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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,251

Updated: 02/27/2009 - As of Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at least 4,251 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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New urgency to get to Iraq's oil

Updated: 02/27/2009 - International companies have waited years to tap into Iraq's vast oil wealth and now Iraqi officials are working feverishly to make that happen.

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Iraqis Mixed on Obama Troop Plan

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Iraqis offered varying reactions Friday to President Barack Obama's plan to remove U.S. combat forces by August 2010 - some applauding the withdrawal, but others questioning whether Iraq's security forces were up to the task alone.

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Iraqis split over Obama pullout plan

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Iraqis offered varying reactions Friday to President Barack Obama's plan to remove U.S. combat forces by August 2010 - some applauding the withdrawal, but others questioning whether Iraq's security forces were up to the task alone.

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Gates prefers small US force in Iraq after 2012

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he thinks it would be a good idea to keep a small number of U.S. forces in Iraq past a deadline agreed to by the U.S. and Iraq.

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Report: More Agents Needed to Secure Mass Transit

Updated: 02/27/2009 - The agency responsible for transportation security has too few inspectors to make sure rail and mass transit employees are doing enough to guard against terrorists, a government report says.

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Vatican: Bishop's apology on Holocaust not enough

Updated: 02/27/2009 - An apology from a bishop who denied the Holocaust wasn't good enough, the Vatican said Friday, adding that he must repudiate his views if he wants to be a Roman Catholic clergyman.

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Dobson resigns as chairman of Focus on the Family

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Conservative evangelical leader James Dobson has resigned as chairman of Focus on the Family but will continue to play a prominent role at the organization he founded more than three decades ago.

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AP Source: Obama to rescind Bush abortion rule

Updated: 02/27/2009 - President Barack Obama wants to roll back a Bush administration rule that has become a flash point in the debate over a doctor's right to refuse to take part in abortions.

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Rocky Mountain News Publishes Final Edition

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Colorado's oldest newspaper, which launched in Denver in 1859, printed its last edition Friday, leaving The Denver Post as the only daily newspaper in town.

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Breathing problems reported near Tenn. ash spil

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A survey finds Tennessee residents are experiencing breathing problems, stress and anxiety near where more than 1 billion gallons of coal ash sludge spilled from a power plant storage facility.

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Oil prices end the week on the down side

Updated: 02/27/2009 - After months of cutting oil production it appeared this week that oil producing nations had finally captured some control in the crude markets, at least until the latest batch of economic news sent oil prices falling yet again.

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Suspect faces more murder charges in NY rampage

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A twice-fired nursing supervisor accused of a Valentine's Day rampage that left four people dead in upstate New York was indicted on murder charges in two of the slayings Friday.

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Obama 2010 budget Highlights by Agency

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Available details of President Barack Obama's proposed government spending for the 2010 budget year that begins on Oct. 1. A more extensive budget outline is expected in April. In most cases, the figures are for discretionary spending and do not include mandatory entitlement programs like Social Security.

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2nd arrest made in NYC hate slaying of Ecuadorean

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A second person was arrested Friday in the hate-crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant beaten with a bat and kicked on a New York street as the attackers shouted Hispanic and gay slurs.

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Dozens more bodies found at Bangladesh mutiny site

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Firefighters searching the headquarters compound of Bangladesh's border guards on Friday uncovered the grisly results of the force's two-day mutiny - dozens of senior officers massacred, their bodies hurriedly dumped into shallow graves and sewers.

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Court: Va. man owns 1776 copy of Declaration

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A rare 1776 copy of the Declaration of Independence belongs to a Virginia technology entrepreneur, not the state of Maine, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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Illinois mystery: Placentas found in sewage system

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Someone is disposing of placentas in the sewage system and authorities in central Illinois just want it to stop. Workers in Urbana-Champaign found a placenta Thursday in a filter that keeps large objects out of the sewage treatment plant. It was the third found this year.

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