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Jet Flyover in Lower Manhattan Sets Off Panic

Updated: 04/27/2009 - One of the president's official planes and a supersonic fighter jet zoomed past the lower Manhattan skyline in a flash just as the work day was beginning Monday. Within minutes, startled financial workers streamed out of their offices, fearing a nightmarish replay of Sept. 11.

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GM To Shed 21,000 Jobs, Pontiac Brand

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Details are coming out on GM's massive restructuring plan helping the automaker stay viable, even with $28 billion of debt.

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Why Is Swine Flu A Killer Only In Mexico?

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Mexico's government has ordered all schools closed; more than 140 are dead, and troubling questions are being asked about the government's response.

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Shawnee Co. DA Makes Case for Guns in Courthouse

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Shawnee County Commissioners gave District Attorney Chad Taylor another month to work with court administrators on a policy that might allow prosecutors to carry concealed weapons in the courthouse.

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Former Kansas Prison Worker Sentenced

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A former prison worker has been ordered to spend a year and a day in prison for accepting a bribe from an inmate.

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AP sources: Joost seeks cable TV operator as buyer

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Online video site Joost is shopping itself around to different cable TV operators, but at least one has declined to buy it, according to people with knowledge of the talks.

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Colombian Woman Arraigned on Terror Charges

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A woman extradited from Colombia was arraigned Monday on terrorism charges for allegedly supporting leftist rebels in her native country.

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Ex-Sheriff Pleads Not Guilty After Deputies Killed

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A suspended Florida sheriff pleaded not guilty to money laundering and conspiracy charges on Monday, two days after two of his former deputies were killed by a National Guard soldier they were trying to arrest.

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Early Swine Flu Victim's Widow Not Told of Disease

Updated: 04/27/2009 - The 39-year-old bricklayer fell ill two weeks ago and became one of the first Mexicans to die of swine flu. But no health worker has come to his home outside Mexico City to offer medicine or ask about the neighbors' pigs.

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Severely-Burned Infant Breathing on His Own

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Fabian Hackett's Caring Bridge web site says the one-year old is breathing without the aide of a ventilator. Fabian suffered a cracked skull and severe burns April 11 while in the care of a babysitter.

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Sailor Sues Over Safety of Pirated Maersk Alabama

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A member of the crew on the U.S.-flagged ship hijacked by African pirates sued the owner and another company Monday, accusing them of knowingly putting sailors in danger.

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Speed Camera Slay Fuels Debate In Arizona

Updated: 04/27/2009 - The debate over the first statewide speed camera enforcement program in the nation has reached a boiling point following the fatal shooting of a camera operator.

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Quake Rattles Swine Flu-Stricken Mexico

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A strong earthquake struck central Mexico on Monday, rattling nerves in a city already tense from a swine flu outbreak suspected of killing as many as 149 people nationwide.

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Girl, 8, Takes Wheel When Grandma Faints

Updated: 04/27/2009 - CBS11 in Dallas / Forth Worth has the story about an 8-year-old girl who helped steer a car when her grandmother passed out.

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Iowa Issues Marriage Licenses To Gays

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Same-sex couples in Iowa began applying for marriage licenses on Monday after a state Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay unions took effect.

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Muslim Calligrapher Writes Luke's Gospel For Pope

Updated: 04/27/2009 - Muslim calligrapher Yasser Abu Saymeh has dedicated the past two months to Christian art, writing the Gospel of Luke in ornate Arabic script to be presented to Pope Benedict XVI when the Roman Catholic leader visits the Holy Land next month.

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Peace in Peril, But Pakistan Says Don't 'Panic'

Updated: 04/27/2009 - A Pakistani military offensive against insurgent hideouts prompted suspension of controversial peace talks with the Taliban Monday, and the country's president sought additional foreign aid to assure its nuclear arms remain in "safe hands."

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