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Pope Benedict XVI warns of retribution for drug dealers

May 12th, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

GUARATINGUETA, Brazil - Drug traffickers will face divine justice for the scourge of illegal narcotics across Latin America, Pope Benedict XVI warned Saturday, telling dealers that "human dignity cannot be trampled upon in this way."

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Russia strikes natural gas pipeline deal that sinks Western hopes

May 12th, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

TURKMENBASHI, Turkmenistan - Russia announced a deal Saturday to dramatically increase the amount of natural gas it moves from Central Asia to Europe, a key victory in a growing rivalry with the West for the region's vast energy resources.

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Attack on U.S. patrol in Iraq kills 5; 3 missing

May 12th, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - U.S. and Iraqi troops searched house-to-house and combed fields with their bare hands Saturday after American troops and their Iraqi interpreter came under attack in the notorious "triangle of death" south of Baghdad, leaving five dead and thre

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Gore to kick off renewed publicity blitz

May 12th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Former Vice President Al Gore's profile has been lower in recent weeks than following his much-publicized appearance at the Academy Awards and at his congressional testimony on climate change earlier this year.

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President promotes immigration talks as Senate prepares for vote

May 12th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Bush, promoting bipartisan immigration talks as they reach a critical stage, said Saturday that Republicans and Democrats are building a consensus that could produce a bill this year.

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Lawmakers call for probe of '68 civil rights shootings

May 12th, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A group of state lawmakers wants a formal investigation of the fatal shooting of three civil rights protesters almost 40 years ago.

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Kansas town buries heroic police officer

May 12th, 2007 10:36 pm by Knight Ridder

MACKSVILLE, Kan. - Stafford County wept for one of its own Saturday, as law enforcement and emergency rescue workers from across Kansas helped bury Macksville police officer Robert "Tim" Buckman.

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Cooler weather helps firefighters in California; Southeast blaze still raging

May 12th, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

AVALON, Calif. - Cooler weather aided firefighters Saturday as they battled to surround a 4,200- acre wildfire in the rugged, unpopulated interior of Santa Catalina Island while the resort's main town returned to life as the blaze's threat eased.

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Confederate flag still wrapped around events in S.C.

May 12th, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Seven years after the Confederate flag was moved from South Carolina's Statehouse dome, it still shadows visiting presidential candidates.

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Chertoff, in seeking EU deal, says passenger data key to terror probes

May 12th, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

VENICE, Italy - Pieces of information gathered about airline passengers arriving in the United States can be crucial when least expected to preventing terror attacks, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Saturday as he pushed for a deal w

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