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Hiker Dies on Mount Rainier, 2 Wait for Rescue

Posted: 06/10/2008 - A man on a Mount Rainier day hike died Tuesday and two companions were awaiting rescue after the group got caught in a blizzard, officials at the national park said.

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Incest Dungeon Girl Wakes From Coma

Updated: 06/10/2008 - Daughter of Austrian incest victim wakes from induced coma. Kerstin Fritzl, 19, spent her entire life in cellar. The dungeon was uncovered after she was taken to hospital with illness.

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Flowers, Jones Offer Web Details on Bill Clinton

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Gennifer Flowers and Paula Jones are offering Internet viewers the lurid details of encounters they claim they had with former President Clinton - for $1.99 a pop.

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Gatlin Files Suit in Effort to Compete at Trials

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Sprinter Justin Gatlin filed a lawsuit Monday in a last-ditch effort to compete at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in less than three weeks. The complaint alleges that penalizing Gatlin for a 2001 doping violation, which involved medication he was taking for attention deficit disorder, violates the Americans with Disability Act.

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Homing Pigeon Checks into Hospital for Rest

Posted: 06/10/2008 - A homing pigeon on its last leg of a 515-mile race checked into the hospital for a well-deserved rest. The friendly pigeon flew into the Meadows Hospital courtyard earlier this week and stuck around after receiving a warm welcome, said technician Jennifer Sommer, who first spotted the bird.

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Police: Phony Deputy's Fake Test Claim Nets Cash

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Police say a man pretending to be a St. Francis County Sheriff's deputy scammed an Ohio couple out of nearly $1,000 by claiming he needed to test their cash for drug residue.

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Ancient Laborer Burial Ground Excavated Near Rome

Posted: 06/10/2008 - First-century burial grounds near Rome's main airport are yielding a rare look into how ancient longshoremen and other manual workers did backbreaking jobs, archaeologists said Monday.

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Presidential Hopefuls Eye The Economy

Posted: 06/10/2008 - The economy is the No. 1 issue on the minds of American voters, and Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama offer vastly different plans to improve it.

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Monkeys take to Fishing for Food

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Researchers discover Asian long-tailed macaque monkeys fishing with a spear, displaying a remarkable adaptability for finding food, say it is a 'rare and isolated' behavior.

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Bush And Allies Embrace Possible Iran Sanctions

Posted: 06/10/2008 - President Bush and European allies on Tuesday threatened tougher sanctions to squeeze Iran's finances and derail its potential pursuit of a nuclear weapon. Bush said the prospect of a nuclear-armed Iran would endanger world peace.

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Corruption Fighters Find Chicago A Challenge

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Federal corruption hunters were still patrolling the city and the new governor, Rod Blagojevich, was promising a swift end to the boodling and graft. But last week's conviction of political fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko, a top Blagojevich aide who poured $1.6 million into his campaign, made it appear little has changed.

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US: Iraq Pact Could Be Finalized Next Month

Posted: 06/10/2008 - New deal would provide legal authorization for U.S. soldiers to remain in Iraq after the United Nations mandate providing for them to be there expires at the end of the month.

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Senate Debates Higher Profits Tax on Oil Companies

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Senate plans a vote tuesday to rescind $17 billion in tax breaks given to the oil companies and imposing a windfalls profits tax on the five largest. Some Republicans are threatening a filibuster.

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Bush Prods Allies for Tougher Stance on Iran

Posted: 06/10/2008 - While in Europe, President Bush pushes for tougher sanctions on the Middle Eastern nation to force them to disclosing fully their nuclear program, saying Iran can not be trusted with uranium enrichment.

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Tomatoes Pulled Off Shelves Amid Salmonella Scare

Posted: 06/10/2008 - A 17 state salmonella outbreak has forced the nation's top fast food vendors, including McDonald's, Burger King, and Taco Bell, grocery stores and the Los Angeles school district to pull uncooked tomatoes from their menus

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Flash Flood Inundates Wisconsin For Second Time

Posted: 06/10/2008 - For nearly a year, this tiny southwestern Wisconsin village has struggled to survive after a devastating flood. New rising waters may have sealed its fate.

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New Yorkers 0-for-3 For Presidential Bid

Posted: 06/10/2008 - In January 2008, Clinton and former New York Mayor Giuliani were seen as the clear front-runners of their respective parties. Waiting in the wings was Bloomberg, a Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent and billionaire mayor who seemed ready to bet a chunk of his personal fortune on a third-party bid. All three fell short.

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EU Summit Is Bush's First Stop In Europe

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Bush had a long list of trans-Atlantic issues on his plate — but none more pressing than Iran — for his last summit with the heads of the EU, held in the scenic countryside amid majestic mountain ranges in this Central European nation.

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South Korea Cabinet Turns In Resignations Over Imports

Posted: 06/10/2008 - South Korea's prime minister and the entire Cabinet offered their resignations to President Lee Myung-bak following widespread protests over the planned resumption of U.S. beef imports.

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Groups say They Will Sue over Polar Bears, Drilling

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Two conservation groups say they'll sue the government to protect polar bears from petroleum exploration and drilling off Alaska's court. The U.S. Interior Secretary says there's no scientific proof the development threatens the animals.

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Accused Operator in Spitzer Case to Plead Guilty

Posted: 06/09/2008 - 62-year old Mark Brener's attorney says his client has reached a plea deal, and will appear in federal court Thursday. Brener is accused of running the escort service used by former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer.

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Reporters Allowed at Private McCain Fundraisers

Posted: 06/09/2008 - GOP Presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain let reporters into three private fundraisers held Monday. For months, he'd kept such affairs off-limits to media with little or no explanation.

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Floodwaters in Wisconsin Break House in Half

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Too much rain forced the lake over its banks Monday night, devouring a road, and turning into a hungry river, eating away at the homes' foundations.

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Government Disputes $58 Billion Claim in Indian Trust Suit

Posted: 06/09/2008 - A group of American Indians is not entitled to a $58 billion claim against the United States - or anything close to that amount - over the mismanagement of century-old trust lands, government lawyers argued Monday.

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Iomega Shareholders Back $213M Sale to EMC

Posted: 06/09/2008 - EMC Corp. has won backing from Iomega Corp.'s shareholders to acquire the San Diego-based data storage company best known for the Zip drive. EMC intends to buy additional Iomega shares to achieve more than 90 percent support, and complete the acquisition in the next several business days without a vote by Iomega shareholders.

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