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AP Exclusive: FBI file details Knievel's dark sid

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Evel Knievel never denied his scrapes with the law - the late motorcycle daredevil often reveled in them. But even he objected to a 1970s FBI investigation of whether he was involved in a string of beatings.

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Denny Hamlin taken to Hospital after Hard Wreck

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Denny Hamlin was held Sunday night at a Birmingham hospital Sunday for further evaluation after a tire failure led to a hard crash at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Photographer Says It's Not All Black And White

Updated: 10/06/2008 - Maxine Bermudez combines a simple camera for complicated and beautiful results. One of the featured artists at the Aaron Douglass Art Fair, Maxine dove in to the industry after taking a few classes at Washburn University, just for fun.

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Mustache Institute Seeks Best 'Stache

Posted: 10/06/2008 - The American Mustache Institute is looking for the country's best 'stache. The St. Louis-based tongue-in-cheek group on Monday opened voting for its ``Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year'' award, naming 16 finalists.

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Northern California Bus Crash Leaves 10 Dead

Posted: 10/06/2008 - A casino-bound charter bus with an invalid license plate drifted off the road and then swerved back, sending it tumbling into a ditch and ejecting passengers as it rolled, police said. Ten people were killed and dozens injured.

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Top Court Stays Out of DVR Patent Fight

Updated: 10/06/2008 - The Supreme Court is refusing to disturb a $74 million judgment against Dish Network Corp. for violating a patent held by TiVo Inc. involving digital video recorders.

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Dow Falls Below 10,000

Updated: 10/06/2008 - Wall Street is shaky after the $700 billion bailout package. The Dow fell below 10,000 in trading early Monday.

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Europe Governments Scramble To Protect Deposits

Posted: 10/06/2008 - European governments struggled to find a coordinated approach to the crisis sweeping financial markets, as Denmark became the latest country to guarantee bank deposits, putting more pressure on Britain and other countries to follow.

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Palin Criticizes Obama's Ties To Wright, Ayers

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is criticizing Barack Obama's ties to his incendiary former pastor and a 1960s-era radical. In an interview in The New York Times published Monday, Palin spoke about Obama's relationship with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who made anti-American comments even though John McCain had said talk of Wright was off limits.

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Jump Seen In Staph-Linked Flu Deaths In Kids

Posted: 10/06/2008 - More children have died from flu because they also had staph infections, according to a new government report that urges parents to have their kids get the flu shot.

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Three Share Nobel Prize For Work On AIDS And Cancer

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Three European scientists shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for separate discoveries of viruses that cause AIDS and cervical cancer, breakthroughs that helped doctors fight the deadly diseases.

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Wall Street Tumbles Amid Global Sell-off

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Wall Street is down sharply in early trading, with the Dow Jones industrials down more than 200 points amid steep declines in global markets around the world. Investors are worried the credit crisis is spreading.

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Treasury And Fed Pledge Rapid Response To Crisis

Posted: 10/06/2008 - The president's top economic advisers are pledging to work with their counterparts around the world to restore confidence and stability to financial markets.

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Strong Earthquake Jolts Tibet, Killing 30

Posted: 10/06/2008 - China's official Xinhua News Agency says 30 people are dead after an earthquake struck Tibet. The news agency said Monday a magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit a county near Tibet's capital Lhasa.

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European, Asian Markets Plunge On Market Fears

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Asian and European stock markets plunged Monday as government bank bailouts in the U.S. and Europe failed to alleviate fears that the global financial crisis would depress world economic growth.

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EBay to Cut 1,000 Jobs, Will Buy Bill Me Later

Posted: 10/06/2008 - EBay Inc. said on Monday it will cut about 1,000 employees, reducing its work force by about 10 percent. The online auction site also said it will get rid of several hundred temporary workers and reduce open positions.

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Eli Lilly Arees to Buy ImClone for Over $6B

Posted: 10/06/2008 - The drugmaker Eli Lilly & Co. says it has agreed to buy biotechnology company ImClone Systems Inc. for more than $6 billion in a deal that would expand its pipeline of cancer treatments.

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European Cuntries Ramp Up Deposit Protection

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Nordic countries Denmark and Sweden moved Monday to bolster protection of bank accounts as stock exchanges across Europe opened lower and central banks pumped more money to cash-starved banks.

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Wall Street Set to Follow Global Sell-off

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Financial markets around the world had a rocky start Monday after European governments took steps to limit the damage from the growing global financial crisis. U.S. stocks looked to have a steep drop at the opening, and the credit markets remained under strain.

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Miley Cyrus Celebrates Sweet 16 at Disneyland

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Miley Cyrus' 16th birthday party was more boisterous than sweet. Cyrus celebrated the hallmark birthday at an over-the-top Disneyland celebration Sunday — even though she doesn't actually turn 16 until Nov. 23.

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Asian Markets Plunge on Fears Crisis is Spreading

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Asian stock markets plunged Monday as government bank bailouts in the U.S. and Europe failed to alleviate fears of a global financial crisis that would depress world economic growth.

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Oil Falls Below $90 As Financial Turmoil Spreads

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Oil prices fell to an 8-month low below $90 a barrel on speculation that the spreading financial crisis will exacerbate a global economic slowdown and cut demand for crude oil.

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