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Clues suggest homegrown terrorists in India attack

Updated: 11/27/2008 - The attack on India's financial capital bears all the trademarks of al-Qaida - simultaneous assaults meant to kill scores of Westerners in iconic buildings - but clues so far point to homegrown Indian terrorists, global intelligence officials said Thursday.

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Mumbai gunmen besiege hotels, kill 119 in 2 days

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Indian commandoes fought Thursday to wrest control of two luxury hotels and a Jewish center from suspected Muslim militants, a day after a chain of attacks across Mumbai left at least 119 people dead and the city shellshocked.

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Police: Tip led to arrest of Reno rapist suspect

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Early in their investigation into the kidnapping and slaying of a young college woman, Reno police were convinced the suspect they described as a serial rapist was a chameleon who blended in with a community grieving the loss of Brianna Denison.

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Atlantic hurricane season blows away records

Updated: 11/27/2008 - 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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Gay icon's life yields lessons after 30 years

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Early this month, when it looked like same-sex marriage was on the rocks in California, gay rights activists summed up their angst about the upcoming Proposition 8 vote with four wistful words: What would Harvey do?

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Jury convicts mom of lesser charges in online hoax

Updated: 11/27/2008 - A Missouri mother on trial in a landmark cyberbullying case was convicted Wednesday of only three minor offenses for her role in a mean-spirited Internet hoax that apparently drove a 13-year-old girl to suicide. The federal jury could not reach a verdict on the main charge against 49-year-old Lori Drew - conspiracy - and rejected three other felony counts of accessing computers without authorization to inflict emotional harm.

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Police nab suspect in anchor's death, seek answers

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Police for weeks had neither a suspect nor a motive in the beating death of a popular television anchorwoman. A suspect is now in custody, but many questions remain unanswered.

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Airbus with 7 on board crashes off French coast

Updated: 11/27/2008 - An Airbus A320 passenger plane crashed off France's southern coast during a maintenance flight Thursday, killing at least two of seven people on board, authorities said.

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Thai leader orders protesters ousted from airports

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Protesters occupying Bangkok's two airports braced for a raid Thursday night after Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat declared a limited state of emergency authorizing police to take back the terminals.

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Huge crowds cheer NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Val Bonner planned for a decade to attend the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on her 50th birthday, and this year she got her wish Thursday, joining throngs of holiday revelers in Manhattan cheering the giant balloons and thousands of marchers.

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Iraqi parliament OKs US troops for 3 more years

Updated: 11/27/2008 - The long, costly story of American military involvement in Iraq moved closer to an end Thursday when Iraq's parliament approved a pact that requires all troops to be out in three years, marking the first clear timetable for a U.S. exit since the 2003 invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein.

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Mumbai gunmen besiege hotels, kill 119 in 2 days

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Indian commandoes fought Thursday to wrest control of two luxury hotels and a Jewish center from suspected Muslim militants, a day after a chain of attacks across Mumbai left at least 119 people dead and the city shellshocked.

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Economy Keeps More Americans Home For Thanksgiving

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Scott Fuchs will spend Thanksgiving with his family in Florida like he's done for 20 years or so. But like thousands of other Americans, his brother is staying home - travel isn't possible after he was laid off from his job in Maryland.

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Atlantic Hurricane Season Blows Away Records

Updated: 11/27/2008 - 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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Calls For National Infant Formula Recall Spread

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Disclosure that laboratory tests have detected traces of contamination in several major brands of infant formula generated concern and confusion Wednesday.

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Police Nab Suspect In Anchor's Death, Seek Answers

Updated: 11/27/2008 - Police for weeks had neither a suspect nor a motive in the beating death of a popular television anchorwoman. A suspect is now in custody, but many questions remain unanswered.

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104 Killed As Gunmen Rampage In India City

Updated: 11/27/2008 - A trickle of bodies and hostages emerged from a luxury hotel Thursday as Indian commandoes tried to free people trapped by suspected Muslim militants who attacked at least 10 targets in India's financial capital of Mumbai, killing 104 people.

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More Tips on How to Avoid Scammers During the Holidays

Updated: 11/27/2008 - The Attorney General's Office is offering some tips on how to avoid scammers during the holidays. They are advising people to always be aware, be smart, and follow your instincts.

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Topeka Thanksgiving Community Dinner Nearing

Updated: 11/26/2008 - The Topeka Community Thanksgiving Dinner volunteers have a busy day Thursday. Crews putting the final touches on the feast will report to work at six o'clock Thursday morning.

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Butterball Hotline Available For Thanksgiving Dinner Help

Updated: 11/26/2008 - For those needing help for Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, the Butterball Turkey Hotline is there. The operators based in Naperville, Illinois were already busy answering questions Wednesday from still-frozen turkeys to cleaning the bird.

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