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Sharpton, Jackson Attack Limbaugh's Rams Bid

The Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson attacked the bid by Rush Limbaugh to buy the St.

Florida to Seek Death for 4 in Murder of Couple

Prosecutors said Monday they will seek the death penalty for four of eight people charged in the killings of a Panhandle couple known for adopting children with autism, Down syndrome and other special needs.

British Government to Sell Assets to Help Pay Off Debt

In a bold effort to help pay down government debt, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced a major sale of state and public assets on Monday, Times of London reported.

Scout, 6, Suspended for Bringing Camping Utensil to School

Zachary Christie was so excited to become a Cub Scout that he brought his camping utensil — a knife-fork-spoon combination tool — to school.

Insurer: 17-Pound Baby Too Fat for Health Insurance

A 4-month-old baby has been denied insurance coverage because he is too fat.

5 Gunmen Sought in Wild Bar Shootout Near Campus

A wild shootout involving at least five gunmen sent patrons fleeing from a northwestern Ohio bar near the University of Toledo campus.

Pistol-Packing Pastor Quits to Work for Gun Rights

A pistol-packing Kentucky pastor who drew national attention earlier this year for hosting a 'God-and-Guns' event at his church is stepping down from the pulpit to serve his flock with a new mission.

Bomber Strikes Market in Pakistan, 41 Killed

A homicide car bombing targeting Pakistani troops killed 41 people Monday, the fourth grisly militant attack in just over a week, as the Taliban pledged to mobilize fighters across the country for more strikes.

Pakistani Jets Bomb Taliban Hideouts After Siege

Pakistani fighter jets bombed suspected militant hide-outs Monday in a tribal region where the military had previously declared victory over the Taliban, killing 13 alleged extremists

Attacks Demonstrate Taliban Resurgence in Pakistan

A week of terror strikes across Pakistan, capped by a stunning assault on army headquarters, show the Taliban have rebounded and appear determined to shake the nation's resolve as the military plans for an offensive against the group's stronghold.