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Climbers becoming reluctant witnesses to global warming

April 7th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

BEND, Ore. - Mountaineers are bringing back firsthand accounts of vanishing glaciers, melting ice routes, crumbling rock formations and flood-prone lakes where glaciers once rose.

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Babies delivered in open air ward in Solomons following tsunami

April 7th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

GIZO, Solomon Islands - As flies buzzed around a basket of bloody gauze, Moana Saito nursed her newborn daughter, delivered Saturday in an open air maternity ward near the epicenter of the Solomon Islands' earthquake and tsunami disaster.

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Freed British crew begins leave; Iran calls for goodwill gesture

April 7th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

LONDON - Fifteen British sailors and marines freed from captivity in Tehran began two weeks' leave with their families Saturday, while Iran's ambassador to London urged Britain to help his nation mend relations with the international community.

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Lawyers claim inmate wants 'suicide by court'

April 7th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Like scores of inmates in other states, Marco Allen Chapman wants to go ahead with his execution after admitting he brutally killed two children and left their sister and mother for dead.

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Despite Kaine's effort, speedy complaint review lagging

April 7th, 2007 9:06 pm by Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. - Despite new state guidelines calling for speedy resolution of complaints involving patient care, only about half are being resolved within 250 days, according to state records.

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Homecoming: Government changes how fallen soldiers are treated

April 7th, 2007 12:33 am by BILL POOVEY

In an about-face by the U.S. government four years into the war in Iraq, America's fallen troops are being brought back to their families aboard charter jets instead of ordinary commercial flights, and the caskets are being met by honor guards in white gl

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