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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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Violence in Mexico Spills Across US Border

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Three Mexican police chiefs have requested political asylum in the U.S. as violence escalates in the Mexican drug wars and spills across the U.S. border, a top Homeland Security official told The Associated Press.

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AP Television News Video Shows Quake's 1st Moments

Posted: 05/14/2008 - The moment that a devastating earthquake struck central China, the hills surrounding the city of Chengdu shook, people ran outside in confused panic, and a thick, white cloud of dust enveloped a mountain reserve.

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Heavy Rains Head Toward Cyclone-Devastated Myanmar

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Heavy rains and another potentially powerful storm headed toward Myanmar's cyclone-devastated delta on Wednesday. The U.N. warned that inadequate relief efforts could lead to a second wave of deaths among the estimated 2 million survivors. The International Red Cross said in a new estimate that the death toll already may be between 68,833 and 127,990.

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Clinton's W.Va. Rout Doesn't Slow Obama

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Even after Clinton wins more than two-thirds of the vote in the West Virginia primary Tuesday, Sen. Obama picks up two more superdelegates. The Illinois Senator is now 141 delegates shy of clinching the nomination and leads Clinton by 168.

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Ten Year Old Takes LA College By Storm

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Moshe Kai Cavalin is only 10 years old. And at 4-foot-7, his shoes don't quite touch the floor, but he's a college sophomore and cramming for final exams at East Los Angeles college.

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Arson Arrest Made In String of FL Wildfires

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Authorities in a Florida town where at least 40 homes have been gutted by wildfires have arrested a man they believe may have sparked the blazes.

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80 Killed By Series of Blasts In Western India

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Police imposed a daylong curfew in the western Indian city of Jaipur on Wednesday to prevent any retaliatory violence after a series of blasts in crowded areas left at least 80 people dead.

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Vatican: It's OK To Believe In Aliens

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Believing that the universe may contain alien life does not contradict a faith in God, the Vatican's chief astronomer said in an interview published Tuesday.

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Phil Spector Recording Engineer Larry Levine Dies

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Larry Levine, the recording engineer who helped Phil Spector re-invent rock 'n' roll music with his "Wall of Sound" technique and won a Grammy for his work with Herb Alpert, died on his 80th birthday, his family said Tuesday.

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"Christine", "How I Met Your Mother", Back on CBS

Posted: 05/14/2008 - CBS has given a new lease on life to Julia Louis-Dreyfus' comedy "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and, perhaps thanks to Britney Spears, the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother."

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Honda Robot Conducts Detroit Symphony

Posted: 05/14/2008 - ASIMO, a robot designed by Honda Motor Co., met its latest challenge Tuesday evening: Conducting the Detroit Symphony in a performance of "The Impossible Dream" from "Man of La Mancha."

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James Garner Hospitalized After Minor Stroke

Posted: 05/14/2008 - James Garner, who was hospitalized late last week after suffering a minor stroke, is doing well and should be going home shortly, the veteran television and film star's publicist said Tuesday.

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China Quake Toll Hits 15,000 as Airlift Drops Aid

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Military helicopters dropped food and medicine to Chinese earthquake survivors who remained cut off Wednesday in remote mountain villages behind roads clogged by landslides, while the official death toll rose to nearly 15,000.

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Oil Steady after Record Near $127

Posted: 05/14/2008 - Oil prices were steady Wednesday after moving back from an overnight trading record near $127 a barrel on concerns that Iran may cut production. Iranian officials denied production cuts were imminent but acknowledged they had been discussed.

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