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Obama to Muslim world: No US war with Islam

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Declaring the U.S. "is not and never will be at war with Islam," President Barack Obama worked Monday to mend frayed ties with NATO ally Turkey and improve relations with the larger Muslim world.

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US policy on Cuba evolving under Obama

Updated: 04/06/2009 - President Barack Obama will soon move to ease travel and financial restrictions on Cuba as his administration conducts a broad review of its policy toward the communist nation, a senior American official said Monday.

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Divorce filings accuse Nevada governor of affairs

Updated: 04/06/2009 - First lady Dawn Gibbons accuses Gov. Jim Gibbons in divorce papers of having extramarital affairs with a former Playboy magazine model and another woman to whom he sent hundreds of text messages last year.

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VA patient tests positive for HIV after mistakes

Updated: 04/06/2009 - A Veterans Affairs patient who was among thousands treated with unsterilized equipment has tested positive for HIV, the first such case reported since the department warned veterans they could have been exposed to infectious diseases.

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Experts: Loss, revenge often drive mass murders

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Mass murderers are as different as their killing field — be it a nursing home or a suburban home — and as diverse as their reasons for killing — whether it's spousal betrayal or the loss of a job.

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NYC's archbishop Cardinal Egan to get pacemaker

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Cardinal Edward Egan began Holy Week in a hospital and preparing to receive a pacemaker as a sudden illness threatened to keep him from celebrating Good Friday and Easter Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral before retiring next week.

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Clinton pressing UN on North Korean launch

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she is lobbying key members of the U.N. Security Council to respond to North Korea's missile launch.

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Big cuts seen for F-22, other big weapon programs

Updated: 04/06/2009 - The nation should stop pouring billions into futuristic, super-expensive F-22 jet fighters, pull the plug on new presidential helicopters and put the money into systems U.S. soldiers can use against actual foes, Defense Secretary Robert Gates declared Monday.

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Obama to Muslim world: No US war with Islam

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Declaring the U.S. "is not and never will be at war with Islam," President Barack Obama worked Monday to mend frayed ties with NATO ally Turkey and improve relations with the larger Muslim world.

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Relief from itch seen in nerves; may aid treatment

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Scratch an itch and you get ... aaaaaah. Now scientists have watched spinal nerves transmit that relief signal to the brain in monkeys, a possible step toward finding new treatments for persistent itching in people.

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Pentagon Seeks Defense Budget "Overhaul"

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday recommended halting production of the F-22 fighter jet and scrapping a new helicopter for the president as he outlined deep cuts to many of the military's biggest weapons programs.

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33 Iraqis, 1 U.S. Troop Killed In Violence

Updated: 04/06/2009 - A string of deadly bombings in Baghdad killed 33 people and wounded more than 90 others, as the U.S. military also reported its first combat death in Iraq in about three weeks.

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Italy Quake's Death Toll Eclipses 150

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Rescue workers using bare hands and buckets searched frantically for students believed buried in a wrecked dormitory after Italy's deadliest quake in nearly three decades struck this medieval city before dawn Monday, killing more than 150 people, injuring 1,500 and leaving tens of thousands homeless.

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Experts: N. Korea Launch Not A Total Bust

Updated: 04/06/2009 - North Korea's rocket may have fallen into the sea, but military experts cautioned Monday against calling it a complete failure, noting that it traveled twice as far as any missile the country has launched.

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Wisconsin Hopes To Protect Kids From Capitol Nuts

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Wisconsin is asking people to refrain from feeding squirrels at the state Capitol because they might inadvertently harm a child with a peanut allergy. The state sent a letter Monday to tenants of a downtown Madison office building, asking whomever has been feeding the squirrels on the Capitol lawn to please stop.

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Recession Bright Spot: Less Highway Deaths

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Less money in the pockets of Americans means fewer highway deaths. As the economy slid deeper into recession and gas prices reached $4 a gallon last year, the number of people killed in auto accidents hit its lowest level in five decades.

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Poll: Obama Approval Hits New High - 66%

Updated: 04/06/2009 - As President Obama concludes his well-publicized trip to Europe, Americans are more positive about the respect accorded to a U.S. president than they have been in years, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll.

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TV Station Gets Gunman's Death Manifesto

Updated: 04/06/2009 - The man who opened fire in an immigrant center, killing 13 people before taking his own life, felt he was persecuted by police, couldn't accept his "poor life" and was intent on killing himself and at least two other people, according to a letter mailed to a television station the day of the massacre.

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US policy on Cuba evolving under Obama

Updated: 04/06/2009 - President Barack Obama will soon move to ease travel and financial restrictions on Cuba as his administration conducts a broad review of its policy toward the communist nation, a senior American official said Monday.

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Experts: Loss, revenge often drive mass murders

Updated: 04/06/2009 - Mass murderers are as different as their killing field — be it a nursing home or a suburban home — and as diverse as their reasons for killing — whether it's spousal betrayal or the loss of a job.

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English villagers send Google snapper packing

Updated: 04/06/2009 - You're never far from a camera in Britain, a country that has accepted the presence of millions of surveillance cameras in its streets, shopping centers and public spaces.

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Fund manager hit with civil charge in Madoff fraud

Updated: 04/06/2009 - New York's attorney general filed civil fraud charges Monday against a hedge fund manager who funneled $2.4 billion to Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff without telling clients where their money was going.

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Fund manager hit with civil charge in Madoff fraud

Updated: 04/06/2009 - New York's attorney general filed civil fraud charges Monday against a hedge fund manager who funneled $2.4 billion to Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff without telling clients where their money was going.

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Big cuts seen for F-22, other big weapon programs

Updated: 04/06/2009 - The nation should stop pouring billions into futuristic, super-expensive F-22 jet fighters, pull the plug on new presidential helicopters and put the money into systems U.S. soldiers can use against actual foes, Defense Secretary Robert Gates declared Monday.

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