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Ahmadinejad dropped Holocaust denial from speech

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad caused an uproar with a speech attacking Israel at a U.N. conference on racism, the U.N. said Tuesday that Ahmadinejad had actually dropped language from the speech that described the Holocaust as "ambiguous and dubious."

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Evidence From Drug Dealer's Home Will be Admitted

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a decision by federal judge in Kansas to throw out evidence obtained during a search of a suspected drug dealer's home.

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75-Year-Old Kansas Priest Celebrates 50 Years

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Parishioners from several Kansas towns gathered in the small western Kansas town of Schoenchen to celebrate the 50-year career of Father Alvin Werth.

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Manpower 1Q Profit Sinks 97 percent

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Manpower says its first-quarter profit sank 97 percent as continued deterioration of labor markets worldwide put pressure on its profitability.

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Work Begins on Eliminating Deficit From State Budget

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A Kansas House committee has started working on the year's last spending bill. That bill will be part of the plan legislators draft to eliminate a projected $328 million deficit in the next state budget.

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Monkey, missing for 6 weeks, captured in Fla.

Updated: 04/21/2009 - He spent six weeks on the lam from the circus, but Reggie the spider monkey has been captured with the help of junk food. Reggie had performed for the Liebel Family Circus for years, but he escaped on March 13 when the troupe did a show at a central Florida flea market. A search for the monkey came up empty-handed.

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Sebelius Mulling Abortion Bill

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius is still reviewing a late-term abortion bill, which she must deal with by Thursday.

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Document: Photo radar shooting suspect apologized

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A suspect arrested in the shooting death of a man operating a photo radar van along a freeway told police he didn't mean for anyone to get hurt, according to a court document released Tuesday.

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More People Live with Paralysis than Doctors Knew

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Roughly one in 50 Americans has some degree of paralysis, and five times more people than doctors thought are living with a spinal-cord injury — nearly 1.3 million — says a startling study released Tuesday.

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Pulitzers Showcase Newspaper Collapse

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The historic collapse of the American newspaper industry was evident at every turn as the 2009 Pulitzer Prizes were announced.

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Old Hats Made New in a Down Year for Kentucky Derby

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Some of the brightly plumed hats at this year's Kentucky Derby will be covering up a secret brought on by the lame economy: They're retreads picked from closet shelves, not new finds from fancy boutiques.

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Bulldog Wins Beauty Contest

Updated: 04/21/2009 - For three years, Porterhouse was so close to the title he could drool on it. Now, the Beautiful Bulldog crown is his to slobber on for the rest of the year.

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Rocker Seger Named in Suit

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Detroit rocker Bob Seger and a bandmate are named in a negligence lawsuit filed by a man who says he suffered injuries in a crash involving a car registered to Seger.

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Judge Nixes Blagojevich Reality Show Trip

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A federal judge dashed indicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's reality TV dream Tuesday, refusing to give the ousted Democrat permission to travel to Costa Rica to tape a show in the jungle.

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Med student held without bail in Craigslist death

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Prosecutors said Tuesday they found a semiautomatic weapon at the home of a Boston medical student who has been ordered held without bail on charges he shot to death a masseuse he had lured to a hotel through Craigslist. Philip Markoff said nothing during the brief hearing in Boston Municipal Court.

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Obama to Sign Service Bill

Updated: 04/21/2009 - People who want to give back to their communities through service will get more opportunities to do so under a bill being signed Tuesday by President Barack Obama.

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Regional Banks Treated Differently Than National Banks

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The government's "stress tests" of 19 large banks take a harsher view of loans than of other troubled assets, according to a Federal Reserve document obtained by the Associated Press. That approach favors a few Wall Street banks while potentially threatening major regional players. Regulators will use the tests to determine which banks are healthy, which need more capital and which might fail if the recession worsened.

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Fed judge in NYC closes piracy suspect's hearing

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A federal judge in New York says he must decide whether a piracy suspect is a juvenile before information about the case can be made public. The suspect, Abdiwali Abdiqadir Muse, cried at the hearing Tuesday afternoon.

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Obama Leaves Door Open For Torture Prosecution

Updated: 04/21/2009 - President Barack Obama left the door open Tuesday to prosecuting Bush administration officials who devised the legal authority for gruesome terror-suspect interrogations, saying the United States lost "our moral bearings" with use of the tactics.

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Med Student Held without Bail in Craigslist Death

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A Boston medical student accused of targeting women who advertised exotic services on Craigslist was ordered held without bail Tuesday on charges that he sought to rob a masseuse, but bashed her in the head and shot her through the heart when she fought back.

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