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Gunman Opens Fire At Arkansas Wedding

Posted: 05/26/2008 - An apparent stranger shot the bride, groom and two other people at an outdoor wedding in rural Arkansas, then was arrested after being chased by outraged guests, a sheriff's official said Sunday.

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Young Helicopter Crash Victim's Body Found

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Divers have found a 9-year-old boy who had been missing after a helicopter carrying him and four others crashed into the water at the Lake of the Ozarks.

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Sen. Ted Kennedy Races in Wake of Brain Tumor Diagnosis

Posted: 05/26/2008 - One week after being diagnosed with a brain tumor, Sen. Ted Kennedy took the helm of his sailboat in a race from Nantucket to Hyannis Port, Mass. His treatments could start as early as this week.

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Governor: Parkersburg, IA Scene "Overwhelming"

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Half of the small town of Parkersburg, IA is in ruins or heavily damaged in the wake of a Sunday tornado. Six people died in Iowa. A seventh victim, a 2-year old, died in violent weather near St. Paul, MN.

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Clinton, Obama court Puerto Rican voters

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama took their campaigns to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on Saturday in an effort to woo voters before the June 1 primary.

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U.N.: Russian jet downed Georgia spy drone

Posted: 05/26/2008 - The United Nations observer mission in Georgia on Monday concluded that the plane that shot down an unmanned Georgian reconnaissance aircraft last month belonged to the Russian military.

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Sky-diver postpones free fall to Earth

Posted: 05/26/2008 - A French sky-diver Monday postponed his historic quest to break four world records in one by making a 40-kilometer free fall jump from the Earth's stratosphere.

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Sri Lanka: Bomb blast kills nine, injures 72

Posted: 05/26/2008 - A bomb exploded on a crowded commuter train in a southern suburb of Sri Lanka's capital Monday, killing nine people and wounding at least 72 others, police said.

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Lebanon's new leader to form unity cabinet

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Military bands and an honor guard salute greeted President Michel Suleiman on Monday as he entered Lebanon's presidential palace to begin the monumental task of uniting a wounded nation and reconciling its rival political factions.

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Jason Mraz has a recipe for you

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Don't get Jason Mraz talking about his avocado farm. You'll never get around to speaking about his music.

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French film wins Cannes' top prize

Posted: 05/26/2008 - The French film "The Class," a frank tale about classroom life using real students and teachers at a junior high school, won top honors Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Bush Pays Tribute to Troops at Arlington

Posted: 05/26/2008 - President Bush paid a visit to Arlington National Cemetery Sunday, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Bush called the visit a reminder of the cost of freedom.

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China ready to dynamite 'quake lake'

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Chinese military engineers are prepared to dynamite a potentially dangerous "quake lake" created when landslides dammed a river after this month's earthquake in which more than 65,000 people were killed, state-run media reported Monday.

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Paying respects at Arlington's Section 60

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Most tourists keep to other paths at the cemetery, visiting the Tomb of the Unknowns or President John F. Kennedy's gravesite. However, especially on Memorial Day weekend, relatives and friends pay their respects at the graves in Section 60.

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Inspiration for 'Family Circus' Mommy dies

Posted: 05/26/2008 - PHOENIX, Arizona (AP) -- Thelma Keane, the inspiration for the Mommy character in the long-running "Family Circus" comic created by her husband, Bil Keane, has died. She was 82.

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Midwest tornadoes kill 7, including toddler

Updated: 05/26/2008 - Seven people died in tornadoes that blew through the Midwestern United States on Sunday, with six reported dead in Iowa and a toddler in Minnesota, authorities said Monday.

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Mars lander sends photos from Red Planet's arctic

Posted: 05/26/2008 - NASA's Mars Phoenix Lander began sending photos of the planet's surface on the first day of its three-month mission "to taste and sniff the northern polar site's soil and ice," the space agency said.

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TV's "Laugh In" Comic, Dick Martin, Dies At 86

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Dick Martin, the zany half of the comedy team whose "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" took television by storm in the 1960s, making stars of Goldie Hawn and Lily Tomlin and creating such national catch-phrases as "Sock it to me!" has died. He was 86.

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China Fights Flood Threat In Earthquake Zone

Posted: 05/26/2008 - China grappled with backed-up rivers and reservoirs in danger of collapse, along with looming storms that threatened Monday to compound damage from the country's worst earthquake in three decades.

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