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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Christian Ponder stood at the podium with a nasty cut on his nose and a noticeable laceration on his right hand. He took quite a beating last weekend against the …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Predators 2, Wild 1 F/SO

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With three rookie defensemen in their lineup, the Nashville Predators were looking for anything other than a close, tight game. But goalie Pekka Rinne and the rest of the Predators held …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Crime scene cleanup ad lifts Handel’s Messiah

    (Reuters) – Who says beautiful music and blood spatter cleanup can’t go together. When Chorus North Shore performs Handel’s Messiah or Verdi’s Requiem, the Boston-area group usually can count on Timothy Riley and his crime …

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    28 Dec 11
  • Stressed Chinese fight back – with pillows

    (Reuters) – A whirlwind of pillows bearing the names of bosses and teachers filled the air as hundreds of Chinese gathered to blow off stress in Shanghai, staging a massive pillow battle. The annual event …

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    28 Dec 11
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    S Mistral Raymond had his first career interception, and the first by a Vikings player since Week 5, when he grabbed an overthrown ball by Rex Grossman and returned it 31 yards on Saturday. The …

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    28 Dec 11
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    Meyers Leonard scored 20 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and keyed a dominating effort as Illinois opened Big Ten play with an 81-72 double-overtime victory over Minnesota. After making one of two free throws to open …

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    28 Dec 11
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    The Timberwolves played on — and coached on — in Milwaukee on Tuesday night without Rick Adelman. While Adelman was away to attend a family funeral, top assistant Terry Porter returned to his hometown and …

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    28 Dec 11
  • Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari, widower of assassinated former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, raises his hands in prayer at her grave to mark her death anniversary at the Bhutto family mausoleum in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, near Larkana December 26, 2011

    Pakistan’s embattled but defiant President Asif Ali Zardari used the fourth anniversary of the death of his wife Benazir Bhutto to ensure supporters he would not resign in the face of numerous crises building around him.

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    27 Dec 11