searched and arrested, a federal study found.

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Gunman opens fire at Kansas City mall

April 29th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man driving a dead woman's car shot a police officer, then opened fire in a parking lot and a mall Sunday, authorities said. By the end of the day, four people, including the gunman, were dead.

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