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Taxi Jumps Curb, Strikes Light Pole, Injures 3

Posted: 05/29/2008 - A taxicab driving in reverse jumped a curb at busy crosswalk near Union Station Thursday, striking a light pole and at least two pedestrians during the Thursday morning rush, authorities said.

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In Miami, Spanish Is Becoming The Primary Language

Posted: 05/29/2008 - Melissa Green's mother spoke Spanish, but she never learned — her father forbid it. Today, that's a frequent problem in this city where the English-speaking population is outnumbered.

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Idaho Town Enjoying Mine Industry Resurgence

Posted: 05/29/2008 - Condos and a gondola have replaced giant smokestacks and piles of mine waste that used to greet visitors in this northern Idaho town as it turned to the ski industry for survival.

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Officials Probe Train Wrecks In Boston, Chicago

Posted: 05/29/2008 - Federal investigators arrived Thursday at the tracks outside Boston where two commuter trains collided and derailed during rush hour a day earlier, trapping and killing a train operator and injuring more than a dozen passengers.

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FDA Says Glaxo Drug Fails To Control Bleeding

Posted: 05/29/2008 - An experimental drug from GlaxoSmithKline does not significantly lower bleeding in patients with a rare blood disorder, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

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Gut Superbug Causing More Illnesses, Deaths

Posted: 05/29/2008 - The number of people hospitalized with a dangerous intestinal superbug has been growing by more than 10,000 cases a year, according to a new study.

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Officials Probe Train Wrecks In Boston, Chicago

Posted: 05/29/2008 - Federal investigators arrived Thursday at the tracks outside Boston where two commuter trains collided and derailed during rush hour a day earlier, trapping and killing a train operator and injuring more than a dozen passengers.

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Gay Rights Advocates Score In NY, CA

Posted: 05/29/2008 - Gay rights advocates had reason to celebrate on both coasts Thursday, with New York set to recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere and California preparing to begin issuing marriage licenses to gay couples on June 17.

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New DVD Releases include `Dirty Harry,' `Semi-Pro'

Posted: 05/29/2008 - Some old, new and funny films are out on video this week including Clint Eastwood and Will Ferrell. Some TV shows like Weeds and CHiPS are also hitting store shelves.

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Suicide Bomber Kills 16 in Northwestern Iraq

Posted: 05/29/2008 - A suicide bomber blew himself up Thursday in a crowd of police recruits in northwestern Iraq, killing at least 16 men and wounding 14 others, an official said.

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Oil Down Near $130 Ahead of US Inventory Report

Posted: 05/29/2008 - Oil prices fell Thursday ahead of a report expected to show U.S. inventories of crude and petroleum products grew last week. Prices remained volatile, though, buffeted about by threats against Nigerian oil facilities, worries about falling gasoline demand in the U.S. and a strengthening U.S. dollar.

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Treaty Seeks to Ban Cluster Bombs within 8 Years

Posted: 05/28/2008 - DUBLIN, Ireland - Diplomats from more than 100 nations agreed on a treaty Wednesday to ban current types of cluster bombs and require the destruction of stockpiles within eight years.

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White House Puzzled about Ex-Aide's Scathing Book

Posted: 05/28/2008 - WASHINGTON - Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan writes in a new memoir that President Bush relied on an aggressive "political propaganda campaign" instead of the truth to sell the Iraq war, and that the decision to invade pushed Bush's presidency "terribly off course.'

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Tenn. Woman who Spent Life in Iron Lung Dies at 61

Posted: 05/28/2008 - MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman who spent nearly 60 years of her life in an iron lung after being diagnosed with polio as a child died Wednesday after a power failure shut down the machine that kept her breathing, her family said.

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3 Shark Attacks have Mexico Resort Area in Panic

Posted: 05/28/2008 - ZIHUATANEJO, Mexico - No one could even remember a shark attack along this resort-studded stretch of Mexican coast popular with surfers and Hollywood's elite. Many of the large predators had been pulled from the ocean by fishermen. So when sharks attacked three surfers in less than a month, two fatally, it was unthinkable.

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After `Idol,' Television Audience Disperses

Posted: 05/28/2008 - NEW YORK - The 31.66 million people who watched the "American Idol" finale surely will be the largest audience gathered before a single TV show for several months.

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Ashlee Simpson Will Take The Wentz Name

Posted: 05/28/2008 - Ashlee Simpson is so over. The newlywed pop singer will go by Ashlee Wentz in private, and be professionally known as Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, according to a report posted Wednesday on People.com. The heretofore Simpson was married on May 17 to Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz.

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Stocks Rise after Durable Goods Data

Posted: 05/28/2008 - NEW YORK - Wall Street managed to finish an erratic session with a moderate gain Wednesday as investors found some comfort in upbeat data on durable goods orders.

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