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Kansas Patrol Chase Policy More Lenient Than Others

Updated: 11/23/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol's chase policy does not distinguish between chases involving traffic violators and those suspected of violent crimes, such as murder or rape.

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Fuel from food? The feast is over

Updated: 11/23/2008 - In future years we may look back at the Great Mexican Tortilla Crisis of 2006 as the time when ethanol lost its vroom.

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Official: Russians want to search for oil off Cuba

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Russian oil companies could soon begin searching for oil in deep Gulf of Mexico waters off Cuba, a top diplomat said just days before Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits the island.

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The lessons of the 1979 Chrysler loan guarantee

Updated: 11/23/2008 - When Chrysler teetered on the brink of bankruptcy in 1979, the automaker spent months building support for a $1.5 billion loan guarantee that helped save the company and tens of thousands of jobs.

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Obituaries in the news

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Augustus "Gus" Barber, a former meat cutter who built a frozen-food business that provided jobs to thousands of immigrants, died Friday. He was 87.

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China rejects UN report on torture as 'untrue'

Updated: 11/23/2008 - The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a U.N. panel's report alleging that police in China used torture, calling the accusations "untrue and slanderous" and saying some panel members were prejudiced against Beijing.

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High turnout in key election test for Chavez

Updated: 11/23/2008 - President Hugo Chavez sought to hold on to his dominance in state and municipal elections Sunday, facing an opposition aiming to win back power in key states and cities.

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Oprah, Leno, Letterman: What's Palin to do next?

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Sarah Palin is juggling offers to write books, appear in films and sit on dozens of interview couches at a rate astonishing for most Hollywood stars, let alone a first-term governor.

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Ga. school superintendent files for bankruptcy

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Only months after winning and giving away $1 million on a television game show, state Schools Superintendent Kathy Cox and her husband have filed for bankruptcy.

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MTV holds its first African music awards

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Two Nigerian singers won top awards Saturday as MTV held its first-ever music award program for Africa, with acts from across the world's poorest continent being nominated for prizes.

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Astronauts try to work out kinks in urine machine

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Astronauts hope they have a solution for getting a pivotal piece of equipment working so it can convert urine and sweat into drinkable water and allow the international space station to grow to six crew members.

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Ga. school superintendent files for bankruptcy

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Only months after winning and giving away $1 million on a television game show, state Schools Superintendent Kathy Cox and her husband have filed for bankruptcy.

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International Emmys to honor "Law & Order" creator

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Producer Dick Wolf is receiving a special honor at the 36th International Emmy Awards for extending the long arm of his "Law & Order" franchise into almost every corner of the globe.

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Official: Richardson to be commerce secretary

Updated: 11/23/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama has chosen New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson to be commerce secretary, adding a prominent Hispanic and one-time Democratic rival to his expanding Cabinet.

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`Twilight' sucks up $70.5M in debut

Updated: 11/23/2008 - The vampire romance "Twilight" has drained the box office in its opening weekend with ticket sales totaling $70.5 million.

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Medical aid resumes behind Congolese rebel lines

Updated: 11/23/2008 - The distribution of medical aid to 40,000 people trapped behind a rapidly changing front line in eastern Congo has resumed after last week's territory grab by the rebels, an aid group said Sunday.

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Vatican: Beatles music better than today's songs

Updated: 11/23/2008 - Vatican media are praising the Beatles' musical legacy and sounding philosophical about John Lennon's boast that the British band was more popular than Jesus.

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Father appalled by virtual audience to son's death

Updated: 11/23/2008 - The father of a college student whose suicide was broadcast live over a webcam said Saturday he was appalled by the virtual audience that egged on his son and called for tougher regulation of Internet sites.

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Bush: Global economy will emerge in better shape

Updated: 11/23/2008 - President George W. Bush, wrapping up his final summit with world leaders on Sunday, offered a message of hope that despite the worst economic crisis in decades, the global economy will emerge in better shape.

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Obama aide promotes job plan, warns automakers

Updated: 11/23/2008 - The market's positive reaction to President-elect Barack Obama's choice of treasury secretary was gratifying, a top Obama adviser said Sunday, and set the stage for a massive economic aid plan in January.

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NY Firefighter Killed In Blaze

Updated: 11/23/2008 - An experienced firefighter stretching a hose to a home's burning attic was killed early Sunday when a ceiling collapsed, throwing him to the floor and knocking off his helmet and oxygen mask.

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