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Top Afghan army general killed in chopper crash

Updated: 01/15/2009 - A top Afghan army general was killed Thursday in a helicopter crash in western Afghanistan, and two British troops died in a blast in the country's south, officials said.

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UNICEF: Teen births 5 times deadlier than in 20s

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Girls who give birth before the age of 15 are five times more likely to die in childbirth than women in their 20s, the U.N. said Thursday, focusing its annual children's survey on the health of their mothers.

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Iraq Cabinet member escapes bomb in Baghdad

Updated: 01/15/2009 - An Iraqi Cabinet member escaped injury Thursday when a roadside bomb exploded near his convoy in Baghdad, as tensions rose between Arab and Kurdish politicians in the north ahead of regional elections.

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Iraq Cabinet member escapes bomb in Baghdad

Updated: 01/15/2009 - An Iraqi Cabinet member escaped injury Thursday when a roadside bomb exploded near his convoy in Baghdad, as tensions rose between Arab and Kurdish politicians in the north ahead of regional elections.

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Dung deal: Elephant count surprises in Malaysia

Updated: 01/15/2009 - A count of elephant dung revealed a surprisingly large endangered elephant population - more than 600 - in Malaysia's biggest national park, researchers said Thursday.

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Top Afghan army general killed in chopper crash

Updated: 01/15/2009 - A top Afghan army general was killed Thursday in a helicopter crash in western Afghanistan, and two British troops died in a blast in the country's south, officials said.

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Children's health debate moves to Senate

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Legislation that would increase spending for children's health care has lost support from some key Senate Republicans, but they acknowledged that they probably can't do much to block the effort.

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Pentagon Iraq withdrawal has 16-month time frame

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Pentagon officials said Thursday they are readying a range of plans for a pullout of U.S. combat troops from Iraq, including a possible drawdown within the 16-month time frame promised by President-elect Obama.

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House Democrats propose $825 billion stimulus bill

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Working closely with President-elect Barack Obama, House Democrats on Thursday called for $825 billion in federal spending and tax cuts to revive the moribund economy, with strong emphasis on energy, education, health care and jobs-producing highway construction.

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Bone-chilling temperatures settle over East

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Bone-chilling cold settled in Thursday from the Midwest to the Northeast Thursday, bringing teeth-chattering misery with temperatures that sank as low as 47 below zero.

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Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 40 years in 1982 killing

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Former FBI agent John Connolly was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison for slipping information to Boston mobsters that led to the 1982 shooting death of a Miami gambling executive.

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Mich. couple now face murder charges in fire death

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The parents of a 16-year-old girl who was chained to her bed when she died in a fire at her southwestern Michigan home now face stiffer charges of murder and torture.

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Vatican: Gay `behavior' in seminaries declines

Updated: 01/15/2009 - A Vatican office that evaluated U.S. Roman Catholic seminaries in response to the clergy sex abuse scandal concluded that administrators have been effective in stopping "homosexual behavior" in the schools although the agency said the problem still exists.

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Families await sharpest tuition increases in years

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Most high school seniors and their families have not made final college plans for next fall. But they know this: It's probably going to cost more than they had planned.

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Ex-cop charged with murder in Calif. shooting

Updated: 01/15/2009 - A former transit police officer has been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of an unarmed and allegedly restrained black man in a racially charged case that has outraged residents and community leaders and set off violent protests.

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7 states sue over Bush rule on health workers

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Seven states sued the federal government Thursday over a new rule that expands protections for doctors and other health care workers who refuse to participate in abortions and other medical procedures because of religious or moral objections.

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Ind. money manager faces parade of legal woes

Updated: 01/15/2009 - A road atlas and campground directory discovered in the airplane cockpit of an Indiana financial manager helped lead authorities to the remote North Florida campsite where he was finally arrested.

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Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 40 years in 1982 killing

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Former FBI agent John Connolly was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison for slipping information to Boston mobsters that led to the 1982 shooting death of a Miami gambling executive.

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Kellogg pulls crackers over salmonella concerns

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Concerns over consumer exposure to salmonella intensified Thursday, a day after Kellogg Co. asked stores to stop selling its peanut butter sandwich crackers until the food maker can figure out if the peanut paste is contaminated.

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Shawnee County Commission Questions Former DA Hecht's Salary

Updated: 01/16/2009 - After finding possible inconsistencies in the budget of the Shawnee County District Attorney's office, Shawnee County Commisioner's sent a letter to Attorney General Stephen Six to investigate. Robert Hecht says he did nothing wrong.

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Police Turn to Public to Nab Purse Snatcher

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Topeka Police release surveillance footage of a man they believe stole a purse from a woman at the VA hospital and attempted to use a credit card from it.

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UNICEF: Teen Births 5 Times Deadlier Than In 20s

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Girls who give birth before the age of 15 are five times more likely to die in childbirth than women in their 20s, the U.N. said Thursday, focusing its annual children's survey on the health of their mothers.

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