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Britain's Brown Ponders Reality TV Offer

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Bruised at the ballot box and savaged by critics, Britain's beleaguered Prime Minister Gordon Brown plotted a political comeback Wednesday - armed with a raft of new policies and pondering a surprising proposal to become a reality television star.

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Coin Dealers Examining Gold Find Off Louisiana Coast

Posted: 05/14/2008 - A steamship that sank off the Louisiana coast during an 1846 storm has produced a trove of rare gold coins, including some produced at two largely forgotten U.S. Mints in the South, coin experts say.

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SEC charges Broadcom co-founders in stock options probe

Posted: 05/14/2008 - A civil complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission also charges former chief financial officer William J. Ruehle and general counsel David Dull. It seeks injunctions, unspecified monetary penalties as well as removing Samueli and Dull from their positions.

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Clinton to continue, regrets racial tension in contest

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The former first lady spoke to the major news networks in Washington as her campaign looked to parlay her lopsided victory in West Virginia into a last-ditch effort to persuade superdelegates to give her flagging candidacy another look.

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McCain's wife sells Sudan-related investments

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The sale on Wednesday came after The Associated Press questioned the investments in light of calls by John McCain, the likely Republican presidential nominee, for international financial sanctions against the Sudanese leadership.

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CBS network adds more comedy to its fall schedule

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The network said Wednesday it will air six comedies instead of four next fall. CBS has confined its comedies to Mondays in recent years, but will air Julia Louis-Dreyfus' "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and a new comedy with Jay Mohr as a recently divorced painter on Wednesdays.

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AP video shows China earthquake's first moments

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Exclusive footage shot by John Dkar, a Peruvian resident of Chengdu, and obtained by AP Television News shows the terrifying first moments of Monday's quake as he motorbiked with friends in the hills outside the city.

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Swiss man soars above Alps with jet-powered wing

Posted: 05/14/2008 - "This flight was absolutely excellent," the former fighter pilot and extreme sports enthusiast said after touching down on an airfield near the eastern shore of Lake Geneva.

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Divers Find Caesar bust That May Date to 46 B.C.

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Divers trained in archaeology discovered a marble bust of an aging Caesar in the Rhone River that France's Culture Ministry said Tuesday could be the oldest known.

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Anonymous Rape Tests are Going Nationwide

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Starting next year across the country, rape victims too afraid or too ashamed to go to police can undergo an emergency-room forensic rape exam, and the evidence gathered will be kept on file in a sealed envelope in case they decide to press charges.

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Analysis: Maybe Obama Should Worry

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Barack Obama is in hot pursuit of general election voters, hoping America won't notice he got his head handed to him in West Virginia. The Illinois senator virtually pretended the primary didn't happen Tuesday, with no election night speech or any public appearance at all after the polls closed and gave Hillary Rodham Clinton a more than 2-1 victory even though her candidacy is likely doomed.

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Violence in Mexico Spills Across US Border

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Three Mexican police chiefs have requested political asylum in the U.S. as violence escalates in the Mexican drug wars and spills across the U.S. border, a top Homeland Security official told The Associated Press.

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AP Television News Video Shows Quake's 1st Moments

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The moment that a devastating earthquake struck central China, the hills surrounding the city of Chengdu shook, people ran outside in confused panic, and a thick, white cloud of dust enveloped a mountain reserve.

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Heavy Rains Head Toward Cyclone-Devastated Myanmar

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Heavy rains and another potentially powerful storm headed toward Myanmar's cyclone-devastated delta on Wednesday. The U.N. warned that inadequate relief efforts could lead to a second wave of deaths among the estimated 2 million survivors. The International Red Cross said in a new estimate that the death toll already may be between 68,833 and 127,990.

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Clinton's W.Va. Rout Doesn't Slow Obama

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Even after Clinton wins more than two-thirds of the vote in the West Virginia primary Tuesday, Sen. Obama picks up two more superdelegates. The Illinois Senator is now 141 delegates shy of clinching the nomination and leads Clinton by 168.

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Ten Year Old Takes LA College By Storm

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Moshe Kai Cavalin is only 10 years old. And at 4-foot-7, his shoes don't quite touch the floor, but he's a college sophomore and cramming for final exams at East Los Angeles college.

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Arson Arrest Made In String of FL Wildfires

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Authorities in a Florida town where at least 40 homes have been gutted by wildfires have arrested a man they believe may have sparked the blazes.

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80 Killed By Series of Blasts In Western India

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Police imposed a daylong curfew in the western Indian city of Jaipur on Wednesday to prevent any retaliatory violence after a series of blasts in crowded areas left at least 80 people dead.

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