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China earthquake. China quake toll close to 15,000 "Nearly 15,000 people died in the devastating earthquake that hit China's Sichuan province, the official Xinhua news agency has reported." China says 26,000 are buried in earthquake rubble "Chinese state media today said almost 26,000 people remained buried in earthquake debris, with ...

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China earthquake.Search for China quake survivors "A massive search and rescue operation is under way in south-western China after one of the most powerful earthquakes in decades." 12,000 killed in China quake "Rescuers were struggling today to reach victims of the devastating earthquake that killed 12,000 ...

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Work & poverty. State Programs Add Safety Net for the Poorest"Over the last two years, officials in Arkansas and at least a dozen other states have announced plans to extend the safety net - through monthly cash payments - to thousands of low-income workers struggling to gain a foothold in the work world."

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Burma cyclone. Aid arriving in cyclone-hit Burma "Neighbouring countries and the UN have dispatched planes carrying supplies - amid complaints that ruling generals are hampering the foreign aid effort." Burma toll 'to rise dramatically' "World Vision said it believed the death toll would ...

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Burma. Death toll rises to 22,000 as Burma appeals for aid "The death toll from the Burmese cyclone today rose above 22,000, with another 41,000 people still missing, as the country's military regime admitted it was struggling to cope." Burma's cyclone death toll soars "Meanwhile, criticism is mounting over the handling of the crisis by Burma's military ...

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Burma cyclone. Burmese storm toll 'nears 4,000' "More than 3,900 people were killed by a devastating cyclone that hit eastern Burma on Saturday, state media say, and thousands more people are still missing."


Dem Primaries. Obama, Clinton finally showing their differences "Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton tried mightily Sunday to convince ...

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Food aid. Bush Seeks $770 Million More in World Food Aid "President Bush asked Congress to approve $770 million in new global food aid for the coming fiscal year, the centerpiece of an evolving administration response to a crisis that has sparked increased violence and hunger around the world." Bush Seeks More Food Aid for Poor C ...

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The latest news on Holocaust Remembrance Day, Minorities increase, Immigration, Food prices, Environment, Payday lending-Ohio, L.A. gangs, Rich & poor in Canada, India, Zimbabwe, Al Qaeda-Pakistan, Al Qaeda-Afghanistan, Iraq-Iran, Tibet, and Op-Ed.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day. Sirens wail as Israel remembers victims of Holocaust "Sirens pierced the air in a mournful two-minute wail throughout Israel on Thursday in a tribute to the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis as the country marked Holocaust remembrance day."


Minorities increase.

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Economy. Foreclosures double, home prices tumble "The most severe real estate recession in decades appears far from over, with the pace of foreclosures rising, the fall in home prices accelerating and the pain spreading to nearly every major U.S. city."

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Voter ID upheld. Voter ID law upheld "The Supreme Court opened the door to state laws that require voters to show a photo identification before casting a ballot on election day." High court's OK of voter IDs likely to spur more such laws "The Supreme Court's decision to uphold Indiana's photo ID law in elections will permit ...

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