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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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Tsunami victims begin receiving assistance

April 3rd, 2007 11:00 pm by Associated Press

HONIARA, Solomon Islands - The first boatloads of international aid reached survivors of a devastating tsunami in the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, but officials warned of a dire food shortage if supplies don't quickly get to hundreds of people camped o

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U.S. agents hunting for al-Qaida question suspects at secret prisons

April 3rd, 2007 10:18 pm by Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya - CIA and FBI agents hunting for al-Qaida militants in the Horn of Africa have been interrogating terrorism suspects from 19 countries held at secret prisons in Ethiopia, which is notorious for torture and abuse, according to an investi

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Expert predicts 'very active' hurricane season

April 3rd, 2007 10:18 pm by Associated Press

DENVER - A top researcher predicted a "very active" 2007 Atlantic hurricane season Tuesday, with at least nine hurricanes and a good chance one will hit the U.S. coast.

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Smoking ban is good for business as well as health, lawmakers told

April 3rd, 2007 9:45 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Anti-smoking advocates urged Tennessee lawmakers to support a ban on smoking in the workplace as a way to "protect the lives of thousands of Tennesseans."

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Alexander says he plans run for second U.S. Senate term

April 3rd, 2007 9:45 pm by Associated Press

MARYVILLE - U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, portraying himself as a centrist Republican and consensus builder, told hometown supporters Tuesday that he will run for re-election in 2008.

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Names in the News - April 3, 2007

April 3rd, 2007 12:36 am by Staff Report

NEW YORK - Justin Timberlake blames celebrity magazines for turning his personal life into juicy gossip fodder.

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