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Honda Connects Brain Thoughts With Robotics

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Honda Motor Co. has developed a way to read patterns of electric currents on a person's scalp as well as changes in cerebral blood flow when a person thinks about four simple movements - moving the right hand, moving the left hand, running and eating. Honda succeeded in analyzing such thought patterns, and then relaying them as wireless commands for Asimo, its human-shaped robot.

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New Israeli Government May Be Out Of Sync With US

Updated: 04/27/2009 - The new government taking power in Israel Tuesday supports expanded Jewish settlement in the West Bank and does not explicitly endorse an independent Palestinian state, a course that could put the country at odds with the Obama administration.

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US Home Price Drops Set Records In January

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Home prices sank by the sharpest annual rate on record in January, and the pace continues to accelerate, but there were a handful battered metro areas where price declines slowed, according to data released Tuesday.

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US, Iran, The Offstage Drama At Afghan Meet

Updated: 04/27/2009 - U.S. Sec. of State Hillary Rodham Clinton shared a conference table Tuesday with a senior Iranian diplomat at an international session on the future of Afghanistan, but did not react to the Iranian's call for a buildup of Afghan security.

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World Leaders Brace For High-Stakes Economy Summit

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A U.S.-British push for more stimulus spending and widespread European agitation for tougher financial rules amid a global economic crisis will likely get a cool greeting at a G20 summit of receding expectations.

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No US Aid Until Pakistan Takes On Militants

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A key senator says Pakistan must prove it is willing to take on extremists within its own borders before the U.S. delivers financial aid or weapons to the government there.

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With Autos, Obama Expands Government's Role

Updated: 03/31/2009 - President Barack Obama's extraordinary auto industry intervention is assertive and coldly pragmatic, with a dose of caution and a sentimental nod to the automobile's place in the American psyche.

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Miley Cyrus: No More 'Hannah Montana' Films

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Miley Cyrus plans to be back on the big screen, and soon. Hannah Montana? Not likely. So says the 16-year-old tween phenom, whose alter ego brings her secret double life as a pop star to theaters April 10 with "Hannah Montana: The Movie."

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Netanyahu Shows Pragmatic Side As He Takes Power

Updated: 03/31/2009 - JERUSALEM -- During the election campaign, Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed peace talks with the Palestinians, supported expanding West Bank settlements and warned that concessions only embolden Israel's enemies.

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Potwin Pottery Gives Topekans Creative Outlet

Updated: 04/02/2009 - One look at the shelves of Potwin Pottery, and its easy to imagine endless possibilities. Christa Murphy opened this store eight years ago to give the community an outlet to express themselves, and business has been good! They've moved from their potwin location to a bigger space.

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New Plan To Reduce Planes' C02 Emissions

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Aviation groups in Europe announced a plan Tuesday to change the way commercial planes land in order to reduce their global-warming emissions of carbon dioxide.

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A Busy Agenda Fuels Obama's First Trip To Europe

Updated: 03/31/2009 - In his first presidential trip across the Atlantic, Barack Obama hopes to convince European allies that his young administration can improve the global economy and the United States' image.

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FDA Says To Avoid Pistachios Amid Salmonella Scare

Updated: 03/31/2009 - In another food scare sure to rattle consumers who watched the national salmonella outbreak in peanuts unfold, federal food officials are now warning people not to eat any food containing pistachios, which could carry contamination from the same bacteria.

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Vermont Gay Marriage Bill Veto Threat Draws Mail

Updated: 03/30/2009 - In the first two days after he pledged to veto a same-sex marriage bill, Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas' mailbag and e-mail inbox runneth over, with about 1,500 letters and messages pouring in.

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12 Die in Bloody Siege at Pakistan Police Academy

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Black-clad Pakistani commandos overpowered a group of militants who had seized a police academy, took cadets hostage and killed at least six of them Monday in a dramatic challenge to the civilian government that faces U.S. pressure to defeat Islamic extremists.

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Israel Army: No Charges in Gaza Probe

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The Israeli army on Monday closed an investigation into alleged killings of civilians during its offensive in the Gaza Strip, saying soldiers' testimonies were based on hearsay, "purposely exaggerated" and not supported by facts.

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N. Korea: U.S. Journalists Will Stand Trial

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Two American journalists detained at North Korea's border with China two weeks ago will be indicted and tried, "their suspected hostile acts" already confirmed, Pyongyang's state-run news agency said Tuesday

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Speedway Back in Casino Game

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The speedway was on the verge of being approved to build the Wyandotte County casino when it withdrew in December because of the economy. It said then it planned to reapply.

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Kansas Sheriff's Son Bound over for Trial

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The Kansas City Star is reporting that a judge found enough evidence Monday to try Leroy Green III on charges of rape and aggravated indecent liberties with two children.

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