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Flash Flood Inundates Wisconsin For Second Time

Posted: 06/10/2008 - For nearly a year, this tiny southwestern Wisconsin village has struggled to survive after a devastating flood. New rising waters may have sealed its fate.

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New Yorkers 0-for-3 For Presidential Bid

Posted: 06/10/2008 - In January 2008, Clinton and former New York Mayor Giuliani were seen as the clear front-runners of their respective parties. Waiting in the wings was Bloomberg, a Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent and billionaire mayor who seemed ready to bet a chunk of his personal fortune on a third-party bid. All three fell short.

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EU Summit Is Bush's First Stop In Europe

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Bush had a long list of trans-Atlantic issues on his plate — but none more pressing than Iran — for his last summit with the heads of the EU, held in the scenic countryside amid majestic mountain ranges in this Central European nation.

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South Korea Cabinet Turns In Resignations Over Imports

Posted: 06/10/2008 - South Korea's prime minister and the entire Cabinet offered their resignations to President Lee Myung-bak following widespread protests over the planned resumption of U.S. beef imports.

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Groups say They Will Sue over Polar Bears, Drilling

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Two conservation groups say they'll sue the government to protect polar bears from petroleum exploration and drilling off Alaska's court. The U.S. Interior Secretary says there's no scientific proof the development threatens the animals.

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Accused Operator in Spitzer Case to Plead Guilty

Posted: 06/09/2008 - 62-year old Mark Brener's attorney says his client has reached a plea deal, and will appear in federal court Thursday. Brener is accused of running the escort service used by former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer.

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Reporters Allowed at Private McCain Fundraisers

Posted: 06/09/2008 - GOP Presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain let reporters into three private fundraisers held Monday. For months, he'd kept such affairs off-limits to media with little or no explanation.

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Floodwaters in Wisconsin Break House in Half

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Too much rain forced the lake over its banks Monday night, devouring a road, and turning into a hungry river, eating away at the homes' foundations.

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Government Disputes $58 Billion Claim in Indian Trust Suit

Posted: 06/09/2008 - A group of American Indians is not entitled to a $58 billion claim against the United States - or anything close to that amount - over the mismanagement of century-old trust lands, government lawyers argued Monday.

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Iomega Shareholders Back $213M Sale to EMC

Posted: 06/09/2008 - EMC Corp. has won backing from Iomega Corp.'s shareholders to acquire the San Diego-based data storage company best known for the Zip drive. EMC intends to buy additional Iomega shares to achieve more than 90 percent support, and complete the acquisition in the next several business days without a vote by Iomega shareholders.

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Hunger in Ethiopia Now Spreading to Adults

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Ethiopia's hunger crisis is now touching a growing number of adults and older children. Due to poor rains and recent crop failures in southern Ethiopia, health workers are seeing more older people suffering from hunger.

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Some Retailers Give Vinyl Records a Spin

Posted: 06/09/2008 - A typo sends LP's not CD-DVD's to the Fred Meyer retail chThis spring, an employee intending to order a special CD-DVD edition of R.E.M.'s latest release "Accelerate" inadvertently entered the "LP" code instead. Soon boxes of the big, vinyl discs showed up at several stores. ain.

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23 Miners Reach Surface after Explosion in Ukraine

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Emergency workers on Monday rescued 23 miners found alive following a powerful explosion at a coal mine in Ukraine, but one miner was confirmed dead and 13 were missing, an official said.

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Dutch Government to Lift 25-Year Ban on Pit Bulls

Posted: 06/09/2008 - The Dutch government says it will lift a long-standing ban on pit bulls because it did not lead to any decrease in bite incidents. The country banned the breeding and possession of pit bulls in 1993, after three children were killed by the dogs.

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South Korea Lawmakers to US for Beef Talks

Posted: 06/09/2008 - South Korea's president dispatched officials to Washington on Monday to try to calm weeks of public uproar over fears of mad cow disease.

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Asian Markets Fall on Oil, US Worries

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Japan's Nikkei 225 index dropped 308.06, or 2.1 percent, to 14,181.38. Singapore's benchmark index closed down nearly 2 percent, while South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia and New Zealand stocks slid well over 1 percent.

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Huntington Mayor Opposes Raise for Himself

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Huntington Mayor David Felinton has vowed to veto a proposal to raise his pay by nearly $28,000 to $90,000. He currently earns about $62,000.

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First Lady Says She Admires Clinton's 'Grit and Strength'

Posted: 06/09/2008 - First lady Laura Bush said Monday she admired the "grit and strength" Hillary Rodham Clinton demonstrated in the Democratic Party's long, hard-fought primaries, but said she would want to see a Republican woman as president.

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Rapper Warren G Arrested on Drug-Related

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Police say Warren G,the 35-year-old rapper, was arrested early Sunday after being pulled over for a red light violation. Officer Karen Smith says marijuana was found in the vehicle.

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3 Homes Washed Away In Wis.; Midwest Rivers Swell

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Floodwaters washed away three houses and threatened dams in Wisconsin Monday as military crews joined desperate sandbagging operations to stop Indiana streams flooding to record levels.

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