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    October 10, 2010

    In Focus: Drill breaks through to Chilean miners’ chamber

    The 33 men, their families and countrymen celebrate, then wait for a tough decision on the next step.

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    October 10, 2010
    Viktor Orban

    Sludge reservoir wall close to collapse

    A second wave of toxic material threatens to engulf neighboring towns in western Hungary.

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    October 10, 2010
    Shang Baojun

    Nobel Prize exposes gap between China and West

    The Chinese reaction is to criticize the award as part of a Western plot to sow divisiveness in China.

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    October 10, 2010

    Pakistan to end blockade at crucial border crossing

    The move will allow NATO convoys to resume delivering supplies to troops in Afghanistan.

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    October 10, 2010

    Leaders outraged over attacks on gay men

    New York gang members are accused of brutalizing the three men over several hours on two nights.

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    October 9, 2010

    ‘Queen of Gospel’ Albertina Walker dies at age 81

    CHICAGO – Grammy Award-winning singer Albertina Walker, who was known as the “Queen of Gospel,” has died at age 81. Walker’s granddaughter, Tina Nance, said the gospel star died Friday morning of respiratory failure at RML Specialty Hospital in Chicago. Walker formed her own gospel group, the Caravans, as a young woman and was a […]

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    October 9, 2010

    Photo: Fire and light

    Volunteer firefighters Dale Robinson and Nate McCarley battle a fire in a hayfield and woods on Mount Carmel Road in rural Morgan County, Ala., on Thursday. A malfunctioning hay-baling machine started the fire, which burned about 15 acres.  

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    October 9, 2010

    Movie executive Andy Albeck dies at 89

    LOS ANGELES – Andy Albeck, a former longtime United Artists executive whose tenure as president and chief executive in the late 1970s and early ’80s was clouded by the high-profile failure of the epic western “Heaven’s Gate,” has died. He was 89. Albeck died of heart failure Sept. 29 at NYU Langone Medical Center in […]

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    October 9, 2010

    Near collisions on runways down 50 percent, FAA says

    The agency credits new technology and better education for the decline.

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    October 9, 2010

    Photo: Giant pandas? Give them time

    Two newly born panda cubs are seen in their incubator at the Zoo in Madrid on Friday in Madrid, Spain. The giant panda cubs, born last month, were conceived using artificial insemination. The gender of the cubs is still not known.  

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