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Trial Date Set for 14 Year Olds Murder Case

Posted: 07/15/2008 - A St. Louis County judge has set a trial date for the case against a 14-year-old boy accused of first-degree murder. Judge John Ross set a Nov. 10 trial date for Owen Welty.

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Missouri Man Drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

Posted: 07/15/2008 - A 69-year-old Missouri man is the latest drowning victim at Lake of the Ozarks. The Missouri State Water Patrol said Max Moyer of Camdenton fell into the water from a dock in the Niangua Arm of the lake at 9:30 p.m. Monday.

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Police: Iraq Suicide Bombers Kill 28 Army Recruits

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a crowd of army recruits Tuesday in an Iraqi province where devastating attacks persist despite security improvements elsewhere. At least 28 people died, the Iraqi police and military said.

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Mystery Insect Bugging Experts at London Museum

Posted: 07/15/2008 - The experts at London's Natural History Museum pride themselves on being able to identify species from around the globe, from birds and mammals to insects and snakes. Yet they can't figure out a tiny red-and-black bug that has appeared in the museum's own gardens.

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Jolie's Famous Dad Happy about New Twin Grandchildren

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Jon Voight says he's doubly happy about his ultra-famous new grandchildren. Voight says he's "so excited" that daughter Angelina Jolie has given birth to twins in southern France.

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Physical Fitness May Slow Alzheimer Brain Atrophy

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Getting a lot of exercise may help slow brain shrinkage in people with early Alzheimer's disease, a preliminary study suggests. Analysis found that participants who were more physically fit had less brain shrinkage than less-fit participants.

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Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman End Romance

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman have broken up, their publicists said Monday. "Jimmy and Sarah have no further comment," Kimmel's spokesman Lewis Kay told The Associated Press, confirming the split that was first reported on Vanity Fair magazine's Web site.

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Obama Sets Stage For Trip WIth Major Iraq Speech

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Barack Obama is setting the stage for his upcoming visit to Iraq with a high-profile explanation of his opposition to the war there and his pledge to complete a U.S. troop pullout within 16 months of becoming president.

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Oil Holds Above $145 a Barrel in Asia

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Oil held above $145 a barrel Tuesday in Asia as a series of threats to supply in a finely balanced market continues to keep a floor under prices.

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Police: Iraq Suicide Bombers Kill 28 Army Recruits

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a crowd of army recruits Tuesday in a former al-Qaida in Iraq stronghold northeast of Baghdad, killing at least 28 people, Iraqi police said.

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Asia, Europe Stocks Drop on Credit Woes

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Asian and European stock markets fell sharply Tuesday as investor confidence in the U.S. financial system eroded even further despite a government-backed plan to help beleaguered mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Pilgrims Carry Cross through Sydney for Pope Visit

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Pilgrims bore a giant wooden cross through the streets of Australia's largest city Monday, as thousands of faithful crowded around the procession, some lunging for a chance to touch the symbol of the Roman Catholic Church's youth festival.

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Israel readies to free Lebanese prisoners in swap

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Israeli prison authorities moved four Lebanese captives to a new facility on Monday, placing them with a convicted Lebanese killer in preparation for a swap with the Hezbollah guerrilla group later this week.

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Malaysian Police Close Off Parliament

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Malaysian police locked down Parliament with roadblocks and massive security Monday to prevent opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim and his supporters from attending a key debate.

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Obama Suggests Tax Credit for Business Health Care

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Barack Obama on Sunday proposed up to a 50-percent tax credit for small businesses providing health insurance to their employees, a program he hopes has special appeal to Hispanics and other minority groups struggling for a toehold in the U.S. economy.

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Chavez Aims to Expand Venezuela Oil Pact

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday touted a pact delivering fuel to Caribbean nations and loosened the financing terms to aid countries struggling with high oil prices.

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Israeli Lifeguard Discovers Ancient Sea Relic

Posted: 07/14/2008 - An Israeli lifeguard taking his regular morning swim off the Mediterranean coast in southern Israel discovered a 2,500-year-old marble talisman to ward off the evil eye, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Sunday.

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Brazil Oil Workers to Begin Strike

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Brazilian oil workers are vowing to go ahead with a strike on more than 40 offshore platforms despite a court order threatening them with fines.

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Mediterranean Union Wants to Rid Mideast of WMDs

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Forty-three nations, including Israel and Arab states, pledged Sunday to work for a Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction at the close of a summit to launch an unprecedented Union for the Mediterranean aimed at securing peace across the restive region.

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Microsoft's Xbox 360 to Stream Netflix Movies

Posted: 07/14/2008 - New deal with Netflix will allow Microsofts's game console to stream over 10,000 movies and TV shows., which viewers will be able to watch on their television, rather than computer monitor.

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