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In Pakistan on Thursday, security officials said U.S. law enforcement officers have joined them in questioning four alleged members of the militant group, Jaish-e-Mohammad, which has been linked to the 2002 killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, over possible links to New York car bomb suspect, Faisal Shahzad.


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COVINGTON, Louisiana (AP) -- The leader of a Ku Klux Klan group pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a woman -- an erratic recruit who a witness said yelled "I want out" the day after her initiation into the White supremacist group.


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PHOENIX (AP) - The Rev. Al Sharpton, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and Hispanic leaders will led a Wednesday evening march to the Arizona State Capitol in a protest against the state's new law targeting illegal immigration.


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Extra help is on the way for family members who give up their jobs to become caregivers for severely wounded Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, courtesy of a bill signed Wednesday by President Barack Obama.


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Liberals fear that after they helped elect President Barack Obama he'll abandon them when he nominates a Supreme Court justice, choosing a consensus-building moderate rather than a liberal in the mold of retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.


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Oumou Wague has been braiding hair in her Chicago shop for more than a decade, carrying on a tradition passed down for generations in her native Senegal. To braiders, her talent for weaving women's hair into elaborate styles isn't just a livelihood, it's an art form. But in the eyes of state regulators, it's also illegal.


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CAIRO (AP) -- The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility in a video released Sunday for the attempted car bomb attack in New York City's Times Square


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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Flagstaff police launched an investigation after an e-mail threatened members of the City Council over their opposition to the state's new immigration law


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Noisy protesters with signs took over three bank building lobbies on Thursday in a prelude to a Wall Street rally by workers and union leaders angry over lost jobs, the taxpayer-funded bailout of financial institutions and questionable lending practices by big banks.


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