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Kid Golfers, Strippers Share Golf Course

Posted: 06/25/2008 - A close encounter between flirtatious strippers and children playing in a golf tournament was the result of "mistiming," golf course officials said Tuesday as they apologized to parents.

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Driver Arrested After Speeding 22 Times in 45 Days

Posted: 06/25/2008 - A Nevada woman has been arrested after photo enforcement cameras on a Phoenix freeway captured her behind the wheel of a car speeding 22 times in a 45-day span, authorities said.

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Report: Climate Change Linked to National Security

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Global warming probably will mean more illegal immigration and humanitarian disasters, undermining shaky governments and possibly expanding the terrorism threat against the U.S., intelligence agencies say.

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Millionaires? We've Got 10 Million of Them

Posted: 06/25/2008 - The global economy hits an astounding milestone. There are now 10,000,000 rich people who can officiallly call themselves "millionaires."

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Pope Returns toOld Way of Distributing Communion

Posted: 06/25/2008 - A papal aide says Pope Benedict XVI intends to return to the old way of distributing Communion at Masses. Benedict's master of liturgical ceremonies said in an interview Wednesday in the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano that the pontiff will place the Communion host in the mouths of the faithful who kneel before him.

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InBev Awaits Answer From Anheuser on $46B Offer

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Brewer InBev SA on Wednesday pressed Anheuser-Busch for an answer on its $46 billion takeover offer, and the maker of Budweiser beer was prepared to reject the offer, according to a published report.

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Steven Spielberg Looks to Direct `The 39 Clues'

Posted: 06/25/2008 - DreamWorks Studios has acquired the film rights to "The 39 Clues," a mystery series-online game that Scholastic will debut in September. Spielberg, director of "Jaws," "Schindler's List" and the "Indiana Jones" films, says he's hoping to direct.

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Obama Disagrees With High Court on Child Rape Case

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama said Wednesday he disagrees with the Supreme Court's decision outlawing executions of people who rape children, a crime he said states have the right to consider for capital punishment.

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Trouble Finds Tim McGraw at Washington Show

Posted: 06/25/2008 - If Tim McGraw isn't looking for trouble, it must've been looking for him. Fan video shot Tuesday in Auburn, Wash., shows the country singer help eject an unruly fan.

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Fed Holds Rates Steady For Now

Posted: 06/25/2008 - With inflation moving higher on its worry list, the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady Wednesday, ending nearly a year of cuts to bolster the economy, and hinted that the next direction for rates could be up.

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Venezuelan 'System' Brings Classics to the Barrios

Posted: 06/25/2008 - It is known as "El Sistema" - the National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela - and it's becoming a model internationally for getting children excited about classical music.

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Boy Tackled By Colorado Mayor Gets Restraining Order

Posted: 06/25/2008 - The mayor of this northern Colorado city has a temporary restraining order against him after he was accused of throwing a 15-year-old boy to the ground when the teen refused to stop riding a motorbike.

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345 Arrested, Kids Rescued in Prostitution Busts

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Hundreds of people have been arrested and 21 children rescued in what the FBI is calling a five-day roundup of networks of pimps who force children into prostitution.

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Plan to Kill 86,000 Seals Draws Ire in Namibia

Posted: 06/25/2008 - Seal hunters plan to club 86,000 seals in an annual hunt set to begin next week, as animal rights activists brace for a showdown with the government over a practice they regard as inhumane.

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Health Insurance Lags Most in Southwest

Posted: 06/25/2008 - The Southwest has the lowest rate of health insurance coverage in the country, with 30 percent of non-elderly adults and 18 percent of children uninsured, according to a new government study.

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