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Tenn. GOP Sen. Wants Obama Ad Pulled

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., has asked the Tennessee GOP to pull its Michelle Obama online video that her Democratic presidential candidate husband criticized. The video features replays of Michelle Obama saying that "for the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country."

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Katie Holmes Sets Sights On Broadway

Posted: 05/21/2008 - The "Dawson's Creek" star and wife of Tom Cruise, who most recently starred in this year's "Mad Money" alongside Diane Keaton and Queen Latifah, will hit the stage in a revival of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" this fall. The play, which opened on Broadway in 1947, was Miller's first Broadway hit.

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"Narnia" Sequel Works Magic At Box Office

Posted: 05/21/2008 - "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" dethroned "Iron Man" as ruler at the box office, pulling down $56.6 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Archuleta Has Knockout Night On "Idol"

Posted: 05/21/2008 - David Archuleta gave what judge Simon Cowell called a knockout performance on the "American Idol" season 7 finals Tuesday, with song choices that showed off his voice to best advantage.

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Driving Unbuckled: Deadlier At Night

Posted: 05/21/2008 - More than two-thirds of young drivers and passengers killed in nighttime car crashes aren't wearing seat belts - deadly proof of what can happen when young people don't heed parents' pleas and authorities' threats to "click it."

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Nun Who Worked To Expose Sex Abuse Dies

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Sister Catherine Mulkerrin, who pressed Roman Catholic church leaders in Boston to warn parishioners about priests who had been accused of sexually abusing children, has died. She was 73.

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China Allows Quake News To Spread Online

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Almost nonstop, the uncensored opinions of Chinese citizens are popping up online, sent by text and instant message across a country shaken by its worst earthquake in three decades.

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FCC Targets Cell Phone Termination Fees

Updated: 05/21/2008 - Under a proposal to the Federal Communications Commission, the wireless industry would give consumers the opportunity to cancel service without any penalty for up to 30 days after they sign a cell phone contract or until 10 days after they receive their first bill.

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Bush Vetoes Farm Bill

Posted: 05/21/2008 - President Bush vetoed the $300 billion farm bill on Wednesday, calling it a tax increase on regular Americans at a time of high food prices in the face of a near-certain override by Congress.

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Say So Long To Free Checked Baggage

Posted: 05/21/2008 - American Airlines will start charging $15 for the first checked bag, cut domestic flights and lay off possibly thousands of workers as it grapples with record-high fuel prices.

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Kennedy Back Home After Grim Diagnosis

Posted: 05/21/2008 - The 76-year-old senator, the last son in a famed political family, was diagnosed with a malignant glioma in his left parietal lobe - which helps govern sensation, movement and language - after suffering a seizure in his home Saturday morning. Malignant gliomas are diagnosed in about 9,000 Americans a year.

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Report: CIA Pushed Torture Envelope

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Justice Department says FBI had warned the spy agency and the military that their tactics were "borderline torture," but prosecutors did not pursue charges against any of the interrogators, blaming instead the Pentagon.

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Lebanese Factions Reach Deal To End Crisis

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Agreement made in Qatar is significant victory for hard-line Hezbollah, forcing the government to accept two key provisions, giving the Shiite group veto power in new unity government and redividing Lebanese political districts.

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Lost Parrot Tells Veterinarian His Address

Posted: 05/21/2008 - After being found by the police, to whom he wouldn't say a word, parrot gives a veterinarian his name and full address, right down to the street number, and even throws in a few songs.

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Cell Phone Users May Get Break on Fees

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Legislators working to prevent the high fees charged by some cell phone providers for customers who want to get out of their contracts by possibly introducing caps and reducing fees as the contract progresses.

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Oil Tops $130/ Barrel for First Time

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Oil prices reach nearly $130.50 in overnight trading before retreating as supply concerns begin to outweigh the weakening dollar as the primary concern in investors' minds.

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Relatives Outside Tex. Sect Seek Custody

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Texas holding at least eight adult mothers as minors, holding at least 23 underage mothers overall in custody row stemming from the raid on a Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saint ranch

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Obama Inching Closer to Democratic Nod

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Sen. Clinton says she plans to continue fighting for the Democratic presidential nomination despite Obama clinching the lead in pledged delegates in Tuesday night's primaries in Oregon and Kentucky.

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Israel, Syria Holding Indirect Peace Talks

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Both sides confirm to peace negotiations through Turkey. Peace would almost certainly require Israel to surrender the Golan Heights, which was captured during the Six-Day War in 1967

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Ted Kennedy's Family Deals with 'a Real Curveball'

Posted: 05/21/2008 - The Massachusetts Senator's talks about how proud she is of her husband in the way he's handled the news of his almost certainly fatal brain tumor, says he's leading the family as always.

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