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    June 18, 2010

    Cost of ‘virtual’ border fence spikes

    About $800 million has been spent to put 53 miles of cameras and sensors on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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    June 18, 2010

    Deficit-wary senators kill bill to assist states, jobless

    Defeat of the stimulus plan is a big setback for Obama, Democrats and doctors hit by a cut in Medicare rates.

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    June 18, 2010

    California man and his 1956 truck reunited after 38-year separation

    A sharp-eyed police officer spots a registration discrepancy, and closes a 1972 case of theft.

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    June 18, 2010

    U.N.: Kyrgyz violence displaces 400,000

    A refugee crisis develops as ethnic Uzbeks flee, accusing security forces of assisting attackers.

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    June 18, 2010

    Afghans set to award iron mining contract

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan is gearing up to award contracts to mine one of the world’s largest iron ore deposits, the country’s top mining official said Thursday. The ore is buried in a peaceful province of the nation, which officials believe has at least $3 trillion in untapped minerals. Geologists have known for decades about […]

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    June 18, 2010

    Israel to ease Gaza blockade; Hamas scoffs

    JERUSALEM — Israel’s top ministers decided to ease the blockade of the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip after facing international criticism for a raid against an aid flotilla trying to breach the embargo that left nine Turks dead. The decision will change the system in which goods enter Gaza and expand the import of “materials for civilian […]

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    June 18, 2010

    Serene English pond yields flesh-eating fish

    LONDON — An angler fishing in a British pond got a nasty surprise when his line came back with a thrashing piranha on the end. Derek Plum caught the flesh-eating fish at a pond in Kent, about 70 miles southeast of London – and thousands of miles from its usual home in the Amazon. The […]

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    June 18, 2010

    Nation Dispatches

    NEW YORK Bomb suspect indicted on 10 weapons, terror charges Times Square bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad was charged Thursday with 10 terrorism and weapons counts in an indictment that accuses him of receiving explosives training and financial help from the Pakistani Taliban. The indictment returned by a grand jury in U.S. District Court in Manhattan […]

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    June 17, 2010

    Poll shows support for Arizona immigration law

    Members of both parties are split on the issue -- and that could threaten party unity come November.

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    June 17, 2010

    BP will pay $20 billion to cover claims

    The company also agrees to contribute $100 million to a foundation that will support idle oil workers.

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