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Suspected US Missile Strike Reported in Pakistan

Posted: 10/09/2008 - A suspected U.S. missile strike targeted two areas in a Pakistani tribal region near the Afghanistan border on Thursday, killing at least nine people, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

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1 in 4 US Teen Girls Got Cervical Cancer Shot

Posted: 10/09/2008 - One in four teen girls have rolled up their sleeves for the relatively new vaccine against cervical cancer, federal health officials said Thursday.

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Obama Calls McCain Mortgage Plan Ill-Advised

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama told a campaign audience Thursday that Republican John McCain's mortgage buyout plan would cost taxpayers billions of dollars and reward bad behavior by lenders.

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N. Korea to Restart Atomic Facility

Posted: 10/09/2008 - North Korea moved closer Thursday to relaunching its nuclear arms program, announcing that it wants to reactivate the facility that produced its atomic bomb and banning U.N. inspectors from the site.

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Dow Plunges More Than 660; Below 9,000

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Stocks plunged in the final minutes of trading Thursday, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 600 points after a major credit ratings agency said it was considering cutting its rating on GM

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Traders Look for Direction on Oil Market

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Oil prices looked for direction Thursday as traders weighed fears that a looming world recession will crimp demand against speculation that OPEC may cut output to keep prices from falling too far.

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Wall Street Opens Higher a Day after Heavy Selling

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Stocks opened higher Thursday after IBM Corp. affirmed its profit forecast and investors hoped the government might take ownership stakes in banks to help stabilize the financial industry.

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10,000 Chinese Children Still Sick From Milk

Posted: 10/09/2008 - More than 10,000 children remained hospitalized after being sickened in China's tainted milk scandal, eight of whom were in serious condition, officials said.

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NRA Backs McCain

Posted: 10/09/2008 - The National Rifle Association is endorsing Republican presidential nominee John McCain despite differences with the Arizona senator on gun-show rules and campaign finance restrictions.

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Hugh Hefner Opens Up About Holly Madison Breakup

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Hugh Hefner is down a girlfriend. Hefner and Holly Madison, one of E!'s "The Girls Next Door," are no longer dating. Hefner said he's been "down in the dumps" about the split.

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Father of Slain Teen's Unborn Child on Trial

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Elgin "Ray Ray'' Robinson Jr. could face the death penalty if convicted of killing Chelsea Brooks, who was nine months pregnant when she died in June 2006. Robinson denies that he arranged Chelsea's killing.

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Stem Cells From Testicles An Option To Embryos

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Cells taken from men's testicles seem as versatile as the stem cells derived from embryos, researchers reported Wednesday in what may be yet another new approach in a burgeoning scientific field.

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A Fey-Palin Comedy Summit? Stay Tuned

Posted: 10/09/2008 - It seems like the inevitable comedic summit of this fall's presidential campaign: the real Sarah Palin coming on "Saturday Night Live" to meet her look-alike impersonator, Tina Fey.

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Gov't Ponders Ownership Stake in Banks

Posted: 10/09/2008 - News that the Bush administration is considering taking ownership stakes in a number of U.S. banks helped restore a relative calm over global financial markets Thursday.

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Jobless Claims Drop from 7-year Hgh

Posted: 10/09/2008 - The government says new applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week from a seven-year high, though claims remain at elevated levels due to the struggling economy.

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Nebraska Safe-Haven Law Has Unintended Effects

Posted: 10/09/2008 - More than a dozen children have been abandoned under Nebraska’s unique safe-haven law, which allows children as old as 18 to be abandoned without fear of prosecution. But the case of a 14-year-old girl from Iowa has stoked fears of an influx of unwanted out-of-state children.

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Sony, Microsoft Virtual Communities To Start

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Video game rivals Sony and Microsoft are going head-to-head in virtual worlds for their home consoles later this year. Both companies announced their services, which use graphic images that represent players called "avatars," Thursday at the Tokyo Game Show.

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Microsoft Tries For Slice Of Japan Game Market

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Microsoft Corp. will be releasing games developed by top Japanese designers for its Xbox 360 console, a senior executive said Thursday, the latest effort by the U.S. software maker to make inroads in a market where it has long struggled.

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Nobel Literature: Will An American Win After All?

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Most years the big questions preceding the Nobel Prize in literature are, will it be a man or woman, poet or novelist? Ahead of Thursday's announcement of the 2008 award, it's whether the winner will be an American.

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