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Rainier Hiker Sacrificed Himself to Save his Wife

Posted: 06/13/2008 - A hiker who lost his life on Mount Rainier lay down in the snow and used his body's warmth to protect his wife and a friend from the 70-mph winds of a freak June blizzard, national park officials said.

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Rice offers regrets to Pakistan for border deaths

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice offered her personal regrets to Pakistan on Friday for the deaths of soldiers whom the United States called partners in the battle against terrorism. The two nations remained at odds over what happened and whether the U.S. accidentally killed friendly forces.

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Finance ministers weigh rising oil, food prices

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Finance ministers from the world's top industrialized nations vowed Friday to grapple with the economic risks of soaring oil and food prices, as well as assist developing countries in the fight against global warming.

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Study sees discrepancies in VA care for men, women

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Health care for female military veterans lags behind the care offered to male vets at many VA facilities, an internal agency report says, even as women are serving on front lines at historic levels.

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Salmonella Fear Traps Tomatoes in Mexico

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Export-quality tomatoes labeled "Ready to Eat" in English flooded Mexico City markets on Thursday after a salmonella scare in the U.S. trapped them south of the border.

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Insulation co. settles for $25M in nightclub fire

Posted: 06/13/2008 - A company that made insulation used in a Rhode Island nightclub that burned down five years ago has agreed to pay $25 million to survivors of the fire and relatives of the 100 people killed.

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Whoopi Goldberg is set to keep Tonys on track

Posted: 06/13/2008 - It's a quality that will come in handy Sunday during the busy, three-hour CBS telecast (8-11 p.m. EDT) of the 2008 Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall where Goldberg will be in charge of keeping things moving as Broadway salutes the best of the past theater season.

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Armed Robbers Steal Picasso Prints in Brazil

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Three armed robbers stole two Pablo Picasso prints from a Sao Paulo art museum on Thursday in a rapid strike in which the thieves bypassed more valuable works to grab the stolen pieces, police said.

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Analysis: Bush making grand promises in Europe

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Roaming across Europe on a glamorous weeklong goodbye, President Bush does not sound like a man with dismal poll ratings, dwindling influence and just seven months left in office.

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Oil settles below $135 after OPEC questions prices

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Oil prices pulled back Friday after OPEC questioned whether crude can remain so high and the dollar gained against the euro. Meanwhile, U.S. filling station operators pushed average gas prices deeper into record territory.

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Emergency inspection of personal jets ordered

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Federal regulators have ordered the immediate inspection of throttles on small personal jets manufactured by Eclipse Aviation Corp. after one plane made an emergency landing in Chicago.

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US Foreclosure Filings Surge in May

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Over a quarter-million homes received a foreclosure notice in May, a nearly fifty percent leap over this time last year, according to a foreclosure listing company. Florida, Michigan, and states in the southwest among the hardest hit.

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Huckabee Joining Fox News

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Former Governor of Arkansas dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination in March after John McCain earned enough delegates to secure the nomination.

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Study Finds Discrepancies in VA Care for Men, Women

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Men tend to receive better care at one-third of VA facilities according to Congressionally mandated study. Reported that more physicians need to be trained in women's care.

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Mukasey: High Court Ruling Won't Stop Terror Trials

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Attorney General says the government plans to proceed with military trials despite the flood of court filings expected to follow the Supreme Court rulings, while the Bush Administration says it may seek legislation to get around the Court ruling military trials unconstitutional.

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43 Trapped in China Mine Blst

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Chinese state television reports that the condition of the trapped miners is yet unknown; fifteen miners did escape after explosives accidentally triggered deep in the mine shaft.

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Bush: West Must Stand with Afghanistan

Posted: 06/13/2008 - The President urged Europe to join the U.S. in trying to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a haven for terrorists again. Began day visiting Pope Benedict XVI t the Vatican.

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Iraq PM: Security Deal Talks at 'Dead End'

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Iraqi PM al-Maliki reflected his parliament's sentiment that Washington's proposals for a long-term military presence in Iraq would give the U.S. too much control in his state's affairs.

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Rising Water Forces Evacuation of Iowa Hospital

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Over a hundred and seventy-five patients were driven from their hospital as floodwaters rise in Cedar Rapids, covering more than 100 city blocks and collapsing a railroad bridge.

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