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Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan

 Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan

Iraqi PM disputes report on withdrawal plan


– A German magazine quoted Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as saying that he backed a proposal by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq within 16 months
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40years later, no justice for black man burned to death

  40years later, no justice for black man burned to death

40years later, no justice for black man burned to death


The blaze engulfed Frank Morris’ shoe repair shop in minutes, bright orange flames stretching 60 feet into the air. Morris was so severely burned, only the soles of his feet were spared.
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2 Missing Soldiers’ Bodies Found In Iraq

(CBS/AP) The bodies of two U.S. soldiers missing in Iraq for more than a year have been found, their families said Thursday night. The military would not immediately confirm the report.
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McCain Adviser Refers to ‘Nation of Whiners’

BELLEVILLE, Mich. — Senator John McCain has spent the week trying to tell people that he feels their economic pain. So it was more than a little unhelpful when one of his top economic advisers was quoted Thursday as saying that the United States was only in a “mental recession” and that it had become a “nation of whiners.”
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The Kiddie Cholesterol Debate


Making decisions about your health is never easy, and things get even harder when the choices involve children. That’s why the latest recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to widen cholesterol-testing to include kids as young as 2 is shaking up doctors and parents alike. The Academy is also urging doctors to consider treating young patients from families with a history of abnormally high cholesterol levels — a major contributor to heart disease — with medications known as statins.
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G-8 Endorses Halving of World Greenhouse Emissions by 2050

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RUSUTSU, Japan — Leading industrial nations on Tuesday endorsed halving world emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050, Japan’s prime minister said, edging forward in the battle against global warming but stopping short of tough, nearer-term targets.
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For America’s Birthday, Fire Up the Grill, but Hold the Hot Dogs and Potato Salad

For America’s Birthday, Fire Up the Grill, but Hold the Hot Dogs and Potato Salad

Smoke wafted from grills and burners along the grassy patches on the southern edge of Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Sunday, carrying the scents of homelands near and far. From under a grove of trees came the tartness of cactus leaves known in Mexico as nopales. From under a green-and-white tent, the sweetness of banan peze, Haiti’s fried plantains.
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