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US, Colombia OK accord widening American access to military bases

BOGOTA — In a private, low-key ceremony, the U.S. ambassador and three Colombian ministers signed a pact Friday giving American personnel expanded access to military bases in this drug-producing country, a deal that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has called a threat to the region's security.

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Monster cruise ship sets sail

Monster cruise ship sets sail

HELSINKI, Finland — It's five times larger than the Titanic, has seven "neighborhoods," an ice rink, a golf course and a 750-seat outdoor amphitheater. The world's largest cruise ship is finally finished, and Friday it began gliding toward its home port in Florida.

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Monster cruise ship sets sail

Monster cruise ship sets sail

 

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Albee's characters thrive in 'Balance'

Albee's characters thrive in 'Balance'

There is a delicate balance between hate and love. Isolation and connection. Denial and acceptance.

October 30, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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La galaxia Andrómeda, vecina de la Tierra, es caníbal

La galaxia Andrómeda, vecina de la Tierra, es caníbal

WASHINGTON.– El mayor vecino galáctico de la Tierra es un caníbal cósmico. Y lo peor es que se está acercando a más de 400 mil kilómetros por hora.

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Big snowstorm marches into Nebraska after pounding Utah, Wyoming, Colorado

Big snowstorm marches into Nebraska after pounding Utah, Wyoming, Colorado

DENVER — An early blast of winter that blanketed some Western states with heavy snow slowly worked its way out of Colorado and pushed into Nebraska Thursday, bringing blizzard conditions to the eastern plains and causing treacherous roads, closed schools and hundreds of canceled flights.

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McGwire será nuevo coach de bateo de los Cardinals

McGwire será nuevo coach de bateo de los Cardinals

SAN LUIS.– Mark McGwire volverá al beisbol de Grandes Ligas como el coach de bateo de St. Louis Cardinals y su manager Tony La Russa.

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Solicita TUSD aprobar anulación de impuestos

Tucson Unified School District,(TUSD), está solicitando que los electores aprueben una anulación de impuestos con el fin de reponer el dinero perdido por los recortes en el presupuesto, y para darle un empuje a la tecnología en el distrito.

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Number of jobs aided by stimulus found to be inflated

WASHINGTON — A Colorado company said it created 4,231 jobs with the help of President Obama's economic recovery plan. The real number: fewer than 1,000.

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Karzai brother's on CIA payroll, may be player in opium trade, NY Times says

Karzai brother's on CIA payroll, may be player in opium trade, NY Times says

KABUL — Ahmed Wali Karzai, the brother of the Afghan president, on Wednesday denied reports that he has received regular payments from the CIA for much of the past eight years.

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2 coyotes fatally attack female hiker in eastern Canada

TORONTO — Two coyotes attacked a promising young musician as she was hiking alone in a national park in eastern Canada, and authorities said she died Wednesday of her injuries.

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