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Gun ban ruling has Chicago thinking it's next

Posted: 06/27/2008 - CHICAGO (AP) -- As news spread of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down the handgun ban in Washington, D.C., one thing was clear in Chicago: The city's own ban now faces a challenge as serious as any in its 26-year history.

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Top-seeded Ivanovic upset at Wimbledon

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Top-seeded Ana Ivanovic was knocked out in the third round of Wimbledon on Friday by 133rd-ranked Zheng Jie of China, extending a spate of stunning upsets at the All England Club.

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Philadelphia Man Arrested Over Anti-Police Video

Posted: 06/27/2008 - A man who authorities say posted an Internet video showing himself waving a gun and claiming to rejoice whenever a police officer is shot in the city was arrested Thursday.

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Single mom selling Fla. home and heart on Internet

Posted: 06/27/2008 - After a year of trying to sell her four-bedroom home and eight years of singledom, Deven Trabosh is offering her South Florida home and a shot at marrying her on the Internet.

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Haiti Halts Gasoline Subsidy; Prices Soar

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Cuts in Haitian gasoline subsidies pushed the price of fuel to $6.14 a gallon on Thursday, further burdening an impoverished people as the government redirected money to other programs.

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VMAs would consider second chance for Spears

Posted: 06/27/2008 - LOS ANGELES (AP) -- MTV isn't ruling out giving viewers more Britney Spears at this year's Video Music Awards. "Everyone deserves a second or third chance, right?" Van Toffler, president of MTV Networks Music Group, playfully told The Associated Press during a telephone interview Friday. When asked if he was just joking, Toffler said "sorta."

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Drunken driver gets 43 years for killing mom, kids

Posted: 06/27/2008 - A Michigan man was sentenced to 43 years in prison Friday for driving the wrong way on an interstate and slamming his pickup truck into a minivan, killing a Maryland mother and four children who were returning home from a Christmas trip. Michael Gagnon of Adrian, Mich., had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit and marijuana in his system, authorities said.

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Master Japanese Drummer Oguchi Dies

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Master Japanese drummer Daihachi Oguchi, who led the spread of the art of "taiko" drumming to the U.S. and throughout Japan, has died after being hit by a car, an official at his ensemble said. He was 84.

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North Korea destroys nuclear reactor tower

Posted: 06/27/2008 - YONGBYON, North Korea (AP) - The gray cooling tower crumbled behind billowing dust clouds in seconds Friday, reducing the structure at North Korea's nuclear reactor into a pile of rubble. It was a choreographed show by the communist regime meant to affirm an intention to stop making atomic bombs. From a distance, smiling diplomats from the United States and other nations snapped photos of the blast that destroyed part of the heart of the North's nuclear weapons program.

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McCain Talks Trade, Innovation With Auto Workers

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Republican John McCain on Friday told autoworkers in an economically depressed area of Ohio that he supports free-trade agreements many of them feel cost jobs, but also government investment to help produce the electric cars of the future.

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A Unified Front For Obama, Clinton

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Rivals turned allies, Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton made a show of unity Friday in a hamlet named for it, their first joint public appearance since the divisive Democratic primary race ended.

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Man Torches BMW to Protest Gas Prices

Updated: 06/27/2008 - Unemployed 30-year-old douses BMW with gas, sets fire to it in Frankfurt, Germany, tells police that he could no longer afford to drive vehicle due to high gas prices

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George Clooney Calls for Unity Among Actors

Posted: 06/27/2008 - George Clooney just wants actors to get along instead of choosing between sparring unions. In a two-page letter released Thursday, Clooney adopted a neutral stance in the dispute between the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Screen Actors Guild.

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Anheuser-Busch Sets Growth Goals as InBev Defense

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Anheuser-Busch Cos. on Friday detailed its plan to make the company more valuable than the $65 per share offer it rejected from InBev, and gave 2008 and 2009 profit guidance above analyst expectations.

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European Economic Confidence Drops to 5-year Low

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Confidence in the euro-zone economy dropped in June to its lowest level in nearly five years, a government survey said Friday, deepening an already gloomy growth outlook.

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