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    AOL To Offer Free E-Mail In Bid To Build Audience (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - America Online plans to begin offering free e-mail accounts today to about 20 million users of its popular AIM instant messaging service as part of a bid to build a bigger audience and then profit by selling more advertising...
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    Md. Families Brace For Sniper Trials (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Margaret Walekar still goes to the grave of her murdered husband, Premkumar, every Sunday, and Denise Johnson still grieves over the loss of her husband, Conrad...
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    Party Leaders Seek Showdown Over Bush's Judicial Nominees (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - The Senate's Republican and Democratic leaders called yesterday for a prompt showdown in the impasse over judicial nominations, a move that would undercut moderates' efforts to find a compromise to the long-running dispute...
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    Party Leaders Seek Showdown Over Bush's Judicial Nominees (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - The Senate's Republican and Democratic leaders called yesterday for a prompt showdown in the impasse over judicial nominations, a move that would undercut moderates' efforts to find a compromise to the long-running dispute...
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    Party Leaders Seek Showdown Over Bush's Judicial Nominees (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - The Senate's Republican and Democratic leaders called yesterday for a prompt showdown in the impasse over judicial nominations, a move that would undercut moderates' efforts to find a compromise to the long-running dispute...
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    'They Came Here To Die' (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - JARAMI, Iraq, May 10 -- Screaming "Allahu Akbar'' to the end, the foreign fighters lay on their backs in a narrow crawl space under a house and blasted their machine guns up through the concrete floor with bullets designed to penetrate tanks. They fired at U.S. Marines...
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    GE Determined To Show More 'Ecomagination' (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - General Electric Co. yesterday announced a new company-wide environmental initiative, pledging to decrease pollution from its products and to double research and development spending on cleaner technologies...
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    Marines Kill 100 Fighters In Sanctuary Near Syria (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - BAGHDAD, May 9 -- More than 1,000 Marines backed by Cobra helicopter gunships and F-18 jets attacked targets Monday in a region of northwestern Iraq that commanders called a sanctuary for foreign fighters...
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    Clash Over Judicial Filibusters Nears Boiling Point (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - As the Senate returns from a week-long recess, Republicans are reminding everyone that four years ago today, President Bush nominated Priscilla R. Owen and Miguel A. Estrada to federal appellate courts. Neither received a Senate confirmation vote, Republicans note, because...
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    U.S. Officers In Iraq Put Priority On Extremists (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - BAGHDAD, May 8 -- Senior U.S. commanders say their view of the Iraqi insurgency has begun to shift, with higher priority being given to combating foreign fighters and Iraqi jihadists...
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    Democrats Could Profit From Blair's Labor (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - LONDON, May 7 -- Can the British Labor Party help the Democrats in the United States find their way back to power? In a week when Prime Minister Tony Blair was humbled by the voters here on the way to a reelection victory, that may be an odd question. But even a damaged...
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    FiOS Speeds Up Web, Phone And TV Access (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Verizon Communications Inc. is offering a new deal in high-speed Internet service in parts of Maryland and Northern Virginia. But it's still a bit of a secret...
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    Christianity Filibuster Fray Lifts Profile Of Minister (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - In his home town of Pearland, Tex., Baptist minister Rick Scarborough was tireless in promoting his conservative Christian way of thinking...
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    Bush Faults WWII Legacy In E. Europe (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - RIGA, Latvia, May 7 -- President Bush condemned the Soviet subjugation of Eastern Europe after World War II but acknowledged Saturday that the United States bore some blame for the "division of Europe into armed camps" and vowed never again to trade freedom for stability...
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    Critics Fault Medicare Handbook (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - As they gear up to sell the new Medicare drug benefit to 43 million seniors, federal health officials are circulating a draft handbook that elder advocates and insurers say is sprinkled with omissions, inaccuracies and material that could make an already complicated endeavor...
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    Tech Consultant Chosen To Head TSA (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - President Bush yesterday nominated Edmund S. "Kip" Hawley, a supply-chain technology consultant from California, to head the Transportation Security Administration...
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    MCI Cuts Costs To Narrow Loss; Sales Slide 12% (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - MCI Inc., which this week reaffirmed its agreement to merge with Verizon Communications Inc., said yesterday that it had sharply reduced its losses even as sales slipped across the company in the first quarter...
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    Insurgent Violence Escalates In Iraq (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - BAGHDAD, April 23 -- Violence is escalating sharply in Iraq after a period of relative calm that followed the January elections. Bombings, ambushes and kidnappings targeting Iraqis and foreigners, both troops and civilians, have surged this month while the new Iraqi...
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    DeLay Airfare Was Charged To Lobbyist's Credit Card (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - The airfare to London and Scotland in 2000 for then-House Majority Whip Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) was charged to an American Express card issued to Jack Abramoff, a Washington lobbyist at the center of a federal criminal and tax probe, according to two sources who know Abramoff's...
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    Top Army Officers Are Cleared In Abuse Cases (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - An Army inspector general's report has cleared senior Army officers of wrongdoing in the abuse of military prisoners in Iraq and elsewhere, government officials familiar with the findings said yesterday...
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