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April 26, 2007

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Apr 26,2007
Back in 2001, when Bryant Gumbel hosted CBS’s The Early Show, he polled his on-air colleagues. “At the risk of starting an argument, are you a believer in global warming?” The responses were unanimous: “Absolutely.” “Of course.” “Yeah.” “So am I,” affirmed Gumbel, who rued the public’s lack of enthusiasm: “I mean, does an iceberg have to come floating down the Hudson before somebody stands up and goes, ‘Oh, yeah’?” Six years later, CBS and ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - A Dutch man remains hospitalized more than a month after he allegedly bit the ear and nose off of his traveling companion in Sweden. The Local newspaper says the 45-year-old attacker hitched a ride with a 58-year-old Dutch truck driver delivering tulip bulbs to Sweden. The man allegedly attacked the driver in the town of Vaxjo. The victim told the Expressen newspaper that the attacker said "he was going to eat me ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
A 61-year old Redman man was arrested last week on dozens of charges related to sexual abuse of a child following an investigation and execution of a search warrant at two different locations, police announced yesterday. Stan Leo Nielsen has since posted bond on $75,000 bail and was released from the Deschutes County Jail two days after he was taken into custody.    Stan Leo Nielsen - DCJ Photo Redmond Police Captain Al Maich said an investigation led ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
TEHRAN - Tehran is threatening to banish women who disregard the Iranian capital's strict dress code. Prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi said women could face up to five years' exile from Tehran for repeat violations, The Scotsman newspaper reported. "Those women who appear in public like decadent models endanger the security and dignity of young men," Mortazavi said. More than 3,000 people have received a warning since Saturday for violating the dress code. The newspaper said nearly ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
ATHENS, Greece - Two Greek Orthodox nuns were found dead of knife wounds in a convent near Astros in southern Greece in what police suspect was an overnight robbery. The women, both in their late 70s, were found in their beds on the first floor of the 17th century monastery, The Kathimerini newspaper reported Wednesday. Police said they suspect it was a robbery. Several doors at the convent were forced open and the church was ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
KIEV, Ukraine - Closed door hearings by Ukraine's Constitutional Court on the presidential move to dissolve the nation's Parliament are underway. President Viktor Yushchenko signed a decree to dissolve Parliament and set snap elections for May 27 after the defection of 11 opposition members to the ruling coalition, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday. The ruling coalition, led by Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych, has refused to obey the presidential decree until the Constitutional Court announces its ruling. ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
Bend Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating three suspects -- two men and a woman in their late teens or early 20s -- who allegedly beat and robbed a man as he was walking on Franklin Avenue near the tunnel under the Bend Parkway late Wednesday night. According to Lt. Ken Mannix, 27-year old Matthew J. Weber of Bend was approached from behind by the suspects about 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, then one ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
LONDON - U.S. banking tycoon Matthew Mellon is accused of hiring private detectives to hack into his estranged wife's computer files and e-mails in Britain. The Times of London said Mellon hired the London firm Active Investigation Services to snoop into the files of his wife Tamara, who is head of the Jimmy Choo footwear empire, during their divorce. Matthew Mellon, 43, denies one count of conspiring to cause unauthorized modification of computer material between ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli Labor leader candidate Ami Ayalon says he will transfer the Golan Heights to Syria as part of a lease agreement if elected prime minister. In an online pamphlet, Ayalon said he would return the Golan Heights to Syria in exchange for a 99-year lease, YnetNews said. A source described Ayalon's position on the Golan as "a bit more to the right than Ehud Barak's and a bit more to the ... [full story]
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Apr 26,2007
BEIJING - The deadly attack by gunmen in Ethiopia on a Chinese oil facility has raised concerns in China about its overseas expansion. The attack Tuesday killed nine Chinese and 65 Ethiopian workers. Seven more Chinese were kidnapped. "The safety of Chinese has become an increasing concern as more and more mainland enterprises adopt a go-overseas strategy and recruit people to work for them abroad," the China Daily said Wednesday. Recalling other attacks in recent ... [full story]
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