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10/10/2007

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Moscow Pitch No Concern

England is unconcerned about playing next week's crucial Euro 2008 qualifier against Russia on Luzhniki stadium's artificial surface, the Football Association said Tuesday.

Fierce Fighting Rages Along Afghan Border

Four days of fierce fighting between Islamic militants and security forces near the Afghan border has killed as many as 250 people in some of the deadliest clashes on Pakistani soil since it threw its support behind the U.S.-led war on terrorism in 2001, the army said Tuesday.

Iraq Wants Blackwater Indemnity

The Iraqi government wants U.S. security firm Blackwater to pay $8 million in compensation to each of the families of 17 people killed in a shooting, a senior government source said Tuesday.

U.S. Weighed Radioactive Poisons

Early in the Cold War, the U.S. Army explored the potential for using radioactive poisons to assassinate ""important individuals"" such as military or civilian leaders, according to newly declassified documents.

Nobel Awarded for Technology Behind iPod

France's Albert Fert and Germany's Peter Gr?nberg won the 2007 Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for a discovery that has shrunk the size of hard disks found in computers, iPods and other digital devices.

U.S. Cuban Community Tries Dolphin Diplomacy

Nine Ukrainian children played with dolphins at the Miami Seaquarium while waiting to be fitted with free prosthetic limbs courtesy of their country's first lady, members of southern Florida's Cuban-American community and others.

Happy Birthday, Mr. President

On Oct. 7, 2006, Novaya Gazeta journalist Anna Politkovskaya was gunned down in the entrance to her Moscow apartment building.

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