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Kidnappers Threaten American Abducted in Pakistan

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Kidnappers threatened on Friday to kill an American employee of the United Nations within 72 hours and issued a grainy video of the blindfolded captive saying he was "sick and in trouble." A letter accompanying the video delivered to a Pakistani news agency said the hostage, John Solecki, would be killed unless authorities released 141 women it said were being held in Pakistan.

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Injury Accident in Topeka Friday Night

Posted: 02/13/2009 - One person was taken to the hospital Friday night an SUV nearly flips over. Police say it happened around 7:45 p.m. at 26th and Indiana in Topeka.

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NASA Delays Space Shuttle Launch Again

Posted: 02/13/2009 - NASA has again delayed the launch of space shuttle Discovery so it can review tests of hydrogen gas valves. Shuttle managers decided Friday night to postpone liftoff until at least Feb. 27 to give engineers more time to pore over test data. The launch was originally planned for Thursday but has been pushed back twice already.

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Obama to Outline Plan to Stem Home Foreclosures

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The biggest players in the mortgage industry are halting home foreclosures while the Obama administration develops its plan to help struggling homeowners.

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Auto Suppliers Seeking Federal Aid

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Auto suppliers asked the Obama administration Friday for up to $25.5 billion in loans and government guarantees to stabilize the battered U.S. auto industry.

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Allegedly Intoxicated Couple Seek Lift from Police

Posted: 02/13/2009 - An allegedly intoxicated couple stopped at a police station to try to catch a lift home. La Marque Police Chief Richard Price said the woman collapsed in the lobby. Her 22-year-old boyfriend was arrested after marijuana was found in his shoes.

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NTSB: Crew Saw Ice Buildup Before Crash

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The black box recording reveals the doomed crew talked about a "big ice buildup" on the wings before the Buffalo-area crash that killed 50 people Thursday night.

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Kisses Unleash Chemicals That Ease Stress Levels

Posted: 02/13/2009 - "Chemistry look what you've done to me," Donna Summer crooned in Science of Love, and so, it seems, she was right. Just in time for Valentine's Day, a panel of scientists examined the mystery of what happens when hearts throb and lips lock.

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US Churches to Discuss Evolution vs Creation

Posted: 02/13/2009 - After a lifetime in the church, the Rev. William L. Rhines Jr. lately has started to question one of the Bible's fundamental teachings, that God created man. It's an especially touchy topic in his Wilmington, Del., congregation, where generations of black worshippers have leaned on faith to endure the indignities of racism.

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Clinton Urges NKorea Against 'Provocative' Actions

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her first major policy speech, urged North Korea Friday not to take any "provocative" actions that could undermine peace efforts.

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Jet's Nosegear Collapses During Landing in London

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The nosewheel of a British Airways passenger jet collapsed with a loud bang as it landed Friday evening at London City Airport, sending the plane scraping across the tarmac with 71 people aboard, officials and witnesses said. All aboard escaped by emergency slides, but one person was taken to a hospital with a minor injury.

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Peanut Corp. of America Files for Bankruptcy

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The peanut processing company at the heart of a national salmonella outbreak is going out of business. The Lynchburg, Va.-based Peanut Corp. of America filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Virginia Friday, the latest bad news for the company that has been accused of producing tainted peanut products that may have reached everyone from poor school children to disaster victims.

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NTSB: Plane Crew Saw Significant Ice Before Crash

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The crew of the commuter plane that fell on a house, killing all 49 people aboard and one person on the ground, noticed significant ice buildup on the wings and windshield just before the aircraft began pitching and rolling violently, investigators said Friday.

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Chef Alli's Valentine Berry Baskets

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Alli stopped by the 13 Newsroom Friday to whip up this delicious dessert treat LIVE! And you can make it, too. Here's how..

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Jury to Decide Fault in Smoking Trial

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A jury was asked Friday to decide if tobacco giant Philip Morris caused the lung cancer death of a four-decade smoker through deceptive and misleading practices or whether the smoker himself bore the lion's share of responsibility by failing to quit.

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Survey: Peanut Recall Known but Misunderstood

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Most Americans know about a peanut-based national salmonella outbreak but many are wrong about what products are involved and few have confidence in food safeguards, according to a Harvard survey released Friday.

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Kevin Costner and wife become Parents of Baby Boy

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Kevin Costner and his wife are proud parents of a baby boy. Costner's wife Christine Baumgartner, 34, gave birth to Hayes Logan Costner on Thursday night in Los Angeles, said his publicist Arnold Robinson. He weighs 8 pounds, 15 ounc

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Judge in Medtronic Case Didn't Disclose Son's Work

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Medtronic Inc. on Friday defended a judge who dismissed thousands of lawsuits against the company amid revelations that his son works for a law firm that represents the medical device maker.

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Zardari: We Underestimated Taliban Threat

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Pakistan's new president, Asif Ali Zardari, says his nuclear-armed government is in a battle to survive against the growing threat of the Taliban, which his country failed to take strong action against earlier.

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Female Suicide Bomber Kills 40 In Iraq

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A female suicide bomber Friday struck a tent filled with women and children resting during a Shiite pilgrimage south of Baghdad, killing 40 people and wounding about 80 in the deadliest of three straight days of attacks against Shiite worshippers.

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Man Charged In Australian Wildfires

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Authorities charged a man Friday with lighting one of the wildfires that killed a total of more than 180 people in Australia, and whisked him into protective custody to guard him from public fury.

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