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    September 7, 2010

    Ex-nursing aide admits forgery, theft in N.H.

    BRENTWOOD, N.H. — A former nursing assistant in New Hampshire has been given a suspended sentence after admitting she cashed checks made out to a patient who had died. Twenty-five-year-old Amanda Beringer of Hampton pleaded guilty to seven counts of forgery, as well as drug and theft charges, in Rockingham County Superior Court. According to […]

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    September 7, 2010

    Artist Corneille of COBRA fame dies at age 88

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A museum dedicated to the works of an influential European art movement says the group’s last surviving Dutch member, Corneille, has died at age 88. The Cobra Museum says Corneille, whose full name was Guillaume Cornelis Beverloo, died Sunday in Paris. He was part of a small group that formed the […]

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    September 7, 2010

    Electric Light Orchestra cellist killed in freak crash with hay bale

    LONDON — Police in southwestern England say a former member of the Electric Light Orchestra was killed in a freak collision with a huge hay bale that rolled down a steep hill. The victim was identified on Monday as 62-year-old Mike Edwards, who played cello in the British rock band between 1972 and 1975. Sgt. […]

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    September 7, 2010
    Jefferson Thomas

    Jefferson Thomas, one of Little Rock Nine, dies at 68

    The nine black students integrated Central High School in the first major test of the 1954 Supreme Court order.

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    September 7, 2010

    More NATO soldiers requested for Afghanistan

    Gen. David Petraeus asks for 2,000 additional troops, especially trainers and bomb neutralizers.

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    September 7, 2010

    World Dispatches, Sept. 7, 2010

    GUATEMALA CITY Mud slides’ death toll rises to 45 after torrential rains Searchers Monday pulled five more bodies from a mud-covered highway where back-to-back landslides buried bus passengers and people trying to save them. Yet more mud slides helped raise Guatemala’s official death toll to 45 after days of torrential rains. Authorities said 25 people […]

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    September 7, 2010

    Iranian actions bring atomic agency warning

    Iran appears to be weeding out nuclear inspectors who are most likely to find secret weapons programs.

  • Published
    September 5, 2010

    Fiscal austerity: New push could be too little, too late for many Democrats

    With the party facing the loss of both chambers of Congress in November, deficit cuts are all the rage.

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    September 5, 2010

    Karzai takes step toward peace talks

    The Afghan president will name a council to pursue peace talks with insurgents later this week.

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    September 5, 2010
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    Seeking a fighting chance for U.S. forces

    As U.S. casualties mount, military families want the rules of engagement in Afghanistan revised.

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