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Judge tells jury to deliberate in fen-phen trial

Posted: 07/02/2008 - A federal judge told deadlocked jurors to go back and deliberate again for the seventh day Wednesday as the possibility of a mistrial loomed in the case of two lawyers charged with defrauding their clients out of $65 million in a diet-drug settlement.

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Cement-Truck Drivers Strike in New York City

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Hundreds of cement-truck drivers went on strike days before the Fourth of July holiday weekend, disrupting some of the largest construction projects in the city including the World Trade Center site.

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Animal Groups Out to Fetch Part of Helmsley Estate

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Animal welfare groups are set to try to fetch some of Leona Helmsley's vast fortune. At least two groups are eyeing the hotel queen's estate - estimated to be up to $8 billion - following a report Helmsley wanted her fortune to go to the dogs.

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Actors' Union, Theater Producers Reach Agreement

Posted: 07/02/2008 - The actors' union and Broadway theater producers have reached a tentative agreement for a new 39-month contract that covers Broadway shows and touring productions.

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More Big Sur Evacuations After Wildfire Jumps Line

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Authorities urge more residents of Big Sur to evacuate due to a wildfire that has been burning for more than a week. The fire is believed to have been started by lightning and has destroyed 16 homes already.

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McCain Denies Roughing Up a Sandinista

Posted: 07/02/2008 - GOP presidential candidate denies reports that he roughed up an associate of the Nicaraaguan president in 1987. A Republican Senator told a newspaper he saw McCain grab the man by his collar and lift him. McCain made several trips to the region at the time as co-chair of a Senate group.

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2 Men Charged in Killings of 4 at California Home

Posted: 07/02/2008 - A man and his friend have been charged with stabbing and beating the man's ex-wife, her two children and her relative, a NASA scientist, before setting fire to a Mojave Desert home to cover up the crime.

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Calif's Hands-Free Cell Law for Drivers in Effect

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Millions of California motorists have had to put down their cell phones or risk a ticket as a new law takes effect requiring hands-free devices for those behind the wheel.

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California Mayor Takes Step Toward Governor's Race

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Mayor Gavin Newsom has taken his first public step toward seeking higher office, filing papers to form an exploratory committee for a potential gubernatorial bid in 2010.

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Pentagon to Unveil New Waiver Process for Recruits

Posted: 07/02/2008 - The Pentagon has revised its policy for recruits who must get waivers for past bad behavior, but officials stopped short of eliminating waiver requirements for petty crimes, The Associated Press has learned.

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Jail Guards Investigated in Maryland Inmate's Death

Posted: 07/02/2008 - A man arrested in the hit-and-run death of a police officer was found strangled in his cell, and investigators focused Tuesday on guards at the suburban Maryland jail, which has a history of security lapses.

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Indictment: Vt. Girl's Uncle Took Her Home For Sex

Posted: 07/02/2008 - A 14-year-old witness told investigators a missing Vermont girl's uncle brought the girl to his home to initiate her into a child sex ring, federal officials said in an affidavit released Wednesday.

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Manhattan Apartment Sales Drop, but Prices Climb

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Apartment prices in Manhattan posted double-digit gains even as tight credit conditions and continued unrest on Wall Street slowed sales for the second straight quarter, according to two reports released Wednesday.

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McCain Denies Claim That He Roughed Up Sandinista

Posted: 07/02/2008 - John McCain denied a Republican colleague's claim that he roughed up an associate of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on a diplomatic mission in 1987, saying the allegation was "simply not true."

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Bush Concedes 'Tough Month' In Afghanistan

Posted: 07/02/2008 - President Bush said Wednesday it has been a "tough month" in Afghanistan, where more U.S. and NATO troops died during the past two months than in Iraq. The Pentagon said it is too strapped to send more forces to Afghanistan now.

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Colombia Frees Betancourt, Americans

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Colombia said its military rescued former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, three U.S. military contractors and 11 other hostages from leftist rebels on Wednesday.

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