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McNamara, Defense Chief During Vietnam War, Dies

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Robert S. McNamara, the cerebral secretary of defense vilified for his role in escalating the Vietnam War, a disastrous conflict he later denounced as "terribly wrong," died Monday. He was 93.

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Ethnic Riots Spread In China's West; 140 Killed

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Riots and street battles killed at least 140 people in China's western Xinjiang province and injured 828 others in the deadliest ethnic unrest to hit the region in decades. Officials said Monday the death toll was expected to rise.

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Lean Times At Pamplona For Running Of Bulls

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Daredevils sprinting with one-ton fighting bulls swallow an exhilarating cocktail of adrenalin and fear. Now, a new brand of jitters has set in at one of the world's great fiestas as businesses ponder the partypooping impact of economic woe.

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About 100 Firefighters Battle Blaze At Wis. Plant

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Fire crews battled a large blaze at a meatpacking plant in a crowded suburb south of Milwaukee on Monday, leading authorities to warn residents within a mile of the plant to evacuate the area because of the threat of toxic fumes.

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Iran's Top Leader Warns West Over Alleged Meddling

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Iran's supreme leader warned Western governments on Monday of a "negative impact" on relations over what he called their meddling in Iran's post-election riots, state television reported.

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Honduras Slides Toward Greater Instability

Updated: 07/06/2009 - Honduras' interim government closed its main airport to all flights on Monday after blocking the runway to prevent the return of ousted President Manuel Zelaya. Clashes with his supporters caused the first death in a week of protests.

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Bankruptcy Judge OKs GM Sale Plan, Appeal Looms

Updated: 07/06/2009 - A bankruptcy judge has ruled that General Motors Corp. can sell the bulk of its assets to a new company, potentially clearing the way for the automaker to quickly emerge from bankruptcy protection.

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2 More US Troops Killed In Southern Afghanistan

Updated: 07/06/2009 - A U.S. military spokesman says 2 more U.S. troops have been killed in a blast in southern Afghanistan, bringing to six the number of Americans killed Monday.

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Obama Opens Summit With Medvedev In Moscow

Updated: 07/06/2009 - President Barack Obama opened his first Moscow summit with confidence on Monday, predicting "extraordinary progress" out of meetings set to test his diplomatic skills on important priorities such as nuclear arsenal reductions and the fight in Afghanistan.

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Obama Opens Summit With Medvedev In Moscow

Updated: 07/06/2009 - President Barack Obama opened his first Moscow summit with confidence on Monday, predicting "extraordinary progress" out of meetings set to test his diplomatic skills on important priorities such as nuclear arsenal reductions and the fight in Afghanistan.

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Kansas Man Denies Killing Toddler

Updated: 07/06/2009 - A Sedgwick County jury is expected to begin deliberating Monday in a murder case in which a man admitted placing an 18-month old girl alone near a street _ but he swears he didn't kill her.

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Man Shot Overnight

Updated: 07/05/2009 - A man was dropped off at a local hospital early Sunday morning with a gunshot wound.

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Spirit Of Kansas Recap

Updated: 07/05/2009 - The celebration at Lake Shawnee provided something for everyone, crafts, a car show, a concert and much more.

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Church Needs $40,000

Updated: 07/05/2009 - A local church is in need of $40,000 to keep their doors open, pastor said.

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Kansas Survey Finds Residents Rate Traffic Flow OK

Updated: 07/05/2009 - A Kansas Department of Transportation survey finds residents in five large northeast Kansas counties believe maintenance of current roads in the cities and traffic flow on major roads should be the state's top focus.

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Tenn. Police Rule McNair's Death a Homicide

Updated: 07/05/2009 - Police are calling the shooting death of former NFL quarterback Steve McNair a homicide, but they haven't yet reached a conclusion about the death of the 20-year-old woman found with him.

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