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Aruba police pursue new evidence in Holloway case

Updated: 11/18/2008 - SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A new witness has come forward in the 2005 disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba, and prosecutors said Tuesday they are seeking more evidence against the only remaining suspect.

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Stevens falls further behind in Alaska Senate race

Updated: 11/18/2008 - ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens dropped further behind Democrat Mark Begich in his re-election bid Tuesday as the convicted felon's 85th birthday became a grueling wait that could determine whether his decades-long hold on power is over.

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Holder is Obama's top choice for attorney general

Updated: 11/18/2008 - WASHINGTON – Eric Holder, formerly second in charge at the Justice Department, is President-elect Barack Obama's top choice to become attorney general, an Obama official and people close to the matter said Tuesday. Holder's selection would mark Obama's first step toward filling his Cabinet, and he would become the nation's first black attorney general if confirmed by the Senate.

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Big 3 carmakers beg for $25B, warn of catastrophe

Updated: 11/18/2008 - WASHINGTON – Detroit's Big Three automakers pleaded with a reluctant Congress Tuesday for a $25 billion lifeline to save the once-proud titans of U.S. industry, pointedly warning of a national economic catastrophe should they collapse. Millions of layoffs would follow their demise, they said, as damaging effects rippled across an already-faltering economy.

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School District to Randomly Drug Test Students

Updated: 11/19/2008 - USD 379 Clay County will consider a recommendation to hire a company that specializes in random drug testing of students. All students participating in extracurricular activities would be required to sign a consent form for the testing.

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Several Persons Of Interest In Shooting

Updated: 11/18/2008 - 18 year-old Caylee Longstaff suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot in the lower back early Tuesday morning.

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15 Year Old Charged With Murder

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Topeka Capital Journal reports 15-year-old Sylk Je'non, who was taken into custody last month for questioning, has now been charged in the slaying. 3-year-old Trevonte Williams was shot in the head October 17th in the Cathedral Square Apartment building, he died a day later.

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Boy Describes Finding Dead Dad In Video

Updated: 11/19/2008 - An 8-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting his father and another man is shown in a video calmly telling law enforcement officers that he found the men lying in his home after returning from school on the day of the shootings.

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Emergency Personnel Meet For Training

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Emergency workers from a 23 county area met in Topeka for an Incident Command and Management Training exercise.

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Pirates Hijack Oil Tanker In Brazen Attack

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Somali pirates hijacked a supertanker hundreds of miles off the Horn of Africa, seizing the Saudi-owned ship loaded with crude and its 25-member crew, the U.S. Navy said Monday.

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Hijacked Saudi oil tanker anchors off Somalia

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Pirates who seized a Saudi supertanker loaded with $100 million in crude anchored the ship within sight of impoverished Somali fishing villages Tuesday, while other bandits took control of an Iranian cargo ship - the seventh vessel hijacked in 12 days.

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Wal-Mart truck used to smuggle immigrants

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Four illegal immigrants were found in the back of a Wal-Mart truck, and the driver and two alleged accomplices were accused of trying to smuggle them through a Border Patrol checkpoint.

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Spitzer prostitute sits down for TV interview

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The prostitute at the center of the salacious scandal that brought down former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer and generated national headlines is going to dish on her life as a pricey escort.

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Neb. lawmakers begin debating safe-haven age limit

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Nebraska lawmakers appeared Tuesday to be leaning toward tightening the state's safe-haven law by setting an age limit of either one month or one year for children who may be legally abandoned by parents or guardians.

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Pickens' wife proposes way to save wild horses

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The wife of Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens says she'll create a refuge for wild horses, after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced it was considering euthanizing some of the animals.

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NYPD opens new counterterrorism nerve center

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The setting could pass for a high-tech trading floor: men in dark suits, sitting at tiered banks of desks, studying a steady stream of video and data on floor-to-ceiling monitors.

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Palin Faces Challenges Back In Alaska

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Gov. Sarah Palin, heralded by some conservatives as the future of the Republican Party, faces some cold political realities in present-day Alaska.

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50% More U.S. Kids Went Hungry In 2007

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Some 691,000 children went hungry in America sometime in 2007, while close to one in eight Americans struggled to feed themselves adequately even before this year's sharp economic downturn, the Agriculture Department reported Monday.

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City Threatens Blind Woman Over Unpaid 1-cent Bill

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A 74-year-old blind woman was shocked when her daughter found a letter from the city saying a lien would be placed on her home unless she paid an overdue water bill.

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Schwarzenegger opens climate change summit

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger opened his climate change summit on Tuesday by telling attendees from around the world that they can balance environmental protection with economic growth.

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Woman Shot in Back

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Authorities need your help finding suspects in an early Tuesday morning shooting. The woman was driving alone when shots were fired at her vehicle.

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Attorney Dismisses Claim About ex-AG's Mistress

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A lawyer for former Attorney General Paul Morrison is dismissing as ``absurd'' a claim that a woman having an extramarital affair with Morrison influenced him to file charges against Dr. George Tiller.

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