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Study Likely Spells End For Anti-Bleeding Drug

Posted: 05/15/2008 - An anti-bleeding drug probably will stay off the market, experts say, after a rigorous study found patients getting the medication during heart surgery were much more likely to die than patients given other drugs.

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Girl's Twin Found Inside Her Stomach

Updated: 05/15/2008 - Nine-year-old girl in Greece admitted to hospital after suffering from stomach pains. A six centimeter long embryo was found in her stomach. Foetus had head, hair and eyes but lacked brain. Growth was surgically removed.

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'Indiana Jones' Clashes With Independent Flicks at Cannes

Posted: 05/15/2008 - "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" premieres this weekend at Cannes Film Festival. The movie isn't competing for prizes at the famed film festival. Some critics gripe that Cannes has succumbed to Hollywood. Festival opens with "Blindness," a film about an epidemic that causes vision loss.

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Saddling Up and Singing to Protest Gas Prices

Updated: 05/15/2008 - More Americans are protesting the rising cost of gasoline, including school officials walking from Pennsylvania to D.C. to raise awareness. A Kentucky man rides his horse to town with a sign to protest diesel cost. Some protests more gory than others - a dead deer was found hanging at a gas station.

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Red Cross: 128,000 May Perish In Myanmar

Updated: 05/15/2008 - Aid organization predicts death toll could double unless Junta allows in more foreign aid, workers. Myanmar's junta says legal action will be taken against people who trade, hoard or misuse international aid for cyclone survivors.

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Rescuers Clear Key Roads To China Quake Epicenter

Posted: 05/15/2008 - China ordered dozens more helicopters to drop aid into remote areas of quake-hit Sichuan province Thursday as rescuers broke through key roads to the epicenter that had been blocked since a powerful earthquake that has directly affected 10 million people.

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Rescuers at China quake epicenter, digging by hand

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Nearly 26,000 people remained buried in collapsed buildings from Monday's magnitude 7.9 earthquake, and the death toll of almost 15,000 was expected to climb as relief operations spread into the mountains of Sichuan province. The quake triggered landslides that blocked roads to hardest-hit areas.

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Edwards Endorses Obama In Move To Unify Support

Updated: 05/14/2008 - Democrat John Edwards endorsed former rival Barack Obama on Wednesday, a move designed to help solidify support for the party's likely presidential nominee even as Hillary Rodham Clinton refuses to give up her long-shot candidacy.

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Edwards Backing Obama

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Former Presidential candidate John Edwards throws his support behind Barack Obama in the race for the Democratic nomination. The two made the announcement Wednesday night at a joint appearance in Michigan.

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Uprooted Kenyans Head Home in Fits and Starts

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Kenyan government begins to help return poeple to their homes. People had been driven away due to violence following the rigged December 27 presidential election.

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Guns in Restaurants Draw Stares but Little Outcry

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The patrons at Champps, an upscale restaurant and bar chain, were eating ribs and drinking beer on a recent Saturday when customer Bruce Jackson stood up and made an announcement: He was armed, and so were dozens of other patrons.

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Britain's Brown Ponders Reality TV Offer

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Bruised at the ballot box and savaged by critics, Britain's beleaguered Prime Minister Gordon Brown plotted a political comeback Wednesday - armed with a raft of new policies and pondering a surprising proposal to become a reality television star.

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Coin Dealers Examining Gold Find Off Louisiana Coast

Posted: 05/14/2008 - A steamship that sank off the Louisiana coast during an 1846 storm has produced a trove of rare gold coins, including some produced at two largely forgotten U.S. Mints in the South, coin experts say.

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SEC charges Broadcom co-founders in stock options probe

Posted: 05/14/2008 - A civil complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission also charges former chief financial officer William J. Ruehle and general counsel David Dull. It seeks injunctions, unspecified monetary penalties as well as removing Samueli and Dull from their positions.

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Clinton to continue, regrets racial tension in contest

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The former first lady spoke to the major news networks in Washington as her campaign looked to parlay her lopsided victory in West Virginia into a last-ditch effort to persuade superdelegates to give her flagging candidacy another look.

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McCain's wife sells Sudan-related investments

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The sale on Wednesday came after The Associated Press questioned the investments in light of calls by John McCain, the likely Republican presidential nominee, for international financial sanctions against the Sudanese leadership.

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CBS network adds more comedy to its fall schedule

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The network said Wednesday it will air six comedies instead of four next fall. CBS has confined its comedies to Mondays in recent years, but will air Julia Louis-Dreyfus' "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and a new comedy with Jay Mohr as a recently divorced painter on Wednesdays.

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AP video shows China earthquake's first moments

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Exclusive footage shot by John Dkar, a Peruvian resident of Chengdu, and obtained by AP Television News shows the terrifying first moments of Monday's quake as he motorbiked with friends in the hills outside the city.

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Swiss man soars above Alps with jet-powered wing

Posted: 05/14/2008 - "This flight was absolutely excellent," the former fighter pilot and extreme sports enthusiast said after touching down on an airfield near the eastern shore of Lake Geneva.

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Divers Find Caesar bust That May Date to 46 B.C.

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Divers trained in archaeology discovered a marble bust of an aging Caesar in the Rhone River that France's Culture Ministry said Tuesday could be the oldest known.

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Anonymous Rape Tests are Going Nationwide

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Starting next year across the country, rape victims too afraid or too ashamed to go to police can undergo an emergency-room forensic rape exam, and the evidence gathered will be kept on file in a sealed envelope in case they decide to press charges.

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Analysis: Maybe Obama Should Worry

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Barack Obama is in hot pursuit of general election voters, hoping America won't notice he got his head handed to him in West Virginia. The Illinois senator virtually pretended the primary didn't happen Tuesday, with no election night speech or any public appearance at all after the polls closed and gave Hillary Rodham Clinton a more than 2-1 victory even though her candidacy is likely doomed.

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