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Atlantic hurricane season blows away records

Updated: 11/26/2008 - 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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Charity bells muted but not booted from Md. mall

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Then you must be at Valley Mall in Hagerstown, where the Salvation Army was asked to mute its famous bells. Instead, they've replaced the brass clappers with large metal paper clips to appease merchants who complained the bell ringers were too loud. Instead of chiming brightly, these bells emit meek little clinks.

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Gold prices fall, other commodities rise

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Gold prices fell Wednesday on investors' continuing concerns about a drop in demand, but other commodities rose, buoyed by a sustained advance on Wall Street.

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Ariz grandmother says boy was capable of killings

Updated: 11/26/2008 - The grandmother of a young Arizona boy charged in the shooting deaths of his father and another man has told police that the 8-year-old boy was capable of the crimes.

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Rams' lineman apologizes for criticizing fans

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Richie Incognito was in the spotlight for the wrong reasons last week, criticizing the St. Louis Rams' dwindling fan base, making an obscene gesture to a TV cameraman during practice and encouraging hecklers while cupping his hands to his ears as he left Sunday's game.

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Family of kidnapped Mexican woman suspects driver

Updated: 11/26/2008 - A former Cabinet secretary whose daughter was kidnapped more than a year ago said Wednesday that his former driver may have been responsible and demanded authorities investigate, reviving a case that has fueled outrage over Mexico's rising tide of abductions.

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Chrysler says CEO won't take corporate jet to DC

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Chrysler LLC says Chief Executive Robert Nardelli will not fly on a corporate jet when he returns to Washington next week for Congressional hearings on government loans for the auto industry.

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Electronic monitoring ordered for philanthropist

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Philanthropist Alberto Vilar was ordered Wednesday to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet on his ankle until he is sentenced on conspiracy fraud charges after a judge learned he didn't always answer court officer's calls.

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Obama says daughters will do chores in White House

Updated: 11/26/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, said their young daughters will still have to do chores in the White House and won't get out of doing homework just because they're the president's children. In an interview with Barbara Walters, the Obamas said Sasha, 7, and Malia, 10, will have lives as normal as possible. That means helping out around the house.

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Brazil floods claim 99 lives, officials send aid

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Brazil rushed aid Wednesday to nearly 80,000 people driven from their homes by rain-triggered mudslides and floods that have killed at least 99 people, while helicopter crews searched for families isolated by floodwaters.

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Consumer Alert: Shop Smart This Season

Updated: 11/26/2008 - More holiday shopping means more opportunities for thieves to get ahold of your purchases and even your identity. Read tips from the Topeka Police Department and the Kansas Attorney General's Office to help keep the "bah-humbug" out of your holiday preparations.

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Carson Daly to become daddy

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Talk show host Carson Daly will have a full-time guest beginning next year.

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For sale: A helmet, a hat, a lightsaber and more

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Luke Skywalker's lightsaber from "Star Wars," Indiana Jones' hat and whip from "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" and Batman's cowl from "Batman Begins" are going on the auction block.

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Palestinians: Aid boat en route from Libya to Gaza

Updated: 11/26/2008 - A boat loaded with humanitarian aid has left Libya and will try to reach Gaza despite an Israeli naval blockade, a Palestinian lawmaker in Gaza said Wednesday, raising the possibility of a confrontation between an Arab vessel and Israeli sailors.

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Nigeria bans teething drug after 25 children die

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Teething formula tainted with a toxic thickening agent has killed 25 children in Nigeria, prompting regulators to yank it from shelves and shut down its manufacturer, officials said Wednesday.

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Afghan leader complains US, NATO aren't succeeding

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Afghanistan's president sharply critiqued the seven-year Afghan war Wednesday, complaining that U.S. and NATO troops haven't made life better. The criticism came a day after he accused foreign forces of undermining him with a "parallel government" in the countryside.

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Official: Sunken 'pirate' ship was Thai boat

Updated: 11/26/2008 - The pirate "mother ship" sunk last week by the Indian navy was actually a Thai fishing trawler seized hours earlier by pirates, a maritime agency said Wednesday. The Indian navy defended its actions, saying it fired in self-defense.

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