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  • Mystery buyer acquires vatican.xxx web address

    The Vatican said on Wednesday an unknown buyer had snapped up the internet address vatican.xxx, a domain combining its name with an extension reserved for pornographic content.

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    21 Dec 11
  • Newt Gingrich looks over his shoulder during a campaign event in Manchester, New Hampshire December 21, 2011.

    “I’m speaking as a historian.” It’s a common refrain in Newt Gingrich’s speeches, a not-so-subtle reminder of the image he seeks to build as a Republican presidential candidate: that of a serious thinker whose opinions are rooted in an appreciation of the past.

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    21 Dec 11
  • Iraq crisis raises specter of sectarian strife

    When the last American soldiers left Iraq this week almost nine years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, U.S. officials were keen to portray it as a stable, democratic, if still troubled nation.

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    21 Dec 11
  • China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin gestures to a journalist during a news conference in Beijing November 21, 2011.

    Hackers in China broke through the computer defenses of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last year and were able to access information about its operations and its 3 million members, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

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    21 Dec 11
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    Girls Hockey: New Ulm 10 LSH/STP 3

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    21 Dec 11
  • The Latest – December 21, 2011

    Here is the latest sports news: A pair of former Twins finalized their deals with new teams Tuesday. The Flames foiled the skidding Wild. The Wolves wrap up preseason play tonight. Rockies Finalize Three-Year Deal …

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    21 Dec 11
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    C John Sullivan has impressed the Vikings enough to earn a five-year, $25 million contract extension. An undersized center, Sullivan has worked hard to improve his technique and strength. He has made improvements, especially in …

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    21 Dec 11
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    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jarome Iginla and the Calgary Flames are making the most of a very short stay at home. Iginla scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist for the Flames who made …

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    21 Dec 11