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MichiganFeds warned Enbridge to improve pipeline safety DETROIT (AP) – A federal agency says it repeatedly warned the Canadian company at the center of an oil spill in southern Michigan about...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Russia enlists army to fight wildfiresMOSCOW (AP) – Vast sections of Russia were under a state of emergency Friday as more than 10,000 firefighters fought to save villages and forests from being...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Washington, D.C.White House urges halt to spilling of secretsWASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration on Friday implored the website WikiLeaks to stop posting secret Afghanistan war documents, as...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Top Mexican drug lord killed in military raidMEXICO CITY (AP) – The Mexican army says one of the top three leaders of Mexico’s most powerful drug cartel has been killed in a clash with soldiers.The...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Army: Rising suicide rate reflects risk-takingWASHINGTON (AP) – An Army report on the record number of soldier suicides says the trend reflects a rise in risky behavior including drunken driving...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Washington, D.C.FBI director defends bureau over test cheatingWASHINGTON (AP) – FBI Director Robert Mueller told Congress on Wednesday that he does not know how many of his agents cheated on an...

DATE: July 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Iran claims to be ready to confront U.S. warshipsTEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The former naval chief for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said the country has set aside 100 military vessels to confront each...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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VirginiaFaulkner audio archives now available online RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Fans of Southern literature have read William Faulkner for decades. Now they can hear the author speak.The University of...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Ahmadinejad says Russia part of anti-Iran effortTEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused Russia’s president on Friday of turning against Tehran and joining the U.S. in...

DATE: July 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Gulf of MexicoStorm could take away sights of BP wellON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) – Ships relaying the sights and sounds from BP’s broken oil well stood fast Friday as the leftovers of Tropical Storm...

DATE: July 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Obama apologizes to Agriculture officialWASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama apologized Thursday to former federal official Shirley Sherrod over her ouster amid a racially tinged firestorm that...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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The HagueWorld court says Kosovo independence legalTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Kosovo won a major victory on the world stage Thursday as the United Nations’ highest court said its 2008...

DATE: July 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World