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Marine archaeologists find remains of slave ship

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Marine archaeologists have found the remains of a slave ship wrecked off the Turks and Caicos Islands in 1841, an accident that set free the ancestors of many current residents of those islands. Some 192 Africans survived the sinking of the Spanish ship Trouvadore off the British-ruled islands, where the slave trade was banned.

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French locate black boxes after Airbus A320 crash

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Search teams on Friday found the flight recorders from an Airbus A320 passenger jet that crashed off France's southern coast, killing two people and leaving five others missing and feared dead, officials said.

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Plumes spewing from Saturn moon may contain water

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Astronomers looking at the spectacular supersonic plumes of gas and dust shooting off one of Saturn's moons say there are strong hints of liquid water, a key building block of life.

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FDA sets safe level for melamine in infant formula

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Federal regulators set a safety threshold Friday for the industrial chemical melamine that is greater than the amount of contamination found so far in U.S.-made infant formula.

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Atlantic hurricane season blows away records

Updated: 11/28/2008 - - The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season, which ends Sunday, seemed to strike the United States and Cuba as if on redial, setting at least five weather records for persistence and repeatedly striking the same areas.

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DNA ties suspect in Ark. anchor slaying to rape

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Forensic evidence gathered at the home of a slain television anchorwoman led police to a man now also suspected of raping a school teacher in eastern Arkansas, officials said Friday.

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Fed's emergency loan program increases activity

Updated: 11/28/2008 - The Federal Reserve boosted its lending to commercial banks and investment firms over the past week, indicating that a severe credit crisis was still squeezing the financial system.

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Pakistan spy chief to aid Mumbai investigation

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Pakistan scrambled Friday to avoid a dangerous crisis with India over the terror attacks in Mumbai, sending its spy chief to share intelligence and countering Indian charges that "elements in Pakistan" were behind the carnage.

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Indian forces fight last gunmen in Mumbai hotel

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Indian forces targeted the landmark Taj Mahal hotel with grenades and gunfire Saturday morning as suspected Muslim militants made a last stand, just hours after elite commandos stormed a Jewish outreach center and found six hostages dead.

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Gaza mortars wound 6 Israelis

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Palestinian militants in Gaza blasted a military base in southern Israel with mortars late Friday, wounding six soldiers in the latest assault on an unraveling truce between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers.

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Somali pirates hijack 1 ship, free another

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Somali pirates seized control of a chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden on Friday and a NATO helicopter gunship, too late to prevent the hijacking, picked up three security guards who jumped into the sea.

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Iraq's PM may be weakened by dealmaking over pact

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Parliament's approval of a security pact with the U.S. has propelled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki into a position of strength unsurpassed among Iraqi political leaders since the fall of Saddam Hussein.

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Ethiopia to withdraw from Somalia by end of year

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Ethiopia announced Friday that is pulling its forces from Somalia by year's end, leaving the ravaged capital vulnerable to the Islamic militants who have seized nearly all of the country.

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Greensburg Official Gets National Award

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Greensburg City Administrator Steve Hewitt has been named American City and County Magazine's 2008 Municipal Leader of the Year.

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GOP Leaders to Sebelius: Order Cuts Now

Updated: 11/28/2008 - The two top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature say Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius must immediately order cuts in state spending to make up for falling revenue.

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FDA sets safe level for infant formula contaminant

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Federal regulators set a safety threshold Friday for the industrial chemical melamine that is greater than the amount of contamination found so far in U.S.-made infant formula.

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TiVo reports profit in fiscal 3Q

Updated: 11/28/2008 - TiVo Inc. recorded a profit for its latest quarter because of a $105 million payment it received in a patent suit, but revenue declined, the maker of digital video recorders said Tuesday.

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Stocks end short session with 5th straight gain

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Wall Street climbed again Friday, wrapping up its biggest five-day rally in more than 75 years, even as investors digested signs of a bleak holiday season for retailers and fears that a flurry of reports next week will show more economic distress.

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