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Confident Gonzales parries Democrats

May 10th, 2007 9:18 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales confidently deflected House Demo- crats' demands Thursday for details in the firings of U.S. attorneys, appearing ever more likely to survive accusations that the dismissals were politically motivated.

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Vatican edits pope's stand on Mexican lawmakers who voted to legalize abortion

May 10th, 2007 9:18 pm by Associated Press

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Pope Benedict XVI caused such a stir with his comments on the excommunication of lawmakers who vote in favor of legalizing abortion that the Vatican released a transcript Thursday changing what he said.

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U.S. divorce rate falls to lowest level since 1970

May 10th, 2007 9:18 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - By the numbers, divorce just isn't what it used to be.

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Informants' actions key in Fort Dix plot case

May 10th, 2007 9:18 pm by Associated Press

CHERRY HILL, N.J. - He railed against the United States, helped scout out military installations for attack, offered to introduce his comrades to an arms dealer, and gave them a list of weapons he could procure, including machine guns and rocket-propelle

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Senators reject naming hunting bill after Cheney

May 10th, 2007 8:00 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Senators quickly shot down an effort by a Democratic senator to name a proposal to ban hunting while intoxicated after Vice President Dick Cheney.

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Blair to announce intention to step down

May 10th, 2007 8:00 pm by Associated Press

LONDON - Prime Minister Tony Blair will announce his intention to step down as Labour Party leader today, setting the clock ticking on the final weeks of his 10-year premiership.

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Names in the News - May 10, 2007

May 10th, 2007 12:00 am by Staff Report

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ashley Judd is now a graduate of the University of Kentucky.

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Senate votes to ban Lottery's video-based games in Tennessee

May 9th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill aimed at eliminating video-based lottery games in Tennessee.

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Malpractice legislation stalls in House

May 9th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A bipartisan effort by lawmakers to limit frivolous medical malpractice lawsuits fell apart Wednesday when the House sent it back to committee - meaning the measure has likely stalled for this year.

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Cheney urges Iraqi leaders to do more to reduce violence

May 9th, 2007 11:18 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Vice President Dick Cheney said Wednesday that "we've got a long way to go" in reducing violence in Iraq in a trip punctuated by an explosion that shook windows at the U.S. Embassy, where Cheney was visiting.

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