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Congress' approval rating at year's high

April 9th, 2007 9:42 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Public approval for Congress is at its highest level in a year as Democrats mark 100 days in power and step up their confrontation with President Bush over his handling of the Iraq War, the issue that overshadows all others.

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Robot submarine to probe sunken cruise ship

April 9th, 2007 9:42 pm by Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece - Greek rescuers will deploy a robot submarine to search for the bodies of two French tourists believed to have drowned when a cruise ship sank off a resort island in the Aegean Sea last week, authorities said Monday.

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People in the news, April 9, 2007

April 8th, 2007 11:21 pm by Staff Report

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Greek captain blames strong currents for sinking ship

April 8th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece - A cruise ship captain indicted on negligence charges after his vessel foundered on a volcanic reef and sank in the Aegean Sea blamed strong currents for the accident, state-run television reported Sunday.

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Pope Benedict mourns Iraq's 'continual slaughter'

April 8th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

VATICAN CITY - On Christianity's most joyous day, Pope Benedict XVI lamented the "continual slaughter" in Iraq and unrest in Afghanistan as he denounced violence in the name of religion.

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Senate Armed Services chairman: Senate will not stop paying for war

April 8th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The Senate will not stop paying for the Iraq war or relent from insisting that President Bush keep pressing the Baghdad government for a negotiated end to the violence, a top Democrat said Sunday.

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Richardson begins visit to North Korea

April 8th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Bill Richardson, the New Mexico governor who has undertaken diplomatic missions to countries at odds with the United States, began a rare visit to isolated North Korea Sunday to recover remains of American servicemen killed in

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Coyotes hunting to feed their pups

April 8th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Cats and dogs may be more at risk of being snatched away by coyotes now than at other time during the year because the animals are out hunting to feed their pups, state game officials said.

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Report gives Tennessee schools 'C' in technology area

April 8th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA - Tennessee has done an average job of making computers available to students and implementing policies that ensure teachers can show them how to use the tools of the 21st century, according to a national report on technology in schools.

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Effort to catalog all living species tops 1 million

April 8th, 2007 10:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A worldwide scientific effort to catalog every living species has topped the 1 million milestone.

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