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Noriega goes on trial in France


PARIS – As Manuel Noriega went on trial in France for money laundering, the former Panamanian dictator was not allowed to wear his trademark military fatigues and appeared confused about the most basic of biographical infor...

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Tossed around


Overturned trailers are shown at the Fort Trodd Family Campground in Clyde Township, Michigan, today after the passing of a severe storm. One person was killed and four others injured at an eastern Michigan campground after...

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Man kills crying girl during World Cup game


McALLEN, Texas – Texas police have arrested a man accused of fatally beating his 2-year-old stepdaughter when she wouldn’t stop crying as he watched a World Cup game.Police say 27-year-old Hector Castro was expected to be c...

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Captive’s family steps up pressure


JERUSALEM – The family of a captured Israeli soldier set out yesterday on a 12-day march to Jerusalem to press Israeli leaders to make a deal with his Hamas captors to free him.Sergeant Gilad Schalit was taken captive four ...

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G-20 nod for 50% budget cuts


TORONTO – World leaders lined up yesterday behind a bold pledge by rich nations to cut budget deficits in half by 2013.Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, host of a summit of the world’s 20 top industrial and developing...

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HELPING HAND


Britain’s Prince Harry (right) pushing United States Army veteran Todd Nicely along the route while participating in the Achilles Hope and Possibility Race yesterday in New York’s Central Park. The Achilles Freedom Team of ...

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Foreign policy hot topic at G-8


HUNTSVILLE – Failing to resolve differences on economic strategy, world leaders turned their attention yesterday to thorny foreign policy problems. The United States and Japan pushed for a strong condemnation of North Korea...

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Alex worrying news for BP


NEW ORLEANS – A tropical storm churning in the Caribbean could be the latest bad news for BP crews trying to contain and clean up the massive oil spill in the Gulf, an effort that has been plagued by setbacks for more than ...

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Princess Abby World’s Ugliest Dog

Princess Abby World’s Ugliest Dog


PETALUMA – A Chihuahua’s oddly curved back and legs and closed-up left eye earned the 4-year-old rescue dog top honors at the World’s Ugliest Dog contest at a Northern California fair on Friday. Sporting a gray, brown, and ...

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Siblings brawl over butter


WATERVILLE, Washington – An argument over butter in a macaroni and cheese recipe churned into violence between a brother and sister. A 21-year-old man called police to say his 17-year-old sister tried to cut his neck with t...