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A new wave of violence swept through the capital of the Chinese region of Xinjiang today as riot police were forced to break up crowds of Han Chinese who marched through Urumqi attacking Muslim Uighurs two days after at least 156 people were killed in ...
Chinese Crack Down on Xinjiang Protesters Voice of America
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US President Barack Obama is urging Russians to work with the United States to tackle the big security and economic problems of our time.
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Today, at 8 am, Michael Jackson will be laid to rest in a lavish paradise of lush green lawns and million-dollar views in the Hollywood Hills.
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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - Diplomatic efforts to restore Manuel Zelaya to Honduras' presidency shifted back to Washington on Tuesday, as supporters of the ousted leader threatened to escalate protests and disrupt business across the poor Central ...
Ousted Honduras leader to meet with Clinton Los Angeles Times
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Robert S. McNamara expressed just months ago that he was hopeful about initial steps being taken by President Obama on nuclear weapons, but fearful about the nation's growing involvement in Afghanistan -- so much like Vietnam.
Vietnam War architect later regretted his role MiamiHerald.com
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GAFFNEY, SC - The man suspected of being the serial killer who terrorized a South Carolina community by shooting five people to death was shot to death by police officers yesterday during a burglary.
Video: Prayer, Fear in South Carolina Amid Killings The Associated Press
Serial killer terrorizes South Carolina town Atlanta Journal Constitution
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By CNNMoney.com staff NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- US stocks were poised for a lower open Tuesday as the concerns about the global economic recovery continued ahead of the G8 summit and the initial second-quarter corporate results.
New York Times - - 8 hours ago
In fewer than 45 days each, General Motors and Chrysler swept through government-sponsored sales in bankruptcy court - quick tours that most people in the legal community thought impossible not long ago.
Q+A on judge's decision Detroit Free Press
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Detroit Free Press - - 2 hours ago
Southfield-based seat maker Lear Corp. said it is trying to convince more lenders to support its reorganization plan before filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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Washington Post - 47 minutes ago
It's been rumoured since March, and now it's official. Telefónica has got the exclusive on the Palm (NSDQ: PALM) Pre, "initially" in Spain (Movistar), the UK and Ireland (O2) and Germany (O2), "when the device is launched in Europe in time for the ...
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Michael Jackson's funeral today will be one of those shared cultural moments when Americans collectively mourn a pop culture icon.
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New York Times - - 7 hours ago
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The great master plan - John Smoltz as added weapon in the postseason - only works if Smoltz is pitching well. So far, and granted it's only three starts, the plan is wobbly, though Smoltz doesn't see it that way.
Anderson throws a two-hit shutout, beats Boston San Francisco Chronicle
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Chicago Sun-Times - - 1 hour ago
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Deal for Cubs under agreement Boston Globe
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Reuters - - 10 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Final stem cell rules issued by the US National Institutes of Health on Monday limit research to areas generally agreed upon by Congress in recent years, suggesting lawmakers must legislate any big changes in US policy.
Rules Will Allow Financing for Old Stem Cell Lines New York Times
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To meet an August deadline for Congress to vote on health reform legislation, senators will first have to compromise about a government-run public insurance option, the Associated Press reported yesterday.
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COLUMBIA, South Carolina (CNN) -- After nearly four hours of deliberation and multiple rounds of balloting, the South Carolina Republican Party voted Monday night to censure Mark Sanford for traveling overseas to visit his mistress ...
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CAIRO (AFP) - The Middle East peace process cannot handle another failure, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak warned on Tuesday, telling his Israeli counterpart his country would have to make "difficult decisions.
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July 7 (Bloomberg) -- The US should consider drafting a second stimulus package focusing on infrastructure projects because the first plan was “a bit too small,” said Laura Tyson, an adviser to President Barack Obama.
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