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Man Asks To Be Deported, Then Kicks Police Car

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Police on Long Island arrested a man after he allegedly kicked a police car and asked to be deported back to his home country of Guatemala. Police said the 27-year-old man called the Southold Police Department early Sunday and asked to be arrested so he could be deported.

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Rights Lawyer, Journalist Killed In Moscow

Updated: 01/19/2009 - A lawyer who had opposed the early release of a Russian colonel convicted of killing a Chechen woman was shot and killed after a press conference in central Moscow on Monday, officials said.

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President Bush By The Numbers

Updated: 01/19/2009 - There are many ways to assess President Bush’s eight years in office. Countless hours of broadcast time and tons of newsprint are being consumed in that pursuit these days.

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TV News Eyes Tough Year

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The inauguration of Barack Obama is a reminder of how the story that dominated airwaves during 2008 is over, leaving television news organizations to contemplate life without it in the midst of a brutal economy.

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OMG!: Text messaging an important part of response

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Soon after US Airways Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia Airport, Vallie Collins heard a boom and started smelling smoke. When the captain urged passengers to brace for impact, she immediately reached for her phone.

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FDA Confirms Salmonella In Crackers

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Kellogg Co. said Monday federal authorities have confirmed that salmonella was found in a single package of its peanut butter crackers, as a Midwestern grocer recalled some of its products because of the scare.

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Woman Arrested After Child Gives Away Hiding Spot

Updated: 01/19/2009 - A Fort Pierce woman ended up in jail because of a little girl with a big mouth. Police went to the home of 22-year-old woman on Friday to serve warrants for assault, harassing phone calls and violation probation carrying a concealed weapon without a permit.

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Rogue Investor Triggered Alarm In 3 States

Updated: 01/19/2009 - An Indiana financial manager who parachuted from a small plane in a suspected bid to fake his death handled lucrative accounts in several states for years despite repeated accusations that he was bilking investors.

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Deputies Make Traffic Stop, Find $1 Million In Car

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Gwinnett County deputies found more than $1 million in cash in a car they had stopped for a traffic violation. Sheriff's spokeswoman Stacey Bourbonnais said the man was stopped Friday after deputies noticed he was swerving in and out of lanes.

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Miracle On The Hudson Probe To Take A Year

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The probe into the crash-landing of a US Airways jetliner will take a year, and the lessons learned from the spectacular accident will last much longer, a senior investigator said Monday.

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Technology to Stop Phone Use in Cars Isn't Perfect

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Many parents would love to be able to give their teenagers a cell phone that couldn't be used while driving. Now some inventors say they have come up with ways to make that possible, but they appear to be relying on wishful thinking.

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Technology to stop phone use in cars isn't perfect

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Many parents would love to be able to give their teenagers a cell phone that couldn't be used while driving. Now some inventors say they have come up with ways to make that possible, but they appear to be relying on wishful thinking.

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Man asks to be deported, then kicks police car

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Police on Long Island arrested a man after he allegedly kicked a police car and asked to be deported back to his home country of Guatemala. Police said the 27-year-old man called the Southold Police Department early Sunday and asked to be arrested so he could be deported.

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Biden shushes wife after secretary of state slip

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Vice President-elect Joe Biden's wife said Monday that he had a pick of two jobs in the Obama administration, a slip that Biden immediately tried to shush and that his spokeswoman later disputed. Jill Biden's comment came during an appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on the eve of the inauguration.

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9/11 suspects declare guilt at Gitmo war court

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Two alleged orchestrators of the 2001 attacks on America casually declared their guilt on Monday in a messy and perhaps final session of the Guantanamo war crimes court.

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Science vs. emotion in NJ's river dolphins debate

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Federal wildlife officials are convinced science is on their side in the decision to leave a group of bottlenose dolphins in a frigid New Jersey river over the winter, even if it means they die.

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Tanks Explode in 3-Alarm Warehouse Fire in KC

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Fire broke out early Monday in a two-story brick and stone structure where wooden pallets and propane tanks were stored in Kansas City, Missouri. Several tanks with propane and other items exploded, posing added risk for fire crews.

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Powell: Keep fighting for King's dream

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Monday he'll never forget the night Barack Obama won the presidential election.

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Kellogg says FDA confirms salmonella in crackers

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Kellogg Co. said Monday federal authorities have confirmed that salmonella was found in a single package of its peanut butter crackers, as a Midwestern grocer recalled some of its products because of the scare.

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NTSB investigator: US Airways probe to last a year

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The probe into the crash-landing of a US Airways jetliner will take a year, and the lessons learned from the spectacular accident will last much longer, a senior investigator said Monday. "I think this one is going to be studied for decades," said Robert Benzon, chief investigator on the case for the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Obama honors King, prods nation to service

Updated: 01/19/2009 - At the dawn of a new era in race and politics, President-elect Barack Obama practiced the age-old virtue of service on Monday and summoned memories of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. "Everyone's got to be involved," said the man in line to become the first black chief executive.

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Nebraska Cities Plan to Keep Concealed-Weapons Bans

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Most of the Nebraska cities with local bans on concealed weapons have no plans to repeal them after the attorney general said state law allowing such weapons should override any local ban.

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Rescue Efforts Show Difficulty of Fixing Bank Woes

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The British government swooped in to boost its stake in troubled Royal Bank of Scotland to almost 70 percent. It's the second major British bank bailout in three months.

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