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Israel buries victims of India attack

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Throngs of mourners on Tuesday packed the funerals of the six Jews killed in the 60-hour terror rampage in the Indian city of Mumbai, a grim occasion deepened by the conviction that the victims were targeted because of their religion.

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China says 300,000 babies sickened by tainted milk

Updated: 12/02/2008 - China has dramatically raised the toll from its tainted milk powder scandal, saying six babies likely died and 300,000 were sickened, figures that back up months of complaints from parents and show the government is beginning to acknowledge the scale of the crisis.

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Pirates fire on US cruise ship in hijack attempt

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Pirates chased and shot at a U.S. cruise liner with more than 1,000 people on board but failed to hijack the vessel as it sailed along a corridor patrolled by international warships, a maritime official said Tuesday.

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India demands Pakistan hand over terror suspects

Updated: 12/02/2008 - India picked up intelligence in recent months that Pakistan-based terrorists were plotting attacks against Mumbai targets, an official said Tuesday, as the government demanded that Islamabad hand over suspected terrorists believed living in Pakistan.

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Thailand's prime minister resigns after protests

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Thailand's prime minister resigned on Tuesday after weeks of protests closed the capital's airports, stranding 300,000 travelers. Protesters promised to lift their siege, and international flights were expected to resume Friday.

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Coffee stop leads Ark. police to cocaine arrest

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Arkansas sheriff's deputies said they arrested a man needing a little bit more of a boost to go with his morning coffee. Deputies said the man parked next to their unmarked cruiser Tuesday outside of a Starbucks in Bentonville.

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Red Sox fans can show their loyalty for eternity

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Lifelong Red Sox fans can now take their love of the team to the next level - eternity. A Massachusetts funeral home recently took delivery of the first Red Sox casket, which features the team logo on the exterior as well as the inside.

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Police: Ohio college adviser ran prostitute raffle

Updated: 12/02/2008 - An Ohio State University academic adviser and a real estate agent held a $10-a-ticket raffle that offered an evening with a prostitute who is also a child sex-abuse caseworker, police said.

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Deer gets revenge after hunter shoots him

Updated: 12/02/2008 - A hunter bagged a big buck on the second day of firearms season, but the kill caused him a lot of pain. Randy Goodman, 49, said he thought two well-placed shots with his .270-caliber rifle had killed the buck on Nov. 19. Goodman said the deer looked dead to him, but seconds later the nine-point, 240-pound animal came to life.

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Man says God Ordered Him to Ram Vehicle at 100 mph

Updated: 12/02/2008 - A man who rammed his truck into a woman's vehicle on a highway early Friday told authorities he crashed into her while going more than 100 mph because God told him "she needed to be taken off the road."

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Group urges humane treatment of stray dogs in Iraq

Updated: 12/02/2008 - An animal rights group is urging Iraqi authorities to find better ways to eliminate stray dogs after 200 of them were killed in Baghdad this week by poisoned meat and rifles.

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Iraq's PM may be weakened by dealmaking over pact

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Parliament's approval of a security pact with the U.S. has propelled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki into a position of strength unsurpassed among Iraqi political leaders since the fall of Saddam Hussein.

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Iraq's PM may be weakened by dealmaking over pact

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Parliament's approval of a security pact with the U.S. has propelled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki into a position of strength unsurpassed among Iraqi political leaders since the fall of Saddam Hussein.

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US training Iraqis to defeat deadly roadside bombs

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Two Iraqi soldiers acting as insurgents hook up a cellular phone detonator to a 155mm artillery shell with a coiled red wire, bury the mock bomb in a pile of dirt next to a rusty electricity pole and then disappear down the street.

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Iraq, Iran swap remains of 1980-1988 war dead

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Iraq and Iran on Sunday exchanged the remains of 241 soldiers killed during an eight-year war between the two countries - the latest sign of increased cooperation between the neighboring nations that were fierce rivals under Saddam Hussein.

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NPR journalists' car bombed in Baghdad

Updated: 12/02/2008 - An American journalist for National Public Radio and three Iraqi colleagues escaped injury Sunday when a bomb attached to their car exploded as it was parked along a street in west Baghdad.

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Iran to back US-Iraq pact after referendum

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Iran's foreign ministry spokesman says his country will fully back the U.S.-Iraq security pact if it's approved by Iraqis in a referendum next summer.

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Stocks Open Higher after Big Drop

Updated: 12/02/2008 - Wall Street is bouncing back after Monday's big selloff, rising moderately as buyers wade back into the market in search of bargains.

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South Korea ends Iraq deployment, troops head home

Updated: 12/02/2008 - A South Korean general offered a wish for peace in Iraq on Monday as his troops ended a five-year reconstruction mission in the country - the latest departure from the dwindling U.S.-led coalition.

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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,207

Updated: 12/02/2008 - As of Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at least 4,207 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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