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WASHINGTON – Straddling war and peace, President Barack Obama is about to formally end the divisive U.S. combat role in Iraq and restart talks between Israelis and Palestinians, a moment defined more by relief and hope than triumph.


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Emmy had a split personality this year. Television's annual awards show honored hot new broadcast comedies "Modern Family" and "Glee," while sticking with more familiar favorites from cable in drama.


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WASHINGTON – Conservative commentator Glenn Beck and tea party champion Sarah Palin appealed Saturday to a vast, predominantly white crowd on the National Mall to help restore traditional American values and honor Martin Luther King's message. Civil rights leaders who accused the group of hijacking King's legacy held their own rally and march.


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As a family, Jackson and his two sons, Tyoka and Clarence Jackson III own the first IHOP franchise in Washington, DC at 1523 Alabama Avenue, SE. They plan to open a second one in the North West neighborhood of Columbia Heights in October.


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Cable-TV news commentator Glenn Beck has been given a permit to host a rally "Restoring Honor" in the nation's capital, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic "I Have A Dream" speech


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(NNPA) - A 2009 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that Black teens and young adults are more prone to violence than their White counterparts.


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BOSTON – An American who was imprisoned in North Korea for illegally crossing the border has a gentle spirit but is also a person of conviction willing to be bold about what he believes, friends and acquaintances said.


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MIAMI – Hurricane Danielle became a Category 4 storm early Friday far out over the Atlantic as it headed in Bermuda's direction and threatened to bring dangerous rip currents to the U.S. East Coast.


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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that the Fed will consider making another large-scale purchase of securities if the slowing economy were to deteriorate significantly and signs of deflation were to flare.


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DARMSTADT, Germany (AP)  — A German girl band singer broke down in tears Thursday as a court found her guilty of causing bodily harm to her ex-boyfriend by having unprotected sex with him despite knowing she was infected with HIV. She was not sentenced to jail time.


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