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Prelim Scheduled for Four Fort Riley Soldiers

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The soldiers were arrested after allegedly breaking into a Junction City home and holding the family there at knife-point. They are Private Joshua McGatha, Private Romale Pope, Private Jeremy Harris and Private Teandre Thompkins.

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Prosecutor: Slain toddler said 'I love you' at end

Updated: 01/27/2009 - GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- A slain toddler tried to stop her mother and stepfather from beating her to death by reaching out to her mother and saying, "I love you," a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday. The pleas from 2-year-old Riley Ann Sawyers didn't stop her mother, Kimberly Trenor, from continuing to brutalize her, assistant district attorney Kayla Allen said in her opening statement at Trenor's murder trial.

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Wife says Haggard told her of struggles years ago

Updated: 01/27/2009 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Former evangelical pastor Ted Haggard's wife says she knew about his struggles with same-sex attraction for years and felt he was "winning the battle" before a scandal involving a male prostitute triggered his downfall in late 2006.

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Students Celebrate "Catholic Schools Week"

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Kids across Topeka are celebrating "Catholic Schools Week." A mass was held at Hayden High School Tuesday for all the Catholic schools in Topeka. The Archbishop and all the pastors in the area were there as well.

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Citigroup will not take possession of new aircraft

Updated: 01/27/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Citigroup won't be getting a new corporate jet after all. Under pressure from President Barack Obama, one of the nation's largest banks reversed course, announcing that it will not take delivery of the jet it had planned to purchase before the credit crisis unfolded.

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Bill Clinton made millions from foreign sources

Updated: 01/27/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton earned nearly $6 million in speaking fees last year, almost all of it from foreign companies, according to financial documents filed by his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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FBI tapes played at Ill. gov's impeachment trial

Updated: 01/27/2009 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich was hundreds of miles away but his voice boomed through the Illinois Senate's chambers Tuesday as his impeachment jurors listened to FBI wiretaps of conversations in which he seems to demand campaign contributions in exchange for signing legislation.

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Obama open to compromise on $825B stimulus bill

Updated: 01/27/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- On the eve of a key vote, President Barack Obama privately promised Republican critics he stands ready to accept changes in $825 billion economic stimulus legislation, and urged lawmakers to "put politics aside" in the interest of creating badly needed jobs.

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Clinton: Iranians Must Choose Whether to Cooperate

Updated: 01/27/2009 - President Barack Obama's intent to change the direction of U.S. foreign policy gives Iran a "clear opportunity" to engage more productively on its nuclear program and other issues, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday.

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Oregon Man Accused Of Stealing Beer At Gunpoint

Updated: 01/27/2009 - A was arrested on accusations he stole a beer at gunpoint. Detective Pam Yazzolino of the Beaverton Police Department said a 42-year-old man displayed a black handgun at a convenience store and told the clerk to put the money in the bag with the beer.

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Iceland Moves Fast To Salvage Government

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Iceland's center-left Social Democratic Alliance Party was chosen Tuesday to lead the country following the collapse of the island nation's government amid deep economic troubles and intense political discord.

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Novelist Updike Dies at 76

Updated: 01/27/2009 - John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, prolific man of letters and erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in the postwar prime of the American empire, died Tuesday at age 76.

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After Katrina, New Orleans is going Green

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The city known more for French Quarter trash than recycling or renewable energy is going green. In rebuilding since Hurricane Katrina, homes are being fitted with solar panels, organic farming is catching on and the city's got a new fleet of hybrid buses.

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Call For Unity Marks Economic Forum's Open

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The head of the World Economic Forum called Tuesday for unity among companies and governments trying to steer a path clear of the global financial crisis.

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Parents: Coach Pushed Son "Over The Edge"

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The parents of a high school football player that died after collapsing at practice say the team's coaches "pushed him over the edge" in a grueling physical workout.

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Gene Roddenberry, Wife to Spend Eternity in Space

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The creator of "Star Trek" and his wife will spend eternity together in space. Celestis Inc., a company that specializes in "memorial spaceflights," said Monday that it will ship the remains of Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett Roddenberry into space next year.

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Haggard's Wife Knew Of Same-Sex Attractions

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Former evangelical pastor Ted Haggard's wife says she knew about his struggles with same-sex attraction for years and felt he was "winning the battle" before a scandal involving a male prostitute triggered his downfall in late 2006.

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Investors Robbed Of $370M In Ponzi Scheme

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The owner of a New York investment firm ran a $370 million Ponzi scheme, luring in clients with promises of astronomical returns while secretly blowing tens of millions of dollars on bad trades and conspicuous spending, federal authorities said Tuesday.

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