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More Tornadoes Strike Kansas, Oklahoma

Posted: 05/24/2008 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Emergency workers were picking through debris after tornadoes rampaged in western and central Kansas and northern Oklahoma for a second night in a row.

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Clinton Apologizes for RFK Assassination Remark

Posted: 05/24/2008 - SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton quickly apologized Friday after citing the June 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in defending her decision to keep running for the Democratic presidential nomination despite increasingly long odds.

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Al-Sadr Lawmakers Denounce Iraqi Government

Posted: 05/24/2008 - BAGHDAD - Lawmakers loyal to anti-U.S. cleric Muqtada al-Sadr accused the Iraqi government of trying to crush the movement and warned Saturday of "black clouds" on the horizon for truces that have eased fighting between al-Sadr's militia and security forces.

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Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education Settles on Bond Package

Posted: 05/23/2008 - The Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education has settled on a bond issue package with a price tag of $97.5 million dollars. The Manhattan Mercury reports $40 million of that money is allocated to renovate Manhattan High school's west campus and add classroom space.

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Bus Carrying Moroccans Crashes in France, kills 7

Posted: 05/23/2008 - A bus carrying Moroccan workers crashed into a pillar under a highway overpass southwest of Paris early Friday, killing seven and injuring 25, regional authorities said.

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Sri Lanka: 22 Rebels, 2 Soldiers Killed

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Government troops and ethnic Tamil separatists fought gunbattles that killed 22 rebels and two soldiers in war-ravaged northern Sri Lanka, the military said Friday.

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$5 Million in Aid Going to China from Kansas City

Posted: 05/23/2008 - More than $5 million dollars in aid is on its way to help those affected by the deadly China earthquake. Friday a Fed-ex plane loaded with medical supplies, blankets and other basic necessities took off from the Kansas City International Airport bound for central China.

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What makes up the price of gas?

Posted: 05/23/2008 - What determines the hair-pulling figure you see displayed in large electronic or plastic numbers? Why is a gallon of gas, say, $4.11 - not $4.10 or $4.12? Why is the price different across the street?

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Cindy McCain had $6 Million income in 2006

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Cindy McCain, who two weeks ago said she would never make her tax returns public, revealed Friday that she had a total income of more than $6 million in 2006. The presidential campaign of her husband, Republican John McCain, released the top two summary pages of her 2006 tax return, eager to avoid making her earlier refusal an issue in the contest.

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Attorney: KC Cops in Miscarriage Case to Be Fired

Posted: 05/23/2008 - An attorney whose firm represents two Kansas City, Mo., police officers says the pair will be fired after they failed to get medical treatment for a pregnant suspect.

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Pioneer Photojournalist Cornell Capa Dies at 90

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Pioneer photojournalist Cornell Capa, who founded the International Center of Photography and illuminated social and political topics from the campaigns of the Kennedy brothers to the destruction of native cultures in Latin America, died Friday at the age of 90.

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McCain Gets Frequent Checkups After Melanoma Scare

Posted: 05/23/2008 - John McCain, seeking to become the oldest elected first-term president, gets an in-depth skin cancer check every few months because of a medical history his own dermatologist calls "remarkable" for its number of dangerous melanomas.

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Earthquake Mutes Protests of Beijing Olympics

Posted: 05/23/2008 - China's deadly earthquake may have saved the Beijing Olympics. Just a few weeks ago, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge described the games as "in crisis."

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Mexico Homicides Jump 47 Percent

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Homicides related to organized crime jumped 47 percent in 2008, Mexico's attorney general said Friday in a rare confirmation of how bad violence has become.

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GM: Strikes Will cost it $2B Pretax in 2Q

Posted: 05/23/2008 - General Motors Corp.'s stock dropped almost 5 percent Friday after the company reported that strikes at some of its own plants and parts supplier American Axle will cost the automaker about $2 billion before taxes in the second quarter.

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Pastor Says Parting with McCain Best for Both

Posted: 05/23/2008 - A well-known Texas pastor and televangelist said Friday his life's work has been "mischaracterized and attacked" in the media storm over his endorsement of Republican presidential candidate John McCain.

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Clinton Regrets Kennedy Assassination Remark

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton quickly apologized Friday after citing the June 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy as a reason to remain in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination despite increasingly long odds.

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Canadian Detainee at Guantanamo Wins Document Access

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Canada's government violated the constitution when it gave American officials the results of interviews conducted with a Canadian detainee at the Guantanamo Bay prison, the nation's top court said Friday.

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Stocks Fall as Oil Prices Stir Economic Worries

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Wall Street ended a week of big losses with more selling Friday as rising oil prices again raised worries that strained consumers will cut back spending and hurt the overall economy. The Dow Jones industrials fell nearly 150 points in the final session before the three-day holiday weekend.

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Existing Home Sales Drop in April by 1 Percent

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Existing home sales fell for the eighth time in the past nine months, a string of weakness expected to continue as the housing industry, mired in its worst slump in decades, battles falling home prices, tight lending conditions and a weak economy.

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September Date Set for Spector's 2nd Murder Trial

Posted: 05/23/2008 - A judge who is waiting for a state Supreme Court decision on whether he will preside over Phil Spector's second murder trial went ahead Thursday and scheduled it to begin in September.

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Clashes in Turkey's southeast kills 4

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Three Kurdish rebels and one government-paid village guard were killed in two clashes in southeast Turkey, according to authorities and news reports Friday. Turkish troops killed two Kurdish rebels near the southeastern city of Sirnak late Thursday, the military said.

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