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Army: Friendly fire may have killed two soldiers in western Iraq

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A week after acknowledging a litany of errors in the friendly fire death of former NFL star Pat Tillman, the Army said Wednesday two soldiers killed in Iraq in February may also have been killed by their own comrades.

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Bone from mummy, not Joan of Arc

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

PARIS - A rib bone supposedly found at the site where French heroine Joan of Arc was burned at the stake is actually that of an Egyptian mummy, according to researchers who used high-tech science to expose the fake.

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Pelosi meets Syria's Assad despite Bush's objections

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

DAMASCUS, Syria - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi challenged the White House on Middle East policy Wednesday, meeting with Syria's leader and insisting "the road to Damascus is a road to peace."

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Iran to free British military personnel as an 'Easter gift'

April 4th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defused a growing confrontation with Britain, announcing the surprise release of 15 captive British sailors Wednesday and then gleefully accepting the crew's thanks and handshakes in what he called an Easte

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Intern admits stealing Civil War documents from National Archives

April 4th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA - A 40-year-old intern with the National Archives pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing 164 Civil War documents, including an official announcement of President Lincoln's death, and putting most of them up for sale on eBay.

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Disease fears emerge in Solomon Islands

April 4th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

MUNDA, Solomon Islands - Diarrhea has broken out among children huddled in camps of tsunami survivors in the Solomon Islands, a Red Cross official said Wednesday - the first worrying sign that thousands of people who lost their homes in the waves may

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Names in the News - April 4, 2007

April 3rd, 2007 11:54 pm by Staff Report

LONDON - Keith Richards has acknowledged consuming a raft of illegal substances in his time, but this may top them all.

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Nation/World briefs, April 4, 2007

April 3rd, 2007 11:36 pm by Staff Report

Researchers find drug resistance in flu strain

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Bush calls Democrats 'irresponsible,' blasts Pelosi for trip to Syria

April 3rd, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Bush denounced "irresponsible" Democrats on Tuesday for going on spring break without approving money for the Iraq war with no strings. He condemned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria, too, accusing her of encouraging a

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Britain calls for direct talks with Iran in standoff

April 3rd, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

LONDON - Britain called for direct talks with Iran to resolve a dispute over 15 captive Britons Tuesday after its first contact with the chief Iranian negotiator. The announcement followed the sudden release of an Iranian diplomat in Iraq that raised

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