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Ga. Prof Suspected in Shootings Leaves No Trail

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A college professor suspected in the shooting deaths of his wife and two men outside a community theater hasn't used his cell phone or credit card, leaving few traces as authorities searched for him Sunday.

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GM to Announce Brand Changes, Restructuring Moves

Updated: 04/27/2009 - General Motors Corp. will announce details of its massive restructuring plan on Monday, including changes in its eight brands, potential factory closures and other restructuring moves as it fights to avoid bankruptcy protection.

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Cruise Ship Fends Off Pirate Attack With Gunfire

Updated: 04/27/2009 - The small white skiff approached the Italian cruise ship Melody after dinnertime as it sailed north of the Seychelles, the pirates firing wildly toward the 1,500 passengers and crew on board.

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Swiss Heartland Voters Ban Nude Hiking in Alps

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Voters in the heart of the Swiss Alps on Sunday passed legislation banning naked hiking after dozens of mostly German nudists started rambling through their picturesque region.

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Seasonal Vaccine No Help Against Swine Flu

Updated: 04/27/2009 - U.S. health officials say they are "very pessimistic" that the seasonal flu vaccine protects against the unique swine flu infecting people in the United States, Mexico and other countries.

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Mom-to-be Hit By Car While Fleeing Bear is OK

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A pregnant woman who was fleeing a bear when she was struck by a slow-moving car said she would honor the euthanized animal by giving her baby the middle name "Bear."

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28 aircraft destroyed by animal strikes since 2000

Updated: 04/26/2009 - Airplane collisions with birds or other animals have destroyed 28 aircraft since 2000, with New York's Kennedy airport and Sacramento International reporting the most incidents with serious damage, according to Federal Aviation Administration data posted for the first time Friday. And the problem appears to be growing.

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World Govts Race to Contain Swine Flu Outbreak

Updated: 04/26/2009 - The world's governments raced to avoid both a pandemic and global hysteria Sunday as more possible swine flu cases surfaced from Canada to New Zealand and the United States declared a public health emergency. "It's not a time to panic," the White House said.

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US Declares Public Health Emergency For Swine Flu

Updated: 04/26/2009 - The U.S. declared a public health emergency Sunday to deal with the emerging new swine flu, much like the government does to prepare for approaching hurricanes.

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The Craigslist Killing: Case Overview

Updated: 04/26/2009 - In Boston on Saturday, April 25, 2009, Philip Markoff, the man police say is the Craigslist killer, is on suicide watch around the clock.

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"Maude" Star Beatrice Arthur Dies At 86

Updated: 04/26/2009 - Beatrice Arthur, the tall, deep-voiced actress whose razor-sharp delivery of comedy lines made her a TV star in the hit shows "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" and who won a Tony Award for the musical "Mame," has died. She was 86.

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Police ID Motorcyclist Killed by Lightning

Updated: 04/26/2009 - Police have identified a 45-year-old Lawrence man who was killed when he was hit by lightning as he was riding his motorcycle in stormy northeast Kansas.

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Mary-Kate Olsen Excited to Be Tribeca Juror

Updated: 04/25/2009 - Mary-Kate Olsen is taking her duties as a juror at the Tribeca Film Festival as seriously as an A-student getting ready for the first day of school.

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`Golden Girls' Star Bea Arthur Dies at 86

Updated: 04/25/2009 - Beatrice Arthur, the tall, deep-voiced actress whose razor-sharp delivery of comedy lines made her a TV star in the hit shows "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" and who won a Tony Award for the musical "Mame," died Saturday. She was 86.

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