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Tina Turner

Tina Turner

Rock star Tina Turner gives her first concert in Belgium of her new world tour at the Antwerp Sportpaleis Friday evening, April 28, 1990. (AP Photo)

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Tina Turner

Tina Turner

U.S. rock star Tina Turner poses during rehearsal, January 14, 1988 with Brazilian "Samba School" dancer in Rio de Janeiro. Some 500 Brazilian dancers will be on stage during Turner's upcoming show in the Maracana soccer stadium, the world's largest. (AP Photo/Dave Hogan)

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We Love Lucy

We Love Lucy

Actress and comedian Lucille Ball, center, with her husband Desi Arnaz behind her, and actors Dick Powell, partially obscured by serviceman at far left, and Joan Blondell, are serenaded by Mexican servicemen at Ensenada, Mexico, March 24, 1942. (AP Photo)

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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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Hillary Clinton spars with Pakistanis full of resentment for US

ISLAMABAD — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton faced sharp rebukes from Pakistani audiences Friday, including one woman who accused the U.S. of conducting "executions without trial" in aerial drone strikes. Verbally slapping back, Clinton questioned Pakistan's commitment to fighting t…

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Captive calls Somali pirates 'hospitable'

Captive calls Somali pirates 'hospitable'

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A British woman who is being held by Somali pirates with her husband after their yacht was hijacked said in a phone call broadcast Friday that the couple were "bearing up," and she described her captors as "very hospitable."

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US-brokered deal could reinstate Zelaya

US-brokered deal could reinstate Zelaya

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Ousted President Manuel Zelaya said Friday that a U.S.-brokered pact will restore him to power in about a week, ending Honduras' isolation four months after soldiers flew the leftist leader into exile in his pajamas.

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Murky 'Soldiers of God' raising a violent profile in Iran

Murky 'Soldiers of God' raising a violent profile in Iran

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Seven years ago, a little-known group called Jundallah emerged in Iran with claims to fight for the rights of minority Sunnis in the unruly tribal areas near the border with Pakistan.

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My daughter insists that she's a "multitasker" — too busy to telephone or text except when she's driving. It scares me to be in the passenger seat while she's talking on the phone or picking up toys the baby has dropped from his car seat.

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Obama: 'Sobering' return of US fallen, families' grief to bear on Afghan policy

Obama: 'Sobering' return of US fallen, families' grief to bear on Afghan policy

WASHINGTON — Hours after a personal encounter with the grim cost of war, President Obama said Thursday the sight of 18 flag-covered cases holding the remains of Americans killed this week in Afghanistan can't help but influence his thinking about sending more troops overseas.

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Obama must make decision on Afghan war

WASHINGTON

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Nicaraguan leader's allies protest at US Embassy

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government accused the United States of applying an "interventionist and destabilizing policy" Thursday after the U.S. ambassador criticized a ruling allowing leftist President Daniel Ortega to seek re-election.

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IRAQ

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UN torture investigator believes Mugabe kept him out of country

UN torture investigator believes Mugabe kept him out of country

JOHANNESBURG — An outraged U.N. torture investigator said Thursday he believes Zimbabwe's president may be the reason he was blocked from the country, a move that could further isolate the struggling nation.

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Iranians still sending mixed signals on nuclear rift

VIENNA — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pledged Thursday to work with the West to resolve a standoff over its nuclear program even as his country reportedly balked at a U.S.-backed deal to limit its uranium enrichment and curb its ability to make a nuclear warhead.

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