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Bush OKs Airlift of Equipment to Aid Darfur Peace

Updated: 01/06/2009 - President George W. Bush announced on Monday the airlift of equipment and vehicles for the humanitarian effort in Darfur, the violence-plagued western Sudan region where millions of civilians have been driven from their homes.

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Oil Above $49 as Investors Eye Gaza Conflict, OPEC

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Oil prices neared $50 a barrel Tuesday amid signs OPEC is implementing its announced production cuts and as Israel's ground offensive in Gaza kept tensions high in the oil-rich Middle East.

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Stocks Rise Moderately Ahead of Data

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Investors waded back into the market Tuesday, sending stocks moderately higher ahead of a fresh round of readings on the service sector, factory orders and pending home sales.

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Obama Stimulus Plan Boosts Business Tax Refunds

Updated: 01/06/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's proposed stimulus package would provide businesses with billions of dollars in refunds on taxes they paid several years ago.

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Economic Crisis, Obama Response Face New Congress

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The Democratic-dominated Congress convenes Tuesday to confront perhaps the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and to grapple with a hugely ambitious agenda set by President-elect Obama.

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Obama's Intel Picks Short on Direct Experience

Updated: 01/06/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's selection of an old White House hand to head the CIA shows a preference for a strong manager over an intelligence expert.

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Franken on Top in Minn. Recount; Coleman to Sue

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The Canvassing Board's declaration started a seven-day clock for Coleman, the incumbent, to file a lawsuit protesting the result. His attorney Tony Trimble said the challenge will be filed within 24 hours.

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Burris Determined to take Senate Seat Tues.

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Barack Obama's appointed successor declared Tuesday he's qualified to take a seat in the Senate and said he'll go to Capitol Hill to do just that.

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Guatemalan Mudslide Kills 35, Injures 15

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Rescuers dug through tons of mud late Monday in search of more victims of a massive landslide that buried a long stretch of highway in northern Guatemala, killing at least 35 coffee workers and travelers using the road.

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Obama Stimulus Plan Boosts Business Tax Refunds

Updated: 01/06/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's proposed stimulus package would provide businesses with billions of dollars in refunds on taxes they paid several years ago.

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Milky Way _ The Galaxy _ Not Snack-Sized Anymore

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Take that, Andromeda! For decades, astronomers thought when it came to the major galaxies in Earth's cosmic neighborhood, our Milky Way was a weak sister to the larger Andromeda. Not anymore.

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Records Reveal Anguish Of Anthrax Suspect's Wife

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Anthrax mailing suspect Bruce Ivins tormented his wife with rudeness and behaved erratically in the weeks before the Army scientist took his own life by overdosing on Tylenol, according to documents released Monday.

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Prop. 8 Backers Blast Calif. Attorney General

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Sponsors of California's voter-approved gay marriage ban accused Attorney General Jerry Brown on Monday of advancing a far-fetched legal theory to justify overturning it.

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Toyota To Suspend Production For 11 Days In Japan

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Toyota is suspending production at all 12 of its Japan plants for 11 days over February and March, a stoppage of unprecedented scale for the nation's top automaker as it grapples with shrinking global demand.

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Israeli Troops Approach Gaza Population Centers

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Israeli shells slammed into Gaza and ground forces edged closer to major population centers Tuesday, taking more civilian lives after Israel ignored mounting international calls for an immediate cease-fire.

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Travolta's Son Died of "Seizure"

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Jett Travolta's body was in "great condition" and coroners in the Bahamas say his remains showed no signs of head trauma.

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Gaza civilian toll rises; diplomats seek truce

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Israel ignored mounting international calls for a cease-fire Monday and said it won't stop its crippling 10-day assault until "peace and tranquility" are achieved in southern Israeli towns in the line of Palestinian rocket fire.

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Asian Markets Extend Gains, Nikkei up 0.4 Percent

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday, shrugging off lackluster trade in the U.S. and Europe amid growing optimism the world economy will recover later this year.

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Clay County Schools OK Random Drug Testing

Updated: 01/05/2009 - The USD 379 school board voted unanimously Monday night to enter a contract with the company "Sport Safe" to perform random drug testing. It will cover seventh thru twelfth graders involved in extracurricular activities.

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