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Airstrike in Afghanistan kills Taliban commander

Posted: 02/16/2009 - A coalition airstrike has killed a powerful Taliban commander who broke a promise to renounce violence after village elders persuaded President Hamid Karzai to free him from prison, officials said Monday.

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Chinese blogger stabbed after public reading

Posted: 02/16/2009 - A Chinese blogger whose satirical postings have gained a wide following was stabbed in the stomach at a Beijing book store after giving a reading, witnesses and friends said Monday.

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Roadside bombs kill 8 Iraqi Shiite pilgrims

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Roadside bombs struck two minibuses filled with Shiite pilgrims returning to Baghdad on Monday, killing eight people, officials said, in the latest of a series of deadly attacks targeting the pilgrims.

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Islamic law to be imposed in parts of Pakistan

Posted: 02/16/2009 - The government agreed to impose Islamic law and suspend a military offensive across a large swath of northwest Pakistan on Monday in concessions aimed at pacifying a spreading Taliban insurgency there.

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Obama to appoint panel for auto recovery

Posted: 02/16/2009 - It will take more than one "car czar" to help get the embattled U.S. auto industry back on track, President Barack Obama has decided. Instead, his administration is establishing a presidential task force to direct the restructuring of General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC, a senior administration official said Sunday night.

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Dairy cows head for slaughter as milk prices sour

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Hundreds of thousands of America's dairy cows are being turned into hamburgers because milk prices have dropped so low that farmers can no longer afford to feed the animals.

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NYC agency plans to mark 140 years of adoptions

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Alberta Sorensen grew up knowing nearly nothing about her origins - not even her true birthday. What she knew was a Manhattan building and a nun her adoptive parents proudly took her to visit once a year.

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Pilot's actions scrutinized in Flight 3407 crash

Posted: 02/16/2009 - The sounds of the last desperate minutes in the cockpit aboard Flight 3407 could be clues to the cause of a crash that came violently and suddenly, with the doomed plane dropping steeply and pitching and rolling like a rollercoaster.

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States face competing priorities for stimulus cash

Posted: 02/16/2009 - It may sound like a nice problem for states - figuring out how to spend the billions in infrastructure funding they'll receive as part of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus plan.

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Casinos Are Warned About Card-Counting iPhone App

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Nevada gambling regulators have warned casinos in the state about a card-counting program that works on Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPod Touch that illegally helps players beat the house in blackjack.

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Islamic Law To Be Imposed In Parts Of Pakistan

Posted: 02/16/2009 - The government agreed to impose Islamic law and suspend a military offensive across a large swath of northwest Pakistan on Monday in concessions aimed at pacifying a spreading Taliban insurgency there.

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Chavez Calls Venezuela Vote Mandate For Socialism

Posted: 02/16/2009 - President Hugo Chavez says a referendum victory that removed limits on his re-election is a mandate to intensify his socialist agenda for decades to come. Opponents warn of an impending dictatorship.

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Pilot's Actions Scrutinized In Flight 3407 Crash

Posted: 02/16/2009 - The sounds of the last desperate minutes in the cockpit aboard Flight 3407 could be clues to the cause of a crash that came violently and suddenly, with the doomed plane dropping steeply and pitching and rolling like a rollercoaster.

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Clinton Warns North Korea During Tokyo Visit

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in Tokyo to begin her first trip abroad as President Barack Obama's chief diplomat, said Washington's alliance with Japan is a cornerstone for the U.S. and warned North Korea to live up to its commitments to dismantle its nuclear programs.

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Obama To Appoint Panel For Auto Recovery

Posted: 02/16/2009 - It will take more than one "car czar" to help get the embattled U.S. auto industry back on track, President Barack Obama has decided.

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Million Dollar Fire

Updated: 02/16/2009 - Fire fighters worked an early morning fire in North Topeka. It destroyed two buildings, including an auto and lawn service repair business and a lumber yard warehouse. Total damages are expected to exceed one million dollars.

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Obama plans to head west to sign stimulus bill

Posted: 02/15/2009 - Keeping the economy front and center, President Barack Obama heads west this week to sign the $787 billion stimulus bill and tackle the home mortgage foreclosure crisis. The direct appeals for public support follow scant GOP backing in Congress for his agenda and increasing partisan bickering.

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Plane that crashed near Buffalo was on autopilot

Posted: 02/15/2009 - The commuter plane that crashed near Buffalo was on autopilot until just before it went down in icy weather, indicating that the pilot may have ignored federal safety recommendations and violated the airline's own policy for flying in such conditions, an investigator said Sunday.

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