05 22 2015
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois race for an open Senate seat may be the biggest political battle of 2010, at least when it comes to bragging rights.
This is the seat held by Barack Obama before he moved to the White House. It would be a major victory for Republicans to take the president's former seat out of the Democratic column in a state that, on paper, is strongly Democratic...

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Haitians in the United States—along with the rest of the world—are looking on with horror at the aftermath of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that has left mountains of rubble and tens of thousands dead in the streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - It's been described as "The world's Katrina," a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that completely devastated and uprooted the Black island nation of Haiti, leaving an estimated 100,000 dead and millions more homeless, injured and in despair. Government officials are predicting that the death toll could eventually rise to half a million, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters ever.

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