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Mumbai Terror Rage Ends After 60 Hours, 195 Dead

Updated: 11/29/2008 - A 60-hour terror rampage across India's financial capital ended Saturday when commandos killed the last three gunmen holed up in a luxury hotel engulfed in flames. At least 195 people died.

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A President Named Obama Changes The Name Game

Updated: 11/29/2008 - Zenas Ackah has heard it all his life: What kind of name is that? You must not be from here. You must be foreign. Actually, no. Born in the United States, the 22-year-old college senior with the Greek first name and the Ghanian last name grew up in Philadelphia.

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Holiday icon fights slowdown by 'tweeting,' texting

Updated: 01/14/2010 - LOGANVILLE, Georgia (CNN) -- Jerrye Lail's heart attack took her by surprise, but when overwhelming medical bills forced her and her husband, Dan, to ask for help from the Salvation Army, that was a real stunner.

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Native Americans still fighting ignorance at Plimoth

Updated: 01/14/2010 - PLIMOTH PLANTATION, Massachusetts (CNN) -- Modern-day pilgrims to Plimoth Plantation have much curiosity about life in the re-creation of an English village from the 1600s and a Native American homesite. But some of the thousands of people who visit daily to get a glimpse of how the first colonials existed and created the Thanksgiving tradition bring with them misconceptions about the Native people.

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Junk-bond king among those seeking Bush pardon

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – Some high-profile convicts past and present are among more than 2,000 people asking President George W. Bush to pardon them or commute their prison sentences before he leaves office.

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Sought: Wal-Mart shoppers who trampled NY worker

Updated: 01/14/2010 - NEW YORK – Police were reviewing video from surveillance cameras in an attempt to identify who trampled to death a Wal-Mart worker after a crowd of post-Thanksgiving shoppers burst through the doors at a suburban store and knocked him down.

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Witnesses: Fatal shooting followed toy store brawl

Updated: 01/14/2010 - PALM DESERT, Calif. – The shooting occurred in a crowded toy store on the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but authorities say it wasn't related to the bargain-hunting frenzy. Instead, two men pulled guns and killed each other after the women with them erupted into a bloody brawl, witnesses said.

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FDA sets melamine standard for baby formula

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – Two months ago, federal food regulators said they were unable to set a safety threshold for the industrial chemical melamine in baby formula. Now, however, they found a way to settle on a standard that allows for higher levels than those found in U.S.-made batches of the product.

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OPEC ends Cairo meeting without new output cuts

Updated: 01/14/2010 - CAIRO, Egypt – OPEC ended a hastily convened meeting in Cairo Saturday without announcing new output cuts, despite the steep drop in crude prices and the threat it poses to member governments' national budgets.

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Bush: US stands behind India in wake of attacks

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush on Saturday pledged full U.S. support to India as it investigates the deadly terrorist attacks in Mumbai, saying the killers "will not have the final word."

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Mumbai terror rage ends after 60 hours, 195 dead

Updated: 01/14/2010 - MUMBAI, India – A 60-hour terror rampage across India's financial capital ended Saturday when commandos killed the last three gunmen holed up in a luxury hotel engulfed in flames. At least 195 people died.

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Optimist Club Sell Trees to Help Others

Updated: 11/28/2008 - If you are looking for a Christmas Tree the season, the Southwest Optimist Club kicked off their annual christmas tree sales fundraiser on Friday.

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Saint Nick Visits Holton

Updated: 11/28/2008 - The big jolly man posed for pictures at the Jackson County Courthouse for the annual "Holiday in Holton" celebration. A lighting ceremony was held, along with hayrack rides and a soup supper.

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Canada's opposition parties may topple government

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Opposition parties said Friday they may seek to topple Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government and form a ruling coalition, charging that the Conservatives haven't done enough to rescue Canada from the global economic crisis.

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US military deaths in Afghanistan region at 556

Updated: 11/28/2008 - As of Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at least 556 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Defense Department. The department last updated its figures Friday at 10 a.m. EST.

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Guyana to close Net cafes that offer cheap calls

Updated: 11/28/2008 - The South American country of Guyana plans to close hundreds of Internet cafes that it accuses of bypassing the telephone company system to offer cheap international calls.

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Police: Suspect Linked To TV Anchor Slay

Updated: 11/28/2008 - Police said Friday they talked to the suspect in the slaying of a TV anchorwoman before his arrest this week and gathered physical evidence they say links him to the slaying.

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Space experts offer anti-asteroid plan

Updated: 11/28/2008 - It is disaster planning on a galactic scale: Space experts want to come up with a contingency plan on what to do in case a killer asteroid collides with Earth.

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