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SD Co.: Couple needs permit to hold Bible study, CA

May 29, 2009 7:28 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A pastor who holds a weekly Bible study session at his home has been cited by San Diego County and told to get a permit for their gatherings.David Jones and his wife Mary could be fined $100 to $1,000 if...

Administration opposes Uighurs' release in US, US

May 29, 2009 7:23 pm | by MARK SHERMAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration, picking up the argument of its predecessor, is opposing the release of Chinese Muslim detainees at Guantanamo Bay into the United States.In papers filed with the Supreme Court late...

Governor sets new veto record, NV

May 29, 2009 7:02 pm | by BRENDAN RILEY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Jim Gibbons vetoed 10 more bills on Friday, bringing his total to 41 — well beyond the old record of 30 vetoes set shortly after Nevada became a state in 1864.The previous record for most vetoes...


Global body lifts age limit on beef trade with respect to BSE+

May 29, 2009 6:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PARIS, May 30 (Kyodo) — The World Organization for Animal Health adopted a resolution Friday lifting cattle age limits for beef exports and imports with regard to mad cow disease, a move likely to strengthen U.S. pressure on...

Japan seeks understanding for new U.N. resolution on N. Korea+

May 29, 2009 6:41 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SINGAPORE, May 30 (Kyodo) — Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada voiced expectations Saturday for a new U.N. Security Council resolution in response to North Korea's nuclear test earlier in the week, saying Pyongyang's...

U.S. not to recognize N. Korea as nuclear weapons power: envoy+

May 29, 2009 6:41 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Kyodo) — The U.S. special envoy for the six-way talks on North Korea's nuclear drive has told Japanese lawmakers that Washington will not recognize Pyongyang as a nuclear weapons state, Japanese and U.S....

HL:Manitoba government, 4 First Nations sign deal to become partners in dam@

May 29, 2009 6:36 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SPLIT LAKE, Man. — The Manitoba government, Manitoba Hydro and four northern First Nations hosted a traditional ceremony to sign a deal to become owners of the Keeyask dam.The ownership deal, plus compensation for flooding,...

Xcel Energy seeks higher electric rate, WI

May 29, 2009 6:21 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Xcel Energy says it will file a request with Wisconsin regulators to raise its residential electric rate by 5.6 percent.The utility said the request will be filed Monday with the state Public Service...


LEAD: 2 Kobe high schools hit hard by new flu reopen after 2-week closure+

May 29, 2009 6:15 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

KOBE, May 30 (Kyodo) — (EDS: ADDING COMMENTS OF STUDENTS AT 6TH-7TH GRAFS)Two senior high schools in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture hit hard by new-flu infections reopened Saturday after closing for about two weeks to prevent the...

Nonprescription drugs to hit convenience stores under deregulation+

May 29, 2009 6:14 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 30 (Kyodo) — Consumers will be able to purchase nonprescription drugs at convenience stores and supermarkets from next Monday as a result of deregulation.Under the revised Pharmaceutical Affairs Act, convenience...

Ferry's return delayed by generator failure, AK

May 29, 2009 6:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state ferry Matanuska will not return to service on Wednesday as planned.State transportation department spokesman Roger Wetherell says one of the ferry's three generators suffered a catastrophic...

HL:B.C. First Nation looking to get 'out of slump' with resort project@

May 29, 2009 5:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOFINO, B.C. — A First Nation on Vancouver Island is holding up a proposed multimillion-dollar wilderness resort development as an example for other native communities looking for ways to become more independent and leave...

Group says St. George building is most endangered, AK

May 29, 2009 5:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Community Hall on St. George Island is Alaska's most endangered property.That's the determination of the Alaska Association for Historic Preservation.The organization says it compiles the top 10...

EVENING NEWS for May 29, 2009, CBS

May 29, 2009 5:32 pm | by Anthony MasonAssociated Press | News | Comments

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House sends smokeless tobacco tax boost to Perry, TX

May 29, 2009 5:27 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Smokeless tobacco in Texas would be taxed by weight instead of the list price under a bill headed to Gov. Rick Perry.The state House approved the measure Friday evening. It would use some money from the...


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