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Israeli Foreign Minister: No Plans To Occupy Gaza

Updated: 12/28/2008 - Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni says there are no plans to occupy Gaza, after two days of airstrikes in the Palestinian territory and the callup of 6,500 Israeli reserve soldiers.

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Zimbabwe Children Wasting Away

Updated: 12/28/2008 - Some of Zimbabwe's children are "wasting away" as political turmoil and economic crisis have caused a severe food shortage, according to a report from Save the Children.

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RNC Decries "Parody" Song

Updated: 12/28/2008 - The chairman of the Republican National Committee said he was "appalled" by a song called "Barack the Magic Negro" on a CD distributed by one of his political rivals.

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U.S. Teen Keeps Darfur Women Safer

Updated: 12/28/2008 - In Sudan's Darfur region, where violence and genocide are rampant, women risk their lives every day performing tasks as seemingly mundane as seeking out firewood.

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Santa Shooter Harbored Guilt

Updated: 12/28/2008 - The man who police say dressed as Santa Claus and killed nine people at a Christmas Eve party lived with guilt from an incident that left his son from a previous relationship a paraplegic, according to an attorney who once represented the woman in that relationship.

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Gaza Strikes Continue, Death Toll Rises

Updated: 12/28/2008 - Israeli jets continued to pound Hamas targets in Gaza and Hamas militants launched more rockets into Israel on Sunday, as the number of people killed in the past day in Gaza rose to at least 275.

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Kennedy Takes Shine Off Other Candidates

Updated: 12/28/2008 - Officially, Gov. David Paterson's main focus is the state's fiscal crisis, not the decision about whom to appoint if, as expected, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is confirmed as secretary of state.

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Benazir Bhutto Remembered

Updated: 12/28/2008 - Wailing and beating their chests, tens of thousands of people paid homage to Benazir Bhutto Saturday on the one-year anniversary of her assassination — an event that dashed U.S. hopes the moderate Muslim politician would regain power and galvanize the campaign against al-Qaida.

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Immigrants Mourn After Deadly House Fire

Updated: 12/28/2008 - Dozens of Liberian immigrants mourned Saturday at a house where seven members of their community died in a fire that a survivor said started when a kerosene heater spilled fuel and exploded as it was being moved outdoors.

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Obama Vacation Loses Power

Updated: 12/28/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama spent 11 hours in Hawaii without power when a power outage enveloped the island of Oahu Friday night and Saturday morning.

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Obama, Rice Discuss Gaza

Updated: 12/28/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama spoke with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Saturday about the violence in Gaza, which has left as many as 225 people dead, two transition aides told CNN.

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KDOT Considers Guard Cables on State's Highways

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Kansas transportation officials are debating whether to install guard cables in highway medians. They must decide if they would be worth the cost or actually make it safer to drive in the state.

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Shawnee Heights Band Travels to Bowl

Updated: 12/27/2008 - The Shawnee Heights Band loads up at 6 a.m. Sunday for Florida. The band will be participating in two parades.

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Community Continues to Rally Around Sick Girl

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Jessica Seidel is still at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Her dad, David, says she's not doing well today. Jessica had a fever Friday night of 104 and doctors are upping her pain medications. Meantime, the community continues to rally to help the Seidels.

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Volunteers spend a week on horse rescue in Canada

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Two frostbitten, emaciated horses were recovering inside a warm barn on Saturday thanks to volunteers who spent the week before Christmas digging the animals out of snow in the mountains of northeastern British Columbia.

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Writer recalls truth, fiction of `Usual Suspects'

Updated: 12/27/2008 - The jaw-dropping ending of "The Usual Suspects" is firmly lodged in movie lore, but on Singer and McQuarrie's recent collaboration, the ending couldn't be more predictable.

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Author of 'Man of La Mancha,' dies at 94

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Dale Wasserman, author of the book for the Tony-winning musical "Man of La Mancha" as well as the stage adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," has died. He was 94.

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