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Study: Obesity Surgery Reverses Diabetes In Teens

Updated: 12/29/2008 - All but one of the 11 extremely obese teens studied saw their diabetes disappear within a year after weight-loss surgery, the researchers reported. The 11th patient still had diabetes, but needed much less insulin and stopped taking diabetes pills.

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Stocks Pull Back Amid Middle East Tensions

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Wall Street retreated Monday on concerns that Israel's attack on Gaza might disrupt oil production and shipments from the Middle East.

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Hollywood's Happy Even Without A Record Year

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Hollywood loves breaking box-office records, yet studio executives aren't griping that their 2008 lineup will fall a bit shy of the all-time high set a year earlier.

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Child Maid Trafficking Spreads From Africa To US

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Late at night, the neighbors saw a little girl at the kitchen sink of the house next door. They watched through their window as the child rinsed plates under the open faucet. She wasn't much taller than the counter and the soapy water swallowed her slender arms.

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Oil Jumps Above $40 on Gaza conflict

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Tensions generated by a widening conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants sent crude prices up sharply to above $40 a barrel Monday, with gasoline and heating oil also making sizable gains.

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Somali President Quits Amid International Pressure

Updated: 12/29/2008 - The president of Somalia's U.N.-backed government resigned Monday amid deepening international pressure, a move that could usher in more chaos as a strengthening Islamic insurgency scrambles for power.

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Israel Calls Gaza Assault "War To The Bitter End"

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Israel obliterated symbols of Hamas power on the third day of what the defense minister described Monday as a "war to the bitter end," striking next to the Hamas premier's home, and devastating a security compound and a university building.

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Jets Fire Coach Eric Mangini after 3 Seasons

Updated: 12/29/2008 - The New York Jets fired coach Eric Mangini on Monday, a day after a team that harbored Super Bowl hopes with five games left failed to make the playoffs.

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Lions Fire Marinelli after Winless Year

Updated: 12/29/2008 - The Detroit Lions fired coach Rod Marinelli on Monday, a day after the team became the first in NFL history to finish with an 0-16 record.

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GMAC Stays Mum on Bailout Hurdle

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Days after the passage of a key deadline, the financing arm of General Motors Corp. remained silent Monday on if it cleared a final hurdle to become a bank-holding company and gain access to billions in federal bailout money.

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BET, TV One Plan Extensive Inauguration Coverage

Updated: 12/29/2008 - BET and TV One, the television networks aimed primarily at a black audience, haven't paid much attention to presidential inaugurations before. This time will be different.

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Hollywood's Happy, Even Without a Record Year

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Hollywood loves breaking box-office records, yet studio executives aren't griping that their 2008 lineup will fall a bit shy of the all-time high set a year earlier.

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Stocks Pull Back Amid Middle East Tensions

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Wall Street retreated Monday on concerns that Israel's attack on Gaza might disrupt oil production and shipments from the Middle East.

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Man lights 50 Sparklers at Once, Loses Fingers

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Authorities say the 44-year-old man had tied together about 50 sparklers at around noon Sunday, and lit a homemade fuse. The bundle exploded, ripping his fingers and leaving burns on his arm.

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Police Arrest One for Pizza Hut Robbery

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Topeka Police have arrested one man in connection with a robbery at local Pizza Hut, 500 SW 10th. Casey Blackwell, 24, was booked for aggravated robbery.

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Uganda Rebels Accused Of Massacre At Church

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Attackers wielding machetes hacked to death dozens of people at a church in remote eastern Congo, witnesses said Monday, and the Ugandan army accused the Lord's Resistance Army rebels of the massacre.

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Country Doctor Of Year: 50 Years Of House Calls

Updated: 12/29/2008 - In this sleepy country town, which sprang up around a railroad junction and the start of the Chisholm trail, folks give out their phone numbers by the last four digits, the annual Tom-Tom festival culminates with the crowning of the Tomato King and Queen, and everybody knows Doc Watson.

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Trials Open For 9 Over China Tainted Milk Scandal

Updated: 12/29/2008 - Nine people went on trial Monday in connection with China's tainted milk scandal, state media reported, following the announcement of steps to compensate the families of hundreds of thousands of children harmed by contaminated infant formula.

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Blagojevich Lawyer To Submit Obama Report To Panel

Updated: 12/29/2008 - The lead attorney for Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he plans to submit President-elect Barack Obama's internal report on contacts with the scandal-plagued governor to the Illinois House committee weighing impeachment.

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