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Contractors Will Be Required to Disclose Tax Debt

Posted: 04/24/2008 - A new federal rule will require government contractors to disclose whether they owe federal taxes or have violated federal criminal tax laws following congressional investigations that found companies owing millions of dollars were still getting government contracts.

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Jennifer Lopez to Star in a TLC Reality Series

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Jennifer Lopez is no stranger to reality television: She's made cameos on Fox's "American Idol" and MTV's "DanceLife," which she produced, about six aspiring dancers struggling to make it. Lopez has signed on to star in an unscripted series for TLC following the stylish actress-singer-dancer-businesswoman as she juggles her career with mommy duty.

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Megan Fox Tops FHM's Sexiest Women List

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Megan Fox is the sexiest woman in the world - at least according to FHM magazine. The "Transformers" co-star tops FHM's annual 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll of FHM readers. The 21-year-old model-actress beat out the likes of Angelina Jolie (No. 12), Rihanna (No. 14), Kim Kardashian (No. 17), Paris Hilton (No. 77) and last year's champion, Jessica Alba (No. 3).

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Raven' Star Orlando Brown Re-Rmerges After Going Missing

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Orlando Brown, a star of Disney Channel's "That's So Raven," has been found a day after his publicist reported him missing. The 20-year-old actor and aspiring musician disappeared Tuesday morning without word. He re-emerged Wednesday and issued a lengthy statement.

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Mailer's Longtime Mistress Sells Papers to Harvard

Posted: 04/24/2008 - An actress and writer who said she was Norman Mailer's former longtime mistress has sold papers that include lengthy accounts of their sex life and hand-edited drafts of her writing to Harvard University, Mailer's alma mater.

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NKorea says Progress Made in Nuclear Talks with US

Posted: 04/24/2008 - North Korea expressed optimism Thursday over talks this week with a U.S. delegation on its nuclear program, raising hopes of breaking the impasse that has deadlocked arms negotiations.

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Yoko Ono Sues in NY Over Song in Movie Challenging Evolution

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Yoko Ono is suing the producers of a movie that challenges the concept of Darwinian evolution, saying they used the song "Imagine" without her permission and led the blogosphere to accuse her of "selling out."

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Pakistan Protests Afghan Border Skirmish

Posted: 04/24/2008 - The foreign ministry says Pakistan has protested to NATO and Afghan authorities over a skirmish that killed at least nine people. In a pre-dawn battle Wednesday, militants attacked an Afghan border post across from Pakistan's Bajur tribal area. During the melee, Pakistani and Afghan troops also traded fire.

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German Lawmakers Easily Pass European Union treaty

Posted: 04/24/2008 - German lawmakers Thursday overwhelmingly approved a new European Union treaty - a document Chancellor Angela Merkel described as providing a "new foundation" for the bloc. The lower house of parliament voted 515-58 to approve the so-called Lisbon Treaty, easily clearing the necessary two-thirds majority

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Flooded Tunnel Rescue

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Excess water in a tunnel in Kansas City, Kansas caused a boat to capsize leaving four construction workers trapped. According to the Kansas City Star, all four were treated for hypothermia at the scene and released.

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Nintendo's Profit Surges on Strong Sales of Wii, DS

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Nintendo Co.'s net profit surged 47.7 percent to a record high, powered by strong sales of software and accessories for its popular Wii video game console and brisk sales of its DS handheld devices.

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Starbucks Expects 2Q Earnings Below Analysts' View

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Starbucks Corp. warned Wednesday that its second-quarter earnings would fall short of analysts' expectations due to the weak U.S. economy and the cost of its turnaround plan.

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Japan: No Ban on US Beef

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Japan will not impose a blanket ban on U.S. beef imports, despite the discovery of a spinal column in a meat shipment from an American processing plant, a government spokesman said Thursday.

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The Nation's Weather

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Widespread areas of heavy rain were forecast Thursday from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the Upper Midwest. Powerful thunderstorms were likely across a region extending from eastern Texas through western Missouri.

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Paris Hilton Talks about Public Search for New Best Friend

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Paris Hilton, the 27-year-old, is using the Internet to cast potential friends for her new reality show, "Paris Hilton's My New BFF." The MTV series, which begins production next month, will follow 20 contestants as they live together and vie for the chance to be Hilton's permanent plus-o

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Mom's Diet May Play Role in Whether Baby is Boy or Girl

Posted: 04/24/2008 - New study suggest diet before birth may influence gender of babies. Having a hearty appetite, eating potassium-rich foods including bananas, and not skipping breakfast all seemed to raise the odds of having a boy.

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Petraeus Promotion Keeps Nation on its War Course

Posted: 04/24/2008 - President Bush is promoting his top Iraq commander, Army Gen. David Petraeus, and replacing him with the general's recent deputy, keeping the U.S. on its war course and handing the next president a pair of combat-tested commanders who have relentlessly defended Bush's strategies.

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French Lawyer for Khmer Rouge Challenges Cambodia Court

Posted: 04/24/2008 - A French lawyer known for his provocative style and infamous clients has taken center stage at the tribunal for Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge leaders, challenging the judges and adding to the woes of an already troubled court.

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Iran Expelled for Showing Missiles

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Iran has been kicked out of an international defense show in Malaysia for exhibiting missile equipment in violation of U.N. rules, an official said Thursday. Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak said Iranian companies were ordered out of the Defense Services Asia show Tuesday because their exhibition was deemed "offensive."

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Euro Lower Against US Dollar

Posted: 04/24/2008 - The euro slid against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after surveys said business confidence in France and Germany was dropping amid fears of slower growth.

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