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AT&T CEO Whitacre will retire unexpectedly on June 3

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO - Edward Whitacre Jr., who led AT&T Inc.'s expansion into the largest telecommunications company in the nation, announced unexpectedly Friday that he will retire as chairman and chief executive in June.

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Business briefs

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by Staff Report

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Democratic hopefuls focus on Iraq war, gun control, Supreme Court nominees in first primary debate

April 26th, 2007 11:54 pm by Associated Press

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Democratic presidential hopefuls flashed their anti-war credentials Thursday night, heaping criticism on President Bush's Iraq policy in the first debate of the 2008 campaign.

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British army chiefs reportedly reconsidering sending Prince Harry into combat in Iraq

April 26th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

LONDON - Prince Harry says he wants to be an ordinary soldier, but his army career has left military chiefs with an extraordinary predicament.

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Kuwait refuses to forgive Iraqi debt

April 26th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

KUWAIT CITY - Kuwaiti lawmakers' refusal to forgive Iraq's debt has shone a troubling light on the lingering bitterness many of its neighbors feel toward Saddam Hussein's rule - and their suspicion of Iraq's new Shiite-led government.

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Congress passes legislation to begin withdrawing from Iraq this fall

April 26th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - In a bold wartime challenge to President Bush, the Democratic-controlled Congress cleared legislation Thursday to begin withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by Oct. 1 with a goal of a complete pullout six months later. The White House dismiss

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Names in the News - April 27, 2007

April 26th, 2007 11:27 pm by Staff Report

NEW YORK - Regis Philbin is back on "Live With Regis and Kelly" but still not 100 percent, he says, six weeks after his triple heart bypass surgery.

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Putin: Russia may suspend participation in arms control treaty

April 26th, 2007 11:03 pm by Associated Press

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin threatened on Thursday to suspend Russia's compliance with a key European arms control treaty, accusing the United States and NATO of undermining regional stability with its plan to extend an American missile shield to c

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Semi plows into traffic on Indiana Toll Road, kills 8

April 26th, 2007 10:45 pm by Associated Press

BRISTOL, Ind. - A tractor-trailer slammed into traffic that had slowed for a construction project Thursday morning, starting a pileup that killed eight people and injured two others, police said.

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Some nations bloodied by massacres turn to tough gun controls

April 26th, 2007 10:45 pm by Associated Press

After a loner armed with assault weapons turned a scenic resort into a mass of mangled bodies and thrashing injured in 1996, Australia took quick and decisive action. Twelve days later, the government pushed through a tough ban on semiautomatic rifles.

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